Township of West Orange, NJ
Essex County
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[1972 Code § 11-4.1; Ord. No. 296-74; Ord. No. 303-74]
a. 
It shall be unlawful for any person other than the Township or any of its agents, servants, employees or duly authorized contractors to provide garbage or refuse collection services within the Township without first registering with the West Orange Health Department. Registration shall take place on or before the first day of March of each year on registration forms supplied by the Department of Health in which the registrant shall list his/her name and address and all locations the company services in West Orange, residential and commercial. All registrations shall expire on the last day of February of each year. There will be no registration fee required. Any person or entity found guilty of violating this section shall be liable to the penalty in Chapter 1, Section 1-5.
b. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to transport garbage, ashes, rubbish, trash, condemned or spoiled animals or vegetable substances, swill or any offensive or putrescible material or waste in the Township except in vehicles inspected and approved by the Director of Health and the Department of Health.
[1972 Code § 11-4.2; Ord. No. 102-67 § b]
All vehicles used for the transportation of garbage, ashes, rubbish, trash and those items mentioned in subsection 17-1.1 shall be constructed so that none of the contents may spill, leak or otherwise fall from the vehicle, except when unloaded at a duly authorized dumping ground. All vehicles shall be equipped with and shall carry during working hours adequate cleaning equipment.
[1972 Code § 11-4.3]
All licenses required under this section shall be issued following application and approval by the Department of Health upon the payment of $25 for each vehicle. Each vehicle shall have printed in letters at least three inches in height on each side of the vehicle the name and address of the owner and, if the vehicle is leased, the name of the operator.
[1972 Code § 11-4.4]
All licenses shall expire at 12:00 midnight on December 31 of each year and shall be renewed prior to January 1 of the year following the expiration of each license. All licenses shall be subject to revocation for failure to comply with this section in addition to penalties hereinafter provided.
[1972 Code § 11-4.5]
The owner, agent, lessee, tenant or occupant of any dwelling, market, restaurant or any other building where refuse may accumulate shall provide and keep on the premises suitable receptacles for receiving and holding garbage, ashes, rubbish and trash. Garbage shall be kept only in watertight and tightly covered containers.
[1972 Code § 11-4.6; Ord. No. 243-72 § 1]
The following regulations shall be complied with:
a. 
Every occupant, whether as owner, tenant or otherwise, of any building or premises in the Township is required to place or cause to be placed not earlier than 10:00 p.m. of the day preceding the day upon which the appropriate Township contractor shall collect from the premises, on the sidewalk area near the curbline of the street upon which the premises abut, all ashes, garbage, rubbish and other refuse matter required to be collected and removed by the Township's contractor engaged for such purposes. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to apply to any occupant of premises who shall cause the collection or removal of such ashes, garbage, rubbish and other refuse matter to be performed by means other than the Township contractor.
b. 
All ashes, garbage, refuse and rubbish shall be placed and kept in watertight containers provided with tightly-fitting covers and handles.
c. 
Any owner, agent or other person in charge of any tenement or apartment house containing six or more apartments shall provide a janitorial service in order to comply with the provisions of this section.
d. 
All refuse paper and branches of trees shall be securely tied in bundles and all cardboard boxes shall be broken up and securely tied in bundles not to exceed three square feet so that they are convenient for handling, collection and removal by the Township contractor.
e. 
No container from which garbage, rubbish or other refuse matter may be collected or removed by the Township contractor shall exceed 60 pounds in weight including the contents. If more than one container is used to place any rubbish, trash, refuse matter or garbage, including ashes, on the street for collection, each container shall not exceed 60 pounds in weight or contain more than 30 gallons. Every container herein referred to shall be removed from the street on the same day of and after the collection and removal of its contents.
f. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, other than the Township or any of its agents, servants, employees or duly authorized contractors, or other than any scavenger who has entered into an agreement with the owner or lessee of any real property for the collection of garbage or refuse, to tamper with or to take or to remove, or to convert to its own use in any way, shape, manner or form, any of the contents from any public or private receptacle containing any garbage, refuse, rubbish, junk or any bundled newspapers, assorted glass, assorted metal or refuse which has been placed or deposited along, about or in the vicinity of any public highway, street, lane, driveway or alleyway, for collection by the Township or its agents, servants or employees or duly authorized contractors, or for collection by any scavenger who has entered into an agreement with the owner or lessee of any real property for the collection of garbage or refuse.
