[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township of Washington (Township of Robbinsville) by Ord. No. 95-8 (§ 11-7 of the 2001 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Rent control for mobile home dwellings — See Ch. 196.
Every landlord in the Township of Robbinsville shall, by July 1 of each year or at the time of the creation of the first tenancy in any newly constructed or reconstructed building, file with the Clerk of this Municipality in the case of a one-dwelling-unit rental or a two-dwelling-unit non-owner-occupied premises, a certificate of registration on forms prescribed by the Commissioner of Community Affairs, which shall contain the following information:
The name and address of the record owner or owners of the premises and the record owner or owners of the rental business if not the same persons. In the case of a partnership, the names of all general partners shall be provided.
If the record owner is a corporation, the name and address of the registered agent and corporate officers of the corporation;
If the address of any record owner is not located in the county in which the premises are located the name and address of a person who resides in the county in which the premises are located and is authorized to accept notices from a tenant and to issue receipts therefor and to accept service of process on behalf of the record owner;
The name and address of the managing agent of the premises, if any;
The names and address, including the dwelling unit, apartment, or room number of the superintendent, janitor, custodian, or other individual employed by the record owner or managing agent to provide maintenance service, if any;
The name, address, and telephone number of an individual representative of the record owner or managing agent, who may be reached or contacted at any time in the event of an emergency affecting the premises or any unit of dwelling space therein, including such emergencies as the failure of an essential service or system, and who has the authority to make emergency decisions concerning the building and any repair to it or expenditure in connection with it;
The name and address of every holder of recorded mortgage on the premises;
If fuel oil is used to heat the building and the landlord furnished the heat in the building, the name and address of the fuel-oil dealer servicing the building and the grade of fuel oil used.
In the case of a filing with the Municipal Clerk, the Clerk shall index and file the certificate and make it reasonably available for public inspection.
Every landlord required to file a certificate of registration shall file an amended certificate of registration within 20 days after any change in the information required to be included thereon. No fee shall be required for the filing of an amendment except where the ownership of the premises is changed.
At the time of the creation of a new tenancy, every landlord shall provide each occupant or tenant in this building or project a copy of the certificate of registration required by this chapter. If an amended certificate is filed, the landlord shall furnish each occupant or tenant with a copy of the amended certificate within seven days after the amended certificate is filed with the Municipal Clerk in the case of a tenant-occupied one-family dwelling or a non-owner-occupied two-family dwelling.
[Added by Ord. No. 96-18]
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter, shall upon conviction thereof, be subject to the penalties provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty. Each day such a violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such.