Township of Morris, NJ
Morris County
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[Adopted 7-9-1969 by Ord. No. 26-69 (§§ 1-4, 1-12 and 1-14 of the 1969 Code)]
A. 
Terms used in this Code, unless otherwise specifically defined, have the meanings prescribed by the Revised Statutes of New Jersey for the same terms.
B. 
Terms used in this Code have the following meanings:
COMMITTEE
The Township Committee of the Township of Morris.
COUNTY
County of Morris.
ORDINANCES
The ordinances of the Township of Morris and all amendments thereto.
PERSON
Any natural individual, firm, trust, partnership, association or corporation. Whenever the word "person" is used in any section of this Code prescribing a penalty or fine, as applied to partnerships or associations, the word includes the partners or members thereof, and, as applied to corporations, includes officers, agents or employees thereof who are responsible for any violations of the section. The singular includes the plural. The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter genders.
STATE
State of New Jersey.
TOWNSHIP
The Township of Morris, County of Morris, New Jersey.
The captions of the several sections of the Code of the Township of Morris, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, printed in boldface type, are intended as mere catchwords to indicate the content of the sections and shall not be deemed or taken to be titles of such sections or as any part of such sections, nor shall they be deemed to be such when any of such sections, including the captions, are amended or reenacted, unless expressly so provided in the amendment or reenactment.
A. 
Whenever, in the revision and codification or in any other ordinance of the Township, or rule, regulation or order promulgated by any officer or agency of the Township under authority duly vested in him or it, any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense, or the doing of any act is required, or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provisions of the revision and codification or of any other ordinance of the Township or any rule, regulation or order, as aforesaid, shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $2,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days and/or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days; provided, however, that where the penalty for any particular offense is limited by state statute, then such limitation shall be applicable to the provisions of the revision and codification and other ordinances of the Township or rule, order or regulation, as aforesaid, notwithstanding the provisions of this section.
[Amended 6-17-2015 by Ord. No. 20-15]
B. 
Each day any violation of the revision or codification or of any other ordinance of the Township or any rule, regulation or order, as aforesaid, shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
C. 
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.