City of Englewood, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Englewood 10-5-1978 by Ord. No. 2335 as §§ 9-24 to 9-29 of the 1978 Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Temporary closing of streets — See Ch. 380, Art. VIII.
No person shall move any building or structure through any street of the City without first obtaining a permit as hereinafter provided.
Any person desiring to move any building or structure shall make application to the City Engineer for a permit. The application shall designate the streets through which the moving will be done, the dimensions of the building, the estimated length of time required for such moving and such other facts as the City Engineer may require.
The applicant shall also file with the City Engineer a bond in the amount of $2,500 with sureties satisfactory to the City Engineer and conditioned for the payment of the cost of repairing any streets or other property damaged by such moving, and the cost of repairing or replacing any trees damaged or destroyed by such moving, and the payment of any additional fees due the City for exceeding the time limit fixed for such moving, as hereinafter prescribed.
The City Engineer shall investigate the application. If the building can be moved without injuring or destroying the shade trees along the said streets, or without doing other irreparable damage or injury, and the applicant has otherwise complied with the terms and conditions set forth in this chapter, the City Engineer shall issue a permit.
The fee for such permit shall be $25 for each day of the period required for such moving, as determined by the City Engineer. If the moving is not completed within the period fixed by the City Engineer, then the person holding the permit shall pay an additional sum of $50 per day for each day in excess of the time limit so fixed.
The person receiving such permit shall, at his own expense, arrange for the removal and subsequent replacement of any wires or cables which may interfere with said moving. If any wires or cables which may interfere with the moving pertain to the fire alarm system or police telephone system or any other municipal system of the City, then the person receiving such permit shall, at his own expense, arrange that the removal of the wires or cables will not interfere in any manner with the continual operation of such system.
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $500 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.