Borough of Edgewater, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Edgewater as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Establishment of Board of Health — See Ch. 6, Art. I.
Department of Public Works — See Ch. 87.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 368.
Sewers — See Ch. 347.
Board of Health penalties — See Ch. 450, Art. II.
[Adopted 3-3-1969 by Ord. No. 15 (§§ 294-1 to 294-3 of the 1975 Code)]
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 Chapter 188, P.L. 1950 (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 et seq.). 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 article is described and commonly known as the "Solid Waste Code of New Jersey (1959)."
Three copies of the said "Solid Waste Code of New Jersey (1959)" were placed in file in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Health upon the introduction of this article and will remain on file there until final action is taken on this article, for the use and examination of the public.
Violations of this article are punishable as set forth in Chapter 450, Article II, General Penalty.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 450, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. I)
[Adopted 7-7-1969 by Ord. No. 15A; 6-8-1992 by Ord. No. 92-1 (§ 294-4 of the 1975 Code)]
Receptacles for refuse shall be placed upon curbs or sidewalks not earlier than 8:00 p.m. of the evening prior to the days designated for the pickup of refuse, except receptacles for refuse which do not contain garbage, as said term is defined by applicable ordinance, statute or other regulation, which have been placed upon the curb for removal by the Department of Public Works in accordance with the schedule of that Department. Receptacles shall be removed from curbs or sidewalks by 9:00 a.m. on the day the refuse has been collected. As used herein and hereinafter, plastic bags, paper bags or cardboard boxes shall not constitute a receptacle, and all receptacles must have a securely fitted lid.
A. 
In all residential and/or business buildings having fewer than three tenants, it shall be the responsibility of the landlord to furnish sufficient and suitable receptacles reasonably required for the storage of refuse. It shall also be the responsibility of said landlord to remove said receptacles in accordance with § 529-5 of this article.
B. 
In all residential and/or business buildings having three or more tenants, it shall be the responsibility of the owner of the building to furnish the aforesaid receptacles. It shall also be the responsibility of the owner to remove said receptacles in accordance with § 529-5 of this article.
Violations of this article are punishable as set forth in Chapter 450, Art. II, General Penalty.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 450, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. I)