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City of Wildwood, NJ
Cape May County
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[Ord. No. 604-04 § 23-1.1]
As used in this section:
APARTMENT or DWELLING
Shall mean any apartment, cottage, bungalow or other dwelling unit consisting of a room or a suite of rooms designated with or without housekeeping facilities for dwelling purposes regardless of whether or not the unit occupies one or more floors, and regardless of whether the unit occupies an entire building or only part of the building. The term dwelling or apartment specifically includes a motel, hotel room and boatel.
CONTACT PERSON
Shall mean the individual or individuals designated by the owner on the application for a mercantile license for rental units who is authorized by the owner to receive notice of violations of the Revised General Ordinances, subsection 3-12.1 through 3-12.3, arising at the dwelling unit. The term does not necessarily mean a licensed real estate broker or salesman of the State of New Jersey as those terms are defined by N.J.S.A. 45:15-3; however, the term may include a licensed real estate broker or salesman of the State of New Jersey if the person designated by the owner as his/her contact person is so licensed. The contact person shall be a resident of Cape May County, New Jersey, for the term of the rental of dwelling unit.
TENANT
Shall mean the person or persons to whom an apartment or dwelling is leased, rented or occupied. All children under 12 years of age shall be excluded from the term tenant.
[Ord. No. 604-04 § 23-1.2]
Every owner renting or leasing a residential property shall cause a register to be maintained on all rented or leased apartments or dwelling which shall contain the names and addresses of all tenants and the name, address and telephone number of the owner and his or her real estate agent or agency. It shall be the responsibility of the owner and/or his or her real estate agent or agency to give a copy of the register to the tenants to be maintained on the rented or leased apartment or dwelling. The register shall be made available for inspection by the director of public safety and by the officers of the City of Wildwood Police Department at all times. In addition, it shall be the responsibility of the owner and/or his or her real estate agent or agency to submit a copy of the register to the City of Wildwood Police Department prior to the occupancy of the rental apartment or dwelling.
[Ord. No. 604-04 § 23-1.3]
It shall be the responsibility of the owner and/or his or her real estate agent or agency to register tenants. It shall specifically be the responsibility of the owner to prevent the violation of the Noise Control Ordinance,[1] and to prevent the premises from being loud and disorderly. Additionally, it shall be the responsibility of the owner to make certain that the property is properly maintained and in good repair, including the land and any structure thereon.
[1]
Editor's Note: The Noise Control Ordinance, referred to herein, is codified as Chapter 3A.
[Ord. No. 604-04 § 23-1.4]
It shall be the responsibility of the tenant to register in accordance with subsection 14-3.4. In addition, the tenant shall be responsible to produce the register upon demand of the appropriate authority, which shall include, but not limited to, the director of public safety, the officers of the City of Wildwood Police Department and the officers of code enforcement. It shall specifically be the responsibility of the registered tenants to prevent the violation of the Noise Control Ordinance[1] of the city, and to keep the premises from being loud and disorderly.
[1]
Editor's Note: The Noise Control Ordinance, referred to herein, is codified as Chapter 3A.
[Ord. No. 604-04 § 23-1.5]
The director of the department of public safety and his/her designees, code enforcement officers and the officers of the police department shall enforce this section.
[Ord. No. 604-04 § 23-1.6]
The municipal court shall have jurisdiction over this section. Any person who violates this section shall, upon conviction, be liable to the penalty.