Solid Waste Management Bylaw 5526-2015

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BYLAW
5526-2015
THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT HAS BEEN REPRODUCED FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY and is a
consolidation of "District of Mission Solid Waste Management Bylaw 5526-2015” with the following amending
bylaws:
Bylaw Number
5603-2016-5526(1)
5686-2017-5526(2)
Date Adopted
December 19, 2016
December 20, 2017
Section Amended
Schedule “A”
Schedule “A”
Individual copies of any of the above bylaws are available from the Administration Department of the District of
Mission. For legal purposes, copies of the original bylaws should be obtained.
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DISTRICT OF MISSION
BYLAW 5526-2015
A Bylaw to provide for the management of residential, commercial,
institutional and industrial solid wastes and wildlife attractants
WHEREAS pursuant to Section 8(3) of the Community Charter; a council may, by bylaw, regulate,
prohibit and impose requirements in relation to a municipal service,
NOW THEREFORE the Council of the District of Mission, in open meeting assembled, ENACTS AS
FOLLOWS:
This Bylaw may be cited for all purposes as "District of Mission Solid Waste Management Bylaw
5526-2015".
1.
DEFINITIONS
(a)
“Authorized Facility” means a solid waste management facility that is recognized in
the Fraser Valley Regional District’s current Solid Waste Management Plan and
includes the Mission Landfill, the Recycling Depot and the Recyclables Processing
Facility.
(b)
“Blue Bag” means a blue-tinted, transparent, plastic bag, not exceeding 80 litres in
volume or 20 kilograms in weight when full, and supplied by the resident for the
placement and collection of clean and dry Recyclables.
(c)
“Collection Schedule” means a colour-coded calendar, indicating the days on which
the Curbside Collection and On-site Collection services are provided in the Curbside
Collection Area and Curbside Collection Optional Area.
(d)
“Collection Service Provider” means the person, firm or corporation appointed from
time to time by the Council or authorized pursuant to this Bylaw to operate a Curbside
Collection and On-site Collection service system and perform related services, as
established by this Bylaw.
(e)
“Compact Housing” means an apartment block containing mainly bachelor Dwelling
Units, intended for the accommodation of one Occupier, and where each dwelling unit
does not exceed 37 square metres in total floor space.
(f)
“Compostables” means Food Waste and natural garden wastes, including grass
clippings, leaves and tree branches up to a diameter of 5 centimetres and 90
centimetres in length; but excludes liquids, petroleum-based oil and grease, animal
feces, raw sewage, septic tank sludge, dead animals, lumber, saw dust, rocks, soil or
sod.
(g)
“Compostable Plastic Bag” means a bag supplied by the resident for the placement
and collection of Compostables that carries a logo certifying it as “compostable”.
(h)
“Compost Container” means a Rot Pot or a rigid container, designed for Curbside
Collection, not exceeding 80 litres in volume or 20 kilograms in weight when full,
featuring a waterproof, tight-fitting lid and an Orange Sticker, intended to contain
residential Compostables.
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(i)
“Confined Garbage” means Garbage that is, at a minimum, contained in plastic
shopping bags and a Garbage Container.
(j)
“Construction and Demolition Waste” means materials produced from the acts of
construction, renovation, repair or demolition of a building or part thereof, excluding
any Recyclable Materials and Dimensional Wood.
(k)
“Contaminated Paper” means Food Waste related paper products, including paper
food napkins, paper towels, pizza and doughnut boxes and paper egg cartons.
(l)
“Curbside Collection” service means the removal of Garbage, Compostables and
Recyclables from Single-family Dwellings in the Curbside Collection Area, as set out
in this Bylaw.
(m)
“Curbside Collection Area” means that portion of the District shown on Plan No.
G127E, entitled “Curbside Collection Area,” which is serviced by the District or its
contractor.
(n)
“Curbside Collection Optional Area” means that portion of the District shown on
Plan No. G127E, entitled “Curbside Collection Area”, which may be serviced by the
District or its contractor at the property Owners’ preference and at the Engineer’s
discretion.
(o)
“Dangerous Wildlife” means bear, cougar, coyote or wolf or a species of wildlife that
is prescribed as dangerous under the BC Wildlife Act.
(p)
“Dimensional Wood” means lumber, untreated, treated and painted wood, wood
pallets; and may include wooden furniture, mattress frames and other items
manufactured from wood, as designated by the Engineer from time to time.
(q)
“District” means the District of Mission.
(r)
“Dwelling Unit” means one or more rooms of complementary use, occupied or
intended to be occupied by people and containing not more than one kitchen.
