Township of Jefferson, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Jefferson 11-6-1991 by Ord. No. 27-91 (Ch. 47 of the 1967 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Department services — See Ch. 7, § 7-39.
Land use procedures — See Ch. 70.
Public access to records — See Ch. 114.
Insufficient funds for checks — See Ch. 175.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 182.
Development fees — See Ch. 193.
Environmental impact statement — See Ch. 222.
Street Naming Map — See Ch. 424.
Street and road specifications — See Ch. 429, Art. I.
Zoning — See Ch. 490.

§ 235-1 Vital statistics.

There shall be a fee for all certified copies of vital statistics of $5 per copy.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 47-2, Photocopies, as amended, which previously followed this section, was deleted 9-1-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04. Former § 47-3, Street maps, which previously followed this section, was repealed 11-6-2002 by Ord. No. 27-02. Former § 47-4, Tax Map, as amended, which previously followed this section, was repealed 10-2-2002 by Ord. No. 25-02. See now Ch. 114, Records, Public Access to.

§ 235-2 Public swimming pool annual license.

There is hereby established a fee of $25 for the annual license for a public swimming pool.

§ 235-3 Postage.

In addition to the fees established herein, there shall be added to any fee the actual cost of postage involved when any documents are mailed.

§ 235-4 Various specifications and plans.

[Amended 6-21-2000 by Ord. No. 20-00; 12-5-2001 by Ord. No. 35-01; 11-6-2002 by Ord. No. 27-02[1]]
The cost for a copy of the Environmental Impact Statement and Street and Road Specification, Chapters 222 and 429, Article I, book shall be $25 or actual cost. The cost for copy of the Water Master Plan shall be $50 or actual cost, and the cost for the Housing Element and Fair Share Plan only shall be $35 or actual cost.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance repealed the provisions regarding the Zoning/Land Use pamphlet and the Master Plan. See now Ch. 114, Records, Public Access to.

§ 235-5 Street and road specifications.

[Amended 11-6-2002 by Ord. No. 27-02]
There shall be a cost for supplying street and road specifications of $15 per copy, or actual cost.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 47-9, Zoning Map, as amended, which previously followed this section, was repealed 11-6-2002 by Ord. No. 27-02.

§ 235-6 Telecopying.

There is hereby established a charge for telecopying at the rate of $5 for the first page of a telecopy and $2 for each additional page to the same telephone number.

§ 235-7 Conflicts.

Nothing herein is intended to nullify any charges which are now existing except where there is a conflict between charges as set forth in other ordinances within the Township Code of the Township of Jefferson and the charges set forth in this chapter, then the charges set forth in this chapter shall prevail.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 47-12, Bad checks, added 12-3-2003 by Ord. No. 40-03, was renumbered and relocated as Ch. 175, Checks, Insufficient Funds for.

§ 235-8 Subdivision books.

[Added 12-5-2001 by Ord. No. 35-01; amended 11-6-2002 by Ord. No. 27-02]
The charge for each subdivision book (Chapter 435) shall be $20, or actual cost.

§ 235-9 Health Center fees.

[Added 12-5-2001 by Ord. No. 35-01; amended 9-1-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04; 4-1-2015 by Ord. No. 8-15]
The following fees shall be charged for medical services rendered through the Township Health Center:
A. 
Flu shot: $15.
B. 
Foot clinic visit: $8.
C. 
PSA test: $30.
D. 
Pap smear: $35.
E. 
SMAC panel, under 62 years of age: $25.
F. 
SMAC panel, 62 years of age or over: $12.

§ 235-10 Duplicate bill fees.

[Added 12-3-2003 by Ord. No. 40-03; 9-1-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04]
For every billing department within the Township of Jefferson, there shall be a fee of $5 charged for the first duplicate bill issued, and for each subsequent duplicate copy of the same tax bill in the same fiscal year, the fee shall be $25.

§ 235-11 Welcome Packet.

[Added 5-21-2003 by Ord. No. 14-03]
The charge for each Welcome Packet shall be $5.

§ 235-12 Water fees. [1]

The following fees and charges are herewith established:
A. 
For the issuance of a well permit for the drilling of a new well: $100.
[Amended 12-5-2001 by Ord. No. 35-01]
B. 
For the issuance of a permit to deepen an existing well: $45.
C. 
For the issuance of a water or sewage certification: $75.
[Amended 12-5-2001 by Ord. No. 35-01]
D. 
For a water test on an existing well: $50.
[Amended 12-5-2001 by Ord. No. 35-01; 9-1-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04]
E. 
For a water test of a resampling: $50 for each sample.
[Amended 12-5-2001 by Ord. No. 35-01; 9-1-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04]
[1]
Editor's Note: This section was previously included as § 133-8A of the 1967 Code. It had been amended 4-2-1973 by Ord. No. 2-73; 6-6-1979 by Ord. No. 22-79; 12-3-1986 by Ord. No. 22-86; 9-19-1990 by Ord. No. 17-9.

§ 235-13 Fees for performance of weddings and civil unions.

[Added 4-4-2007 by Ord. No. 6-07]
There may be charged a fee of up to $200 for the performance of every ceremony for a wedding or a civil union for all Township employees or officers who are designated by law to perform such ceremonies. This fee may be waived at the Mayor’s discretion.

§ 235-14 Credit card fees.

[Added 12-5-2007 by Ord. No. 24-07]
There is hereby established a fee for the use of credit cards for the payment of taxes, water, sewer payments or other fees and charged by the Township of Jefferson, which shall equal a percentage fee on the amount of payment charged as set by a financial institution chosen by the Township to process said credit card payments. Said percentage fee shall not exceed in any event, 3% of the total amount of the payment.

§ 235-15 Tax sale fees.

[Added 10-18-2006 by Ord. No. 27-06]
A. 
In the event that in lieu of placing an advertisement as a notice of a tax sale to be conducted by the Township Tax Collector, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:5-26, if notice to the property owner or to any person or entity entitled to notice of foreclosure is made there shall be a fee charged by the Office of the Tax Collector of $25 for each set of notices for any particular property.
B. 
In the event that any party is entitled to redeem a tax sale certificate and shall make a request, in writing, to the Tax Collector for a redemption amount, said party shall be entitled to said redemption calculations, without the payment of a fee, twice within any calendar year. For any subsequent requests for a redemption calculation within the calendar year, the person requesting such calculation shall pay a fee of $50 for each such calculation.
[Added 5-19-2010 by Ord. No. 6-10]
C. 
In the event that a lien holder on a tax sale certificate shall make any request for a redemption calculation, the same shall be in writing and the person or entity requesting the same shall pay a fee of $50 for each such request, Said fee may not be passed on to the amount necessary to redeem the certificate.
[Added 5-19-2010 by Ord. No. 6-10]

§ 235-16 Health Department fees.

[Added 12-2-2009 by Ord. No. 34-09]
A. 
Burial permit fee: $5.
[Amended 9-22-2010 by Ord. No. 15-10]
B. 
Disinterment permit for removal or relocation of remains: $15.

§ 235-17 Recycling of tires.

[Added 3-2-2011 by Ord. No. 3-11]
The following fees shall be paid by residents for the recycling of tires at the Township recycling center:
A. 
Passenger tires (up to 19 inches): $4 per tire.
B. 
Passenger tires (over 19 inches): $7 per tire.
C. 
Tires with rims: $7 per tire.