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Borough of Bay Head, NJ
Ocean County
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[Adopted 5-7-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-06]
A. 
Prohibited conduct.
(1) 
Any person who controls, whether owned, leased or operated, a refuse container or dumpster must ensure that such container or dumpster is covered at all times and shall prevent refuse from spilling out or overflowing.
(2) 
Any person who owns, leases or otherwise uses a refuse container or dumpster must ensure that such container or dumpster does not leak or otherwise discharge fluids, semi-fluids or solids to the municipal separate storm sewer system operated by the Borough of Bay Head.
B. 
The following refuse containers are exempt from the requirements hereinabove set forth in Subsection A:
(1) 
Permitted temporary demolition containers.
(2) 
Litter receptacles other than dumpsters or other bulk containers.
(3) 
Individual homeowner trash and recycling containers.
(4) 
Refuse containers at facilities authorized to discharge stormwater under a valid NJPDES permit.
(5) 
Large bulky items such as furniture, bound carpet and padding, white goods placed curbside for pickup and the like.
A. 
Purpose. The purpose of this section is to prohibit the spilling, dumping, or disposal of materials other than stormwater to the municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) operated by the Borough of Bay Head, so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for the failure to comply.
B. 
Prohibited conduct. The spilling, dumping or disposal of materials other than stormwater to the municipal separate storm sewer system operated by the Borough of Bay Head is prohibited. The spilling, dumping or disposal of materials other than stormwater in such a manner as to cause the discharge of pollutants to the municipal separate storm sewer system is also prohibited.
C. 
Exceptions to prohibition.
(1) 
Water line flushing and discharges from potable water sources.
(2) 
Uncontaminated groundwater (e.g., infiltration, crawl space or basement sump pumps, foundation or footing drains, rising groundwater's).
(3) 
Air- conditioning condensate (excluding contact and noncontact cooling water).
(4) 
Irrigation water (including landscape and lawn watering runoff).
(5) 
Flows from springs, riparian habitats and wetlands, water reservoir discharges and diverted stream flows.
(6) 
Residential car-washing water and residential swimming-pool discharges.
(7) 
Sidewalk, driveway and street wash water.
(8) 
Flows from fire-fighting activities.
(9) 
Flows from rinsing equipment.
(a) 
Flows from rinsing of the following equipment with clean water:
(10) 
Beach maintenance equipment immediately following their use for their intended purposes; and
(11) 
Equipment used in the application of salt and deicing materials, immediately following salt and deicing material applications. Prior to rinsing with clean water, all residual salt and deicing materials must be removed from equipment and vehicles to the maximum extent practicable using dry cleaning methods (e.g., shoveling and sweeping). Recovered materials are to be returned to storage for reuse or properly discarded.
(a) 
Rinsing of equipment, as noted in the above situation, is limited to exterior, undercarriage and exposed parts and does not apply to engines or other enclosed machinery.
This article shall be enforced by the Police Department, Zoning Officer and Code Enforcement Officer of the Borough of Bay Head.
Any person who violates this article or fails to comply with any of its requirements shall, upon conviction hereof, be subject to the maximum fines and penalties established under N.J.S.A. 40:49-5 and as same may be amended from time to time. Each and every day a violation of this article shall exist constitutes a separate violation.