Section: Classification and arrangement; effect on construction
5. a. No person shall engage in the collection or disposal of solid waste in this State without first filing an application for a registration statement or engineering design approval and obtaining approval thereof from the department. A person seeking to engage in solid waste disposal shall file a separate application for a registration statement and an engineering design approval for each particular solid waste facility.
b. The application for a registration statement or an engineering design approval shall be made on forms provided by the department and shall contain whatever information as may be prescribed by the department. The State and any of its political subdivisions, public agencies and public authorities shall be deemed a person within the meaning of P.L.1970, c.39 (C.13:1E-1 et seq.).
c. The application for a registration statement or an engineering design approval shall not be approved by the department if the department determines that the solid waste collection activity, solid waste facility or solid waste disposal operation will not meet the standards or criteria set forth in P.L.1970, c.39 (C.13:1E-1 et seq.) or in rules or regulations as may be adopted pursuant thereto. The department may require the amendment of an approved registration statement or engineering design approval if the department determines that the continued solid waste collection activity or continued operation of a solid waste facility in accordance with its approved registration would not meet these standards, criteria or regulations.
L.1970,c.39,s.5; amended 1975, c.326, s.6; 2003, c.231, s.3.
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