Borough of Fair Lawn, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Fair Lawn 7-27-1982 as Sec. 11-2 of the 1981 Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 85.
The owner of any building occupied as a residence by more than one family, where the owner has agreed to supply heat, shall provide heat from September of each year to July of each year so that the temperature of any apartment or room used as a residence shall have sufficient heat necessary to maintain an inside temperature of 70º F., or above, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight; 65º F., or above, between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m.
Every owner of a business establishment who permits to be occupied by any business therein, under any agreement expressed or implied to supply or furnish heat to the occupants thereof, shall supply heat from September 1 of each year to the next succeeding July 1 and every unit of space and every habitable room therein shall be maintained at least 68º F. whenever the outside temperature falls below 55º F. during daytime hours or other hours of business operations. At times other than those specified, interiors of units of habitable space shall be maintained at least at 55º F. whenever the outside temperature falls below 40º F.
When the owner, agent or lessor of any building, dwelling unit or business establishment is required to or shall have agreed to supply hot water, sufficient water heated to at least 120º F. shall at all times be supplied.
If, by lease, a tenant of either dwelling or business establishment is required to provide heat, then and in that event, said tenant must comply with §§ 117-2 and 117-3 above.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article III.