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Landfill By-law 2010-18

THE CORPORATION OF THE
MUNICIPALITY OF ST.-CHARLES

BY-LAW 2010-18


BEING A BY-LAW TO ESTABLISH AND ADMINISTER A SYSTEM FOR GARBAGE COLLECTION, RECYCLING COLLECTION AND TIPPING FEES

 

WHEREAS The Municipal Act 2001, Section 11 (3) 3 pertains to spheres of jurisdiction for waste management, and

WHEREAS Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of St.-Charles deems it necessary to establish and administer a system for garbage collection, recycling collection and prescribe tipping fees.


THEREFORE Council for the Corporation of the Municipality of St.-Charles enacts as follows:


1.0       DEFINITIONS


 In this by-law


1.1       “Access” means the right of entry to the Municipality of St.-Charles landfill site


1.2       “Construction pass” means an access permit given to out of town and local contractors working for the Municipality of St.-Charles residents and landowners to dispose of construction material and waste


1.3       “Tipping pass”    means an access permit purchased by residents and landowners to dispose of rateable waste and refuse.


1.4    “Yearly pass”  means an access permit purchased by businesses to dispose of household waste only.


2.0       ACCESS


2.1       Access to the Municipality of St.-Charles Landfill site is restricted to the residents and landowners of the Municipality of St.-Charles only.


2.2       Notwithstanding section 2.1, contractors from out-of-town who are working for residents or landowners of the Municipality are permitted access to the site pursuant to Section 6.0 of this by-law.


2.3       Persons may be required to show identification to the Landfill site attendant for verification purposes, prior to gaining access to the site.


2.4   All businesses and tourist resorts will be allowed to purchase a yearly pass (set out as Schedule “B” of this by-law for disposal of household waste."


3.0       COLLECTION SCHEDULE

Every Tuesday


3.1 To ensure an effective collection service and clean neighborhood, the following is required:


   only household garbage and recycling will be picked up

   all household garbage must be in a garbage bag or secured box (cannot be loose in containers)

   all recyclables must be in a clear plastic bag or recycling bins

   all household garbage and recycling shall be placed at the curb/driveway by 7:30 a.m.

   do not leave garbage out overnight

   keep garbage bins clean

   oversized garbage bags will not be picked up

   collection is for household waste and household recyclables only (the municipality will not collect other materials such as brush, leaves, grass clippings, furniture, white metal, etc…)


LIMITS PER PICK UP

1.      All residential units have a limit of 2 bags of household waste per unit/pick up

2.      All seasonal dwellings have a limit of 2 bags of household waste per pick up

3.      All businesses have a limit of 6 bags of waste per pick up

 

 NOTE:       NO limit on recycling bags or bins.

Recycling will be picked up at businesses with the exception of RONA due to the amount produced and the capacity of the collection vehicles.Food Market may purchase tags for additional garbage bags of household waste at the cost of $2.21 plus applicable taxes.

4.0       TIPPING PASS

4.1     A tipping pass can be purchased at the Municipal Office (“Schedule C”) or paid to the Landfill site attendant

4.2     The tipping pass must be presented to the Landfill site attendant before rateable items will be accepted.


4.3   Landfill site attendant will be responsible to ensure proper fees were collected when tipping passes have been given by office staff.

 

5.0       TIPPING FEES


Tipping fees are applicable for the following items:


5.1 Tires (no rims)              no charge

      (Standard size)               


5.2 White metal goods         no charge


5.3       Fridges/freezers       no charge*


* Please note that all refrigeration units must be tagged prior to dumping in landfill site. They will no longer be allowed in the landfill without the proper tags.


5.4      
Garbage bags (household only)---------$2.21/bag OR

Pick up load------------------------------------$25.00 per load

Trailer - 12 feet or less----------------------$25.00 per load

Up to 5 ton tag-along trailer----------------$50.00 per load      

Five Ton Truck---------------------------------$75.00 per load

Tandem Dump Truck------------------------$100.00 per load

Tri-Axle Dump Truck-------------------------$135.00 per load

                                                      (whichever is less)

5.5 Grass clippings, leaves and brush       no charge

5.6   Yearly pass for businesses only           $150.00
   
Given by office staff only (“Schedule B”)

5.7         Recycling                         no charge

**PLUS APPLICABLE TAXES**


6.0       CONSTRUCTION PASS


6.1 A “Construction pass” is required before any out-of-town contractor working for a resident or landowner of the Municipality is permitted access to the landfill site for the disposal of any type of refuse.


6.2 The construction pass must be presented to the landfill site attendant before construction material or waste of any kind be accepted.


6.3 The construction pass is issued to contractors by the building control Department, through the building permit process.


6.4       Contractors without a construction pass will be refused access to the site, and promptly reported to the building control Department.


6.5 The prescribed form for the “Construction Pass” is set out in Schedule “A” of this by-law.


Residential (such as sofas, chairs, beds, televisions, microwaves, etc…) Industrial, Commercial construction and demolition waste (drywall, insulation, shingles, carpets, flooring, ceiling tiles, vinyl siding, electrical wiring, cement and concrete, insulation, etc…)


      Pick up load----------------------------$25.00 per load

      Trailer - 12 feet or less--------------$25.00 per load

      Up to 5 ton tag-along trailer--------$50.00 per load      

      Five Ton Truck-------------------------$75.00 per load

      Tandem Dump Truck----------------$100.00 per load

      Tri-Axle Dump Truck------------------$135.00 per load


6.6 Residents or landowners bringing the material themselves are also subject to the same fees.


7.0       LANDFILL SITE HOURS


The landfill site is open to the public on:

 
MONDAYS                 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon

WEDNESDAYS       12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

SATURDAYS            9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


If a statutory holiday falls on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday, the landfill site will be closed.


OUR landfill site is for the use of taxpayers and residents of the Municipality of St.-Charles.


THIS by-law comes into force and takes effect on date of passing.


That by-law 2008-21 is hereby recinded


READ A FIRST TIME, AND CONSIDERED READ A SECOND AND THIRD TIME AND PASSED AS SUCH IN OPEN COUNCIL THIS 18TH, DAY OF MAY 2010

Claude lemieux
 MAYOR

 

Diane G Charlebois Howard
CLERK

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