[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Lacey 7-3-1974 as Ch. 125 of the 1974 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 10-9-2013 by BOH Ord. No. 2013-01]
A code defining and prohibiting certain matters, things, conditions or acts, and each of them, as a nuisance; prohibiting certain noises or sounds; requiring the proper heating of apartments; prohibiting lease or rental of certain buildings; prohibiting spitting in or upon public buildings, conveyances or sidewalks; authorizing the inspection of premises by an enforcing official; providing for the removal or abatement of certain nuisances and recovery of expenses incurred by the Board of Health in removing or abating such nuisances; and prescribing penalties for violations is hereby established pursuant to Chapter 188, Laws of 1950. The Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey, (1953) is adopted in its entirety, except that Section 2.1(a) and (b) of said Code are specifically excluded from this adoption. A copy of said Code is anexed hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein.
Said code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953)."
Three (3) copies of the said Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) have been placed on file in the office of the Clerk of the Lacey Township Board of Health upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file there for use and examination by the public.
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.), in the discretion of the Judge. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuance of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.