Township of Rochelle Park, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Rochelle Park 2-10-1993 by Ord. No. 647. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 70.
Shade trees — See Ch. 157.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Any person, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or any other entity which is engaged in the business of landscaping, lawn maintenance, irrigation or gardening, for a fee or for profit. This shall not include casual employment by minors or casual employment by family members.
[Amended 2-19-2003 by Ord. No. 874-03]
[Added 8-16-2006 by Ord. No. 952-06[1]]
Landscapers, as defined herein, who perform work or services within the Township of Rochelle Park shall, annually, provide the office of the Township of Clerk with proof of registration with the State of New Jersey pursuant to the "Contractors' Registration Act."[2] In the event that any landscaper or landscaping company is not required to register pursuant to the aforementioned state law, the company or landscaper shall provide written notice to the Township Clerk of the fact that the landscaper is working within the Township of Rochelle Park but is not subject to the Contractors' Registration Act.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former § 123-2, License required; application.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 56:8-136 et seq.
Editor's Note: Former § 123-3, License fee; identification sticker, was repealed 8-16-2006 by Ord. No. 952-06.
Any person who violates any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both.
All landscapers shall provide for the removal of lawn clippings and other landscaping debris and shall not leave or deposit said debris at the curbside or any other site in the Township of Rochelle Park. Any landscaper who causes said lawn clippings or landscaping debris to remain on the site or curbside or anywhere in the Township of Rochelle Park shall forfeit his license to conduct his landscaping business anywhere in the Township of Rochelle Park and shall also be subject to the penalties provided in this chapter.
[Added 2-19-2003 by Ord. No. 874-03]
No landscaper, as defined in this chapter, shall be allowed to perform activities set forth herein within the Township of Rochelle Park on Sunday or on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, unless an exemption is sought and obtained for such work from the Township Committee. Nothing contained in this chapter shall be considered as prohibiting an emergency situation necessary for the preservation of health and safety on Sundays.
During the days of Monday through Saturday, no activities shall commence before 7:00 a.m. and shall end at sundown.