Village of Ridgefield Park, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Village of Ridgefield Park 4-25-1972 (Ch. 199 of the 1985 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 197.
Junkyards and junk dealers — See Ch. 231.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 287.
[Amended 3-26-1985 by Ord. No. 6-85]
It shall be unlawful for any owner, possessor or occupant of lands in the Village to permit, to store or to place upon such land any machines or parts of machines, automobiles or parts of automobiles or vehicles so in need of repair as to render the same incapable of being readily operated under their own power when such are in any way exposed to public view.
[Amended 3-26-1985 by Ord. No. 6-85]
It shall be unlawful for any person to park or leave standing any machines, automobiles or parts of automobiles or vehicles so in need of repair as to render the same incapable of being readily operated under their own power on land of another, with or without permission of the owner, possessor or occupant of such lands, where such are in any way exposed to public view.
Upon complaint of any person or on his own motion, the Chief of Police shall cause an investigation of the condition complained of to be made.
Upon receiving such report, the Chief of Police, if he finds the existence of a violation of § 375-1 or 375-2, shall notify the owner and possessor or occupant of such lands complained of, in writing, either personally or by certified mail, return receipt requested, to take such steps as will effectively remove such violation from such land within 10 days.
The Chief of Police shall cause such condition to be reinspected after the ten-day period shall have expired to determine whether or not the unlawful condition has been abated or remedied.
In the event that the owner, possessor or occupant of such lands shall refuse or neglect to abate or remedy the condition complained of and which constitutes a violation of this chapter after such 10 days' notice, the Board of Commissioners shall cause the condition complained of to be abated and remedied.
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable, upon conviction, as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, General Penalty.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).