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19.06.230 Waste transfer station

            One waste transfer station, and associated solid waste management activities, is allowed to be established in the M-1 or M-2 zoning district based on the following criteria:

            (1)        One waste transfer station is allowed to be established in Layton City, which shall be operated by a public entity, and shall be located on property contiguous to the existing Davis Energy Recovery Facility operated by the Wasatch Integrated Waste Management District.

            (2)        All solid waste management activities associated with the waste transfer station shall be operated within a fully enclosed building.

            (3)        The site on which the waste transfer station is located shall be enclosed by a minimum six foot (6') perimeter fence.  In addition to the landscape buffer requirements of this Title, the Planning Staff may require additional landscaping and/or trees to screen the waste transfer station from adjacent areas.

            (4)        Development of the site shall take into account effective means to control the harborage of rodent, insects and birds on the site based on appropriate industry standards.

            (5)        Development of the site shall incorporate appropriate pollution control measures to protect surface and ground waters through the use of State and City approved run-off collection and treatment systems.

            (6)        The waste transfer station shall operate consistent with the rules and regulations of Utah Administrative Code (UAC) R315-313-2 entitled "Transfer Station Standards."

            (7)        The waste transfer station proposed within any of the Layton City Drinking Water Protection Zones shall comply with the regulations for potential contamination sources outlined in Chapter 19.20 of this Title.

            (8)        If the waste transfer station is proposed within the Air Installation Compatible Use Zones (AICUZ) or Accident Potential Zone (APZ) of Hill Air Force Base (HAFB), the building and site shall be subject to the HAFB land use compatibility guidelines for noise zones and/or the APZ and any associated perpetual land use easement owned by the State of Utah.

            (9)        Scavenging on the site shall be prohibited.

            (10)      A traffic impact study prepared by a registered traffic engineer shall be required.  The traffic study shall include an analysis of on-site circulation, capacities of existing streets, number of additional trips which will be generated, origin/destination studies, and peak home traffic generation and movements.


Ord. No. 16-35, Enacted, 7/7/2016