Code of the District of Columbia

Chapter 7. Garbage. [Repealed]


§ 8–701. Regulations for the collection and disposal of garbage. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 2, 1895, 28 Stat. 758, ch. 176; May 2, 2002, D.C. Law 14-116, § 6, 49 DCR 1945; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-154, § 301(a), 61 DCR 9971.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-501.

1973 Ed., § 6-501.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 14-116 substituted “Mayor” for “Council of the District of Columbia”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 6 of Food Regulation Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-128, August 3, 2001, 48 DCR 7939).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 6 of Food Regulation Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-147, October 23, 2001, 48 DCR 10183).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 6 of Food Regulation Temporary Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Law 14-55, December 6, 2001, law notification 49 DCR 356).

Editor's Notes

For present law, see Chapters 10B and 10C of this title.

New Implementing Regulations

New implementing regulations: Pursuant to this section, the following new regulations were adopted in 1983: The “Solid Waste Regulations Amendments Act of 1983” (D.C. Law 5-20, August 2, 1983, 30 DCR 3331).

Change in Government

This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to a Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia (see Acts Relating to the Establishment of the District of Columbia and its Various Forms of Governmental Organization in Volume 1). Section 402(139) of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 (see Reorganization Plans in Volume 1) transferred all of the functions of the Board of Commissioners under this section to the District of Columbia Council, subject to the right of the Commissioner as provided in § 406 of the Plan. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section.


§ 8–702. Contracts for collection and disposal of garbage and refuse. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(May 18, 1910, 36 Stat. 389, ch. 248; Mar. 3, 1915, 38 Stat. 904, ch. 80; Apr. 6, 1978, D.C. Law 2-69, § 4, 24 DCR 6800; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-154, § 301(b), 61 DCR 9971.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-502.

1973 Ed., § 6-502.

Editor's Notes

For present law, see Chapters 10B and 10C of this title.


§ 8–703. Disposal by feeding to livestock. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(May 6, 1918, 40 Stat. 541, ch. 67, § 6; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-154, § 301(c), 61 DCR 9971.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-503.

1973 Ed., § 6-503.

Editor's Notes

For present law, see Chapters 10B and 10C of this title.

Change in Government

This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to a Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia (see Acts Relating to the Establishment of the District of Columbia and its Various Forms of Governmental Organization in Volume 1). Section 401 of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 (see Reorganization Plans in Volume 1) transferred all of the functions of the Board of Commissioners under this section to a single Commissioner. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section.


§ 8–704. Collection and disposal of refuse authorized as municipal function; purchase or lease of facilities; sale of products; gratuities prohibited; authorization to enter into mutual aid agreements for debris removal. [Transferred]

Recodified as § 8-741.


(July 11, 1919, 41 Stat. 39, ch. 6, § 2; Feb. 22, 1921, 41 Stat. 1144, ch. 70, § 7; June 28, 1944, 58 Stat. 533, ch. 300, § 18; Mar. 21, 2009, D.C. Law 17-317, § 2, 56 DCR 209.)


§ 8–705. Incinerators for combustible refuse — Condemnation of sites authorized. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 4, 1929, 45 Stat. 1549, ch. 688, § 1; June 25, 1936, 49 Stat. 1921, ch. 804; June 25, 1948, 62 Stat. 991, ch. 646, § 32(b); May 24, 1949, 63 Stat. 107, ch. 139, § 127; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 571, Pub. L. 91-358, title I,§§ 155(c)(21), 166(c); Oct. 9, 1987, D.C. Law 7-38, § 6, 34 DCR 5326; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-154, § 301(d), 61 DCR 9971.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-505.

1973 Ed., § 6-505.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 8-707, § 8-708, § 8-709, and § 8-710.

Transfer of Functions

The functions, powers and duties of the National Capital Park and Planning Commission were transferred to the National Capital Planning Commission by the Act of July 19, 1952, 66 Stat. 790, ch. 949, § 1.

Editor's Notes

For present law, see Chapters 10B and 10C of this title.

