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Township of Cranbury, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Cranbury 6-23-1958; amended in its entirety 4-24-1972. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
All trash and garbage collected within or without the Township of Cranbury shall be disposed of by the sanitary landfill or incinerator method in accordance with the standards for the design, operation and maintenance of sanitary landfills and incinerators contained in the State Sanitary Code.
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, association of persons or corporation to deposit, throw, spill or dispose of dirt, ashes, papers or other materials upon any street or highway or portion thereof or cause or permit the same to be done.
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, association of persons or corporation to dispose of or cause to be disposed of at any place within the geographical limits of the Township of Cranbury, except at such sanitary landfill disposal area as may be hereinafter designated, any garbage, trash, waste or refuse of any nature whatsoever.
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There is hereby designated as the sanitary landfill disposal area for the Township of Cranbury, which shall be the only place or places within said Township designated and authorized for disposal of any garbage, trash, waste or refuse of any nature whatsoever, the following described property: All those certain lots or plots of land located in the Township of Cranbury, in the County of Middlesex and State of New Jersey, being known as Lots 4 and 13 in Block 6 on the Tax Map of the Township of Cranbury.
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Disposal shall be permitted at said sanitary landfill disposal area at such dates and hours and subject to such regulations as may from time to time be publicly posted on said property and under the supervision of such person or persons who may be designated by the proper Township officials to control the method and manner of disposal.
The boundaries of the said sanitary landfill disposal area shall be posted, designating the area which comprises said sanitary landfill disposal area.
Except as hereinafter set forth, the disposal of any carcasses of any dead animals or dead fowl or parts thereof; any tree stumps or other portion of trees; sewage of any kind or description; debris from building construction or demolition; furniture; junk cars or parts or portions of cars, including tires; refrigerators, washing machines or other large appliances or bulky items; farm produce residue; or any chemical residue or industrial production waste shall be absolutely prohibited in said sanitary landfill disposal area. The Township may, on certain publicly advertised cleanup dates, permit the disposal of such bulky items as refrigerators, washing machines, furniture and other large appliances in specifically designated areas of said sanitary landfill in accordance with regulations to be promulgated governing the same.
The privilege of disposal on the aforesaid sanitary landfill disposal area of Cranbury Township shall be limited to residents of the Township of Cranbury, and no garbage, trash or refuse of any nature whatsoever emanating from outside the Township of Cranbury shall be permitted to be disposed of therein, nor shall any chemical residue or industrial production waste, whether emanating from within or without the Township of Cranbury, be permitted to be disposed of therein. Anything in this section to the contrary notwithstanding, the same shall not be construed as to prevent the disposal of garbage, trash or ordinary refuse, as distinguished from industrial production waste by any industry operating within the Township of Cranbury. For purposes of this chapter, "industrial production waste" is defined as the materials, by-products or residue remaining after completion of the manufacturing or production process.
[Amended 4-28-1980]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine not exceeding $500 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Judge.