[1972 Code § 11-10.1; Ord. No. 339-74 § 1; Ord. No. 561-80 § 1; Ord. No. 856-86 § 1; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 1]
a. 
The Township of West Orange recognizes that there is a growing problem of solid waste disposal within the State of New Jersey and that the conservation of recyclable materials is of primary public importance.
The Township further recognizes that separation of certain recyclable materials from the stream of disposal solid waste within the Township will serve the public interest and conserve material resources.
b. 
It is the purpose of this section to establish rules and regulations for the mandatory separation, recovery, collection and storing of recyclable materials within the Township and to prescribe penalties for the violation of these rules and regulations.
[1972 Code § 11-10.1; Ord. No. 406-76 § 1; Ord. No. 561-80 § 1; Ord. No. 688-83 § 1; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 2; Ord. No. 1972-04 §§ I, II; Ord. No. 2206-09 § II]
As used in this section:
ALUMINUM BEVERAGE CONTAINERS
Shall mean all disposable containers made and fabricated primarily of aluminum and most commonly used to contain soda, beer and other beverages.
COMMERCIAL PREMISES
Shall mean all places of business, (wholesale, retail, service, food transportation and the like).
COMMINGLED RECYCLABLE MATERIALS
Shall mean all glass food and beverage containers, aluminum, tin and bimetal food and beverage containers and plastic food and beverage containers which contain a neck, which are kept separate and apart from the Municipal solid waste stream, by the generator thereof, for the purposes of collection, disposition and recycling.
CORRUGATED CONTAINERS
Shall mean all disposable containers made and fabricated primarily of corrugated cardboard or other paper products and most commonly used to ship and deliver commercial materials, foods, appliances, and the like.
DIVISION
Shall mean the Division of Waste Management of the Township of West Orange.
FERROUS SCRAP
Shall mean all structural steel or ferrous metal, cast iron and steel components.
GLASS
Shall mean and include all products made from silica or sand, soda ash and limestone; the product being transparent or translucent and being used for bottles, jars, beverage containers.
INSTITUTIONAL PREMISES
Shall include all government buildings, schools, colleges, hospitals, clinics and the like.
LEAD ACID BATTERIES (VEHICLE BATTERIES)
Shall mean used batteries from automobiles, trucks and other vehicles.
LEAVES
Shall mean and include all foliage from trees, shrubs or plants but not twigs and branches.
MIXED PAPER
Shall mean brown paper shopping bags, catalogs, chipboard, colored paper, junk mail, magazines, telephone books and soft cover books.
MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Shall mean and be deemed to include all garbage, rubbish and waste normally collected by the Township of West Orange or its authorized agents.
MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE STREAM
Shall mean all residential, commercial and institutional solid waste generated within the boundaries of the Township of West Orange.
NEWSPAPER
Shall be deemed to include paper of the type commonly referred to as newsprint and distributed at stated intervals, usually daily or weekly, having printed thereon news and opinions and containing advertisements and other matters of public interest and what is commonly referred to as magazines, telephone books, paperback books and paper bags.
OFFICE PAPER
Shall mean all marketable scrap or used paper generated by the operation of commercial or business offices including, but not limited to, what is commonly known as computer paper, stationery, copy paper, envelopes, carbon paper and newspaper.
PERSON
Shall include but not be limited to the owners, lessees, or occupants of any residential, commercial or institutional premises as defined herein.
RECYCLING
Shall mean any process by which materials which would otherwise become part of the Municipal solid waste stream are collected, separated or processed and returned to the economic mainstream in the form of raw materials or products.
RECYCLING STATION
Shall mean any location designated by the Township as a site to which a person may bring source separated recyclable materials for collection or processing by the Township or its representative.
RESIDENTIAL PREMISES
Shall include all single-family detached homes, condominiums, townhouses, apartments, cooperative housing associations, senior citizen homes, nursing homes and the like.
SCAVENGER
Shall mean any person whose business includes the collection, pickup or transportation of any material which is a component of the Municipal solid waste stream or any material designated by the Township as a source separated recyclable material.
THE ACT
Shall mean the Solid Waste Management Act of the State of New Jersey (N.J.S.A. 3:1E-1 et seq.)
TOWNSHIP
Shall mean the Township of West Orange.
USED MOTOR OIL
Shall mean and include any lubricating oil drained or removed from any motor or engine including but not limited to motor vehicles, motorcycles, lawn mowers, snow blowers, machinery and the like.
