Township of Andover, NJ
Sussex County
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If a permit is issued for the placement of soil as provided herein, the owner or person in charge shall so conduct the operations that there shall be no sharp declivities, pits or depressions, and in such manner that the area shall be properly leveled off, cleared of debris, and graded to conform with the contour lines and grades as required and shown on the approved plan.
No soil shall be placed, nor shall any operation be conducted, so as to violate any of the regulations contained in this article after a permit is granted.
Soil fill shall not be deposited or in any way thrown or placed upon adjoining property or public roads. Any soil or material resulting from any such operation accumulating on any adjoining property or public road shall be removed therefrom immediately upon notice to the permitee of such accumulation.
All operations shall be conducted in strict accordance with any state and/or county laws, other ordinances of the Township, and the terms and conditions of any permit granted for such operations.
The operation shall be so conducted as to not constitute a nuisance, and in no event shall said operation create any hazardous or unsafe condition with regard to any person or persons. Natural screening is to be preserved by the applicant.
A. 
Upon completion of any operation delineated on the approved plan, said area shall be properly leveled off, cleared of debris, and graded to conform to the contours and grades as approved by the Zoning Officer and/or Township Engineer. A final map for all major soil fill permits shall be submitted containing and complying with all requirements of this chapter.
B. 
No trash, junk or debris may be stored in any area, and no safety hazards will be permitted, either during or after completion of operations.
The temporary storage of soil fill material shall not exceed a height of 20 feet, and shall have a maximum storage slope of 45°. The temporary storage of soil fill material shall not be considered steep slopes as set forth in the Township Code.
The Zoning Officer and/or the Township Engineer are hereby designated as the officer whose duty it shall be to enforce the provisions of this chapter. He/she shall, from time to time, upon their own initiative, and whenever directed by the Township, inspect the premises for which permits have been granted to ensure compliance with the terms of the permit and this chapter. The Zoning Officer and/or the Township Engineer shall have the right to enter upon any lands for the purpose of examination and inspection of the operation without advance notice.
In the placement of soil or fill operation, the applicant shall cause such streets to be kept free from dirt and debris resulting from such soil or fill operation.