Borough of Palmyra, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Palmyra as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Unsafe or unfit buildings — See Ch. 86.
Certificates of occupancy — See Ch. 93.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 121.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 126.
Housing standards — See Ch. 142.
Land development — See Ch. 158.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 181.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 203.
Sewers — See Ch. 215.
Soil removal — See Ch. 226.
Plumbing standards — See Ch. 285.
Sewer connections — See Ch. 297.
[Adopted 7-19-1961 (Ch. 16 of the 1971 Code)]
[Amended 5-10-1971[1]]
A. 
There is hereby established, in the Borough of Palmyra, a State Uniform Construction Code enforcing agency to be known as the "Palmyra Borough Code Enforcement Agency," consisting of the Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Electrical Subcode Official, Fire Protection Subcode Official and such other subcode officials for such additional subcodes as the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey, shall hereafter adopt as part of the State Uniform Construction Code. The Construction Official shall be the chief administrator of the enforcing agency. The Fire Protection Subcode Official shall be appointed by the Mayor and Council as recommended by the Fire Chiefs.
B. 
Each official position created in Subsection A hereof shall be filled by a person qualified for such position pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217 (N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.), as amended, and N.J.A.C. 5:23, provided that, in lieu of any particular subcode official, an on-site inspection agency may be retained by contract pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23. More than one such official position may be held by the same person, provided that such person is qualified pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, and N.J.A.C. 5:23 to hold each such position.
C. 
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.
[1]
Editor's Note: At the Borough's direction pursuant to the State of New Jersey, the text of this section was updated in February 2016.
Three copies of said code (similarly marked) have been placed on file in the office of the Borough Clerk upon the introduction of this article and will remain on file in said office until final action is taken on said article, for the use and examination of the public.
The code annexed hereto will not be published either before or after final passage of this article.
After final passage of this article, three copies of the code annexed shall remain on file in the office of the Borough Clerk as long as said article shall be in effect, and three additional copies will be placed on file and shall remain on file in the office of the Building Inspector as long as this article is in effect, for the use and examination of the public.
The code annexed hereto shall be construed to be a part of this article as fully as though it had been set forth at length herein.
[Amended 12-13-1965; 2-11-74 by Ord. No. 1-74; 6-20-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-9; 6-20-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-9]
Before any person or persons shall erect, construct, alter or repair or commence to erect, construct, alter or repair any building or structure within the Borough of Palmyra, such person shall first apply for and obtain from the Building Official a permit and shall pay for such permit the following fee. Such application and all fees provided for herein shall be filed and paid at the office of the Borough Clerk with and to the Clerk, and all annual fees shall be payable on or before the first day of January in each year hereafter. See § 95-14, Fees, for building construction fees.
No person shall erect, install, remove or rehang any sign or advertising structure for which a permit is required under the provisions of this article until a bond, with corporate surety, shall have been filed in the sum of $10,000, conditioned to protect and save harmless the Borough of Palmyra from any and all claims or demands for damages by reason of any negligence of the sign hanger, contractor or his agents, or by reason of defects in the construction or damages resulting from the collapse or failure of any sign or part thereof, which obligation shall remain in force and effect during the life of every sign and shall not be cancellable by the principal or surety until the sign has been removed. Said amount shall be the minimum required for the bond, and when in the Building Official's judgment the amount is deemed to be inadequate to afford protection to person or property by reason of the size, location or other hazards incident to the sign, then it may be increased to such sum as the Building Official shall deem adequate, and upon notification thereof the permittee shall, within 30 days, provide a new bond in the increased amount or remove the sign or structure for which the bond is provided. A certificate of insurance in the sum of $10,000, or larger when required, may be furnished in lieu of the bond required in this section.
The following section of Article 14, Signs and Outdoor Display Structures, of the Basic Building Code, 1960 edition, is deleted and not adopted as part of this article: Section 1408.0.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 16-9, Existing signs, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 5-10-1971.
Before any owner, agent or contractor shall move any house or building across or over any public highway in the Borough, said owner, agent or contractor shall first enter into a bond with the Borough of Palmyra, with corporate surety, in the amount of $2,000 to indemnify said Borough against any damages which it may sustain to its said public highway or any pipes, wires, conduits or trees of said Borough in, on, under or along any such highway. A certificate of insurance may be furnished in the sum of $2,000 in lieu of such bond.
Fire district limits are hereby established or reestablished and shall be as established by the Building Code of the Borough adopted on October 26, 1937.[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: See also § 95-15, Fire limits.
