Borough of Merchantville, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Merchantville Borough Council 6-9-1924. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful to kindle any fire or fires on any of the improved public streets in the borough.
It shall be unlawful to kindle any fire or fires on any lot or parcel of land upon which a dwelling is situated, unless same be kindled and maintained in a proper container suitable therefor and unless said fire shall be safeguarded by the personal attention of some responsible person above the age of 14 years who shall have not less than two buckets of water at his immediate disposal for use in case said fire shall become dangerous.
It shall be unlawful to kindle any fire or fires or maintain the same on any vacant lot or parcel of land not connected or used in conjunction with a dwelling, unless there shall be present at all times during said fire at least two adult persons with suitable means to control said fire.
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Editor's Note: Former § 30-4, Violations and penalties, was repealed 5-27-1997.
Ordinance No. 129 and all other ordinances or parts thereof inconsistent herewith are, to the extent of such inconsistency, hereby repealed, and this chapter shall take effect immediately.