Township of Washington, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Washington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Housing standards — See Ch. 260.
Junkyards — See Ch. 269.
Littering — See Ch. 284.
Public health nuisances — See Ch. 490.
[Adopted 7-11-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-5]

§ 297-1 Intent and purpose.

The provisions and prohibitions hereinafter contained and enacted are in pursuance of and for the purpose of:
A. 
Securing and promoting the public health and general welfare of persons in Washington Township.
B. 
Preventing the spread of diseases from mosquito transmission by preventing the presence of mosquito larvae in water that accumulates in tires.

§ 297-2 Proper storage of tires.

Tires shall be stored in a totally enclosed structure or covered to prevent the existence or presence of any water in which mosquito larvae may mature and grow or exist. If stored outside, they must be stored up off of the ground and covered not to allow standing water.

§ 297-3 Unusable tires.

Any tires that cannot be used shall be considered waste material and must be disposed of in a proper and lawful manner which prevents the collection of stagnant rain water in said tires.

§ 297-4 Enforcement.

It shall be the responsibility of the Municipal Code Enforcement Officer and/or Burlington County Health Department to enforce this article.

§ 297-5 Violations and penalties.

A. 
Minimum penalty. There shall be a minimum penalty of a fine fixed at an amount not less than $50 for the first offense; $100 for a second offense; $150 for the third and subsequent offenses.
B. 
Separate violations. Each and every day in which a violation of any provisions of this article exists shall constitute a separate violation.
[Adopted 7-11-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-6]

§ 297-6 Intent and purpose.

A. 
The provisions and prohibitions hereinafter contained and enacted are in pursuance of and for the purpose of:
B. 
Securing and promoting the public health and general welfare of persons in Washington Township.
C. 
Preventing the spread of diseases from mosquito transmission by preventing the presence of mosquito larvae in pool water that is not maintained properly.

§ 297-7 Proper pool maintenance.

Pools shall be properly maintained to prevent the existence or presence of any water in which mosquito larvae may mature and grow or exist.

§ 297-8 Pool covers.

Any pool cover must be maintained in a way to prevent the collection of stagnant rain water.

§ 297-9 Enforcement.

It shall be the responsibility of the Municipal Code Enforcement Officer and/or Burlington County Health Department to enforce this article.

§ 297-10 Violations and penalties.

A. 
Minimum penalty. There shall be a minimum penalty of a fine fixed at an amount not less than $50 for the first offense; $100 for a second offense; $150 for the third and subsequent offenses.
B. 
Separate violations. Each and every day in which a violation of any provisions of this article exists shall constitute a separate violation.