[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Elk during codification; see Ch. 101, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. II. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
A code defining and prohibiting certain matters, things, conditions or acts and each of them as a nuisance; prohibiting certain noises or sounds; requiring the proper heating of apartments, prohibiting the lease or rental of certain buildings; prohibiting spitting in or upon public buildings, conveyances or sidewalks; authorizing the inspection of premises by an enforcing official; providing for the removal or abatement of certain nuisances and recovery of expenses incurred by the Board of Health in removing or abating such nuisances; and prescribing penalties for violations is hereby established pursuant to Chapter 188, Laws of 1950. A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part thereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein.
Editor's Note: N.J.S.A. 26:3-1 et seq.
The said code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953)."
Three copies of the said Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) have been placed on file in the office of the Health Officer of this local Board of Health upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file there for use and examination by the public.
Any person who violates or neglects to comply with any provision of this chapter or code established herein or notice issued pursuant thereto shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty of not less than $5 nor more than $500 for each violation.