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IC 13-20-9
     Chapter 9. Restrictions on Disposal of Vegetative Matter

IC 13-20-9-1
Applicability of chapter
    
Sec. 1. This chapter does not apply to the following:
        (1) The use of vegetative matter resulting from landscaping maintenance and land clearing projects that, after composting, is used as cover material for a solid waste landfill.
        (2) The deposit into a solid waste landfill of:
            (A) grass;
            (B) woody vegetative matter that is:
                (i) less than three (3) feet in length; and
                (ii) bagged, bundled, or otherwise contained; or
            (C) de minimis amounts of vegetative matter that are:
                (i) less than three (3) feet in length;
                (ii) bagged, bundled, or otherwise contained; and
                (iii) not set out separately for collection and disposal.
As added by P.L.1-1996, SEC.10.

IC 13-20-9-2
Deposit of vegetative matter in solid waste landfill prohibited
    
Sec. 2. Except as provided in section 4 of this chapter, a person may not knowingly deposit vegetative matter resulting from landscaping maintenance and land clearing projects in a solid waste landfill.
As added by P.L.1-1996, SEC.10.

IC 13-20-9-3
Rules
    
Sec. 3. The board may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 and IC 13-14-9 to implement this chapter.
As added by P.L.1-1996, SEC.10. Amended by P.L.133-2012, SEC.141.

IC 13-20-9-4
Emergency resolution authorizing use of landfill
    
Sec. 4. If an emergency exists, the county executive of a county may, by resolution or order:
        (1) waive the prohibition under section 2 of this chapter; and
        (2) allow vegetative matter resulting from landscaping maintenance and land clearing projects to be deposited in the solid waste landfill;
for not more than ninety (90) days.
As added by P.L.1-1996, SEC.10.