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Waste Permits Must Be Renewed in January


Nov 17, 2004 -Department of Public Works Commissioner Wayne D. Callwood reminds all Waste Collection Haulers that it is time for the renewal of their permits. Permits can be renewed at the Department of Public Works, Division of Solid Waste during the month of January 2005.
"All waste collection permits expire at the end of the calendar year. The Department of Public Works is the agency responsible for the inspection of all waste collection vehicles and the issuance of permits. In order for haulers to be able to access the territory's landfills for disposal of solid waste, valid permits must he obtained. After Jan. 31, 2005, litter citations will be issued to any waste hauler who does not possess a valid permit," the Public Works commissioner said.
In preparation for the permit, waste haulers are to present to the Department of Public Works proof of current vehicle registration, current vehicle insurance card, current business license and proof of valid liability insurance covering operations in the amounts of $200,000 per accident, $50,000 per person and $50,000 for property damage.
All vehicles must also successfully pass inspection of the following requirements: Hydraulics, Brakes, Horn, Speedometer, Tires, No Oil Leaks, available Tarpaulin, available Rake/Shovel/Broom and available Scones/Reflector Lights.
For more information, contact the Division of Solid Waste on St. Croix at 773-1290 ext. 2266 and on St, Thomas at 715-0460.
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