WHITE GOODS
Shall mean appliances, such as air conditioners, stoves, washers, dryers, freezers, steel or cast iron plumbing fixtures, dishwashers, refrigerators, water heaters, etc.
[1972 Code § 11-10.3; Ord. No. 406-76 §§ 2, 3; Ord. No. 561-80 § 1; Ord. No. 688-83 §§ II, III; Ord. No. 856-86 § 2; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 3; Ord. No. 1972-04 § IV]
A mandatory program within the Township, for the commingling of certain recyclable materials, and the recycling of noncommingled recyclable materials is hereby established.
[1972 Code § 11-10.4; Ord. No. 406-76 § 4; Ord. No. 561-80 § 1; Ord. No. 688-83 § IV; Ord. No. 856-86 § 3; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 4; Ord. No. 1326-95 § 2; Ord. No. 1972-04 § V; Ord. No. 2206-09 § II]
a. 
All persons who are owners, lessees or occupants of residential premises within the Township shall keep all commingled recyclable materials separate from the Municipal solid waste stream. They shall also separate newspapers, cardboard, paper, leaves, used motor oil generated at such premises, white goods, ferrous scrap, lead acid batteries, and mixed paper from the Municipal solid waste stream and dispose of such materials in accordance with this section.
b. 
Commingled recyclable materials, newspapers, cardboard, paper, leaves, used motor oil, white goods, ferrous scrap, lead acid batteries, and mixed paper shall be disposed of by the following methods:
1. 
Commingled recyclable materials, newspaper, cardboard, paper, white goods, ferrous scrap, lead acid batteries, and mixed paper may be placed for collection by the Township or its representative on such days, at such times and in such manner as shall be designated by the Division under the rules and regulations promulgated in accordance with the terms hereof.
2. 
Commingled recyclable materials, newspaper, cardboard, paper, use motor oil, white goods, ferrous scrap, lead acid batteries, and mixed paper may be brought to certain locations designated by the Division as recycling stations on such days, at such times and in such manner as shall be designated by the Division under the rules and regulations promulgated in accordance with the terms hereof.
3. 
At the option and expense of all persons who are the owners, lessees or occupants of residential premises within the Township, commingled recyclable materials, newspaper, paper, white goods, ferrous scrap, lead acid batteries, and mixed paper may be disposed of by any other lawful means, including, but not limited to, contributions to charitable recycling drives, provided, however, that in no event the same be disposed of as part of the Township waste stream.
4. 
During the period from October 1 through December 10 of each calendar year leaves shall be placed for collection by the Township or its representatives on such days, at such times and in such manner as shall be designated by the Division under the rules and regulations promulgated in accordance with the terms hereof.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Section 17-7 for regulations pertaining to leaf collection.
5. 
In addition to designated recycling stations, gasoline service centers within the Township shall also serve as collection centers for used motor oil pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated by the Division and the State of New Jersey pursuant to N.J.A.C. 14A:3-11-1 et seq.
[1972 Code § 11-10.5; Ord. No. 339-74 § 1; Ord. No. 561-80 § 1; Ord. No. 688-83 § V; Ord. No. 856-86 § 4; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 5; Ord. No. 1972-04 § VI; Ord. No. 2206-09 § II; Ord. No. 2212-09 § II]
a. 
All persons who are the owners, lessees or occupants of commercial premises within the Township shall keep separate from the Municipal solid waste stream, commingled recyclable materials, newspaper, cardboard, old corrugated containers, all marketable grades of office paper, used motor oil, leaves generated at such premises, white goods, ferrous scrap, and lead acid batteries.
b. 
It shall be the primary responsibility of the owner, lessee or occupant of commercial premises to provide for the collection and disposal of the recyclables set forth in paragraph a above, however, the Township will provide and designate recycling stations where the owner, lessee or occupant of commercial premises may bring recyclables pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated by the Division.
c. 
A vendor or vendors providing recycling services to any business, institution, or industrial facility shall report on an annual basis to the Recycling Coordinator the recycling activities at the premises, including the amount of recycled material, by material type collected and recycled. However, if the business, institution, or industrial facility does not have a vendor other than the Township's vendor no report is necessary as the Township's tonnage report will include these recyclables. The Township's report will also include any recyclable deposited at the Township's Environmental Center.
