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File #: 16-0907    Version: 1 Name: Rent Control Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Tabled
File created: 5/23/2016 In control: Municipal Council and City Clerk
On agenda: 5/26/2016 Final action:
Title: ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19, CHAPTER 1, RENT CONTROL IN SUBSTANDARD MULTIPLE DWELLINGS; AND TITLE 19, CHAPTER 2, RENT CONTROL REGULATIONS, RENT CONTROL BOARD, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY INCLUDING PROVISIONS RELATING TO MAJOR NEW IMPROVEMENTS AND OTHER AMENDMENTS. Deferred 8-b (s) 052616 Deferred 9-a 061516
Sponsors: Anibal Ramos, Jr.
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ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19, CHAPTER 1, RENT CONTROL IN SUBSTANDARD MULTIPLE DWELLINGS; AND TITLE 19, CHAPTER 2, RENT CONTROL REGULATIONS, RENT CONTROL BOARD, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY INCLUDING PROVISIONS RELATING TO MAJOR NEW IMPROVEMENTS AND OTHER AMENDMENTS.
Deferred 8-b (s) 052616
Deferred 9-a 061516
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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, THAT:


SECTION 1: Title 19, Chapter 1, Rent Control in Substandard Multiple Dwellings, of the Revised General Ordinances of the City of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, as amended and supplemented, is amended as follows:

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CHAPTER 1 RENT CONTROL IN SUBSTANDARD MULTIPLE DWELLINGS.
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19:1-9. PROCEDURE TO IMPOSE RENT CONTROL.
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19:1-14. PENALTY.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred ($500.00) dollars for a first offense, a fine not to exceed two thousand ($2,000.00) dollars for a second and any subsequent offense. or by imprisonment in the County jail for a term not exceeding ninety (90) days, or be punished by both such find or imprisonment.
SECTION 2. Title 19, Chapter 2, Rent Control Regulations; Rent Control Board, of the Revised General Ordinances of the City of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, are hereby amended and supplemented as follows:

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CHAPTER 2 RENT CONTROL REGULATIONS; RENT CONTROL BOARD

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19:2-2. DEFINITIONS.
As used in this Chapter:
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Major new improvement shall mean a physical addition or change to the dwelling, which provides all tenants in the dwelling with something not previously provided that improves the quality of life in the dwelling. A replac...

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