Borough of Sea Girt, NJ
Monmouth County
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[Ord. No. 568 § 4]
a. 
Mayor and Council shall, by resolution, establish and promulgate reasonable rules and regulations as to the manner, days and times for the collection and disposal of all solid waste produced within the Borough.
b. 
Mayor and Council shall, by resolution, establish and promulgate reasonable rules and regulations as to the manner, days and times for the collection, sorting, transportation, sales and/or marketing of the recyclable material in order to encourage the preservation of material resources while minimizing the cost of the recycling program to the Borough.
[Ord. No. 700 § I]
Trash and rubbish will be collected on such dates as shall be selected by the Borough Superintendent and notice shall be given to the public one month in advance of collection. Trash and rubbish shall be placed at the curb for collection no later than 6:00 a.m. on the day of collection, but in no event earlier than 6:00 p.m. on the Saturday preceding the designated collection date. Small items shall be placed in containers or plastic bags to prevent scattering. Any discarded appliance shall have the doors removed or rendered incapable of closing tightly. No appliances containing refrigerants will be picked up unless there has been compliance with Section 22-4. No building materials, automotive parts or tree stumps will be collected.
[Ord. No. 723 § 1]
Grass (lawn) clippings will not be collected by the Borough of Sea Girt and shall be disposed of by property owners in compliance with Monmouth County District Solid Waste Management Regulations and this chapter.
[Ord. No. 723 § 2]
Hedge clippings and tree trimmings and similar material shall be cut to a length not to exceed four feet and shall be securely tied by cord in bundles no more than two feet thick.
[Ord. No. 723 § 3; New]
Beginning on October 15 and continuing through November and up to the 15th of December, leaves shall be accumulated in piles and placed for collection between the sidewalk and curb of the property cleared. The piles so placed shall not block the sidewalk nor extend more than four feet into the street. The time, period and method of collection may be altered from time to time at the discretion of the Borough Public Works Superintendent. Leaves shall be kept separate from other vegetative waste and may only be placed for collection in the manner and schedule as is designated by the Borough.
[Ord. No. 723 § 4]
All other garden refuse is to be deposited in open containers (garbage cans or similar containers) no larger than a thirty-two-gallon capacity.
[Ord. No. 723 § 5; New]
Each day such violation or neglect is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and be punishable as such. Warning notices shall be issued by collection personnel for instances of noncompliance with this section. Summons for violations shall be issued by the Police Department, Recycling Coordinator or Recycling Enforcement Officer after the issuance of one warning notice.
[Ord. No. 691 Preamble]
The Federal Clean Air Act requires removal of CFC/HCFC refrigerant fluids from any appliance or machine prior to its disposal or delivery for recycling. The Borough will be obliged to pay fees for the removal of such fluids before the equipment can be disposed of or delivered for recycling.
[Ord. No. 691 § 1; New]
a. 
No air conditioner, refrigerator or other appliance or machine containing refrigerant fluids (CFC/HCFC. Freon, etc.) will be collected by the Borough of Sea Girt except as hereinafter provided.
b. 
Prior to any announced trash day, persons desiring collection of any appliance or machine described above shall make application to the Borough Clerk, identifying the object to be collected and shall pay, at that time, a fee of $25.
c. 
On payment of this fee, a sticker or label will be issued to the applicant to be placed on the machine or appliance, failing which the appliance or machine will not be collected.
[Ord. No. 618 § 1]
No person, firm or corporation shall deposit recyclable materials such as newspapers, corrugated cardboard, glass and metal containers at the Borough Public Works Yard except in the containers or receptacles designated for such purpose and then only in the manner prescribed by posted instructions.
[Ord. No. 618 § 1]
Nonrecyclable materials other than garbage may be deposited in the receptacle or dumpster designated by a sign for the receipt of such materials and in no other place.
[Ord. No. 618 § 2; New]
No deposit of any materials shall be made at the Borough Public Works Yard except between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
[Ord. No. 618 § 3]
Any person, firm or corporation who violates any provision of this section shall be punishable upon conviction thereof by a fine not to exceed $500, or up to 30 days in jail, or both. As an alternative penalty, a convicted person may be ordered to perform community service in the Recycling Program for a period not to exceed 30 days.
