Every individual, partnership, firm or corporation collecting solid waste within the boundaries of the township shall dump all such solid waste collected within the boundaries of the township at designated disposal sites existing and operating in accordance with the rules and regulations of the PaDEP.
Every individual, partnership, firm or corporation collecting and hauling solid waste or recyclable materials for commercial properties, and institutional and municipal establishments, shall obtain a permit from the township.
All permits shall be issued for a period of one year commencing on July 1 and ending on June 30. Such permits are not transferable.
[Amended 7-17-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-7]
All persons collecting solid waste or recyclable materials in the township shall pay a fee as set forth from time to time by resolution of the Board of Supervisors for the use of one truck and a fee as set forth from time to time by resolution of the Board of Supervisors for each additional truck, annually, for a permit enabling them to operate within the township.
The direction, supervision and control of the solid waste and recycling program shall be by the Township Manager or his agent. The Township Manager or his agent shall generally supervise the collection and disposal of solid waste in the township. The West Hanover Township Environmental Advisory Committee shall act in an advisory capacity to the Township Manager and the Board of Supervisors.
Hazardous waste, as defined by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the PaDEP, shall not be dumped or disposed at any designated disposal site.
Any person, association, partnership or corporation who fails to comply with any of the requirements or provisions of this article or any regulations issued pursuant to this article or who fails or refuses to comply with any notice, order or direction of any officer or employee of the township given pursuant to the authority conferred herein shall be guilty of a summary offense and, upon conviction thereof before any District Justice, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $600 and costs of prosecution for each and every offense, and, in default of payment thereof, shall be imprisoned in the county jail for not more than 30 days.