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Borough of Matawan, NJ
Monmouth County
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[Ord. No. 05-26 § 5-3.13-1]
This section prohibits the spilling, dumping, or disposal of materials other than stormwater to the municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) operated by the Borough of Matawan, so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for the failure to comply.
[Ord. No. 05-26 § 5-3.13-2]
As used in this section:
MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM SEWER SYSTEM (MS4)
Shall mean a conveyance or system of conveyances (including roads with drainage systems, municipal streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, manmade channels, or storm drains) that is owned or operated by the Borough of Matawan or other public body, and is designed and used for collecting and conveying stormwater.
PERSON
Shall mean any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, or political subdivision of this State subject to municipal jurisdiction.
STORMWATER
Shall mean 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.
[Ord. No. 05-26 § 5-3.13-3]
The spilling, dumping, or disposal of materials other than stormwater to the municipal separate storm sewer system operated by the Borough of Matawan is prohibited. The spilling, dumping, or disposal of materials other than stormwater in such a manner as to cause the discharge of pollutants to the municipal separate storm sewer system is also prohibited.
[Ord. No. 05-26 § 5-3.13-4]
a. 
Water line flushing and discharges from potable water sources.
b. 
Uncontaminated ground water (e.g., infiltration, crawl space or basement sump pumps, foundation or footing drains, rising ground waters).
c. 
Air conditioning condensate (excluding contact and non-contact cooling water).
d. 
Irrigation water (including landscape and lawn watering runoff).
e. 
Flows from springs, riparian habitats and wetlands, water reservoir discharges and diverted stream flows.
f. 
Residential car washing water, and residential swimming pool discharges.
g. 
Sidewalk, driveway and street wash water.
h. 
Flows from fire fighting activities including the washing of fire fighting vehicles.
i. 
Vehicle and equipment washwater from municipal operations pursuant to Part I, Section F.8.e of the Borough's Tier A Municipal Stormwater General Permit.
j. 
Flows from rinsing of the following equipment with clean water:
1. 
Beach maintenance equipment immediately following their use for their intended purposes; and
2. 
Equipment used in the application of salt and de-icing materials immediately following salt and de-icing material applications. Prior to rinsing with clean water, all residual salt and de-icing materials must be removed from equipment and vehicles to the maximum extent practicable using dry cleaning methods (e.g., shoveling and sweeping). Recovered materials are to be returned to storage for reuse or properly discarded.
3. 
Rinsing of equipment, as noted in the above situation is limited to exterior, undercarriage, and exposed parts and does not apply to engines or other enclosed machinery.
[Ord. No. 05-26 § 5-3.13-5]
This section shall be enforced by the Property Maintenance Officer of the Borough of Matawan.
[Ord. No. 05-26 § 5-3.13-6]
Any person(s) who continues to be in violation of the provisions of this Section after being duly notified, shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $1,000.
[Ord. No. 05-27 § 5.5-1]
This section prohibits illicit connections to the municipal separate storm sewer system(s) operated by the Borough of Matawan, so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for the failure to comply.
[Ord. No. 05-27 § 5.5-2]
The definitions below are the same as or based on corresponding definitions in the New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) rules as N.J.A.C. 7:14A-1.2.A. As used in this section:
DOMESTIC SEWAGE
Shall mean waste and wastewater from humans or household operations.
ILLICIT CONNECTION
Shall mean any physical or nonphysical connection that discharges domestic sewage, non-contact cooling water, process wastewater, or other industrial waste (other than stormwater) to the municipal separate storm sewer system operated by the Borough of Matawan, unless that discharge is authorized under a NJPDES permit other than the Tier A Municipal Stormwater General Permit (NJPDES Permit Number NJ0141852). Nonphysical connections may include, but are not limited to, leaks, flows, or overflows into the municipal separate storm sewer system.
INDUSTRIAL WASTE
Shall mean any 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), or (c)).
MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM SEWER SYSTEM (MS4)
Shall mean a conveyance or system of conveyances (including roads with drainage systems, municipal streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, manmade channels, or storm drains) that is owned or operated by the Borough of Matawan or other public body, and is designed and used for collecting and conveying stormwater.
NJPDES PERMIT
Shall mean 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
Shall mean 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
Shall mean any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, or political subdivision of this State subject to municipal jurisdiction.
PROCESS WASTEWATER
Shall mean 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, byproduct, or waste product. Process wastewater includes, but is not limited to, leachate and cooling water other than non-contact cooling water.
STORMWATER
Shall mean 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.
[Ord. No. 05-27 § 5.5-3]
No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged through an illicit connection to the municipal separate storm sewer system operated by the Borough of Matawan, any domestic sewage, non-contact cooling water, process wastewater, or other industrial waste (other than stormwater).
[Ord. No. 05-27 § 5.5-4]
This section shall be enforced by the Construction Official of the Borough of Matawan.
[Ord. No. 05-27 § 5.5-5; New]
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be subject to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, Section 1-5.
