Borough of Stanhope, NJ
Sussex County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Stanhope 4-13-1994 as Ord. No. 1994-H1. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers — See Ch. 116.
A. 
For the purposes of this chapter, the terms used herein are defined as follows:
CODE or STATE CODE
The State Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposals Systems as set forth in N.J.A.C. 7:9A-1.1 et seq.
B. 
As used in the State Code:
ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY
The agency under contractual obligation with the Stanhope Board of Health to enforce and administer local health ordinances and regulations.
BOARD OF HEALTH
The Stanhope Board of Health.
A. 
Except as modified and supplemented herein, the provisions of N.J.A.C. 7:9A et seq., entitled "Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems" are hereby adopted by reference pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 69.6.
B. 
The standards as hereinabove mentioned, and such amendments as shall be adopted from time to time, shall be referred to henceforth as the "Individual Sewage Disposal System Code of the Borough of Stanhope."
C. 
Three (3) copies of N.J.A.C. 7:9A et seq., "Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems," have been placed on file with the Board's Secretary and shall remain on file in said office for the use and examination of the public.
The use of explosives or blasting of any nature whatsoever shall not be allowed to construct the disposal bed, field or trench for any individual subsurface sewage disposal system.
A. 
No person shall locate, construct or alter any individual sewage disposal system until a permit for same shall have been issued by the Board of Health. Applications shall be made on forms supplied by the Secretary to the Board of Health. Separate applications shall be submitted for each installation.
B. 
No building permit shall be issued for any new construction requiring an individual sewage disposal system until a permit for said system has been obtained from the Board of Health in accordance with the provisions hereof.
C. 
Applications for individual sewage disposal system permits shall be accompanied by a certificate from an engineer duly licensed by the State of New Jersey stating that the proposed construction, alteration and/or location thereof is in compliance with the State Code. All permits to construct, alter or repair individual sewage disposal systems shall expire within one (1) year from the date of issuance.
New individual sewage disposal systems shall not be placed into operation, nor shall new dwellings, buildings or additions thereto which must rely on such a system for sewage disposal be sold or occupied, nor shall altered systems be used until the Board of Health has issued a certificate indicating that said disposal system has been located, constructed or altered in compliance with the provisions of the State Code. Said certificate shall be issued if and only if an engineer duly licensed by the State of New Jersey submits to the Board of Health a written statement that said disposal system so located, constructed or altered is in compliance with the State Code.
Anyone denied a permit for the location, construction, alteration or repair of an individual sewage disposal system shall have the right of a hearing before the Board of Health upon written application thereto within fifteen (15) days of receipt of the denial notice.
The following fees and charges shall be charged in connection with the location, construction or alteration of individual sewage disposal systems:
A. 
Application (new construction, alteration or renewal): one hundred dollars ($100.).
B. 
Permit.
(1) 
New construction: one hundred dollars ($100.).
(2) 
Alteration: thirty-five dollars ($35.).
(3) 
Renew expired permit: thirty-five dollars ($35.).
The Board of Health or the administrative authority may issue a stop-work order for any work relative to the location, construction or alteration of an individual sewage disposal system determined to be in violation of the State Code. Said work shall not be permitted to continue until such time as all violations have been rectified to the satisfaction of the Board and/or the authority. Any work thereafter shall be permitted only as it complies with the Code.
A. 
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter or the provisions of N.J.A.C. 7:9A-1.1 et seq. as incorporated herein, shall be subject to a penalty of not less than five dollars ($5.), nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.) for each violation.
B. 
Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
C. 
The penalties provided hereunder shall be in addition to those which may be imposed under N.J.A.C. 7:9A-1.1 et seq.