Township of Pennsauken, NJ
Camden County
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 269, Solid Waste.
Every person, whether he or she be the owner, tenant or occupant of any dwelling house, other than an apartment house or tenement house, shall cause all garbage, swill and offal to be removed from the premises at least twice each week.
A. 
All trash, rubbish, paper and cans shall be stored in suitable receptacles and then removed from the premises at least once per week.
B. 
Every owner, lessor or agent of any building which is a tenement house within the meaning of the State Tenement House Act shall provide and maintain therein for the use of the tenants proper receptacles for the storage of garbage and shall remove from the premises all garbage, offal and rubbish at least daily.
C. 
All garbage which may accumulate in this municipality or which may be stored, kept or maintained therein without violating this article shall be kept in watertight metal receptacles provided with tightly fitting covers, except that barrels may be used for vegetable trimmings if removed daily. Said metal receptacles shall be kept clean, and no water shall be allowed to enter therein except for the purpose of cleaning.
D. 
No ashes or incombustibles shall be placed in the same receptacle containing garbage, swill or offal.
Every proprietor of any hotel, restaurant, boardinghouse, store, market or other establishment where food for human or animal consumption is manufactured, prepared, handled, sold or served shall, at regular intervals, cause to be removed from the premises all garbage and other waste matter which may accumulate thereon. All garbage and waste matter shall, while on the premises, be stored in such manner as not to create a nuisance.
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 330, Retail Food Establishments and Vending Machines.
A. 
No person shall convey through the streets of this municipality, any garbage, swill, offal or dead animals without first obtaining a license from this Board; provided, however, that any person who has contracted with the municipality to collect and remove garbage, rubbish, refuse and other wastes need not secure such license.
B. 
No person shall convey garbage, swill or offal through or along any street within this municipality except in watertight metal receptacles or metal-lined receptacles with tightly fitting covers of like material. Said receptacles shall be kept tightly covered at all times while in this municipality except while being loaded or unloaded.
C. 
No person shall permit any wagon or vehicle used for the collection or removal of garbage, swill, offal or dead animals to stand in the streets or other public places within the limits of this municipality at any time except when being loaded or unloaded.
No person shall permit any garbage, swill, offal or dead animals collected or removed under the provisions of this article to remain or be disposed of within the limits of this municipality except by written consent of this Board.
Nothing in this article shall be construed as prohibiting any person, himself or herself or his or her servants, from removing any garbage, offal or other waste matter from his or her own premises; without a license; provided, however, that a permit is first obtained from this Board and the requirements of this article are in all respects complied with; and provided, further, that no one shall remove the body of an animal which has, within a period of 14 days before death bitten anyone, or which is suspected of having bitten anyone, without permission from this Board.