Township of Jackson, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Jackson 12-21-1972 by Ord. No. H2-72 (Ch. 141 of the 1972 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals — See Ch. 98.
Pet waste — See Ch. 216, Art. I.
Public health nuisances — See Ch. 474.
A code regulating premises on which swine are maintained; establishing minimum standards governing the location and maintenance of such premises; authorizing inspections of such premises; declaring and defining certain acts or conditions on such premises as nuisances; declaring and fixing penalties for violations thereof, is hereby adopted pursuant to Chapter 188, P.L. 1950 (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6). A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without inclusion of the text thereof herein.
The said code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Maintenance of Swine Code of New Jersey (1957)."
Three copies of said Maintenance of Swine Code of New Jersey (1957) have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary, Clerk or other similar officer of this Board of Health upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file in said office for the use and examination of the public.
[Amended 4-21-1981 by Ord. No. H1-81]
A. 
No person shall maintain more than three swine, as defined in said code, on premises within the boundaries of this municipality until a valid license therefor shall have been issued by the Board of Health; provided, however, that in no case shall any person maintain more than nine swine and no more than nine piglets per sow on any single premises within the boundaries of this municipality for any purpose or reason whatsoever.
B. 
For the purposes of this chapter, only swine which have attained the age of six months shall be included herein.
Licenses required by this chapter or code may be denied or suspended by this Board of Health for failure to comply with this chapter or code. This Board of Health shall afford the person whose license to maintain swine on premises has been denied or suspended an opportunity to be heard in public hearing and, following this, to be informed of the Board's decision within two weeks thereafter.
[Amended 4-21-1981 by Ord. No. H1-81]
The fee for a license to maintain swine on premises shall be $25.
Licenses issued for the maintenance of swine on premises shall expire annually on the last day of each year, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted, together with the required fee, prior to January 1 of each year.
Any person who violates or neglects to comply with any provision of this chapter or code established herein or notice issued pursuant thereto shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty of not less than $5 nor more than $500 for each violation.