[Ord. No. 10-15]
The purpose of this section is to require the retrofitting of existing storm drain inlets which are in direct contact with repaving, repairing, reconstruction, or resurfacing or alterations of facilities on private properties, to prevent the discharge of solids and floatables (such as plastic bottles, cans, food wrappers and other litter) to the municipal separate storm sewer system(s) operated by the Borough of Matawan so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for the failure to comply.
[Ord. No. 10-15]
For the purpose of this section, the following terms, phrases, words, and their derivations shall have the meanings stated herein tailless their use in the text of this section clearly demonstrates a different meaning. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words used in the plural number include the singular number, and words used in the singular number include the plural number. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory.
MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM SEWER SYSTEM (MS4)
Shall mean a conveyance or system of conveyances (including roads with drainage systems, municipal streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, manmade channels, or storm drains) that is owned or operated by the Borough of Matawan or other public body, and is designed and used for collecting and conveying stormwater. In municipalities with combined sewer systems, add the following: "MS4s do not include combined sewer systems, which are sewer systems that are designed to carry sanitary sewerage at all times and to collect and transport stormwater from streets and other sources."
PERSON
Shall mean any individual, corporation, company, partnership, association, or political subdivision of this State subject to municipal jurisdiction.
STORM DRAIN INLET
Shall mean an opening in a storm drain used to collect stormwater runoff and includes, but is not limited to, a grate inlet, curb-opening inlet, slotted inlet, and combination inlet.
WATERS OF THE STATE
Shall mean the ocean and its estuaries, all springs, streams and bodies of surface or groundwater, whether natural or artificial, within the boundaries of the State of New Jersey or subject to its jurisdiction.
[Ord. No. 10-15]
No person in control of private property (except a residential lot with one single-family house) shall authorize the repaving, repairing (excluding the repair of individual potholes), resurfacing (including top coating or chip sealing with asphalt emulsion or a thin base of hot bitumen), reconstructing or altering any surface that is in direct contact with an existing storm drain inlet on that property unless the storm drain inlet either:
a. 
Already meets the design standard below to control passage of solid and floatable materials; or
b. 
Is retrofitted or replaced to meet the standard in subsection 27-3.4 below prior to the completion of the project.
[Ord. No. 10-15]
Storm drain inlets identified in subsection 27-3.3 above shall comply with the following standard to control passage of solid and floatable materials through storm drain inlets. For purposes of this paragraph, "solid and floatable materials" means sediment, debris, trash, and other floating, suspended, or settleable solids. For exemptions to this standard see subsection 27-3.4c below.
a. 
Design engineers shall use either of the following grates whenever they use a grate in pavement or another ground surface to collect stormwater from that surface into a storm drain or surface water body under that grate:
1. 
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) bicycle safe grate, which is described in Chapter 2.4 of the NJDOT Bicycle Compatible Roadways and Bikeways Planning and Design Guidelines (April 1996); or
2. 
A different grate, if each individual clear space in that grate has an area of no more than seven (7.0) square inches, or is no greater than 0.5 inch across the smallest dimension.
Examples of grates subject to this standard include grates in grate inlets, the grate portion (non-curb-opening portion) of combination inlets, grates on storm sewer manholes, ditch grates, trench grates, and grates of spacer bars in slotted drains. Examples of ground surfaces include surfaces of roads (including bridges), driveways, parking areas, bikeways, plazas, sidewalks, lawns, fields, open channels, and stormwater basin floors.
b. 
Whenever design engineers use a curb-opening inlet, the clear space in that curb opening (or each individual clear space, if the curb opening has two or more clear spaces) shall have an area of no more than seven (7.0) square inches, or be no greater than two (2.0) inches across the smallest dimension.
c. 
This standard does not apply:
(1) 
Where the Municipal Engineer agrees that this standard would cause inadequate hydraulic performance that could not practicably be overcome by using additional or larger storm drain inlets that meet these standards;
(2) 
Where flows are conveyed through any device (e.g., end of pipe netting facility, manufactured treatment device, or a catch basin hood) that is designed, at 'a minimum to prevent delivery of all solid and floatable materials that could not pass through one of the following:
(a) 
A rectangular space four and five-eighths (4 5/8) inches long and one and one-half inches (1 1/2) wide (this option does not apply for outfall netting facilities); or
(b) 
A bar screen having a bar spacing of 0.5 inch.
(3) 
Where flows are conveyed through a trash rack that has parallel bars with one-inch (1) spacing between the bars; or
(4) 
Where the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection determines, pursuant to the New Jersey Register of Historic Places Rules at N.C.A.C. 7:4-7.2(c), that action to meet this standard is an undertaking that constitutes an encroachment or will damage or destroy the New Jersey Register listed historic property.
[Ord. No 10-15]
This section shall be enforced by the Construction Code Official, the Health Officer and the Police Department of the Borough of Matawan.
[Ord. No. 10-15]
Any person(s) who is found to be in violation of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $1,250 for each storm drain inlet that is not retrofitted to meet the design standard.
[Ord. No 10-15]
Dumpsters and refuse containers that are outdoors or exposed to stormwater must be covered at all times and the spilling, dumping, leaking, or otherwise discharge of liquids, semi-liquids or solids from the containers to the municipal storm sewer system is prohibited as outlined in Section 20.3.