[2]
Editor's Note: The fire limits established by Section 400 of the Building Code, adopted 10-26-1937, as amended on 11-9-1937, were as follows: "The fire limits within the Borough are hereby established, fixed and defined as follows: FIRE LIMITS NO. 1: Beginning at the intersection of the Riverton Borough Line (which is also the center line of Elm Avenue) and the center line of Fifth Street, thence (1) in a southwesterly direction along the center line of Fifth Street 1,854 feet more or less to an angle in Fifth Street 175.52 feet southwest from southwest side of Leconey Avenue, thence (2) still along the center line of Fifth Street in a southerly direction 518.15 feet to the intersection of the center line of Delaware Avenue, thence (3) in a northwesterly direction along the center line of Delaware Avenue 202 feet more or less to the intersection of the center line of Sixth Street, thence (4) in a southwesterly direction along the center line of Sixth Street 345 feet more or less to an angle in the same, thence (5) still along the center line of Sixth Street in a southwesterly direction 35 feet more or less to the intersection of center line of Weart Boulevard, thence (6) along the center line of Weart Boulevard in a southeasterly direction 300 feet more or less to the intersection of the northwesterly right-of-way line of the Pennsylvania Railroad (Trenton Division), thence (7) in a northeasterly direction along the northwesterly right-of-way line of the Pennsylvania Railroad 2,870 feet more or less to the intersection of the Riverton Borough Line (which is also the center line at Elm Avenue), thence (8) in a northwesterly direction along the Riverton Borough Line, which is also the center line of Elm Avenue, 613 feet more or less to the intersection of the center line of Fifth Street and the place of beginning. FIRE LIMITS NO. 2 Beginning at the intersection of the center line of Park Avenue and the center line of Spring Garden Street, thence (1) in a southwesterly direction along the center line of Spring Garden Street 1,483.39 feet to point of curve, thence (2) still along the center line of Spring Garden Street in a southwesterly direction and curving to the left with a radius of 600 feet, 411.5 feet to point of tangency, thence (3) still along the center line of Spring Garden Street in a southwesterly direction 246 feet more or less to the intersection of the New Jersey State Highway, Route S-41, thence (4) in a northerly direction along the center line of State Highway Route S-41 137 feet more or less to the intersection of the center line of River Road, thence (5) along the center line of River Road in a southwesterly direction 525 feet more or less to the center line of Pennsauken Creek (which is also the Pennsauken Township and Camden County Line), thence (6) along the center tine of Pennsauken Creek (which is also the Pennsauken Township and Camden County Line) in a northwesterly direction, its various courses and distances, to the intersection of the southeasterly right-of-way line of the Pennsylvania Railroad (Trenton Division), thence (7) along the southeasterly right-of-way line of the Pennsylvania Railroad 2,630 feet more or less to the intersection of the center line of Park Avenue, thence (8) along the center line of Park Avenue in a northeasterly direction 575 feet to the intersection of the center line of Spring Garden Street and the place of beginning."
[Amended 5-10-1971]
It shall be unlawful for any person to erect, use, occupy or maintain any building or structure in violation of any provision of said code or this article or cause, permit or suffer any such violation to be committed. Any such person shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine not exceeding $500 or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, for each provision thus violated. It shall be the responsibility of the offender to abate the violation as expeditiously as possible, and each day that such violation is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense.
An ordinance establishing a code for the construction of buildings adopted August 20, 1952, and an ordinance amending and supplementing said ordinance adopted July 20, 1960, are hereby repealed, but such repeal shall not affect the validity of permits issued pursuant thereto, except as otherwise herein provided with respect to signs erected and licensed prior to July 20, 1960.
[Adopted 3-14-1977 by Ord. No. 4-77 (Ch. 21 of the 1971 Code)]
A. 
There is hereby established in the Borough of Palmyra a State Uniform Construction Code enforcing agency, to be known as the "Palmyra Code Enforcement Agency," consisting of a Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Electrical Subcode Official, Fire Protection Subcode Official and such other subcode officials for such additional subcodes as the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey, shall hereafter adopt as part of the State Uniform Construction Code. The Construction Official shall be the chief administrator of the enforcing agency. The Fire Protection Subcode Official shall be appointed by the Borough Council upon nomination by the Mayor of the person recommended by the Fire Chief.
B. 
