[HISTORY: 1984 Code §§ 100-1—100-5 as amended through December 31, 2016. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A code defining and prohibiting certain matters, conditions or acts 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 on public buildings, conveyances or sidewalks; authorizing the inspection of premises by an enforcing official; providing for the removal or abatement of certain nuisances and for the recovery of expenses incurred in removing or abating these nuisances; and prescribing penalties for violations, is hereby established pursuant to Chapter 188, Laws of 1950 (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 — 26:3-69.6). A copy of the code is annexed to this chapter and made a part of it without the inclusion of the text.
The code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953)."
Three copies of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Health and will remain on file there for use and examination by the public.
The code is amended in Section 1-1 to read as follows:
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter or of the code established herein shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not less than $2 nor more than $500 for each violation. Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.