Township of Burlington, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Burlington 9-14-1965 (Sec. 5:3 of the 1975 General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Brush, weeds, trees and debris — See Ch. 140.
Soil erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 500.
Streets and sidewalk obstructions and openings — See Ch. 520.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Includes individuals, companies, firms, societies, copartnerships, corporations, associations, cooperatives and joint-stock companies.
The enforcement official designated to enforce the provisions of this chapter shall be the Building Inspector of the Township of Burlington.
All persons coming within the provisions of this chapter shall comply with the following regulations:
Removal of construction debris. No person shall within the limits of the Township of Burlington permit land to be covered with or contain refuse or debris resulting from the construction activities or the demolition of a building or other structure, which refuse or debris has remained on a particular lot for more than 30 days after the completion of said construction activities or said demolition work on said particular lot.
Construction prohibited. No person shall unnecessarily obstruct any street, avenue, road, highway, alley or public place with any kind of vehicle or construction equipment, or both, or construction or excavation material, but the provisions of this section shall not prevent persons who are engaged in construction activities or demolition work from occupying, with police approval, until notified by an official of the Township of Burlington to cease such occupancy, 1/2 of the street in front of the lot where they are so building, as long as proper protective measures are taken, unless another person is engaged in construction activities or demolition work on the opposite side of the street, in which case neither shall occupy more than 1/4 of the street; no person engaged in construction activities or demolition work shall continue such occupancy of any street after notice from any official or police officer of said Township to discontinue the same.
Dust regulated. No person shall permit any land to be barren or without sufficient cover to prevent dust and dirt from being blown by the wind for a period greater than one week after the clearing of said land. The cover may consist of seeding, grass or other vegetation or any device or blanket-like object, subject to the approval of the Township Engineer.
Noise regulated. No person shall permit any construction to occur between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. prevailing time which requires outside lighting or which produces noise which would reasonably be expected to disturb any person in the neighborhood.[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Height regulation. No person shall permit dirt or refuse or any material whatsoever to be piled to a height greater than three feet which shall be within 40 feet of any public highway or street; provided, however, upon the showing of necessity, the Building Inspector of said municipality may grant an exception, not to exceed 30 days.