[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Middle 10-7-2002 by Ord. No. 1116-2002. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Source separate, nonrotting, waste concrete, asphalt, brick and block.
No person, firm or corporation shall engage in the crushing of material on-site within the confines of the Township of Middle without first filing the appropriate application and being approved by the Township Committee of the Township of Middle.
Application for such activity shall be made by the owner or permissive user to the Township of Middle on an application form supplied by the Township Clerk. Said application shall include satisfactory proof of ownership or permissive use.
Application shall include a site plan prepared by a professional engineer or licensed land surveyor licensed in the State of New Jersey and consisting of the following information:
Tax Map block and lot number.
The size of the proposed equipment and area to be utilized for the crushing operation.
Complete perimeter of the lot.
The distance from the property line to the area to be utilized for crushing operations shall be 50 feet.
Hours of operation shall be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Traffic circulation patterns shall be indicated on the plan.
Method of protecting debris from being tracked off-site.
Said application shall be accompanied by an application fee in the amount of $500 and an escrow in the amount of $2,000.
Crushing operation shall adhere to the noise restrictions as outlined in Section 179 of the Code of the Township of Middle.
There shall be no crushing operations within any residential district or within 400 feet of any residential district as depicted on the official Zoning Map of the Township of Middle.
Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to permit any crushing activities which do not comply with all federal, state and county statutes and regulations applying thereto. This includes, but is not limited to N.J.A.C. 7:26A, recycling regulations, or criteria for inclusion of Class B recycling centers into the Cape May County recycling plan.
Each application shall be accompanied by a bond in an amount equal to $100 per projected ton of crushed material as determined by the Township Engineer.