Borough of Chester, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Chester 3-20-1980 as Ch. BH:IV of the 1980 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 249-1 Adoption of standards.

A code defining and prohibiting certain matters, things, conditions or acts and each of them as a nuisance, prohibiting certain noises or sounds, requiring the proper heating of apartments, prohibiting lease or rental of certain buildings, prohibiting spitting in or upon public buildings, conveyances or sidewalks, authorizing the inspection of premises by an enforcing official, providing for the removal or abatement of certain nuisances and recovery of expenses incurred by the Board of Health in removing or abating such nuisances and prescribing penalties for violations is hereby established pursuant to Chapter 188, Laws of 1950. A copy of the code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein.

§ 249-2 Title; exceptions to Code.

The code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953)," excepting that paragraphs (e), (f) and (g) of subsection 2.1 of Section II thereof are hereby deleted therefrom and are deemed not included therein as part of the code for the purposes of this chapter.

§ 249-3 Code supplemented.

The code is hereby supplemented as follows:
Section 11, 2.1.
(i) Permitting an abandoned, unused or unprotected well, cellar or other unnatural declivity and or any object, natural or unnatural which retains stagnant water, emits foul or obnoxious odors, or which is dangerous to a person, including a child, being or coming upon said land.
(k) The keeping of any pen or enclosure for fowls, goats, swine or other animal in such manner that offensive odors or prolonged animal noises shall emanate therefrom to the detriment or discomfort of persons living or passing in the vicinity thereof or to common discomfort.

§ 249-4 Copies on file.

Three copies of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) have been placed on file in the office of the secretary of this local Board of Health upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file there for the use and examination of the public.

§ 249-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person who violates, or neglects to comply with any provision of this chapter or code established herein or notice issued pursuant thereto, shall upon conviction thereof, be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 235, General Provisions, Article III, General Penalty.