[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Vineland 6-30-1953 by Ord. No. 87 (Ch. 268 of the 1990 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PERSON, FIRM or CORPORATION
- Any individual, partnership, firm, association, company, corporation, syndicate or other group or groups or organizations or unorganized individuals.
Wherever in the City of Vineland, County of Cumberland and State of New Jersey, freight cars or other carriers containing coal, sand, gravel, grain and other substances which, by their nature, contain dust and other noxious substances are unloaded or loaded by means of blowers, conveyors or any other type of mechanical device within a distance of 200 yards from the nearest dwelling, farm, place of business or public building, said blowers, conveyors and other mechanical devices and trucks shall be so equipped by proper covering or other devices as to prevent the spread of dust or other noxious substances from said operation. The spreading of such dust or other noxious substances is declared to be a public nuisance.
The motors of said blowers, conveyors and other mechanical devices used in such loading and unloading operation shall be equipped with mufflers so as to reduce the noise emanating therefrom. The emanating of loud and unusual noises from such loading and unloading operations is declared to be a public nuisance.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to permit or cause the emission of any dust, gas or other noxious substances from a manufacturing business or from any source whatever in such place or manner as to be detrimental to any person or to the public or to endanger the health, comfort and safety of any such person or of the public or in such manner as to cause injury or damage to property or business. The emission of such dust, gas or other noxious substances is declared to be a public nuisance.
[Amended 8-28-1990 by Ord. No. 90-79]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provisions of this chapter, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, General Penalty.