Township of Alloway, NJ
Salem County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Alloway 5-14-1987 by Ord. No. 234. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Junkyards — See Ch. 72.
Littering — See Ch. 77.
Any motor vehicle not bearing a current inspection sticker and current license plates; any motor vehicle which is unfit for use, sale or highway transportation; and used parts of motor vehicles shall be considered a junk motor vehicle if existing in any of the above stated conditions for a time greater than 60 days in the Township of Alloway, unless it is farm equipment.
No person shall place, abandon, leave, keep, store or suffer or permit the placing, abandoning, leaving, keeping or storage of any junk motor vehicle out of doors upon any public or private land in the Township of Alloway or upon any street or highway within the township.
Nothing herein contained shall be deemed to prohibit the placing, keeping or storage of any junk motor vehicle in an enclosed garage, barn or other building, nor shall this chapter apply to lawfully licensed junkyards.
[Amended 2-8-1990 by Ord. No. 261]
The Township Zoning Officer, the Police Chief and each regular and special police officer of the Township Police Department are hereby designated as the enforcement officers for this chapter.
[Amended 2-8-1990 by Ord. No. 261]
Whenever it shall appear to an enforcement officer that this chapter is being violated, he shall give written notice describing the violation and ordering its abatement within 15 days from the date of service of said notice. Said notice shall be served upon the person charged with the violation by mailing it to that person's last known address by certified mail, return receipt requested, and, if that is unsuccessful, then by ordinary mail or by personal delivery to the person being charged or by posting the notice upon the junk motor vehicle which is the subject to the claim. Notice shall be effective upon the date of mailing or personal service or posting.
[Amended 2-8-1990 by Ord. No. 261]
In the event that the violation is not abated within 15 days after the service of such notice by any of the above-mentioned methods, then an enforcement officer may cause a complaint to be filed in the Municipal Court charging said person with the violation of this chapter.
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 90 days, or both.