City of Camden, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Camden 12-9-1971 as Art. 3 of Ch. 17 of the Revised Ordinances; amended in its entirety 4-9-1987 by Ord. No. MC-2289. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Fire Division — See Ch. 55.

Fire prevention and protection — See Ch. 240.

Gasoline station — See Ch. 270.

Sewers — See Ch. 465.

§ 274-1
Tanks to be filled for abandonment. 

§ 274-2
Valves, covers and fill cap to be closed. 

§ 274-3
Notice of abandonment. 

§ 274-4
Violations and penalties. 

§ 274-1 Tanks to be filled for abandonment.

No person owning or using a gasoline tank shall, either temporarily or permanently, abandon such tank until he shall, so far as practicable, remove from such tank, by pump, all remaining gasoline and then fill the tank to its capacity with an inert solid, as provided by the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code or the American Insurance Association Fire Prevention Code, whichever shall apply.

§ 274-2 Valves, covers and fill cap to be closed.

After filling the tank with the required inert solid and after each periodic inspection, the fill cap and any other opening cover, except the vent, shall be locked or screwed down tightly. Any valve in the pipe between the tank and the pump shall be closed or such piping shall be disconnected from the pump.

§ 274-3 Notice of abandonment.

Within 24 hours before the temporary or permanent abandonment of use of a gasoline tank, the owner or user thereof shall give written notice of such abandonment to the Fire Marshal as head of the Bureau of Fire Prevention and Firesafety inspection within the Division of Fire in the Department of Administration and Finance. The notice shall contain a description of the tank and shall set forth its capacity and location.

§ 274-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 10-12-2006 by Ord. No. MC-4234]

Unless otherwise provided in the chapter, penalties against persons violating the provisions of this chapter shall be imposed in accordance with the provisions of § 1-16A.