Township of East Brunswick, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of East Brunswick 6-14-65 as Ord. No. 65-20 and as Sec. 4-6.1 of the Revised General Ordinances; amended in its entirety 12-9-68 by Ord. No. 68-121. Section 88-1 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
[Added 7-25-05 by Ord. No. 05-18]
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For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meaning given hereafter. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely discretionary.
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As used herein, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
DOMESTIC SEWAGE
Waste and wastewater from humans or household operations.
ILLICIT CONNECTION
Any physical or non-physical connection that discharges domestic sewage, non-contact cooling water, process wastewater, or other industrial waste (other than stormwater) to the municipal separate storm water system operated by East Brunswick Township, unless that discharge is authorized under a NJPDES permit other than the Tier A Municipal Stormwater General Permit. Non-physical connections may include, but are not limited to, leaks, flows or overflows into the municipal separate storm sewer system.
INDUSTRIAL WASTE
Non-domestic waste, including, but not limited to, those pollutants regulated under Section 307(a), (b), or (c) of the Federal Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1317(a), (b), (c).
MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM SEWER SYSTEM (MS4)
a conveyance or system of conveyances (including roads with drainage systems, municipal streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, man-made channels, or storm drains, that is owned and used for collecting and conveying stormwater.
NJPDES PERMIT
a permit issued by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to implement the New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) rules at N.J.A.C. 7:14A.
NON-CONTACT COOLING WATER
Water used to reduce temperature for the purpose of cooling. Such waters do not come into direct contact with any raw material, intermediate product (other than heat) or finished product. Non-contact cooling water may however contain algaecides, or biocides to control fouling of equipment such as heat exchangers, and/or corrosion inhibitors.
PERSON
Any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, or political subdivision of this State subject to municipal jurisdiction.
PROCESS WASTEWATER
Any water which, during manufacturing or processing, comes into direct contact with or results from the production or use of any raw material, intermediate product, finished product, by-product, or waste product. Process wastewater includes, but is not limited to, leachate and cooling water other than non-contact cooling water.
STORMWATER
Water resulting from precipitation (including rain and snow) that runs off the land's surface, is transmitted to the subsurface, is captured by separate storm sewers or other sewerage or drainage facilities, or is conveyed by snow removal equipment.
[Added 7-25-05 by Ord. No. 05-18]
No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged through an illicit connection to the municipal separate storm sewer system operated by the Township of East Brunswick any domestic sewage, non-contact cooling water, process wastewater, or other industrial waste (other than stormwater).
[Amended 7-25-05 by Ord. No. 05-18]
Editors Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
No person shall throw, spill, dump, cast, track or deposit or cause to be thrown, spilled, dumped, cast, tracked or deposited any mud, dirt or other foreign matter, materials or liquid on or along any public street or highway in the Township of East Brunswick. No person shall throw, spill, dump, cast or deposit or cause or permit to be thrown, spilled, dumped, cast or deposited any brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growth, filth, garbage, trash, junk, debris or other waste materials on any lands or on or along any public street or highway in the Township of East Brunswick except in a duly licensed disposal area or junkyard. No person shall allow any mud, dirt, brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growth, filth, garbage, trash, junk, debris, liquid or other waste materials to remain on their premises, even if a person or persons other than the owner of the premises was responsible for placing such items there.
[Added 7-25-05 by Ord. No. 05-18]
This chapter shall be enforced in Municipal Court upon a complaint signed by the Code Enforcement Officer, the Board of Health, the Department of Parks and Public Works or the Public Safety Department of the Township of East Brunswick. Further, if a complaint has been signed and issued, and the Township prevails against the violator, the responsibility for compliance shall lie with the violator. If the violator does not correct the violation the Township shall take action to protect the general health of the public and the cost of such actions shall be processed as a lien against the property and in accordance with law.