Section: Violations, penalties.
3. a. Any person convicted of a violation of this act shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $500.00 nor more than $1,000.00 for each offense, to be collected in a civil action by a summary proceeding under "The Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.). The municipal court and the Superior Court shall have jurisdiction of proceedings for the enforcement of the penalty provided by this section.
If the violation is of a continuing nature, each day during which it continues constitutes an additional, separate, and distinct offense.
b. The Department of Environmental Protection may institute a civil action for injunctive relief to enforce this act and to prohibit and prevent a violation of this act, and the court may proceed in the action in a summary manner.
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