[Ord. No. 568 § 1; Ord. No. 581 § 1; Ord. No. 719 § I; Ord. No. 23-2009 § 1; N.J.S.A. 13:1E-9.36]
a. 
All residents, businesses and institutions are required to separate and place the following materials in the appropriate containers at curbside or other designated areas in the manner and schedule as published: aluminum cans, tin and bi-metal cans, glass bottles and jars, pourable plastic containers (#1 and #2), newspapers, corrugated cardboard and clean mixed paper. Any multi-family complexes, businesses or institutions not served by municipal forces or through a municipal contractor, shall arrange for proper separation, collection and disposition of these materials separate from any solid waste generated for disposal.
b. 
The following bulky recyclables shall not be placed with trash for waste collection: Concrete, Asphalt, Brick, Block, Tree Parts (Stumps and Limbs over three inches in diameter), Metal Appliances or other Bulk Metal Items larger than one cubic foot and/or five pounds. As of January 1, 2011, Computers, Computer Monitors and Related Electronics Hardware, as well as Analog or Digital Televisions, are prohibited from being placed with other solid waste for disposal.
c. 
Leaves shall be kept separate from other vegetative waste, and may only be placed for collection in the manner and schedule as shall be designated by the municipality. Grass clippings may not be placed with other materials for solid waste collection.
d. 
No liquids of any type may be placed with recyclables or solid waste for disposal. No chemicals, paints, pesticides, herbicides, reactive polishes or cleansers, cleaning or automotive products may be placed with recyclables or solid waste for disposal ("hazardous waste exclusion").
e. 
All apartment and other family complexes, schools, businesses and institutions shall provide separate and clearly marked containers for use of residents, students, employees, customers or other visitors, for trash and various categories of recyclables as indicated in section (a).
f. 
All apartment and other multi-family complexes, schools, businesses and institutions not served by the municipal forces or through a municipal contractor shall provide an annual report describing arrangements for solid waste and recycling services, including company name and contact information for such contracted services.
g. 
Used Motor Oil. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 13:1E-9.36, every owner or operator of a used oil collection center shall post and maintain a durable and legible sign, not less than 11 inches by 15 inches in size, in a prominent location, informing the public that it is a collection site for the disposal of used oil. For the purposes of this section, "used oil collection center" means any reinspection station permitted by law, or retail service station which has a used oil collection tank on the premises, or any site which accepts used oil for recycling.
h. 
Tin and Bimetal Cans. It shall be mandatory for all persons who are owners, lessees and occupants of residential, business and industrial property to separate tin and bimetal cans from all other solid waste produced by such premises for collection and ultimate recycling of such materials.
i. 
Construction Demolition and Land Clearing Debris. No owners, lessees or occupants of any premises, residential or commercial, shall be permitted to place any construction, demolition or land clearing debris, which include asphalt, concrete, wood waste (specifically stumps, large tree parts, pallets, larger pieces of lumber), with other solid waste or landfill disposal.
j. 
White Goods and Batteries. White goods and wet and dry cell batteries may not be disposed of with mixed household or commercial solid waste.
[Ord. No. 568 § 1; Ord. No. 929 § 1]
As used in this section:
ALUMINUM
Shall mean all disposable aluminum containers used for soda, beer or other beverages.
CORRUGATED CARDBOARD
Shall mean cardboard of the type used to make cardboard boxes, cartons, pasteboard and similar corrugated and draft paper material.
GLASS
Shall mean all products made from silica or sand, soda ash and limestone; the product being transparent or translucent and being used for packaging or bottling of various matters excluding, however, blue or flat glass commonly known as window glass.
HIGH GRADE PAPER
Shall mean white and/or off-white stationery, photocopy and computer papers.
NEWSPAPERS
Shall mean paper of the type commonly referred to as newsprint and distributed at stated intervals, usually daily or weekly, having printed thereon news and opinions and containing advertisements and matters of public interest. Expressly excluded, however, are all magazines or other periodicals as well as all other paper products of any nature whatsoever.
REGULAR SOLID WASTE COLLECTION SERVICE
Shall mean the scheduled pickup and removal of solid waste from residential, commercial or institutional premises located within the boundaries of the Borough.
