[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Old Bridge 9-25-2000 by Ord. No. 40-00. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter establishes regulations for the proper storage of motor vehicle tires and other water-collecting receptacles to prevent mosquito breeding and to curb the spread of the West Nile Virus and other diseases.
It shall be unlawful for any residential or commercial property owner to fail to keep their property free from tires and any receptacle or condition that maintains stagnant water which will allow the breeding of mosquitoes.
Commercial property owners shall:
Store tires on the rim; or
Securely covered; or
In an enclosure in a manner permitted under all applicable fire regulations; or
In any other manner which will prevent water from collecting in tires and providing a breeding place for mosquitoes;
Keep their property free from any receptacle or condition which will allow stagnant water and breeding of mosquitoes.
This chapter shall be enforceable by Township of Old Bridge Department of Community Development, Police Department, County of Middlesex Public Health Department, or any other designated official.
Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty for each offense of not less than $100 nor more than the maximum penalty set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, Penalty.