Township of Mount Laurel, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Mount Laurel 5-19-1959 as Ord. No. 1959-1BH.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Garbage and trash — See Ch. 85.
Recycling program — See Ch. 120.
[1]
Editor's Note: Pursuant to the adoption of Ord. No. 1971-1, the legislative functions of the former Board of Health are vested in the Township Council. The Council will adopt all amendments to this legislation subsequent to said ordinance.
All that certain tract of land consisting of 10.9 acres situated on the north side of the road leading from Evesboro to Union Mills, recently conveyed by John H. Eiselman and Coral A. Eiselman to the Township of Mount Laurel, is hereby designated as a public dump for the use of residents of the Township of Mount Laurel, where only residents of the Township of Mount Laurel shall dump all garbage, junk, waste matter, offal and deleterious matter.
It shall be unlawful for any person, persons, associations or corporations to maintain any dumping area in the Township of Mount Laurel where the dumping of garbage, junk, waste matter, offal and deleterious matters is permitted.
It shall be unlawful for any person, persons, association or corporation to dump garbage, junk, waste matter, offal and deleterious matter in any place in the Township of Mount Laurel other than the public township dump.
The use or maintenance of any area other than the public dumping area for the dumping of garbage, junk, waste matter, offal and deleterious matter is a detriment to the public health and is hereby deemed a nuisance.
It shall be unlawful for any person, persons, associations or corporations other than residents of the Township of Mount Laurel to dump any garbage, junk, waste matter, offal and deleterious matter in the public township dump.
[Amended 10-1-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-33]
Any person or persons, association or corporation violating the provisions of this chapter or any part thereof shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment in the county jail for not exceeding 90 days, or both, in the discretion of the Judge of the Municipal Court or other officer before whom hearing thereof is held.