Ordinance # 2004-07
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER XVI OF THE REVISED GENERAL
ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WANTAGE, BEING THE SITE PLAN CHAPTER
BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Committee of the Township
of Wantage that Chapter XVI of the Revised General Ordinances of
the Township of Wantage, being the Site Plan Chapter, shall be and
is amended as follows:
Section 1. Section 16-15 shall be amended to read as follows:
16-15 SITE PLAN CONFORMANCE. Whenever any building
or structure is erected, constructed, altered, repaired, converted,
used or maintained within the Township of Wantage, it shall be
the duty of the Zoning Officer to ascertain that it is done in
accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and that the use
of any lands and/or construction complies with the terms and conditions
of any variance or site plan approval and with the approved plan
submitted. It shall be the duty of the Zoning Officer to proceed
with the enforcement of this Chapter in the manner provided by
law and the Zoning Officer is authorized and empowered to institute
and maintain any statutory legal actions and proceedings for the
enforcement of this Chapter.
Section 2. Any individual or entity who shall violate any of the
provisions of this Chapter shall be liable, upon conviction, to
a penalty as provided in Wantage Township Ordinance, §3-1.1.
Section 3. Should any section, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase
of this Ordinance be declared unconstitutional or invalid for any
reason by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such provision(s)
shall be deemed severable and the remaining portions of this Ordinance
shall remain in full force and effect.
Section 4. All ordinances or parts of ordinances or resolutions
that are inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance are
repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.
Section 5. The Township Clerk is directed to give notice at least
ten days prior to the hearing on the adoption of this ordinance
to the County Planning Board and to all others entitled pursuant
to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:55D-15. Upon the adoption of this
ordinance, after public hearing, the Township Clerk is further directed
to publish notice of the passage and to file a copy of this ordinance,
as finally adopted, with the Sussex County Planning Board, as required
by N.J.S.A. 40:55D-16.
Section 6. This ordinance shall take effect after publication and
passage according to law.
William DeBoer, Mayor
James R. Doherty, Administrator/Municipal Clerk
TAKE NOTICE that the above entitled ordinance was introduced at
a regular meeting of the Mayor and Township Committee of the Township
of Wantage, County of Sussex, New Jersey, held on March 11, 2004,
and will be considered for final passage after public hearing at
a regular meeting of the Mayor and Township Committee to be held
on April 29, 2004 at 8:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Route
23, Wantage, New Jersey. During the preceding week, copies of the
ordinance will be made available at the Clerk's office in the Municipal
Building to members of the general public.
James R. Doherty,