Township of Franklin, NJ
Somerset County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Franklin 2-14-2006 by Ord. No. 3593. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 208-1 Purpose.

All restrooms made accessible to the public must be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition at all times and must be provided with conveniently located hot and cold running water, hand soap and paper towels or sanitary drying devices.

§ 208-2 Inspection of premises.

All places and premises in this municipality accessible to the public shall be subject to inspection by the Department of Health officials if they have reason to believe that any section of this chapter is being violated.

§ 208-3 Notification of violation.

Whenever a violation of this chapter is found, notice in writing shall be given to the owner thereof to abate the same in such time as shall be specified therein but not less than 24 hours from the date of service thereof. Said twenty-four-hour notice may be waived by the Director of Health or his official designee where serious disease or safety hazards exist or if a pandemic or public health emergency has been declared by state or federal officials.

§ 208-4 Enforcement.

The provisions of this chapter shall be enforced by the Department of Health and its licensed officials.

§ 208-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not less than $50 for the first violation and for any subsequent violations not more than $500. Every day that a violation continues after due notice has been served, in accordance with the terms and provisions hereof, shall be deemed a separate offense.