[HISTORY: Derived from Sec. 8-7 of the 2003 Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Willingboro. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire prevention — See Ch. 170.
This chapter is enacted pursuant to the authorization provided in N.J.S.A. 17:36-8 through 17:36-13.
No insurance company authorized to issue fire insurance policies in the State of New Jersey shall pay to a claimant any claim in excess of $2,500 for fire damages on any real property located within the Township of Willingboro, pursuant to any fire insurance policy issued or renewed after the adoption of the ordinance from which this chapter derives and the filing of such ordinance with the State Commissioner of Insurance, until such time as anticipated demolition costs and all taxes and assessments and all other municipal liens or charges due and payable appearing on the official certificate of search or all taxes, assessments and other municipal liens or charges due and payable appearing on the official certificate of search shall have been paid either by the owner of such real property or by the insurance company pursuant to N.J.S.A. 17:36-10 or the Township submits to the insurance company a copy of a resolution adopted pursuant to N.J.S.A. 17:36-11.
[Amended 1-21-1980 by Ord. No. 1980-02]
The Township Council may enter into an agreement, when authorized by a duly adopted resolution, with the owner of any fire-damaged property to pay in full all delinquent taxes, assessments or other municipal liens by installments pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:5-19 or for the redemption of a tax sale lien by installment payments pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:5-65 et seq., if the Township Council is satisfied that the claim for fire damages is to be used to restore or improve the fire-damaged property.