[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Mansfield 2-8-1995 by Ord. No. 01-95. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Township Committee of the Township of Mansfield finds that the transportation, possession and storage of radioactive materials within the Township of Mansfield will negatively impact the residents of the Township of Mansfield, their health and well-being; impact the economic viability of the Township negatively by discouraging residential and commercial development within the municipality; negatively impact the value of properties within the Township of Mansfield; negatively impact the environment, wildlife and water resources within the Township of Mansfield.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
- Includes any low-level radioactive waste as defined in N.J.S.A. 13:1E-177 et seq., or any classification of radioactive materials in concentrations greater than low-level radioactive waste.
The development, production, storage, deployment, usage, land filling, fabrication, destruction and transportation of radioactive materials within the Township of Mansfield is hereby prohibited, with the following exceptions:
Consumer products in general use, such as smoke detectors, timepieces, microwave ovens, television sets, radar detectors and such similar commonly available items of consumer use are not regulated by this chapter.
Transportation of radioactive materials as regulated by N.J.S.A. 26:2D-1 et. seq., are not regulated by this chapter, provided such transportation has been approved in accordance with law.
Naturally occurring radon gas in its natural state.