Borough of Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by Mayor and Council of Borough of Atlantic Highlands as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Certificates of occupancy — See Ch. 128.
Development regulations — See Ch. 150.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 178.
Housing standards — See Ch. 200.
[Adopted 9-11-1951 by Ord. No. 365]
The owner or tenant of lands lying within the Borough of Atlantic Highlands shall keep all brush, hedges and other plant life growing within 10 feet of any roadway, cut to a height of not more than 2 1/2 feet, where it shall be necessary and expedient for the preservation of the public safety, within 10 days after notice to cut the same.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
In the event the owner or tenant shall refuse or neglect to cut the same within 10 days after notice to said owner or tenant, said brush, hedges and other plant life may be cut under the direction of the Street Department of the Borough of Atlantic Highlands.
The cost of cutting the said brush, hedges and other plant life by the Street Department of the Borough of Atlantic Highlands shall be certified by said Department to the Mayor and Council and after examination said cost shall be charged against said lands and shall become a lien upon such lands and be added to and become and form part of the taxes next to be assessed and levied upon such lands and shall bear interest at the rate of other taxes, and collected and enforced in the same manner.
Any person or persons violating the terms of this article, upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, 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).
[Adopted 7-27-1965 by Ord. No. 499]
All owners of untenanted land and all tenants or occupiers of land lying within the limits of the Borough of Atlantic Highlands shall remove from such lands brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growths, filth, garbage, trash and debris, within 20 days after notice to remove the same.
In the event that the owner of untenanted land shall have refused or neglected to remove the brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growths, filth, garbage, trash and debris within 20 days after notice aforesaid, under the direction of the Mayor and Council, then and in that event, the Mayor and Council may provide for the removal from such lands any brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growths, filth, garbage, trash and debris, and the cost thereof shall be charged against the lands and the amount so charged shall forthwith become a lien upon such lands and shall be added to and become a part of the taxes next to be assessed and levied upon such lands and the same to bear interest at the same rate as taxes, and to be collected and enforced by the same officers and in the same manner as taxes.
Any person who shall violate the terms of this article, or who shall refuse or neglect to remove from such lands brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growths, filth, garbage, trash and debris within the time herein provided shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, 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).