Town of Boonton, NJ
Morris County
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Editor's Note: For additional property maintenance regulations, see Chapter 214 of this Code.
It shall be unlawful for the tenant or owner of any lands abutting upon the public roads in the Town to permit any growth of grass or weeds or to allow other impediments in or on the abutting sidewalks and gutters of such roads.
If, upon three days' notice to remove the grass, weeds or other impediments from the abutting sidewalks and gutters, the tenants or owners of the abutting lands shall fail to remove the same, they or each of them shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $100, or the Town by its proper agents may remove the same and the cost thereof shall be certified to the governing body, which shall examine such certificate and shall cause such cost to be charged against such real estate so abutting upon such sidewalk or gutter thereof, and the amount so charged shall thereupon become a lien and tax upon such real estate and be added to and be part of the taxes to be levied and assessed thereon, and enforced and collected with interest by the same officers and in the same manner as other taxes.