Township of Morris, NJ
Morris County
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[Adopted 6-11-1964 by Ord. No. 6-64 (Ch. 58, Art. I, of the 1969 Code)]
It shall be unlawful for any owner or possessor of land in this Township to do any of the following:
A. 
Permit such land to be covered with or contain brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growths, filth, garbage, manure, trash, refuse or debris or any combination of said items which would either tend to start a fire, increase the intensity of a fire already started when it shall reach said land, cause poisoning or irritation to human beings from the obnoxious growths, or cause or tend to cause an unhealthy or obnoxious condition on said land or adjacent property.
B. 
Permit such land to be covered with or contain refuse or debris resulting from the construction, demolition or neglect of a building, which refuse or debris has remained on the land for more than 30 days after completion of the construction work, the demolition or after the loose boards, shingles or other materials have fallen off a building, and where such refuse or debris is inimical to the preservation of the public health, safety or general welfare of the people of the Township of Morris, or which refuse or debris may constitute a fire hazard.
C. 
Permit on such land an abandoned, unused or unprotected well, cellar or other unnatural declivity in which stagnant water or debris is retained or which is dangerous to a person, including a child, being or coming upon said land.
D. 
Permit to be stored or placed on such land old lumber, metal, machines or parts of machines, junk, paper, clothes, glass or refuse or any combination of them which is either a fire hazard, retains stagnant water, emits foul or obnoxious odors, or which is dangerous to a person, including a child, being or coming upon said land. Machines or parts of machines shall include automobiles or parts of automobiles in need of repair or which cannot be readily operated under their own power or which require substantial repair. An automobile junkyard may be maintained if licensed and operated in accordance with Chapter 310, Article I, Automobile Junkyards, of this Code.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
The Construction Official and the Police, Fire, Health and Zoning Departments of the Township of Morris shall be responsible for the enforcement of this article.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
Any person convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this article shall be punishable as provided in § 1-3, General penalty, of this Code.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).