City of Trenton, NJ
Mercer County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Trenton 9-7-1967 as §§ 12-1 through 12-18 of the Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 38.
Building construction — See Ch. 42.
Commercial structures — See Ch. 56.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 97.
Nuisances — See Ch. 171.
Rent control — See Ch. 222.
Garbage collection — See Ch. 248, Art. I.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 292.
Article I Findings; Title

§ 132-1 Findings.

§ 132-2 Title.

Article II Administration

§ 132-3 Officer in charge.

§ 132-4 Chapter constitutes standards for determining fitness.

§ 132-5 Promulgation of rules and regulations.

§ 132-6 Enforcement officers.

§ 132-6.1 Enforcement in Landmarks Area.

Article III Inspection of Dwellings, Dwelling Units, Rooming Units and Premises

§ 132-7 Hours.

§ 132-8 Access to be given upon presentation of identification.

§ 132-9 Interference with inspection.

§ 132-10 Search warrant.

§ 132-11 Public petition.

Article IV Enforcement

§ 132-12 Notice of violation.

§ 132-13 Application for appropriate permits.

§ 132-14 Service of notice.

§ 132-15 Failure to file hearing petition.

§ 132-16 Request for hearing.

§ 132-17 Conduct of hearing.

§ 132-18 Decision; modification of notice.

§ 132-19 Order for compliance.

§ 132-20 Service of written decision on petition filer.

§ 132-21 Other legal remedies.

§ 132-22 Emergencies.

§ 132-23 Condemnation of building and placarding.

Article V Minimum Standards for Basic Equipment and Facilities

§ 132-24 Compliance required.

§ 132-25 Food storage space.

§ 132-26 Cooking facilities.

§ 132-27 Kitchen sink.

§ 132-28 Toilet facilities.

§ 132-29 Bathrooms.

§ 132-30 Water connections.

§ 132-31 Rubbish containers.

§ 132-32 Garbage storage.

§ 132-33 Heat requirements.

§ 132-34 Space heaters.

§ 132-35 Prohibited heating equipment.

§ 132-36 Water-heating facilities.

§ 132-37 Insect control.

§ 132-38 Rodent control.

§ 132-39 Water service.

§ 132-40 Smoke and carbon monoxide detector devices.

§ 132-41 Storage of flammable and/or combustible liquids.

Article VI Minimum Standards for Light, Electrical Facilities and Ventilation

§ 132-42 Compliance required.

§ 132-43 Lighting.

§ 132-44 Ventilation.

Article VII Minimum Space, Use and Location Requirements

§ 132-45 Compliance required.

§ 132-46 Floor space.

§ 132-47 Ceiling height.

§ 132-48 Use.

§ 132-49 Location of sleeping rooms.

§ 132-50 Exitways.

Article VIII Responsibilities of Owners for Maintenance, Provision of Facilities and Heating

§ 132-51 Compliance required.

§ 132-52 Weight stress.

§ 132-53 Foundation walls.

§ 132-54 Exterior walls.

§ 132-55 Roofs.

§ 132-56 Windows and entranceways.

§ 132-57 Stairs and outside steps.

§ 132-58 Walls and ceilings.

§ 132-59 Floors.

§ 132-60 Chimneys and flues.

§ 132-61 Fireplaces.

§ 132-62 Yards and accessory buildings.

§ 132-63 Pest extermination.

§ 132-64 Sanitation of yards and public areas.

§ 132-65 Occupancy conditions.

§ 132-66 Facilities and equipment.

§ 132-67 Interruption of services.

§ 132-68 Heating standards.

§ 132-69 Elevators.

§ 132-70 Property identification.

Article IX Responsibilities of Occupants for Maintenance of Dwellings and Dwelling Units

§ 132-71 Cleanliness and sanitation.

§ 132-71.1 Nuisances defined and prohibited.

§ 132-72 Rubbish and garbage disposal.

§ 132-73 Screens and storm windows.

§ 132-74 Pest extermination.

§ 132-75 Facilities and fixtures.

§ 132-76 Occupancy of dwelling units in violation prohibited.

§ 132-77 Access to premises.

§ 132-78 Security devices.

Article X Renting of Dwelling Units

§ 132-79 Registration.

§ 132-80 Change of address or telephone number.

§ 132-81 Occupancy data.

§ 132-82 Change in occupancy or dwelling units.

§ 132-83 Resident manager.

§ 132-84 Change in resident manager.

§ 132-85 Required inspections.

§ 132-86 Ratings of habitability.

§ 132-87 Conflicts with state laws.

§ 132-88 Failure to complete registration process on due date.

§ 132-89 Taxes and other municipal charges.

§ 132-90 through § 132-91. (Reserved)

§ 132-91.1 Vacant property registration process.

Article XI Security Provisions

§ 132-92 Definitions.

§ 132-93 Required security measures.

Article XII Unfit Dwellings

§ 132-94 Authority.

§ 132-95 Description of building unfit for human habitation.

§ 132-96 Investigation; complaint.

§ 132-97 Findings; order.

§ 132-98 Vacating of premises.

§ 132-99 Correction of defects; declaration of public nuisance.

§ 132-100 Removal or defacement of notice.

§ 132-101 Condemnation.

§ 132-102 Cost of action.

§ 132-103 Service of notices.

§ 132-104 Powers of Director.

§ 132-105 Other regulations.

Article XIII Repair, Alteration, Improvement, Demolition and Removal of Dwellings

§ 132-106 Action by Housing Inspector.

§ 132-107 Recovery of costs; interest.

Article XIV Transfer of Property

§ 132-108 Purpose; disclaimer.

§ 132-109 Certificate of Housing Code compliance required.

§ 132-110 Exemptions.

§ 132-111 Temporary certificate of Housing Code compliance.

§ 132-112 Application.

§ 132-113 Fees.

§ 132-114 Violations and penalties.

§ 132-115 (Reserved)

§ 132-116 (Reserved)

§ 132-117 (Reserved)

§ 132-118 (Reserved)

Article XV Enforcement

§ 132-119 Violations and penalties.

§ 132-120 Violation of orders.

§ 132-121 Fines collectible as liens.

§ 132-122 Abatement of nuisances.

Article XVI Compliance

§ 132-123 Applicability.

§ 132-124 Minimum standards.

§ 132-125 Conformity with Building Code.

§ 132-126 Conflicts.

Article XVII Definitions.

§ 132-127 Terms defined.

§ 132-128 Meanings of certain words.