Township of Andover, NJ
Sussex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Andover 10-30-1973 as Ch. II of the 1973 Code, as amended through Ord. No. 2000-5. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Personnel policies— See Ch. 115.
Police Department— See Ch. 119.
Board of Health administration — See Ch. 194.
Article I Title

§ 3-1 Title.

Article II Elective Officers

§ 3-2 Enumeration.

§ 3-3 Residence; terms.

§ 3-4 Vacancies.

§ 3-4.1 Employment restrictions.

Article III Appointive Officers

§ 3-5 Enumeration.

§ 3-6 Commencement of term.

§ 3-7 Vacancies.

Article IV Township Committee

§ 3-8 Legislative power.

§ 3-9 Organization.

§ 3-10 Powers and duties of Mayor.

§ 3-11 Regular and special meetings.

§ 3-12 Rules of procedure for meetings.

§ 3-13 (Reserved)

§ 3-14 Quorum.

§ 3-15 Voting on resolutions and ordinances.

Article V Township Clerk

§ 3-16 Clerk of Township Committee.

§ 3-17 Recording and compiling ordinances.

§ 3-18 Custodian of records.

§ 3-19 Corporate Seal.

§ 3-20 Insurance; surety bonds; contracts.

§ 3-21 Administrative rules and regulations; filing and publication.

§ 3-22 Oaths.

§ 3-23 Notice to officers of election or appointment.

§ 3-24 Other powers and duties.

§ 3-25 Deputy Township Clerk.

Article VI Administrative Organization

§ 3-26 Departments, boards and commissions.

§ 3-27 Appointment, powers and duties of department heads.

Article VII Department of Finance

§ 3-28 Establishment.

§ 3-29 Chief Financial Officer.

§ 3-30 Division of Treasury and Township Treasurer.

§ 3-31 Division of Tax Collection.

§ 3-32 Division of Tax Assessments.

§ 3-33 Tax Searcher.

§ 3-34 Payment of claims and demands.

§ 3-34.1 One-hundred-percent disabled veteran tax refunds.

Article VIII Department of Public Works

§ 3-35 Duties.

§ 3-36 Supervisor, Roads.

§ 3-37 Road Supervising Laborer.

§ 3-38 Assistant Road Supervising Laborer.

§ 3-38.1 Fleet Manager.

Article IX Department of Buildings, Grounds and Recreation

§ 3-39 Responsibilities.

Article X Department of Public Safety

§ 3-40 Police Department.

Article XI Fire Department.

§ 3-41 Establishment.

Article XII Department of Health and Public Assistance

§ 3-42 Establishment.

Article XIII Township Attorney

§ 3-43 Appointment; retainer and fees.

§ 3-44 Powers and duties.

Article XIV Township Engineer

§ 3-45 Appointment; term.

§ 3-46 Duties.

Article XV Building Inspector

§ 3-47 Appointment; term.

§ 3-48 Powers and duties.

Article XVI Township Administrator

§ 3-49 Position created.

§ 3-50 Appointment; term.

§ 3-51 Qualifications.

§ 3-52 Compensation.

§ 3-53 Removal from office.

§ 3-54 Vacancy, disability, or absence.

§ 3-55 Duties.

§ 3-56 Discretionary duties.

§ 3-57 Construal of provisions.

Article XVII Joint Municipal Court

§ 3-58 Creation; name; jurisdiction.

§ 3-59 Municipal Judge; powers, duties and qualifications.

§ 3-60 Municipal Prosecutor.

§ 3-61 Municipal Court Administrator.

§ 3-62 Deputy Municipal Court Administrator.

§ 3-63 Municipal Public Defender.

§ 3-63.1 Auditor.

§ 3-63.2 Additional Court personnel.

§ 3-63.3 Withdrawal by member municipality.

§ 3-63.4 Contributions and compensation.

§ 3-63.5 Special Court Officer.

Article XVIII Zoning Board of Adjustment

§ 3-64 Establishment.

Article XIX Planning Board

§ 3-65 Establishment.

Article XX Board of Assistance

§ 3-66 Consolidation with county program.

Article XXI Board of Health

§ 3-67 Establishment.

§ 3-68 Appointment; terms; vacancies.

§ 3-69 Powers and duties.

Article XXII Economic Development Advisory Committee

§ 3-70 Establishment.

§ 3-71 Members.

§ 3-72 Organization.

§ 3-73 Powers and duties.

§ 3-73.1 Meetings.

Article XXIII Recreation Committee

§ 3-74 Establishment.

§ 3-75 Membership.

§ 3-76 Relation to Township.

§ 3-77 Purpose.

§ 3-78 Organization.

Article XXIV Civil Defense

§ 3-79 Civil Defense and Disaster Control Council.

Article XXV Public Records

§ 3-80 Inspection of Public Records.

§ 3-81 Fees for copies.

§ 3-82 Copying by person requesting documents.

§ 3-83 Return check policy.

Article XXVI Environmental Commission

§ 3-84 Establishment; function.

§ 3-85 Powers.

§ 3-86 Membership; term.

§ 3-87 Vacancies; removal.

§ 3-88 Organization of Commission; records; meetings.

§ 3-89 Acquisitions by Commission.

Article XXVII Open Space, Recreation and Farmland and Historic Preservation Committee

§ 3-90 Establishment.

§ 3-91 Membership; terms.

§ 3-92 Powers and duties.

§ 3-93 Public meetings.

§ 3-94 Officers.

§ 3-95 Initial organizational meeting.

§ 3-96 Funding.

§ 3-97 Sale of property.

Article XXVIII Civil Judgments and Settlements

§ 3-98 Public reporting.

Article XXIX Awarding of Public Professional Service and Vendor Contracts

§ 3-99 Definitions.

§ 3-100 Prohibition on awarding contracts for goods or services to certain campaign contributors.

§ 3-101 Andover and county contribution limits affecting vendor eligibility; conflicts of interest.

§ 3-102 Limits on political campaign contributions by vendors.

§ 3-103 Vendors to certify compliance with restrictions on campaign contributions; obligation is continuing.

§ 3-104 Ineligible vendors.

§ 3-105 Township Administrator to maintain list of ineligible vendors.

§ 3-106 Contributions made prior to effective date.

§ 3-107 Curing violations; return of excess contributions.

Article XXX Sustainable Andover

§ 3-108 Establishment of Committee.

§ 3-109 Mission; purpose.

§ 3-110 Members.

§ 3-111 Terms of members.

§ 3-112 Meetings.