§ 95-9.  Purpose; Statutory Authority; Jurisdiction.  
The purpose of this article is to protect human health and the environment by regulating 
the storage, collection, transportation and disposal of solid waste in Henderson County, to
provide environmentally sound, cost-efficient solid waste disposal and to provide for the 
safe operations at the County facility.
This article is adopted under the authority of N.C.G.S. 153A-121, 153A-132.1
Unless otherwise indicated, the ordinance applies to publicly owned municipal solid 
waste management facilities located in Henderson County and to all unincorporated areas
of the County. Additionally, this article shall apply to those incorporated areas of any city
or town specifically requesting its enforcement by Henderson County upon the consent of
the Henderson County Board of Commissioners. (In making such a request, the city or 
town must comply with the requirements of N.C.G.S. 153A-122.)