City of Camden, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Camden 10-28-2004 by Ord. No. MC-4000.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 418, Property Maintenance, consisting of Part 1, adopted 12-9-1971 as Art. 4 of Ch. 7 of the Revised Ordinances; Part 2, adopted 10-14-1976 by Ord. No. MC-1117 and Part 3, adopted 3-27-1997 by Ord. No. MC-3294 , as amended.
Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Abandoned Property List — See Ch. 2.

Graffiti — See Ch. 118.

Brush, weeds and debris — See Ch. 159.

Uniform Construction Code — See Ch. 190.

Fire prevention — See Ch. 240.

Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 266.

Housing standards — See Ch. 295.

Mobile homes and mobile home parks — See Ch. 350.

Motels and hotels — See Ch. 355.

Rent control — See Ch. 443.

Rooming and boarding houses — See Ch. 451.

Sewers — See Ch. 465.

Snow, ice and debris removal — See Ch. 477.

Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 491.

Trees and shrubs — See Ch. 542.

Zoning — See Ch. 577.

ARTICLE I
General Provisions (§ 418-1 — § 418-76) 

ARTICLE II
Definitions (§ 418-77) 

ARTICLE III
Maintenance of Property (§ 418-78 — § 418-86) 

ARTICLE IV
Light, Ventilation And Occupancy Limitations (§ 418-87 — § 418-90) 

ARTICLE V
Plumbing Facilities and Fixtures Requirements (§ 418-91 — § 418-97) 

ARTICLE VI
Mechanical and Electrical Requirements (§ 418-98 — § 418-104) 

ARTICLE VII
Firesafety Requirements (§ 418-105 — § 418-111) 

ARTICLE VIII
Violations and Penalties (§ 418-112) 

Article I General Provisions

§ 418-1 Title.

§ 418-2 Legislative findings.

§ 418-3 Scope.

§ 418-4 Intent.

§ 418-5 Severability.

§ 418-6 Applicability.

§ 418-7 Maintenance; application of other codes.

§ 418-8 Existing remedies.

§ 418-9 Workmanship.

§ 418-10 Multiple dwelling substandard.

§ 418-11 Historic buildings.

§ 418-12 Referenced codes and standards.

§ 418-13 Requirements not covered by code.

§ 418-14 Department of Code Enforcement.

§ 418-15 Public Officer designated.

§ 418-16 Residential inspections.

§ 418-17 Nonresidential inspections.

§ 418-18 Identification and conduct of inspectors.

§ 418-19 Refusal of access.

§ 418-20 Appointment of agent for absent owners.

§ 418-21 Registration of rental premises.

§ 418-22 Registration of premises with multiple owners.

§ 418-23 Rental fees.

§ 418-24 Multiple dwellings, license required.

§ 418-25 Owner unit.

§ 418-26 Application for license.

§ 418-27 Term of license; renewals.

§ 418-28 Public Officer to approve or reject application.

§ 418-29 Conduct of inspections.

§ 418-30 Actions upon license.

§ 418-31 Right of applicant to hearing.

§ 418-32 Correction of violations; suspension of license for violation.

§ 418-33 Changes in application.

§ 418-34 License nontransferable.

§ 418-35 Refund of license fees.

§ 418-36 Posting of license.

§ 418-37 Effect of license on other laws.

§ 418-38 Certificate of rental approval.

§ 418-39 Certificate required to relet vacant dwelling.

§ 418-40 Occupancy permits (applies only in change of ownership).

§ 418-41 Application for inspection.

§ 418-42 Application for status report of outstanding violations.

§ 418-43 Construal of inspection and status reports.

§ 418-44 Duties and powers of the Director.

§ 418-45 Coordination of inspections.

§ 418-46 Effect on prosecution under repealed ordinances.

§ 418-47 Powers and duties of Public Officer.

§ 418-48 Variances.

§ 418-49 Record of variances and modifications.

§ 418-50 Approved modifications and alternatives.

§ 418-51 Violations.

§ 418-52 Notices and orders.

§ 418-53 Notice to be order unless hearing requested.

§ 418-54 Public Officer's hearing powers; determination.

§ 418-55 Extensions of time allowed for corrections.

§ 418-56 Emergency abatement of threatening conditions.

§ 418-57 Complaint in court for threatening conditions.

§ 418-58 Cost of abatement by City to be lien.

§ 418-59 Violation of other ordinances.

§ 418-60 Extension of correction time where appropriate action taken.

§ 418-61 Conditions allowing court proceedings without notice and hearing.

§ 418-62 Notice in effect until abatement.

§ 418-63 Public Officer as custodian of noncomplying premises.

§ 418-64 Injunctive relief from grievances.

§ 418-65 Effect on other laws, powers and duties.

§ 418-66 Removal or mutilation of posted public notice.

§ 418-67 Unsafe structures and equipment.

§ 418-68 Preliminary finding of unfitness.

§ 418-69 Determination after hearing.

§ 418-70 Manner of vacation; serving order; reinspection upon correction.

§ 418-71 Action upon failure to comply.

§ 418-72 Emergency vacations.

§ 418-73 Service process; content of complaint or order.

§ 418-74 Emergency measures.

§ 418-75 Demolition.

§ 418-76 Refused rights of access through adjoining premises.

Article II Definitions

§ 418-77 Word usage; definition of terms.

Article III Maintenance of Property

§ 418-78 General responsibility for maintenance of structures, equipment and exterior property.

§ 418-79 Exterior property areas.

§ 418-80 Exterior of structures.

§ 418-81 Interior of structures.

§ 418-82 Rubbish and garbage.

§ 418-83 Storage areas.

§ 418-84 Superintendent or janitor required; function.

§ 418-85 Extermination.

§ 418-86 Rooming and boarding houses.

Article IV Light, Ventilation And Occupancy Limitations

§ 418-87 General provisions.

§ 418-88 Light.

§ 418-89 Ventilation.

§ 418-90 Occupancy limitations.

Article V Plumbing Facilities and Fixtures Requirements

§ 418-91 General provisions.

§ 418-92 Required facilities.

§ 418-93 Toilet rooms.

§ 418-94 Plumbing systems and fixtures.

§ 418-95 Water system.

§ 418-96 Sanitary drainage system.

§ 418-97 Storm drainage.

Article VI Mechanical and Electrical Requirements

§ 418-98 General provisions.

§ 418-99 Heating facilities.

§ 418-100 Mechanical equipment.

§ 418-101 Electrical facilities.

§ 418-102 Electrical equipment.

§ 418-103 Elevators, escalators and dumbwaiters.

§ 418-104 Duct systems.

Article VII Firesafety Requirements

§ 418-105 General provisions.

§ 418-106 Authority to inspect and prosecute.

§ 418-107 Fire escapes; smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and fire alarms.

§ 418-108 Responsibility.

§ 418-109 Means of egress.

§ 418-110 Fire-resistance ratings.

§ 418-111 Fire protection systems.

Article VIII Violations and Penalties

§ 418-112 Penalties.