[1972 Code § 11-10.6; Ord. No. 339-74 § 1; Ord. No. 561-80 § 1; Ord. No. 688-83 § VI; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 6; Ord. No. 1972-04 § VII; Ord. No. 2206-09 § II; Ord. No. 2212-09 § II]
a. 
All persons who are the owners, lessees or occupants of institutional premises within the Township shall keep separate from the Municipal solid waste stream, commingled recyclable materials, newspaper, old corrugated containers, all marketable grades of office paper, used motor oil, leaves generated at such premises, white goods, ferrous scrap, and lead acid batteries.
b. 
It shall be the primary responsibility of the owner, lessee or occupant of institutional premises to provide for the collection and disposal of the recyclables set forth in paragraph a above, however, the Township will provide and designate recycling stations where the owner, lessee or occupant of commercial premises may bring recyclables pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated by the Division.
c. 
A vendor or vendors providing recycling services to any business, institution, or industrial facility shall report on an annual basis to the Recycling Coordinator the recycling activities at the premises, including the amount of recycled material, by material type collected and recycled. However, if the business, institution, or industrial facility does not have a vendor other than the Township's vendor no report is necessary as the Township's tonnage report will include these recyclables. The Township's report will also include any recyclable deposited at the Township's Environmental Center.
[1972 Code § 11-10.7; Ord. No. 468-78 § 1; Ord. No. 561-80 § 1; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 7]
a. 
All scavengers doing business within the Township shall obtain a license from the Township permitting the scavenger to operate within the Township. The license shall be issued by the Division on a yearly basis as hereinafter set forth and any fee for the license shall be set by the Township.
b. 
No scavenger shall engage in the collection of any recyclables which the Division has designated for curbside collection within the Township.
c. 
No scavenger shall engage in collection activities at the site of any recycling station designated by the Division.
d. 
No scavenger may receive a license to operate within the Township nor have the license renewed unless the scavenger registers with the Division its name, anticipated collection schedule, targeted recyclables to be collected, a description of its collection vehicles, and agrees to provide the Division with semiannual and annual records of tonnage marketed.
e. 
A scavenger's license shall be renewable annually during the month of January.
[1972 Code § 11-10.8; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 8; Ord. No. 1972-04 § VIII; Ord. No. 2206-09 § II]
a. 
Any person who is the owner, lessee or occupant of residential premises as defined herein may obtain from the Division an exemption from the mandatory requirements to commingle provided that person is physically handicapped or otherwise unable to perform commingling activities. A written request for exemption shall be submitted to the Division accompanied by some medical documentation of physical incapacity and shall be renewed during the month of January.
b. 
Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:26A-11.5, any person who is the owner, lessee or occupant of commercial or institutional premises may obtain from the Division an exemption from mandatory requirement to commingle but only on the ground that a designated recyclable is contaminated and unfit for recycling. A written request for exemption shall be submitted to the Division describing the reasons for the request, the nature of the business and the type of contamination expected. Exemption for a particular designated recyclable shall not relieve any person from the duty to commingle and recycle other designated recyclables.
[1972 Code § 1-10.9; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 9]
The Division is hereby authorized and directed to establish and promulgate reasonable rules and regulations designed to effectuate the purposes of this section, such rules and regulations to be effective only upon approval by the Mayor and adoption by resolution of the Township Council.
[1972 Code § 11-10.10; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 10]
Any and all recyclables which are placed for collection by the Township or its representative or delivered to a recycling station pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this section shall become the property of the Township or its agents.
[1972 Code § 11-10.11; Ord. No. 1000-90 § 11; Ord. No. 2212-09 § II]
a. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section or any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant hereto shall be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, Section 1-5. As an alternate penalty, a convicted person may be ordered to perform community service in the recycling program for a period not to exceed 90 days.
b. 
Each day a violation continues shall constitute a separate offense and be punishable as such.
c. 
The Code Enforcement Official, the Department of Health, the Recycling Coordinator, the Property Maintenance Official, the Housing Officer and the County Department of Health are hereby individually and severally empowered to enforce the provisions of this section. An inspection may consist of sorting through containers and opening of solid waste bags to detect, by sound or sight, the presence of any recyclable material.
[1972 Code § 11-11.1; Ord. No. 922-88 § 1]
a. 
The Township recognizes that removing certain materials from the Municipal solid waste stream will decrease the flow of solid waste to sanitary landfill facilities, aid in the conservation and recovery of valuable natural resources, significantly reduce the cost of operating Municipal government and generally protect the health and welfare of the residents of the Township.
b. 
