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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

- The Charter
- Part I: Charter
- Ch C Charter
- Ch C Art I Incorporation, Succession, General Law Defined, General Powers Enumerated
- § C-1 Incorporation and corporate name. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(71)
- § C-2 Succession. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(72)
- § C-3 "General law" defined. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(73)
- § C-4 General powers vested in city and construction thereof. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(74)
- Ch C Art II Elected Officials
- § C-5 Number and term. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(75)
- § C-6 Time of election. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(76)
- § C-7 Eligibility for office. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(77)
- § C-8 Vacancies filled by election. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(78)
- § C-9 Interim filling of vacancies until election. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(79)
- Ch C Art III City Council
- § C-10 Organization, meetings and election of Council Chairman. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(80)
- § C-11 Council Chairman. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(81)
- § C-12 Majority and quorum. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(82)
- § C-13 Adoption and publication of ordinances. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(83)
- § C-14 Powers of the City Council. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(84)
- Ch C Art IV Duties and Powers of the Mayor
- § C-15 Executive powers; powers and duties of Mayor. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(85)
- § C-16 Approval or veto of ordinances and resolutions. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(86)
- Ch C Art V City Officers and Departments
- § C-17 Establishment of City departments. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(87)
- § C-18 City officers; certain offices specified; designation as City officers; provisions governing offices. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(88)
- § C-19 Appointment and term of office of City officers. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(89)
- § C-20 Vacancies in appointive offices. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(90)
- § C-21 Citizenship and residency requirements for City officers. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(91)
- § C-22 Failure to appear or testify before court, legislative committee or Governor. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(92)
- § C-23 Conflicts of interest. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(93)
- § C-24 Suspensions and removal for cause. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(94)
- § C-25 Appointment and duties of City Clerk. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(95)
- § C-26 Office of Chief Finance Officer or Director of Finance. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(96)
- Ch C Art VI Special Boards for the Operation of the Police, Fire or Water Departments
- § C-27 Establishment, merger, consolidation or abolition. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(97)
- § C-28 Powers and duties of the boards governing the Police or Fire Departments. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(98)
- § C-29 Powers and duties of the Board of Water Commissioners. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(99)
- § C-30 Fiscal operation of the Water Department by the Board of Water Commissioners. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(100)
- § C-31 Limitation of powers over acquisition and disposition of water reserve lands. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(101)
- Ch C Art VII Recall
- § C-32 Elective officers; removal by recall petition and vote. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(102)
- § C-33 Recall petition. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(103)
- § C-34 Signatures to recall petition. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(104)
- § C-35 Notice to officer; recall election; notice of filing of petition. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(105)
- § C-36 Ballots. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(106)
- § C-37 Removal of more than one officer. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(107)
- § C-38 Election of successor; use of recall ballot. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(108)
- § C-39 Nomination of candidate for successor of recalled incumbent. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(109)
- § C-40 Results of election. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(110)
- § C-41 Successor where incumbent resigns after a certain date or is recalled. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(111)
