Township of Jefferson, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Jefferson 12-29-1976 by Ord. No. 36-76 (Ch. 24 of the 1967 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Development fees — See Ch. 193.
Driveway standards for single-family residences — See Ch. 207, Art. I.
Dumping — See Ch. 216.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 256.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 330.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 367.

§ 182-1 Enforcing agency established; subcode officials designated.

A. 
There is hereby established in the Township of Jefferson a State Uniform Construction Code enforcing agency to be known as "Township of Jefferson Division of Construction and Housing Inspection," consisting of a Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Electrical Subcode Official, Fire Protection Subcode Official and such other subcode officials for such additional subcodes as the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs of the State of New Jersey may hereafter adopt as part of the State Uniform Construction Code and such other subcode assistants as may be necessary.
[Amended 3-14-1977 by Ord. No. 4-77; 5-1-1978 by Ord. No. 6-78; 9-1-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04; 2-16-2005 by Ord. No. 4-05]
B. 
Each official position created in Subsection A hereof shall be filled by a person qualified for such position pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, as amended,[1] and N.J.A.C. 5:23, provided that, in lieu of any particular subcode official, an on-site inspection agency may be retained by contract pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23. More than one such official position may be held by the same person, provided that such person is qualified pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, and N.J.A.C. 5:23 to hold each such position.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.
C. 
The public shall have the right to do business with the enforcing agency at one office location except for emergencies and unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances, which office shall be located in the Municipal Building, Weldon Road, Jefferson Township, New Jersey.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former § 24-2, Construction Board of Appeals, as amended, which previously followed this section, was repealed 5-17-1995 by Ord. No. 10-95.

§ 182-2 Fees.

