Borough of Tuckerton, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Tuckerton 9-20-1982 by Ord. No. 4-1982. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Solid waste — See Ch. 223.
Underground storage tanks — See Ch. 226.
The following words, whenever used in this chapter, shall, for the purpose of this chapter, have the following meanings:
PERSON
Any individual or group of individuals composing any community of interest, firm, partnership, corporation, political subdivision or authority.
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE
Any substance which is, in its production and/or disposal, regulated by any governmental agency for the purpose of protecting health, safety or welfare of citizens from the actual or potential threat imposed by noncompliant production and/or disposal of such substances, and shall specifically include chemical waste, sewage, septage, or any other chemical or biological wastes.
REGULATED VEHICLE
Any vehicle duly authorized by the Board of Public Utilities or other regulating agency of the State of New Jersey.
TRANSPORTATION
Movement from one location to another by use of a vehicle or container upon public streets or highways.
No person shall transport a potentially dangerous substance through the Borough of Tuckerton, unless transportation is made on a duly regulated vehicle which prominently displays a certification of approval from an appropriate governmental agency.
No person shall dispose of, dump or place any potentially dangerous substance into any manhole, pipe, sewage line, receptacle of any type, stream, lake, field or lot, situate within the Borough of Tuckerton.
No person shall permit any truck or other vehicle designed to transport flammable substances and carrying such substances to be parked within 200 feet of any residential or commercial building, except when making a delivery of such flammable substance to such building or neighboring building. If any truck or other vehicle is being used to deliver said flammable substance, it shall be permitted to park in the vicinity of the delivery place for only such time as is necessary to make said delivery. The provisions of this section are not intended to prohibit an individual who owns a residential or commercial building from parking any such truck or other motor vehicle on his own property, provided that said truck or motor vehicle is not within 200 feet of any neighboring residential or commercial building.
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter by transporting potentially dangerous substances in an unregulated vehicle or who disposes of a potentially dangerous substance in a place other than authorized shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not to exceed $500 or imprisonment not to exceed 90 days, or both. If any person performs a series of prohibited transactions, each transaction shall be deemed to be a separate violation of this chapter for sentencing purposes.