Town of Newtown, CT
Fairfield County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Newtown 3-21-1988 (Reg. No. 9). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Junkyards — See Ch. 153.
Littering — See Ch. 164.
Solid waste — See Ch. 199.
No one is permitted to enter the disposal area without a permit.
A. 
There shall be two classes of permits, Class A and Class B.
(1) 
Class A permits.
(a) 
Class A permits shall be valid from the date of issue to June 30 of each year.
(b) 
Class A permits shall be issued for all material suitable for deposit in the Newtown disposal area.
(c) 
Class A permits are renewable upon reapplication, except in the case of the fourth reapplication, in which case the permit shall not be granted until after the next permit year begins on July 1.
(2) 
Class B permits shall be issued for one day only, and shall be surrendered to the attendant. The owner or tenant who generates the material for deposit into the Newtown disposal area shall countersign the Class B permit. The permit shall also contain his or her street address and a general description, including telephone number, yardage, and the name of the commercial collector.
B. 
The First Selectman may revoke a permit of either class for violations of the Landfill Regulations and Rules, which may result in refusal of subsequent permits. The revocation of any permit may be appealed to the Board of Selectmen, who shall have the authority to reinstate the permit. Appeals shall be taken in writing 30 days from the date of written notice of refusal.
C. 
Stickers will be provided to all Newtown residents and will act as a permit.
A. 
Commercial collectors shall include any person, firm, or corporation who transports into the Newtown disposal area any material not defined as residential material. "Residential material" is defined as all that material generated by an inhabited dwelling, including but not limited to organic material, grass clippings, leaves and newspapers, and excluding bulky waste, trees, stumps, clean fill, materials from house or building construction or demolition, cardboard except as may be incidental to a residential use of same, and tires. The listing of included and excluded materials is not intended to be exhaustive, but is given by way of example.
B. 
Fees.
(1) 
The fee schedule for permits for vehicles carrying nonresidential material is as follows:
(a) 
Class A, yearly fee per vehicle: $25 per yard of rated capacity and $3 per yard per trip, to be calculated at the maximum rated capacity of each vehicle for each trip.
(b) 
Class B: $5 per day and $3 per yard per trip, to be calculated at the maximum rated capacity of each vehicle for each trip.
(c) 
Class C. The fee for tires to be deposited shall be:
[1] 
For passenger vehicles, per tire: $2.
[2] 
For trucks, per tire: $5.
[3] 
For tractors, per tire: $15.
(d) 
Class D. Additional fees:
[1] 
Bulky waste: $6 per cubic yard.
[2] 
Industrially generated cardboard: $20 per cubic yard.
[3] 
Appliances (including air conditioners, clothes dryers, clothes washers, dishwashers, furnaces, hot-water heaters, oil tanks, refrigerators, freezers, stoves, microwaves, and water tanks): $10 per item.
[4] 
Furniture/Miscellaneous (including chairs, sofas, console televisions, desks, metal, miscellaneous large furniture, toilets, tubs, sinks and wall-to-wall carpets): $10 per item.
(2) 
All fees shall be paid prior to deposit of materials in the Newtown disposal area. The method of collection and recordkeeping procedures shall be established by the Financial Director and First Selectman.
C. 
Each refuse collector shall file a certificate of insurance, automobile liability for each registered vehicle with the First Selectman at the time and each subsequent time a permit is issued or renewed.
D. 
Upon the first and each subsequent violation of the regulations covering the use of the Newtown disposal area; i.e., importation of refuse from outside the Town of Newtown and upon written notification by the First Selectman, the entire permit fee for the vehicle will be forfeit and the permit will be immediately revoked.
E. 
Application must then be made for renewal of permit and the entire annual fee paid again for the balance of the permit year.
F. 
In the case of repeated violations, the Board of Selectmen may bar the commercial operator from the use of the disposal facility entirely for such period as they deem appropriate.
G. 
Prior to the issuance of permits for any vehicle, a route list for that vehicle must be supplied to the Selectman's Office, and this route list must demonstrate sufficient volume for this particular vehicle entirely within the Town limits of Newtown.
A. 
Tires will be accepted only when rims are removed, and must be deposited in designated area.
B. 
Salvageable metal to be deposited in designated area. This includes wire goods, tanks, tire rims, bedsprings, etc. No car bodies will be accepted.
C. 
Brush and demolition material must be deposited in designated area.
D. 
Leaves, grass clippings and other organic material must be deposited in designated area.
E. 
Prohibited materials include noxious chemicals, oily wastes, hot furnace wastes and hot ashes, and any other hazardous waste.