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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )
  

PART 8. GARBAGE AND REFUSE DISPOSAL [49000 - 49620]

  ( Part 8 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )
  

CHAPTER 6. Solid Waste Enterprises [49500 - 49524]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )
  

ARTICLE 3. Continuation of Services [49520 - 49524]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

  
49520.  

If a local agency has authorized, by franchise, contract, license, or permit, a solid waste enterprise to provide solid waste handling services and those services have been lawfully provided for more than three previous years, the solid waste enterprise may continue to provide those services up to five years after mailed notification to the solid waste enterprise by the local agency having jurisdiction that exclusive solid waste handling services are to be provided or authorized, unless the solid waste enterprise has an exclusive franchise or contract.

If the solid waste enterprise has an exclusive franchise or contract, the solid waste enterprise shall continue to provide those services and shall be limited to the unexpired term of the contract or franchise or five years, whichever is less.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 811, Sec. 4. Effective September 24, 1998.)