(s)
“Engineer” means the Director of Engineering and Public Works of the District of
Mission or a person designated to act in his/her stead.
(t)
“Extended Producer Responsibility Materials” means any material which is
defined as a product in a “product category” listed in the Recycling Regulation (B.C.
Reg. 449/2004) for which a “Product Plan”, as defined in the Regulation, has been
approved and is operating.
(u)
“Extra Garbage Sticker” means a sticker that may be purchased from the District to
be attached to an 80-litre Plastic Bag for the Curbside Collection of Garbage that is
over the collection day limit.
(v)
“Food Waste” means natural kitchen wastes, including fruit and vegetable matter,
table scraps, bread, meat, fish, bones, pasta, rice, cooked leftovers, preserves, coffee
grounds and paper filters, tea bags, egg shells, solid milk products, wooden cutlery
and Contaminated Paper; but excludes petroleum-based oils and grease and liquids.
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(w)
“Garbage” means typical solid waste material, such as household waste and Small
Animal Bedding, but excludes Recyclable Materials, Compostables, Dimensional
Wood, Trade Waste, Construction and Demolition Waste, Hazardous Waste, rocks,
soil and sod, liquids and dog feces and raw sewage. The Engineer may include or
exclude materials at the Engineer’s sole discretion, based upon Fraser Valley
Regional District or provincial requirements or operational considerations.
(x)
“Garbage Bag” means a Plastic Bag, designed for Curbside Collection, not
exceeding a volume of 80 litres and 20 kilograms in weight when full, and supplied by
the resident for the placement and collection of Garbage.
(y)
“Garbage Container” means a rigid bin designed for Curbside Collection and
supplied by the resident, not exceeding a volume of 80 litres and 20 kilograms in
weight when full, intended to contain Garbage and featuring a waterproof, tight-fitting
lid.
(z)
“Glass Container” means any food-related container made of glass, including jars
and bottles, but does not include window glass, windshield glass, plate glass, mirrors,
ceramics, light bulbs, Pyrex®, or other similar products.
(aa)
“Greenwaste” means brush and branches of generally greater than 5 centimetres in
diameter and 90 centimetres in length that are suitable for composting, but not for
Curbside Collection service or On-site Collection service.
(bb)
“Hazardous Waste” means dangerous or highly offensive wastes, including, without
limitation, all substances within the definition of “hazardous waste” in the Hazardous
Waste Regulation, B.C. Regulation 464/2004, under the Environmental Management
Act, as amended or replaced from time to time.
(cc)
“Landfill” means the Mission Landfill, located at 32000 Dewdney Trunk Road,
Mission, BC.
(dd)
“Landfill Contractor” means the person, firm or corporation appointed from time to
time by the Council or authorized pursuant to this Bylaw to perform the service of
operating the Landfill.
(ee)
“Metal Food and Beverage Container” means any ferrous and non-ferrous can and
lid, which originally contained a food, pet food or beverage product, but does not
include aerosol cans.
(ff)
“Multi-family Dwelling” means a dwelling unit located on a parcel of land which
contains three or more dwelling units, or a dwelling unit located on a parcel of land
zoned for commercial, institutional or industrial use, and includes apartment blocks,
trailer courts, strata subdivisions, townhouses, and other high-density dwelling
complexes; but excludes Compact Housing and may exclude specific triplexes,
fourplexes and townhouse and strata complexes, as designated by the Engineer from
time to time.
(gg)
“Occupier” has the same meaning as defined in the Community Charter.
(hh)
“Owner” has the same meaning as defined in the Community Charter, and in relation
to strata property, includes a strata corporation.
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(ii)
“On-site Collection” service means the collection of Compostables and Recyclables
in communal containers from Multi-family Dwellings and Compact Housing, as set out
in this Bylaw.
(jj)
“Orange Sticker” means a sticker issued free of charge by the District, which must
be wrapped around a Compost Container for the purpose of assisting the Collection
Service Provider with identifying curbside Compostables.
(kk)
“Paper Bag” means a bag supplied by the resident for the placement and collection
of Compostables, which is designed for Curbside Collection and sufficient strength
and integrity to contain Compostables during the Curbside Collection process.
(ll)
“Plastic Film” means “stretchy” plastic wrap and bags made of low-density
polyethylene (LDPE), coded as #4 plastic.
(mm) “Recyclable Materials” means materials that have practical diversion potential and
viable markets, and include Recyclables, Extended Producer Responsibility Materials,
scrap metal and gypsum board.
