Township of Cedar Grove, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Cedar Grove 5-19-1958, Ch. 11, Art. 1, of the former Revised Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Advisory Health Council — See Ch. 31.
Animals — See Ch. 91.
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 100.
Unfit buildings — See Ch. 105.
Outdoor burning — See Ch. 107.
Food-handling establishments — See Ch. 142.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 146.
Housing standards — See Ch. 158.
Littering — See Ch. 168.
Noise — See Ch. 176.
Property maintenance — See Chs. 197 and 198.
Individual sewage disposal systems — See Ch. 213.
Sewers — See Ch. 217.
Private swimming pools — See Ch. 237.
Public swimming pools — See Ch. 239.
Wells, cisterns and holes — See Ch. 265.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY
Adoption of health codes by reference — See N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 et seq.
A. 
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PUBLIC HEALTH NUISANCE CODE OF NEW JERSEY (1953)
That certain code approved by the State Department of Health on September 16, 1953, for adoption by reference by local Boards of Health in accordance with law, being a code:
(1) 
Defining and prohibiting certain matters, things, conditions or acts and each of them as a nuisance.
(2) 
Prohibiting certain noises or sounds.
(3) 
Requiring proper heating of apartments.
(4) 
Prohibiting lease or rental of certain buildings.
(5) 
Prohibiting spitting in or upon public buildings, conveyances or sidewalks.
(6) 
Authorizing the inspection of premises by an enforcing official.
(7) 
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.
B. 
Whenever the following words, terms or phrases are used in the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953), they shall have the following meanings herein given:
BOARD OF HEALTH
The Department of Health of the Township of Cedar Grove.
MUNICIPALITY
The Township of Cedar Grove.
A. 
Pursuant to and in accordance with the Public Health and Sanitation Codes Adoption by Reference Act (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6), there is hereby established and adopted as the Public Health Nuisance Code of the Township the whole of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953). A printed copy of said code is annexed to and incorporated by reference in the ordinance adopting this chapter, passed on May 19, 1958, adopting said code.
B. 
The Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) is hereby incorporated in this chapter by reference and made a part hereof as fully as though it had been set forth at length herein.
C. 
ln accordance with law, 10 printed copies of the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) have been placed on file in the office of the Township Clerk and in the office of the Health Officer of the Township and shall remain on file in said offices for the use and examination of the public so long as this chapter shall remain in effect.
[Amended 12-17-1962; 7-30-1984 by Ord. No. 84-222; 10-23-2006 by Ord. No. 06-656]
Any person who violates or neglects to comply with any provision of this chapter, including the Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) incorporated herein by reference, or notice issued pursuant thereto, shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $2,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
[Added 5-7-1979 by Ord. No. 79-88]
No person shall advertise, display, sell or offer to sell any type of eyedropper, spoon, pipe, testing kit, rolling paper or other paraphernalia or appliances designed for or ordinarily used in smoking, testing, weighing, measuring, injecting, cooking or sniffing marijuana, cocaine, opium, hashish or other controlled dangerous substance as defined by N.J.S.A. 24:21-1 et seq.
It shall constitute a public nuisance to maintain any building, conveyance or premises whatever which is resorted to by persons for the manufacture, distribution, dispensing, administration or use of any type of eyedropper, spoon, pipe, testing kit, rolling paper or other paraphernalia or appliances designed for or ordinarily used in smoking, testing, weighing, measuring, injecting, cooking or sniffing marijuana, cocaine, opium, hashish or other controlled dangerous substances as defined by N.J.S.A. 24:21-1 et seq.