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. 13 of the Revised Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Department of Human Services — See Ch. 5, Art. X.

Brush, weeds and debris — See Ch. 159.

Smoking in elevators — See Ch. 217.

Food and beverage vending machines — See Ch. 259.

Ice cream and food vending — See Ch. 262.

Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 266.

Housing standards — See Ch. 295.

Ice dealers — See Ch. 304.

Property maintenance — See Ch. 418.

Retail food establishments — See Ch. 448.

Sewers — See Ch. 465.

§ 285-1
Definitions. 

§ 285-2
Adoption of standards by reference. 

§ 285-3
Amendments to standards.  

§ 285-4
Violations and penalties. 

§ 285-1 Definitions.

A. 

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

PUBLIC HEALTH NUISANCE CODE OF NEW JERSEY (1953)
That certain code approved by the State Department of Health on September 16, 1953, for adoption by reference in accordance with law, being a code:
(1) 

Defining and prohibiting certain matters, things, conditions or acts as a nuisance.

(2) 

Prohibiting certain noises or sounds.

(3) 

Requiring proper heating of apartments.

(4) 

Prohibiting lease or rental of certain buildings.

(5) 

Prohibiting spitting in or upon public buildings, conveyances or sidewalks.

(6) 

Authorizing the inspection of premises by an enforcing official.

(7) 

Providing for the removal or abatement of certain nuisances and the recovery of expenses incurred by the City in removing or abating such nuisances.

B. 

Whenever the following words, terms or phrases are used in the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953), they shall have the following meanings herein given:

BOARD OF HEALTH
The Department of Human Services of the City.
[Amended 8-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC-1766]
MUNICIPALITY
The City of Camden.

§ 285-2 Adoption of standards by reference.

A. 

Pursuant to and in accordance with the Public Health and Sanitation Codes Adoption by Reference Act (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6), there is hereby established and adopted as the Public Health Nuisance Code of the City the whole of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953), save and except Section III thereof entitled "Proper Heating of Apartments," which section is deleted therefrom and not adopted herein. A printed copy of said code, plainly marked so as to indicate the deletion of Section III thereof, was annexed to and incorporated by reference in Ordinance No. MC-92, passed October 25, 1962, adopting said code.

B. 

The Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953), except Section III thereof specifically deleted therefrom and not adopted, is hereby incorporated in this Chapter by reference and made a part hereof as fully as though it had been set forth at length herein.

C. 

In accordance with law, the required number of printed copies of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953), plainly marked so as to indicate the deletion of Section III not adopted as aforesaid, have been placed on file in the office of the City Clerk and in the office of the Department of Human Services and shall remain on file in said offices for the use and examination of the public so long as this chapter shall remain in effect.

[Amended 8-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC-1766]

§ 285-3 Amendments to standards.

[Added 7-24-1975 by Ord. No. MC-1001]

The Public Health Nuisance Code of the City of Camden, adopted by reference the New Jersey Public Health Nuisance Code as said city code under § 285-2A of the Code of the City of Camden, is hereby amended to read as follows:

2.1(j) Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 24:14A-1 et seq., adopted by reference, the presence of lead paint upon the interior of any dwelling causing a hazard to the occupants of such dwelling as provided under the aforesaid statute.

§ 285-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 4-9-1987 by Ord. No. MC-2289; 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.