[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Cinnaminson 6-20-1961 by Ord. No. 1961 (Sec. 3.32 of the 1995 Code); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
A code regulating the manner in which refuse may be stored, collected and disposed of; declaring and defining certain conditions as nuisances; fixing the responsibilities and duties of persons storing, collecting and/or disposing of refuse; and providing for issuance of permits to collect refuse, is hereby established pursuant to the provisions of L. 1975. c. 326, § 2 (N.J.S.A. 13:1E-1 et seq.), and N.J.A.C. 7:26-1.1 et seq., as may be amended from time to time. A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein.
The code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Solid Waste Management Act."
Three copies of the Solid Waste Management Act have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary of this local Board of Health upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file there until final action is taken on this chapter, for the use and examination of the public.
Persons engaged in the business of collection and/or disposing of solid waste shall comply with the provisions, rules and regulations established by the Burlington County Solid Waste Management District.
[Amended 5-26-1965 by Ord. No. 1965-2]
Any person or persons, partnership, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter or of the Solid Waste Management Act, made a part hereof, shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a penalty of not less than $2,500. Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
[Amended 4-22-1970 by Ord. No. 1970-4]
Any sanitary landfill operation operating in this Township may be closed by the Board of Health for repeated and/or flagrant violations of any of the provisions of this chapter and/or the state standards relating to sanitary landfills as incorporated herein, upon certification by the Health Officer, Sanitary Inspector or other qualified person that said condition constitutes a health or safety hazard, and upon seven days' written notice, delivered to the operator, operators or owners of the Board of Health meeting at which the matter will be taken up. In the event of the closing of the said landfill, the operator, operators or owners shall be given at least seven days to complete proper coverage of the landfill or other place and to take such other steps as may be deemed necessary by the said Board of Health, consistent with and under the provisions of this chapter. In the event such work is not completed within the time set by the said Board of Health or any extensions thereof, the said Board may contract for the completion thereof with any private contractor or cause the said completion by any department of the Township, in which case payment of the contract price or reasonable cost thereof, if completed by a department of the Township, shall be made to the Board from the proceeds of any bond or deposit payable to the said Board of Health as may be given by reason of any ordinance of this Board or this Township by the landfill operator, operators or owners.
Editor's Note: See Ch. 326, Landfills, Sanitary.