City of Absecon, NJ
Atlantic County
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[Adopted 3-12-1970]
Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Absecon City, Atlantic County, and State of New Jersey:

§ 1-1 Adoption of Code of Ordinances of the City of Absecon City.

This ordinance hereby adopts and enacts as the Code of the ordinances of the City of Absecon City that codification submitted to the Mayor and Council by General Code Publishers Corp. as to Chapters 14, 17, 21, 25, 28, 30, 32, 33, 35, 36, 38, 41, 42, 45, 47, 51, 53, 55, 60, 62, 66, 69, 71, 73, 74, 76, 78 and 79, inclusive, and as submitted to the Mayor and Council by General Code Publishers Corp. as revised and amended by the Council pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:49-4 as to Chapters 1, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 16, 18, 20, 23, 44, 57, 64, 67 and 82, inclusive, which revised chapters shall replace and supplant those same chapters as originally compiled and submitted by General Code Publishers Corp., which codification shall supersede all other general and permanent ordinances passed by the Council of the City of Absecon City prior to the adoption of said Code and excepting those ordinances as are expressly saved from repeal by reference thereto or those ordinances of a temporary or special nature which are nonregulatory in effect.

§ 1-2 Repeal of certain legislation.

All provisions of said Code shall be in full force and effect from and including the effective date of this ordinance, and all ordinances of the City of Absecon City of a general and permanent nature and not in said Code, or recognized and continued in force by reference therein, are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance.

§ 1-3 Additions and amendments to Code.

Any and all additions or amendments to said Code, when passed in such form as to indicate the intention of the Council to make the same a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated in said Code so that reference to the Code of the City of Absecon City shall be understood and intended to include such additions and amendments.

§ 1-4 Filing with Clerk; supplementation.

A certified copy of said Code shall be kept on file in the office of the City Clerk. It shall be the duty of the City Clerk, or someone authorized by him, to insert in their designated places all amendments or ordinances which indicate the intention of the Council to make the same a part of said Code, when the same have been printed or reprinted in page form, and to extract from said Code all provisions which may be from time to time repealed by the Council. This copy of said Code shall be available for all persons desiring to examine the same and shall be considered the official Code of the City of Absecon City.

§ 1-5 Unauthorized insertion or deletion of pages prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to change or amend, by additions or deletions, any part or portion of said Code or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof or to alter or tamper with said Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the City of Absecon City to be misrepresented thereby.

§ 1-6 Repeal of inconsistent ordinances.

All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.

§ 1-7 Severability.

Each section of said Code and every part of each section is an independent section or part of a section, and the holding of any section or part thereof to be unconstitutional, void or ineffective for any cause does not affect the validity or constitutionality of any other section or part thereof.

§ 1-8 Effective date.

This ordinance shall take effect immediately after final passage and publication according to law.
[Adopted 6-19-1997]

§ 1-9 Adoption of renumbering.

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:49-4, the ordinances of the City of Absecon City of a general and permanent nature adopted by the City Council of the City of Absecon City on March 12, 1970, as revised, codified and consolidated into chapters and sections by General Code Publishers Corp., and as renumbered to consist of Chapters 1 Through 381, together with an Appendix, are hereby approved, adopted, ordained and enacted as the "Code of the City of Absecon City," hereinafter known and referred to as the "Code."
Distribution Table
Chapter in Former Code
Chapter in 1997 Code
1
General Provisions
1
3
Claims Procedures
9
4
Court, Municipal
13
6
Education, Board of
19
7
Election Districts
23
7A
Emergency Management, Office of
27
8
Ethics, Code of
31
9
Fire Department
35
11
Health, Board of
41
14
Officers and Employees
51
16
Planning Board
65
17
Police Department
69
18
Public Records: Fees for Copies
77
20
Salaries and Compensation
81
23
Tax Assessors, Board of
86
24
Trust Fund Fire Protection
89
25
Wards
101
27
Alarm Systems
114
28
Alcoholic Beverages
118
30
Boats
130
32
Brush, Weeds and Obnoxious Growth
134
33
Building and Mechanical Codes
138
33A
Buildings, Unfit
148
34
Construction Codes, Uniform
160
35
Criminal Registration
168
36
Curfew
172
38
Dogs
122, Arts. I and II
39
Excavations
184
40
Fire Prevention
192
41
Firearms: Prohibited Area
188
42
Food Markets
198
45
Gasoline, Storage of
206
47
Gravel and Borrow Pits
210
49
Insurance
218
51
Land Subdivision
Superseded by Ch. 224
53
Littering
226
54
Loitering
230
55
Mercantile Licenses
234
57
Noise
238
58
Obscene Materials
244
59
Parks, Playgrounds and Recreation Areas
250
60
Peace and Good Order
254
62
Plumbing Code
Article I, Licensing
262
Article IV, Adoption of State Code
361
63
Public Health Nuisance Code
365
63A
Recycling
300, Art. III
64
Refuse Collection Service
300, Art. I
65
Retail Food Establishment Code
369
65A
Sales and Auctions, Private
276
66
Sanitary Code
373
67
Sanitary Landfill
300, Art. II
69
Sewage Disposal System Code, Individual
377
69A
Sewer Connections
381
69B
Sewers
282, Art. I
69C
Sewer Rates
282 Art. II
70
Shade Tree Control
83
70A
Signs
290
70B
Smoke Detectors
294
71
Solicitors and Canvassers
258
73
Streets and Sidewalks
304
74
Streets, Houses and Premises: Numbering
144
75
Swimming Pools
312
76
Taxation
316
76A
Towing
320
77
Vehicles, Abandoned
326
78
Vehicles and Traffic
330
79
Vehicles for Hire, Licensing
334
82
Zoning
Superseded by Ch. 224