(nn)
“Recyclables” means items identified in Schedule C that are collected as part of the
Curbside Collection and On-site Collection services. The Engineer may include or
exclude materials at the Engineer’s sole discretion, based upon changing commodity
market requirements.
(oo)
“Recyclables Processing Facility” means the Abbotsford Mission Recycling Depot
located at 33670 Valley Road, Abbotsford, BC.
(pp)
“Recycling Depot” means the Mission Recycling Depot located at 7229 Mershon
Street, Mission, BC.
(qq)
“Rigid Plastic Container” means any household or food and beverage related
container made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), high-density polyethylene
(HDPE), low-density polyethylene (LDPE) or polypropylene (PP) of any colour with
the respective codes “1,” “2”, “4” or “5” embossed within a triangular symbol on the
container.
(rr)
“Rot Pot” means a 46-litre, rigid container, designed for Curbside Collection, with a
tight-fitting, snap-shut lid, not exceeding 20 kilograms in weight when full, and
intended mainly for the storage and Curbside Collection of Food Waste; but which
may be used for the storage and Curbside Collection of all Compostables. Rot Pots
do not have to feature an Orange Sticker.
(ss)
“Scale Attendant” means the person employed by the Landfill Contractor to operate
the scales, computer and cash receipting system at the Landfill.
(tt)
“Single-family Dwelling” means a dwelling located within a parcel of land containing
one or two Dwelling Units, and includes Suites and duplexes; and may include
specific triplexes, fourplexes and townhouse and strata complexes, as designated by
the Engineer from time to time.
(uu)
“Small Animal Bedding” includes pellets and shavings from cages for hamsters,
guinea pigs, birds and similar small, domestic animals, as well as cat litter that is of a
solid nature and completely contained in securely tied bags, and does not exceed 5
litres per pickup, but excludes dog feces.
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(vv)
“Spring Cleanup” means the first two full weeks of May of each year, during which
residents located in the Curbside Collection Area may set out additional Garbage as
per Section 3.11.
(ww)
“Statutory Holiday” means New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day,
Canada Day, BC Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Remembrance Day,
Christmas Day, and for the purposes of this Bylaw, Easter Sunday and Boxing Day.
(xx)
“Suite” means a separate Dwelling Unit within a Single-family Dwelling, for which the
District receives separate utility fees.
(yy)
“Trade Waste” means waste materials resulting from the operation of a trade,
business or industry, including incidental Garbage; but excluding any Recyclable
Materials, Compostables, Dimensional Wood, industrial plant equipment, motor
vehicle bodies or parts thereof, any wastes classified by the Ministry of Environment
as unacceptable material for disposal at the Landfill, wastes originating from any
Multi-family Dwelling or Compact Housing complex and any other materials
designated by the Engineer from time to time.
(zz)
“Unsecured Load” means a load arriving at the landfill that has not been tied down,
covered, enclosed or otherwise secured to prevent the escape of materials during
transport. The Scale Attendant shall have discretionary powers in deciding whether a
load has been reasonably secured.
(aaa) “Wildlife Attractant” means any material or substance, which could reasonably be
expected to attract animals, including Dangerous Wildlife, and includes, without
limitation, Garbage, Compostables, Recyclables, food products, beverage containers,
barbecues, pet food, bird feed, diapers, oil and grease barrels, fruit, honey and
petroleum products.
(bbb) “Wildlife Resistant Container” means Garbage Containers and Compost
Containers for Curbside Collection or solid waste containers for On-site Collection
that are adequate to prevent Dangerous Wildlife access.
(ccc)
2.
“Wildlife Resistant Enclosure” means a fully enclosed structure that is adequate to
prevent Dangerous Wildlife access, but allows access to Garbage Containers,
Compost Containers and Blue Bags for Curbside Collection service purposes and to
containers for On-site Collection services by the Collection Service Provider.
GENERAL WASTE MANAGEMENT PROVISIONS
2.1
Every Owner or Occupier of a Dwelling Unit within the District shall manage Garbage,
Recyclable Materials and Compostables in accordance with the provisions of this
Bylaw.
2.2
Every Owner or Occupier of a Dwelling Unit within the District’s Curbside Collection
Area shall separate Recyclables and Compostables from Garbage and prepare them
in accordance with this Bylaw prior to setting them out for Curbside Collection or Onsite Collection service.
2.3
Curbside Collection and On-site Collection services are limited to the collection of
solid waste. No free liquid shall be placed in, or allowed to accumulate in any
Garbage Container, Compost Container or containers used for On-site Collection.
