Borough of Collingswood, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Collingswood: Art. I, 8-16-1971 by Ord. No. 662 as Ch. 33, Art. I, of the 1971 Code; Art. II, 8-16-1971 by Ord. No. 662 as Ch. 33, Art. II, of the 1971 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Development regulations — See Ch. 141.
Littering and dumping — See Ch. 197.
Public health nuisances — See Ch. 211.
[Adopted 8-16-1971 by Ord. No. 662 as Ch. 33, Art. I, of the 1971 Code]
It shall be unlawful to cause or permit the emission of noxious gases, fumes, smoke containing soot, dust or other objectionable materials from any chimney, smokestack or other vent, in such a quantity or of such a character as to endanger or be likely to endanger the public health, safety or property of any person within the limits of the Borough of Collingswood.
Any owner, agent, manager, tenant or occupant of any building to which is attached any chimney, smokestack or other vent connected with any stationary engine, steam boiler, fuel-burning equipment or any other apparatus or equipment which does or is likely to emit noxious gases, fumes, smoke containing soot, dust or other objectionable materials shall place upon said chimney, smokestack or other vent some satisfactory device for eliminating such noxious gases, fumes, smoke containing soot, dust or other objectionable materials before they are discharged into the open air.
Nothing in this Article shall be construed to prohibit the use of any steam roller, steam derrick, tar kettle or other machine, furnace or contrivance in the construction or repair of any street, highway or building or for the grading or dredging of any land or body of water or any locomotive operated by any railroad or public utility company.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article shall be subject to a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.), imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding ninety (90) days or a period of community service not exceeding ninety (90) days, or any combination thereof, in the discretion of the court. Each day on which said violation continues or occurs shall be deemed a distinct and separate offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Chapter 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
[Adopted 8-16-1971 by Ord. No. 662 as Ch. 33, Art. II, of the 1971 Code]
It shall be unlawful to cause or permit the emission of noxious and offensive gases, fumes, dust and odors from any factory, mill, plant, storehouse, warehouse or other building or from any yard or open lot in such a quantity or of such a character as to endanger or be likely to endanger the public health and safety or in such a quantity or of such a character as to be offensive or objectionable to the occupants of other properties or to persons passing in and along the public highways of the Borough of Collingswood.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article shall be subject to a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.), imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding ninety (90) days or a period of community service not exceeding ninety (90) days, or any combination thereof, in the discretion of the court. Each day on which said violation continues or occurs shall be deemed a distinct and separate offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Chapter 1, General Provisions, Art. I.