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[1974 Code § 11-1; Ord. #85-60 § II; Ord. #03-37]
a. 
The Uniform Fire Safety Act (P.L. 1983, c. 383[1]) and the Uniform Fire Code (N.J.A.C. 5:70-1 et seq.) promulgated pursuant to the Act is hereby acknowledged as the Fire Prevention Code of the Township of Woodbridge, subject to any supplements or modifications as may be permitted by law and which may be adopted by the Township of Woodbridge.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52-27D-192 et seq.
b. 
The Uniform Fire Code (N.J.A.C. 5:70-1 et seq.), as amended, deleted and supplemented, is hereby incorporated in this section and made a part hereof.
c. 
The required Uniform Fire Code (N.J.A.C. 5:70-1 et seq.) has been placed on file in the office of the Township Clerk and in the office of the Board of Fire Commissioners and shall remain on file in each of the offices for the use and examination of the public so long as this section shall remain in effect.
[1974 Code § 11-2; Ord. #85-60 §  III; Ord. #03-37]
As used in this chapter:
CODE or FIRE PREVENTION CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WOODBRIDGE
Shall mean the Uniform Fire Code promulgated pursuant to the Uniform Fire Safety Act (P.L. 1983, c. 383) and any permitted amendments thereto.
Definitions in addition to those specifically given herein are those contained in N.J.A.C. 5:70-1.5, 5:70-14 and 5:70-1.3 and on file in the office of the Township Clerk.
[1974 Code § 11-3; Ord. #85-60 § IV]
Pursuant to Section 11 of the Uniform Fire Safety Act (P.L. 1983, c. 383),[1] the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code shall be enforced locally within the established limits of:
Fire District No. 1
Woodbridge
Fire District No. 2
Port Reading
Fire District No. 4
Keasbey
Fire District No. 5
Avenel
Fire District No. 7
Fords
Fire District No. 8
Hopelawn
Fire District No. 9
Iselin (east)
Fire District No. 11
Iselin (west)
Fire District No. 12
Colonia
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-202.
[1974 Code § 11-4; Ord. #04-12; Ord. #09-05; Ord. #2015-76; Ord. #2016-22]
The local enforcing agencies shall be the Bureau of Fire Prevention of each respective Board of Fire Commissioners of the following districts, within the limits established by the Revised Ordinances of the Township of Woodbridge as adopted on June 17, 1935, and amended on October 21, 1940, September 18, 1944, April 11, 1950, August 21, 1956, Ord. Nos. 171, 177, 85, 79, 71, 127, 437, 439, 441, 443, 283, 477 and 91, ordinances which establish the present boundaries of each fire district:
Fire District No. 1
Woodbridge
Fire District No. 2
Port Reading
Fire District No. 4
Keasbey
Fire District No. 5
Avenel
Fire District No. 7
Fords
Fire District No. 8
Hopelawn
Fire District No. 9
Iselin
Fire District No. 11
Iselin
Fire District No. 12
Colonia
When a Fire Official(s) is unavailable in one Fire District, a Fire Official from another Fire District is hereby authorized to provide mutual aid to that Fire District and/or any other Fire District in the Township in which a Fire Official is unavailable. Any violations cited by a Fire Official providing mutual aid to another Fire District are to be regarded as though cited from the Fire Official in charge of that Fire District.
[1974 Code § 11-5; Ord. #85-60 § VI]
The local enforcement agencies shall enforce the Uniform Fire Safety Act and the Codes and Regulations adopted under it in all buildings, structures and premises within the established boundaries of each fire district as contained in the authorizing ordinances delineated in Subsection 24-1.4 and above of Woodbridge Township, other than owner-occupied one- and two-family dwellings, and shall faithfully comply with the requirements of the Uniform Fire Safety Act and the Uniform Fire Code.
