Borough of Tuckerton, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Tuckerton 4-1-1957 by Ord. No. 114. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Solid waste — See Ch. 223.
From and after the passage of this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to maintain, operate or conduct, within the Borough of Tuckerton, a junk shop or junkyard in or upon which junk as hereinafter described shall be purchased, sold, stored, repaired, renovated or restored.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Old or used, dismantled or partially dismantled automobiles or other dismantled or partially dismantled motor vehicles; scrap iron; old brass, old copper, old tin, old lead or other old metal; old or used glass or glassware; used or secondhand building materials, including used lumber and old rubber; and any other junk of a similar character. This definition shall not be construed to include old or used automobiles or other motor vehicles to be sold or exchanged as completely assembled motor-driven vehicles.
Any person, firm or corporation violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Judge. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).