2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:9-9.1 - Residential Oil Fill Pipe, Regulations, Violations, Fees
51:9-9.1. Residential oil fill pipe, regulations, violations, fees
a. The owner of any residential dwelling served by a home heating oil tank shall provide that the cap of any exterior heating oil fill pipe be colored green or that the tank fill pipe be equipped with a fill tightness system with a fill cap stamped or engraved in clear letters with the words "Fuel Oil."
b. No person may pump, pour, or otherwise place home heating oil into any exterior heating oil tank fill pipe of a residential dwelling unit unless that pipe is capped with a tank fill pipe cap that is colored green, or unless the tank fill pipe is equipped with a fill tightness system with a fill cap stamped or engraved in clear letters with the words "Fuel Oil."
c. A person who violates the provisions of this section is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $500. The penalty may be collected in a summary proceeding brought pursuant to "the penalty enforcement law," (N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq.). The Superior Court and the municipal court shall have jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of "the penalty enforcement law" in connection with this act.
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