[1974 Code § 11-6; Ord. #85-60 § VII]
Each local enforcing agency established by Subsection 24-1.4 shall carry out the periodic inspections of life-hazard uses required by the Uniform Fire Code on behalf of the Commissioner of Community Affairs.
[1974 Code § 11-7; Ord. #85-60 § VIII]
Each local enforcing agency established by Subsection 24-1.4 shall be part of the fire district and shall be under the supervision of the Board of Fire Commissioners or such other officer as it may designate. Such funds as may be necessary to support the operations of the agency shall be appropriated to the fire district each year or shall be raised by the district in the manner provided by law.
[1974 Code § 11-8; Ord. #85-60 § IX; Ord. #04-12]
a. 
Fire Official.
1. 
Appointment of Fire Official. Each local enforcing agency shall be under the direct supervision of a Fire Official, who shall be appointed by the Board of Fire Commissioners of:
Fire District No. 1
Woodbridge
Fire District No. 2
Port Reading
Fire District No. 4
Keasbey
Fire District No. 5
Avenel
Fire District No. 7
Fords
Fire District No. 8
Hopelawn
Fire District No. 9
Iselin (east)
Fire District No. 11
Iselin (west)
Fire District No. 12
Colonia
2. 
Term of Office. The Fire Official shall serve for a term of one (1) year.
3. 
Removal from Office. Fire Officials of the enforcing agency shall be subject to removal by the respective Board of Fire Commissioners for inefficiency or misconduct. Each Fire Official shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard by the appointing authority or a designated hearing officer.
b. 
Inspectors and Employees.
1. 
Appointment. Each fire district shall appoint such inspectors as may be necessary to carry out all required inspection activity in the fire district. Such inspectors shall be under the supervision and control of the Fire Official.
2. 
Removal from Office. Inspectors and other employees of the enforcing agency shall be subject to removal by the respective Board of Fire Commissioners for inefficiency or misconduct. Each inspector or employee shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard by the appointing authority or a designated hearing officer.
[1974 Code § 11-8; Ord. #85-60 § IX]
Pursuant to Sections 15 and 17 of the Uniform Fire Safety Act,[1] any person aggrieved by any order of the local enforcement agencies shall have the right to appeal to the Construction Board of Appeals of Woodbridge Township.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-206 and 27D-208.
[1974 Code § 11-9.1; Ord. #85-60 § XII; Ord. #03-37; Ord. #06-47; Ord. No. 2017-134]
All permit fees shall be mandated by the State Fire Code.
[1974 Code § 11-9.2; Ord. #87-10; Ord. #93-18 § 1]
All fire hydrants, standpipes and sprinkler connections and ten (10) feet on either side of the hydrants, standpipes and sprinkler connections shall be designated as fire zones. Such designation shall apply to all fire hydrants, standpipes and sprinkler connections located within the Township of Woodbridge.
[Added 4-16-2019 by Ord. No. 19-56]
a. 
Curbing and striping color: yellow.
b. 
Signs: All signs are to be 12 inches by 18 inches, reflective, and are to read "NO STOPPING OR STANDING FIRE ZONE."
c. 
Sign mounting: All signs are to be mounted on posts driven into the ground, not portable stands. The bottoms of the signs shall not be less than six feet from the ground. All signs must be visible from the curbline.
d. 
Sign spacing: One sign every 75 feet. If the linear area is less than 75 feet, there will be one sign.
e. 
Zone markings: The curb in front of a fire hydrant and fire department connection is to be painted for 10 feet on each side.
f. 
Fire zones are to be marked in the manner shown on a diagram on file in the office of the municipal clerk.
[Ord. #94-106 § 24-9.3; Ord. #96-27; Ord. #98-62; Ord. #99-08; Ord. #99-18; Ord. #99-61; Ord. #99-64; Ord. #00-06; Ord. #03-36; Ord. #03-44; Ord. #03-45; Ord. No. 09-23; Ord. #10-16; Ord. #10-42; Ord. #10-81; Ord. #11-35; Ord. #11-43; Ord. #12-13; Ord. #14-58; Ord. No. 2016-48; Ord. No. 2017-27]
a. 
