SOLID WASTE PROCESSING AND DISPOSAL
(Rule 1200-01-07-.10, continued)
Higher Level of Service - If a county or region proposes an alternative system, said system shall be approved by the Commissioner. The proposed system must provide a higher level of service than convenience centers. The county or region must, at a minimum, provide a review as per paragraph (4) of this rule and state in detail the criteria by which the system provides a higher level of service.
Design and operation standards
Access - The facility shall restrict unauthorized access by means of fencing with the ability to secure access points. Operating hours shall be posted at the facility.
Dust and Mud Control - In order to prevent the creation of a nuisance or safety hazard all surfaces utilized for access and general operation shall be paved (includes compacted stone).
Run-on and Run-off Control
In order to prevent operational hazards all run-on surface water shall be diverted around the facility.
In order to prevent ponding of water, the surface of the facility shall be graded to assure proper runoff control. All runoff shall be diverted to an area that can be controlled with reference to release from the property. The release area shall be properly graded and stabilized to prevent erosion or other damage to adjoining properties. Release of solids in the runoff must be controlled.
Fire safety - The facility must have on-site, properly maintained, fire suppression equipment. Arrangements must be made with the nearest available fire protection agency to provide additional protection.
Communication - There shall be maintained during operating hours on-site equipment capable of notifying the appropriate authorities of an emergency, unless it is demonstrated to the Commissioner’s satisfaction that such requirement would be an unreasonable hardship at the convenience center location.
In order to provide shelter during inclement weather and store necessary records and supplies a suitable structure shall be provided on-site.
Sanitary facilities shall be provided.
Water - Service water should be provided to the facility if equipment and/or the facility management requires such water for maintenance.
Process water - If mechanical compaction is utilized all liquid generated by this equipment shall be collected and properly managed.
Recycled material shall be placed in separate receiving containers;
All waste handling (including loading and unloading) shall be conducted on
paved surfaces (pavement includes compacted stone);
May, 2010 (Revised)