Borough of Palisades Park, NJ
Bergen County
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[Adopted 12-15-1992 by Ord. No. 1161]
A. 
The term "garbage" is intended to include refuse and offal of animal and vegetable matter which has been used as food for man and all refuse material and vegetable matter which is or was intended to be so used, including condemned food. The term "garbage" shall also include all Type 10 municipal solid waste as deemed by the Bergen County Utilities Authority.
B. 
All garbage, when placed at the curb for curbside garbage collection, shall be placed in secured containers with lids. The lid must be securely fastened to the container to prevent overflow and to prevent the garbage enclosed in the container from blowing or becoming loose so as to create an unsightly or messy condition on or around the subject property.
C. 
This provision, regarding containerization of garbage, shall apply to all properties within the Borough of Palisades Park.
A. 
The term "recyclables" shall be as defined in the Mandatory Recycling Ordinance adopted in the Borough of Palisades Park and known as "Ordinance No. 1065."[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Article II of this chapter.
B. 
All recyclables shall be containerized as set forth in the Mandatory Recycling Ordinance adopted in the Borough of Palisades Park and known as "Ordinance No. 1065."[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: See Article II of this chapter.
[Amended 6-22-1993 by Ord. No. 1170]
A. 
Setout times for garbage and recyclables are applicable to all residential properties within the borough except residential properties bearing a street address on Broad Avenue or Columbia Avenue.
B. 
The owner or other person in charge or in control of any premises to which this section is applicable shall place or arrange to be placed on the sidewalk or within three feet of the curb if there is no sidewalk at a time no earlier than 5:30 p.m. of the day prior to the day scheduled for collection, all containers for garbage or recyclables.
[Amended 5-20-2008 by Ord. No. 1509]
C. 
The provisions of this section shall apply to garbage and recyclables.
A. 
Setout times for all commercial properties as well as all residential properties with a street address on Broad Avenue.
[Amended 6-22-1993 by Ord. No. 1170]
(1) 
The owner or other person in charge and in control of any premises to which this Subsection A is applicable shall place or arrange to be placed on the sidewalk or within three feet of the curb if there is no sidewalk, at a time no earlier than 12:01 a.m. of the day scheduled for the collection, all containers for garbage and recyclables.
B. 
Setout times for all commercial properties as well as all residential properties with a street address on Columbia Avenue.
[Added 4-22-1993 by Ord. No. 1167; amended 6-22-1993 by Ord. No. 1170]
(1) 
The owner or other person in charge and in control of any premises to which this Subsection B is applicable shall place or arrange to be placed on the sidewalk or within three feet of the curb if there is no sidewalk, at a time no earlier than 12:01 a.m. of the day scheduled for the collection, all containers for garbage and recyclables.
C. 
The provisions of this section shall apply to garbage and recyclables.
All containers used for the collection of garbage and recyclables must be removed from the sidewalk or area at which they were placed no later than 12:00 midnight of the same day of the collection.
The Director of the Department of Public Works or his duly authorized designee as well as the Health Officer and the Police Department are hereby designated and authorized as the enforcement officers or agencies for this article.
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate or fail to comply with any provision of this article or of any regulation promulgated pursuant thereto shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished for failure to comply by a fine not to exceed $50 for any residential property violation and $200 for any commercial property violation.