Township of Franklin, NJ
Somerset County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Franklin as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Affordable housing — See Ch. 81.
Unfit buildings — See Ch. 94.
Housing standards — See Ch. 151.
Nuisances — See Ch. 169.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 183.
Rent control — See Ch. 294.
[Adopted 10-13-1987 by Ord. No. 1365]

§ 290-1 Notification of Director of Community Resources and Services. [1]

Any owner, agent or assignee of a housing unit containing four or more dwelling units who shall secure a judgment for possession of leased premises pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:18-57 shall immediately, upon receiving said judgment for possession and in no case less than 24 hours thereafter, notify the Director of Community Resources and Services of the Township of Franklin of the receipt of such judgment for possession.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. IV).

§ 290-2 Fire-damaged property; responsibility of landlord to assist in relocation.

[Added 9-12-1989 by Ord. No. 1512]
A. 
Whenever any premises leased by a tenant from a landlord is partially destroyed by fire, not the fault of the tenant, and the premises is not habitable, if the landlord has vacant premises in the same complex that is comparable in size to the premises the tenant was renting, the landlord shall lease said vacant premises to the tenant whose premises was partially destroyed at the same rental the tenant was paying for the damaged premises until the tenant's original premises has been repaired.
B. 
If the landlord does not have comparable premises in the same complex, the landlord shall made available for lease to the tenant any noncomparable vacant premises, if such exist, at the fair market value subject to the provisions of any Rent Control Ordinances.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 294, Rent Control.
C. 
Exempt from the provisions of this article are housing complexes of two units or less in which the owner thereof resides.

§ 290-3 Violations and penalties.

A violation of any provision of this article shall be punishable as set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.