Township of Stafford, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Stafford 12-12-1979 by Ord. No. 79-2. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 235-1 Adoption of code by reference.

A code regulating and controlling the location and construction, alteration and operation of swimming pools; the issuance of licenses and/or permits to locate and construct, alter or operate swimming pools; and declaring and defining certain swimming pools as nuisances and fixing penalties for violations is hereby adopted pursuant to P.L. 1950, c. 188 (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 3-69.6). A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without inclusion of the text thereof herein.

§ 235-2 Title.

[Amended 6-1-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-45]
Said code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Swimming Pool Code," N.J.A.C. 8:26-3.1 to 8:26-3.24, of the Public Recreational Bathing regulations readopted as R. 2000, d. 241.

§ 235-3 Copies of code on file.

[Amended 3-4-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-31; 6-1-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-45]
Three copies of said "Swimming Pool Code," N.J.A.C. 8:26-3.1 to 8:26-3.24, of the Public Recreational Bathing regulations readopted as R. 2000, d. 241, have been placed on file in the Township office, upon the introduction of this chapter, and will remain on file in said office for the use of and examination by the public.

§ 235-4 Permits or licenses required.

[Amended 3-4-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-31]
No person shall locate and construct, alter or operate a swimming pool until permits and/or licenses therefor shall have been issued by the Township.

§ 235-5 Fees.

The following fees and charges are hereby established:
A. 
For the issuance or renewal of a license to operate a swimming pool: $50.

§ 235-6 Expiration of licenses.

Licenses issued for the operation of a swimming pool shall expire annually on June 30 of each year, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted, together with the required fee, prior to June 1 of each year.

§ 235-7 Denial or suspension of license.

[Amended 3-4-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-31]
Licenses and/or permits required by this chapter may be denied or suspended by the Township for failure to comply with the chapter or code. The Township shall afford the person whose license and/or permit to locate and construct, alter or operate has been denied or suspended an opportunity to be heard in public hearing and, following this, to be informed of the Township's decision.

§ 235-8 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 6-1-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-45]
Any person or persons, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter or the "Swimming Pool Code," N.J.A.C. 8:26-3.1 to 8:26-3.24, of the Public Recreational Bathing regulations readopted as R. 2000, d. 241, made a part hereof, shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a penalty of not less than $5 nor more than $500 for each violation. Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.