[Amended 4-17-1978 by Ord. No. 4-78; 3-21-1979 by Ord. No. 9-79; 4-9-1980 by Ord. No. 5-80; 5-7-1980 by Ord. No. 14-80; 11-4-1981 by Ord. No. 22-81; 2-20-1991 by Ord. No. 3-91; 9-15-1993 by Ord. No. 13-93; 9-1-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04]
The fee for a construction permit shall be the sum of the subcode fees, administrative fees and miscellaneous fees listed in Subsections A through F hereof and shall be paid before the permit is issued.
A. 
Building subcode fees. The building subcode fees shall be as follows:
[Amended 4-17-1996 by Ord. No. 7-96]
(1) 
For new construction, including additions, the fee shall be $0.38 per cubic foot of building or structure volume, provided that the minimum fee shall be $60.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(2) 
For open, large volume structures of Use Group F (Factory), S (Storage) and M (Mercantile), the fee shall be computed as follows: $0.038 per cubic foot for the first 250,000 cubic feet of volume; $0.030 per cubic foot for each cubic foot of volume between 250,001 and 500,000; and $0.025 per cubic foot in excess of 500,000 cubic feet.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(3) 
For renovations, alterations and repairs, the fee shall be $25 per $1,000 of estimated cost of work, provided that the minimum fee shall be $60. The fee for renovation, alteration and repairs of projects in excess of $500,000 shall be computed as follows: $25 per $1,000 of estimated cost of work for the first $500,000 and $12 per $1,000 of estimated cost in excess of $500,001. The minimum fee, if applicable, shall be the sum of the minimum fees charged for new construction and alterations, respectively.
[Amended 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(4) 
The fee for the installation of supplemental heating appliances (solid gaseous or liquid fuel) shall be $50 per appliance and shall include the installation of a chimney, flue or vent. If applicable, the fee for such installation shall be computed in addition to any and all fees for new constructions and alterations.
[Amended 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(5) 
The fee for the installation of a masonry fireplace shall be $50 and, if applicable, shall be computed in addition to any and all fees for new construction or alterations.
(6) 
The fee for a demolition permit issued for the removal (closure) of underground and aboveground storage tanks for combustible liquids (heating oil, waste oil, diesel fuel, gasoline, kerosene, etc.) shall be $150 per tank for all uses other than R-5. The fee for a permit issued for the removal (closure) of an underground or aboveground heating-oil storage tank from a single-family residential property (R-5) shall be $75.
[Amended 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(7) 
The fees for permits issued for the installation of swimming pools shall be: in-ground pools, $150; aboveground pools $75, each. For "pop-up" style pools, the fee shall be $25. For a hot tub or spa, the fee shall be $50. These fees shall be in addition to any electrical and plumbing subcode fees.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02; 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(8) 
The fees for a permit to reroof an existing building of R-5 Use Group shall be $45 and $25 per $1,000 of the estimated cost of work for other use groups, provided that the minimum fee shall be $50.
[Amended 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02; 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(9) 
The fee for a permit to re-side or veneer an existing building shall be $45 for buildings of Use Group R-5 and $100 for buildings of other use groups.
[Amended 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02; 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(10) 
The permit fee to erect temporary and miscellaneous structures for which volume cannot be computed, such as open framed towers and mast, shall be as follows:
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02]
(a) 
Structure, each (accessory to building of Use Group R-3 and R-4 only): $35.
(b) 
Structure, each (accessory to any other use group): $140.
(c) 
Communication tower or mast higher than 60 feet (each): $350.
(d) 
Antennas: $75 each.
[Added 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07]
(11) 
The fee for a permit to install fencing exceeding six feet in height shall be $10 per $1,000 of the estimated cost of work, provided that the minimum fee shall be $40.
(12) 
The fee for a permit to demolish a building shall be computed as follows: buildings of Use Group R-5 shall be $100; miscellaneous and accessory structures incidental to Use Group R-5 and larger than 100 square feet shall be $50; buildings and structures of all other use groups shall be $400.
[Amended 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(13) 
The fee for a permit to construct a sign shall be $2 per square foot of the surface area of the sign, provided that the minimum fee shall be $40. In the case of a double-faced sign, the area of the surface of only one side of the sign shall be used for the purposes of fee computation.
(14) 
The fee for the reinstatement of a lapsed permit under the building subcode shall be based upon the amount of work to be completed and shall be computed as required by § 182-2A(1) and (2).
(15) 
The fee for a permit for the moving of a building or structure from one lot to another or to a new location on the same lot shall be $20 per $1,000 of the estimated cost of moving and placement in the new location, in addition to the fees computed in accordance with § 182-2A(1) for a new basement or § 182-2A(2) for a new footing/foundation, whichever the case may be.
(16) 
The fee for a permit issued for radon mitigation work in existing buildings of Use Group E and R shall be as follows: $40 for buildings of Use Group R-5; $75 for buildings of Use Groups R-1, R-2 and E (day-care facilities only); and $125 for all other buildings of Use Group E.
[Amended 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(17) 
The fee for a retaining wall associated with a Class 3 residential structure shall be $50 for a retaining wall with a surface area of 550 square feet or less and $100 for a retaining wall greater than 550 square feet. The fee for a newly constructed retaining wall of any size at other than a Class 3 residential structure shall be based on the estimated cost of construction in accordance with Subsection A(2).
[Added 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07]
B. 
Plumbing subcode fees. For the purpose of computing this fee, fixtures or stacks shall include but not be limited to lavatories, water closets, sinks, urinals, bathtubs, shower stalls, kitchen sinks, laundry tubs, floor drains, drinking fountains, dishwashers, clothes washers and similar devices. The plumbing subcode fees shall be as follows:
[Amended 4-17-1996 by Ord. No. 7-96]
(1) 
For the filing of an application for new installation or the replacement of an existing fixture or fixtures and the subsequent inspections thereof, a minimum of $50 shall be charged for the first fixture, trap or stack, except as noted. The fee for all other fixtures or stacks shall be $15 per fixture, stack or device added to the first $50.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(2) 
The fee shall be $50 per special device for grease traps, oil separators, water-cooled air-conditioning units, dental units, sewer injectors, water-cooled refrigeration units, backflow preventers and other special devices not included as a fixture.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99]
