Township of Mount Olive, NJ
Morris County
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[Amended 3-11-2008 by Ord. No. 14-2008]
The Township will make available to any resident one nine-cubic-yard dumpster for cleanup purposes. Any resident requesting this service shall comply with the following procedure:
A. 
The resident shall call the Public Works Department of the Township of Mount Olive, which will then forward to the resident an appropriate form of application.
B. 
The resident shall fully complete the application and return same to the Township with the appropriate fee. The fee for a household trash dumpster is $260 for each dumpster load.
C. 
The Township's Sanitation Department will then place a dumpster, not exceeding nine cubic yards, on the resident's property and will permit the dumpster to remain there for a period not to exceed two weeks, at which time the Township shall remove the dumpster and dispose of its contents. Residents may dispose of any item requiring a sticker without additional cost. Large appliances shall be placed on the curb and not inside the dumpster. The total items placed should not exceed the volume of the dumpster. Township is not responsible for any property damage — driveways, sidewalks, lawns, etc. — while placing dumpster on private property.
[Amended 3-11-2008 by Ord. No. 14-2008]
A. 
The service is not for the benefit of contractors or builders, and if used in such a manner, it will create a violation of this article.
B. 
Residents shall not place any material which is designated as "hazardous waste," as the same is defined in the statutes and administrative regulations, into the dumpster.
C. 
The dump site shall be used essentially for household items and waste.
[Added 9-27-1994 by Ord. No. 14-94; amended 10-2-2018 by Ord. No. 25-2018]
A. 
No person shall park or leave unattended any waste or refuse container, commonly known as a "roll-off dumpster" or "roll-off container," on or along any roadway or public property without the written consent of the appropriate municipal, county or state authority having jurisdiction over the roadway or public property. Consent shall be valid and remain in effect for a period of not more than 30 days but may be renewed by the appropriate official upon application therefor. To warn the operators of vehicles of the presence a traffic hazard requiring the exercise of unusual care, any roll-off dumpster or roll-off container parked on or along any roadway shall be equipped with display markers consisting of all yellow reflective diamond-shaped panels having a minimum size of 18 inches by 18 inches. These panels shall be mounted at the edge of the dumpster or container at both ends nearest the path of passing vehicles and facing the direction of oncoming traffic. These markers shall have a minimum mounting height of three feet from the bottom of the panels to the surface of the roadway. "Roll-off dumpsters" or "roll-off containers" placed on private property shall be limited to an initial period of not more than 30 days with the approval of the Construction Official but may be renewed upon application thereafter for active construction sites. "Roll-off dumpsters" or "roll-off containers" shall be placed a minimum of 10 feet away from any permanent structure.
B. 
A person who is convicted of a violation of this section shall pay a fine of not more than $100 for each violation. In default of the payment of a fine, imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not more than 90 days may be imposed.
Any person, firm or corporation who violates any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by one or more of the following: by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days or by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.