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2.4
Every Owner and Occupier of a Dwelling Unit located within the District but outside of
the Curbside Collection Area shall separate Recyclable Materials and Compostables
from Garbage and deliver all Garbage, Compostables and Recyclable Materials to
the Landfill or other Authorized Facility.
2.5
No person shall deposit Garbage, Trade Waste, Recyclable Materials,
Compostables, Greenwaste, Construction and Demolition Waste anywhere other
than at an Authorized Facility.
2.6
No person within the District’s Curbside Collection Area shall burn any Garbage,
Trade Waste, Recyclable Materials, Compostables (other than tree branches),
Construction and Demolition Waste or treated or painted Dimensional Wood in an
indoor fireplace, woodstove, outdoor fire pit or other facility and shall abide by all of
the District’s fire restrictions.
2.7
No person within the District, but outside of the Curbside Collection Area, shall burn
any Garbage, Trade Waste, Recyclable Materials, Food Waste, Construction and
Demolition Waste or treated or painted Dimensional Wood in an indoor fireplace,
woodstove, outdoor fire pit or backyard burn pile and shall abide by all of the District’s
fire restrictions.
2.8
The Council may from time to time enter into a contract for the collection of Garbage,
Compostables and Recyclables from the Curbside Collection Area and for the
operation and maintenance of the Landfill for the disposal of Garbage, Trade Waste
and Construction and Demolition Waste; and the transfer or processing of Garbage,
Compostables, Greenwaste and Recyclable Materials.
2.9
The Engineer is charged with the administration of this Bylaw and with the
supervision, control and direction of the Curbside Collection service, the On-site
Collection service and the operation and maintenance of the Landfill, the Recycling
Depot and the Recyclables Processing Facility.
2.10
The Engineer shall have the right to enter at all reasonable times upon any property
subject to the provisions of the Bylaw as required for the purpose of performing duties
assigned herein and ascertaining whether the regulations, directions or provisions
contained in the Bylaw are being obeyed.
2.11
The following materials are excluded from Curbside Collection service, On-site
Collection Service and Spring Cleanup:
2.11.1
liquids
2.11.2
explosives
2.11.3
highly flammable material
2.11.4
dangerous or highly offensive wastes
2.11.5
Hazardous Waste
2.11.6
biomedical waste or sharps (syringes, needles, injection devices, blades,
etc.)
2.11.7
paints, pesticides
2.11.8
fluorescent light tubes and compacts
2.11.9
household batteries
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3.
2.11.10
electronics and TVs
2.11.11
raw sewage or septic tank sludge
2.11.12
dead animals and dog feces
2.11.13
refrigerators, freezers and air conditioning units
2.11.14
automotive parts, tires and oils
2.11.15
Construction and Demolition Waste
2.11.16
Dimensional Wood
2.11.17
Trade Wastes
2.11.18
dusty materials, unless double-bagged in quantities less than five litres and
appropriately tied, so as to not allow release during collection.
SINGLE-FAMILY CURBSIDE COLLECTION
3.1
Curbside Collection shall be provided on the same day of the week, except that after
Statutory Holidays that occurred on a weekday, collection shall advance by the
number of Statutory Holiday days that occurred on a weekday. There shall be no
Curbside Collection service on Saturdays, Sundays or Statutory Holidays or during
inclement weather conditions.
3.2
No container, bag or bundle set out for Curbside Collection service must exceed 80
litres in volume, 20 kilograms in weight or 90 centimetres in any dimension.
3.3
Garbage, Recyclables and Compostables must be set out for Curbside Collection
service within three (3) metres of the travelled way serving the premises only.
3.4
Garbage, Recyclables and Compostables must only be set out between 5:00 a.m.
and 8:00 a.m. only on the designated day of Curbside Collection as per the District’s
Collection Schedule.
3.5
Garbage, Recyclables and Compostables set out for Curbside Collection outside of
the timeframe specified in Section 3.4 must be contained in a non-permanent Wildlife
Resistant Enclosure located on private property at the interface to public property or
in Wildlife Resistant Containers meeting the volume and weight specifications
outlined in this Bylaw.
3.6
If a Wildlife Resistant Container is set out for for Curbside Collection service, any
latches, fasteners or other safeguarding devices must be easily and safely releasable
by the Collection Service Provider.
3.7
Garbage, Recyclables and Compostables that are not prepared in accordance with
this Bylaw will receive a non-compliance sticker, be left at the curb and remain the
Owner’s or Occupier’s responsibility.
