[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of East Brunswick: Article I, as Sec. 11-8 of the Revised General Ordinances; Art. II, at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted as Sec. 11-8 of the Revised General Ordinances]
[Amended 1-12-76 by Ord. No. 75-14-N]
As used in this Article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- NOXIOUS PLANT
- Any plant likely to have an adverse effect on the health or comfort of human beings, including but not limited to ragweed, poison oak, poison ivy and sumac.
The growth or existence of any noxious plant in a public or private place is hereby declared to be a nuisance and detrimental to public health.
No owner, occupant or other person having control over any parcel of land shall cause or permit noxious plants to grow thereon.
[Adopted at time of adoption of Code]
Editor's Note: See Ch. l, General Provisions, Art. I.
A code declaring ragweed and poison ivy to be a nuisance, providing for removal or abatement thereof and recovery of expenses incurred by the township in removing or abating such nuisance and prescribing penalties for violations is hereby established pursuant to N.J.R.S. 26:3-69.1 et seq. A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein.
The said code established and adopted by this Article is described and commonly known as the "Weed Control Code of New Jersey (1953)."
Three (3) copies of the said Weed Control Code of New Jersey (1953) have been placed on file in the office of the Township Clerk upon the introduction of this Article and will remain on file there for use and examination by the public so long as said Article is in effect.