[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of West Deptford 4-16-1981 by Ord. No. 81-4. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 6-18-1996 by Ord. No. 96-9]
A certain document, three copies of which are on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Township of West Deptford, County of Gloucester, State of New Jersey, being marked and designated as "The BOCA National Property Maintenance Code/1996", as published by Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA) International, Inc., be and is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the Township of West Deptford, County of Gloucester and State of New Jersey, for the control of buildings and structures as herein provided; and each and all of the regulations of the "The BOCA National Property Maintenance Code/1996" are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this chapter. Any amendments, updates, additions, and/or deletions to the "The BOCA National Property Maintenance Code/1996", as may be made from time to time, shall be automatically incorporated into this chapter and made a part hereof.
Any and all other ordinances or parts thereof in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
Nothing in this chapter or in the Basic Property Maintenance Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding pending in any court or any rights acquitted or liability incurred or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in § 127-2 of this chapter; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.
If any section, paragraph, sentence, clause, or part of this chapter or the Basic Property Maintenance Code, Second Edition, 1981, is found to be unconstitutional or illegal by any court of competent jurisdiction, then such section, paragraph, sentence, clause or part shall be deemed to be severable, and the remainder thereof shall continue in full force and effect.
[Added 7-16-1981 by Ord. No. 81-20]
Said Property Maintenance Code is amended and changed as follows: