Township of Edison, NJ
Middlesex County
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[1999 Code § 8.88.010]
As used in this section:
COMBUSTIBLE WASTE
Means yard trimmings, rags, waste wood or cardboard and other combustible waste of a nonvolatile or nonexplosive nature.
GARBAGE
Means animal and/or vegetable waste solids resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking or consumption of foods.
NONCOMBUSTIBLE WASTE
Means all solid waste material which does not burn.
REFUSE
Means garbage, combustible and/or noncombustible waste solids.
[1999 Code § 8.88.020]
The owner, agent, lessee, tenant or occupant of every dwelling or other premises where refuse accumulates shall provide and keep on such premises sufficient and suitable receptacles for receiving and holding refuse.
a. 
At least one (1) receptacle is required for each family unit or other occupant of premises, and at least two (2) receptacles for each restaurant, store or similar business establishment where refuse shall accumulate.
b. 
The receptacle shall be composed of a watertight metal, plastic or other impervious material, have a tight-fitting cover and be so constructed as to prevent spilling or leakage of its contents.
c. 
Each receptacle for use at a single residence shall have a capacity of not more than thirty (30) gallons and be equipped with a pull handle or handles.
d. 
Receptacles for refuse from multidwelling units or industrial premises shall be cleaned as needed after emptying and replaced by the same type of receptacle if removed for emptying.
[1999 Code § 8.88.030]
Receptacles that are badly broken or otherwise fail to meet the requirements of this section may be classed as refuse and collected and disposed as such by the person or agency responsible for the collection of refuse.
[1999 Code § 8.88.040]
Receptacles or refuse shall not be set out for collection except during hours of the day or days scheduled for collection of refuse, or the evening before.
[1999 Code § 8.88.050]
Receptacles shall be conveniently located on premises for storage of refuse and maintained in such a manner as to prevent creation of a nuisance or menace to public health.
[1999 Code § 8.88.060]
Garbage shall be thoroughly and completely drained of all liquids, wrapped securely in paper and placed in a disposal receptacle.
[1999 Code § 8.88.070]
Noncombustible waste shall not be mixed with other refuse when prepared for disposal by incineration.
[1999 Code § 8.88.080]
Paper shall be secured and properly tied in bundles or other packages in a manner to prevent any scattering while awaiting or during collection. The bundles or packages shall be of a size and weight to permit ease of holding by one (1) man.
[1999 Code § 8.88.090]
Household wastes shall be placed in receptacles separate from other combustible waste and noncombustible material.
[1999 Code § 8.88.100]
Combustible or noncombustible waste of such a nature that it cannot be deposited in a receptacle shall be securely and properly tied into bundles or packages to prevent spilling or scattering. The bundles or packages shall be of a size and weight to permit ease of handling by one (1) man.
[1999 Code § 8.88.110]
Refuse prepared for collection should be packaged or otherwise assembled in quantities weighing not more than seventy-five (75) pounds.
[1999 Code § 8.88.120]
The owner, agent, lessee, tenant or occupant of any premises whereon a business or industry is conducted shall arrange for the removal of refuse from such business or industry each day, unless sufficient and suitable facilities are provided and used for the storage of such refuse until removal of the refuse from the premises. Storage rooms shall be adequately ventilated.
[1999 Code § 8.88.130]
Accumulations of household ashes, garbage, refuse or rubbish resulting from the failure to take advantage of the regular collection service, if provided, shall be removed at the expense of the person or the persons concerned.
[1999 Code § 8.88.140]
No person shall use any open-mesh litter basket or enclosed litter receptacle, placed on the street by the Division of Sanitation, for the deposit of household or commercial refuse, rubbish, garbage or other waste materials.
[1999 Code § 8.36.010]
a. 
On and after August 1, 1988, or other date promulgated by the County of Middlesex for commencement of mandatory recycling, it shall be mandatory for all persons who are owners, lessees and occupants of residential property to separate leaves, glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans, newspapers, bimetal cans and plastic beverage containers from all other solid waste produced by such residence for collection and ultimate recycling of said materials.
b. 
All owners, lessors, lessees, tenants, occupants and users of any real property, living accommodations, commercial enterprises or other facilities located within the Township including, but not limited to, all residential dwelling owners, lessors, lessees and occupants of residential dwellings, office buildings, retail stores, restaurants, diners, taverns, catering facilities, beverage and food service establishments, guest houses, inns, hotels, motels, motor lodges, residence inns, cinemas, theaters, financial institutions, warehouses, junk yards, salvage recovery sites, firms, business, companies, nonprofit associations, organizations or institutions, educational institutions and governmental institutions, shall be required to separate designated recyclable items from all other solid waste produced.
c. 
On and after the adoption of this section and in accordance with existing State regulations (N.J.A.C. 14A:3-11), all service stations, oil retainers and motor vehicle reinspection stations with used oil holding tanks shall accept up to five (5) gallons at a time of used motor oil from individuals changing oil from cars, lawn mowers or motorcycles and shall post a sign informing the public that they are a used oil collection site.
[1999 Code § 8.36.020]
As used in this section:
ALUMINUM CANS
Means non-foil, food and beverage containers made entirely of aluminum.
BIMETAL CANS
Means and includes all tin and steel cans used as a food or beverage container.
BOARD
Means the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Middlesex, New Jersey.
BRUSH
Means branches, woody plants and other like vegetative material that do not exceed five (5) inches in diameter and Christmas trees.
COMMINGLED CONTAINERS
Means plastic containers to be used by the residents to place plastic containers, glass containers, aluminum cans and steel cans at the curb for collection.
CORRUGATED CARDBOARD
Means boxes and packaging generally made from wood pulp and consisting of two (2) smooth sides with a corrugated inner layer. Brown paper grocery bags are included in this category.
COUNTY
Means the County of Middlesex, New Jersey.
COUNTY PLAN
Means the Middlesex County District Solid Waste Management Plan, adopted by the Board pursuant to the Solid Waste Management Act which provides for the collection, disposal and/or recycling of solid waste generated within the geographic boundaries of the County, as the same may be amended from time to time.
DEP
Means the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection or any successor agency.
DESIGNATED RECYCLABLES
Means all recyclable materials that are designated by the County in the County Plan as materials that must be source separated from municipal solid waste at the point of generation. The recyclables designated by the County in the County Plan are newspaper, aluminum cans, glass containers, corrugated cardboard, steel cans, plastic containers, mixed paper, textiles, leaves, motor oil and brush from residential, commercial, industrial, government and office parks. The County may add or delete certain recyclable materials to designated recyclables from time to time pursuant to a duly adopted amendment to the County Plan approved by the DEP.
DROP-OFF CENTER
Means the site owned and/or operated by the municipality and located where designated recyclables are delivered by the municipality or residents of the municipality for collection and/or preparation for market.
GLASS CONTAINERS
Means bottles and jars in which food and beverages are packaged. The same may be transparent (clear) or translucent and/or tinted brown or green.
HIGH-GRADE PAPER
Includes white and/or off-white stationery, photocopy and computer paper.
LEAVES
Means fallen leaves excluding brush and grass clippings.
LOCAL PUBLIC CONTRACTS LAW
Means N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq.
MIXED PAPER
Means glossy inserts, magazines, junk mail, colored paper, computer paper, office paper and fine paper, telephone books, paperboard, (chipboard and pressboard), no non-metallic wrapping paper, soft cover books and hard cover books with covers removed.
MIXED PAPER CONTAINER
Means a covered container in which residents will place mixed paper at the curb for collection by the contractor, or such other container designated by the Township for such purpose.
MUNICIPALITY
Means the Township of Edison, a municipal corporation of the State of New Jersey.
MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Means I.D. type 10 waste as defined by statute.
NEWSPAPER
Means clean dry newsprint; generally a daily or weekly edition along with any colored inserts such as comics or advertisements.
PLASTIC CONTAINERS
Means soda and other bottles made from PETE (S.P.I. code 1) and milk, laundry product and other bottles made from HDPE (S.P.L code 2).
RECYCLABLE MATERIALS
Means any materials required to be recycled by this section.
RECYCLING SERVICES
Means all of the duties, obligations and services to be provided by the municipality or its designee that are related to the collection, transportation, separation, processing, storage, sale or disposition, or any combination thereof, of designated recyclables and the return of same to the economic mainstream in the form of raw materials or products.
RESIDENTS
Means private, commercial and institutional residents of the municipality that are required to recycle designated recyclables pursuant to this section.
RRIT FUNDS
Means moneys collected from the imposition of Resource Recovery Investment Tax (or any other successor tax or fund created for the same purpose) and allocated to the County in accordance with the provisions of the McEnroe amendments to the Solid Waste Management Act, N.J.S.A. 13:1E-1 et seq., and made available to the Township for this purpose.
SOLID WASTE
Includes all garbage and rubbish normally produced by the occupants of commercial, industrial and residential property and disposed of by private or public pickup.
STEEL CANS
Means food and beverage containers made of steel and either tin-plated or lacquer coated and including bimetal cans (ferrous cans with an aluminum top).
TEXTILES
Means clean dry clothing or other fabric measuring at least one foot by one (1 x 1) foot in size.
USED MOTOR OIL
Means discarded petroleum based or synthetic lubricating oil from automobile and other engines.
[1999 Code § 8.36.030; Ord. No. O.1600-2007§ 1]
a. 
Duties of Director. The recycling program shall be overseen by the Director of the Department of Public Works. The Director is authorized to establish and promulgate regulations as to the manner, days and time of such collections and the bundling, handling, location and time of placement of all materials for collection by the Township or any of its agents, servants, employees, or duly authorized recycling contractors. The times, dates and manner of collection of recyclables shall be published periodically in a newspaper circulated in the Township or by posting notices in public places in the Township. The Director of the Department of Public Works may designate such subcode officials as deemed necessary and proper for the enforcement of these provisions.
b. 
Duties of Recycling Coordinator. There shall be a recycling coordinator who shall be under the direct supervision of the Director of the Department of Public Works. The recycling coordinator shall be primarily responsible for the enforcement of the laws and regulations with respect to recycling within the Township. The recycling coordinator shall be primarily responsible for promoting the Township's recycling laws and regulations. The recycling coordinator shall be responsible for establishing and implementing public education and public awareness programs which shall be consistent with laws and regulations of the County of Middlesex concerning recycling.
Upon the adoption of the recycling regulations, the recycling coordinator shall notify the residents, businesses, associates and organizations of the Township of these procedures and regulations.
[1999 Code § 8.36.040]
a. 
Glass bottles and jars, bimetal cans and plastic beverage containers and aluminum beverage containers shall be placed at curbside in rigid plastic or metal containers which, when filled, do not exceed thirty-five (35) pounds. Plastic bags and cardboard boxes shall not be used.
b. 
Glass bottles and jars, bimetal cans and plastic beverage containers should be rinsed clean, with plastic or metal caps, rings or collars removed.
c. 
Each container shall contain only recyclable material, and that material should be free of any dirt or foreign substance.
d. 
Containers and/or bound newspapers shall be placed at curbside no sooner than 5:00 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled pickup and empty containers removed by 7:00 p.m. on the day of the scheduled pickup.
e. 
Newspapers shall be bound with string or twine and not exceed twelve (12) inches in height or thirty-five (35) pounds in weight and shall contain newsprint and those printed materials contained in newspapers only, not separately delivered or purchased magazines or flyers.
f. 
Leaves shall be placed at curbside in sealed, clear plastic or biodegradable bags and will be collected during the month of November, based upon a schedule to be published.
g. 
No recyclable materials may be processed in a home trash compactor and placed at curbside for pickup.
h. 
Recyclables not picked up due to improper preparation, snow or other emergency shall be removed from curbside by 7:00 p.m. on the day of the scheduled pickup.
[Ord. No. O.1600-2007§ 2]
a. 
For residential (including multifamily), commercial, industrial and institutional, governments and office parks:
1. 
Masonry/Paving Material: asphalt, block, brick, cinder and concrete.
2. 
Rechargeable Batteries: Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH), Lithium Ion (Li-ion) and Small Sealed Lead (Pb).
3. 
Tires: rubber-based scrap automotive, truck, and equipment tires.
4. 
White Goods: washers, dryers, ranges, refrigerators, air conditioners. Note: All devices that contain CFC's must be properly evacuated by licensed individuals and all CFC's recovered must be sent to an EPA approved reclaimer.
b. 
For commercial, industrial and institutional, governments and office parks:
1. 
Electronics: televisions, CPU's, monitors, laptops, and mercury containing devices.
2. 
Fluorescent Bulbs: lamps that contain mercury.
3. 
Plastic Film: stretch/shrink wrap, plastic shopping bags—only for warehouses, retail establishments and supermarkets with twenty-five (25) or more employees.
4. 
Wood Scrap: unfinished lumber from new construction projects including pallets. Unfinished shall mean nonchemically treated (not pressure treated, impregnated with preservatives, insecticides, fungicides, creosote, or other chemicals, and not painted, resin-coated or otherwise surface treated, and not laminated or bonded; and not similarly altered its natural condition)—only for new construction sites.
[1999 Code § 8.36.050]
a. 
The Municipal Council may use municipal personnel to collect recyclable material set forth herein at curbside and/or form a drop-off center and shall sell said recyclable material if a market exists therefor, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq.
b. 
The Municipal Council may elect to enter into agreements with any person, partnership, corporation or municipality authorizing them to collect recyclable material at curbside or from a drop-off center and to sell the recyclable material.
[1999 Code § 8.36.060; Ord. No. O.1600-2007§ 3]
It is unlawful for any individual, firm, entity, association, organization, business, corporation or company within the Township to place or cause to be placed in any trash, rubbish and/or garbage receptacle for disposal at a landfill, resource recovery site or other garbage disposal site, any designated recyclables as defined in this section or in contravention of any requirements as may be mandated by the laws or regulations of the Township of Edison, County of Middlesex or State of New Jersey.
a. 
It shall be unlawful for solid waste collectors to collect solid waste that is mixed with, or contains visible signs of, designated recyclable materials. It is also unlawful for solid waste collectors to remove for disposal those bags or containers of solid waste which visibly display a warning notice sticker or some other device indicating that the load of solid waste contains designated recyclable materials.
b. 
It shall be the responsibility of the resident or occupant to properly segregate the uncollected solid waste for proper disposal or recycling. Allowing such unseparated solid waste and recyclables to accumulate will be considered a violation of this section and the local sanitary code.
c. 
Once placed in the location identified by this subsection, or any rules or regulations promulgated pursuant to this subsection, no person, other than those authorized by the municipality, shall tamper with, collect, remove, or otherwise handle designated recyclable materials.
[1999 Code § 8.36.070]
All individuals, firms, entities, associations, organizations, businesses, corporations or companies shall separate designated recyclables in an appropriate receptacle and/or at an appropriate drop-off site as designated by the Director of Public Works, and/or the recycling coordinator for separate disposal by the Township, or if applicable, the Township's designated recycling contractor.
[1999 Code § 8.36.080; Ord. No. O.1600-2007§ 4]
a. 