The fire official of any Woodbridge Township Fire District, pursuant to Chapter 11 et seq. of the Revised Ordinances of the Township of Woodbridge (Ords. 85-60 and 87-10), may submit recommendations to the Chief of Police or his designee to establish NO STOPPING OR STANDING FIRE ZONES, FIRE LANES within their respective local enforcing agency districts on public roadways if it is necessary to provide safety for the public or to provide proper access for the fire department operations in the event of an emergency.
b. 
Whenever a determination has been made for the lane designation, pursuant to the above, the Township shall provide the proper signs and pavement markings as required in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (M.U.T.C.D.) and pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-197.
c. 
No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the following streets, portions of streets, or designated area herein establishing a fire zone/fire lane:
AMBOY AVENUE #1: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
AMBOY AVENUE #135: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
AMBOY AVENUE #341: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
AMBOY AVENUE #458: The area in front of the building and on both sides of the entrance driveway.
AVENEL STREET: #475: As noted on the July 1, 2016 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2016-48]
BARRON AVENUE #525: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
BEVERLY HILLS TERRACE: Beverly Hills Terrace Apartment Complex, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
BLAIR ROAD: #411: As noted on the July 1, 2016 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2016-48]
CENTRAL AVENUE: East side, beginning at the north curbline of Glen Cove Avenue to a point 75 feet north thereof.
East side, beginning at a point 175 feet north of Glen Cove Avenue to a point 105 feet north thereof.
CENTRAL AVENUE: West side, beginning at a point 25 feet north of the north curbline of Glen Cove Avenue to a point 50 feet north thereof.
CLIFF ROAD: 360 Cliff Road
As noted on the June 6, 2016 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. #2016-40]
CRICKET LANE: Wyndmoor Condominium Complex, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
CROSSROAD GARDENS/PIKEVIEW LANE: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
CROWS MILL ROAD #333, Fords: As noted on the January 2, 2017 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2017-27]
CRYSTAL AVENUE: West side of Crystal Avenue. As noted on the September 16, 2014 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. #14-58]
EDGARTON BOULEVARD: #345: As noted on the July 1, 2016 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2016-48]
EGAN AVENUE, #6: The area adjacent to the concrete curbing opposite the parking isle between the two entrances.
ENFIELD ROAD: North side beginning at a point 50 feet west of Saint Georges Avenue to a point 20 feet west thereof.
FLORIDA GROVE MANOR, Keasbey: As noted on the January 2, 2017 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2017-27]
FORD AVENUE, #300: Both sides of the entrance driveway from Ford Avenue to the fire hydrant, both sides of the parking lot driving isle adjacent to the NJ Turnpike.
GLEN COVE AVENUE: North side, beginning at a point 25 feet west of the west curbline of Old Road to a point 50 feet west of Radcliff Place.
North side, beginning at a point 125 feet west of the west curbline of Radcliff Place to a point 130 feet west thereof.
North side, beginning at the west curbline of Central Avenue to a point 50 feet east thereof.
GREEN STREET #34: Along the eastern property line for the entire length of the property, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
GREEN STREET #34: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
GREEN STREET, #94: The both sides of the entrance driveway from Green Street to the rear of the building.
HESS PLAZA #1 As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
HIGHVIEW MANOR: Highview Manor Apartments, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
HILLSIDE GARDEN APARTMENTS, Woodbridge: As noted on the January 2, 2017 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2017-27]
HOOVER WAY, #1: Both sides of the entrance driveway, both sides of the roadway adjacent to the front entrance overhang, along the right side of the building, all areas on the rear and left side of the building that are not designated parking stalls.
