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25 Pa. Code § 297.217. Cleaning and maintenance.

§ 297.217. Cleaning and maintenance.

 (a)  Areas within the building shall be kept clean.

 (b)  The operator may not allow putrescible waste to remain at the facility at the end of the day or for more than 24 hours except that putrescible waste may remain at the facility for any time period up to 72 hours over a weekend or 3-day weekend if provided for in the permit.

 (c)  Plumbing shall be properly maintained, and the floors shall be well drained.

 (d)  Processing equipment and areas that have contact with solid waste shall be capable of being cleaned by high-pressure water spray or other methods, and shall be located near drains that connect to a sanitary sewer system or treatment facility.

 (e)  Provision shall be made for the routine operational maintenance of the facility.

 (f)  The operator shall inspect the facility daily to detect hot spots in the storage areas, dust accumulation, vectors, litter and other problems, and promptly take necessary corrective actions.


   The provisions of this §  297.217 amended January 12, 2001, effective January 13, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 235. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (226882) and (266351).

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