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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 190. Litter Receptacle Regulations

9VAC20-190-60. Minimum standards.

Litter receptacles purchased and placed in compliance with this chapter shall meet the following minimum standards:

1. The receptacle shall:

a. Be of not less than a 10-gallon capacity.

b. Be constructed of such quality as to maintain the original shape when placed at an outdoor location and be reasonably resistant to rust and corrosion. Construction and configuration of all receptacles shall be in conformance with all pertinent laws, ordinances, resolutions, or regulations pertaining to fire, safety, public health, and welfare.

c. Be reasonably stationary and reasonably secure from movement and destruction by vandals.

d. Be constructed, covered, or used in such a manner as to prevent or preclude the blowing of litter from the receptacle.

e. Be serviced with a frequency sufficient to prevent spillage from overflow and to prevent the buildup of offensive odors.

f. Be maintained sufficiently to present an appearance that is aesthetically pleasing.

2. The receptacle may:

a. Be identified by the state anti-litter symbol, by a local anti-litter symbol or by printed identification and instructions regarding proper use.

b. Be of a color that is readily visible.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1414, 10.1-1419 and 10.1-1421 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 3, eff. November 21, 2001.

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