Township of Little Falls, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the governing body of the Township of Little Falls by Ord. No. 893 (Sec. 11-4 of the 1995 Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 1, Art. I.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 163.
Zoning — See Ch. 280.

§ 37-1 Certificate of compliance required.

No person shall use, occupy, rent, lease, or otherwise occupy any building or land without first obtaining a Township certificate of compliance.

§ 37-2 Application.

A written application shall be filed with the Code Enforcement office on a form provided by the Township.

§ 37-3 Deadline for inspection.

An inspection shall be made within seven business days after completed application and fees are submitted to the Code Enforcement office.

§ 37-4 Compliance with other laws required.

[Amended 12-20-2004 by Ord. No. 952]
An inspection of the property or building shall be made to determine compliance with the Code of the Township of Little Falls and the current Property Maintenance Code as established in Chapter 163 of the Code of the Township of Little Falls, as same may be amended from time to time. No certificates of compliance shall be issued unless the property/building complies. A temporary Township certificate of compliance may be issued for up to 30 days when no serious Health, Building or Fire Code violations exist in the building.

§ 37-5 Fees.

A. 
Fees for certificates of compliance shall be as set forth in Chapter 71, Fees.
[Amended 12-22-2008 by Ord. No. 1060]
B. 
Where a certificate of occupancy is required under N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.23 for the occupancy, no fee will be charged for the certificate of compliance, but the application shall be completed.

§ 37-6 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I.