AN ORDINANCE REPEALING THE TOWNSHIP’S EXISTING SOIL EROSION AND
SEDIMENT CONTROL ORDINANCES CONTAINED IN CHAPTER XVII OF THE TOWNSHIP’S
GENERAL ORDINANCES AND TRANSFERRING THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR SOIL EROSION
AND SEDIMENT CONTROL TO THE SUSSEX COUNTY SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT.
WHEREAS, the Wantage Township Committee has determined that it shall transfer
responsibility for soil erosion and sediment control to the Sussex County
Soil Conservation District; and
WHEREAS, it is the Township Committee’s decision to repeal the Township’s
existing Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance, Chapter XVII.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Wantage Township Committee, Sussex
County, New Jersey:
Section 1. Wantage Township Ordinance Chapter XVII “Soil Erosion
and Sediment Control” is repealed in its entirety.
Section 2. The responsibility for future soil erosion and sediment control
responsibility shall be transferred to the Sussex County Soil Conservation
Section 3. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event there are any
current applications pending before the Township of Wantage, they shall
be processed under the existing Ordinance, unless such applications
are transferred to the Sussex County Soil Conservation District.
Section 4. Severability. If any provision of this ordinance or the application
of this ordinance to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the
remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected and shall remain in
full force and effect.
Section 5. Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances or resolutions
inconsistent or in opposition to the provisions of this Ordinance are
hereby repealed in their entirety.
Section 6. Effective Date. This ordinance shall take effect after publication
and passage according to law.
Jeffrey Parrott, Mayor
James Doherty, Administrator/Municipal Clerk
TAKE NOTICE that the above entitled ordinance was introduced at a regular
meeting of the Mayor and Township Committee of the Township of Wantage,
County of Sussex, New Jersey, held on March 9, 2006, and will be considered
for final passage after public hearing at a regular meeting of the Mayor
and Township Committee to be held on March 30, 2006 at 8:00 p.m. in the
Municipal Building, Route 23, Wantage, New Jersey. During the preceding
week, copies of the ordinance will be made available at the Clerk’s
office in the Municipal Building to members of the general public.
James Doherty, Administrator Clerk
James R. Doherty, Clerk/Administrator
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