(3) 
A permit to install or replace an electric or gas-fired water heater or water-conditioning unit shall be $50. If included as a fixture, the fee shall be $15.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(4) 
The fee for a permit to install steam boilers or hot water boilers for all use groups except R-3 and R-4 shall be $100. For Use Groups R-3 and R-4, the fee shall be $50.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(5) 
The fee for a permit to install or replace a water or sewer service line shall be $50.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(6) 
The fee to install a lawn sprinkler system shall be $50.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(7) 
Subsoil drains. For subsoil drains to be installed in accordance with National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) 13.1.5, the fee shall be $50 for all buildings of Use Groups R-3 and R-4 and $100 for all other use groups.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(8) 
For all interceptors (including sand, grease, oil and flammable liquid interceptors) to be installed in accordance with NSPC (Chapter 6), the fee shall be $60 per system.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99]
(9) 
The fee for the inspection of the disconnection, pumping, filling (or removal) of an individual sewage disposal system (NSPC 16.1.7) shall be $50.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(10) 
The fee for the reinstatement of a lapsed permit under the plumbing subcode shall be 25% of our present fees, calculated from the number of fixtures to be installed, provided that the minimum fee shall be $35.
(11) 
The fee for a permit to install gas piping to serve gas-fired mechanical equipment or fixtures shall be $75 for all use groups except R-3 and R-4. The fee for a permit to install similar gas piping shall be $50 for Use Groups R-3 and R-4.
[Amended 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(12) 
The fee for a permit to install fuel-oil piping and storage systems shall be $50 per tank for all use groups except R-3 and R-4. The fee shall be $50 for Use Groups R-3 and R-4.
[Amended 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(13) 
The fee for the required periodic reinspection of backflow preventers as required by N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.23(i) and the plumbing subcode shall be $75.
(14) 
The fee for a permit to install a LPG tank shall be $50 per tank.
[Added 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07]
C. 
Electrical subcode fees. The fee for electrical subcode requirements shall be the sum of the fees listed below. The minimum fee for electrical inspections shall be $46.
[Amended 12-27-1995 by Ord. No. 27-95]
(1) 
Electrical fixtures and devices:
(a) 
From one to 50 receptacles, fixtures or switches: $46.
(b) 
Each additional 25 receptacles, fixtures or switches: $15.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99]
(c) 
For the purpose of computing this fee, receptacles, fixtures or switches shall include lighting outlets, fluorescent fixtures, burglar alarm detectors, telephone outlets, smoke detectors, receptacles, intercom devices, heat detectors, thermostats and similar devices or motors of one horsepower or one kilowatt or less.
(d) 
The fee for the replacement of an electric water heater, boiler, or furnace shall be $25.
[Added 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07]
(e) 
The fee to install a rain sensor for a lawn sprinkler system shall be $25.
[Added 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07]
(2) 
Motors:
(a) 
One horsepower to 10 horsepower: $25.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99]
(b) 
Ten and one-tenth horsepower to 50 horsepower: $46.
(c) 
Fifty and one-tenth horsepower to 100 horsepower: $92.
(d) 
One hundred and one-tenth horsepower and larger: $457.
[Amended 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02]
(3) 
Electrical devices:
(a) 
One kilowatt to 10 kilowatts: $25.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99]
(b) 
Ten and one-tenth kilowatt to 50 kilowatts: $46.
(c) 
Fifty and one-tenth kilowatts to 100 kilowatts: $92.
(d) 
One hundred and one-tenth kilowatts and larger: $457.
[Amended 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02]
(4) 
Transformers or generators:
(a) 
One kilowatt to 10 kilowatts: $25.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99]
(b) 
Ten and one-tenth kilowatts to 50 kilowatts: $46.
(c) 
Fifty and one-tenth kilowatts to 112.5 kilowatts: $92.
(d) 
Larger than 112.5 kilowatts: $457.
[Amended 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02]
(5) 
Service equipment, including meter pan, service panel and service entrance:
(a) 
Zero to 200 amperes: $46.
(b) 
Two hundred and one-tenth to 300 amperes: $92.
(c) 
Three hundred and one-tenth amperes or larger: $457.
[Amended 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02]
(6) 
Feeders:
(a) 
Zero to 200 amperes: $25.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99]
(b) 
Two hundred and one-tenth to 300 amperes: $92.
(c) 
Three hundred and one-tenth amperes and larger: $457.
[Amended 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02]
(7) 
Construction pole service:
(a) 
Service: $46.
(b) 
One receptacle: $46.
(c) 
Total pole service: $92.
(8) 
Air conditioners: Apply motor schedule.
(9) 
Pools:
(a) 
In-ground pools (private): $70.
(b) 
In-ground pools (public): $125.
(c) 
Aboveground pools: $46.
(d) 
Reinspection of public swimming pools: $46.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99]
(10) 
No fee shall be charged for a permit to install or replace furnaces, water heaters or exhaust fan motors for corrective work under the Radon Hazard Subcode and related wiring and controls for such appliances in existing buildings of Use Groups R-3 and R-4.
(11) 
The fee for the reinstatement of a lapsed permit under the electrical subcode shall be 25% of the original fee calculated, provided that the minimum fee shall be $46.
D. 
Fire protection subcode fees. For the purpose of computing fees relating to the enforcement of the requirements incorporated in the subcode, fixtures shall include but shall not be limited to sprinklers, special suppression systems, smoke detectors and alarms and miscellaneous devices. The fee for permits requiring on-site inspections by the Fire Protection Subcode official shall be as follows:
[Amended 4-17-1996 by Ord. No. 7-96]
(1) 
The fees for permits requiring on-site inspections by the Fire Protection Subcode official shall be calculated as follows: The charge for general fire protection permits for buildings of Use Groups R-3 and R-5 and for each dwelling unit of Use Group R-2 shall be $100 for a new construction and $50 for existing structures. The charge for a general fire protection permit involving a nonresidential use and, in the case of subdivided building and structures, for each area or tenant space entitled to receive a certificate of occupancy or certificate of approval, shall be $150. The fees indicated above shall include the installation of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors/alarms, exit signs and lights, means of egress lighting. Equipment and appliances incidental to the particular use, except supplemental heating appliances and sprinklers, shall be charged in addition to the special fees indicated in Subsection D(2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7) and (8).
