Township of Bernards, NJ
Somerset County
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[Ord. #585, § 1004A; Ord. #845, § 2; Ord. #1357, 6-29-1999, amended]
Any owner, agent, person or corporation who violates any of the provisions of this chapter or who fails to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who erects, raises, moves, extends, enlarges, alters or demolishes any structure in violation of any detailed statement or plan submitted hereunder, or who puts into use any lot or premises in violation of any detailed statement or plans submitted hereunder, or who refuses reasonable opportunity to inspect any premises or removed a tree without a permit that is required shall, upon conviction thereof by any court authorized by law to hear and determine the matter, be liable to a fine of not more than $1,000, or to imprisonment for a term of not more than 90 days, or both, as such court in its discretion may impose. Each tree removed shall be considered a separate offense. The owners of any property wherein a violation exists, and any builder, contractor or agent who may have assisted in the commission of any such violation, shall be guilty of a separate offense.
Each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
[Ord. #585, § 1004B]
The owner of any structure, lot of land, or part thereof, and/or the tenant or occupant of any building or structure, lot of land or part thereof where anything in violation of this chapter is placed or exists, and any architect, builder, developer, contractor, agent, person or corporation engaged or employed in connection therewith who assists in the commission of such violation shall each be guilty of a separate offense, and upon conviction thereof shall each be liable to the fine or imprisonment, or both, specified in subsection 21-65.1 above.