New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:66-1.6 - Limits On Solid Waste Collection; Operating Hours

40:66-1.6. Limits on solid waste collection; operating hours
9. a. The provisions of P.L.1970, c.40 (C.48:13A-1 et seq.), P.L.1991, c.381 (C.48:13A-7.1 et seq.), P.L.1970, c.39 (C.13:1E-1 et seq.) or any other law, or any rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto to the contrary notwithstanding, a municipal governing body that: (1) establishes a municipal contract system for solid waste collection pursuant to R.S.40:66-4; (2) awards a contract for the collection of municipal solid waste pursuant to the "Local Public Contracts Law," P.L.1971, c.198 (C.40A:11-1 et seq.); or (3) adopts a proof of service ordinance pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1991, c.170 (C.40:66-5.1), may adopt an ordinance limiting solid waste collection service to specified operating hours in order to preserve the peace and quiet in neighborhoods during the hours when most residents are asleep.

b.Any solid waste collection uniform tariff for the provision of residential solid waste collection service, which designates hours of operation that are contrary to the operating hours specified in the ordinance adopted pursuant to subsection a. of this section, shall be superseded by the hours of operation indicated in the ordinance.

c.The Department of Environmental Protection, in any subsequent revision to or readoption of the solid waste utility rules and regulations pertaining to solid waste collection uniform tariffs under N.J.A.C.7:26H-4.6, shall make whatever changes to these rules and regulations as may be necessary to comply with the provisions of P.L.2001, c.92 and this section.


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