NJDEP Administrative Order No. 2002-5 listing drought restrictions was announced on March 11, 2002. NJDEP Administrative Orders are amended by NJDEP As time progresses.. Check the latest changes by going to the link below.
Any individual who violates any provision of the State Order or who impedes or interferes with any action ordered or taken pursuant to the Order shall be subject to penalties. Sanctions range from a warning to a fine and/or imprisonment enforced by Municipal, County, as well as, State law enforcement agencies.
Any person wishing to be exempt wholly or partially from the restriction on water use outlined in the NJDEP Administrative Order may apply for a hardship exemption.to the NJDEP.
Click here to go to the NJ drought page.
For more information on ways to conserve water, visit www.nj.gov/dep/watersupply/conserve.htm