All multifamily dwellings including, but not limited to, apartment complexes, condominiums, garden apartments, townhouses, guest houses, hotels, motels, inns, residence inns and motor lodges, and all business sites, industrial sites, manufacturing sites, office buildings, retail stores, restaurants, taverns, cinemas, theaters, financial institutions, junk yards and/or salvage recovery sites shall be required to separate designated recyclables in separate receptacles for the collection of designated recyclables consistent with the laws and regulations of the Township, County of Middlesex and State of New Jersey. There shall be separate receptacles for each item or group of items as mandated by the Township unless written permission authorizing an exemption of the requirement for the receptacle is received from the Director of Public Works and/or the recycling coordinator.
b. 
Except as otherwise provided herein, it shall be considered presumptive evidence that a violation of this section has occurred if no receptacle is provided for a designated recyclable or group of designated recyclables. Upon evidence to show that no receptacle has been provided for an item or grouping of items, the burden of proof shall shift to the alleged violator to establish proof of compliance with the mandatory recycling requirements of this section.
c. 
Any residential, nonprofit association or organization, business, commercial and/or industrial establishment which contracts for recycling with an approved hauler other than the Township effective May 31, 2008, all existing exemptions shall be revoked and must be reapplied for consistent with the following guidelines.
1. 
The mixed waste and recyclable taken from an eligible location may only be taken to a licensed "Transfer Station/MRF." That facility must have the ability to separate out for recycling all mandated recyclables that were commingled with the garbage.
2. 
Exemptions are valid for a period of up to three (3) years which will begin on the date of the issuance and expire on March 31 of the third year.
3. 
No exemption renewal will be issued if the recycling tonnage report is not received by March 1st of each year.
4. 
The generator must apply in writing for the exemption and receive an official written notice that it has been granted from the Director of Public Works and/or Recycling Coordinator authorized by the ordinance to grant exemptions. The exemption request must be accompanied by the following information.
(a) 
A letter from the specific hauler agreeing to have the mandated materials separated, which must specifically list the materials that must be separated.
(b) 
A letter from the specified receiving facility including the valid NJDEP permit number that states the mandated materials will be separated.
(c) 
An explanation of why their particular operation, circumstance or facility makes adhering to the source separation requirements of the recycling plan impractical.
(d) 
A description of the nature of the business and the estimated monthly and yearly tonnages of solid waste and designated recyclables to be generated by their facility. The generator must demonstrate that they have at least seventy-five (75%) percent mandated recyclables in their waste stream to qualify for the exemption.
(e) 
A list of mandated materials that the materials recovery facility will be recycling for business.
(f) 
A description of how the generator disposed of their solid waste pursuant to Middlesex County's waste flow strategy (Plan Amendment 1997-3) and handled recyclables up to the date of the application.
(g) 
A listing of any violation cited (and disposition thereof) for the generator with reference to the solid waste or recyclables generated from their facility.
(h) 
The application shall be certified under oath so that in the event there is a deliberate misstatement, the applicant will be subject to enforcement action.
5. 
If during the term of the exemption, the generator switches haulers, or the hauler switches the receiving facility, the existing exemption is no longer valid and must be reapplied for.
6. 
If the generator is granted the exemption, the company is required to include signage in a prominent place that states that recyclable material is being sorted out of the materials recovery facility.
7. 
The generator must be able to show the exemption approval and a copy of his/her waste removal contract when the exemption is claimed to the County Public Health Department Recycling Inspector.
8. 
Any exemptions granted by the municipality will have to be material specific, list the hauler name, and identify by street address the exact location of the business that has been granted the exemption. Business with more than one (1) location must apply for exemptions for each location separately. A copy of each exemption granted must be submitted by the municipality to the Middlesex County DSWM.
[Ord. No. O.1600-2007§ 5]
a. 
Any application to the Planning Board of the Township of Edison, for subdivision or site plan approval for the construction of multifamily dwellings of three (3) or more units, single-family developments of fifty (50) or more units or a commercial, institutional, or industrial development for the utilization of one thousand (1,000) square feet or more of land, must include recycling plan. This plan must contain, at minimum, the following: (1) A detailed analysis of the expected composition and amounts of solid waste and recyclables generated at the proposed development and (2) Locations documented on the application's site plan that provide for convenient recycling opportunities for all owners, tenants, and occupants. The recycling area shall be of sufficient size, convenient location and contain other attributes (signage, lighting, fencing, etc.) as may be determined by the municipal recycling coordinator.
b. 
Prior to the issuance of certificate of occupancy by the Township of Edison, the owner of any new multifamily housing or commercial, institutional or industrial development must supply a copy of a duly executed contract with a hauling company for the purposes of collection and recycling of source-separated recyclable materials, in those instances where the municipality does not otherwise provide this service.
c. 
Provision shall be made for the indoor, or enclosed outdoor, storage and pickup of solid waste, to be approved by the Township Engineer.
[Ord. No. O.1600-2007§ 6]
At the time of issuance of any construction permit, the Construction Official will provide written instruction on proper disposal and recycling of construction and demolition waste and furnish a Notification of Construction/Demolition Activity Form that must be filled out by the permittee and faxed to the Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management (MCDSWM) within forty-eight (48) hours of the issuance of a construction permit.
[1999 Code § 8.36.090]
Any nonprofit association or organization which wishes to collect any designated recyclable may request permission from the Director of Public Works and/or recycling coordinator. A nonprofit association or organization wishing to collect any recyclable item may request permission from the Director of Public Works and/or recycling coordinator. A nonprofit association or organization wishing permission to collect a recyclable item must identify the organization on whose behalf the request is being made, the proposed manner of collection (i.e., curbside, receptacle at a specific location, etc.) and must designate an individual who may be contacted by the recycling coordinator in the event further information is required. The Director of Public Works and/or recycling coordinator may approve or deny the nonprofit association or organization's request based upon the consistency or inconsistency with the laws and regulations of the Township, County of Middlesex, State of New Jersey. It shall be a precondition of approval for any nonprofit association or organization, that the association or organization shall agree to provide the recycling coordinator or designated subcode official with data concerning the amount, quantity and/or weight of the materials collected at least every three (3) months and enter into an agreement with the Township to provide a clean and efficient recycling program. Any nonprofit association or organization failing to cooperate with the recycling coordinator may be subject to denial or revocation of permission to collect recyclable items in the Township.
[1999 Code § 8.36.100]
From time of placement of a recyclable item in a designated drop-off receptacle or at the curb by any resident for collection with the Township or the Township's designated recycling contractor, such materials shall become the property of the Township, and it shall be a violation of this section for any person, firm, organization, association, business or corporation, other than the Township, or any of its agents, servants, employees or duly authorized recycling contractors to tamper with or to take or remove or convert to its own use in any way such material. Each such tampering, removal and/or conversion in violation hereof from one (1) or more receptacles and/or residents during the period, shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.
[1999 Code § 8.36.110; Ord. No. O.1600-2007§ 7]
a. 
The recycling coordinator of the Township is appointed the enforcement officer of this section. The recycling coordinator shall have the authority to issue notice of warnings and notice of violations and order to pay penalties pursuant to this section.
b. 
Any person, corporation, occupant or entity that violates or fails to comply with any provision of this section or any of the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars nor more than one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars. Each day for which a violation of this section occurs shall be considered a separate offense.
c. 
Fines levied and collected pursuant to the provisions of this section shall be immediately deposited into the Municipal Recycling Subsidy Fund. Monies in the Municipal Recycling Subsidy Fund shall be used for the expenses of the municipal recycling program.
[1999 Code § 8.36.120]
This section may be amended from time to time by the Governing Body after the appropriate referrals, notices, hearings and other requirements by law.
[1999 Code § 8.08.010]
This section is for regulatory and revenue-raising purposes.
