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Borough of Brooklawn, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Brooklawn 9-30-1935 by Ord. No. 98. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 93.
Hunting and firearms — See Ch. 101.
No person shall operate or use any radio receiving set, phonograph or other sound- producing device or cause or allow to be made any unnecessary noise, or allow any noise made by domestic animals, which shall annoy or disturb the comfort, rest or repose of any person or persons being in his, her or their place or places of abode.
No person shall go about from door to door or place himself or herself in the streets to beg, solicit or gather alms without the consent of the Mayor and Council.
No person shall engage in any practice, sport or exercise having a tendency to annoy persons passing in the streets or on the sidewalks or driving or riding on the public highway.
No person or persons shall make, aid, countenance or assist in making any improper noise, riot, disturbance or breach of peace, or utter loud, indecent and offensive language in the streets or highways or in any other place in such manner as to disturb the peace and good order of the community, nor collect in bodies or crowds for idle or unlawful purposes to the annoyance or disturbance of citizens or pedestrians.
[Amended 5-9-1988 by Ord. No. 7-88]
No person shall intentionally or otherwise, within the limits of said borough, discard, deposit, throw or leave any wastepaper, trash, dirt, stone or any other material upon the public streets, roads, avenues, parks or other public place or upon any lot or other premises except in containers for that purpose or so placed as to be collected by the proper authorities.
Litter receptacles and their servicing is required in the Borough of Brooklawn at the following public places: sidewalks used by pedestrians in active retail commercially zoned areas, such that there shall be no single linear quarter mile without a receptacle; buildings held out for use by the public, including schools, government buildings and railroad and bus stations; parks; drive-in restaurants; any street vendor location; self-service refreshment areas; construction sites; gasoline service station islands; shopping areas; parking lots; marinas, boat moorage and fueling stations; boat-launching areas; public and private piers operated for public use; beaches and bathing areas; and at special events to which the public is invited, including sporting events, parades, carnivals, circuses and festivals. The proprietors or governmental agencies in charge of these places or the sponsors of the events shall be responsible for providing and servicing the receptacles.
No person shall discard or dump any household or commercial solid waste in any place not specifically designated for the purpose of solid waste storage or disposal.
No person shall store in any area zoned residential any bulky household item such as an appliance, furniture or mattresses, except in a fully enclosed structure.
No person shall store tires in any area zoned residential except in a fully enclosed structure.
All vehicles shall be properly covered to prevent any loads from dropping, leaking or otherwise escaping from said vehicle.
No person shall accumulate debris on or around construction sites or the storage of debris in such a manner that it is likely to be removed by natural forces unto adjacent property.
No commercial, industrial or residential waste disposal bins shall be permitted to be open or overflowing.
Every owner, leasee, tenant, occupant or person in charge of any building or structure shall keep an Id cause to be kept the: sidewalk and curb-abutting area, if there is no sidewalk, free from obstruction and nuisances of every kind and shall keep said sidewalks, areaways, back yards, courts and alleys free from litter and other offensive material.
No person shall sweep into or deposit in any gutter, street, catch basin or other public place any accumulation of litter from any public or private sidewalk or driveways.
It shall be unlawful for any rag picker, scavenger or other person to cut, untie or otherwise unbundle on any street, highway or public place any paper or other combustible rubbish or refuse so tied or fastened together and placed for collection by any householder, owner, occupant or tenant on the sidewalk in front of or alongside of the property of such householder, owner, occupant or tenant.
[Added 12-19-2005 by Ord. No. 18-05[1]; amended 9-21-2015 by Ord. No. 14-15]
Any landlord and/or owner of real property located within the Borough of Brooklawn shall be responsible for any activities, actions, events and conduct of any person and/or animal which occurs in, on or about said premises or property. The landlord and/or owner's responsibility shall extend to and include but not be limited to any disorderly conduct, nuisance, offensive language and any other behavior or conduct which is a violation of any state statute or of any of the provisions of the Code of the Borough of Brooklawn.
The landlord and/or owner of any such property located within the Borough of Brooklawn shall be responsible and liable for the activities, actions, events and conduct of any tenant, invitee, guest or any other person who is in, on or about the premises and/or property with the permission, either expressed or implied, of the landlord, owner, tenant, guest or invitee.
Upon the occurrence of a violation of this section, the landlord and/or owner of the property shall be put on notice by receiving written notification of said violation from the person so designated by the Mayor and Borough Council to forward said notice. Said notice shall generally inform the landlord and/or owner of the nature of the violation and the date upon which said violation occurred. Said notice shall also state that any subsequent violation of this section may result in said landlord and/or owner being cited and otherwise charged with a violation of said section, which may result in a hearing on said violation to be heard in the Borough of Brooklawn Municipal Court.
If any violation of this section occurs subsequent to written notification being sent to said landlord and/or owner in accordance with the above provisions, then said landlord and/or owner shall be cited for violation of this section and noticed for a hearing to be held in the Borough of Brooklawn Municipal Court.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former § 113-7 as § 113-8.
[Amended 4-21-1986 by Ord. No. 7-86; 12-19-2005 by Ord. No. 18-05]
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable for penalties or any combination thereof as set forth in § 1-15 of the Code of the Borough of Brooklawn, in the discretion of the Judge of the Municipal Court before whom such violation is heard and conviction made. Each day that a violation occurs shall be deemed a separate and distinct violation, subject to the penalty provisions of this chapter.