Borough of Roseland, NJ
Essex County
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Editor's Note: The general power to adopt health ordinances is contained in N.J.S.A. 26:3-31. The penalties that may be provided for a violation of health provisions are contained in N.J.S.A. 26:3-70, 71. The statutory power to adopt health codes by reference is contained in N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 et seq. In addition to the health regulations contained in this chapter, the State Sanitary Code promulgated by the State Public Health Council is by reason of N.J.S.A. 26:1A-9 enforceable in every municipality in this State.
[1973 Code § BH:1-1]
The provisions of Chapter I of the "Revised General Ordinances of the Borough of Roseland, 2006" concerning short title, definitions, construction and severability shall apply to all chapters adopted by the Board of Health.
[1973 Code § BH:1-2; New]
a. 
Violations of Board of Health Code. Any person violating any of the provisions of any chapter of this Code or ordinance adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a penalty of not less than five ($5.00) dollars, nor more than five hundred ($500.00) dollars for each offense. Complaint shall be made in the Municipal Court of the Borough or before such other judicial officer having authority under the laws of the State of New Jersey. In addition, the Court shall have the power to impose other penalties provided by N.J.S.A. 26:3-77 and N.J.S.A. 26:3-78.
b. 
Violations of the State Sanitary Code. Each violation of any provision of the State Sanitary Code shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable by a penalty of not less than fifty ($50.00) dollars nor more than one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
[N.J.S.A. 26:1A-10]
[1973 Code § BH:1-2.1]
Except as otherwise provided, each and every day in which a violation of any of the provisions of any chapter adopted by the Board of Health exists shall constitute a separate violation.
[1973 Code § BH:1-2.2]
All fees and penalties collected under any provision of any chapter adopted by the Board of Health shall be paid to the Borough Clerk.