[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Andover 12-12-1973 as Ch. BH-VIII of the 1973 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Animals — See Ch. 20.
A code regulating premises on which swine are maintained; establishing minimum standards governing the location and maintenance of such premises; authorizing inspections of such premises; declaring and defining certain acts or conditions on such premises as nuisances; and declaring and fixing penalties for violations thereof is hereby adopted pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 et seq. A copy of the code is annexed to this chapter and made a part of it without inclusion of the text herein.
Editor's Note: Said code is on file in the Township offices.
The code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the “Maintenance of Swine Code of New Jersey (1957).”
Three copies of the Maintenance of Swine Code of New Jersey (1957) have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Health for the use and examination of the public.
No person shall maintain more than 10 swine, as defined in the code, on premises within the boundaries of the Township until a valid permit has been issued by the Board of Health.
Permits required by this chapter or code may be denied or suspended by the Board of Health for failure to comply with this chapter or code. The Board of Health shall afford the person whose permit to maintain swine on premises has been denied or suspended an opportunity to be heard in public hearing, and following this to be informed of the Board's decision within two weeks.
The fee for a permit to maintain swine on premises shall be $25 for each 10 swine or portion thereof.
Permits issued for the maintenance of swine on premises shall expire annually on December 31 of each year and application for renewal shall be submitted together with the required fee prior to December 1 of each year.