§ 30-6-1 Definitions
§ 30-6-2 Legislative intent
§ 30-6-3 Duties of office; exemptions
§ 30-6-4 Duties of ACADV
§ 30-6-5 Report
§ 30-6-6 Establishment and funding of facilities
§ 30-6-7 Limitations on appropriation and expenditure of funds
§ 30-6-8 Disclosure of information
§ 30-6-9 Law enforcement officer to advise person of available facility
§ 30-6-10 Rules and regulations
§ 30-6-11 Disposition of funds
§ 30-6-12 Immunity from civil liability
§ 30-6-13 Construction of chapter

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 30 > Chapter 6

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • BULKY WASTE: Items whose large size precludes or complicates their handling by normal collection, processing, or disposal methods. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • CERTIFICATE OF NEED: Written approval by the commission for the director to issue a permit to operate in accordance with this part. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • collection: Any person, firm, partnership, or corporation permitted by the director or franchised by the board to engage in the transportation or collection of solid waste. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • collector: Any person, firm, partnership, or corporation permitted by the director or franchised by the commission to engage in the transportation or collection of solid waste. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • commission: The Mobile County Commission of Mobile County, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS: Material generally considered to be not water soluble and nonhazardous in nature including, but not limited to, steel, glass, brick, concrete, or asphalt roofing material. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • DEAD ANIMALS: Animals that have died from any cause without proper burial, except those slaughtered for human consumption. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • director: The solid waste coordinator, appointed by the Mobile County Commission or its designated agent; is responsible for the administrative management of this part. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • DISPOSAL FACILITY: Site where solid waste is disposed of, whether by sanitary landfilling, incineration, treatment, recovery, or recycling. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • ENFORCEMENT AGENCY: The agency or agencies of this county, or of the state, charged with the enforcement of those aspects of this part related to the protection of the public safety, health, welfare, and environment, including all law enforcement officers of the county and litter patrol officers hired by the Mobile County Commission and deputized by the Mobile County Sheriff, who will work under the supervision of and be paid by the Mobile County Commission. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • garbage: Materials resulting from the preparation, cooking, and serving of food; market wastes, trimmings, and other discarded matter from meat or produce, including containers in which packaged; and such other refuse as may be defined by the commission. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTES: Materials or combinations of materials which require special management techniques because of their acute or chronic effects on air and water quality or both; on fish, wildlife, or other biota; or on the health and welfare of the public. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • HEALTH OFFICER: The Director of the Mobile County Health Department and his or her authorized agents. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • incineration: A controlled process by which solid, liquid, or gaseous combustible wastes are burned and changed into gases, and the residue produced contains little or no combustible material. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • incinerator: An engineered apparatus used to burn waste sub- stances and in which all the factors of combustion, temperature, retention time, turbulence, and combustion air, can be controlled. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • INFECTIOUS WASTES: Those wastes resulting from the operation of medical clinics, hospitals, abattoirs, and other facilities producing waste which may consist of, but are not limited to, human and animal parts, contaminated bandages, pathological specimens, hypodermic needles, contaminated clothing, and surgical gloves. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • persons: Any individual, partnership, copartnership, firm, company, public or private corporation, association, joint stock company, trust, estate, or any other legal representative, agent, or assign. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • processing: Any method, system, or other treatment designed to change the physical form or chemical content of solid waste. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • recovery: The process of obtaining usable materials or energy from solid waste. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • rubbish: Solid waste or refuse, excluding garbage and bulky items; consists of both combustible and noncombustible trash, such as paper, cardboard, tin cans, plastics, yard clippings, wood, glass, and similar materials. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • salvaging: The controlled removal of valuable or useful material from solid waste for utilization. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • SANITARY LANDFILL: A site where solid waste is disposed using sanitary landfilling techniques. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • SANITARY NUISANCE: The commission of any act by a person, or the keeping, maintaining, propagation, existence, or permission of anything by a person by which the health or lives of individuals may be threatened or impaired or by which disease may be caused. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • SOLID WASTE: Garbage, rubbish, refuse, or other discarded solid or semi-solid materials resulting from domestic, commercial, industrial, agricultural activities and governmental operations excluding solids or dissolved material in domestic sewage, but not materials held for reuse or resale. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: Includes all or any aspects of handling solid waste: including collection, transportation, storage, separation, and disposal. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • storage: The interim containment of solid waste, in an approved manner, after generation and prior to ultimate disposal. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • transport: The movement of solid waste subsequent to collection. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • UNAUTHORIZED ACCUMULATION: Any accumulation of trash, garbage, or putrescible waste for more than seven days on any residential or commercial properties, excluding noncommercial composting, and commercial composting for which a valid permit has been obtained. See Alabama Code 45-49-252
  • YARD TRASH: Vegetative matter resulting from landscaping maintenance such as trees and shrub trimmings, grass clippings, and palm fronds. See Alabama Code 45-49-252