Oregon Statutes - Chapter 268 - Metropolitan Service Districts - Section 268.318 - District approval required for disposal, transfer or resource recovery site or facility; criteria.

(1) No public or private disposal, transfer or resource recovery site or facility in the district shall be established, modified or extended without the prior approval of the district. The district may deny an application for the establishment, modification or extension of a site or facility if pursuant to its solid waste management plan the district has either:

(a) Entered into contracts obligating the district to supply or direct minimum quantities of solid wastes to sites or facilities designated in the contract in order that those sites or facilities will operate economically and generate sufficient revenues to liquidate any bonded or other indebtedness incurred by reason of those sites or facilities; or

(b) Adopted a franchise system for the disposal of solid or liquid wastes.

(2) In considering an application for the establishment, modification or extension of a site or facility, the district may take into account the location and number of existing sites or facilities and their remaining capacities, whether the proposed establishment, modification or extension complies with the districtís solid waste management plan and whether the applicant has complied with all other applicable regulatory requirements. [1979 c.531 §2; 1997 c.833 §24]

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