City of Camden, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Camden 8-26-1976 by Ord. No. MC-1104.
Editor's Note: Ordinance No. MC-1104, as originally adopted, included the following contextual preamble:
"WHEREAS, the City of Camden has obtained and continues to obtain property for failure to pay taxes owing thereon; and
"WHEREAS, the percentage of uncollectible taxes on real property represents a substantial portion of the total amount of property taxes due; and
"WHEREAS, purchasers of real property have obtained and continue to obtain properties upon which they are unable to pay the property tax: and
"WHEREAS, these conditions pose a substantial threat to the welfare of the City of Camden; now, therefore
"BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Camden pursuant to its powers under N.J.S.A. 40:48-2 (1967) as follows:"
Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Transfer of municipal property — See Ch. 72.

Duplicate bills — See Ch. 148.

Insurance liens — See Ch. 314.

Fees for records — See Ch. 436.

Taxation — See Ch. 510.

§ 514-1
Statements of annual taxes required before property sale. 

§ 514-2
Statements in English and Spanish. 

§ 514-3
Copy to be filed.  

§ 514-4
Violations and penalties. 

§ 514-1 Statements of annual taxes required before property sale.

No real estate broker, real estate agent or salesperson or any other person or entity empowered by law to sell or practice real estate shall sell any real property within the City of Camden without first presenting to the prospective buyer or buyers a statement of the annual taxes on such property. The amount of the annual taxes on such property shall be obtained by the real estate broker, agent or salesperson or entity empowered by law to sell or practice real estate from the tax office of the City of Camden.

§ 514-2 Statements in English and Spanish.

Each statement, when presented to the prospective buyer, shall be in English and in Spanish.

§ 514-3 Copy to be filed.

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

A copy of each statement must be filed with the Office of the City Attorney of the City of Camden.

§ 514-4 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.