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It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit, bury, burn, or otherwise dispose of any solid waste, other than the composting on site of small quantities of nonhazardous organic materials produced on the premises, or the burning of authorized materials under a valid burn permit, at any place other than a permitted solid waste facility. It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any solid waste facility within the County without first having obtained a permit to do so from the County.

Unpermitted deposits of solid waste containing a minimum of two (2) pieces of addressed mail or other named property shall be judged to be prima facie evidence that the named addressee is responsible for the violation hereof, and shall subject the addressee to remedies as specified in Section 521-13.

Permits for the operation of solid waste facilities shall be issued in accordance with the California Public Resources Code by the Department of Health and Human Services, Environmental Health Division, and concurred in by the California Integrated Waste Management Board. A permit fee may be charged if so established by the Board of Supervisors. Any person operating a solid waste facility not in accordance with a solid waste facility’s permit shall be subject to remedies as specified by local ordinance and in California Public Resources Code Section 45000 et seq. (Repealed and reenacted by Ord. 2696, § 2, 6/14/2022)