[1999 Code § 8.08.020]
As used in this section:
ASHES
Means the residue from the burning of wood, coal, coke or other combustible materials.
COLLECTOR
Means any person engaged in the business of collecting or depositing refuse in the Township.
GARBAGE
Means putrescible animal and vegetable wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of food.
PERSON
Means individuals, partnerships, public or private corporations, or associations of persons.
REFUSE
Means all putrescible and nonputrescible solid wastes (except body wastes), including garbage, rubbish, ashes, street cleanings and solid market and industrial wastes.
RUBBISH
Means nonputrescible solid wastes (excluding ashes), consisting of both combustible and noncombustible wastes, such as paper, cardboard, tin cans, yard clippings, wood, glass, bedding, crockery and similar materials.
[1999 Code § 8.08.030]
a. 
No person shall dispose of, deposit or throw refuse or any other materials upon or along any public or private highway, road or street or upon private property within the Township. Certain types of materials may be used for purposes of fill or to provide a base, provided the material has first been inspected and approved by the Health Officer and Director of Public Works and written authorization granted.
b. 
No person shall dispose of, deposit or throw refuse or any other materials upon or in any river, lake, stream or body of water within the Township.
[1999 Code § 8.08.040]
A municipal disposal area shall be maintained by the Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation, within the authorized disposal area of the Township. It shall be the duty of the Health Officer or his or her representative to inspect the municipal disposal area from time to time and to report in writing to the Director of Public Works recommendations for compliance with any applicable statutes or ordinances.
[1999 Code § 8.08.050]
The municipal disposal area shall be opened from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, prevailing time. The disposal area shall be closed on Sundays and such holidays as designated by the Director of Public Works. No unauthorized person shall enter the municipal disposal area for any purpose at any time.
[1999 Code § 8.08.060]
No refuse or other materials originating outside the garbage district of the Township shall be deposited in the municipal disposal area by any person unless the person shall first have obtained a permit or license therefor and paid the fees hereinafter set forth or the contractual sum as hereinafter provided.
[1999 Code § 8.08.070]
a. 
No refuse or other materials shall be emptied or deposited in the municipal disposal area except in the place directed by the person supervising the operation of the disposal area or as may be directed by printed signs.
b. 
It is unlawful for any person to disobey the direction of the person supervising the disposal area or to disobey the direction of any sign or to deface, destroy or remove any such sign.
c. 
Prohibited Disposal; Special Permits.
1. 
It is unlawful to empty or deposit at the municipal disposal area:
(a) 
Any explosive or other dangerous or poisonous substances, noxious chemicals or other materials likely to cause injury to persons employed in and about the operation of said disposal area or authorized users thereof, or likely to cause damage to the equipment used by the Township;
(b) 
Stumps of trees, logs of wood exceeding two (2) feet in length and six (6) inches in diameter;
(c) 
Large stones, large pieces of broken concrete or metal or other material, or other heavy noninflammable objects;
(d) 
Wrecked or discarded motor vehicles or parts thereof;
(e) 
Secondhand building materials or materials from buildings demolished, changed through alterations, damaged by fire or resulting from other building operations.
2. 
The items set out in subdivision (b), (c) and (e) of this section may be emptied or deposited in the municipal disposal area by special permission of the Director of Public Works.
[1999 Code § 8.08.080]
Permits to use the municipal disposal area shall be issued by the Division of Licenses. The fees for emptying, unloading, depositing or dumping refuse, garbage, waste, including all materials for deposit at the landfill site, shall be in accordance with the most recent tariff of permissible rates on file with the Public Utilities Commission of the State of New Jersey, and in strict compliance with the schedules therein filed and current.
[1999 Code § 8.08.090]
The Mayor of the Township is authorized to negotiate, for not more than five (5) years, contracts for the use of the municipal disposal area with other municipalities, and the proper officers of the Township are authorized to execute such contracts on behalf of the Township upon the approval of same by resolution of Council.
[1999 Code § 8.08.100]
The Director of Public Works is authorized to promulgate reasonable rules and regulations governing the operation of the municipal disposal area.
[1999 Code § 8.08.110]
All refuse collected within or without the Township and disposed of within this municipality shall be disposed of by the sanitary landfill or incinerator method in accordance with the standards for the design, operation and maintenance of sanitary landfills and incinerators contained in the State Sanitary Code and as the same may be amended or supplemented, and in full accordance with standards established by and rules and regulations promulgated by the State Department of Health.
[1999 Code § 8.08.120]
No person shall collect, deposit or transport any garbage within the Township except in compactor-type collection units. No person shall collect, deposit or transport any other type of refuse within the Township except in closed receptacles, closed truck bodies, or truck bodies covered with a tarpaulin properly anchored. All vehicles used shall at all times be subject to inspection and approval by the Health Officer or his or her designee and shall be kept and maintained in a clean and sanitary condition and in good working order.
[1999 Code § 8.08.130]
All refuse or other materials collected, deposited or transported within the Township which shall spill or fall while being carried or conveyed to a truck or other collection vehicle or container, or while being loaded into or transported by any such truck, vehicle or other container, shall be immediately removed and broom-cleaned so as to leave the premises or street in a clean condition.
[1999 Code § 8.08.140]
No person shall operate or maintain a private disposal area for the disposal of refuse unless and until a license therefor shall have been obtained. Application shall be made in writing to the Division of Licenses, and the license shall not be issued unless approved by the Health Officer. The application shall specify the area or part thereof sought to be licensed, by adequate description or plat, and the extent of the acreage therein indicated. The application shall contain the name and address of the applicant or applicants and the name and address of the owner or owners of the land if other than the applicant.
[1999 Code § 8.08.150]
Every application for a license to operate and maintain a private disposal area shall be accompanied by the full license fee in cash or certified check. The annual fee shall be one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars for each five (5) acres or less to be licensed and one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars for each acre or part thereof over five (5) acres. All licenses shall be valid from May of each year through April 30 of the following year. Fees hereunder shall be for the year set forth or part thereof, and the fees shall not be apportioned.
[1999 Code § 8.08.160]
All private disposal areas shall comply in all respects with all pertinent provisions of this section and shall be open to inspection by the Health Officer at all times. The Health Officer shall require, when necessary, that the owner and operator thereof take proper measures to control vermin, flies, insects and other matters which may affect the health and sanitation of this Township.
[1999 Code § 8.08.170]
All licenses issued hereunder may be revoked by the Municipal Council for good cause on complaint, after due notice thereof and a hearing thereon.
[1999 Code § 8.08.180]
The following described properties are designated as authorized disposal areas:
a. 
Part of the area commonly known as the "meadowlands" bounded on the south and west by the Raritan River, on the east by Edmunds Creek, on the north by Walkers Creek and the Town Ditch (Big Ditch), all as shown and designated on the Edison Township Tax Map.
b. 
Beginning at a point of intersection formed by the Town Ditch and the easterly line of the United States Government Reservation (Camp Raritan), said beginning point being the northeasterly corner of Lot 39 in Block 399 on the Official Tax Map of the Township of Edison and running thence:
1. 
Southerly along the easterly side of Lot 39, 866 feet more or less to a point and thence;
2. 
Easterly along the northerly side of Lot 42, 187 feet more or less to a point and thence;
3. 
Southeasterly along the easterly side of Lot 58, 392 feet more or less to a point and thence;
4. 
Southeasterly along the northeasterly line of Lot 57, 512 feet more or less to a point and thence;
5. 
Southeasterly along the northeasterly line of Lot 53, 471 feet more or less to a point and thence;
6. 
Easterly along the northerly line of Lot 55, 418 feet more or less to a point and thence;
7. 
