Borough of Palmyra, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Palmyra 5-15-1923 (Ch. 14 of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Animals — See Ch. 74.
Food handling — See Ch. 127.
Solid waste — See Ch. 230.
Tattoos and body art procedures — See Ch. 242.
Board of Health legislation — See Part III of the Code.
There shall be in and for the Borough of Palmyra a Board of Health in accordance with the provisions of the Act of the Legislature of New Jersey titled "An Act to Establish in this State Boards of Health and a Bureau of Vital Statistics and to define their respective powers and duties," approved March 31, 1887, and several supplements thereto.[1]
Editor's Note: See now N.J.S.A. 26:3-1 et seq.
Editor's Note: Former § 24-2, Membership, terms of office, vacancies, which listed specific members of the Board of Health and related term length provisions, was deleted at the direction of the Borough; the Borough Council since acts as the Board of Health.
Said Board of Health shall adopt rules and regulations for its own government and shall elect a President from among its own members.
Said Board of Health shall appoint a Registrar of Vital Statistics, Clerk and Sanitary Inspector, and may also appoint such other officers or assistants as said Board of Health may deem necessary. All appointees of said Board of Health shall be governed by the rules of said Board. The policemen of said Borough, when on police duty, shall be special sanitary inspectors and they shall promptly report to said Board of Health any violation of health ordinances of the Borough which may come within their observation or knowledge.
Said Board of Health shall not contract any debt or debts of any kind beyond the amount of the appropriation made for its use by this Council.