Village of Camillus, NY
Onondaga County
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This chapter shall be known as the "Solid Waste, Litter, Hauler Regulation and Village Borrow Policy Local Law of the Village of Camillus."
As used in this chapter, except in Article VI (Solid Waste Disposal - Regulation of Haulers), the following definitions shall have the meanings indicated:
ASHES
The final solid waste results of the burning of organic material.
CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION MATERIAL
Solid waste resulting from construction, remodeling, repair and demolition of structures, sidewalks, driveways and roads. Such waste includes, but is not limited to, bricks, concrete and other masonry materials, soil, rock, wood, wall coverings, plaster, drywall, plumbing fixtures, nonasbestos insulation, roofing shingles, asphaltic pavement, glass, plastics that are not sealed in a manner that conceals other wastes, electrical wiring and components containing no hazardous liquids and metals that are incidental to any of the above. Construction and demolition material shall not include asbestos waste, garbage, corrugated container board, electrical fixtures containing hazardous liquids such as fluorescent light ballasts or transformers, carpeting, furniture, appliances, tires, drums and containers and fuel tanks (even if these materials result from the construction, remodeling, repair and demolition of structures and roads). Specifically excluded from the definition of "construction and demolition material" is solid waste (including what otherwise would be construction and demolition material) resulting from any processing technique, other than that employed at a construction and demolition processing facility, that renders individual waste components unrecognizable, such as pulverizing or shredding.
DUMPSTER
A bulk storage container used for garbage and other waste materials with a capacity in excess of 100 gallons.
FRONT YARD
That area of a subject property that is located nearer to the street line than the main wall of the structure facing the street line. On a corner lot there shall be two front yards.
GARBAGE
Animal, vegetable, fruit or similar organic wastes, excluding human body waste, liable to become putrid; including similar wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking or storage of foods.
GARDEN WASTE
The clippings and old vegetable matter from flower and/or vegetable gardens.
GREEN WASTE
Garden waste and yard waste.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
Materials, substances or other wastes determined now or in the future to be hazardous by the Village, Onondaga County, New York State, or federal law, rule or regulation. Also includes all hazardous waste as defined elsewhere in this chapter.
INFECTIOUS WASTE
Substances which are specified in Title 6 New York Code of Rules and Regulations Section 360-1.2, as the same may from time to time be amended.[1]
LITTER
Garbage, rubbish, refuse or dog feces which is deposited or placed in any location other than a proper receptacle.
NEWSPAPERS
Any product printed on newsprint, including all newspapers, newspaper advertisements, comic strips and other printed material received with the newspaper. Not included in this definition are magazines, telephone books, or other advertising material printed on glossy or slick papers which are not enclosed with or distributed with "newspapers."
OCRRA
The Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency.
PARK
Includes a park, reserve, playground, recreation area or other area used for public recreation or assembly and owned by or located within the Village.
PERSON
Any individual, institution, partnership, corporation, association, society, group or other legal entity.
PREMISES
Land, buildings or other structures, vehicles or parts thereof.
PROHIBITED MATERIALS
Materials which are not accepted for disposal by OCRRA as it may, from time to time, determine. Also, such additional materials as are so identified from time to time upon resolution of the Village Board of Trustees. A list of such additional prohibited materials shall be maintained at the Village Clerk's office and may be listed in the Appendix to this chapter.[2]
PROPER(LY) DISPOSAL(ED)
The hauling away of such material to a transfer station or landfill or other dumping facility which is licensed by the Village of Camillus, County of Onondaga or State of New York for the disposal and leaving of such material.
RECEPTACLE
Any container which conforms to the requirements of § 61-4 below.
RECYCLABLES
Those materials defined as such by OCRRA as may, from time to time, be amended. Also, those materials defined as such upon resolution of the Village Board of Trustees as may, from time to time, be amended.
REFUSE
All nonrecyclable solid wastes, including garbage, rubbish and yard waste, but not including human body waste.
REFUSE BAG
Any refuse bag that is durable, nonabsorbent, disposable and of sufficient strength to prevent tearing or other failure of the bag when lifted at the top or neck, and which is specifically manufactured for such purpose. All refuse bags must be securely closed and tied at the neck when placed out for collection.
REFUSE COLLECTOR
Any person or legal entity engaged in the business of receiving, collecting, transporting or disposing of garbage, rubbish or refuse for hire and/or salvage within the Village.
REFUSE CONTAINER
A container that is durable, nonabsorbent, watertight and easily washable, and specifically manufactured for such purpose. Such containers shall have the following additional characteristics:
A. 
Close-fitting (and thus wind- and weather-resistant), flanged covers and suitable handles.
B. 
Containers shall not exceed 32 gallons in capacity nor exceed 55 pounds when filled.
C. 
Containers which meet all requirements of this section except that they are in excess of 32 gallons' capacity or exceed 55 pounds when filled may be used, provided all materials placed in them are contained in plastic bags of a capacity not to exceed 15 gallons. These bags shall be sealed or otherwise satisfactorily closed.
D. 
All containers shall be kept in a proper state of repair and, when dangerous to handle, shall be replaced. The containers shall be kept in sanitary condition and the contents kept in such condition that they may be easily removed.
RUBBISH
All nonrecyclable solid wastes in a relatively dry state, other than ashes, garbage and yard waste, and consisting of paper, cardboard, wood, glass, metals, crockery, porcelain and similar materials.
STORAGE LOCATION
The location on premises served by the Village of Camillus or private commercial refuse/trash and recyclables hauling services where receptacles are to be stored when not at curbside for pickup. The storage location shall consist of only the storage of receptacles permitted hereunder. The storage location shall be as best as is reasonably possible (i.e., given the physical characteristics of the premises) totally screened from public view. For purposes hereof, "screening from public view" shall mean that such receptacles should not be able to be viewed from the public right-of-way fronting the subject premises and shall be located either within an enclosed area of a dwelling, garage, storage shed or similar legally permitted structure, or, if stored outside, as nearly as possible to the dwelling located on the premises. Storage locations shall not be placed in the front yard of any premises (as such term is defined in this Article I).
SOLID WASTE
Those materials specified in Title 6 New York Code of Rules and Regulations Section 360-1.2, as the same may be amended, superseded or replaced. In general, solid materials which have been discarded by a user.
TRASH
All nonrecyclable solid wastes, including garbage, rubbish and yard waste, but not including human body waste.
VILLAGE
The Village of Camillus, New York.
VILLAGE CODE
The Code of the Village of Camillus.
YARD WASTE
Branches, tree trimmings, hedge clippings, leaves, bushes, shrubs and other such natural materials other than grass clippings.
[1]
Editor's Note: The term has been amended to "regulated medical waste" in 6 NYCRR Part 360.
[2]
Editor's Note: The Appendix is attached to this chapter.