SOLID WASTE
Shall mean all garbage and rubbish normally produced by the occupants of commercial, industrial and residential property and disposed of by private and public collections.
SOLID WASTE GENERATOR
Shall mean the owner or occupant of any commercial or industrial building located within the Borough boundaries who generates solid waste at those premises.
[Ord. No. 568 § 5]
a. 
The Mayor and Council may use municipal personnel to collect recyclable materials set forth herein from collection points to be designated by resolution of Mayor and Council, and shall sell the recyclable materials, if a market exists therefor, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq.
b. 
The Mayor and Council may elect to enter into agreements with qualified persons or corporations authorizing them to collect the recyclable materials from collection points designated by resolution of Mayor and Council and to sell the recyclable materials.
[Ord. No. 568 § 6; Ord. No. 23-2009 § 3]
All designated recyclables become the property of the Borough and/or the contracted collector once collected by the Borough or its contractor. Collection of recyclables, other than pick up during bulk materials pick up day, by an unauthorized person shall be subject to penalties as stated in this chapter.
[Ord. No. 568 § 7; Ord. No. 719 § II; Ord. No. 929 § 2]
a. 
Residents, business and institutions within the municipality may only use those recycling haulers and/or facilities registered with the County.
b. 
Businesses, institutions and multi-family housing complexes not served by municipal recycling collection or contract shall provide the name, address and contact person for their solid waste and recycling collection to the Municipal Recycling Coordinator.
c. 
Businesses or institutions hauling their own recyclables shall provide the Borough with quarterly reports on the quantity and destination of the recyclables.
d. 
The Borough shall not issue any construction or demolition permits for which the applicant has not identified their disposal and recycling arrangements. The applicant shall provide receipts or other records noting the quantity and disposition of all materials.
e. 
Any solid waste generator who chooses to use a collection service to pick up and collect such waste shall notify the Borough Clerk of the name and address of such collection service and shall maintain and furnish to the Borough Clerk a written log, bill or document evidencing collection of solid waste and/or recyclables within the Borough at least once in every 12 months.
[Ord. No. 929 § 3]
Collection of solid waste or recyclable materials shall be made only during the hours commencing at 7:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
[Ord. No. 929 § 4]
The Governing Body shall notify all responsible solid waste generators of the requirements of this section. The notice may be given as provided by N.J.S.A. 40:66-5.1c.
[Ord. No. 907 § 1]
a. 
The Borough recycling center will be open for the receipt of bulk items and brush on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and otherwise on Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
b. 
Deposit of bulk waste and brush at the recycling center may be made only by residents of the Borough of Sea Girt.
[Ord. No. 907 §§ 2-4; New]
a. 
Residents may deposit up to 1/2 of a cubic yard of bulk waste or shrubs in the bulk waste containers without charge.
b. 
Users of the bulk waste containers depositing material in excess of 1/2 of a cubic yard will be charged a fee of $20 per cubic yard which fee must be paid by check payable to the Borough of Sea Girt.
c. 
Determination of the quantity of the material being deposited and fee to be charged will be made by the recycling center attendant. The recycling attendant will issue a prenumbered receipt for such payment and deliver the check and a copy of the receipt to the Borough administrative office.
[Ord. No. 23-2009 § 2]
The Municipal Recycling Coordinator, the Health Officer, Police Department, the Public Works Superintendent, the Public Works Foreman and the Code Enforcement Officer are hereby individually and severally empowered to inspect solid waste and recycling arrangements and compliance at local residences, businesses, schools and institutions, and to enforce the provisions of this chapter by issuance of summonses and complaints. A typical inspection may consist of sorting through containers and opening bagged solid wastes to detect the presence of any recyclable materials.
[Ord. No. 568 § 8; Ord. No. 23-2009 § 4]
a. 
Violation or noncompliance with any provision of this chapter, shall be punishable, upon conviction, by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $350 for a first offense, and a minimum of $200, but not more than $1,250 for each subsequent offense.
b. 
Notwithstanding the penalty structure contained in paragraph a above, if a second offense occurs more than two years after the first offense the fines shall be imposed in the amounts provided for a first offender.