Southerly along the easterly line of Lot 55, 187 feet more or less to a point in the northerly line of Raritan River and thence;
8. 
Westerly and southerly along the northerly line of the Raritan River, 1,850 feet more or less to a point and thence;
9. 
Northerly along the westerly line of Lot 50 and Lot 47; 975 feet more or less to a point and thence;
10. 
Westerly along the southerly line of Lot 44, 280 feet more or less to a point and thence;
11. 
Northerly along the westerly line of Lot 44, 250 feet more or less to a point and thence;
12. 
Westerly along the southerly line of Lot 40, 150 feet more or less to a point and thence;
13. 
Northerly along the westerly line of Lot 40 and Lot 37, 1,070 feet more or less to a point in the Town Ditch and thence;
14. 
Northeasterly along the center line of the Town Ditch and also along the northerly line of Lots 37, 38 and 39, 930 feet more or less to the point of beginning.
The above described parcel contains the following Lots in Block 399 as shown on the Tax Map 124, Official Tax Map of the Township of Edison:
37
42
57
50
55
38
55
47
51-A
39
44
48
52
40
45
49
53
41
46
56
54
[1999 Code 8.08.190]
a. 
From and after the effective date of this section, it is unlawful to dump or dispose of or accumulate any refuse, rubbish, garbage, ashes, decaying or vegetable substance or other spoiled matter, debris or other waste materials in any section or sections, area or areas, or property or properties of this Township other than:
1. 
The area designated in subsection 21-3.18;
2. 
As may be hereafter by ordinance designated.
b. 
Such dumping, disposing or accumulation of any refuse, rubbish, garbage, ashes, decaying or vegetable substance or other spoiled matter, debris or other waste materials in any sections, areas or properties in this Township other than as above designated is prohibited. No person or corporation or agent or servant thereof shall hereafter establish, maintain or permit any other dump or area for the dumping, disposal or accumulation of refuse, rubbish, garbage, ashes, decaying or vegetable substance or other spoiled matter, debris or other waste materials of any nature, or dump, dispose of or accumulate any refuse, rubbish, garbage, ashes, decaying or vegetable substance or other spoiled matter, debris or other waste materials in any section, areas or properties in this Township other than as above designated.
c. 
Maximum Height of Landfill.
1. 
Notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this or any other ordinance, no dump or landfill shall exceed the height of eighty-five (85) feet above the elevation of the Raritan River at its mean sea level. Included in the maximum height limitation contained herein is the cover material and/or garbage or refuse or any combination of the two (2).
2. 
In addition to the violation and penalty set forth in subsection 21-3.21, the Director of Public Safety is authorized to close down any dump or landfill in violation of this subsection, upon certification from the Township Engineer that the maximum height limitation has been exceeded. The Director of Public Safety is expressly authorized to employ the Township police forces in effectively shutting down the landfill operation until the height of same has been reduced to lawful limits as set forth herein.
d. 
The sanitary landfill operation shall limit the hours of operation, within the Township, so that they are open only between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. All sanitary landfill operations shall be closed on Sunday.
[1999 Code 8.08.210]
The use and maintenance of any area or areas for dumping, disposing of or accumulating refuse, rubbish, garbage, ashes, decaying or vegetable substance or other spoiled matter, debris or other waste materials, other than as designated and permitted above, is deeded and declared a detriment to the public health, a nuisance and unlawful.
[1999 Code 8.08.220]
Any violation of any of the provisions of this section shall be punishable by the penalty stated in Chapter I, Section 1-5. Each and every day may be deemed a separate and distinct violation hereof.
[1999 Code 8.08.230]
There is created a garbage district in the Township of Edison, Middlesex County, New Jersey.
[1999 Code § 8.08.240]
The garbage district of the Township shall consist of sixteen (16) zones, whose limits and boundaries shall be as described hereafter.
a. 
Zone No. 1.
1. 
Beginning at the intersection of the northerly bank of the Raritan River with the easterly boundary of the Borough of Highland Park; thence running (1) northeasterly, northwesterly and northerly along the boundary of the Borough of Highland Park to the southerly line of lands of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company; thence (2) easterly along said lands of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company to Willow Avenue; thence (3) southerly along the center line of Willow Avenue to the Lincoln Highway; thence (4) westerly along the Lincoln Highway to Prospect Street; thence (5) southerly along Prospect Street to Ovington Avenue; thence (6) westerly along Ovington Avenue to Plainfield Avenue; thence (7) southerly along Plainfield Avenue to the northerly line of property of Matthew Simpson; thence (8) easterly along the northerly line of said property of Matthew Simpson and northerly line of property known as "Piscataway Park" to Stony Road; thence (9) northerly along Stony Road to Cherry Street, thence (10) easterly along Cherry Street to East Side Avenue; thence (11) northerly along East Side Avenue to the northerly line of the property now or formerly of William Borwegen; thence (12) easterly along the northerly line of said property now or formerly of William Borwegen to the westerly line of property of D. Manning Drake; thence (13) southerly along the westerly line of lands of said D. Manning Drake to the Old Post Road; thence (14) westerly along the Old Post Road to where the same is intersected by a small stream just west of Wooding Avenue; thence (15) southerly down said stream to a prolongation of the property now or formerly of the Middlesex Realty and Mortgage Company; thence (16) easterly along said line to the southeasterly line of the right-of-way of the New Jersey Short Line; thence (17) northeasterly along said last-mentioned line to the easterly line of the property now or formerly of Mrs. Annie Chevelier; thence (18) southerly along said last- mentioned lands crossing Woodbridge Avenue and along the easterly line of the property formerly of Julius Busch to the southeasterly corner thereof; thence (19) northwesterly along the southerly line of said property formerly of Julius Busch to the northwesterly line of the New Jersey Short Line; thence (20) southwesterly along the northwesterly line of the New Jersey Short Line to Meadow Road; thence (21) southwesterly down a small brook and along the north bank of Silver Lake to Lake View Boulevard; thence (22) northeasterly along Lake View Boulevard to Cliff Street; thence (23) northwesterly along Cliff Street to a bend in the same; thence (24) southwesterly along the southeasterly line of lands known as "New Brunswick Home Sites, Silver Lake Section;" thence (25) northwesterly along the southwesterly line of said last-mentioned lands to Silver Lake Avenue; thence (26) still northwesterly along Glendale Avenue to a small brook; thence (27) southwesterly down said brook to the Raritan River; thence (28) northwesterly up the Raritan River to the Borough of Highland Park and place of beginning.
2. 
Beginning at the intersection of the centerline of Cherry Street with the centerline of Wooding Avenue; thence running (1) northerly along the center line of Wooding Avenue to the center line of Elm Street; thence (2) easterly along the centerline of Elm Street to the centerline of Martin Avenue; thence (3) northerly along the center line of Martin Avenue to the centerline of Magnolia Street; thence (4) easterly along the centerline of Magnolia Street to the centerline of East Side Avenue; thence (5) northerly along the centerline of East Side Avenue and a prolongation northerly thereof in a straight line to the centerline of Prospect Street; thence (6) easterly and southeasterly along the centerline of Prospect Street to the centerline of Old Post Road; thence (7) southerly and westerly along the centerline of Old Post Road to the line dividing property now or formerly of D. Manning Drake and property now or formerly of William Borwegan; thence (8) northerly along said division line to the northeasterly corner of said land now or formerly of said William Borwegan; thence (9) westerly along the northerly line of said land now or formerly of William Borwegan and the southerly line of Post Haven Manor to the center line of East Side Avenue; thence (10) along the centerline of East Side Avenue to the center line of Cherry Street; thence (11) westerly along the centerline of Cherry Street to the centerline of Wooding Avenue and the place of beginning.
