City of Englewood, NJ
Bergen County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Englewood 4-14-1967 (§§ 13-1 to 13-75 of the 1978 Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Unsafe buildings — See Ch. 152.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 167.
Emergency housing permits — See Ch. 185.
Rooming house fees — See Ch. 191.
Fire Prevention Code — See Ch. 212, Art. II.
Graffiti — See Ch. 236.
Littering — See Ch. 266.
Rental property — See Ch. 325.
Abandoned shopping carts — See Ch. 347.
Solid waste and recycling — See Ch. 364.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 431.
Article I Title, Policy and Purpose

§ 317-1 Title.

§ 317-2 Findings and declaration of policy.

§ 317-3 Purpose.

Article II Definitions and Word Usage

§ 317-4 Definitions.

§ 317-5 Word usage.

Article III Applicability

§ 317-6 Higher standards to prevail.

§ 317-7 Compliance required for issuance of other licenses or permits.

§ 317-8 Enforcement of and compliance with other ordinances.

Article IV Responsibilities of Owner, Operator and Occupant Independent of Each Other

§ 317-9 Owner and operator.

§ 317-10 Occupant.

§ 317-11 Contracts altering responsibilities prohibited.

Article V Duties and Responsibilities of Owner and Operator

§ 317-12 Maintenance of exterior premises.

§ 317-13 Appearance of exterior premises and structures.

§ 317-14 Exterior structural soundness and general maintenance.

§ 317-15 Basements and cellars.

§ 317-16 Freedom from infestation.

§ 317-17 Operation and maintenance of doors, windows and similar openings.

§ 317-18 General sanitation and safety.

§ 317-19 Utilities within a dwelling; water and plumbing facilities.

§ 317-20 Residential occupancy standards and superficial floor area requirements.

§ 317-21 Cellar and basement requirements.

§ 317-22 Limitation on nature of occupancy of certain dwelling units and rooming units.

§ 317-23 Basic facilities required (residential).

§ 317-24 Artificial lighting.

Article VI Duties and Responsibilities of Occupant

§ 317-25 Reporting of violations in residential and nonresidential premises.

§ 317-26 Cleanliness and sanitation.

§ 317-27 Garbage disposal; accumulation of personal belongings in hallways.

§ 317-28 Eliminating infestation.

§ 317-29 Malicious damage.

§ 317-30 Maintenance of plumbing.

§ 317-31 Providing notice of defect to owner.

§ 317-32 Occupancy of rooming unit or dwelling unit (residential).

§ 317-33 Cooking only where sanitary facilities exist (residential).

§ 317-34 Occupancy of dwelling unit or rooming unit without required facilities (residential).

§ 317-35 Violations by minors (residential).

Article VII Graffiti

§ 317-36 Declaration of nuisance.

§ 317-37 Removal of graffiti.

§ 317-38 Abatement of nuisance; municipal lien; receivership action.

§ 317-39 Violations and penalties.

Article VIII Regulation and Licensing of Rooming Houses

§ 317-40 License required.

§ 317-41 Application for license.

§ 317-42 Term and renewal of license.

§ 317-43 License fee.

§ 317-44 Procedure upon filing of application.

§ 317-45 Refusal of license if operator deemed unfit.

§ 317-46 Right of applicant to hearing.

§ 317-47 Written notice of violation; hearing.

§ 317-48 Change in license application.

§ 317-49 License nontransferable.

§ 317-50 No refunds on license fees.

§ 317-51 Posting of license.

§ 317-52 Effect of licensing on other laws.

§ 317-53 Register book required.

§ 317-54 Occupancy regulations.

§ 317-55 Sanitary conditions and general maintenance.

§ 317-56 Provisions governing safety and fire prevention.

§ 317-57 Cooking facilities.

§ 317-58 Night lights.

§ 317-59 Central heating.

§ 317-60 Space heaters.

§ 317-61 Service of food.

§ 317-62 Authority of public officer to enforce code.

Article IX Administrative Provisions

§ 317-63 Chief Inspector to serve as public officer.

§ 317-64 Guidelines for inspections; fees.

§ 317-65 Identification and conduct of inspectors.

§ 317-66 Refusal to permit inspection.

§ 317-67 Procedure where violation discovered.

Article X Powers and Duties of Public Officer

§ 317-68 Adoption of rules and regulations by public officer.

§ 317-69 Power to vary, modify and withhold strict enforcement of code.

§ 317-70 Annual review of code provisions and operations.

Article XI Inspection and Status Reports

§ 317-71 Application for inspection; report.

§ 317-72 Application for status report.

§ 317-73 Significance and scope of inspection or status report.

§ 317-74 Inspection and status report fees.

Article XII Certificate of Necessity

§ 317-75 Notice to adjacent owners who refuse access.

§ 317-76 Hearing.

§ 317-77 Issuance of certificate; conditions.

§ 317-78 Procedure where access refused.

Article XIII Enforcement

§ 317-79 Violations and penalties.

§ 317-80 Applicability to officers or agents.

§ 317-81 Collection of fine through other legal action.