Township of Mannington, NJ
Salem County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Mannington 10-7-2004 by Ord. No. BOH 04-01. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Land development — See Ch. 70.
Noise — See Ch. 85.
A. 
Information. In addition to the other information required for site plan review, the applicant shall submit a detailed description of the proposed industrial facilities and the materials, processes, products and by-products involved. Specific information shall be included concerning the potential impacts and the proposed control strategies with respect to the following:
(1) 
Emissions into the atmosphere, including smoke, gases, particles and odors.
(2) 
Production of noise or vibration.
(3) 
Production of glare or heat.
(4) 
Discharge and disposal of liquid and solid waste.
(5) 
Handling and storage of flammable, volatile, radioactive or otherwise hazardous materials.
B. 
Standards of performance. No use shall be permitted within the Township which does not conform to the following standards of use, occupancy and operations. The following standards are the minimum requirements to be maintained within the township:
(1) 
Noise.
(a) 
For zoning districts other than industrial, there shall be no noise measured along the property line on which the use is located which shall exceed the values given in the following table:
Frequency Band in Cycles per Second
Average Sound-Pressure Level: Decibels, Re 0.0002 dyne-em
0-75
65
75-100
50
100-300
44
300-600
38
600-1,200
35
1,200-2,400
32
2,400-4,800
29
4,800 and above
26
(b) 
For industrial zoning districts, there shall be no noise measured along the property line on which the use is located which shall exceed the values given in the following table:
Frequency Band in Cycles per Second
Average Sound-Pressure Level: Decibels, Re 0.0002 dyne-em
0-75
90
75-100
82
100-300
74
300-600
68
600-1,200
66
1,200-2,400
62
2,400-4,800
59
4,800 and above
56
(2) 
Dust and vapors.
(a) 
No emission which can cause any detrimental effect to human beings, animals, vegetation or property or which can cause noticeable soiling at any point shall be permitted.
(b) 
No emission of liquid or solid particles from any chimney or otherwise shall exceed 0.3 grains per cubic foot of the covering gas at any point. For measurement of the amount of particles in gases resulting from combustion, standard correction shall be applied to a stack temperature of 500° F. and 50% excess air.
(3) 
Smoke.
(a) 
No smoke shall be emitted from any chimney or other source visible gray greater than No. 1 on the Ringelmann smoke chart as published by the United States Bureau of Mines.
(b) 
Smoke of a shade not darker than No. 2 on the Ringelmann smoke chart may be emitted for no more than four minutes in any 30 minutes.
(c) 
These provisions, applicable to visible gray smoke, shall also apply to visible smoke of a different color but with an equivalent apparent opacity.
(4) 
Odor. No emission of odorous gases or other odorous matter shall be permitted which is offensive at any lot boundary lines. Any process which may involve the creation or emission of any odors shall provide a secondary safety system so that control will be maintained if the primary safeguard system should fail.
(5) 
Glare or heat. Any operation producing intense glare or heat shall be performed within an enclosed building or behind a solid fence or earthen berm in such manner as to be completely imperceptible from any point along the lot lines.
(6) 
Vibration. No vibration which is discernible to the human sense of feeling shall be perceptible without instrument at any point beyond the lot line. Vibration which is not discernible to human sense but which is at low or high frequencies capable of causing discomfort or damage to life or property is prohibited beyond the property line and must be monitored and controlled within the property line to meet the standards of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
(7) 
Toxic or noxious matter. No use shall, for any period of time, discharge any toxic or noxious matter in such concentration as to be detrimental to or endanger the public health, safety, comfort or welfare or cause injury or damage to property, business, marine life or wildlife.
(8) 
Electrical disturbance. No activities shall be permitted (except domestic household appliance use) which produce electromagnetic interference in excess of standards prescribed by the Federal Communications Commission.
(9) 
Fire and explosion hazards. No industrial use shall be permitted which will create an explosion or fire hazard to an adjacent use as determined by the New Jersey Inspection Bureau. Any industrial operation which requires the use of flammable materials shall enclose such materials in noncombustible walls and shall provide an adequate buffer area to prevent damage to adjacent property in case of an accident.
(10) 
Outdoor storage.
(a) 
No toxic waste, gas or solid shall be stored outside of the structure in which it will be used unless it is stored on a surface impervious to the toxic waste and a suitable collection system is provided for any spillage or leaks. In no case shall the toxic waste containment be located directly on the earth or paved area.
(b) 
Flammable or explosive liquids, solids or gases shall be stored underground except for tanks or drums of fuel directly connected with energy or heating devices.
(c) 
All outdoor storage facilities for fuel, raw materials and products shall be enclosed by a fence adequate to conceal the facilities from any adjacent properties.
(d) 
No materials shall be deposited upon a lot in such form or manner that may be transferred off the lot by natural causes or forces.
(e) 
All materials or wastes which might cause fumes or dust or which constitute a fire hazard or which may be edible or otherwise attractive to rodents or insects shall be enclosed in containers.