(a) After the adoption of a state-wide solid waste management plan pursuant to section 22a-228, any action taken by a person, municipality or regional authority that is governed by this chapter shall be consistent with such plan.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 22a-229

  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, syndicate, company, trust, corporation, nonstock corporation, limited liability company, municipality, agency or political or administrative subdivision of the state, or other legal entity of any kind. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-2

(b) Except as provided in subsection (d) of this section, no municipality may prohibit the sale or use of polystyrene packaging products by any vendor, commercial or retail user of polystyrene if the vendors or retail users of such products demonstrate to an official designated by the chief executive officer of the municipality that such vendors or users are actively engaged in a comprehensive effort to recycle the polystyrene packaging materials which it generates. Such recycling effort shall include ongoing collection and delivery of such packaging materials to an established recycling facility.

(c) Except as provided in subsection (d) of this section, no municipality may prohibit the sale or use of polystyrene packaging materials used for the display, storage or transportation of raw meat, poultry or fish.

(d) The provisions of subsections (b) and (c) of this section shall not apply to any municipality which has held any hearing before October 1, 1989, in accordance with a municipal charter, special act or ordinance, on a proposed local law, ordinance or charter provision which, if enacted, would be inconsistent with said subsections, or which has enacted any local law, ordinance or charter provision prior to March 15, 1990, which is inconsistent with said subsections.