Each official position created in Subsection A hereof shall be filled by a person qualified for such position pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, as amended,[1] and N.J.A.C. 5:23, provided that, in lieu of any particular subcode official, an on-site inspection agency may be retained by contract pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23. More than one such official position may be held by the same person, provided that such person is qualified pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217 and N.J.A.C. 5:23 to hold each such position.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.
C. 
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.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Original § 21-2, Construction Board of Appeals, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 5-12-1997 by Ord. No. 1997-4.
A. 
The fee for a construction permit shall be the sum of the subcode fees listed in Subsection A(1) through (18) hereof plus all applicable special fees and other lawful charges and shall be paid in full before a permit is issued.
[Last amended 6-20-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-9[1]]
(1) 
The building subcode permit fee shall be as follows:
(a) 
Minimum fee: $58.
(b) 
For new construction, including new additions, the fees shall be determined by column for use groups, as follows:
[1] 
B, H, I-1, I-3, M, R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, U and E: $0.034 per foot of volume.
[2] 
A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4, F-1, F-2, S-1 and S-2: $0.019 per cubic foot of volume.
[3] 
For structures on farms including commercial farm buildings under N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.2(d): $0.0010 per cubic foot of volume not to exceed $1,443.
(c) 
For renovations, alterations and repairs, the fee shall be determined by the estimated cost of the work per $1,000 or fraction thereof:
[1] 
Up to $50,000: $34 per $1,000.
[2] 
Next $50,001 to $100,000: $26 per $1,000 additional.
[3] 
Next $101,000 and above: $22 per $1,000 additional.
(d) 
For minor work, the permit fee shall be as in Subsection A(1)(c) above.
(e) 
For combinations of renovations and additions, the fee shall be the sum of the fees computed separately.
(f) 
For a permit for demolition or removal of an R-3 or R-5 residence and for farm buildings, the fee shall be $92. The fee shall be $168 for all other use group structures.
(g) 
For a permit to remove a building or structure from one lot to another or to a new location on the same lot, the fee shall be the same as the demolition fee(s), plus the fee for new foundations which shall be based upon volume as per Subsection A(1)(b).
(h) 
Additional fees:
Residential roofing
$65
Commercial roofing
$34
Residential siding
$65
Asbestos permits
$77
Lead permits
CO Asbestos Hazard Abatement
$15
Clearance Certificate
$39
Radon Remediation
Renewal temporary certificate of occupancy - first issue
$30
Certificate of approval
$0
Certificate of compliance
$0
(2) 
The plumbing subcode permit fee shall be $15 per each new plumbing fixture, water closet, urinal/bidet, bathtub, shower, sink, washing machine, drinking fountain, lavatory, indirect waste trap, floor drain, dishwasher, watercooler, garbage disposal, plumbing vent, hose bibb, water heater, condensate drip line, or clothes washer trap to be installed.
(a) 
Minimum fee: $58.
(b) 
For grease traps, oil separators and interceptors, backflow preventers and water-cooled air-conditioning units, the fee shall be $91.
(c) 
For the issuance of a permit for the construction, extension, or rearrangement of a building sewer, the fee shall be $91.
(d) 
For the issuance of a permit for a proposed new water service to a building, the fee shall be $91.
(e) 
For the issuance of a permit for a steam boiler, hot water boiler (except those used for domestic hot water), gas piping, gas service entrance, active solar system, sewer pump, fuel oil piping, or refrigeration unit, the fee shall be $91.
(f) 
Additional fees:
Backflow preventors
$91
Backflow preventors, annual inspection
$75
Water-cooled AC
$91
Sewer connection
$91
(3) 
The electrical subcode permit fee shall be set forth in the following schedule:
(a) 
Minimum fee: $58.
(b) 
For one to 25 receptacles, switches and fixtures, the fee shall be in the amount of $50. For each additional 25 receptacles or fixtures, the fee shall be an additional $98. For the purpose of computing this fee, receptacles or fixtures shall include lighting outlets, wall switches, fluorescent fixtures, convenience receptacles or similar fixtures and motors or devices of up to one horsepower or one kilowatt.
(c) 
Motors or electrical devices:
[1] 
For each motor or electrical device of more than one horsepower or one kilowatt, the fee shall be as follows:
[a] 
One kilowatt to 10 kilowatts or one horsepower to 10 horsepower: $15 each.
[b] 
Over 10 kilowatts to 45 kilowatts or over 10 horsepower to 50 horsepower: $65 each.
