Township of Galloway, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Article I adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Galloway as indicated in article history. Subsequent articles adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Galloway as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Adoption of Code by Board of Health — See Ch. 337, Art. I.
[Adopted 1-18-1971 by Ord. No. 393]
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:49-4, there is hereby adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Galloway a revision and codification of its ordinances known as "The Code of the Township of Galloway, County of Atlantic and State of New Jersey," of which not less than one copy has been made and is now filed in the office of the Clerk of the township, and the same is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out herein, and, from the date this ordinance shall take effect, the provisions shall be controlling. The copy of the revision and codification of the ordinances of the Township of Galloway above referred to as being filed in the office of the Clerk of the township shall remain in said office for the use and examination of the public until final action is taken upon this ordinance and thereafter while the same shall be in effect.
The provisions of this Code, so far as they are the same in substance as those of heretofore existing ordinances, shall be considered continuations of such ordinances and not new enactments.
All provisions of the Code of the Township of Galloway, County of Atlantic and State of New Jersey shall be in full force and effect on and after the effective date of this ordinance.
A. 
Terms used in this Code, unless otherwise specifically defined, have the meanings prescribed by the Revised Statutes of New Jersey for the same terms.
B. 
Terms used in this Code have the following meanings:
COUNCIL
[Amended 6-28-2005 by Ord. No. 1609]
The Township Council of the Township of Galloway.
COUNTY
County of Atlantic.
ORDINANCES
The ordinances of the Township of Galloway and all amendments thereto.
PERSON
Any natural individual, firm, trust, partnership, association or corporation. Whenever the word "person" is used in any section of this Code prescribing a penalty or fine, as applied to partnerships or associations, the word includes the partners or members thereof, and, as applied to corporations, includes officers, agents or employees thereof who are responsible for any violations of the section. The singular includes the plural. The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter genders.
STATE
State of New Jersey.
TOWNSHIP
The Township of Galloway, County of Atlantic, New Jersey.
All ordinances of a general and permanent nature adopted by (1) the governing body of the Township of Galloway or (2) the Board of Health of the Township of Galloway prior to the first day of January 1971, and not contained in the Code of the Township of Galloway, Atlantic County, New Jersey, are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance, except as hereinafter provided in § 1-6, and excepting all ordinances adopted since January 1, 1971, which such ordinances shall be included in this Code as replacement pages as a part of the Code.
The adoption of this Code and the repeal of ordinances provided for in § 1-5 of this ordinance shall not affect the following ordinances, rights and obligations, which are hereby expressly saved from repeal:
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Any right or liability established, accrued or incurred under any legislative provisions of the Township of Galloway prior to the effective date of this ordinance or any action or proceeding brought for the enforcement of such right or liability.
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Any offense or act committed or done before the effective date of this ordinance in violation of any legislative provision of the Township of Galloway, or any penalty, punishment or forfeiture which may result therefrom.
C. 
Any prosecution, indictment, action, suit or other proceeding pending or any judgment rendered prior to the effective date of this ordinance brought pursuant to any legislative provision of the Township of Galloway.
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Any franchise, license, right, easement or privilege heretofore granted or conferred by the Township Committee.
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Any ordinance of the Township of Galloway providing for the laying out, opening, altering, widening, relocating, straightening, establishing grade, changing name, improvement, acceptance or vacation of any right-of-way, easement, street, road, highway, park or other public place within the Township of Galloway.
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Any ordinance or resolution of the Township of Galloway appropriating money or transferring funds, promising or guaranteeing the payment of money or authorizing the issuance and delivery of any bond of the Township of Galloway or other instruments or evidence of the township's indebtedness.
G. 
Ordinances authorizing the purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property or any lawful contract or obligation.
H. 
The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges.
I. 
Any ordinance authorizing local improvements.
J. 
The resolutions of the Township Committee not in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of this Code.
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Any provision of an ordinance or resolution of the governing body of the township creating employments, positions or offices and fixing duties therefor which are not provided for in the Code of the Township of Galloway, Atlantic County, New Jersey, and which are not in conflict or inconsistent therewith.
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Any provision of an ordinance or resolution of the governing body of the township fixing the compensation or salaries of township officials and employees or the pay and compensation of positions and clerical employments insofar as same are applicable to any official or employee who is receiving a higher salary than the maximum established for such position or employment.
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Any ordinance or provision of any ordinance establishing or creating any office or position in the Township of Galloway, or establishing or creating any fees or providing for the general fines or penalties.
N. 
Any ordinance or resolution not of a general or permanent nature and not incorporated in the Code.
[Amended 6-28-2005 by Ord. No. 1609]
Any and all additions, amendments or supplements to the Code of the Township of Galloway, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey, when passed and adopted in such form as to indicate the intention of the Township Council to be a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated into such Code, so that reference to "The Code of the Township of Galloway, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey" shall be understood and intended to include such additions and amendments. Whenever such additions, amendments, or supplements to the Code of the Township of Galloway, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey shall be adopted, they shall thereafter be printed and, as provided hereunder, inserted in the loose-leaf book containing the said Code as amendments and supplements thereto.