3.8
Garbage
3.8.1
All Garbage set out for Curbside Collection service shall be Confined
Garbage.
3.8.2
Until April 1, 2016, Curbside Collection of Garbage shall be limited to two
Garbage Containers per Single-family Dwelling per week.
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3.9
3.10
3.8.3
Effective April 4, 2016, Curbside Collection of Garbage shall be limited to two
Garbage Containers every two weeks.
3.8.4
The maximum Garbage limit shall not apply, if excess Garbage Containers or
bags are each labelled with Extra Garbage Stickers. Extra Garbage Stickers
may be purchased from the District or issued as medical stickers in
accordance with its Solid Waste Management – Curbside Garbage Limits
Policy A-EPW.01. The District may issue medical stickers for residents with:
3.8.4.1
a documented medical conditions that result in additional garbage; or
3.8.4.2
two or more children under the age of three.
Recyclables
3.9.1
All Recyclables, with the exception of flattened cardboard, shall be placed
loosely and commingled in securely tied Blue Bags.
3.9.2
Cardboard that is not included in a Blue Bag must be flattened, tied in secure
bundles and placed underneath a Blue Bag to keep dry.
3.9.3
Metal lids shall be removed from glass jars and placed in the same Blue Bag
as a separate item. Labels may remain on jars and cans. Staples and
envelope windows may remain with clean paper items.
3.9.4
Recyclables are collected in unlimited amounts.
Compostables
3.10.1 All Compostables, with the exception of tree branches, shall be placed in
Compost Containers, Compostable Plastic Bags or Paper Bags.
3.10.2 Tree branches, each not exceeding 5 centimetres in maximum diameter and
90 centimetres in length, may be set out in tied bundles for Curbside
Collection services.
3.10.3 Food Waste must be set out for Curbside Collection service in Compost
Containers. Compost Containers must be lined with a minimum of three
sheets of newspaper at the bottom, or, alternatively, may be lined with a
Compostable Plastic Bag or Paper Bag.
3.10.4 Compostables are collected in unlimited amounts.
3.11
Spring Cleanup
3.11.1 During Spring Cleanup, an additional total volume of two cubic metres of
Garbage, household furniture and appliances shall be collected from each
Single-family Dwelling unit within the Curbside Collection Area on collection
day, as per the Collection Schedule. One cubic metre shall be equivalent to
six bags of Garbage.
3.11.2 All Spring Cleanup materials must be set out in an orderly fashion, properly
contained and prevented from being scattered by wind, animals or other
forces and manageable for collection by two people.
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3.11.3 Spring Cleanup items that do not pose a Wildlife Attractant risk, such as clean
appliances and furniture, may be set out at the curb on the night before the
regularly scheduled collection day. Spring Cleanup Garbage in bags may only
be set out between 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on the day of collection.
3.11.4 Garbage above the two-cubic metre limit will be left at the curb and and must
be removed by the resident within seven (7) calendar days of the regularly
scheduled collection day of the current year’s Spring Cleanup event.
4.
MULTI-FAMILY COLLECTION SYSTEM
4.1
On-site Collection shall be provided on the same day of the week, except that after
Statutory Holidays that occurred on a weekday, collection shall advance by the
number of Statutory Holiday days that occurred on a weekday. There shall be no Onsite Collection service on Saturdays, Sundays or Statutory Holidays or during
inclement weather conditions.
4.2
Owners or Occupiers of Multi-family Dwelling units shall use containers provided by
the District for On-site Collection service of Compost and Recyclables, except where,
in the opinion of the Engineer, Curbside Collection of Compost and Recyclables, in
keeping with the specifications of Section 3 of this Bylaw, would be safer and more
efficient than On-site Collection.
4.3
Owners or Occupiers of Multi-family Dwellings shall make their own arrangements for
the removal and disposal of Garbage, except where requested by the Owner(s), in
the opinion of the Engineer, Curbside Collection, in keeping with the specifications of
Section 3 of this Bylaw, would be safer and more efficient than On-site Collection.
4.4
The space provided for On-site Collection containers shall be accessible to collection
vehicles and shall be subject to the Engineer’s approval.
4.5
Each Owner or Occupier of a Multi-family Dwelling shall prepare Compostables and
Recyclables for On-site Collection service as follows:
4.6
5.
4.5.1
All Recyclables must be clean and dry and shall be contained in plastic bags
or placed loosely in the designated containers. Metal lids shall be removed
from glass jars and included as a separate item for recycling. Labels may
remain on jars and cans. Staples and envelope windows may remain with
clean paper items.
