Borough of Edgewater, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Edgewater 12-3-1991 by Ord. No. 977-91 (Ch. 199 of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dangerous buildings — See Ch. 147.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 151.
Certificates of continuing occupancy — See Ch. 157, Art. III.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 166.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 204.
Regulation of substandard dwellings — See Ch. 339, Art. I.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 368.
Parking of trailers — See Ch. 416.
Waterfront drift and debris — See Ch. 444, Art. II.
Heating of buildings — See Ch. 466.
Solid waste disposal — See Ch. 529.
A certain document, three copies of which are on file in the office of the Construction Code Official of the Borough of Edgewater, being marked and designated as the "BOCA National Property Maintenance Code, Third Edition, 1990," as published by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., be and is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the Borough of Edgewater, in the State of New Jersey, for the control of buildings and structures as herein provided; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said BOCA National Property Maintenance Code are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof as if fully set out in this chapter, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in § 314-2 of this chapter.
The BOCA National Property Maintenance Code is amended and revised in the following respects:
A. 
In Section PM-100.1 (page 1, second line), insert: "Borough of Edgewater."
B. 
In Section PM-109.2 (page 7, third line), insert: "$100 nor more than $2,000."[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
C. 
In Section PM-109.2 (page 7, fourth line), insert: 90 days."
D. 
In Section PM-302.12 (page 17, first line), insert: "May 15 to October 1."
E. 
In Section PM-601.1 (page 27, tenth line), insert: "October 1 to May 15."
F. 
In Section PM-601.1 (page 27, eleventh line), insert: "70° F. (20° C.)" in place of "65° F. (18° C.)."
G. 
In Section PM-601.2 (page 27, second line), insert: "October 1 to May 15."
[Added 11-14-1994 by Ord. No. 1032-94]
On all properties within the Borough grass and weeds shall be trimmed to less than eight inches of height on all areas of a property.
[Added 11-14-1994 by Ord. No. 1032-94]
A. 
When the enforcement officer determines that there has been a violation of any provision of this chapter, he shall give notice of such violation to the persons or entities having ownership or control of the subject area where the violation exists. Such notice shall be given in writing and shall be sent by certified mail and regular mail to the last known address as evidenced by the most recent tax duplicate of the Borough.
B. 
The notice shall specify the nature of the violation and that unless the same is removed, remedied or cured within 10 days of the date of such notice, a summons shall be issued for the violation.
C. 
In addition, the notice shall further state that absent the violation being eliminated, the Borough shall have the right to undertake the removal of the violation by entering into a contract for the abatement of the violation and may thereafter cause the same to be eliminated or removed. The cost that the Borough incurs in having the violation eliminated shall thereafter become a municipal lien on the subject premises and shall be added to and become and form a part of the taxes to be assessed and levied upon such property and shall bear interest at the same rate as taxes and shall be collected and enforced in the same manner.