Chapter 15 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

This is Chapter 00028 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, titled “Chapter 15 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT.” It is part of Part PART 3, titled “PART III CODE OF ORDINANCES.” It contains 65 laws. It’s comprised of the following 65 sections.

§ 15-1
Definitions.
§ 15-2
Solid waste collection services, container usage, condition and location.
§ 15-2.1
Scavenging of recyclable materials prohibited; theft of recycling containers.
§ 15-2.2
Recycling programs required for multi-family residential establishments.
§ 15-2.3
Recycling programs required for commercial establishments; joint and several liability.
§ 15-2.4
Modified recycling programs allowed.
§ 15-2.5
Applicability.
§ 15-2.6
Mandatory separation of recyclable materials from solid waste stream.
§ 15-2.7
Enforcement.
§ 15-2.8
Severability.
§ 15-2.9
Relation to state and federal law.
§ 15-2.9.1
Effective date.
§ 15-3
Prima facie evidence of accumulation of solid waste.
§ 15-4
Plans for solid waste storage and collection for commercial and multi-family residential establishments to be approved before issuance of building permit.
§ 15-5
Duty to dispose of solid waste and prevent accumulations.
§ 15-5.1
Declaration of legislative intent and determination of applicability.
§ 15-5.2
Prohibition of commingling of yard trash and other forms of solid waste; joint and several liability.
§ 15-6
Littering, dumping and unauthorized delivery prohibited; dumping or burying solid waste without proper authorization; unauthorized delivery of solid waste at neighborhood trash and recycling centers; declared public nuisance; presumption.
§ 15-7
Requirement to secure transported solid waste or recyclable material.
§ 15-8
Placing dangerous materials in garbage cans, plastic garbage bags, portable containers or recycling containers prohibited.
§ 15-9
Geographical service areas adjoining County solid waste management facilities.
§ 15-10
Reserved.
§ 15-11
Reserved.
§ 15-12
Emergency powers of the Director.
§ 15-13
County collection of solid waste.
§ 15-14
Special collections, fees, extra charges.
§ 15-15
Private disposal of waste.
§ 15-16
Responsibility for removal of industrial waste, hazardous waste and noncombustible solid waste, collection and disposal of bulky waste.
§ 15-17
Permits required by the Department of Solid Waste Management.
§ 15-17.1
Application for permit.
§ 15-17.2
Denial of permit.
§ 15-17.3
Appeal from Departmental denial of permit; appeal from revocation of permit under Section 15-17.14.
§ 15-17.4
Vehicle registration fees.
§ 15-17.5
Term of permit.
§ 15-17.6
Renewal of permit.
§ 15-17.7
Transfer of permit prohibited.
§ 15-17.8
Identification of equipment.
§ 15-17.9
Information required of permittees.
§ 15-17.10
Reserved.
§ 15-17.11
Disposal required at County-approved facilities.
§ 15-17.12
Solid waste disposal charges for private collectors.
§ 15-17.13
Acceptability of material for disposal.
§ 15-17.14
Revocation of permit.
§ 15-17.15
Reserved.
§ 15-17.16
Holding period for waste tires.
§ 15-17.17
Maintenance and inspection of records.
§ 15-17.18
Use of unpermitted waste tire transporter.
§ 15-18
Resource recovery and management facility permitting.
§ 15-19—15-22
Reserved.
§ 15-23
Solid waste fees; joint and several liability.
§ 15-24
Schedule of solid waste collection and disposal fees, records to be kept.
§ 15-25
Fees for disposal of solid waste brought to County solid waste management facilities.
§ 15-25.1
Legislative findings.
§ 15-25.2
Disposal Facility Fee payable to County.
§ 15-25.3
Record keeping.
§ 15-26
Payment of solid waste fees.
§ 15-27
Reserved.
§ 15-28
Waste fee shall constitute special assessment liens against all improved real property.
§ 15-29
Waste fee receipts.
§ 15-30
Multiple occupancy of premises.
§ 15-31
Certain exemptions from payment of solid waste fees.
§ 15-32
Enforcement and penalties for violation of this chapter.
§ 15-32.1
Team Metro: Delegation of enforcement power and duties.
§ 15-33
Advance of funds for operating expenses, automotive vehicles of the Department, establishment of a reserve fund.
§ 15-34
Reserved.