95 W. Veterans Hwy, Jackson, NJ 08527 Tel # 732-928-1200

Transfer Station


Located on Don Connor Blvd across the street from the Senior Center

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Rules and Regulations

Jackson Township Ordinance #31-95

The Township strongly encourages all Jackson residents to bring all acceptable recyclable and residential bulky waste materials to the Municipal Transfer Station and Bulky Waste Compactor.

This facility provides residents with a valuable service that is not available in many area communities. Since it is supported with your tax dollars, please observe the following rules and regulations to help us operate it efficiently and economically.

Any vehicle entering this facility must be registered in New Jersey. Vehicles without New Jersey license plate will not be permitted to enter.

Hours of Operation

  • Friday Through Tuesday 8:00 A.M. - 3:45 P.M.
  • Closed, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Holidays

HOMEOWNERS ONLY (NO CONTRACTORS!)

NJDEP GUIDELINES FOR OUR TRANSFER STATION DO NOT PERMIT:
COMMERCIAL VEHICLES
VEHICLES EXCEEDING 8000LB
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OR TOXIC MATERIALS

  • All users of this facility must submit to the attendant proof of Jackson residency and/or residential property ownership. Acceptable forms of proof include Driver's License, Voter Registration Card, Photo Identification Card or in the case of nonresident homeowners, a current tax bill in combination with one of the above.
  • For your protection, all vehicles entering and leaving the premises are videotaped, and all vehicle license plates are recorded by the attendant.
  • In any instance where a question arises as to residency, the user may be required to execute an affidavit attesting to same and acknowledging the penalties for fraudulent misrepresentation.

Acceptable Waste Materials

  • Acceptable residential bulky waste items include appliances, furniture, bedding, rugs, pool covers, any other similar types of bulky non-hazardous materials that are generated by a homeowner maintaining a residential property in Jackson Township.
  • No waste materials of any kind whatsoever that are generated by commercial activities or business operations of any sort, shall be permitted to be disposed of. Such commercial activities include, but are not limited to, retail stores, professional offices, real estate agencies, landlords, contractors, and agricultural enterprises.
  • The Township reserves the right to reject any and all waste materials that may be deemed by the Township to be potentially detrimental to the safe and efficient operation of the facility.
  • No hazardous or toxic materials of any kind will be accepted.
  • Absolutely no Black or dark bags accepted. Any vehicle entering with these bags will be rejected and will not be permitted to unload any items until the bags are removed from the vehicle.

Ownership of Recyclable & Waste Materials

All recyclable and/or waste materials deposited at the facility become the immediate property of the Township and shall be disposed of in a manner prescribed by law. No scavenging will be permitted, and violators will be prosecuted for theft.

Size of Vehicles Limited

  • No waste materials of any kind whatsoever that are generated by commercial activities or business operations of any sort, shall be permitted to be disposed of. Such commercial activities include, but are not limited to, retail stores, professional offices, real estate agencies, landlords, contractors, and agricultural enterprises.
  • No commercial plated vehicles will be alowed to enter under any circumstances
  • No vehicles in excess of 8,000 pounds G.V.W. shall be permitted to use the facility. This generally excludes any vehicle larger than passenger cars, vans and pick-up trucks.

Tires

  • All residents may bring their used tires to the Northern Ocean Recycling Center in Lakewood. Tel. # 732-367-0802
  • Jackson Township Does not accept used tires.

Construction Demolition Debris

  • Construction/demolition debris consists of any and all non-hazardous building materials including, but not limited to, plywood, lumber, sheetrock, paneling, insulation material, plumbing fixtures, cabinetry, windows, doors, pallets, concrete, roofing and siding materials generated by the construction, demolition, alteration or repair of any residential structure or accessory structure related to residential use.
  • All construction/demolition debris brought to the facility must be no larger than 4 ft. X 4 ft.
  • Construction/demolition debris accepted at the facility shall be limited to only those waste materials generated by work performed by the resident or homeowner himself in accordance with all building codes and regulations. No waste materials will be accepted from any residential property where work is performed by a contractor or tradesman.
  • All residents and homeowners wishing to dispose of construction/demolition debris must first obtain a voucher authorizing same from the Department of Public Works between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Each resident or homeowner shall be entitled to two (2) such vouchers per year, each of which shall be valid until December 31 in the year they were issued.  One voucher per load must be surrendered to the compactor attendant, regardless of the size of load being disposed.a A Truck hauling a trailer that has both vehicles full will require two (2) vouchers.

Violations and Penalties

  • Any person, firm or corporation found in violation of these rules and regulations shall be subject to a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1000.00) or imprisonment of up to thirty (30) days for each offense.

Illegal Dumpers are Prosecuted!

  • Persons who illegally dump waste materials in vacant lots, wooded areas and other unauthorized locations are subject to prosecution under N.J.S.A. 13:1E-93, which provides for a fine of up to $10,000; community service of up to 90 days; forfeiture of driver's license for not less than six (6) months; and forfeiture of vehicle(s) used.

 

 


 

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