Report to Environment & Engineering Strategic PolicyCommitteeDraft Bye-Laws for the Storage, Presentation and Collection of Household & CommercialWaste 2012.
Reasons for Drafting New Bye-Laws Current Bye-Laws are over 6 years in existence - appropriate that they should now be reviewed Recent Legislative & Policy Changes Provides an opportunity to address areas of the current Bye-Laws where there are issues e.g. storage, collection & enforcement
Main provisions of the Draft Bye-Laws New Draft Bye-Laws have been prepared following detailed staff consultations & preliminary discussions with stakeholders Require holders of household and commercial waste to engage in good waste management practices Address the storage, segregation and presentation of waste for collection Holders of waste must have their waste collected by an approved collector or disposed of at an approved facility, provision for on-the-spot fine
Main provisions of the Draft Bye-Laws Segregation of organic waste (Brown Bin) is legally required for holders of commercial waste Holder and authorised waste collector for a household or commercial premises must be clearly identified from the waste container itself (includes bag collections) Within Revised Central Commercial District (CCD) waste collection is only to take place between 7pm & 7am on collection day. Waste is not to be presented for collection before 5pm Outside the CCD collections only to take place between 6am & 10pm. Waste is not to be presented for collection before 6pm on the day before collection Provision is made for an on-the-spot fine of €75 for breaches of the Bye-Laws