Solid Waste Refuse Collectors Permit

In accordance with Article III of Chapter 17 of the Dinwiddie County Code, "It shall be unlawful for any person, for profit, to remove or transport any refuse through or upon any of the roads, streets or alleys of the county or dispose of the refuse in any manner or place without first obtaining (a) the permit required by Section 17-31 herein and (b) the business license required by Article I of Chapter 13 of this Code, including the payment of any required fee or tax."

The above mentioned permit for refuse collection is required for all new or existing refuse collectors who service Dinwiddie County. This permit expires annually on December 31st. It is the responsibility of the collector to reapply annually as well as to comply with all sections of Chapter 17. Solid Waste of the Dinwiddie County Code. The completed application should be submitted to the office of the County Administrator 30 days prior to expiration or prior to the commencement of service within the County.

Refuse Collectors Permit Application (PDF)

Sec. 17-32. - Bond.

  1. Upon issuance of the county refuse collecting permit, each permit holder must furnish a bond payable to the county in an amount equal to not less than $500.00 for each vehicle licensed, but not to exceed $3,000.00 in total, with surety approved by the board and conditioned to indemnify and save harmless the county as well as any person from all expense or damage that may be incurred by such, caused by any failure to comply with the provisions of this article. Such bond shall be deposited with the treasurer of the county. The original bond shall be for a period of not less than 12 months and shall be renewed annually.

  2.  Handling of refuse shall be deemed neglected when the permit holder fails to meet the frequency of collection as stated in the application for permit. If the permit holder fails to correct any such neglect or noncompliance with this section within 48 hours after receipt of written notice, the bond shall be forfeited and the principal and surety on such bond shall be required to reimburse the county or any customer or any permit holder for any expense or damage incurred as a result of such neglect or failure.

(Ord. of 4-20-10, § 1)