HOWELL AVENUE: Oakwood Village Condominiums, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
HYACINTH DRIVE: 10 feet either side of the fire hydrant, along the curved curbed portions of the parking lot isles.
KING GEORGES ROAD #451: Both sides of the main road in the narrow section of pavement where the entrance gates are located.
KING GEORGES ROAD, #555: The area at all three driveway entrances, the area adjacent to the building on the left side of the building continuing to the front of the building to the area surrounding the electrical transformers.
KING GEORGES ROAD, #720: the right side of the building, both sides of the driveway from Livingston Avenue, both sides of the driveway from King Georges Road, the portion of the roadway adjacent to the concrete parking isle on the right side of the building.
KINGS GARDENS APARTMENTS; WALTER DRIVE: (diagram on file) All areas of the main roadway and various parking lots that are not clearly marked as parking stalls.
LAFAYETTE ROAD, # 3 to # 85: The front side of the building, the entire right side of the building, the entire left side of the building, the rear of the building both sides of the driving isle behind #3 Lafayette Road, the area 20 feet either side of the Fire Department connection in the rear of the building.
MAC LANE, #200: Both sides of the entrance driveways from the street to the main parking area.
MAC LANE, #201: Both sides of both driveways between the street and main parking area, 20 feet either side of the Fire Department Connections on the front of the building.
MAC LANE, #300-330-350-360: 10 feet either side of the Fire Department connection in the front of the building, both sides of the main driving isle in the front parking area from the Mac Lane driveway continuing in either direction to the sides of the building, from the fire hydrant in the front of the building along the main driving isle along the right side of the building to the rear of the building.
MAIN STREET #1, MUNICIPAL COMPLEX: Along all adjacent to main entrance stairway.
Along all curbing in the island surrounding the flagpole area.
Along all curbing at the end of the parking lot aisle(s).
MAIN STREET, #581: The rear, left, and front side(s) of the building; the area adjacent to the concrete parking island in the main roadways in the parking lot.
MAIN STREET, #600: The striped area directly on front of the main entrance and the area surrounding the main parking island directly in front of the Main Entrance of the Woodbridge Community Center.
MAPLE HILL DRIVE: Maple Hill Drive Apartment Complex. As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
MARTIN TERRACE #19: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
McKINLEY AVENUE: At end of cul-de-sac. As noted on the September 16, 2014 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. #14-58]
MURRAY STREET, COLONIAL GARDEN APARTMENTS: (diagram on file) The right side of the roadway from Building #16 to Building #9.
Both sides of the roadway between Building(s) #15 and #16 to the near side of Building(s) #8 and #9.
The right side of the roadway alongside Building #3 from Leesville Avenue to Murray Street.
Both sides of the roadway between Building(s) #1 and Building #12 from Leesville Avenue to Murray Street.
The right side of the roadway between Leesville Avenue and Building #20.
The left side of the roadway from Leesville Avenue alongside Building #11.
Both sides of the roadway in the rear of Building #11.
NEW BRUNSWICK AVENUE, #101: Both sides of the driving isle in the front of the building, the left side of the building between the loading dock and the handicapped parking stalls, in the rear of the building the area along the rear of the property opposite the loading dock, the entire right side of the building to the rear of the building to the loading dock on the rear of the building.
NEW BRUNSWICK AVENUE #349, Fords: As noted on the January 2, 2017 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2017-27]
NEW BRUNSWICK AVENUE, #386, The entire left side of the building.
NEW BRUNSWICK AVENUE, #428: The left side of the driveway from New Brunswick Avenue to the rear of the building.
OLD ROAD: West side, beginning at the south curbline of Radcliff Place to a point 50 feet south thereof.
OMAR AVENUE #275: East side of Omar Avenue. As noted on the September 16, 2014 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. #14-58]
OUTLOOK AVENUE: West side of Outlook Avenue in front of Reinhard Manor. As noted on the September 16, 2014 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. #14-58]
PEACH STREET VILLAGE: (diagram on file)
Both sides of the roadway between Building #2 and Building #5, as noted on the diagram.
