Township of Freehold, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Freehold by Ord. No. 24 (Ch. BH-V of the Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Housing standards — See Ch. 182.
Littering — See Ch. 203.
Noise — See Ch. 217.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 232.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 245.
Solid waste — See Ch. 290.
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 N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 et seq. A copy of the code is annexed to this chapter and made a part of it without the inclusion of the text.
The code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953)."
Three copies of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) have been placed on file in the offices of the Secretary of the Board of Health and the Township Clerk and for the use and examination of the public.
The code is amended in Section 1.1 to read as follows:
1.1. "Enforcing officials" shall mean and include regular and special patrolmen and superior officers of the Police Department, the Building Inspector or Building Official, the Plumbing Inspector of the Township, the Executive Officer or any other official authorized by the Board of Health to enforce this code and chapter.
[Added 2-8-2018 by Ord. No. BH-18-1[1]]
The following conditions/situations/acts are determined to be a public health nuisance and violative of the Public Health Nuisance Code:
Maintaining, harboring or allowing six or more cats on any property.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also renumbered former § 380-5, Violations and penalties, as § 380-6.
Violations of the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 361, Article I, General Penalty.