[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Springfield 6-8-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-11; amended in its entirety 3-8-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-3. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
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 Township Board of Health in removing or abating such nuisances; and prescribing penalties for violations is hereby established pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 69.6. A copy of this code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without inclusion of the text.
This code is described and more commonly known as the "Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953)," as same may be amended from time to time.
Three copies of the "Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953)" have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Health and will remain on file there for the use and examination of the public.
Any person who violates or neglects to comply with any provision of this chapter or code, upon conviction thereof, shall be liable for a penalty of not more than $2,000 for each violation, nor more than 90 days in the County Jail, as may be ordered by the municipal judge.