4.5.2
All Compostables may be placed into the designated containers loosely,
wrapped in newspaper, contained in Compostable Plastic Bags or Paper
Bags, and must be free of contaminants.
Spring Cleanup collection services do not apply to Multi-family Dwellings, except
where Curbside Collection service as per Section 3 of this Bylaw has been deemed
safer and more efficient by the Engineer.
WILDLIFE ATTRACTANT MANAGEMENT
5.1
Wildlife Attractants must be kept inaccessible to Dangerous Wildlife on all lands and
premises within the District.
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6.
5.2
Garbage, Recyclables and Compostables must be stored in a Wildlife Resistant
Enclosure or in Wildlife Resistant Containers at all times other than when set out for
Curbside Collection or made accessible for On-site Collection between 5:00 a.m. and
8:00 a.m.
5.3
Barbecues must be kept free of drippings and food debris at all times or stored in a
Wildlife Resistant Enclosure when not in use.
5.4
No amount of pet food must be left outside at any time. Bird feeders may only be set
up from December 1st to March 31st of each year and must be inaccessible to
Dangerous Wildlife at all times.
5.5
Backyard composters must be maintained in an active composting condition and in a
way that does not attract Dangerous Wildlife. Backyard composters that attract
Dangerous Wildlife must be removed.
5.6
Fruit must be picked or collected immediately upon ripening and made inaccessible
to Dangerous Wildlife.
5.7
Bee hives must be made inaccessible to Dangerous Wildlife.
5.8
Pets and small livestock, including rabbits, chickens and similar animals, must be
kept indoors or contained in a Wildlife Resistant Enclosure from dusk to dawn.
5.9
Livestock feed must be stored in Wildlife Resistant Containers or Wildlife Resistant
Enclosures and may not be left outside from dusk to dawn.
5.10
In areas of identified concern, Owners of rental Dwelling Units must provide their
tenants with either a Wildlife Resistant Enclosure or Wildlife Resistant Containers for
the storage of all Garbage, Compostables and Recyclables.
5.11
All Wildlife Resistant Containers and Wildlife Resistant Enclosures must be kept in
proper condition and closed and locked at all times, except when actively adding or
removing materials.
5.12
Sections 5.1 through 5.11 do not apply where exempted by the Spheres of
Concurrent Jurisdiction Regulation.
LANDFILL
6.1
The Landfill provides facilities for the management of Garbage, Recyclable Materials,
Compostables, Greenwaste, Dimensional Wood, Construction and Demolition Waste,
Trade Waste, Extended Producer Responsibility Materials, and any other materials
designated by the Engineer, based on regulatory, operational or cost considerations,
and is located at 32000 Dewdney Trunk Road and legally described as:
Portions of NE ¼ and L.S. 7 & 8, SE ¼, Sec. 19, TWP 18, NWD Plan 13712,
including BCH & PA R/W Plan 16137; and Lot 3 Except: Part on Plan 65626
Section 20 TWP 18 NWD Plan 61713; and Parcel “10” Section 20 TWP 18
NWD Plan 65626
6.2
The Landfill shall be operated in accordance with the Fraser Valley Regional District’s
Solid Waste Management Plan and the most recent provincial Permit or Operational
Certificate.
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6.3
Any Recyclable Materials, Compostables, Greenwaste, Dimensional Wood, Extended
Producer Responsibility Materials and any other materials designated by the
Engineer, based on regulatory, operational or cost considerations, shall be sorted
and separated from Garbage, Trade Waste and Construction and Demolition Waste
and deposited in designated locations at the Landfill or other Authorized Facility.
6.4
Separated cardboard and Extended Producer Responsibility Materials for which the
Recyclables Processing Facility participates in a relevant stewardship program, shall
be exempt from the tipping fee set forth in Schedule A of this Bylaw.
6.5
Compostables dropped off at the Landfill must be free of plastic bags and other
foreign materials.
6.6
The Landfill shall be open to the public seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., except on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, when it shall be open to the
public from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm, and on Statutory Holidays, when it shall be closed.
6.7
Every person, firm or corporation making use of the Landfill shall deliver loads to the
Landfill within the hours specified in Section 6.5 of this Bylaw. Notwithstanding the
hours of operation, the Scale Attendant at the Landfill shall have the right to reject
loads, if, in the Scale Attendant's opinion, it is unlikely that Garbage off-loading will be
completed by closing time.
6.8
Any load containing more than 5% by visual volume of a material other than
Garbage, Trade Waste or Construction and Demolition Waste shall be assessed a
50% surcharge on the higher tipping fee for the entire load, as per Schedule A.