[Amended 6-28-2005 by Ord. No. 1609]
It shall be the duty of the Township Clerk or someone authorized and directed by the Township Council to keep up-to-date the certified copy of the book containing the Code of the Township of Galloway, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey, required to be filed in the office of the Township Clerk for the use of the public. All changes in said Code, and all ordinances adopted by the Township Committee and/or Township Council subsequent to the first day of January 1971 which the Township Committee and/or Township Council shall adopt, shall, when finally adopted, be included therein by reference until such changes or new ordinances are printed as supplements to said Code book, at which time such supplements shall be inserted therein.
[Amended 6-28-2005 by Ord. No. 1609]
Copies of the Code book containing the Code of the Township of Galloway, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey, may be purchased from the Clerk of the Township of Galloway upon the payment of a fee to be set by resolution of the Township Council, who may also arrange, by resolution, for procedures for the periodic supplementation thereof.
Each section of the Code and every part of each section is an independent section or part of a section, and the holding of any section or a part thereof to be unconstitutional, void or ineffective for any cause shall not be deemed to affect the validity or constitutionality of any other section or part thereof.
Each section of this ordinance is an independent section, and the holding of any section or part thereof to be unconstitutional, void or ineffective for any cause shall not be deemed to affect the validity or constitutionality of any other section or part thereof.
The captions of the several sections of the Code of the Township of Galloway, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey, printed in boldface type, are intended as mere catchwords to indicate the content of the sections and shall not be deemed or taken to be titles of such sections or as any part of such sections, nor shall they be deemed to be such when any of such sections, including the captions, are amended or reenacted unless expressly so provided in the amendment or reenactment.
Only general ordinances adopted by the Township of Galloway and the Board of Health of the Township of Galloway are meant to be included in the revision and codification and not ordinances covering bond issues, finances, assessments, franchises, annexations and similarly specific ordinances which are limited in scope and application.
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Whenever, in the revision and codification, or in any other ordinance of the Township, or rule, regulation or order promulgated by any officer or agency of the Township under authority duly vested in him or it, any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense, or the doing of any act is required, or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provisions of the revision and codification or of any other ordinance of the Township, or any rule, regulation or order, as aforesaid, shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $2,000, imprisonment for not more than 90 days and/or a period of community service for not more than 90 days; provided, however, that where the penalty for any particular offense is limited by state statute, then such limitation shall be applicable to the provisions of the revision and codification and other ordinances of the Township or rule, order or regulation, as aforesaid, notwithstanding the provisions of this section.
[Amended 6-28-2005 by Ord. No. 1609; 10-9-2012 by Ord. No. 1856]
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Each day any violation of the revision or codification or of any other ordinance of the township, or any rule, regulation or order, as aforesaid, shall continue, shall constitute a separate offense.
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Whenever any such fine be imposed upon any corporation, such fine and costs and charges incident thereto may be collected in an action of debt or in such other manner as may be provided by law.
[Amended 6-28-2005 by Ord. No. 1609]
It shall be unlawful for anyone to improperly change or amend, by additions or deletions, any part or portion thereof, or to alter or tamper with such Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the Township of Galloway, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey to be misrepresented thereby. Anyone violating this section of this ordinance shall be subject, upon conviction, to a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both, in the discretion of the Judge imposing the same.
This ordinance shall take effect immediately after final adoption and publication according to law.
[Adopted 10-9-2001 by Ord. No. 1487]
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:49-4, Parts I, II and III of the 1971 Code of the Township of Galloway, as adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Galloway on January 18, 1971, and subsequent ordinances of the Township of Galloway of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified and consolidated into chapters and sections by General Code Publishers Corp., and as renumbered to consist of Chapters 1 through 363, together with an Appendix, are hereby approved, adopted, ordained and enacted as the "Code of the Township of Galloway," hereinafter known and referred to as the "Code."
