[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Totowa 10-10-1955 (Ch. 187 of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
A code regulating and controlling the location and construction, alteration and operation of swimming pools, the issuance of permits to locate and construct, alter or operate swimming pools, and declaring and defining certain swimming pools as nuisances and fixing penalties for violations is hereby adopted, pursuant to Chapter 188, P.L. 1950 (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6). A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without inclusion of the text thereof herein.
The code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970)."
Three copies of the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970) have been placed on file in the office of the Clerk of this Board of Health upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file in said office for use and examination by the public.
No person shall locate and construct, alter or operate a swimming pool until permits therefor shall have been issued by this Board of Health.
The following fees and charges are herewith established:
Permits issued for the operation of a swimming pool shall expire annually on December 31 of each year, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted, together with the required fee, prior to December 1 of each year.
Permits required by this chapter or the code adopted herein may be denied or suspended by the Board of Health for failure to comply with this chapter or the code adopted herein.
The Board of Health shall afford the person whose permit to locate and construct, alter or operate has been denied or suspended an opportunity to be heard in public hearing, and following this to be informed of the Board's decision as hereafter provided by Section 2 of the code adopted by this chapter.