Borough of Chester, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Chester 12-21-2000 by Ord. No. BH-3-00. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 251-1 Definition.

For purposes of this chapter the term "public recreational bathing place" shall have the meaning set forth in N.J.A.C. 8:26-1.3 and shall include any bathing beach and swimming pool not located on a single-family residential lot.

§ 251-2 Inspections.

At the times and in the manner prescribed in N.J.A.C. 8:26-1.1 and following, the Board of Health shall inspect all public recreational bathing places operated within the Borough of Chester as well as the records regarding the operations of such places, and the Board shall issue reports of inspections and certifications of approval, all as required by the applicable state rules and regulations.

§ 251-3 Annual fee payable by owner or operator.

A. 
The owner or operator of a public recreational bathing place located within the Borough of Chester shall pay to the Board of Health an annual fee of $135, which fee shall cover inspections, review of records of operation, reports of inspections and the issuance of certifications required as provided in § 251-2 of this chapter. Such annual fee shall be paid on or before January 15 of each calendar year and such fee shall not be reduced by operation of a public recreational bathing place for less than a full calendar year.
[Amended 2-9-2009 by Ord. No. BH-3-09]
B. 
The owner or operator of a public recreational bathing place which commences its original operation after January 15 in any year shall pay an initial annual fee of $100 for the period between the commencement of operation and the succeeding January 15 regardless of the length of such period, and the initial annual fee shall be paid within 30 days after notice from the Board of Health.
C. 
Payment to the Board of Health of the fee required by this chapter shall not relieve the owner or operator of a public recreational bathing place of the obligation to pay to any approved laboratory the costs for the required tests or analyses of waters of the facility.
D. 
No required inspections, review of records, approvals or certifications regarding a public recreational bathing place shall be made or issued by the Board of Health unless the annual fee required by this § 251-3 has been paid to the Board.

§ 251-4 Other ordinances not affected.

No provision of this chapter shall affect the provisions of any other ordinance adopted by the Board of Health, and any fee required by this chapter shall be in addition to any other fee required by any other ordinance.