Township of Evesham, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Evesham as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 54.
Clean Community Code — See Ch. 97.
Recycling — See Ch. 118.
[Adopted 5-17-1983 by Ord. No. 21-5-1983]
In addition to the collection of trash on public streets accepted or dedicated for public use by the municipality, trash shall be collected on streets other than streets accepted by the Township of Evesham in accordance with a uniform schedule of trash collection established by the Township Manager, provided that all the following criteria for the provision of said collection service shall be met:
The owner of the roadway shall request in writing the aforesaid trash collection service.
The owner of the roadway shall execute a written agreement satisfactory to the Township Manager both as to form and content, which agreement shall hold the Township of Evesham harmless regarding any damage done by the Township's collection vehicles to roadways.
A determination is required by the Township Manager that the physical circumstances of the subject street permit:
Proper storage of trash so as to avoid the creation of a public health nuisance.
Ease and efficiency of collection using existing types of Township equipment.
The safe maneuvering of equipment in the collection process.
The recipients of the said service shall comply with all conditions of service established by the Township Manager. Examples of conditions of service shall include but not be limited to:
Physical location of trash containers at time of collection.
Type of trash containers consistent with containers required throughout the community. However, at the discretion of and subject to the prior approval of the Township, dumpster containers may be utilized in certain areas.[1]
[Amended 6-4-1991 by Ord. No. 38-6-91; 2-20-2001 by Ord. No. 5-2-2001]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection D(3), concerning frequency of pickups, which subsection immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 6-4-1991 by Ord. No. 38-6-91.
A determination is required by the Township Manager that there exists a sufficient volume of public vehicular travel upon the subject street to warrant the expenditures created by the trash collection. Said determination shall not affect or require the provision of other types of services on the subject street.
The terms of this article shall supersede whatever contrary provisions exist in any approval granted by the Evesham Township Planning Board or Evesham Township Zoning Board of Adjustment.
[Amended 6-15-1999 by Ord. No. 30-6-99]
Trash placed for collection on both accepted and nonaccepted streets may not be placed for collection more than 24 hours before the scheduled collection time and must be placed in a type of container approved by the Township Manager. All containers must be removed from curbside within 24 hours of the scheduled collection time.
[Added 3-6-2018 by Ord. No. 4-3-2018]
The owner of any new residential construction shall be responsible for paying for the cost that the municipality incurs for providing trash containers to a residential unit prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy for the new home.