How do I get further information or clarification about the new Solid Waste Ordinance?

Contact the Beaufort County Public Works Department – Solid Waste Division at 252-975-0720 Option 2 or Email Solid Waste

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1. Why is this new ordinance necessary?
2. What is changing?
3. I live within the limits of a city or town. Does this affect me?
4. How is the annual solid waste fee assessed on multi-family dwellings?
5. I contract with a household solid waste collection service. Can my annual solid waste fee be waived?
6. Can I burn my household garbage?
7. How does my business become a Licensed Household Solid Waste Collector?
8. My Household Solid Waste Collector does not pick my trash up at least once per week. What do I do?
9. Can my business, church, etc. use the collection sites?
10. I collect garbage from others for a fee. Can I use the collection sites?
11. Where can I find information regarding the locations and operating hours of County solid waste facilities?
12. Am I allowed to leave a usable item at a collection site for someone else to take?
13. Are all acceptable items collected at all collection sites?
14. What are “effective means” for securing a load of waste?
15. Can I be held responsible for infractions caused by another person driving my vehicle?
16. How can those who litter or dump illegally be identified?
17. Can I recycle?
18. Where can I take old tires?
19. Can I salvage usable tires from the scrap tire facility?
20. Do I have to pay for yard waste disposal at the Beaufort County Landfill?
21. How will the provisions of this ordinance be enforced?
22. How do I report littering or illegal dumping?
23. What penalties are there for violating the Ordinance?
24. How do I get further information or clarification about the new Solid Waste Ordinance?