The first 20 feet in both directions on both sides of the roadway at the entrance to the parking lot between Building #6 and Building #7.
PLAZA DRIVE: Plaza Drive Apartment Complex, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
PRIMROSE LANE: 10 feet either side of the two fire hydrants, both sides of the driveway from Ford Avenue to the main parking isle.
QUEENS GARDEN APARTMENTS: MCFARLAND ROAD: (diagram on file)
The left side of the first parking lot in from McFarland Road, as noted on the diagram on file.
The right side of the parking lot for 50 feet in either direction of the pool house.
The last 75 feet of the dead end road.
RADCLIFF PLACE: North side, beginning at a point 25 feet west of Old Road to Glen Cove Avenue.
RADCLIFF PLACE: South side, beginning at the west curbline of Old Road to a point 69 feet west thereof.
South side, beginning at a point 138 feet west of the west curbline of Old Road to a point 35 feet west thereof.
RAHWAY AVENUE: East side of Rahway Avenue, north of Ashton Court. As noted on the September 16, 2014 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. #14-58]
RAHWAY AVENUE #630: Both sides of the Entrance Driveway, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
RAHWAY AVENUE #650: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
REGENCY PLACE #1: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
ROANOKE STREET: CLOVERLEAF APARTMENTS: Beginning at Roanoke Street and extending inward 60 feet on both sides of each parking lot driveway, as noted on the diagram on file.
RODGERS STREET #1: Both sides of the entire length of both driveways. The entire outer perimeter of the driveway, as noted on the diagram on file.
ROUTE 1/9 #874: The first 60 feet at the three entrance driveways and along the western side of the property, as noted on the diagram on file.
ROUTE 1/9 #1275: The first 60 feet at the two entrance driveways and the entire area adjacent to the building, with the exception of the main entrance area canopy, as noted on the diagram on file.
ROUTE 1/9 #1295: The first 60 feet at the two entrance driveways and along the entire northern side of the building, with the exception of the main entrance area canopy, as noted on the diagram on file.
ROUTE 1 #670: Both sides of the entrance driveway, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
ROUTE 9, #306: Both sides of the entrance from Route 9, from Route 9 inward for 960 feet; both sides of the West Pond Road entrance from West Pond Road to the main driving isle; both sides of the roadway from Route 184, from Route 184 along the eastern property line to the first interior roadway, the eastern most side of the property from the first main driveway to Coddington Avenue, the north east corner of the building 20 feet either side of the Fire Department connection, both sides of the driving isle in front of the building with the exception of the marked loading zone, from the right side across the front of the building toward Route 9 including both sides of the driving isle behind #322 Route 9.
ROUTE 9, #373: Both sides of the main entrance from Route 9 along all concrete curbed portions of the roadway, the end of the parking isles along the outer curbed portions roadway in the entire parking lot, both sides of the rear entrance driveway from the NJ Turnpike Access road to the front of the building with the exception of the marked parking spaces, 20 feet in either direction of the Fire Department connections.
ROUTE 9, #900: The entire north, east, and west side of the building.
ROUTE 9 #900 As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
ROUTE 9 #1000: Along the west and south side of the building, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
ROUTE 9 #1000: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
ROUTE 35 #855-901: (diagram on file)
The entire area along the front of the three main buildings.
The entire area on the right side of the main building.
The area of the rear of the buildings with the exception of the marked loading zones.
Along all driving isles.
ROUTE 35 #900: The entire area along the rear property line, the entire right side of the building, the area opposite the drive through canopy, as noted on the diagram.
ROUTE 35 #1060: The area along the entire southern side of the building, as noted on the diagram on file.
ROUTE 35 #1286: The area along the entire front and right side of the building, as noted on the diagram on file.
ROUTE 35 #1500: The entire area adjacent to the building.
