Township of Irvington, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the Town (now Township) of Irvington 12-26-1979 by Ord. No. MC 2591 (Ch. 177 of the 1981 Revised Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform Construction Code — See Ch. 240.
Noise — See Ch. 397.
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to operate or engage in the removal, demolition or destruction of any building, wall or structure within the Town of Irvington on the first day of the week, commonly known as Sunday.
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to operate or engage in the excavation, digging or grading of land or the removal or carting away of rubble or earth created by such excavation, digging or grading of land within the Town of Irvington on the first day of the week, commonly known as Sunday.
[Amended 1-28-2019 by Ord. No. MC 3683]
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to operate or engage in the exterior or interior construction, demolition, erection, alteration or repair of lots, buildings or structures of any kind within the Town of Irvington on the first day of the week, commonly known as Sunday, and any United States of America federal holiday or State of New Jersey state holiday.
A. 
Exemption from the provisions of §§ 566-1, 566-2 and 566-3 shall extend to those who, because of some unforeseen accident or emergency, shall find it necessary to engage in such occupations, including emergency repairs by public utility companies and by municipal and other governmental agencies to streets and sewer lines.
B. 
Exemption from the provisions of § 566-3 shall extend to those individuals who personally engage in making minor repairs to or painting the residential structure they own and in which they reside.
Permits issued for any of the activities or occupations set forth in §§ 566-1, 566-2 and 566-3, heretofore issued or henceforth to be issued, shall be valid for use on any days of the week except Sunday.
[Amended 9-8-1987 by Ord. No. MC 2835[1]]
The penalty for violations of this chapter are as follows:
A. 
For the first violation: a fine of $50.
B. 
For the second violation: a fine of $250.
C. 
For the third violation: a fine of $500.
D. 
For the fourth violation: a maximum fine of $750. In addition, a mandatory court appearance is required for the fourth violation.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERSON
Includes individuals, partnerships, corporations and contractors.