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25 Pa. Code § 299.220. Signs on vehicles.

§ 299.220. Signs on vehicles.

 A vehicle or conveyance that is ordinarily or primarily used for the transportation of solid waste shall bear a sign that meets the following:

   (1)  The sign shall include the name and business address of the person or municipality that owns the vehicle or conveyance.

     (i)   The name shall be the actually and commonly recognized name of the person or municipality. Abbreviations or acronyms are permissible if they do not obscure the meaning.

     (ii)   The address shall include the city, state and five digit zip code for the principal place of business for the person or municipality.

   (2)  The sign shall include the specific type of solid waste transported by the vehicle or conveyance.

     (i)   Regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste shall be designated: Regulated Medical/Chemotherapeutic waste.

     (ii)   Other municipal waste shall be designated: Municipal Waste.

     (iii)   Residual waste shall be designated: Residual Waste.

     (iv)   Mixed municipal and residual waste shall be designated: Municipal/Residual Waste.

   (3)  The sign shall have lettering that is 6 inches in height. The lettering shall be placed on the roll-off box or trailer. If available space for lettering on the trailer or roll-off box is so limited that all letters cannot be 6 inches in height, the lettering shall be as close to 6 inches as possible. The required information shall be clearly visible and easily readable.

   (4)  The sign may be permanent or detachable.


   The provisions of this §  299.220 adopted January 12, 2001, effective January 13, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 235; amended November 7, 2014, effective November 8, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 7021. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (273880) to (273881).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  299.201 (relating to scope).

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