Code Enforcement / Zoning Office
Code Enforcement Officer – John Durasky
609-698-0080 Ext. 159
CODE REQUIREMENTS & VIOLATIONS
Refrigerators, air conditioners, tires and propane tanks require payment of a fee to the Township Clerk’s office. Placing items out for collection without an appointment or more than (12) hours prior to scheduled collection is a code violation subject to summons.
Garage Sale Signs. Posters & Notices on utility poles are a violation of Barnegat Township’s Anti-Litter Ordinance and are subject to summons.
Rental Properties require a Certificate of Occupancy prior to every new tenant and must be registered with the Municipal Clerk, providing information for the person responsible for property maintenance. Units rented for less than thirty (30) days require a yearly C.O. Failure to file this information or keep it current will subject the property owner to summons.
Sale of House or Business – Letter of No Interest now required for resales.
Fences require a Zoning Permit. There is no setback requirement along the sides and rear lot lines, but they must be inside the property and have the finished (good) side facing adjoining properties. Along a street line they must be set back one (1′) foot from the property line.
Litter/Debris on external premises, including overflowing rubbish containers, is a code violation and subject to summons if not corrected upon notice.
Dogs are not permitted to habitually bark, damage property or create a similar nuisance. Popcorn Park Zoo may be contacted at 609 693-1900 in the event of violations to Chapter 44-16 of the Barnegat Township Code
Snow & Ice Removal from sidewalks must be done within twelve (12) hours of daylight after the snow or ice falls or forms. Failure to do so is a code violation subject to summons.
Tree Clearing Permits are required prior to cutting trees.