It is the purpose of this section to require all persons occupying residential premises within the Township to source separate leaves from the Municipal solid waste stream, during certain periods, for separate collection by the Township and transportation to a leaf composting facility as mandated by the Solid Waste Management Act.
[1972 Code § 11-11.2; Ord. No. 922-88 § 2; Ord. No. 2058-06 § 2]
As used in this section:
CONTAINERIZED
Shall mean the placement of yard waste in a trash can, bucket, bag or other vessel, such as to prevent the yard waste from spilling or blowing out into the street and coming into contact with stormwater.
DIVISION
Shall mean the Division of Waste Management of the Township of West Orange.
MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE STREAM
Shall mean all residential solid waste generated within the boundaries of the Township.
PERSON
Shall mean and include any individual, corporation, unincorporated association, partnership, condominium association or cooperative housing association.
PERSON OCCUPYING RESIDENTIAL PREMISES
Shall mean and include the owner or occupant of a single family detached residence, the owner of an apartment complex of any kind and the Board of Managers or trustees of any condominium complex or cooperative housing association.
RECYCLING
Shall mean any process by which materials which would otherwise become solid waste are collected, separated or processed and returned to the economic mainstream in the form of raw materials or products.
RESIDENTIAL PREMISES
Shall mean and include single family detached housing, apartment complexes of any kind, condominium complexes and cooperative housing association.
SOLID WASTE
Shall mean and include all garbage and rubbish normally collected from residents of the Township by regular collection.
SOURCE SEPARATED RECYCLABLE MATERIALS
Shall mean recyclable materials, including but not limited to leaves, which are kept separate and apart from residential solid waste by the generator thereof for the purposes of collection, disposition and recycling.
STREET
Shall mean any street, avenue, boulevard, road, parkway, viaduct, drive or other way which is an existing State, County or municipal roadway, and includes the land between the street lines, whether improved or unimproved, and may comprise pavement, shoulders, gutters, curbs, sidewalks, parking areas and other areas within the street lines.
THE ACT
Shall mean "Solid Waste Management Act" of the State of New Jersey. (N.J.S.A. 13:1E-1 et seq.).
TOWNSHIP
Shall mean the Township of West Orange.
YARD WASTE
Shall mean leaves.
[1972 Code § 11-11.3; Ord. No. 922-88 § 3]
It shall be mandatory for all persons occupying residential premises within the Township to source separate all leaves generated at residential premises from the Municipal solid waste stream during the period from September 1 through December 31 of each year.
[1972 Code § 11-11.4; Ord. No. 922-88 § 4]
All leaves source separated pursuant to this section shall be collected by the Township or its representative for transportation to a leaf composting facility unless the residential generator of the leaves has its own composting facilities.
[1972 Code § 11-11.5; Ord. No. 922-88 § 5]
a. 
The Township shall establish a program for the separation and collection of leaves pursuant to this section and shall be responsible for publicizing the program.
b. 
The Division of Waste Management is hereby authorized and directed to establish and promulgate reasonable rules and regulations as to the manner, days and times for the collection of leaves in accordance with the terms hereof, such rules and regulations to be effective only upon approval by the Mayor and adoption by resolution of the Township Council.
[1972 Code § 11-11.6; Ord. No. 922-88 § 6]
The Division shall, on its own initiative or on complaint of any individual, take action pursuant to this section to assure compliance therewith.
[1972 Code § 11-11.7; Ord. No. 922-88 § 7]
Any person violating any provision of this section or any regulation promulgated pursuant thereto shall, upon conviction, be punishable according to the penalty in Section 1-5.
[Ord. No. 1326-95 § 1; Ord. No. 2058-06 § 3]
Leaves may be placed at the curbline or in the gutter of that portion of the public street adjacent to the property from which the leaves are being disposed of only during the Leaf Disposal Period hereinafter set forth. Leaves shall not be placed closer than 10 feet from any storm drain inlet.
[Ord. No. 1326-95 § 2; Ord. No. 2058-06 § 4]
The Leaf Disposal Period shall commence each calendar year on October 1st and close on December 10th. The Township Engineer, upon at least three weeks' notice to the public, may extend the date on which the Leaf Disposal Period commences or closes. Sweeping, raking, blowing or otherwise placing yard waste that is not containerized at the curb and gutter or along the street is only allowed during the seven days prior to a scheduled and announced collection. Placement of leaves at the curb and gutter or along the street at any other time or in any other manner is a violation of this section. If such placement of leaves occurs, the party responsible for placement of the leaves must remove them from the street or said party shall be deemed in violation of this section.