3. 
Beginning in the Old Post Road where the same is intersected by a small stream just west of Wooding Avenue; thence running (1) southerly down said stream to a prolongation of the property now or formerly of the Middlesex Realty and Mortgage Company; thence (2) easterly along said last-mentioned property to the northwesterly line of the right-of-way formerly of the New Jersey Short Line, now of the Public Service Electric and Gas Company; thence (3) northeasterly along said last-mentioned lands to the westerly line of the property of Elizabeth and Ella Ammon; thence (4) northerly along said last-mentioned lands to the Old Post Road; thence (5) westerly and southwesterly along the Old Post Road to the place of beginning.
4. 
Beginning at the intersection of the line dividing the Township of Raritan and the Borough of Highland Park with the southerly line of lands of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company (United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company); thence running (1) northeasterly along lands of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company to the westerly boundary line of the Borough of Metuchen; thence (2) southerly, southeasterly and northeasterly along the Borough of Metuchen to the southerly line of lands of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company (Easton and Amboy Railroad Company); thence (3) easterly along lands of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company to the boundary line between the Township of Raritan and the Township of Woodbridge.
5. 
All that certain tract of land bounded on the south by the Pennsylvania Railroad, on the west by the borough of Highland Park, on the north by Camp Kilmer and on the east by Suttons Lane.
6. 
All that area bounded by the Pennsylvania Railroad on the southeast, the municipal boundary line of the Borough of Highland Park on the southwest, the Suttons Lane right-of-way on the northeast and Mill Brook on the northwest.
b. 
Zone No. 2.
1. 
Beginning at the intersection of the southeasterly boundary line of the Borough of Metuchen with the Lehigh Valley Railroad; thence running (1) northeasterly along the Metuchen Borough line to Woodbridge Avenue, thence (2) easterly along the Woodbridge Avenue and Grandview Avenue, to Woodbridge Turnpike Road; thence (3) northeasterly along Woodbridge Turnpike Road to Woodbridge Township line; thence (4) southeasterly and southwesterly along Woodbridge Township line to the Lehigh Valley Railroad; thence (5) northwesterly along the Lehigh Valley Railroad to the Borough of Metuchen and place of beginning.
2. 
All that certain tract of land bounded on the south by Woodbridge Avenue, Grandview Avenue and Woodbridge Turnpike Road, on the west by the Borough of Metuchen, on the north by the main line of the Pennsylvania Railroad and on the east by Woodbridge Township line.
c. 
Zone No. 3. Beginning in the northwesterly line of the Lincoln Highway at a point therein distant one hundred fifty (150) feet northeasterly from the northeasterly line of Cedar Street; thence running (1) northwesterly parallel to the northeasterly line of Cedar Street to a point distant fifty (50) feet northwesterly from the northwesterly line of Union Avenue; thence (2) southwesterly parallel to the northwesterly line of Union Avenue to the westerly line of the outline of the property of the Menlo Park Homestead Association; thence (3) southerly along the westerly line of said original outline to the northerly line of the Edison property; thence (4) westerly along the northerly line of the Edison property and the northerly line of Menlo Villas Park, Section 1, to the northwesterly corner thereof, thence (5) southerly along the westerly line of Menlo Villas Park, Section 1, to the northerly line of Menlo Gardens, thence (6) westerly and southwesterly along Menlo Gardens to the center of Wood Avenue; thence (7) southeasterly along the center of Wood Avenue to a point one hundred (100) feet northwesterly from the northwesterly line of Thomas Street; thence (8) southwesterly parallel to the northwesterly line of Thomas Street to the center of Elizabeth Avenue; thence (9) southeasterly along the center of Elizabeth Avenue to the rear line of the lots fronting on the northwesterly side of the Lincoln Highway; thence (10) southwesterly along the rear line of the lots fronting on the Lincoln Highway to Mary Avenue; thence (11) southeasterly along Mary Avenue to the Lincoln Highway; thence (12) still southeasterly crossing the Lincoln Highway and along the northeasterly line of Parsonage Road to the Pennsylvania Railroad to the most southerly corner of the property of B.H. Lage, Inc.; thence (13) northwesterly along the southwesterly line of said last-mentioned lands, crossing the Lincoln Highway to the northwesterly side thereof; thence (14) northeasterly along the northwesterly line of the Lincoln Highway to the place of beginning.
d. 
Zone No. 4. All that area along Midwood Street, Charles Street, Charles Court and Henry Street to Oak Tree Road, including both sides thereof, the northerly side of Oak Tree Road from Henry Street to Wood Avenue and the westerly side of Wood Avenue from Oak Tree Road to Livingston Avenue.
e. 
Zone No. 5. All that area bounded by Plainfield Road, the southerly and easterly line of Metuchen Golf and Country Club and the northerly line of Lots 7-A-1 through 13-A in Block 604, Grove Avenue and the municipal boundary of the Borough of Metuchen.
f. 
Zone No. 6. Beginning at the intersection of the southerly line of Old Post Road with the northwesterly line of Woodbridge Avenue, thence running (1) southwesterly along said northwesterly line of Woodbridge Avenue to a point distant two hundred (200) feet westerly from the prolongation of the westerly line of Beech Street measured at right angles therefrom; thence (2) northerly parallel to the westerly line of Beech Street three hundred thirty-nine and eighty-one hundredths (339.81) feet; thence (3) easterly fifty (50) feet; thence (4) northerly parallel to Beech Street one hundred seven and three-hundredths (107.03) feet to the southeasterly line of Westervelt Avenue; thence (5) northeasterly along said southeasterly line of Westervelt Avenue to the westerly line of Beech Street; thence (6) northerly along said westerly line of Beech Street and a prolongation thereof to the northerly line of Old Post Road; thence (7) westerly along the northerly line of the Old Post Road to the line dividing Lot Nos. 10 and 11 in Block 266 of the Township Tax Map; thence (8) northwesterly along said division line between lot Nos. 10 and 11 in Block 266 to the Mill Pond; thence (9) northeasterly along the Mill Pond to a point distant four hundred (400) feet northerly from the northerly line of the Old Post Road measured at right angles therefrom; thence (10) easterly and parallel to the northerly line of Old Post Road to the easterly line of Lot No. 16-A in Block 266; thence (11) southerly along the easterly line of said Lot No. 16-A in Block 266 and beyond to the southerly line of Old Post Road; thence (12) easterly along said southerly line of Old Post Road to the place of beginning.
g. 
Zone No. 7. Beginning at the intersection of Oak Tree Road and Wood Avenue and running westerly along the center line of Oak Tree Road approximately four thousand (4,000) feet to the center line of Coopermine Brook Culvert; thence running southerly along the center line of Coopermine Brook approximately one thousand five hundred (1,500) feet to a point; and thence running westerly along a line three hundred (300) feet north of Ten Eyck Place approximately one thousand eight hundred fifty (1,850) feet to the center line of Grove Avenue; and thence southerly along the center line of Grove Avenue approximately four thousand eight hundred (4,800) feet to the Metuchen boundary line; and thence easterly along the northerly boundary line of the Borough of Metuchen approximately two thousand eight hundred (2,800) feet to the center line of the Lincoln Highway approximately six hundred (600) feet to a boundary limit of Garbage Zone No. 3 to a point in the center line of Wood Avenue; and thence northerly along the center line of Wood Avenue approximately five hundred (500) linear feet to the point and place of beginning.
h. 
Zone No. 8.
1. 
All that area bounded by the southerly line of the Port Reading Railroad, the westerly line of the municipal boundary line of the Borough of Metuchen, the southerly line of New Durham Road and the easterly line of lands of the Township of Edison utilized for the municipal garage, the northeasterly line of New Jersey State Highway Route No. 287, the southerly line of New Durham Road and the easterly line of Talmadge Road and the southerly line of Ethel Road and the municipal boundary line of Piscataway and South Plainfield.
