Township of Mount Olive, NJ
Morris County
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The following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
[Amended 3-11-2008 by Ord. No. 14-2008]
A. 
Any item that will not completely fit into a container whose volume is 34 gallons when said container is capped, covered or contained. This definition shall include any "large items" and any "other large items."
B. 
Any type of "large item" as defined above that a resident may wish to dispose of, including refrigerators, washers, dryers, riding lawn mowers, freezers, stoves/ranges, rugs/carpeting, mattresses/box springs, furniture, hot-water heaters, bathtubs, doors and such other items as the Township Director of Public Works shall deem to be within this category. Refrigerators and freezers must have their doors removed before they will be collected by the Township.
OTHER LARGE ITEM
Any type of "large item" as defined above that the resident may wish to dispose of, including air conditioners, bicycles, metal railings, small machinery, swing sets, televisions, push/walk lawn mowers and such other items as the Township Director of Public Works shall deem to be within this category.
[Amended 3-11-2008 by Ord. No. 14-2008]
TIRE COLLECTION
A collection at a residence by the Township of tires used on autos, trucks, vans or any other motorized vehicles. These tire collections shall occur on a regular specified collection day to be set up by the Township Health Officer.
[Amended 3-25-1997 by Ord. No. 13-97; 3-11-2008 by Ord. No. 14-2008; 6-24-2008 by Ord. No. 33-2008]
A. 
Township residents shall be required to obtain a sticker from the Township Department of Public Works in order to dispose of a large item or to have tire collection done at their residence. The fees for these stickers shall be as follows:
(1) 
Large items, excluding those containing Freon: $10 to $20 per item; Freon items: $15.
(2) 
Other large items: $5 per item.
(3) 
Household trash dumpster: $260 per pickup.
(4) 
Additional garbage container/bag: $2 per item.
(5) 
Propane tank disposal: $10.
(6) 
Tires: $2 per tire.
B. 
Residents requesting a sticker can purchase it at the Department of Public Works or request an application for the same through the mail or from the Township website. Stickers may also be available at times from other locations (e.g., local stores) as may be identified on the Township website.
C. 
The collection of "other large items," tires and "large items" will not occur until the resident has purchased the appropriate sticker. The sticker must be affixed to the item to be collected prior to its collection and placed curbside.
[Amended 3-11-2008 by Ord. No. 14-2008]
Large metal items, as defined above, shall not be put curbside for regular curbside collection. Large items, as defined above, will be collected during specially designated days to be scheduled by the Department of Public Works. Tires will be collected on a regular collection day, provided that a $2 sticker is affixed.
A. 
Any resident who violates any section of this article shall be subject to a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $1,000 and/or not more than 90 days in jail and/or not more than 90 days of community service.
B. 
In addition to any penalties that shall be imposed in the preceding subsection, the cost per sticker required for pickup will increase twice the amount of the collection fee per item after the first week that the item(s) is left for pickup without the appropriate sticker. The cost of the sticker will continue to increase twice the amount of the collection fee per item for each additional week that the item(s) remains for pickup without the appropriate sticker.