Township of Byram, NJ
Sussex County
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[Amended 6-20-1984; 10-15-2007 by Ord. No. 24-2007]
A. 
No person shall obstruct or damage any street or public road in the Township by depositing, placing, dumping, throwing or spilling stones, earth, debris, snow, leaves, brush or other materials or things thereon, including walls or other structures, nor shall any person place any of the above upon a street or public road in the Township so as to create a hazard to the traveling public.
B. 
This restriction does not apply to mailboxes or other mail receptacles as approved by the U.S. Postal Service.
C. 
Enforcement of this article shall be through the Township Manager, Superintendent of Public Works, Zoning Officer or the Police Department.
The discharge of waters or other liquids or semiliquids upon any street or public road in the Township, in any manner whatsoever, shall be unlawful, but this shall not apply to waters that may flow or pass upon a street or public road by virtue of natural drainage or because of the slope or topography of the land.
No structure, equipment or materials of any kind may be placed or stored upon any street in the Township at any time or for any purpose unless expressly permitted by law or ordinance and placed in such a manner as not to impede or divert the natural flow of drainage waters upon or along such street or public road and the gutters or drainage thereof.
The obstruction of any gutter or drainage ditch or any portion thereof serving the street or public road by filling or otherwise depositing stones, earth, dirt, debris or other materials or things therein or by any other means shall be unlawful, but this shall not apply to such materials as may be carried or deposited therein by the natural drainage of surface waters or by other natural causes.