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3363-2018 Waste Management

3363-2018 Waste Management By-Law

BEING A BY-LAW TO CONTINUE THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF AND TO REGULATE A SYSTEM FOR THE DISPOSAL OF MUNICIPAL WASTE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF POLICIES, REGULATIONS AND FEES FOR THE DISPOSAL OF MUNICIPAL WASTE, GARBAGE AND RECYCLABLES

Passed by Council June 11, 2018

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CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF AUGUSTA
BY-LAW NUMBER 3363-2018
A BY-LAW TO CONTINUE THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF AND TO
EGULATE A SYSTEM FOR THE DISPOSAL OF MUNICIPAL WASTE AND TO PROVIDE
FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF POLICIES, REGULATIONS AND FEES FOR THE
DISPOSAL OF MUNICIPAL WASTE, GARBAGE AND RECYCLABLES

WHEREAS the Municipal Act, 2001, SO 2001 Chapter 25 as amended section 11 ( 1) 3
authorizes the council of a local municipality to pass By Laws to establish, maintain and operate
a waste management system;

AND WHEREAS section 11 ( 1 ) 3 of the Act authorizes the council of a local municipality to pass
By-Laws to prohibit or regulate the use of any part of a waste management system and to
establish fees to the use of any part of the waste management system;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Augusta deems it expedient
to continue the establishment of and to maintain and regulate a system for the disposal of waste
within the municipality and to establish procedures, regulations, policies and fees for the disposal
of waste and the recycling of waste materials;

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Augusta does enact as
follows that:

1 DEFINITIONS:

1.1. Clean brush means trimmings from trees up to 4″, with no other wood products.

1.2. Commercial Hauler means a person engaged in the collection, transporting,
disposing of waste materials for profit.

Note: Bagged or loose garbage will fall under schedule B. section 2.3 for
commercial hauler.

1.3. CoA means the Certificate of Approval issued by MOECC

1.4. Commercial shall mean premises used for commerce which is defined as the
buying and selling of goods and services and entertainment together with
accessory buildings incidental thereto, which shall also include property zoned
commercial under the township’s zoning By-law.

1.5. Compost material means garden waste, leaves and grass trimmings

1.6. Construction waste means non-hazardous waste, refuse, and litter generated
from and incidental to lawful construction activities and shall include such items as
bricks, scrap lumber and non-treated wood products, asphalt shingles and
drywall.

1.7. Council means the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Augusta.

1.8. ECA means the Environmental Certificate of Approval issued by MOECC

1.9. Electronic waste means any electronic equipment such as computer related
hardware, radio equipment, television equipment etc.

1.10. Hazardous waste means waste and materials as may be defined from time to time
by the Ministry of Environment under the Certificate of Approval or as defined by
the Ministry of Environment from time to time.

1.11. Industrial/Commercial/Institutional waste means waste materials from any one or
more industrial or manufacturing processes, or waste from any property assessed
for industrial or manufacturing uses.
1.12. MOECC means the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Control

1.13. PET’ means Polyethylene Terephthalate, which is a plastic resin and a form of
polyester. Polyethylene Terephthalate is a polymer that is formed by combining
two monomers called modified ethylene glycol and purified terephthalic acid. PET
is the type of plastic labelled with the #1 code on or near the bottom of bottles and
containers and is commonly used to package soft drinks, water, juice, peanut
butter, salad dressings and oil, cosmetics and household cleaners.

1.14. Person means any human being, association, firm, corporation, partnership, agent
or trustee and their heirs, assigns or successors to whom a contract may apply
under law.

1.15. Recyclable material means corrugated cardboard (which must be broken flat),
paper and other types of cardboard, newspapers, magazines or glossy paper,
telephone books, PET bottles (soft drink containers), other forms of plastic and,
plastic containers (1 to 7), clear glass, coloured glass, and light bulbs, metal cans,
tinfoil, oil, paint, batteries, in accordance with the recycling contractor’s agreement
and its Recycling Contractor for reuse through a depot or future curb side system.

1.16. Resident shall mean those residing within the municipal boundaries of the
Township of Augusta either on a full time or seasonal / part time basis.

1.17. Supervisor/attendants means the person or attendant who shall have responsibility
and supervision of the operation of the site.

1.18. Transfer Station means the waste transfer stations located at 3618 County Road
26, Prescott, ON KOE 1TO and 8212 Coville Road, North Augusta, ON KOG 1RO.

1.19. Township means the Corporation of the Township of Augusta.

1.20. Township employee means the Public Works Manager or designate that oversees
all operations of the Waste Transfer Stations

1.21. Tire means any tire from a vehicle or device that moves on wheels and is made of
rubber or a synthetic of the same nature.

1.22. Waste means garbage, refuse and other waste materials generated from domestic
household sources and similar uses approved for disposal by the Ministry of the
Environment and the Township at the Waste Transfer Station and shall for the
purposes of this definition include ICI/residential waste, but shall not include
hazardous waste.

1.23. Waste Transfer Station means the area under a Certificate of Approval and or
Environmental Certificate of Approval issued by the Ontario Ministry of the
Environment and Climate Change

1.24. White good means appliances normally made of metal of any colour.

2 SCOPE

2.1. The provisions of this By-Law shall apply to all persons, lands, structures and uses
within the boundaries of the Township of Augusta.

