Code Enforcement Office
The Property Maintenance Code is used to protect the health safety and welfare of the general public by establishing minimum standards for the maintenance of premises throughout the Township. It covers many areas, such as but not limited to, overgrown grass and vegetation, residential and commercial parking requirements, trash and refuse, exterior maintenance for buildings, parking lots, curbs, and sidewalks, infestation, clothing bins, and dumpsters. The Code Enforcement Officer investigates reported violations.
Code Enforcement Frequently Asked Questions
Solid waste shall be placed, by the property owner, at the curb of the premise no earlier than than 6:00PM on the day before the day of collection. Please DO NOT place Containers of solid waste in the street. Placement of trash containers in the street prevents the street sweeper from effectively cleaning the street from curb to curb.Also, in the event of a heavy rain storm, trash containers in the street inhibit the flow of water to the storm sewer catch basins resulting in flooding. Small amounts of construction debris can be taken to the township garage at 620 Cutler Avenue. For large amounts of construction debris, residents should use a dumpster. Wood will be taken by the trash company if bundled. Each bundle shall be securely tied and not exceed three feet in length and two feet in diameter nor weigh more than 50 pounds. Bundled wood should be placed at the curb on trash pick-up day. DO NOT place loose wood in a container.