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Borough of Clementon, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Clementon as indicated in article histories. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-1-1925 by Ord. No. 1]
There shall be and hereby is established, created and constituted a local Board of Health in and for the Borough of Clementon in the County of Camden to be known as the "Board of Health of the Borough of Clementon."
[Amended 10-2-1956 by Ord. No. 56-13; 11-18-1968 by Ord. No. 68-16; 5-24-1976 by Ord. No. 76-5]
The Board of Health shall consist of seven members who shall be appointed by the Mayor of the Borough of Clementon by and with the consent of the Borough Council. The persons so appointed shall be citizens of the State of New Jersey and residents of the Borough of Clementon. Each member shall serve for a period of three years from the date of his appointment. A practicing physician who need not be required to be a resident of the Borough of Clementon shall be appointed in an advisory capacity to the Board for a term of one year.
Each member shall, before entering upon the performance of the duties of said office, file with the Clerk of the Borough an oath similar to the oath filed by other Borough officers.
[Amended 12-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-25]
The Board of Health hereby created shall have, exercise and perform all the powers, authority and duties vested in and pertaining to local Boards of Health, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-1 et seq.
[Adopted 12-18-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-15]
The Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) is hereby adopted to define and prohibit certain matters, things, conditions or acts and each of them as a nuisance, prohibiting certain noises or sounds, requiring the proper heating of apartments, prohibiting lease or rentals of certain buildings, prohibiting spitting in or upon public buildings, conveyances or sidewalks, authorizing the inspection of premises by an enforcing official, providing for removal or abatement of certain nuisances and recovery of expenses incurred by the Board of Health in removing or abating such nuisances and prescribing penalties for violations.
Any person who violates any section of this article shall be subject to a fine of not less than $250 nor more than $1,250 for each violation of this article or imprisonment in the county jail up to 90 days, or both, in the discretion of the municipal court judge before whom such defendant shall be convicted. Each day that the violation exists is considered to be a separate offense.