[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Trenton 9-7-1967 as § 20-6 of the Revised General Ordinance. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The owner or owners of any lot in this City, within 30 days after becoming such owner, shall present to the City Engineer the deed or other evidence of title for such lot to the end that the transfer and ownership of such lot may be duly recorded in the official records of the City. The fee for the plotting and recording are as set forth in Chapter 77, Fees, of the Code of the City of Trenton.
All deeds or other documents presented to the City Engineer for recording or plotting, as hereinbefore and herein required, shall contain a definite identification of the location of the lot or property being conveyed by the insertion therein of either a definite beginning point, the street and house number, the lot and page number of the City atlas or a reference to the original plot plan and lot number.
The City Engineer may refuse to accept any deed or other instrument herein mentioned for such plotting and recording if sufficient identification of the lot or property hereinabove provided is not set forth therein.
The City Engineer, in his/her sole judgment and discretion, may require that any such deed or other instrument presented to him/her for such plotting or recording, as hereby provided, shall be left at this office for such period of time as (s)he may deem reasonable and necessary for that purpose.
Any owner or owners of any lot or property who shall refuse or neglect to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter or who shall in any manner violate the same, on conviction thereof, shall forfeit and pay a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, Article III, General Penalty, and each violation of the provisions of the same shall be deemed and taken to be a separate and distinct offense.