[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of North Haledon 8-21-2019 by Ord. No. 21-2019. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The New Jersey State Housing Code, as approved by the Department of Community Affairs and filed in the Secretary of State’s office, is accepted, adopted and established pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:49-5.1, as the standard to guide the Construction Official or his designated agent in determining the fitness of a dwelling unit for human habitation, use, or occupancy and in conducting inspections for enforcement of these regulations. A copy of the New Jersey State Housing Code codified as N.J.A.C. 5:28-1.1 et seq., is annexed to this chapter as Exhibit A and three copies of the same have been placed on file in the office of the Borough Clerk, which are available to all persons desiring to use and examine the same.
Any person violating or failing to comply with any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, General Penalty, of the Code. The violation of any provision of this chapter shall be subject to abatement summarily by a restraining order or injunction issued by a court of competent jurisdiction.