[Ord. No. 1326-95 § 3]
a. 
Enforcement of subsection 17-7.8 shall be the responsibility of the Township Engineer, Department of Public Works, Police Department and the Department of Planning and Development.
b. 
Anyone observed violating subsection 17-7.8 shall receive a written warning to cease and desist from such conduct.
c. 
If, after receiving a written warning to cease and desist, a violation of subsection 17-7.8 continues then the Township shall file a complaint in Municipal Court and conviction shall result in a fine of $50 plus the cost to Township for removing and disposing of the leaves. In addition the Township shall impose a lien against any real property owned by the violator within West Orange as security for the repayment of the costs and expenses, including legal expenses, of removing and disposing of the leaves and imposing the lien.
[Ord. No. 1352-95 § 1; Ord. No. 1948-04 § II]
As used in this section:
TOWNSHIP RECYCLING CENTER
Shall mean Township owned property at 590 Mt. Pleasant Avenue; Block 170, Lots 13, 15.03 and 17.
VEGETATIVE WASTE
Shall mean branches less than four inches in diameter, brush, hedges, hedge clippings, leaves, plants, shrubs, and tree wood four inches or greater in diameter.
[Ord. No. 1352-95 § 2; Ord. No. 1948-04 § II]
No person engaged in business, or commercial enterprise involving the disposition of vegetative waste, shall deliver, transport or dispose of vegetative waste at the Township Recycling Center without having first obtained a permit for that purpose, issued by the Department of Public Works. The fee for such permit shall be $25.
[Ord. No. 1352-95 § 3; Ord. No. 1948-04 § II]
An annual fleet license for the motor vehicles to be used by a business or commercial enterprise for disposal of vegetative waste at the Township Recycling Center shall be issued by the Department of Public Works on the payment of a fee of $100. Only motor vehicles with a single rear axle can be licensed. No more than three motor vehicles per business or commercial enterprise can be licensed. A trailer being towed by a licensed motor vehicle need not be separately licensed. Such licenses shall be issued for the calendar year beginning on January 1 and expiring on December 31. For the 2004 calendar year, the licenses issued shall be from April 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004.
[Ord. No. 1352-95 § 4; Ord. No. 1948-04 § II]
No permit or license shall be issued unless the applicant annually signs and files with the Department of Public Works, an application setting forth the name, address and principal business of the applicant; the registration license number, color, size, type and make of any motor vehicles proposed to be licensed; a list of West Orange property owners and addresses from which the vegetative waste originates; and the kinds of vegetative waste to be disposed of by the applicant. No partial year licenses shall be issued.
[Ord. No. 1352-95 § 5; Ord. No. 1948-04 § II]
The annual license shall be permanently affixed to the motor vehicle for which such annual license has been issued.
The license shall show the number of same, the name of licensee, the registration license number of the truck and the period for which the permit or license is issued. Licenses are not transferable.
[Ord. No. 1352-95 § 6; Ord. No. 1948-04 § II]
The licensee or permittee shall comply with the rules and regulations established by the Director of Public Works for the operation of the Township Recycling Center. The Township and the Director of Public Works may close the Center to commercial disposal of all or specific vegetative waste materials if disposal capacity is not available at the Center or the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Rules and Regulations prohibit the acceptance of certain materials.
[Ord. No. 1352-95 § 7; Ord. No. 1948-04 § II]
a. 
Enforcement of this section shall be the responsibility of the Department of Public Works, Police Department, Health Department, and the Recycling Coordinator.
b. 
Any licensed business or commercial enterprise violating the rules and regulations for the operation of the Township Recycling Center shall receive a written warning to cease and desist from such conduct. Any two written warnings to a licensed business or commercial enterprise during the licensing period will result in revocation of the license by the Director of the Department of Public Works.
c. 
Disposal of vegetative waste at the Township Recycling Center by a business or commercial enterprise without a license or permit will result in the filing of a complaint in Municipal Court and conviction shall result in a fine of not less than $250 nor more than $1,000 for each violation.
[Ord. No. 1115-92 § 1]
As used in this section:
PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL AREA
Shall mean any condominium complex, townhouse complex, cooperative housing complex, apartment complex and any single-family detached residence fronting on a nondedicated private street, roadway or right-of-way.
