Town of St. Joseph, WI
St. Croix County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of St. Joseph as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Outdoor burning — See Ch. 84.

ARTICLE I
Disposal (§ 163-1 — § 163-3) 

ARTICLE II
Recycling (§ 163-4 — § 163-10) 

[Adopted 5-26-1983]

§ 163-1
Adoption of standards by reference. 

§ 163-2
Solid waste disposal operations. 

§ 163-3
Violations and penalties. 

§ 163-1 Adoption of standards by reference.

The provisions of the Solid Waste Disposal Standards adopted and published as Chapters NR 180 and 181 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code are hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this article as if fully set forth herein.

§ 163-2 Solid waste disposal operations.

It shall be unlawful for any person, other than the town, to establish, maintain, conduct or operate a solid waste disposal operation in the Town of St. Joseph.

Editor's Note: Original Section 3, Town dump, which immediately followed this section, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 163-3 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation who or which fails to comply with the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $200 for each offense, together with the costs of prosecution, and in default of payment of such forfeiture and costs of prosecution shall be imprisoned in the county jail of St. Croix County until said forfeiture and costs are paid, but not to exceed 30 days for each violation. Each violation shall constitute a separate offense.

[Adopted 12-15-1994]

§ 163-4
Purpose. 

§ 163-5
Statutory authority; adoption of county ordinance by reference. 

§ 163-6
Mandatory recycling. 

§ 163-7
Definitions. 

§ 163-8
Duties of haulers and recyclers. 

§ 163-9
Records and reports. 

§ 163-10
Violations and penalties. 

§ 163-4 Purpose.

The purpose of this article is to promote, regulate and require the separation, collection and processing of recyclable materials to the greatest extent feasible.

§ 163-5 Statutory authority; adoption of county ordinance by reference.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

This article is enacted pursuant to W.S.A. s. 287.09(3)(b). The provisions of the St. Croix County Recycling Ordinance are adopted and made a part hereof by reference, except as otherwise provided herein.

§ 163-6 Mandatory recycling.

Owners and occupants of single-family and multifamily residences and nonresidential facilities located within or conducting business in the Town of St. Joseph are required to separate and/or recycle from their solid waste those items identified in Sections 10, 11 and 12 of the St. Croix County Recycling Ordinance.

§ 163-7 Definitions.

Definitions shall include, but not be limited to, those definitions included in the St. Croix County Recycling Ordinance.

§ 163-8 Duties of haulers and recyclers.

All solid waste haulers or recyclers conducting business within the Town of St. Joseph must provide for collection of recyclable materials at least one time per month. All haulers or recyclers must register with the Town Clerk and file appropriate reports as listed in § 163-9. All haulers or recyclers must offer at least one volume-based pricing option. All haulers or recyclers must provide their customers with instructions on how to sort and package their recyclable materials. A copy of this information should be provided to the Town Clerk.

§ 163-9 Records and reports.

A. 

Any solid waste hauler or recycler registered by the Town of St. Joseph to collect any recyclable material in the town shall be required to maintain appropriate records for the town and to report, in writing, to the Town Clerk at least annually, by February 1 of each year, sufficient and accurate information and data related to the amount, weight and type of recyclable material, waste and other material collected in the town in the previous year. The information and data to be provided shall be sufficient in detail to allow the town to meet the recyclable material collection, compliance and data requirements established for the town in Chapter NR 544 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code or its successor chapter. The annual reports must be submitted on a form available from the Town Clerk.

B. 

This report shall specifically include amounts, types and weights for newspapers, corrugated paper, magazines, aluminum containers, steel and bimetal containers, plastic containers, glass containers and foam polystyrene packages. This report may include weight slips and a statement identifying how recyclable materials are processed and marketable and what, if any, material was rejected for processing.

C. 

All documents relating to recycling in the Town of St. Joseph shall be retained for a period of three years by the solid waste hauler or recycler and shall be available for review by town officials.

§ 163-10 Violations and penalties.

Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

Violations of this article shall be subject to the penalties provided in the St. Croix County Recycling Ordinance.