New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:9-23 - Accumulations In Forests As Extraordinary Fire Hazard And Public Nuisance

13:9-23. Accumulations in forests as extraordinary fire hazard and public nuisance
The owner or lessee of any forest, any contractor or employee with authority of the owner of, or any person doing public work in or upon, such forest, who shall permit or suffer the accumulation by human activity of any litter from trees, to lie or be upon such forest within 100 feet of any road trail or fire break, to such an extent or in such manner as to facilitate either the origin or spread of forest fires, shall be deemed thereby to have created an extraordinary fire hazard, which endangers life and property and to have made and maintained a public nuisance.

Amended by L.1939, c. 246, p. 660, s. 1; L.1981, c. 369, s. 28, eff. Dec. 30, 1981.

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