§ 49-701 Definitions
§ 49-701.01 Definition of solid waste; exemptions
§ 49-701.02 Exemptions from definition of solid waste; soils; seller’s duty to disclose
§ 49-702 Authorization to accept funds or grants
§ 49-703 Joint operation
§ 49-704 Applicability of chapter to local regulations and services
§ 49-705 Integration of solid waste programs
§ 49-706 Waste programs general permits; rules

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 49 > Chapter 4 > Article 1

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Administrator: means the administrator of the United States environmental protection agency. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Closed solid waste facility: means any of the following:

    (a) A solid waste facility that ceases storing, treating, processing or receiving for disposal solid waste before the effective date of design and operation rules for that type of facility adopted pursuant to section 49-761. See Arizona Laws 49-701

  • Conditionally exempt small quantity generator waste: means hazardous waste in quantities as defined by rules adopted pursuant to section 49-922. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Construction debris: means solid waste derived from the construction, repair or remodeling of buildings or other structures. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: means :

    (a) The board of supervisors in the context of the exercise of powers or duties. See Arizona Laws 49-701

  • Demolition debris: means solid waste derived from the demolition of buildings or other structures. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Facility plan: means any design or operating plan for a solid waste facility or group of solid waste facilities. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Household hazardous waste: means solid waste as described in 40 Code of Federal Regulations section 261. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Household waste: means any solid waste including garbage, rubbish and sanitary waste from septic tanks that is generated from households including single and multiple family residences, hotels and motels, bunkhouses, ranger stations, crew quarters, campgrounds, picnic grounds and day use recreation areas, not including construction debris, landscaping rubble or demolition debris. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Landscaping rubble: means material that is derived from landscaping or reclamation activities and that may contain inert material and no more than ten per cent by volume of vegetative waste. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Management agency: means any person responsible for the day-to-day operation, maintenance and management of a particular public facility or group of public facilities. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Medical waste: means any solid waste which is generated in the diagnosis, treatment or immunization of a human being or animal or in any research relating to that diagnosis, treatment or immunization, or in the production or testing of biologicals, and includes discarded drugs but does not include hazardous waste as defined in section 49-921 other than conditionally exempt small quantity generator waste. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • On site: means the same or geographically contiguous property that may be divided by public or private right-of-way if the entrance and exit between the properties are at a crossroads intersection and access is by crossing the right-of-way and not by traveling along the right-of-way. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any public or private corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society of persons, the federal government and any of its departments or agencies, this state or any of its agencies, departments, political subdivisions, counties, towns or municipal corporations, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • processing: means the reduction, separation, recovery, conversion or recycling of solid waste. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Recycling facility: means a solid waste facility that is owned, operated or used for the storage, treatment or processing of recyclable solid waste and that handles wastes that have a significant adverse effect on the environment. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Solid waste facility: means a transfer facility and any site owned, operated or utilized by any person for the storage, processing, treatment or disposal of solid waste, conditionally exempt small quantity generator waste or household hazardous waste but does not include the following:

    (a) A site at which less than one ton of solid waste that is not household waste, household hazardous waste, conditionally exempt small quantity generator waste, medical waste or special waste and that was generated on site is stored, processed, treated or disposed in compliance with section 49-762. See Arizona Laws 49-701

  • Solid waste landfill: means a facility, area of land or excavation in which solid wastes are placed for permanent disposal. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Solid waste management: means the systematic administration of activities which provide for the collection, source separation, storage, transportation, transfer, processing, treatment or disposal of solid waste in a manner that protects public health and safety and the environment and prevents and abates environmental nuisances. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Storage: means the holding of solid waste. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Transfer facility: means a site that is owned, operated or used by any person for the rehandling or storage for ninety days or less of solid waste that was generated off site for the primary purpose of transporting that solid waste. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Treatment: means any method, technique or process used to change the physical, chemical or biological character of solid waste so as to render that waste safer for transport, amenable for processing, amenable for storage or reduced in volume. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Vegetative waste: means waste derived from plants, including tree limbs and branches, stumps, grass clippings and other waste plant material. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Waste pile: means any noncontainerized accumulation of solid, nonflowing waste that is used for treatment or storage. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Waste tire facility: means a solid waste facility at which five thousand or more waste tires are stored outdoors on any day. See Arizona Laws 49-701