ROUTE 35 #1550-1600: The area along the entire front of the building, as noted in the diagram on file.
ROUTE 35 #1555: The area along the entire front of the building, the area along the left and right side of the building, as noted on the diagram on file.
ROUTE 35 #1555: The entire surrounding the building with the exception of the clearly marked loading zones, as noted on the diagram.
ROUTE 35 #1555: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
ROUTE 35 #1560: The area along the entire front of the building, the area along the left and right side of the building, as noted on the diagram on file.
SAM LUPO PLACE #1: The entire inner roadway nearest the building, the entrance roadway of Sam Lupo Place, the entrance roadway of Smeathers Street, the roadway adjacent to the circular grassy area in front of the main entrance, and the roadway between the circular grassy area and the football stadium.
SCHOOL STREET #418: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
SEWAREN AVENUE #130: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
SHARON GARDENS COURT: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
SMITH STREET, #140: Both sides of both entrance driveways and the entire area surrounding the building with the exception of the designated parking spaces.
SMITH STREET #420, Keasbey: As noted on the January 2, 2017 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2017-27]
SOUTH PARK DRIVE: Woodbrook Village Apartments, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
ST. GEORGES AVENUE: #1299: As noted on the July 1, 2016 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2016-48]
ST. GEORGES AVENUE: #1400: As noted on the July 1, 2016 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2016-48]
TERMINAL WAY: As noted on the July 1, 2016 diagram kept on file.
[Ord. No. 2016-48]
TULIP DRIVE: 10 feet either side of the four fire hydrants, along the curbline adjacent to the building from the main driving isle adjacent to Ford Avenue to the main parking lots.
VILLAGE DRIVE, VILLAGE DRIVE APARTMENTS: (diagram on file)
Both sides of the roadway from Woodbine Avenue to Building #33.
Both sides of the last 50 feet of the roadway at the end of the parking lot between Building(s) #3 #4.
The entire length of the roadway directly adjacent to Building #6.
The entire length of the roadway adjacent to Building #16, from Building #5 to the front corner of Building #16.
The right side of the roadway from Leesville Avenue to the near side of Building #27.
The first 75 feet of roadway adjacent to Building #24, opposite Building #25.
WICK DRIVE: Oakwood Village Condominiums, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
WISTERIA DRIVE: 10 feet either side of the three fire hydrants, along the curbline adjacent to the building from the main driving isle adjacent to Ford Avenue to the main parking lots.
WOODBINE AVENUE #1: The area directly adjacent to apartment #16 to apartment #22, as noted on the diagram on file.
WOODBRIDGE CENTER #1: Jewelry Exchange Building, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
WOODBRIDGE CENTER DRIVE #15 to 51: Cross Pointe Town Square.
WOODBRIDGE CENTER DRIVE #90: As noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
WOODBRIDGE CENTER DRIVE #250: Woodbridge Center Mall, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
WOODBRIDGE CENTER DRIVE #302: Verizon Building, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
WOODBRIDGE TERRACE: Woodbridge Terrace Apartment Complex, as noted on the March 1, 2011 diagram kept on file.
d. 
Penalty. Any person who violates the provisions of this subsection shall be subject to a fine not exceeding five hundred ($500.00) dollars or by serving up to ninety (90) days community service, or any combination deemed appropriate by the Court.
e. 
One-half (1/2) of all fine monies paid by a person found in violation of this subsection pursuant to Subsection d shall be distributed to the enforcing local fire district and the other one-half (1/2) shall be retained by the Township. The Township shall retain all court costs.
f. 
The regulations are also enforceable by the Police Department with the fines collected and distributed as detailed in Subsection e of this subsection.
[Ord. #2016-17]
a. 
No person shall throw, place or deposit or cause to be thrown, placed or deposited in or upon any fire zone, (as defined in Subsection 24-1.11) in the Township, any snow or ice at any time.
b. 