6.9
No person, firm or corporation shall deliver Unsecured Loads to the Landfill.
Unsecured Loads are subject to a $10 fine, as per Schedule A.
6.10
The District reserves the right to reject any load for any reason.
RECYCLABLES PROCESSING FACILITY
7.1
The Recyclables Processing Facility provides facilities for the management of select
Recyclable Materials. and other materials approved by the Engineer, based on
regulatory, operational or cost considerations.
7.2
Recyclables collected in the Curbside Collection or On-site Collection system shall be
delivered to the Recyclables Processing Facility for sorting.
7.3
Effective January 1, 2016, the Recyclables Processing Facility shall charge a tipping
fee, as set forth in Schedule A of this Bylaw, to commercial haulers for loads greater
than 10 Blue Bags containing Recyclables and originating from sources outside of the
District or the City of Abbotsford.
7.4
Effective April 4, 2016, the Recyclables Processing Facility shall charge a tipping fee,
as set forth in Schedule A of this Bylaw, to all commercial haulers for loads greater
than 10 Blue Bags containing Recyclables; except that Recyclables delivered from
municipal Curbside Collection or On-site Collection services shall be exempt from
from the tipping fee set forth in Schedule A of this Bylaw.
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7.5
8.
9.
Separated cardboard and Extended Producer Responsibility Materials for which the
Recyclables Processing Facility participates in a relevant stewardship program, shall
be exempt from the tipping fee set forth in Schedule A of this Bylaw.
RECYCLING DEPOT
8.1
The Recycling Depot provides free drop-off facilities, primarily for the management of
select Recyclable Materials delivered by District residents and small, commercial selfhaulers.
8.2
The Recycling Depot does not accept commercial loads in excess of the equivalent
volume of ten (10) Blue Bags at a time.
FEES
9.1
The fees payable by every person, firm or corporation making use of the Landfill and
by each Owner of a Dwelling Unit within the Curbside Collection Area for the
collection services authorized by this Bylaw, shall be as determined annually by the
District Council.
9.2
Every person, firm or corporation making use of the Landfill shall pay charges and
applicable surcharges to the Scale Attendant, as set forth in Schedule A to this
Bylaw. The Scale Attendant shall have the right to prohibit dumping of any material
by persons, firms, or corporations with unpaid landfill charges.
9.3
Every person, firm or corporation making use of the Recycling Processing Facility
shall pay fees as set forth in Section 7 and Schedule A of this Bylaw.
9.4
Every Owner of a Dwelling Unit within the Curbside Collection Area shall be charged
the fees set out in Schedule B of this Bylaw. The amount shall be included in the
annual property tax notice.
9.5
Owners of Multi-family Dwellings, who have opted into municipal Curbside Collection
service, as provided for in Section 3.3 of this Bylaw, shall be charged the fees set out
in Schedule B of this Bylaw. The amount shall be included in the annual tax notice.
9.6
Every Owner of a Dwelling Unit outside of the Curbside Collection Area shall be
charged a rural processing fee only, as set out in Schedule B of this Bylaw. The
amount shall be included in the annual tax notice.
9.7
When a new residential Curbside Collection or On-site Collection service is required
in conjunction with a water or sewer service application, monthly user fees shall
commence on the first day of the seventh calendar month following the time of
payment for service installation.
9.8
If an Owner has failed to pay any fee or cost imposed or incurred under this Bylaw at
the close of business on the property tax due date, the amount payable may be
added to and form part of the taxes payable on the real property as taxes in arrears.
9.9
No rebate, refund or credit whatsoever of any monies paid or payable for the service
authorized and provided for by this Bylaw shall be made save and except as provided
in Part 7 of the Community Charter.
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10.
11.
OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
10.1
A person who contravenes, violates or fails to comply with any provision of this
Bylaw, or who suffers or permits any act or thing to be done in contravention or
violation of this Bylaw, or who fails to do anything required by this Bylaw, commits an
offence and shall be liable, upon conviction, to a fine of not more than TEN
THOUSAND ($10,000) DOLLARS, the cost of prosecution and any other penalty or
order imposed pursuant to the Community Charter or the Offence Act (British
Columbia). Each day that an offence against this Bylaw continues or exists shall be
deemed to be a separate and distinct offence.
10.2
The penalties imposed under Section 8.1 shall be in addition to and not in substitution
for any other penalty or remedy imposed by this Bylaw or any other statute, law or
regulation.