2. 
All that area bounded on the north by New Durham Road, on the west by Rieder Road, on the south by Rieder Road and Connor Avenue and on the east by Edison-Metuchen boundary line, including all those properties within Edison Township fronting on Connor Avenue, Edith Avenue and Genesi Court.
i. 
Zone No. 9. All that area bounded on the north by the southerly line of New Dover Road, on the west by the easterly line of Library Place and Grove Avenue and on the south by the center line of Oak Tree Road, on the east by the westerly line of the public service right-of-way and including both sides of Livingston Avenue to its easterly terminus and Ellmeyer Road, that portion east of the public service right-of-way.
j. 
Zone No. 10. All that area bounded on the east by the westerly line of Plainfield Road to the center line of Park Avenue and on the south and west by the center line of Park Avenue and on the north by the northerly boundary line of Stephenville, Sections 2-B and 2-C.
k. 
Zone No. 11. Beginning at a point at the intersection of the centerline of Nevsky Street and the centerline of Park Avenue, thence, westerly along the centerline of Nevsky Street to the centerline intersection with Fleet Avenue, thence, southwesterly along the centerline of Nevsky Street to the centerline intersection of Million Street, thence, westerly along the centerline of Million Street to a point in to the westerly sideline on New York Boulevard, thence, northerly along the westerly sideline of New York Boulevard to the common corner of Lot 1A1 and Lot 10, in Block 591, thence westerly along the southerly line of Lot 10 to the South Plainfield-Edison Municipal Boundary, thence, northeasterly along said boundary to its intersection with the centerline of Park Avenue, thence southerly along the centerline of Park Avenue to the point of beginning.
l. 
Zone No. 12. Beginning at the centerline intersection of Wood Avenue and New Dover Road, and thence running (1) westerly along the center line of New Dover Road, three thousand forty (3,040) feet; thence (2) southerly across the half-width of New Dover Road, then along the westerly block limit line of Blocks 1000, 1005 and 1008, as shown on the Edison Township Tax Map No. 70-A, two thousand two hundred seventy (2,270) feet; thence (3) easterly along the southerly property line of Lot 2 in Block 1008, across Parker Road, along the southerly property line of Lots 1 through 12 in Block 1007 to the southeast corner of Lot 1 in Block 1007; thence (4) northerly along the easterly property line of Lot 1 in Block 1007, across the half-width of Sherman Boulevard to a point in the center line of Sherman Boulevard; thence (5) easterly along the center line of Sherman Boulevard eight hundred (800) feet; thence (6) southerly across the half-width of Sherman Boulevard, then along the common property line of Lot 58 in Block 553 and Lots 45 and 48 in Block 553, three hundred forty (340) feet to the southwest corner of Lot 58 in Block 553; thence (7) easterly along the block limit line of Block 553, five hundred thirty-five (535) feet to the northwest corner of Lot 14-C in Block 546-E; thence (8) southerly along the westerly property line of Lot 14-C in Block 546-E, two hundred nine (209) feet; thence (9) southerly along the right-of-way line of Sherwood Road, ten (10) feet to the northwesterly corner of Lot 10 in Block 546-E; thence (10) easterly along the common property line of Lot 14-C and Lot 10 in Block 546-E, one hundred seventy (170) feet to the northwest corner of Lot 12 in Block 546-E; thence (11) southerly along the common property line of Lots 10 and 12, 9 and 11, 8 and 4, 7 and 3, 6 and 2, 5 and 1 in Block 546-E, then across the half-width of Livingston Avenue, seven hundred sixty (760) feet to a point in the center line of Livingston Avenue; thence (12) easterly along the center line of Livingston Avenue one hundred fifty-seven (157) feet to the center line of Wood Avenue; thence (13) northerly along the center line of Wood Avenue, three thousand fifty (3,050) feet to New Dover Road, being the point and place of beginning.
Beginning at a point where the northerly line of Inman Avenue is intersected by the easterly line of Block 412, Lot 3-K, and running thence:
1. 
Northerly, along the easterly and the northeasterly line of Block 412, Lot 3-K to a point in the common boundary line between Edison Township and Clark Township; thence
2. 
Easterly, along the common municipal boundary of Edison Township and Clark Township to a point being the most northwesterly corner of the Township of Woodbridge; thence
3. 
Southerly, along the common municipal boundary of Edison Township and the municipal boundary of Woodbridge Township, to a point in the northerly line of Inman Avenue; thence
4. 
Westerly, along the northerly line of Inman Avenue to the point and place of beginning.
m. 
Zone No. 13.
1. 
Pumptown Area.
(a) 
Beginning at the intersection of the westerly side line of Colonial Court and the southerly side line of Park Avenue; and running thence (1) southerly along the westerly side line of Colonial Court to its intersection with the common property line of Lots 10-A and 27 in Block 593; and thence (2) southerly along the common property line of Lots 10-A and 27 in Block 593 two hundred forty (240) feet plus or minus to its intersection with the common property line of Lots 27 and 13-B in Block 593; and thence (3) easterly along the common property line of Lots 27 and 13-B in Block 593 and its projection two hundred eleven and twenty-five hundredths (211.25) feet to the southeasterly corner of Lot 26 in Block 593; and thence (4) northerly along the common property line of Lots 26 and 13-B in Block 593 one hundred thirty-eight and eight-tenths (138.08) feet to the southwesterly corner of Lot 28 in Block 593; and thence (5) easterly along the common property line of Lots 28 and 13B in Block 593 and its projection seven hundred fifteen (715) feet plus or minus to the northwesterly corner of Lot 49 in Block 593; and thence (6) southerly along the common property line of Lots 49 and 13-B in Block 593 and its projection three hundred ninety-five (395) plus or minus to the southwesterly corner of Lot 24 in Block 593-R; and thence (7) easterly along the block limit line of Blocks 593-R and 593 and its projection seven hundred sixty (760) feet plus or minus to the southeast corner of Lot 42 in Block 593-B; and thence (8) northerly along the common property line of Lot 19 and Lot 42 in Block 593-B two hundred fifty-five (255) feet plus or minus to the northeast corner of Lot 19 in Block 593-A; and thence (9) easterly along the common property line of Lots 22 and 17 in Block 593A and its projection to its intersection with the westerly side line of Plainfield Road; and thence (10) northerly along the westerly side line of Plainfield Road and its projection to its intersection with the southerly side line of Park Avenue and its projection; and thence (11) westerly along the southerly side line of Park Avenue and its projection two thousand one hundred forty (2,140) feet plus or minus to the point of beginning.
(b) 
The above-described garbage district encompasses the following streets:
Name of Street
Location
Christopher Court
In its entirety
Colonial Court
Entire east and south sides
Elsie Street
In its entirety
Mulberry Lane
In its entirety
Park Avenue
South side 2,140 feet plus or minus west of Plainfield Road
Plainfield Road
West side 700 feet plus or minus south of Park Avenue
Robin Road
In its entirety
2. 
Harding Avenue Area.
