Township of Toms River, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Township Council of the Township of Toms River as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers — See Ch. 421.
Plumbing standards — See Ch. 558.
Outdoor privies — See Ch. 561.
Sanitary facility certification fees — See Ch. 569.
Sewerage connections — See Ch. 572.
Water supplies — See Ch. 589.
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Editor's Note: Former Art. I, Use of Cesspools and Privy Vaults, comprised of §§ 417-5 through 417-5, adopted 11-27-1973 by Ord. No. 1378 as Ch. 118, Art. III, of the 1973 Code, was repealed 12-9-2008 by Ord. No. 4168-08.

§ 417-1 through § 417-5. (Reserved)

[Adopted 12-9-2008 by Ord. No. 4168-08[1]]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance repealed former Art. II, Disposal of Septic Tank Effluent and Wastes, adopted 11-27-1973 by Ord. No. 1378 as Ch. 118, Art. I, of the 1973 Code.

§ 417-6 Prohibited acts.

No person, firm or corporation shall:
A. 
Dump, leave, drain, empty or otherwise place any septic tank effluent or waste at any place in this municipality other than at the Ocean County Utilities Authority[1] then in use and designated by the Township for such purposes.
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Editor's Note: As to dumping, see Ch. 524, Dumping.
B. 
Dispose of or dump any septic tank effluent or waste at any municipal sanitary landfill site without having first paid said Township the proper fees and charges for such disposal, which fees are hereinafter fixed and determined.
C. 
Dispose of or dump any septic tank effluent or waste at any municipal sanitary landfill site except in the immediate presence and under the direction of the Township Director of Public Works or his representative, who shall be the employee of and representative of the Township then in charge of the said site.
D. 
Fail or refuse to advise and tell the Township Director of Public Works, or his representative then in charge of his office, the precise source or sources of the effluent and waste, in order that Toms River Township Council may know how much of said effluent and waste comes from Toms River Township, and the sources of the residue.
E. 
Present to any municipal site or Township employee any commercial or industrial waste to be disposed of at municipal sanitary landfill site. The intent of the municipality is to accept only the usual type of septic tank effluent and waste.

§ 417-7 Fees and charges.

The proper fees and charges for disposal of septic tank effluent and waste at any municipality-designated sanitary landfill site in this municipality shall be and are hereby fixed and determined as follows:
A. 
For each truck or tank car of 2,000 gallons' or less capacity, per load, the sum of $4.
B. 
For each truck or tank car of over 2,000 gallons' or less capacity, per load, the sum of $8.

§ 417-8 Payment in advance.

All said fees and charges are to be paid in cash or its equivalent, in advance, to Toms River Township at the office of Township Director of Public Works, before the respective vehicles containing effluent or waste enter the municipal sanitary landfill site.

§ 417-9 Disposition of fees and charges; records.

Said Township Director of Public Works shall:
A. 
Be responsible for all fees and charges collected or which should be collected pursuant to this article;
B. 
Keep a detailed daily account of all such fees and charges;
C. 
Promptly deposit such fees and charges in an account to the credit of Township of Toms River in a Member FDIC, Qualified Banking Institution.
D. 
Make a monthly written report thereon to the Township Clerk; and
E. 
Remit monthly all such fees and charges collected to that time.

§ 417-10 Purpose of fees and charges.

All fees and charges referred to herein are raised for revenue and police regulation and powers purposes, and belong to and are the property of the Township of Toms River.

§ 417-11 Disposal hours.

The Township Director of Public Works, aforesaid, shall keep at least one municipal sanitary landfill site open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. after the effective date of this article, for the disposal of septic tank effluent and waste as contemplated and described herein.

§ 417-12 Violations and penalties.

Any person convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this article shall suffer a penalty of not exceeding $200 or not exceeding 30 days' imprisonment in the Ocean County Jail, or both, at the discretion of the Magistrate before whom such conviction is had. Any firm or corporation convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this article shall suffer the penalty of a fine of not exceeding $200.

§ 417-13 Right to refuse wastes of noncomplying parties.

In addition to the penalties set forth in the preceding section, the Township of Toms River, in the County of Ocean, reserves the right to refuse to accept septic tank effluent and waste from any person, firm or corporation who or which refuses or neglects to comply with the provision of this article.