[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Holland 7-6-1964; amended in its entirety 6-13-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-1. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
On January 1, 1990, new regulations concerning the location, design, construction, use, installation, operation and maintenance of subsurface sewage disposal systems became effective. A copy of those regulations (also described in § 200-2 below) is attached hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the actual text of the regulations in this chapter, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6. Pursuant to authority granted under N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 through 26:3-69.6, N.J.S.A. 58:11-25 and N.J.A.C. 7:9A-3.1, the Board of Health hereby adopts those regulations with, however, the following changes:
The regulations established and adopted by this chapter (with the exception of the changes denoted in § 200-1 above) are described and commonly known as "Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems" and are set forth in the New Jersey Administrative Code, Title 7, Chapter 9A, commonly cited as N.J.A.C. 7:9A-1.1 et seq. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.3, three copies of the regulations, with the changes denoted in § 200-1, have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Health upon the introduction of this Chapter 200, as amended, and will remain on file until final action is taken on this chapter (and amendment thereof) for use and examination by the public.
No person shall locate, construct or alter any individual sewage disposal system until a permit for the location, construction, alteration or repairs of said sewage disposal system shall have been issued by the administrative authority as defined in N.J.A.C. 7:9-2.1 (meaning this Board of Health or its authorized agent, including the Hunterdon County Department of Health, acting on its behalf).
The administrative authority may issue a permit if the application is determined to be in compliance with the regulations adopted under this chapter and applicable local ordinances.
All individual subsurface sewage disposal systems constructed, repaired or certified for operation after the effective date of this chapter shall comply with the operation and maintenance requirements set forth under N.J.A.C. 7:9A-12.1.
New individual subsurface sewage disposal systems shall not be placed in operation nor shall any dwellings or buildings or additions thereto be sold or occupied which rely on such system for sewage disposal until the administrative authority shall have issued a certificate indicating that the subsurface sewage disposal system has been located and constructed in compliance with the terms of the permit issued, the provisions of the Municipal Code and the provisions of N.J.A.C. 7:9A-1.1 et seq.
Any approved application for the location, construction and/or alteration of an individual subsurface sewage disposal system shall be valid for a period of three years from the date of issue. Thereafter, a new approved application must be obtained which will be reviewed under the regulations in effect at the time of the new application.
The following fees and charges are herewith established and shall be as set in Chapter 188, Fees, Board of Health:
The filing of an application and plans to locate and construct an individual sewage disposal system, plan review, site inspection, issuance of permit and installation inspections.
The filing of an application and plans for a permit to alter an existing individual sewage disposal system and to issue said permit.
The filing an application for repair.
Application renewal fee.
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall be convicted of violating any provision of this Chapter 200 shall be fined a sum of $5 to $500, in the discretion of the court in which the conviction is imposed.
The provisions of this chapter shall be enforced by the administrative authority.