Ordinances & Municipal Codes

The Township Council has announced that the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Sparta are now available on the Internet.  Township residents have unlimited electronic access to the codified Township ordinances.

Whether it’s a question such as dog licensing, water billing, or property maintenance the answer is usually in the Code.

Check Township Ordinances

  1. 2022
  2. 2021
  3. 2020
  4. 2019
  5. 2018
Number
Ordinance
Introduction Date
Adopted Date
22-01 (PDF)                                                       AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE III, MEETINGS OF TOWNSHIP COUNCIL, SECTION 2-3.2, REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA 1/6/2022 1/25/2022
22-02 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA CODE SECTIONS 19-14.s and 20-3.6 REGARDING WATER CONNECTION FEES 1/11/2022 1/25/2022
22-03 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER II, “ADMINISTRATION” OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA 2/22/2022 3/8/2022
22-04 (PDF) ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET APPROPRIATION LIMITS AND TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK (N.J.S.A. 40A: 4-45.14) 5/10/2022 6/14/2022
22-05 (PDF) ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING THE TOTAL SUM OF $2,500,000.00 FROM GENERAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR FUNDING VARIOUS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS OR PURPOSES BY THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, IN THE COUNTY OF SUSSEX, NEW JERSEY. 6/14/2022 7/12/2022
22-06 (PDF) ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING THE TOTAL SUM OF $500,000.00 FROM WATER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR FUNDING VARIOUS WATER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS OR PURPOSES BY THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, IN THE COUNTY OF SUSSEX, NEW JERSEY 6/14/2022 7/12/2022
22-07 (PDF) BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF WHITE LAKE PARK IN AND BY THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, IN THE COUNTY OF SUSSEX, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $2,100,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $1,800,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE TOWNSHIP FOR FINANCING SUCH APPROPRIATION 6/14/2022 7/12/2022
22-08 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE GRANTING MUNICIPAL CONSENT FOR THE OPERATION OF A CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEM WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP OF
SPARTA, NEW JERSEY TO CSC TKR, LLC
8/23/2022 9/13/2022
22-09 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA AMENDING THE SALARY ORDINANCE FOR “NON-UNION AND UNION” EMPLOYEES 8/23/2022 9/13/2022
22-11 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, COUNTY OF SUSSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY AMENDING CHAPTER 19, “WATER”,OF THE ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA 8/23/2022 9/13/2022
22-12 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, COUNTY OF SUSSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY REPEALING AND REPLACING SECTION 14-16 “REGISTRATION AND MAINTENANCE OF VACANT AND ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES AND VACANT AND ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES IN FORECLOSURE” AND REPLACING IT WITH “REGISTRATION AND MAINTENANCE OF VACANT AND ABANDONED PROPERTIES” 10/11/2022 10/25/2022
22-13 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, COUNTY OF SUSSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, CREATING CHAPTER 26 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA ENTITLED “SOIL/FILL PLACEMENT” AND AMENDING CHAPTER 26 OF THE CODE OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA TO INCLUDE SOIL/FILL PERMIT FEES AND ESCROWS 10/11/2022 10/25/2022
22-14 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER VII, “TRAFFIC”, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, AMENDING SECTION 7-17 “VEHICLES OVER DESIGNATED WEIGHT EXCLUDED FROM CERTAIN STREETS” 10/11/2022 10/25/2022
22-15 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, COUNTY OF SUSSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING CHAPTER 11 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA TO INCLUDE A PROHIBITION ON FEEDING WHITE- TAILED DEER ON PRIVATE PROPERTY 10/11/2022 10/25/2022
22-16 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA IN ORDER TO ADJUST CERTAIN FEES AND ESCROWS 10/25/2022 11/22/2022
22-18 (PDF) BOND ORDINANCE MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION OF $700,000 FOR THE CONVERSION OF THE WHITE DEER PLAZA SEWER PLANT INTO A PUMPING STATION AND INSTALLATION OF PUMP STATION ON CEILA DRIVE IN AND BY THE TOWNSHIP HERETOFORE AUTHORIZED TO BE UNDERTAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, IN THE COUNTY OF SUSSEX, NEW JERSEY, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $700,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE TOWNSHIP FOR FINANCING SUCH SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION. 11/22/2022 12/13/2022
22-19 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 7, “TRAFFIC” OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, SECTION 7-38.6 “RATES FOR TOWING SERVICES” 11/22/2022 12/13/2022
22-21 (PDF) AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA AMENDING CHAPTER XVIII ENTITLED “COMPREHENSIVE LAND MANAGEMENT CODE” TO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS, TO AMEND PORTIONS OF SECTION 18-4.29 ENTITLED “ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT” AND PORTIONS OF SECTION 18-4.35 ENTITLED “PDRM-1 PLANNED DEVELOPMENT AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT” AND PORTIONS OF SECTION 18- 4.7 ENTITLED “CONDITIONAL USES” AND PORTIONS OF SECTION 18-4.31A “PCED PLANNED COMMERCIAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ZONE” AND PORTIONS OF SECTION 18-4.36 ENTITLED “PDRM-2 PLANNED DEVELOPMENT AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AREA” AND PORTIONS OF SECTION 18-6.5 ENTITLED “PRELIMINARY SUBDIVISIONS OR SITE PLANS” 11/22/2022 12/13/2022