Township of Pennsauken, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Pennsauken 1-18-2017 by Ord. No. 2017:01.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Brush, grass and stagnant water — See Ch. 111.
Unfit buildings — See Ch. 114.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 162.
Housing standards — See Ch. 184.
Multiple dwellings — See Ch. 207.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 243.
Solid waste — See Ch. 269.
Abandoned vehicles and equipment — See Ch. 296.
Public health nuisances — See Ch. 327.
Weeds — See Ch. 349.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Ch. 244, Property, Abandoned and Vacant, adopted 4-15-2015 by Ord. No. 2015:05.
Article I Definitions

§ 244-1 Terms defined.

Article II Vacant and Foreclosed Property Registration and Maintenance Requirements

§ 244-2 Establishment of property registry.

§ 244-3 Registration of vacant and foreclosed mortgage property.

§ 244-4 Fee requirements and schedule for all registrable property.

§ 244-5 Maintenance requirements.

§ 244-6 Security requirements.

§ 244-7 Public nuisance.

§ 244-8 Violations and penalties.

Article III Abandoned Property Designation Program

§ 244-8.1 Designation and powers of public officer.

§ 244-9 Abandoned property report.

§ 244-10 Establishment of and updates to abandoned property list.

§ 244-11 Appeals of abandoned property list inclusion.

§ 244-12 Sale of tax lien.

§ 244-13 Removal of property from abandoned property list.

§ 244-14 Expedited action to foreclose right of redemption.

§ 244-15 Entry of final judgment barring right of redemption; grounds for reopening judgment.

§ 244-16 Property deemed not abandoned; criteria; certification of abandonment provided upon request.

§ 244-17 Transfer of possession and control of abandoned property.

§ 244-18 Property owner's defense against complaint; plan required.

§ 244-19 Owner's unsuccessful defense against complaint; mortgage holders or lienholders to be designated in possession of property.

§ 244-20 Township to be designated in possession of property; submission of plan to court.

§ 244-21 Township exercise of rights to further rehabilitation and reuse of property; designation of qualified rehabilitation entity.

§ 244-22 Township deemed possessor of property; borrowing of funds; reporting and filing requirements.

§ 244-23 Petition for reinstatement of control and possession by owner.

§ 244-24 Obligation of owner prior to grant of petition.

§ 244-25 Failure of owner to petition for reinstatement of control and possession of property; granting of title to Township; authority to sell.

§ 244-26 Procedure for Township to place liens, obtain title and sell property.

§ 244-27 Distribution of proceeds.

§ 244-28 Recourse of Township; public officer authority to place lien; remedies.

§ 244-29 Special tax sale and criteria for bidders.

§ 244-30 Removal of property from abandoned property list.

§ 244-31 Interested parties may request additions to the abandoned property list.