Township of Bridgewater, NJ
Somerset County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health[1] by the Township of Bridgewater 4-11-1962. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Individual sewage disposal systems — See Ch. 173.
Sewers and sewage disposal — See Ch. 175.
[1]
Editor's Note: Under the present form of township government there is no longer a Board of Health. The legislative functions of the Board of Health are now performed by the Township Council.

§ 145-1 Adoption of standards by reference; copies on file.

A code defining and prohibiting 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 rental of certain buildings; prohibiting spitting in or upon public buildings, conveyances or sidewalks; authorizing the inspection of premises by an enforcing official; providing for the removal or abatement of certain nuisances and the recovery of expenses incurred by the Board of Health in removing or abating such nuisances; and prescribing penalties for violations, is hereby established, adopted and made an ordinance of the Board of Health pursuant to N.J.R.S. 26:3-69.1 et seq., and a copy of this code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein. This code hereby established and adopted is described and is commonly known as the "Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953)." Three certified true copies of said code were, upon the introduction of this chapter, placed on file in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Health, where the same will remain on file for use and examination by the public until final action is taken on this chapter, and, if this chapter is adopted, will also remain on file in said office for such use and examination for so long as this chapter shall remain in full force and effect, and three additional certified true copies of said code and three copies of this chapter shall be placed on file and shall remain on file in the office of any board, body or officer of the Township of Bridgewater having in charge the enforcement of this chapter and said code, for use and examination by the public for so long as this chapter shall remain in full force and effect. This chapter and said code may be printed in composite form for general use.

§ 145-2 Additional regulations.

[Amended 10-3-1977 by Ord. No. 77-37]
The following additional regulations, numbered to conform to the numbering system of said code, are hereby established as a part of said code:
A. 
10.2 - Any person who violates or neglects to comply with any provision of this chapter or code established herein or notice issued pursuant thereto shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty of not less than $2 nor more than $500 for each violation.

§ 145-3 Compliance with other health regulations.

[Added 4-24-1968 by Ord. No. 68-1]
Section V of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) hereby adopted shall not operate to prohibit the residential use of premises in existence on March 28, 1962, provided that the facilities of such residential premises are maintained in full compliance with all other applicable health regulations and health standards promulgated or approved by the New Jersey State Department of Health and do not menace the public health.

§ 145-4 Discontinuance of public health menaces.

[Added 4-24-1968 by Ord. No. 68-1]
Nothing herein shall operate to permit the continuance of any condition existing on March 28, 1962, or thereafter which menaces the public health or which did not then or thereafter comply with all other applicable health standards approved as aforesaid.

§ 145-5 Sewage disposal systems.

[Added 4-24-1968 by Ord. No. 68-1]
Nothing herein shall operate to exempt any premises from full compliance with Section V of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) hereby adopted when the premises can be served by a public sewer or by an approved individual sewage disposal system.