Borough of Wenonah, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by Mayor and Council of Borough of Wenonah 12-13-1935. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 12-29-1983; 9-27-2001 by Ord. No. 01-22]
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to keep or store aboveground containers or tanks containing gasoline or other volatile flammable fluids in excess of five gallons in any residential district or residential zone of the Borough of Wenonah, except where the containers or tanks are permanently attached to automobiles, tractors or trucks, and the contents of said containers or tanks are used by gravity, vacuum or fuel pump in the operation of said automobiles, tractors or trucks.
It shall not be lawful for any person or persons to keep, maintain or store any tank trucks or other conveyances used for the purpose of transporting fuel oil, gasoline or other volatile flammable fluids, whether empty or full, within 300 feet of any building in said Borough, except for the purpose of delivering any of said materials to a consumer or distributor, which delivery must be made within one hour and not otherwise.
[Amended 9-27-2001 by Ord. No. 01-22]
As used in this ordinance, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
RESIDENCE DISTRICT OR RESIDENTIAL ZONE
All land and every building or portion of a building, including the center lines of streets or the center lines of railroad beds or such lines extended or lines parallel or perpendicular thereto, designated and shown as a residence district or residential zone on the Zoning Map of the Borough of Wenonah.
[Amended 9-27-2001 by Ord. No. 01-22]
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this ordinance shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by one or more of the following: imprisonment in the county jail or any place provided by the Borough for the detention of prisoners for any term not exceeding 90 days; by a period of community service not exceeding 90 days; and/or by a fine of not less than $25 or more than $100, at the discretion of the Judge. Each and every day such violation continues shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.
This ordinance shall take effect upon its due passage and publication by law.