REPEAL
11.1
“District of Mission Refuse Collection and Disposal Bylaw 1387-1984” and all
amendments thereto, are hereby repealed.
11.2
“District of Mission Collection, Removal and Marketing of Recyclables Bylaw 26391993” and all amendments thereto, are hereby repealed.
READ A FIRST TIME this 21st day of December, 2015
READ A SECOND TIME this 21st day of December, 2015
READ A THIRD TIME this 21st day of December, 2015
ADOPTED this 23rd day of December, 2015
RANDY HAWES, MAYOR
MIKE YOUNIE, CORPORATE OFFICER
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SCHEUDLE “A”
FEES
Unit
Effective
January 1,
2018
Extra Garbage Stickers
per sticker
$3.50
All Garbage from sources within the District except as specified below
per tonne
$103.00
Minimum charge for loads from sources within the District
per load
$5.00
Minimum charge for loads from sources outside the District
per load
$10.00
Greenwaste from sources within the District or outside the District
per tonne
$67.00
Gypsum board (post 1990) from sources within the District
per tonne
$160.00
Sod, soil, bricks and small concrete debris (not exceeding 30
centimetres in any dimension) from sources within the District
per tonne
$33.00
Residential Food Waste from sources within the District
per tonne
$0.00
Commercial Food Waste from source within the District
per tonne
$77.00
Residential Recyclables from sources within the District
per tonne
$0.00
Commercial Recyclables received at the Landfill or the Recyclables
Processing Facility
per tonne
$85.00
Off-rim Tires (passenger car and light truck tires only) from sources
within the District
per tire
$0.00
On-rim Tires (passenger car and light truck tires only) from sources
within the District
per tire
$1.00
Mattress Recycling Fee
per unit
$10.00
Residential Food Waste received from sources outside the District
per tonne
$67.00
Garbage, Trade Waste, or Construction and Demolition Waste
requiring special management practices, including residential
asbestos, from sources within the District
per tonne
$165.00
Garbage, Trade Waste or Construction and Demolition Waste received
from sources outside the District, except as specified below
per tonne
$168.50
Garbage, Trade Waste, or Construction and Demolition Waste
requiring special management practices, including residential
asbestos, from sources outside of the District
per tonne
$240.00
Surcharge on the higher disposal fee for any unsorted loads (charged
at the highest tipping fee applicable to any material in the load)
per tonne
50%
per load
$10.00
per tonne
to be
determined
Surcharge for Unsecured Loads
Alternative cover material, contaminated soil, animal mortalities, food
production waste and other, non-hazardous, but less common
materials from sources within the FVRD
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SCHEDULE “B”
COLLECTION & PROCESSING FEES
Curbside or On-site Collection and Processing
Annual Garbage
Collection Fee per Unit
Annual Compostables &
Recyclables Collection Fee
per Unit
Rural Processing
Compostables &
Recyclables Processing
Fee per Unit
Default
Opted In
Default
Opted In
Default
Single-family
Dwelling
$165.24
n/a
$130.08
n/a
$17.64
Suite
$165.24
n/a
$130.08
n/a
$17.64
Multi-family
Dwelling
n/a
$165.24
$74.88
$130.08
n/a
Compact
Housing
n/a
n/a
$15.60
n/a
n/a
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SCHEDULE “C”
RECYCLABLES
The materials listed in this Schedule are accepted in the Curbside Collection service, On-site
Collection service and required to be included in collection from Commercial Property:
a) Paper products, including any paper product made entirely out of paper fibre (excluding egg
cartons), such as:
i. newspaper & newsprint
ii. magazines, phone books & paperback books
iii. office paper & mail envelopes
iv. cereal boxes & tissue boxes
v. cardboard boxes (flattened)
vi. dairy cartons
b) Glass packaging, including all food and household-related bottles and jars, but excluding
drinking glasses, window glass, mirrors, light bulbs and ceramics.
c) Metal packaging, including:
i. tin food and pet food cans
ii. metal lids
iii. aluminum trays and foil
d) Plastics, limited to rigid packaging and items with a plastics code of #1 (PET), #2 (HDPE), #4
(LDPE) and #5 (PP), including:
i. shampoo & detergent bottles
ii. yogurt and margarine containers
iii. ice cream pails
iv. milk jugs
and plastic film, including:
v. stretchy (Saran™) wrap
vi. bubble wrap
vii. grocery & bread bags
viii. Ziploc™ bags
e) Deposit beverage containers, including:
i. pop bottles & cans
ii. juice cartons
iii. drink boxes & pouches
All Recyclables must be clean and dry.
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