Township of Cedar Grove, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Cedar Grove 6-15-1959, amended 12-17-1962, Ch. 16, Art. I, of the former Revised Ordinances; amended in its entirety 11-17-1969 by Ord. No. 69-18. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Unfit buildings — See Ch. 105.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 119.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 137.
Gas piping and appliances — See Ch. 150.
Housing standards — See Ch. 158.
Hydrants and sprinklers — See Ch. 161.
Public health nuisances — See Ch. 179.
Individual sewage disposal systems — See Ch. 213.
Sewers — See Ch. 217.
Private swimming pools — See Ch. 237.
Public swimming pools — See Ch. 239.
Water — See Ch. 259.
Wells, cisterns and holes — See Ch. 265.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY
Adoption of plumbing codes by reference — See N.J.S.A. 26:3-31.1 et seq.
Adoption of construction codes by reference — See N.J.S.A. 40:49-5.1.

§ 194-1 Definitions.

A. 
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PLUMBING CODE OF NEW JERSEY (REVISED 1964)
That certain code approved by the State Department of Health for adoption by reference by local Boards of Health in accordance with law, being a code:
(1) 
Regulating the installation, maintenance, repair and control of the plumbing of buildings, and the connection thereof with outside sewers, cesspools or other receptacles.
(2) 
Regulating the practice of plumbing and the issuance of licenses to practice plumbing.
B. 
Whenever the words or terms "Board of Health" or "administrative authority" are used in the Plumbing Code of New Jersey (Revised 1964), they shall mean and refer to the Department of Health of the Township.

§ 194-2 Adoption of standards by reference; copies on file.

A. 
Pursuant to and in accordance with Chapter 275 of the Laws of 1948 (N.J.S.A. 26:3-31.1 et seq.), there is hereby established and adopted as the Plumbing Code of the Township the whole of the Plumbing Code of New Jersey (Revised 1964). A printed copy of said code is annexed to and incorporated by reference in the ordinance adopting this chapter, passed on November 17, 1969, adopting said code.
B. 
The Plumbing Code of New Jersey (Revised 1964) is hereby incorporated in this chapter by reference and made a part hereof as fully as though it had been set forth at length herein.
C. 
In accordance with law, three printed copies of the Plumbing Code of New Jersey (Revised 1964) have been placed on file in the office of the Township Clerk and in the office of the Health Officer and shall remain on file in said offices for the use and examination of the public so long as this chapter shall remain in effect.

§ 194-3 Fees.

The following are the fees which shall be charged and received under this chapter, including the Plumbing Code of New Jersey (Revised 1964), incorporated herein by reference:
A. 
For examination of any applicant for a license as a master plumber: $70.
B. 
For issuance and annual renewal of a license as a master plumber: $50.
C. 
For filing of plans for proposed plumbing work: $2.
D. 
For issuance of a permit for proposed plumbing construction or alteration:
(1) 
For the first four fixtures proposed in the approved plan for construction or alteration: $10.
(2) 
For each additional fixture proposed in the said approved plan: $3.
E. 
For issuance of a permit for the replacement of a plumbing fixture: $10.
[Amended 2-1-1982 by Ord. No. 82-173]
F. 
For each reinspection of plumbing work caused by the failure of the licensee to comply with the provisions of the code or permit issued: $10.

§ 194-4 Time limits for commencement and completion of work.

Any permit issued under this chapter, including the Plumbing Code of New Jersey (Revised 1964), incorporated herein by reference, shall terminate and become invalid if the work authorized by said permit is not commenced within 60 days from the date of issuance of the permit or if the said work has not been completed within one year from the date of the issuance of the permit.

§ 194-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 7-30-1984 by Ord. No. 84-222; 10-23-2006 by Ord. No. 06-656]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter, including the Plumbing Code of New Jersey (Revised 1964), incorporated herein by reference, shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $2,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.