Township of Galloway
Derivation Table of 1971 Code to 2001 Code
Chapter/Title from 1971 Code
Location in 2001 Code
PART I  ADMINISTRATIVE LEGISLATION
1. General Provisions
Article I Adoption of Code by
Ch. 1, Art. I
Township Committee
Article I Adoption of Code by Board of Health
Ch. 337, Art. I
2. Administrative Code
Ch. 5
3. Equal Opportunity
Ch. 37
4. Civil Defense Agency
Ch. 11
4A. Claims, Payment of
Ch. 15
5. Conservation Commission
Ch. 19
5A. Drug-Free School Zone Map
Ch. 170
5B. Environmental Commission
Ch. 33
6. Ethics, Code of
Ch. 41
6A. Fees
Ch. 189
7. Fire Department
Ch. 47
8. Defense and Indemnification of Officers and Employees
Ch. 27
9. Insurance Fund
Ch. 51, Art. I
10. Land Use Procedures
Ch. 59
12. Municipal Court
Ch. 23
13. Municipal Officers and Employees
Article I  Deputy Township Clerk
Ch. 67, Art. I
Article II  Senior and Junior Clerks  in Tax Assessor's Office
Ch. 67, Art. V
Article III Senior and Junior Clerks  in Tax Collector's Office
Ch. 67, Art. III
Article IV  Police-Fire Radio Communications Operators
Ch. 67, Art. II
Article V  Zoning Officer
Ch. 67, Art. IV
Article VI  Municipal Prosecutor
Ch. 67, Art. VI
Article VII  Junior Clerk in Township Clerk's Office
Ch. 67, Art. VIII
Article VIII  Township Treasurer
Ch. 67, Art.VII
Article IX  Senior and Junior Clerks in Police Department
Ch. 67, Art. IX
Article X  Municipal Manager
Ch. 67, Art. X
Article XI  Assistant Treasurer
Ch. 67, Art. XI
Article XII  Executive Secretary, Office of the Manager
Ch. 67, Art. XII
14. Personnel Policies
Ch. 73
15. Planning Board
Ch. 75
17. Police Department
Article I  Composition and Organization
Ch. 77, Art. I
Article II Contracted Off-Duty Employment
Ch. 77, Art. III
Article III  Special Police
Ch. 77, Art. II
19. Salaries
Ch. 85
PART II  GENERAL LEGISLATION
23. Alarm Systems
Ch. 95
24. Alcoholic Beverages
Article I  Licenses and Fees
Ch. 99, Art. I
Article II Consumption on Unlicensed Commercial Premises
Ch. 99, Art. II
Article III  Purchase by Minors
Ch. 99, Art. VI
Article IV Public Consumption
Ch. 99, Art. III
Article V  Penalties
Ch. 99, Art. IV
Article VI  Underage Consumption on Private Property
Ch. 99, Art. V
25. Animals at Large
Ch. 107, Art. V
26. Amusement Devices
Ch. 103
28. Boarding- and Rooming Houses
Ch. 115
29. Brush and Hedges Near Roadways
Ch. 119
31. Buildings
Ch. 181
32. Buildings or Structures, Dangerous
Ch. 123
33. Buildings Unfit for Human Habitation
Ch. 129
34. Buses
Ch. 133
35. Campgrounds, Private
Ch. 137
36. Canvassers and Door-to-Door Salesmen
Ch. 141
37. Construction Codes, Uniform
Ch. 153
38. Curfew
Ch. 161
40. Dogs
Article I  Dogs Running at Large
Ch. 107, Art. I
Article II  Licensing of Dogs
Ch. 107, Art. II
Article III  K-9 Dogs
Ch. 107, Art. III
Article IV  Enforcement
Ch. 107, Art. IV
41. Drug Paraphernalia
Ch. 173
43. Excavations and Gravel Pits
Article I  Excavations in Roads
Ch. 185, Art. II
Article II  Sand and Gravel Pits
Ch. 185, Art. I
44. Festivals and Mass Assemblies
Ch. 193
46. Fire Prevention
Ch. 199
47. Flood Hazard Areas
Ch. 203
48. Games of Chance on Sunday
Ch. 211
49. Garbage, Rubbish and Refuse
Ch. 291
50. Gypsy Moth Spraying Program
Ch. 221
53. Junkyards
Ch. 229
54. Land Management
Ch. 233
55. Licensed Occupations
Article I  General Regulations
Ch. 241
Article II  Garage, Lawn, Attic, Rummage, Flea Market and Other Casual Sales
Ch. 215
Article III  Construction Contractors
Ch. 157
56. Loitering
Ch. 245
56A. Maximum Occupancy Requirements
Ch. 177
57. Mobile Retail Food Establishments
Ch. 207
58. Noise
Ch. 253
58A. Obscene Materials
Ch. 257
59. Parks and Recreation Areas
Ch. 261
59A. Police Department
Article I  Enforcement of Laws Within Condominium Common Areas
Ch. 149, Art. I
60. Property Maintenance
Ch. 267
60A. Recycling
Ch. 273
61. Sewers
Ch. 281
62. Streets and Sidewalks
Ch. 295
67. Taxicabs, Autocabs and Limousines
Ch. 301
67A. Tobacco Products
Ch. 305
68. Towing Companies
Ch. 309
69. Trailer Courts
Ch. 313
71. Vehicles and Traffic
Article I  Adoption
Ch. 319, Art. II
Article II  Charitable Roadway Solicitations
Ch. 319, Art. I
73. Vehicles, Motor-Driven
Ch. 323
75. Water
Ch. 329
PART III  BOARD OF HEALTH LEGISLATION
77. Boarding Homes for Children
Ch. 341
80. Food and Beverage Vending Machines
Ch. 347
82. Health Nuisances
Ch. 353
87. Retail Food Establishments
Ch. 349
89. Sewage Disposal Systems, Individual
Ch. 357
91. Swimming Pools
Ch. 361
92. Swine
Ch. 363
APPENDIX
A100. Cable Television Franchise
Ch. A367
A101. Police Department Rules and Regulations
Ch. A368