3 OPERATIONS

3.1. No person shall deposit bagged waste weighing more than 18.143696 kg ( 40 lbs)
and all bags must be transparent.

3.2. Every person shall deposit recyclable materials into each of the appropriate
recycling containers. (See schedule “B” section 1.2 for recyclable materials
accepted). Please Note: Certain materials are accepted only in Maynard and
others only in North Augusta, as posted in pamphlets and on site.

3.3. No person shall scavenge household waste within the site.

3.4. Every person upon request from the Supervisor/Attendant shall produce personal
identification and allow the Supervisor/ Attendant to check all loads. The source of
the waste and recyclables shall be disclosed upon request. The Supervisor/
Attendant will direct them to the appropriate location for deposit at the site. The
Supervisor/Attendant’s decision shall be considered final as to allowing any
material deposited at the site in accordance with this By-Law and the policies of
the Township.

3.5. Every person will suitably wrap or place garbage in containers and all papers shall
be wrapped or tied in a manner to prevent scattering while transporting to the site
and before being deposited in the site.

3.6. Every person shall convey material to the site in secure manner as to not allow
wind or elements to cause materials to leave or fall from the vehicle transporting it.

3. 7. The site shall be fenced and a gate or gates shall be maintained in conjunction
with the fence to control the entrance or admission to the site area and other
security measures shall be adopted from time to time by the Township to improve
the site operation.

3.8. Signs will be posted indicating the ownership of the site, who may use the site, and
the hours of operation.

3.9. Signs shall be posted directing users to the appropriate area for the disposal of all
acceptable materials as per the ECA/CoA. Pamphlets will also be made available.

3.10. The fees shall be as set out in Schedule ‘B’ to this By-Law.

3.11. No person shall access the site other than at those times when the site is open
and/or under the control of an official.

3.12. No person shall deposit waste or refuse at or near a gate or fence enclosing the
site either inside or outside at any time.

3.13. Clean Brush shall be chipped by the Township of Augusta and may be used for
composting.

3.14. The sites shall be for the sole and exclusive use of residents and taxpayers of the
Township of Augusta AND use of the site by another person, party or company is
expressly forbidden AND this shall apply to non-resident taxpayers save and
except seasonal dwellers, while the seasonal dwelling is occupied and for garbage
generated in Augusta.

3.15. The hours of operation shall be as set out in Schedule ‘A’ to this By-Law.

4 ENFORCEMENT

4.1. Any person, party or corporation who contravenes this agreement or any section
thereof is guilty of an offence and upon conviction for such an offence shall be
subject to a fine as set out in the Municipal Act as amended, or any other
municipal or provincial legislation, exclusive of costs for each and every offence
and such fines shall be recoverable under the Provincial Offences Act.

5. VALIDITY OF BY-LAW

5.1. If a court of competent jurisdiction declares any provision, or part of a provision of
this By-Law to be invalid, or to be of no force and effect, it is the intention of the
Council in enacting this By-Law, that each and every other provision of this By-Law
authorized by law, be applied and enforced in accordance with its terms to the
extent possible according to law.

6. REPEAL

6.1. By-Law 2880 is hereby repealed in its entirety and all other by-laws inconsistent
herewith are hereby repealed.

7. That schedule A & B, attached, shall form part of this by-law

8. The By-Law comes into full force on passing thereof.

READ a first and second time this 11th day of June, 2018.

READ a third time and passed this 11th day of June, 2018.

Signed by Mayor Doug Malanka and Deputy Clerk Ray Morrison

 

CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF AUGUSTA
SCHEDULE ‘A’ TO
By-Law 3363-2018

Maynard Transfer Station
Hours of Operation:

MONDAY- FRIDAY                   9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
SATURDAY                              8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
SUNDAY                                  CLOSED

North Augusta Waste Disposal Site
Hours of Operation:

MONDAY                                CLOSED
TUESDAY                               9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY                         CLOSED
THURSDAY                            9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
FRIDAY                                  CLOSED
SATURDAY                            8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
SUNDAY                                CLOSED

Both sites will be closed on statutory holidays as designated by the Township of Augusta.

 

CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF AUGUSTA
SCHEDULE ‘B’ TO
By-Law 3363-2018

Fees for the use of and disposal of waste at the Township of Augusta Waste Transfer
Stations:

1. FEES AND TYPES OF MATERIAL

1.1. Fee means the amount to be paid by the residents of the Township of Augusta
for personal garbage or possessions from their own dwelling or business
(created from stock purchases or transactions on site)

1.2. Recyclable waste, acceptable to the Township, means corrugated cardboard
(which must be broken flat), paper and other types of cardboard, newspapers,
magazines or glossy paper, telephone books, PET bottles (soft drink
containers), other forms of plastic and, plastic containers (1 to 7), clear glass,
coloured glass, and light bulbs, metal cans, tinfoil, oil, paint, batteries, in
accordance with the recycling contractor’s agreement.

1.3. Garden Compost” shall mean garden cuttings, leaves and grass

2. WASTE

2.1. BAGGABLE WASTE                      No Charge regardless of vehicle

2.2. RECYCLABLES                             No Charge regardless of vehicle

 

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2.3 Chargeable Waste Chart Trailor Fee Schedule and Do Not Accept Charts