[Adopted 5-27-1940 by Ord. No. 55 (Ch. 52 of the 1975 Code)]
The following terms when used in this article shall be deemed to mean and include:
- COMBUSTIBLE WASTE MATERIALS
- Includes garbage, paper, wood and vegetable wastes and other waste materials which are readily consumed by incineration.
- INCOMBUSTIBLE WASTE MATERIALS
- Includes ashes and other articles or substances of waste other than those included in the definition of "combustible waste material."
- Includes a partnership or a corporation.
- VILLAGE COLLECTOR
- The person or persons collecting and removing waste materials pursuant to a contract with the Village of Farmingdale or as an employee of the Village.
It shall be the duty of the occupants of all land and buildings within the Incorporated Village of Farmingdale upon whose premises waste materials accumulate to place such waste materials upon the curbline in front of their premises for collection by the Village Collector at such times as may be designated by the Board of Trustees for the collection thereof from their particular locality.
No waste materials shall be placed upon the curbline or elsewhere for collection and removal unless contained, bundled, tied or packed in the manner hereinafter set forth.
It shall be unlawful for any person putting out waste materials for removal from any premises used for business or industrial purposes and located on both sides of Main Street extending from Melville Road southerly to the southerly boundary line of the Village of Farmingdale and on both sides of Conklin Street between Laurelton Street and Secatogue Avenue to place such waste materials in front of the premises visible from the street for more than seven hours preceding the commencement of the days designated by the Board of Trustees for the collection thereof from said premises, and for any person putting out waste materials for removal from said premises to permit such waste materials to remain at the curbline or in front of said premises visible from the street for a period of more than seven hours preceding the actual collection thereof, whether such collection is made by the Village Collector or by any other person.
[Added 1-26-1976 by L.L. No. 1-1976]
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, in certain commercial or business districts, the Board of Trustees may designate areas for placement for waste, trash and other refuse. In such cases, the Board of Trustees may prohibit commercial occupants or owners from placing trash in street containers or in containers left at the curbline.
[Added 8-2-2010 by L.L. No. 5-2010]
All combustible and incombustible waste materials shall, except as hereinafter expressly provided, be placed in proper watertight metal containers which shall be kept covered with metal covers and maintained in a sanitary condition by periodic cleansing. Each of such containers when filled shall weigh not more than 100 pounds and shall have a capacity not exceeding 30 gallons. Combustible and incombustible waste materials must be placed in separate containers, and no incombustible waste material shall be placed in a container in which there is combustible waste material. All waste materials, other than garbage and ashes, which cannot readily be deposited in a metal container may be placed in boxes or receptacles securely enclosed or, if not placed in such boxes or receptacles, must be securely bundled, tied and packed so as to prevent scattering. Each of such boxes, receptacles or bundles shall contain refuse weighing no more than 50 pounds. All paper cartons not filled with waste materials shall be broken or folded up in compact masses and securely tied. Not more than five containers shall be put out for removal at one time.
[Added 6-26-1978 by L.L. No. 6-1978]
All waste materials accumulated or stored upon any premises used for commercial or industrial purposes or multifamily dwelling uses within the Village of Farmingdale shall be stored or accumulated in secure watertight containers which shall be kept closed and maintained in a sanitary condition by periodic cleansing.
It shall be unlawful for any person putting out wastes for removal to permit the containers thereof to remain at the curbline or in front of said premises visible from the street for more than eight hours after the collection shall have been made. All waste materials which have not been removed by the Village Collector because of the failure of the person putting out such waste material to comply with any provisions of this article must be removed from the curbline and from the front of said premises visible from the street within eight hours thereafter.
All accumulations of waste materials resulting from the failure of any person to comply with any provisions of this article and any waste building materials shall be removed by such person at his or her expense.
It shall not be lawful for any person to take, remove, collect or in any manner interfere with or disturb any waste materials deposited outside of any dwelling, business place or other premises in the Village of Farmingdale which have been set out for the purpose of having the same collected and removed by the Village Collector.
It shall be unlawful for any person to collect or remove combustible or incombustible waste materials for hire from any place or places within the Incorporated Village of Farmingdale without first having obtained a permit therefor for each vehicle used in such collection or removal and without having such permit in force and effect.
Such permit may be issued by the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Farmingdale after written application therefor filed with the Village Clerk-Treasurer, specifying the name, age and address of the applicant, the character of the equipment to be employed by him and such other information and proof, including satisfactory proof of good character, as may be required by the Board of Trustees.
Such permit shall be revocable by the Board of Trustees at any time upon proof that such permittee is violating any of the provisions of this article or any other ordinance of the Incorporated Village of Farmingdale.
The permit fee for each vehicle so permitted shall be set from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees, with a schedule of such fees to be maintained by the Village Clerk-Treasurer, and said permit period shall commence August 1 in each year.
[Amended 10-24-1977 by L.L. No. 10-1977]
Such permit shall be posted in a conspicuous place in such vehicle, and the failure to have such permit posted as aforesaid shall be presumptive evidence that such vehicle has no permit under the provisions of this article.
The term "person" as used herein shall mean and include a natural person, corporation, partnership or association.
[Added 10-16-1978 by L.L. No. 8-1978]
Any person who obtains a permit to collect or remove waste materials for hire pursuant to § 469-8 hereof shall collect such waste materials only during the following times:
[Amended 6-26-1978 by L.L. No. 6-1978]
Any person violating this article or any provisions thereof shall be punished by a fine not in excess of $250 or 15 days' imprisonment, or both, and each violation thereof shall constitute a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York.