Township of Harmony, NJ
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Harmony 8-1-1989 as Ord. No. 0:89-10. Section 109-5 amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art I). Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 94.
Off-tract improvements — See Ch. 104.
Land use procedures — See Ch. 110.
Site plan review — See Ch. 137.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 142.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 148.
Zoning — See Ch. 165.

§ 109-1 Permit required.

No person, corporation, partnership or other form of legal entity, their agents or subcontractors shall commence any construction, grading, filling or other forms of land disturbance in furtherance of any approved preliminary and/or final subdivision or site plan unless a permit for the same shall have first been obtained from the issuing authority who shall be the Zoning Officer of the Township of Harmony.

§ 109-2 Conditions for issuance of permit.

Prior to the issuance of any such permit, the issuing authority shall have first determined:
A. 
All conditions of Board approval have been met.
B. 
All fees and escrow moneys due Harmony Township have been paid or deposited.
C. 
All required permits have been obtained and documentation of permit issuance submitted.
D. 
All proposed construction is in accordance with the approved plan.
E. 
A preconstruction meeting has been held with the Township Engineer.
F. 
All off-tract improvement contributions have been deposited with Harmony Township.
G. 
All required surety has been posted and accepted by the Township Committee.
H. 
A developer's agreement as may be required has been executed with the Harmony Township Committee.

§ 109-3 Time limit for permit application.

No such permit shall be issued unless, at least ten (10) days prior to the date on which construction is proposed to commence, the applicant shall have applied, in writing, on an approved application form therefor.

§ 109-4 Term and expiration of permit.

The permit shall be valid for a period of one (1) year from date of issuance and shall automatically expire thereafter unless construction pursuant thereto shall have been actually commenced within such period and shall have been diligently pursued.

§ 109-5 Violations and penalties. [1]

A. 
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to any combination of the following:
(1) 
A fine of not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.).
(2) 
A term of imprisonment not to exceed ninety (90) days.
(3) 
A term of community service not to exceed ninety (90) days.
B. 
Each and every day such violation continues shall be deemed a separate and distinct violation.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).