[Amended 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07; 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(2) 
Automatic sprinkler systems.
[Amended 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07]
(a) 
The fee for a permit to install automatic sprinkler systems in buildings or structures of all groups except in buildings of Groups R-3, R-5 and R-2 shall be computed as follows:
Number of Heads
Fee
20 or fewer
$75
21 to and including 100
$150
101 to and including 200
$230
201 to and including 500
$550
501 to and including 1,000
$700
Over 1,000 heads
$900
(b) 
The fee for a permit to install automatic sprinkler systems in buildings of Groups R-3 and R-5 and in buildings of Group R-2 four stories or less in height shall be $75 per dwelling unit.
(3) 
The fee for a permit to install an automatic suppression system for commercial cooking surfaces, kitchen exhausts, grease removal devices and hoods shall be $100 each.
[Amended 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(4) 
The fee for a permit to install fire alarm systems shall be as follows:
(a) 
Manual systems shall be $75.
(b) 
Automatic systems shall be $125.
(5) 
The fee for a permit to install standpipes shall be as follows:
[Amended 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(a) 
Up to four inches in diameter shall be $100.
(b) 
Larger than four inches in diameter shall be $200 each.
(6) 
The fee for a permit to install underground (UST) and aboveground (AST) storage tanks for combustible and flammable liquids, including the tanks and piping, shall be as follows:
[Amended 12-17-2008 by Ord. No. 19-08]
(a) 
Each aboveground combustible liquid storage tank 660 gallons in capacity or smaller and each underground combustible liquid storage tank 2,000 gallons in capacity or smaller shall be $75.
(b) 
Each aboveground combustible liquid storage tank larger than 660 gallons in capacity and each underground combustible liquid storage tank larger than 2,000 gallons in capacity shall be $150.
(c) 
The permit to install a tank (AST, UST) for flammable liquid storage serving a use other than a public garage or fuel service station shall be $300.
(d) 
The fee for a permit to install tanks for motor fuel, kerosene, fuel wastes and/or heating oil, fuel-dispensing equipment and piping in connection with the new construction, renovation/alteration of a public garage (service station) facility or site of Use Group S-1 shall be as follows:
[1] 
Fifty thousand gallons or less aggregate fuel storage capacity: $1,250.
[2] 
Fifty thousand one gallons or more aggregate fuel capacity: $2,000.
[3] 
Add for each fuel-dispensing station (pump): $100.
(7) 
The fee for a permit to install supplemental heating appliances (wood- or coal-burning stoves, fireplaces, etc.) shall be $50 per appliance and shall include the installation of a chimney, flue or vent. If applicable, the fee for such installation shall be computed in addition to any and all fees for new construction or alterations.
[Amended 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07]
(8) 
The fee for the reinstatement of a lapsed permit under the fire protection subcode shall be 25% of our present fees, calculated from the number of fixtures to be installed, provided that the minimum fee shall be $45.
E. 
Administrative and miscellaneous fees.
[Amended 4-17-1996 by Ord. No. 7-96]
(1) 
The fee for plan review shall be 20% of the amount to be charged for the construction permit. The amount paid for this fee shall be credited toward the amount of the fee to be charged for the construction permit.
(2) 
The fee for each construction permit issued for an asbestos hazard abatement project shall be $75.
(3) 
The charge for certification letters or letters of determination shall be $10.
(4) 
The charge for processing of refunds of construction fees shall be $10.
(5) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy or a certificate of continued occupancy issued for any building or portion thereof in Use Group R-5 shall be $55. The fee for all other use groups shall be $75.
[Amended 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07]
(6) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy issued following the successful completion of an asbestos hazard abatement project shall be $20.
(7) 
The fee to process an application for a variance pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.10 shall be $50.
(8) 
In the event that a private on-site inspection and plan review agency is designated to carry out the enforcement of one or more of the subcodes in the municipality, for the purpose of computing fees, the provisions of N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.18(k) shall apply. Further, the municipality shall be entitled to an administrative surcharge of 15% of the relevant subcode(s) permit fee(s).
(9) 
All fees computed in this schedule under the provisions of Subsections A, B, C, D, E and F, including state training fees, shall be rounded to the nearest dollar amount.
(10) 
The fee for a certificate of continued occupancy as outlined in N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.23(e) shall be $200.
[Amended 4-21-1999 by Ord. No. 20-99; 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07]
(11) 
The fee for the first issuance and the renewal of a temporary certificate of occupancy shall be $30. Exception: There shall be no fee for the first issuance of the temporary certificate of occupancy, provided the certificate of occupancy fee is paid at that time.
[Added 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02]
(12) 
For cross connections and backflow preventers that are subject to testing and required reinspections, the fee shall be $100 per device.
[Added 4-10-2002 by Ord. No. 13-02; amended 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07]
F. 
The fee for mechanical permits of Use Group R-3 or R-5 shall be $50 for the first device and $20 for each additional device with the following exceptions:
[Added 6-14-1995 by Ord. No. 12-95; amended 5-6-2007 by Ord. No. 10-07; 1-21-2009 by Ord. No. 2-09]
(1) 
Each aboveground storage tank for combustible liquids shall be $50; and
(2) 
Each underground storage tank for combustible liquids shall be $75.
G. 
Waiver of construction permit surcharge and enforcing agent fees for construction to promote accessibility by disabled persons to existing structures or facilities. A disabled person, as defined in N.J.S.A. 52:27D-126e, or a parent or sibling of a disabled person shall not be charged any construction permit surcharge fee or enforcing agency fee for any construction, reconstruction, alteration or improvement designed and undertaken solely to promote accessibility by disabled persons to an existing public or private structure or any of the facilities contained therein, including the disabled person's own living unit or the living units of any parent or sibling where the permit is for the aforementioned purposes.[1]
[Added 1-20-1999 by Ord. No. 44-99]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 24-3.1, Surface grading plan requirements, which previously followed this section, added 10-5-1988 by Ord. No. 18-88, as amended 5-13-1992 by Ord. No. 3-92, was repealed 6-14-2000 by Ord. No. 13-00. In addition, former § 24-3.2, Driveway standards for single-family residences, which previously followed this section, added 6-20-1990 by Ord. No. 5-90, is now included as Ch. 207, Driveways, Art. I, Standards for Single-Family Residences.

