Township of Morris, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Morris 4-12-1962 by Ord. No. 14-62 (Ch. 46 of the 1969 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 95.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 216.
No person, persons, firm, firms or corporation shall hereafter, in any residential district in the Township of Morris, erect any fence or wall higher than six feet from the ground level, and all such fences or walls shall be located within the boundary lines of the premises intended to be fenced or walled, and no closed-type fence or wall shall be erected or built within the front yard setback, as required by Chapter 95, Zoning. The provisions of Chapter 95, Zoning, of the Code of the Township of Morris concerning visibility at intersections shall be complied with in regard to fences and walls. A "closed fence or wall" shall mean any fence or wall with open space between members of less than 45% of the width of the members.
Any fence or wall existing at the time of the passage of this chapter which may be in violation of this chapter in respect only to the height and type of the fence or wall may be permitted to be continued.
Any person, persons, firm, firms or corporation violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable as provided in § 1-3, General penalty, of this Code, in the discretion of the Judge imposing the sentence, and each day that a violation is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).