Township of Deptford, NJ
Gloucester County
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The general power to adopt health ordinances is contained in N.J.S.A. 26:3-31. The penalties that may be provided for a violation of health provisions are contained in N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 et seq. In addition to the health regulations contained in this Code, the State Sanitary Code promulgated by the State Public Health Council is by reason of N.J.S.A. 26:1A-9 enforceable in every municipality in this State.

§ BH:1-1
TITLE. 

§ BH:1-2
DEFINITIONS AND CONSTRUCTION. 

§ BH:1-3
PENALTY. 

§ BH:1-3.1
Maximum penalty. 

§ BH:1-3.2
Separate violations. 

§ BH:1-3.3
Collection of fees and penalties. 

§ BH:1-4
HEALTH OFFICER. 

§ BH:1-5
SEVERABILITY. 

§ BH:1-1 TITLE.

[New]

The title of the Board of Health Code shall be the "Revised General Ordinances of the Board of Health of the Township of Deptford, 2004" and may be referred to as the "Health Code."

§ BH:1-2 DEFINITIONS AND CONSTRUCTION.

[New]

The provisions of Chapter 1 of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Deptford in the County of Gloucester concerning definitions and construction shall apply to all chapters adopted by the Board of Health.

§ BH:1-3 PENALTY.

§ BH:1-3.1 Maximum penalty.

[New]

Any person violating any of the provisions of any chapter adopted by the Board of Health of the Township shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable for a penalty not to exceed $500 for each offense or serve a term of 90 days in jail or both, at the discretion of the Court. Complaint shall be made in the Municipal Court of the Township or before another judicial officer having authority under the laws of the State of New Jersey. The court shall have the power to impose other and additional penalties provided by N.J.S.A. 26:3-77 and N.J.S.A. 26:3-78.

§ BH:1-3.2 Separate violations.

[New]

Except as otherwise provided, each and every day in which a violation of any of the provisions of any chapter adopted by the Board of Health exists shall constitute a separate violation.

§ BH:1-3.3 Collection of fees and penalties.

[New]

All fees and penalties collected under any provision of any chapter adopted by the Board of Health shall be paid to the Chief Financial Officer.

§ BH:1-4 HEALTH OFFICER.

[Ord. No. 9-4-73; 1967 Code § 44A-1]

The position of Health Officer of the Board of Health is created. The Health Officer shall, subject to the superior authority of the Board of Health, be the general agent for the enforcement of the ordinances and regulations of the Board of Health and the sanitary laws of the State of New Jersey.

§ BH:1-5 SEVERABILITY.

[New]

If any chapter, section, subsection or paragraph of the "Revised General Ordinances of the Board of Health of the Township of Deptford, 2004" shall be declared to be unconstitutional, invalid or inoperative, in whole or in part, by a court of competent jurisdiction, such chapter, section, subsection or paragraph shall, to the extent that it is not unconstitutional, invalid or inoperative, remain in full force and effect, and no such determination shall be deemed to invalidate the remaining chapters, sections, subsections or paragraphs of this Revision.