Brick council passes 'Animal House' ordinance


The "Animal House" ordinance would fine landlords who rent to rowdy tenants. (3/17/15)

BRICK - The Brick Town Council has unanimously voted to pass the so-called “Animal House” ordinance at a meeting Tuesday evening.

The ordinance would fine irresponisble and absentee landlords who rent to rowdy tenants.

Landlords would also have to post bond of up to $5,000 for tenants convicted of breaking criminal or municipal laws twice during a two-year period.

"Animal House" will go into effect in 20 days.

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