[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Lavallette. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 6-7-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-13 (948)]
No building or structure hereafter constructed in the Borough of Lavallette shall be used or occupied in whole or in part until a certificate of occupancy shall have been issued by the Construction Code Official in accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:27D-133 which demonstrates that all completed construction and, therefore, the property complies with the State Uniform Construction Code.
No residential property shall be sold and title transferred until the owner of the property to be sold obtains a transfer certificate of occupancy signed by the Construction Code Official or Code Enforcement Officer of the Borough of Lavallette demonstrating that the property complies as to current smoke and carbon monoxide detector requirements and all applicable zoning and property maintenance laws of this Borough, site plans, building permits and Tax Assessor records.
[Amended 6-7-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-13 (948); 12-20-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-18 (1090)]
The fee for inspection of property requiring a certificate of occupancy pursuant to § 17-1-B shall be in the amount of $75 for one unit; the fee for such inspection of additional units shall be $25 per additional unit.
Any person, firm or corporation that shall be convicted of a violation of a provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof by any court authorized by law to hear and determine the matter, be subject to a fine of no less than $100 and no more than $1,000, imprisonment not to exceed 90 days or community service of not more than 90 days, or any combination of fine, imprisonment and community service, as such court in its discretion may impose. Each day that such violation exists shall constitute a separate offense.