Borough of Runnemede, NJ
Camden County
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[Adopted 3-28-1927 by Ord. No. 9; amended in its entirety 11-7-2007 by Ord. No. 07-28 (Ch. 94 of the 1970 Code)]

§ 326-1 Unlawful to permit snow and other impediment to accumulate.

It shall be unlawful to permit snow, ice, grass, weeds, dirt, sand or other impediments to remain upon or in the sidewalks of any street, road, avenue or highway in the Borough.

§ 326-2 Removal by owners; time limit.

The owner or owners, tenant or tenants of lands abutting or bordering upon the sidewalks of public streets, roads, avenues and highways shall remove all snow from the same within 24 hours of daylight after the same shall have fallen thereon, and all grass, weeds, dirt, sand and other impediments therefrom within three days after notice to remove the same.

§ 326-3 Duty of owner to protect from ice.

The owner or owners, tenant or tenants of lands abutting or bordering upon the sidewalks of public streets, roads, avenues and highways shall remove all ice from the same within 24 hours of daylight after the ice shall have formed thereon, or if it shall be impossible within that time to remove the same, the owner or owners, tenant or tenants shall spread over the ice on said sidewalks ashes, sawdust or some other similar material which shall make the said sidewalks safe for the use of pedestrians.

§ 326-4 Failure to comply; enforcement.

Where the owner or owners, tenant or tenants shall refuse or neglect to remove such snow, ice, grass, weeds, dirt, sand or other impediments in the manner and within the time herein provided, the same may be removed by or under the direction of the Borough Code Enforcement Official or other officer of the Borough who may be designated by the Mayor and Council for that purpose. In such cases such officer or officers shall certify the cost of the removal of such snow, ice, grass, weed, dirt, sand or other impediments to the Borough Council, which shall examine the certificate, and, if found correct, shall cause the cost as shown thereon to be charged against the lands abutting or bordering such sidewalk; the amount so charged shall forthwith become a lien upon such land and shall be added to and become and form part of the taxes next to be assessed and levied upon such lands; the same to bear interest at the same rate as taxes and to be collected and enforced by the same officers and in the same manner as taxes.

§ 326-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 3-2-2010 by Ord. No. 10-04]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall be subject to the penalty as provided in § 1-15, General penalty, of this Code.