2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:18-61.1F - Local Ordinances Permitted

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:18-61.1F (2016) What's This?

2A:18-61.1f. Local ordinances permitted
Nothing contained in this 1986 amendatory and supplementary act shall authorize any civil action to require that dwelling units remain vacant, shall limit any defense or challenge to evictions that is otherwise provided by law or shall prohibit any provision of a local ordinance which is not less restrictive, except as prohibited pursuant to subsection e. of section 3 of P.L. 1975, c. 311 (C.2A:18-61.6). Except as provided in subsection e. of section 3 of P.L. 1975, c. 311 (C.2A:18-61.6), local ordinances may facilitate the objectives of this 1986 amendatory and supplementary act pertaining to premises where tenants have received notice pursuant to subsection g.(1) or h. of section 2 of P.L.1974, c.49 (C.2A:18-61.1), including, but not limited to, any ordinance intended to:

a.Require owners to obtain and register tenants' current and forwarding addresses;

b.Provide to tenants and former tenants who have received notice of termination pursuant to subsection g.(1) or h. of section 2 of P.L. 1974, c. 49 (C. 2A:18-61.1) basic information on their relevant rights;

c. Provide a municipal registry for former tenants to file current addresses for receiving notice; and

d.Assist in locating former tenants who become entitled to receive notice pursuant to section 6 of this 1986 amendatory and supplementary act.

L. 1986, c. 138, s. 8, eff. Oct. 29, 1986.


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