Township of Bloomfield, NJ
Essex County
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[Adopted 11-19-1962 as Secs. 26-8 through 26-10.1 of the 1962 Code (Ch. 230, Art. III, of the 1987 Code)]
[Amended 2-2-1970; 11-7-1994]
A. 
The owner or tenant of lands abutting or bordering upon public sidewalks of the Township shall remove all snow and ice from the sidewalks in front of or bordering on his/her lands within 12 hours of daylight after the same shall fall or be formed thereon.
B. 
The owner or tenant of lands abutting or bordering upon public streets shall not shovel, move or transport snow or ice from driveways or sidewalks and deposit same onto the street.
C. 
Drivers of motorized vehicles who park said vehicles on any public street in the Township shall remove all snow and ice from the vehicle and its parking space within 48 hours of daylight after the same shall fall or be formed thereon. This snow and ice may not be moved to another location on a public street or a public sidewalk.
[Added 11-16-1998]
The owner or tenant of lands shall be responsible for the removal of all grass, weeds and impediments from that portion of the right-of-way of the Township of Bloomfield lying between the curb and sidewalk in front of, abutting or bordering on his/her lands within three days after notification by the Township or with a reasonable time due to inclement weather.
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Editor's Note: Former § 230-9, Removal by Township; liens, was repealed 10-18-1993.
[Added 2-2-1970]
The owner of any garden apartment and the owner of any high-rise apartment in the Township shall remove all snow and ice from the sidewalks, roadways (with dedicated and accepted public roadways of the town excepted), parking areas, walks from the sidewalks to the entrances of the structures on the premises, walks and stairways to basements, storage areas and refuse storage areas of such garden apartments and high-rise apartment complexes within 12 hours of daylight after the same shall fall or be formed thereon.
[Amended 11-2-1987; 10-18-1993[1]]
Any person who violates any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a penalty as provided by § 1-15, General penalty, of this Code.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.