Introduced: April 8, 2010
Public Hearing: May 13, 2010
Status: Adopted

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BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Vernon as follows:

Section 1. The Code of the Township of Vernon is amended to replace Chapter 374 in its entirety as follows:

§ 374-1. Title of code adopted. The said code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953)." The Code is adopted by reference without include the full text as permitted by N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 et seq.

§ 374-2. Copies on file. Three copies of the said Public Health Nuisance Code of New Jersey (1953) have been placed on file in the office of the Vernon Township Building Department will remain on file there for the use and examination of the public.

§ 374-3. Commercial Nuisance Defined. No person shall intentionally or willfully engage in conduct which interferes with, obstructs or otherwise unlawfully disrupts the lawful activities of any commercial or retail establishment or place of business.

§ 374-4. Violations and Penalties. Any person who creates or maintains a Nuisance or a Commercial Nuisance as set forth in the Chapter shall be in violation of this Code and be subject to the penalties set forth in Section 1-19.

Section 2. Severability: If any provision of this Ordinance or the application of this Ordinance to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of this Ordinance shall not be affected and shall remain in full force and effect.

Section 3. Effective Date: This Ordinance shall take effect after publication and passage according to law.