Refuse & Recycling
Town Code 50.02 REFUSE COLLECTION BY TOWN.
Statutory Authority: Code of Virginia § 15.2-928, authority to provide, operate and charge fees for refuse collection, disposal and recycling services; Code of Virginia § 15.2-930, authority to license private garbage and refuse pickup and disposal services.
Collection and disposal by town or licensed refuse collector; required.
- Town refuse collection established. As authorized under state law, the town has established, and continues to maintain and operate a refuse collection and disposal system for refuse generated within the town limits, and the vicinity thereof, in order to maintain safe and sanitary conditions and in order to promote the public health and welfare of all the residents of the town.
- Refuse collection from private residences. It shall be the duty of every owner, tenant, lessee or occupant of any residence located within the town limits to provide for the collection of refuse from such residence by the town or by a licensed refuse collector, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.
- Refuse collection from businesses/commercial establishments. It shall be the duty of every owner, tenant, lessee or operator of every business/commercial establishment located within the town limits to provide for the collection of refuse from such establishment by the town or by a licensed refuse collector, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.