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Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement Office Extensions

Call: 856-783-0284
Fax: 856-783-3419

    • Miles Dumbleton – Code Enforcement Officer, Commercial, Residential and Rental Properties – ext. 127

Purpose

The Code Enforcement Office works to maintain the standards set forth in the Borough Codes, for residential property maintenance, commercial operations and property maintenance, housing inspections, animal control and zoning ordinances.

The Code Enforcement Officer responds to and investigates resident complaints.

Forms

RESALE CO INSPECTION FORM

RENTAL CO FORM

Violations

Each reported violation will result in an investigation by Code Enforcement. The investigation begins with a site inspection to determine if a violation exists. When it is found that a violation exists a written notice of the violation is left at the location, a notice is mailed to the violator warning that the violation must be corrected within fifteen days, a follow-up investigation is conducted at the conclusion of the fifteen days, and a summons or mandatory court appearance summons is issued if the violation has not been corrected. Repeat offenders or habitual code violations may result in the immediate issuance of a summons or mandatory court appearance summons.

Animals
Dogs and cats over the age of 7 months must be licensed
Dogs are prohibited from running at large
Pet waste must be cleaned-up immediately
Feeding wildlife is prohibited
Dogs are prohibited on recreation areas
Certificate of Occupancy
Certificate required for sales and rentals
Fire Lanes
Parking or leaving vehicle unattended is prohibited
Noise and Odor
Excessive barking of dogs is unlawful
Unnecessary noise disturbing neighborhood is prohibited
Emitted odor or fumes detrimental to health or property is unlawful
Parking
Fire lane parking is prohibited
It shall be unlawful to park any motor vehicle exceeding 10,000 pounds registered gross weight or motor vehicle with more than one rear axle on a street at any time between the hours of 8:00pm and 7:00am
It shall be unlawful to park any truck or commercial vehicle exceeding 20000 pounds registered gross weight or more than one rear axle in a residential zone
Unlawful to park a School Vehicle Type 1 in a residential area
Property Maintenance
Unlawful for the storage or collection of unsightly junk
Junk constituting health hazard or attractive nuisance is prohibited
Unlawful to park motor vehicles on front lawn
Unregistered or dismantled are prohibited in residential areas
Vacant properties must be maintained
Grass and weeds must be maintained during growing season
Unlawful to store a n abandoned refrigerator outdoors
Exterior of buildings must be maintained in good repair, structurally sound and sanitary
Sidewalk/Street Obstruction
Unlawful to obstruct sidewalk, street or public place with any kind of wood, lumber, crates, stone, dirt, vehicle or other thing
Snow Removal
The owner or owners, occupant or occupants, tenant or tenants of abutting or bordering upon any street in the Borough shall remove all snow and ice from abutting sidewalks of such street or; in the case ice which may be so frozen as to make removal impracticable, shall cause the same to be thoroughly covered with sand, salt or other suitable material within 12 hours of daylight after same shall fall or be formed.
Throwing or placing snow or ice upon streets is prohibited
Trash and Litter
Trash for collection is not to be placed curb side more than 12 hours before collection day
Empty trash containers are to be removed from curb side after collection and stored out of sight of the general public
All properties must maintain collection and storage
Trash must be containerized
Unlawful to store bulk household waste
Dumpster lids must be kept closed
Overflowing dumpsters are unlawful