New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:48-2.27 - Cost Of Cutting Brush And Hedges; Charging Against Lands; Lien

40:48-2.27. Cost of cutting brush and hedges; charging against lands; lien
In all cases where brush, hedges and other plant life are cut from any lands within the limitations of section one hereof under any such ordinance, by or under the direction of an officer of the municipality, such officer shall certify the cost thereof to the governing body, which shall examine the certificate and if found correct shall cause the cost as shown thereon to be charged against said lands, or in the event that such cost is excessive to cause the reasonable cost thereof to be charged against said lands. The amount so charged shall forthwith become a lien upon such lands and shall be added to and become and form part of the taxes next to be assessed and levied upon such lands, the same to bear interest at the same rate as other taxes and shall be collected and enforced by the same officers and in the same manner as taxes.

L.1949, c. 152, p. 535, s. 2, eff. May 19, 1949.

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