[HISTORY: Adopted by the Merchantville Board of Health 11-9-1961. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A code defining and prohibiting certain matters, things, conditions or acts and each of them as a nuisance, prohibiting certain noises or sounds, requiring the proper heating of apartments, prohibiting lease or rental of certain buildings, prohibiting spitting in or upon public buildings, conveyances or sidewalks, authorizing the inspection of premises by an enforcing official, providing for the removal or abatement of certain nuisances and recovery of expenses incurred by the Board of Health in removing or abating such nuisances and prescribing penalties for violations is hereby established pursuant to Chapter 188, Laws of 1950. A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 et seq.
The said code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1963)."
Three (3) copies of said Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary of this local Board of Health upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file there for the use and examination of the public.
Any person who violates or neglects to comply with any provision of this chapter or code established herein or notice issued pursuant thereto shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty of not less than two dollars ($2.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each violation.
All ordinances, codes or parts of same inconsistent with any of the provisions of this chapter and the code established hereunder are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.
In the event that any section, sentence or clause of this chapter or code shall be declared unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such declaration shall not in any manner prejudice the enforcement of the remaining provisions.
This chapter and the code herein established shall take effect immediately after final passage and publication as provided by law.