Township of Denville, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Denville by Ord. No. 33-90 (Ch. 24 of the 1978 Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "Public Health Nuisance Code of the Township of Denville" and is enacted pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 et seq.
A. 
As used in this chapter, the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) means and refers to that certain code approved by the State Department of Health on September 16, 1953, for adoption by reference. In accordance with law, which code defines and prohibits certain matters, things, conditions or acts, and each of them as a nuisance, prohibits certain noises or sounds, requires proper heating of apartments, prohibits the leasing or renting of certain buildings, prohibits spitting in or upon public buildings, conveyances or sidewalks, authorizes the inspection of premises by an enforcing official, and provides for the removal or abatement of certain nuisances and the recovery of expenses incurred by a municipality in removing or abating said nuisances.
B. 
Whenever the following words, terms or phrases are used in the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953), they shall have the following meanings herein given:
BOARD OF HEALTH
Refers to the Division of Health of the Township of Denville.
MUNICIPALITY
Refers to the Township of Denville.
A. 
Pursuant to and in accordance with the Public Health and Sanitation Codes Adoption by Reference Act (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6), there is hereby established and adopted as the Public Health Nuisance Code of the Township of Denville, the whole of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953), except that Sections 2.1(d) and 4.1 of said code are specifically excluded from this adoption.
B. 
A copy of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey, as adopted by the Township of Denville, is annexed hereto and made a part hereof as fully and with the same effect as though it had been set forth at length herein.
C. 
Three copies of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) have been placed on file in the office of the Division of Health and in the office of the Township Clerk, and shall remain on file there for the use and examination of the public.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III)]
Any person who violates or neglects to comply with any provision of this chapter, or notice issued pursuant thereto, shall be subject, upon conviction, to the penalties provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
[Added 6-23-2015 by Ord. No. 15-15]
Notice of violations for any property declared vacant and abandoned pursuant to Chapter 400, Property Maintenance, shall be given to a foreclosing creditor pursuant to the procedures set forth in § 400-6 of this Code as required by P.L. 2014, Ch. 35.