Code Enforcement / Housing
65 Don Connor Blvd
Jackson, NJ 08527
Conduct on-site inspections or surveys to assess compliance with applicable codes. Perform investigations to substantiate alleged or suspected instances or patterns of non-compliance. Notify residents of violations, follow-up inspections, write summonses when needed. Court appearances when required. Assist other agencies when requested.
91-7. Duty to remove.
Each owner and tenant of land abutting or bordering upon the sidewalks of any streets or public places shall keep the sidewalks in front of his premises in a safe, passible and orderly condition, free from snow, ice, grass, weeds or other impediments. In case there is snow or ice on the sidewalks, such persons shall remove the same within 24 hours of daylight after the snow shall have ceased falling or after the ice has formed.
91-27. Installation and display of numerals. [Amended 7-21-1993 by Ord. No. 28-93]
Within 90 days of the date of adoption of this article, the owner of every parcel of real property in the Township of Jackson upon which is located a structure to which a street number has been assigned shall have the number so assigned displayed on the parcel or on the structure in a position which is easily observed and readable from either direction along the public street. Display of the assigned number on a mailbox directly in front of the structure or on the street directly opposite the structure shall be acceptable. In the case of individual residences and two-family residences specifically excluding strip malls and shopping centers, all numbers shall be in Arabic figures at least three inches high, one-half (1/2) inch wide and shall be of light-reflective material. Numbers written in script, cursive, Old English, Roman or other styles of writing shall not be acceptable because of the difficulty of agencies responding in emergency situations to read such style. Additionally, each separate commercial building, including strip malls or shopping centers, industrial building and apartment building shall be required to display a number and/or letter of at least eight inches in height and one inch in width, subject to the above conditions. However, individual retail establishments within a commercial building shall not be required to post individual numbers, provided that the commercial building exhibits a number as set forth in this section.