Borough of Somerville, NJ
Somerset County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Somerville 11-28-62. Section 187-4 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 176, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
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 c. 188, P.L. 1950. 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 chapter is described and commonly known as the "Solid Waste Code of New Jersey (1959)."
Three (3) copies of said Solid Waste Code of New Jersey (1959) have been placed on file in the office of the Health Officer of this local Board of Health upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file there, for use and examination by the public, until final action is taken on this chapter.[1]
Editor's Note: The original Section 4, concerning licensing, which immediately followed this section, was deleted during codification since this area of legislation is under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Public Utilities Commission pursuant to the Solid Waste Utility Control Act of 1970 (N.J.S.A. 48:13A).
Any person who violates any provision of or order promulgated under this chapter or the code established herein shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty of not less than two dollars ($2) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500) for each violation. Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 176, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. I.