Borough of North Haledon, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of North Haledon 8-16-2006 by Ord. No. 13-2006. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire prevention — See Ch. 295.
It shall be unlawful to use and/or operate, allow to be used and/or operated and/or otherwise cause to be used and/or operated any smoke machine and/or any device which expels any gas, fume, vapor and/or other similar emission for the purpose of entertainment in the interior of any structure in which human occupancy is intended without first applying for and obtaining from the Borough of North Haledon Bureau of Fire Prevention a certificate of compliance with any and all relevant and applicable Fire Code regulations and any written recommendations of the Bureau of Fire Prevention. The Bureau of Fire Prevention shall prepare an appropriate application for public use.
In the event that there does not exist a specific Fire Code regulation for a particular smoke machine and/or any device which expels any gas, fume, vapor and/or other similar emission for the purpose of entertainment in the interior of any structure in which human occupancy is intended, the user, operator and/or one who intends to cause the use and/or operation of such device shall nonetheless comply with such written recommendations as is deemed necessary to preserve safety by the Borough of North Haledon Bureau of Fire Prevention. The user and/or operator and/or person who authorizes the use and/or operation of any smoke machine and/or any device which expels any gas, fume, vapor and/or other similar emission for the purpose of entertainment in the interior of any structure in which human occupancy is intended shall be responsible for compliance with any terms, conditions and/or circumstances authorizing the use and/or operation of said devices by the Bureau of Fire Prevention.
Any certificate of compliance and/or written recommendations as are deemed necessary by the Borough of North Haledon Bureau of Fire Prevention shall be posted at all times in a visible location and presented to any North Haledon police officer or member of the North Haledon Fire Department upon request.
Any person guilty of violating the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, General Penalty.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Separate and apart from any fine and/or term of incarceration which may be imposed by the Municipal Court Judge, the North Haledon Fire Prevention Bureau, the North Haledon Fire Chief and/or his/her designee, or the North Haledon Police Chief and/or his/her designee may also order the immediate cessation of use of any smoke machine and/or any device which expels any gas, fume, vapor and/or other similar emission for the purpose of entertainment in the interior of any structure in which human occupancy is intended upon discovery of a violation of this chapter and without a hearing.
Separate and apart from any fine and/or term of incarceration which may be imposed by the Municipal Court Judge, the North Haledon Fire Prevention Bureau, the North Haledon Fire Chief and/or his/her designee, or the North Haledon Police Chief and/or his/her designee may also order the immediate and orderly evacuation of all living creatures from the structure in which human occupancy is intended upon discovery of a violation of this chapter and without a hearing in the event said device is deemed an immediate threat to life and/or property.