Township of Irvington, NJ
Essex County
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[Adopted 1-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC 2622 (Ch. 1, Art. III, of the 1981 Revised Code)]
A. 
Except as hereinafter provided, whenever in the Revised Code or in any other ordinance of the Town or in any rule, regulation or order promulgated pursuant to such Revised Code or other ordinance of the Town any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense, or whenever in such Code or in such other Town ordinance, rule, regulation or order the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful or an offense, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provision of the Revised Code or of any other ordinance of the Town or any rule, regulation or order promulgated pursuant to such Code or other Town ordinance shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $2,000 or by imprisonment for a period not exceeding 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. In addition to the aforementioned penalties, the court may impose as a condition of sentence a term of community service not to exceed 90 days.
[Amended 3-27-1984 by Ord. No. MC 2724; 3-22-1988 by Ord. No. 2850[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
B. 
Whenever any provision of the New Jersey Statutes Annotated limits the authority of the Town to punish the violation of any particular provision of the Revised Code or other Town ordinance or rule, regulation or order promulgated pursuant thereto to a fine of less amount than that provided in this section or imprisonment for a shorter term than that provided in this section, then the violation of such particular provision of the Revised Code or other Town ordinance, rule, regulation or order shall be punished by the imposition of not more than the maximum fine or imprisonment so authorized or by both such fine and imprisonment.
C. 
Each day any violation of the Revised Code or any other Town ordinance or rule, regulation or order promulgated pursuant thereto shall continue shall constitute a separate offense, unless otherwise provided.
D. 
Whenever any such fine is imposed upon any corporation, such fine and costs and charges incident thereto may be collected in an action of debt or in such other manner as may be provided by law.
E. 
The provisions of this section shall be applicable to the violation of any ordinance adopted as an amendment of or addition to this chapter and in which no other penalty provision is included.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Original § 1-15F of the 1981 Revised Code, Minimum fine, added 9-8-1987 by Ord. No. MC 2835, as amended, which listed penalties for all sections throughout the Code, which previously followed this subsection, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). The penalties that previously appeared in § 1-15F have been relocated into the applicable chapters of the Township Code.
F. 
The Municipal Council may suspend or revoke any license issued by the Township of Irvington for a second or subsequent violation of any of the provisions of the Revised Code of the Township of Irvington, including, but not limited to, hours of operation. The licensee shall be given notice of the violation and an opportunity to be heard by the Municipal Council on the sole issue of why the license should not be suspended or revoked. Notice shall be sent certified mail, return receipt requested, to the address as set forth on the application for the license. The suspension or revocation of the license shall be in addition to any other penalties allowed by law.
[Added 9-9-2003 by Ord. No. MC 3232]