Borough of Washington, NJ
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Washington 10-2-1990 by Ord. No. 11-90. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire Department — See Ch. 10.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 42.
Conduct at fires — See Ch. 43.
Fire control measures — See Ch. 44.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 85.
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any portion of any street, parking yard or parking place, whether publicly or privately owned, which has been designated as a fire zone.
Map designations of designated fire zones in the Borough of Washington, Warren County, New Jersey, are on file in the office of the Borough Clerk and are available for inspection during normal business hours.
The Borough of Washington is hereby required to have proper signs and/or painted markings calling attention to the provisions of this chapter erected and/or placed upon the designated fire zones.
The Fire Official of the Borough of Washington, with the written approval of the Fire Chief and the Chief of Police, is hereby authorized to designate fire zones on public property or on private property to which the public is invited, if it is necessary to provide safety to the public or to provide proper access for Fire Department operations.
After designating an area a fire zone, the Fire Official shall notify the owner of the property, in writing, by certified mail or personal service, and specifically describe the area to be designated as a fire zone and the reason for making the designation. Within 30 days of receiving notice of the designation of a fire zone, the owner shall, at his own cost and expense, mark the fire zone in accordance with the directives of the Fire Official. Any person aggrieved by an order of the Fire Official designating a fire zone on his property shall have the right to appeal to the Construction Board of Appeals of the County of Warren pursuant to Sections 15 and 17 of the Uniform Fire Safety Act, (P.L. 1983, c. 383).[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-192 et seq.
Any person who pleads guilty to any provision of this chapter and who waives trial shall be fined the sum of $50. Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be fined a sum not exceeding $500 or be imprisoned. For purposes of this chapter, each day a violation continues shall be deemed a separate violation.
Members of the Police Department of the Borough of Washington and the Fire Officials of the Borough of Washington are authorized to issue summonses for violations of this chapter.