Borough of Hallam, PA
York County
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[Ord. 1975-1, 2/10/1975, § 1]
As used in this Part, the following words shall have the meanings set out in this section:
ASHES
The residue from the burning of wood, coal, coke and other combustible material.
DISPOSAL
The storage, collection, disposal and handling of refuse.
GARBAGE
All the animal and vegetable wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking or consumption of foods.
PERSON
Any natural person, firm, partnership, company or organization of any kind.
REFUSE
All solid wastes, including garbage, rubbish and ashes.
RUBBISH
Glass, metal, trash, papers, rags, cartons, boxes, wood, plant growth, grass, leaves, hard trimmings and other nonputrescible solid wastes.
[Ord. 1975-1, 2/19/1975, § 2]
1. 
Refuse containers shall be made of durable, water-tight, rust-resistant material having a close-fitting lid and handles to facilitate collection or durable plastic bags tied securely.
2. 
Refuse containers shall be of not less than 10 gallons or more than 32 gallons and when filled must not weigh more than 60 pounds.
3. 
Refuse containers shall be kept clean by rinsing and draining as often as necessary.
4. 
Refuse containers shall be provided by owner, tenant or occupant of each premise.
5. 
Each family and business establishment shall be allowed not more than a total of six containers and/or bundles of refuse for each collection day.
[Ord. 1975-1, 2/10/1975, § 2]
1. 
All refuse shall be placed in approved containers for storage and collection, which shall not permit blowing or scattering by wind. Cardboard cartons may be used if substantially constructed to withstand weather and when tied securely. No such carton shall be more than 30 inches in length, width or height, nor shall it weight more than 60 pounds.
2. 
It shall be unlawful to place refuse in paper bags for storage or collection.
3. 
Discarded newspapers and magazines must be placed in a container or tightly wrapped with strong cord before being placed out for collection. The weight of any package shall not be more than 60 pounds.
4. 
Tree trimmings, hedge trimmings, corrugated boxes and such other disposable material which cannot be conveniently placed in approved containers, shall be baled, tied and stacked in compact bundles not over three feet in length and weighing not over 60 pounds. They must be placed in a location easily accessible to the collectors.
5. 
Ashes may be placed in metal containers with handles to facilitate collection. Containers when filled shall not weigh more than 60 pounds.
6. 
It shall be unlawful to place refuse in or along any street, alley or other public place unless it is placed in an approved container.
7. 
Any unauthorized accumulation of refuse on any premise is declared to be a nuisance and is prohibited. Failure to remove existing accumulating of refuse within seven days after due notice shall be deemed a violation of this Part.
[Ord. 1975-1, 2/10/1975, § 4]
1. 
Where street collections are made, the refuse containers shall be placed on curb in proper containers before the time for collection and empty containers are to be replaced to the same place by the collector. Where alley collections are made, the refuse containers are to be placed adjacent to the alley so as to be of easy access and outside of any fence or shrubbery that may be along the alleys.
2. 
Emptied refuse containers shall be removed from the street or alley on the day of collection.
3. 
It shall be unlawful to place refuse in bundles or containers in or along streets or alleys, except for collection purposes, in excess of 12 hours prior to the scheduled collection day.
4. 
Collection of refuse is provided for Borough residents only, except for those paying the prescribed fee, pursuant to an agreement approved by the Borough under such regulations as the Borough may prescribe.
5. 
Trash will be collected only on scheduled days designated by the Borough. The following items will not be accepted by the Borough for disposal:
A. 
Refrigerators.
B. 
Washing or drying machines.
C. 
Stoves.
D. 
Bathtubs.
E. 
Heaters.
F. 
Furnaces or any other large items deemed unacceptable by the Borough.
[Ord. 1975-1, 2/10/1975, § 5; as amended by Ord. 2004-1, 2/9/2004, § 1]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each Section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.
[Ord. 1990-3, 12/10/1990, § 1]
Hallam Borough shall collect recyclable items in accordance with a schedule to be adopted, from year to year, beginning January 1, 1990.
[Ord. 1990-3, 12/10/1990, § 2]
1. 
The following recyclable items shall be acceptable for collection.
A. 
Clear, Brown and Green Glass. Food and beverage containers only.
B. 
Aluminum, Steel and Bimetal Cans. Food and beverage containers only.
C. 
Plastic Bottles. Clear and colored soda bottles, milk, water and cider jugs, laundry detergent containers, quart oil containers must be empty.
D. 
Newsprint. Newsprint only, no cardboard, magazines, junk mail or glossy inserts.
[Ord. 1990-3, 12/10/1990, § 3]
The garbage contract on a calendar year basis shall include, as part of the contract, the collection of recycling containers herein above set forth.
[Ord. 1990-3, 12/10/1990; as added by Ord. 2004-1, 2/9/2004, § 1]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each Section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.