Change in Government

This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to a Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia (see Acts Relating to the Establishment of the District of Columbia and its Various Forms of Governmental Organization in Volume 1). Section 401 of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 (see Reorganization Plans in Volume 1) transferred all of the functions of the Board of Commissioners under this section to a single Commissioner. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section.


§ 8–706. Incinerators for combustible refuse — Construction authorized. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 4, 1929, 45 Stat. 1549, ch. 688, § 2; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-154, § 301(d), 61 DCR 9971.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-506.

1973 Ed., § 6-506.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 8-711.

Editor's Notes

For present law, see Chapters 10B and 10C of this title.

Change in Government

This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to a Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia (see Acts Relating to the Establishment of the District of Columbia and its Various Forms of Governmental Organization in Volume 1). Section 401 of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 (see Reorganization Plans in Volume 1) transferred all of the functions of the Board of Commissioners under this section to a single Commissioner. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section.


§ 8–707. Incinerators for combustible refuse — Commencement of operation; other manner of disposal prohibited; exceptions; enforcement. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 4, 1929, 45 Stat. 1549, ch. 688, § 3; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-154, § 301(d), 61 DCR 9971.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-507.

1973 Ed., § 6-507.

Editor's Notes

For present law, see Chapters 10B and 10C of this title.

Change in Government

This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to a Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia (see Acts Relating to the Establishment of the District of Columbia and its Various Forms of Governmental Organization in Volume 1). Section 402(140) of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 (see Reorganization Plans in Volume 1) transferred all of the functions of the Board of Commissioners under this section to the District of Columbia Council, subject to the right of the Commissioner as provided in § 406 of the Plan. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section.


§ 8–708. Incinerators for combustible refuse — Penalties. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 4, 1929, 45 Stat. 1549, ch. 688, § 4; Oct. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-42, § 458, 32 DCR 4450; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-154, § 301(d), 61 DCR 9971.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-508.

Editor's Notes

For present law, see Chapters 10B and 10C of this title.

Change in Government

This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to a Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia (see Acts Relating to the Establishment of the District of Columbia and its Various Forms of Governmental Organization in Volume 1). Section 401 of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 (see Reorganization Plans in Volume 1) transferred all of the functions of the Board of Commissioners under this section to a single Commissioner. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section.


§ 8–709. Incinerators for combustible refuse— Purchase of machinery and employment of personnel authorized. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 4, 1929, 45 Stat. 1550, ch. 688, § 5; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-154, § 301(d), 61 DCR 9971.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-509.

1973 Ed., § 6-509.

Editor's Notes

For present law, see Chapters 10B and 10C of this title.

Change in Government

This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to a Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia (see Acts Relating to the Establishment of the District of Columbia and its Various Forms of Governmental Organization in Volume 1). Section 401 of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 (see Reorganization Plans in Volume 1) transferred all of the functions of the Board of Commissioners under this section to a single Commissioner. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section.


§ 8–710. Incinerators for combustible refuse — Appropriation authorized; abandonment of leased plant. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 4, 1929, 45 Stat. 1550, ch. 688, § 6; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-154, § 301(d), 61 DCR 9971.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-510.

1973 Ed., § 6-510.

Editor's Notes

For present law, see Chapters 10B and 10C of this title.

Change in Government

This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to a Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia (see Acts Relating to the Establishment of the District of Columbia and its Various Forms of Governmental Organization in Volume 1). Section 401 of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 (see Reorganization Plans in Volume 1) transferred all of the functions of the Board of Commissioners under this section to a single Commissioner. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section.


§ 8–711. Incinerators for combustible refuse — Use by certain Maryland and Virginia municipalities. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(May 15, 1930, 46 Stat. 334, ch. 286; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-154, § 301(e), 61 DCR 9971.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-511.

1973 Ed., § 6-511.

Editor's Notes

For present law, see Chapters 10B and 10C of this title.

Change in Government

This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to a Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia (see Acts Relating to the Establishment of the District of Columbia and its Various Forms of Governmental Organization in Volume 1). Section 402(141) of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 (see Reorganization Plans in Volume 1) transferred all of the functions of the Board of Commissioners under this section to the District of Columbia Council, subject to the right of the Commissioner as provided in § 406 of the Plan. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act ( D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section.