§ 182-3 Fire limits.

A. 
Presently under review and study, fire limit regulations shall be promulgated prior to July 1, 1977.
B. 
After the fire limits have been established by the Township of Jefferson, the Construction Official shall prepare and submit, biannually, a report reevaluating the delineation of the fire limits. This report shall indicate the recommendations of the Construction Official, the Building Subcode Official and the Fire Subcode Official regarding those areas which should be designated as within fire limits, with the reasons therefor.
[Amended 9-1-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04; 2-16-2005 by Ord. No. 4-05

§ 182-4 Filing of copy.

The Clerk of the Township of Jefferson shall forward a copy of this chapter to the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

§ 182-5 Construction debris disposal. [1]

[Added 9-19-1990 by Ord. No. 15-90]
A. 
At the time of issuance of any permit for construction, the Construction Official shall include a statement that all construction debris must be disposed of in accordance with the directions of the Morris County Solid Waste Management Plan and at an approved disposal site for Morris County.
[Amended 2-16-2005 by Ord. No. 4-05]
B. 
Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS
All debris associated with a construction site and shall include but not be limited to sheet rock, lumber, roofing shingles, containers and plumbing materials.
C. 
When the Construction Official deems it necessary, considering the size of the project and how much debris it will generate, he may require a dumpster of adequate size. If the Construction Official deems it necessary that a dumpster be placed on site for construction debris and the dumpster is not present on site, any permit shall be subject to revocation until such time as the dumpster is on site. If no dumpster is required, then any debris shall be stockpiled daily in a manner so as not to cause a public health nuisance or annoyance to the inhabitants of the Township. All debris must be removed from the site at the direction of the Construction Official and at such intervals as may be directed by said Official.
[Amended 11-6-1991 by Ord. No. 28-91; 2-16-2005 by Ord. No. 4-05]
D. 
No final approval of any permit, nor any certificate of occupancy, shall be granted until such time as proof of disposal at an approved Morris County disposal facility is presented to the Construction Official.
[Amended 2-16-2005 by Ord. No. 4-05]
E. 
Proof of disposal shall consist of certified waste slips from the approved county disposal facility. In lieu of waste slips, the permit holder may present a notarized statement from a licensed hauler as to the date and time of disposal of the construction debris from the site.
[1]
Editor's Note: For related provisions on construction materials, see § 216-1C.