Township of Ocean, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Ocean 1-14-1954 (§§ BH:5-1 to BH:5-4 of the 1972 Ocean Codified Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Stormwater control — See Ch. 322.
Stormwater system — See Ch. 330.
Water and sewer — See Ch. 400.

§ 456-1 Cesspools; septic tanks.

No person shall place driven well less than 50 feet from a cesspool or septic tank or from a place where garbage, human excrement and decayed animal and vegetable matter are deposited.
No overflow from a cesspool or septic tank shall be allowed to drain into any ditch, creek, stream, harbor or lagoon, or into the waters of Barnegat Bay.
No cesspool or septic tank shall be placed less than 50 feet from the waters of Barnegat Bay or from any ditch, stream creek harbor or lagoon within the Township.

§ 456-2 Garbage disposal.

No person shall throw, empty or deposit any garbage cans or containers of any kind containing garbage, human excrement or any decaying animal, vegetable or other spoiled matter into any ditch, stream, creek, harbor or lagoon, or into the waters of Barnegat Bay.

§ 456-3 Boat toilets.

All toilets on boats shall be locked before entering the harbors of any creek, stream, watercourse or lagoon within the Township and no person shall allow such boat toilet to be unlocked in the waters as aforesaid within the Township.

§ 456-4 Violations and penalties.

The violation of any of the provisions of this chapter are deemed and declared a detriment to the public health, nuisance and unlawful.