Pursuant to Subsection 24-1.4 of the Revised Ordinances of the Township of Woodbridge, the Local Enforcing Agencies shall be charged with enforcement of the provisions of Subsection 24-1.13a and shall cause prosecutions for violation thereof to be instituted in the Municipal Court.
c. 
Any property owner or person convicted of violating this subsection shall be fined not more than five hundred ($500.00) dollars per day for the first offense and not more than one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars per day for any subsequent offense in any one (1) winter season. A winter season shall be defined as November 1st of any calendar year through April 30th of the following calendar year.
[Ord. #08-70]
a. 
The Mayor and the Municipal Council of the Township of Woodbridge find that open burning and burning of combustible materials in a residential setting may pose a serious hazard to the public health, safety, general welfare and the quality of life of the residents of Woodbridge Township. The public has a right to and should be ensured of an environment free from noxious fumes and the threat of fire. It is the policy of the Township of Woodbridge to prevent the danger of fire from open burning which is a detriment to the public health, comfort, safety, welfare and quality of life.
b. 
The necessity in the public interest for the provisions, prohibitions and controls hereinafter contained and enacted is declared as a matter of legislative determination and public policy and are for the purpose of securing and promoting the public health, comfort, safety and general welfare and quality of life of the residents of the Woodbridge Township.
[Ord. #08-70]
For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply:
CHIMINEA, OUTDOOR FIREPLACE, OUTDOOR FIRE PIT
Shall mean as defined by the manufacturers, approved containers for open burning.
FIREWOOD
Shall mean trunks and branches of trees and bushes, but does not include leaves, needles, vines or brush smaller than three (3) inches in diameter.
NUISANCE
Shall mean any odor, emission, or event that prevents the reasonable use and enjoyment of one's property.
OPEN BURNING
Shall mean an outdoor fire where wood or any combustible materials are burned for entertainment. Open burning is allowed at single-family homes, duplexes and townhomes without a permit provided the regulations set forth herein are met.
TREATED LUMBER
Shall mean dry wood which had been milled and dried and has been treated or combined with any petroleum product, glue, chemical, preservative, adhesive, stain, paint or other substance.
UNTREATED LUMBER
Shall mean dry wood which has been milled and dried but which has not been treated or combined with any petroleum product, glue, chemical, preservative, adhesive, stain, paint or other substance.
[Ord. #08-70]
a. 
Open burning in approved containers shall be allowed without a permit at single-family homes, duplexes, townhomes, subject to the regulations contained herein.
b. 
Fires shall be limited to a maximum three (3) foot diameter and two (2) foot height, and must be contained in a noncombustible chiminea, outdoor fireplace, fire pit or other method, approved by the Fire Prevention Officer.
c. 
All openings in the container or fire pit must be covered with wire mesh or other screening materials that will prevent the passage of sparks or embers.
d. 
Fires must be kept at least ten (10) feet from any structure or combustible exterior wall.
e. 
Fires must be constantly attended.
f. 
No such fire or container used for open burning may be used on any porch, deck, balcony or any other portion of a building; within any room or space; under any building overhang.
g. 
The burning of yard waste, leaves, brush, vines, evergreen needles, branches smaller than three (3) inches in diameter, treated lumber, garbage, paper products or anything other than firewood as set forth herein is prohibited.
h. 
All open fires as set forth herein shall be extinguished no later than 1:00 a.m.
i. 
The Fire Prevention Officer, Police Officer or Code Enforcement Officer may order any open fire, or use of a chiminea, outdoor fireplace or fire pit which creates a nuisance, to be extinguished.
[Ord. #08-70]
a. 
This section shall be administered by the Fire Prevention Officer, the Police Department and the Code Enforcement Office.
b. 
Any person, firm or corporation, violating any of the provisions of this section, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding the sum of one thousand two hundred fifty ($1,250.00) dollars, or to imprisonment not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both.