- Ch C Art VIII Initiative and Referendum
- § C-42 Petition; percentage of registered voters required. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(112)
- § C-43 Power of referendum; time for filing petition. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(113)
- § C-44 Petition papers; affidavits. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(114)
- § C-45 Filing of petition papers; examination; certificate of result. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(115)
- § C-46 Amendment of initiative or referendum petition. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(116)
- § C-47 Suspension of ordinance. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(117)
- § C-48 Submission to City Council. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(118)
- § C-49 Submission of ordinance to voters; withdrawal of petition. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(119)
- § C-50 Referendum election. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(120)
- § C-51 Number of proposed ordinances voted upon; time between special elections. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(121)
- § C-52 Publication of ordinance. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(122)
- § C-53 Ballots. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(123)
- § C-54 Results of election; conflicting measures. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(124)
- Ch C Art IX Certain Election Procedures
- § C-55 Elections; publicizing and advertising in certain instances. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(125)
- Ch C Art X Effective Date and Adoption
- § C-56 Operative in cities upon adoption by voters. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(126)
- Ch C Art XI Severability
- § C-57 Partial invalidity. N.J.S.A. 40:103-5(127)
- Part II: Administrative Legislation
- Ch 1 General Provisions
- Ch 3 Abolition of Offices and Extinguishment of Positions
- Ch 5 Administrative Organization
- Ch 8 Affirmative Action Program
- Ch 8A Project Labor Agreement
- Ch 14 Auxiliary Police
- Ch 14A Boards, Commissions, Committees and Councils
- Ch 15 Business Development Authority
- Ch 17 Checks or Drafts, Returned
- Ch 18 Claims: Approval and Payment
- Ch 21 Court
- Ch 23 Defense and Indemnification
- Ch 25 Department of Public Safety; Public Safety Citizens Advisory Council
- Ch 28 Emergencies, Public
- Ch 40 Housing Authority
- Ch 43 Improvement Districts
- Ch 44 Interlocal Services
- Ch 51 Land Use
- Ch 54 Mutual Assistance
- Ch 55 Officers and Employees
- Ch 56 Parking Authority
- Ch 60 Personnel Policies
- Ch 68 Purchasing and Contracting
- Ch 74 Records and Information
- Ch 76 Redevelopment Agency
- Ch 79 Retirement
- Ch 83 Urban Enterprise Zone
- Ch 84 Vehicles, City-Owned
- Part III: General Legislation
- Ch 94 Air Pollution
- Ch 97 Alarm Systems
- Ch 100 Alcoholic Beverages
- Ch 103 Amusement Devices
- Ch 107 Bingo
- Ch 113 Buildings Unfit for Human Habitation
- Ch 118 Peddlers, Solicitors and Mobile Food Vendors
- Ch 122 Community Gardens
- Ch 125 Construction Codes, Uniform
- Ch 126 Cranes, Operation of
- Ch 127 Curfew
- Ch 128 Dance Halls and Discotheques
- Ch 132 Dogs, Cats and Other Animals
- Ch 138 Hours of Operation
- Ch 140 Employer Regulations
- Ch 142 Excavations
- Ch 146 Fire Prevention
- Ch 150 Floodplain Management
- Ch 153 Fuel Oil
- Ch 156 Solid Waste
- Ch 157 Graffiti
- Ch 159 Housing Standards; Property Maintenance
- Ch 162 Insurance
- Ch 165 Laundromats and Dry Cleaning Establishments, Coin-Operated
- Ch 170 Licenses and Fees
- Ch 172 Littering
- Ch 173 Loitering
- Ch 175 Motor Vehicle Repair Garages
- Ch 180 Narcotic Drugs and Other Dangerous Substances
- Ch 182 Newspapers, Advertisements and Periodicals
- Ch 184 Noise Pollution
- Ch 186 Open-Air Lots, Vehicle
- Ch 188 Outdoor Activities
- Ch 190 Parental Responsibility
- Ch 192 Parking Lots, Municipal
- Ch 193 Parks, Public
- Ch 195 Pawnbrokers
- Ch 198 Peace and Good Order
- Ch 201 Plumbers
- Ch 203 Poles and Wires
- Ch 206 Precious Metals and Gems
- Ch 214 Recreation Facilities: Fees
- Ch 218 Rent Control and Conversions
- Ch 223 Sales, Forced-Out-Of-Business
- Ch 226 Sewers and Sewage Disposal
- Ch 230 Smoke-Free Air
- Ch 238 Streets and Sidewalks
- Ch 246 Swimming Pools: Fencing
- Ch 247 Taxation
- Ch 249 Taxicabs and Liveries
- Ch 251 Tenants' Property Tax Rebate
- Ch 252 Theaters, Movies and Exhibitions
- Ch 255 Toy Guns
- Ch 260 Vehicles and Traffic
- Ch 262 Wireless Telecommunication and Equipment Facilities
- Ch 264 Wreckers
- Part IV: Board of Health Legislation
- Ch 270 General Provisions, Board of Health
- Ch 280 Mercantile Permits
- Ch 282 Nuisances
- Ch 288 Retail Food-Handling Establishments
- Ch 292 Sanitary Standards
- Ch 294 Smoking
- Appendix
- Ch A300 Cable Television Franchise
- Derivation Table
- Ch DT Derivation Table
- Disposition List
- Ch DL Disposition List