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landfills

jmf

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Does anyone have a landfill zone? If so, what is permitted in the zone? What requirements do you have in evaluating either new landfills or expansions to existing landfills?
 

Cardinal

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We have created a special zoning district named after the town next door... oh wait, no, we tell people to go to the town next door.

I can't recall ever seeing such a zoning classification. I did some research on the topic a number of years ago. From what I remember, siting is really first an issue of the underlying geology more so than land use.
 

Lee Nellis

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Sounds like a job for performance standards rather than a new zoning district. Be sure you understand what your state/province requires when writing the standards.
 

Chet

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The last city I worked for had 3 landfills. In wisconsin they are state regulated, and the state rules trump all local zoning authorities
 

NHPlanner

A shadow of my former self
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