[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Collingswood 4-15-1996 by Ord. No. 1098. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 117.
Condominium conversion — See Ch. 131.
Development regulations — See Ch. 141.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 163.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 167.
Public health nuisances — See Ch. 211.
Private swimming pools — See Ch. 269.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 135, Construction Codes, Uniform, adopted 4-5-1993 by Ord. No. 1030.
There is hereby established in the Borough of Collingswood a State Uniform Construction Code enforcing agency, to be known as the "Collingswood Construction Code Office," consisting of a Construction Official, building subcode official, plumbing subcode official, fire subcode official and electrical subcode official and such other subcode official and electrical subcode official and such other subcode officials for such additional subcodes as the Construction Commission of the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey, shall hereinafter adopt as part of the State Uniform Construction Code. The Construction Official shall be the chief administrator of the enforcing agency.
Each official position created in Subsection A hereof shall be filled by a person qualified for such position pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq., and the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto, provided that, in lieu of any particular subcode official, an on-site inspection agency may be retained by contract pursuant to the aforementioned regulations. More than one such official position may be held by the same person, provided that such person is qualified pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq. and the regulations promulgated thereunder, to hold each such position.
The public shall have the right to do business with the enforcing agency at one office location except for emergencies and unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances.
The Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Collingswood establishes the Camden County Board of Appeals to hear all appeals from decisions of the enforcing agencies.
[Amended 2-3-1997 by Ord. No. 1117; 3-5-2001 by Ord. No. 1248; 10-4-2004 by Ord. No. 1351; 7-1-2013 by Ord. No. 1539]
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of up to $500 or imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, for each violation of the provisions of this chapter, and each day the same is violated shall be deemed and taken to be a separate and distinct offense.