[Ord. No. 1115-92 § 2]
a. 
Any owner of a one family residential dwelling located within a private residential area in the Township who individually or through an association contracts with a private scavenger for garbage and refuse collection service for the dwelling, because of the unavailability of the service by the Township, may request individually or through the association that the Township reimburse each owner or association in accordance with the procedure set forth herein.
b. 
Notwithstanding that garbage and refuse collection is available to a private residential area, the residents thereof, through an association, may obtain reimbursement in accordance with the procedure set forth herein.
[Ord. No. 1115-92 § 3]
a. 
The request for reimbursement shall be in writing, on the form provided for this purpose available in the Township Clerk's office, and shall be accompanied by copies of invoices or proof of payment for these services.
b. 
Upon receipt of the request, copies shall be forwarded by the Township Clerk's office to the Business Administrator, Chief Financial Officer, Township Engineer, Director of Health and Welfare, and the Township Attorney for a review and a determination as to whether there are any objections to granting this request from an administrative standpoint. Additionally, the report from the Chief Financial Officer and Township Health Director shall provide an estimate of the cost that the Township would incur if they were to provide services pursuant to the Township solid waste contract.
c. 
The reports referred to in subsection b shall be issued within 30 days of receipt by the Township Clerk of the form referred to in subsection a.
d. 
After receipt of the various reports referred to in subsection b, the Township Council, by resolution, shall grant or deny the request or requests setting forth the reasons for its decision.
e. 
If the request for reimbursement is granted, the resolution shall authorize reimbursement of garbage and refuse collection costs in an amount equal to the lesser of the actual cost to the applicant or the cost to the Township if the Township were to provide the services.
[Ord. No. 1115-92 § 4]
a. 
The Township Council shall provide for funding for this program in the annual budget in accordance with the above provisions.
b. 
Payments shall be made directly to the applicant.
c. 
The requests herein referred to shall be made on a quarterly basis on or before April 30, July 31, October 31 and January 31, unless a time extension is granted by the Business Administrator.
d. 
Each applicant, as a condition for reimbursement, shall be required to comply with all of the Township ordinances regarding recycling.
[1972 Code § 11-7]
All trash and garbage collected within or without the Township and disposed of within the Township shall be disposed of by the sanitary landfill or incinerator method, in accordance with the standards of design, operation and maintenance of sanitary landfills and incinerators contained in the State Sanitary Code.
[Ord. No. 2059-06 § 2]
For the purpose of this section, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meanings stated herein. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words used in the plural number include the singular number, and words used in the singular number include the plural number. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory.
CONTAINERIZED
Shall mean the placement of yard waste in a trash can, bucket, bag or other vessel, such as to prevent the yard waste from spilling or blowing out into the street and coming into contact with stormwater.
PERSON
Shall mean any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, or political subdivision of this State subject to municipal jurisdiction.
STREET
Shall mean any street, avenue, boulevard, road, parkway, viaduct, drive or other way which is an existing State, County or municipal roadway, and includes the land between the street lines, whether improved or unimproved, and may comprise pavement, shoulders, gutters, curbs, sidewalks, parking areas and other areas within the street lines.
YARD WASTE
Shall mean leaves and grass clippings.
[Ord. No. 2059-06 § 3]
The owner or occupant of any property, or any employee or contractor of such owner or occupant engaged to provide lawn care or landscaping services, shall not sweep, rake, blow or otherwise place yard waste, unless the yard waste is containerized, in the street. If yard waste that is not containerized is placed in the street, the party responsible for placement of yard waste must remove the yard waste from the street or said party shall be deemed in violation of this section.
[Ord. No. 2059-06 § 4]
Leaves placed at curbside or in the gutter by the owner or occupant of any property, or any employee or contractor of such owner or occupant engaged to provide lawn care or landscaping services in accordance with subsection 17-7.8, Disposal of Leaves at Curbside or in the Gutter and subsection 17-7.9, Leaf Disposal Period.
[Ord. No. 2059-06 § 5]
The provisions of this section shall be enforced by the Director of Public Works or his/her authorized designee, the Police Director or his/her authorized designee and/or the Director of the Department of Planning and Development or his/her authorized designee.
[Ord. No. 2059-06 § 6]
Penalties shall be determined in accordance with West Orange Revised General Ordinances, Chapter 1, Section 1-5.