What is a bear resistant building or enclosure?

The regulations define a bear resistant enclosure/building as an enclosed building that consists of functional, maintaining self-latching doors/gates, or doors and gates with locks and contain one or all of  the following:

  • A framed building or enclosure with hard sides and a roof constructed of hard wood, non-reflective metal or other like product reasonably designed and manufactured to withstand an intrusion by a bear
  • Chain-link fencing no less than 6 feet in height, at the top of which is barbed-wire fencing angled outwards
  • Functional and maintained electrical fencing designed to exclude bears

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1. How did Teton County identify and map bear conflict areas?
2. What is a bear resistant container or dumpster?
3. How do I obtain a certified bear resistant container?
4. What is a bear resistant building or enclosure?
5. Does this regulation apply to my recycling bins?
6. Do I have to buy new containers if I take my garbage to the Transfer Station?
7. Do I have to use bear resistant containers during the winter months?
8. What happens if I do not use a bear resistant container?
9. What should I do if there is damage to my bear resistant containers and the lid does not latch properly?