Township of Kingwood, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Kingwood 3-17-1956. Section 100-4 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewage disposal systems — See Ch. 153.

§ 100-1 Altering drainage facilities near roads.

It shall be unlawful, as to any road or such part thereof under the Kingwood Township Committee jurisdiction or control:
A. 
To construct, install or alter any drain, ditch, bridge, culvert or pipe on public or private property in such manner as to increase the flow of water on, over or into such road or part thereof.
B. 
To alter or block, wholly or partially, on public or private property, any ditch, drain, culvert or stream in such manner as to cause water to back up on, over or into such road or part thereof.
C. 
To change the contour or alter the surface of any land adjacent to such road or part thereof in such manner as would cause an increase or concentration of flow of surface water to run from such land to such road or part thereof, or to establish any curbline in front of such adjacent land in such manner as to cause such increase or concentration of flow without first obtaining the approval of the Kingwood Township Committee.

§ 100-2 Rules and regulations.

The Kingwood Township Committee is hereby authorized and empowered to make rules and regulations governing the foresaid acts and to prescribe the information which said Committee shall require and devise forms to be executed and filed with the Clerk, setting forth such information as a condition to said Committee's approval.

§ 100-3 Discharge of sewage into road.

It shall be unlawful in any case for any landowner or tenant abutting any road under the jurisdiction or control of the Kingwood Township Committee to cause or permit the flow or discharge of any sewage or noxious liquid on, over or into such road or part thereof.

§ 100-4 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.