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  2007 Ordinances of Wantage Township

Ordinance No. 2007-10


BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Committee of the Township of Wantage that Chapter 13 of the General Ordinances of the Township of Wantage is hereby amended as follows:

Section 1.                 
§13-26 is completely revised and amended to read as follows:

Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this Chapter or Chapters 12 (Land Subdivision) or 16 (Site Plan) or fail to comply therewith, or with any of the requirements thereof, or who shall erect, structurally alter, enlarge, rebuild or move any building or buildings or any structure, or who shall put into use any lot or land in violation of any detailed statement or plan submitted hereunder, or who shall refuse reasonable opportunity to inspect any premises shall be liable for a penalty as stated in Chapter 3, §3-1.  Each and every day such violation continues shall be deemed a separate and distinct violation.

The owner of any structure, lot or land, or part thereof, where anything in violation of the above Chapters shall be placed or shall exist and any architect, builder, contractor, agent, person or corporation employed in connection thereof who assists in the commission of such violation shall each be guilty of a separate offense and upon conviction thereof each shall be liable for the penalty specified above.

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.  Repealer. 
All ordinances or parts of ordinances or resolutions inconsistent or in opposition to the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed in their entirety. 

Section 4.  Effective Date. 
This ordinance shall take effect after publication and passage according to law.

William DeBoer, Mayor


James 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 August 9, 2007, and will be considered for final passage after public hearing at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Township Committee to be held on September 13, 2007 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.

NOTICE   is hereby given that the above Ordinance was introduced and   passed   on first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Wantage, in   the County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, held in the municipal building on the 9th day of August, 2007, and the same came up for final passage at a meeting of the said Township Committee on the 11th day of October, 2007 at which time, after persons interested were given an opportunity to be heard concerning said ordinance, the same was passed  and will be in full force in the Township according to law.  By order of the Township Committee of the Township of Wantage, in the County of Sussex, State of New Jersey.

James R. Doherty, Administrator/Clerk

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