City of Absecon, NJ
Atlantic County
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Property Maintenance — See Ch. 266 for additional regulations pertaining to property maintenance
Land Use and Development — See Ch. 224.
[1997 Code § 304-15]
No person shall erect or allow any canopy which protrudes over the public right-of-way without having received a license from the City.
[1997 Code § 304-16]
The license fee for a canopy complying with the provisions of this Article shall be $50 for each building which contains an approved canopy or canopies.
[1997 Code § 304-17]
Any canopy licensed pursuant to this Article shall meet the following requirements:
A. 
The bottom of the canopy, or any part thereof, shall be at least eight feet above the sidewalk.
B. 
The canopy shall not protrude into the City's right-of-way farther than three feet and shall not extend into the cartway of any street.
C. 
The structure and construction of the canopy shall comply with the Uniform Construction Code and the BOCA Code, as they may be amended from time to time.
D. 
The canopy and any signage on the canopy shall comply with all applicable City ordinances.
E. 
The canopy shall be maintained in good condition and repair. Any canopy which is not maintained shall, after notice from the City Construction Code Office and an opportunity to correct any deficiency, be required to be removed.
F. 
Canopies shall only be permitted pursuant to this Article in the commercial districts of the City.
[1997 Code § 304-18]
Any applications for licenses pursuant to this Article shall be made to the Construction Code Office and shall be reviewed by the Zoning Officer and the Construction Code Official. The application shall contain whatever information is determined to be necessary by the Construction Code Office, including a survey of the property involved.