Town of Dover, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Dover 5-11-1993 by Ord. No. 13-1993; amended in its entirety 6-21-2004 by Ch. 19-2004. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 133.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 150.
Land use and development — See Ch. 236.
Solid waste disposal — See Ch. 333.
Garbage, rubbish, refuse and litter — See Ch. 411.
Individual sewage disposal systems — See Ch. 434.
Weed control — See Ch. 441.

§ 285-1 Adoption of standards; availability of copies.

A certain document, three copies of which have been placed on file in the office of the Municipal Clerk of the Town of Dover, being marked and designated as the "Property Maintenance Code," dated June 2004, be and is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the Town of Dover, in the County of Morris and in the State of New Jersey, for the control of buildings and structures as therein provided, and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Property Maintenance Code are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this chapter.

§ 285-2 Effect on existing proceedings.

Nothing in this chapter or in the Property Maintenance Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding impending in any court or any rights acquired or liability incurred or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing under any act or ordinance hereby repealed; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.

§ 285-3 Violations and penalties; repeat offender.

A. 
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to one or more of the following: a fine not exceeding $1,250, a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.
[Amended 11-23-2004 by Ord. No. 32-2004]
B. 
Any person who is convicted of violating this chapter within one year of the date of a previous violation of this chapter and who was fined for the previous violation, shall be sentenced to an additional fine as a repeat violator. The additional fine imposed by the Court upon a person for a repeated offense shall not be less than the minimum nor exceed the maximum fine fixed for a violation of this chapter, but shall be calculated separately for the fine imposed for the violation of this chapter,
C. 
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen may waive the imposition of an additional fine upon a person for a repeated violation of the provisions of this chapter by a duly adopted resolution of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.