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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 1. Definitions [49500 - 49505]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

49500.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22.)

49501.
  

“Exclusive solid waste handling services” means any action by a local agency, whether by franchise, contract, license, permit, or otherwise, whereby the agency itself or one or more other local agencies or solid waste enterprises has the exclusive right to provide solid waste handling services of any class or type within all or any part of the territory of the local agency.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22.)

49501.3.
  

“Lawfully provided” means the services of the solid waste enterprise are in substantial compliance with the terms and conditions of its franchise, contract, license, or permit.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 811, Sec. 2. Effective September 24, 1998.)

49501.5.
  

“License” means a solid waste license issued by a local agency or a business license issued by a local agency if the local agency has not established any other form of authorization for the lawful provision of solid waste handling services.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 811, Sec. 3. Effective September 24, 1998.)

49502.
  

“Local agency” means any county, city, or district having the authority to provide solid waste handling services either by the agency itself or by authorizing or permitting other local agencies or solid waste enterprises to provide solid waste handling services.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22.)

49503.
  

“Solid waste” means all putrescible and nonputrescible solid and semisolid wastes, including garbage, trash, refuse, paper, rubbish, ashes, industrial wastes, demolition and construction wastes, abandoned vehicles and parts thereof, discarded home and industrial appliances, manure, vegetable or animal solid or semisolid wastes, and other discarded solid and semisolid wastes.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22.)

49504.
  

“Solid waste enterprise” means any individual, partnership, joint venture, unincorporated private organization, or private corporation regularly engaged in the business of providing solid waste handling services.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22.)

49505.
  

“Solid waste handling services” means the collection, transportation, storage, transfer, or processing of solid wastes for residential, commercial, institutional, or industrial users or customers.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22.)

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