(a) 
Beginning at the intersection of the easterly side line of Plainfield Road with the southerly side line of Oak Tree Road; and running thence (1) westerly along the southerly side line of Oak Tree Road to the intersection of said line with the southerly side line of the Lehigh Valley Railroad right-of-way; and thence (2) southwesterly along the southerly side line of the Lehigh Valley Railroad right-of-way to its intersection with the block limit line of Blocks 556-J and 556-E; and thence (3) southerly along a projection of the block limit line of Blocks 556-J and 556-E two thousand fifty (2,050) feet plus or minus to its intersection with the block limit line of Blocks 1025 and 556-J; and thence (4) easterly along the block limit line of Blocks 556-J and 1025 one thousand ninety-five (1,095) feet plus or minus; and thence (5) southerly along the block limit line of Blocks 556-J and 1025 one hundred thirty-one (131) feet plus or minus; and thence (6) easterly along the block limit line of Blocks 556-J and 1025 and its projection one thousand three hundred ninety-five (1,395) feet plus or minus to its intersection with the westerly side line of Plainfield Road; and thence (7) northerly along the westerly side line of Plainfield Road two thousand thirty-five (2,035) feet plus or minus to the point of beginning.
(b) 
The above-described garbage zone encompasses the following streets:
Name of Street
Location
Alpine Street
In its entirety
Beverly Street
In its entirety
Dellview Drive
In its entirety
Doris Court
In its entirety
Gogel Street
In its entirety
Harding Avenue
2,750 feet plus or minus south of Oak Street Road
Helene Avenue
In its entirety
Hillsdale Road
In its entirety
Jean Place
In its entirety
Lucinda Court
In its entirety
Marion Street
The entire portion west of Plainfield Road
Maryland Avenue
In its entirety
Oak Tree Road
South side from Plainfield Road west to the railroad
Plainfield Road
West side, 2,035 feet plus or minus south of Oak
Regal Road
In its entirety
n. 
Zone No. 14. Beginning at a point where the centerline of Inman Avenue is intersected by the easterly sideline of Rahway Road, and running thence (1) westerly, along the centerline of Inman Avenue, to a point to the projected rear boundary line of Block 410-H, Lot 40 and the centerline of Inman Avenue; thence (2) northeasterly along the rear boundary line of Block 410, Lots 40, 41, 42 and 43 to a point common to the rear property line of Lot 27 in Block 410-H; thence (3) westerly along the rear property lines common to Lots 27 and 28 in Block 410-H, to a point common to the rear property line of Lot 28 in Block 410-H (4) northerly along the rear property lines of Lots 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 and 49 in Block 410-H, to a point common to the northerly line of Lot 49 in Block 410-H; thence (5) easterly along the northerly property line of Lots 49, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41 in Block 410-H, to a point common to the rear property line of Lot 44 in Block 410-H; thence (6) northerly along the rear property lines of Lots 44, 45, 46, 47 and 48 in Block 410-H, to a point common to the municipal boundary between Edison Township and Scotch Plains Township, thence (7) easterly along the municipal boundary, to a point common to the rear property line of Block 411, Lot 4-A; thence (8) southerly along the rear property line of Lots 4-A in Block 411, running southerly and having a parallel distance of 200 feet from the easterly sideline of Rahway Road to a point in the centerline intersection of Inman Avenue and the point and place of beginning.
o. 
Zone No. 15. Beginning at a point where the centerline of Plainfield Road is intersected with the projected side property line of Lot 1-A in Block 593-A, and running thence (1) southerly, along the centerline of Plainfield Road, to a point marked by the intersection of said centerline and the projection of the southerly sideline of Lot 48 in Block 593-F; thence (2) westerly along the sideline of Lots 48, 47, 46, 45, 44 and 43 in Block 593-F to a point common to the southwesterly corner of Lot 43 in Block 593-F; thence (3) northerly along the rear property lines of Lots 43 and 42 in Block 593-F, to a point common to the rear property line of Lot 33 in Block 593-F; thence (4) westerly along the rear property lines of Lots 33 and 32 in Block 593-F, to a point common to the southwesterly corner of Lot 32 in Block 593-F; thence (5) northerly along the sideline of Lot 32 in Block 593-F, to a point common to the southerly sideline of Woodrow Wilson Drive; thence (6) northwesterly along the sideline of Woodrow Wilson Drive, to a point common to the southeasterly sideline of Lot 58 in Block 593-B; thence (7) northerly along the rear property lines of Lots 59, 58, 57, 56, 55, 54, 53, 52 and 51 in Block 593-B, to a point common to the southwesterly corner of Lot 24 in Block 593-R; thence (8) easterly along the rear property lines of Lots 24, 23, 22, 21 and 42 in Block 593-B; thence (9) northerly along the rear property lines of Lot 63 in Block 593-B and Lot 39 in Block 593-A, to a point common to the northwesterly corner of Lot 39 in Block 593-A; thence (10) easterly along the rear property lines of Lots 38, 37, 36, 35 and 1A in Block 593-A, to a point marked by the centerline of Plainfield Road and the point and place of beginning.
p. 
Zone No. 16.
1. 
Beginning at a point where the centerline of Talmadge Road is intersected by the centerline of the Conrail Lehigh Valley Railroad, Block 681, Lot 1, and running thence (1) easterly, along the centerline of Talmadge Road, to a point common to the rear property line of Lot 1 in Block 1234; thence (2) southerly along the rear boundary line of Lots 1 and 6 in Block 1234 to a point common to the northerly sideline of Lot 12 in Block 1234; thence (3) easterly along the northerly sideline of Lot 12 in Block 1234 to a point common to the rear property line of Lot 12 in Block 1234; thence (4) southerly along the westerly sidelines of Lots 27, 13-B and 13-D in Block 539.09 to a point common to the northerly municipal boundary line of the township of Edison and the Borough of Metuchen; thence (5) westerly along the municipal boundary line of the Borough of Metuchen to a point in the centerline of the Conrail Lehigh Valley Railroad; thence (6) northwesterly along the centerline of said railroad, to a point at the intersection of said railroad with the centerline of Talmadge Road and the point beginning.
2. 
Said district to include all of neighborhood known as "Woodbrook Corners" and is not to include any part of Block 593-08, Lot 4-A, also known as "Pheasant Run."
[1999 Code § 8.08.250]
a. 
The following properties are hereby removed from the Garbage Districts:
Block
Lot
Block
Lot
56
9.A, 5, 7B, 7D, 8B, 8D
643.DD
15.P, 12.A1, 15.E, 15.M, 15.Q
56
15, 3.F1, 4.A2
643.DD
19.13, 19.14
69
23, 24-28
643.DD
20.F, 20.H2
82.B
3, 4-8
643.DD
20.G2
82.B
9, 10
643.DD
37
99.A
2.B
675
2, 3
101
2.C
676
3.C
101
15-16
676
4.A
104.C
3.G
677
1.F
104.D
1, 2, 3, 30
678
1.A
114
6, 7-16
686
8
122
8, 9-20, 28
689
2.B1
160.B
4, 5, 6
690
34
160.B
7, 8, 9
694.Q
43.A4
160.B
10, 11-15
709
1.L
160.B
27, 28-31
735.B
5.A, 6.A - 8.A
160.V
18
750
19, 20
160.V
19.B, 20.A
788
9.A1
182.A
7.S1, 11-14
819
17, 18 - 20
265.BB
64.S1
1131
27.B
265FF
11.E4
1143
27.B
266
47, 50
266
48
267.J
3.A2
302
3.A7
312
10
337
15.K, 15.L, 15.M
362
6
368
1, 2-7
368; 369
13, 14-25; 13A
371
18
372
35
372
7, 8-12A
375.A
20.D
375.C
8.A
375.FF
13.K
375.FF
13.X1
375.GG
13.L1
375.GG
13.P2
b. 
The properties identified in subsection 21-4.3a are all apartment complexes. The intent and effect of this subsection is to remove those properties from the Township's Garbage District and eliminate the requirement for the payment of the Garbage District Tax.
c. 
The savings which results from the elimination of the Garbage District Tax provided for in this subsection shall be distributed to the tenants of the subject apartment complexes by a pro rata reduction in rent.