Township of Stafford, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee (now Township Council) of the Township of Stafford as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building inspection — See Ch. 12.
Moving of buildings — See Ch. 72.
Certificates of occupancy — See Ch. 81.
Registration of contractors — See Ch. 89.
Zoning — See Ch. 211.
[Adopted as Section 10-3 of the 1972 Code; amended in its entirety 11-9-1978 by Ord. No. 78-23]

§ 70-1 Requirements.

All bulkheading to be constructed in this municipality, after the effective date of this article, shall meet the following specifications and requirements:
A. 
Piling.
(1) 
Piling shall be creosoted pressure-treated wood or other material approved by the Township Engineer on all exposed or partly exposed piling. Pressure treatment shall be either creosote with a twelve-pounds-per-cubic-foot retention or CCA salt with a two-and-one-half-pounds-per-foot oxide retention.
(2) 
All hardware is to be galvanized.
(3) 
Length: governed by depth of water six feet away from the bulkhead, four feet below sheathing.
(4) 
Minimum diameter: eight inches, seven inches at small end.
(5) 
Minimum tie rod in each piling: 5/8 inch by 12 inches.
(6) 
Pilings are to be spaced a maximum of six feet apart.
(7) 
Minimum diameter along bay front: 10 inches; eight inches at small end.
B. 
Whalers.
(1) 
Whalers shall be of creosoted or CCA salt-treated wood having the same retention as Subsection A, or other material approved by the Township Engineer.
(2) 
Size: four inches by six inches.
(3) 
Maximum spread between whalers: four feet.
C. 
Anchor piling.
(1) 
Minimum size: nine feet long, seven inches diameter.
D. 
Key log.
(1) 
Minimum size: eight feet long, seven inches diameter.
E. 
Sheathing.
(1) 
Sheathing shall be of creosoted or CCA salt-treated wood having the same retention as Subsection A, or other material approved by the Township Engineer.
(2) 
Minimum thickness: two inches.
(3) 
Length: governed by depth of water six feet from the bulkhead and a minimum of four feet into sandy bottom, tongue and groove or batten.