[c] 
Over 45 kilowatts to 112.5 kilowatts or over 50 horsepower to 100 horsepower: $129 each.
[d] 
Over 113 kilowatts or over 100 horsepower: $640 each.
[2] 
For the purpose of computing this fee, all motors shall be counted except those plug-in appliances, including control equipment, generators, transformers, and all heating, cooking or other devices consuming or generating electrical current.
(d) 
For each service panel of 200 amperes' capacity or less, the fee shall be $65. For each service greater than 200 amperes' capacity to 1,000 amperes, the fee shall be $129. For each service greater than 1,000 amperes, the fee shall be $640.
(e) 
For photovoltaic systems, the fee shall be based on the designed kilowatt rating of the solar photovoltaic system as follows:
[1] 
One kilowatt to 50 kilowatts, the fee shall be $65;
[2] 
Fifty-one kilowatts to 100 kilowatts, the fee shall be $129; and
[3] 
Greater than 100 kilowatts shall be $640.
(f) 
Additional fees:
Central A/C unit, space heater/air handler, baseboard heat, transformer/generator, AMP motor control center
$65
Electrical Sign/Outline Light
$58
Greater than 50 amps/or device top
$65
(4) 
The fire protection subcode permit fee shall be as set forth in the following schedule:
(a) 
Minimum fee: $65.
(b) 
The fee for a hydraulic fire suppression system shall be as follows:
Sprinkler Heads
Fee
1 to 20
$91
21 to 100
$168
101 to 200
$321
201 to 400
$831
401 to 1,000
$1,150
Over 1,000
$1,469
(c) 
The fee for an automatic fire alarm system shall be as follows:
Heat/Smoke Detectors
Fee
1 to 20
$76
21 to 100
$131
101 to 200
$240
210 to 400
$605
401 to 1,000
$833
Over 1,000
$1,061
(d) 
Each standpipe: $321.
(e) 
Each independent dry manufactured suppression system: $129.
(f) 
Each gas- or oil-fired appliance that is not connected to the plumbing system: $65.
(g) 
Each incinerator/crematorium: $511.
(h) 
Additional fees:
Panel only
$65
Suppression systems
Fire pump
$92
Dry pipes/alarm valves
$116
Pre-action vales
$116
Pre-engineered systems
$129
CO2 suppression
$129
Dry chemical
$129
Wet chemical
$129
Foam suppression
$129
FM200 suppression
$129
Flammable/combustible tanks
$58
Alarm systems:
System
110V interconnected, CO detectors/110V, alarm devices (smokes, pulls, heat), supervisory devices, signaling devices, other devices
$35
Kitchen hood exhaust system
$65
Smoke control system
$65
Chimney liner
$58
Fireplace venting/metal chimney
$58
(5) 
Special permits.
(a) 
The permit fee for a sign shall be $34.
(b) 
The permit fee to construct a six-foot fence shall be $34.
(c) 
The permit fee to construct a swimming pool shall be as follows:
[1] 
In-ground: less than 550 square feet, $106; 550 square feet or greater, $210.
[2] 
Aboveground: less than 550 square feet, $70; 550 square feet or greater, $140.
(d) 
The permit fee to construct the following miscellaneous structures shall be as follows:
[1] 
Use Group U (temporary), flat fee (tents): $150.
[2] 
Open structural towers, flat fee: $375.
[3] 
Satellite antenna, flat fee: $150.
(e) 
The permit fee for the removal of any underground or aboveground tank shall be $58 and for the installation of any underground or aboveground tanks shall be $58.
(f) 
The permit fees for retaining walls are as follows:
[1] 
For a retaining wall with a surface area greater than 550 square feet: $210.
[2] 
For a retaining wall with a surface area less than 550 square feet: $106.
(6) 
Certificates of occupancy and/or approval.
(a) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy shall be a minimum fee of $55 for residential and a minimum fee of $125 for commercial/industrial/assembly.
(b) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy granted pursuant to a change of use shall be $168.
(c) 
The fee for a certificate of continued occupancy shall be $168.
(7) 
The fee for plan review shall be 20% of the estimated amount to be charged for the construction permit and shall be credited toward the amount of the fee to be charged for the construction permit but is not refundable if the permit is not issued.
(8) 
Variation application.
(a) 
The fee for an application for a variation shall be:
[1] 
Class I structures: $821.
[2] 
Class II and III structures: $168.
(b) 
The fee for resubmission of an application for a variation shall be:
[1] 
Class I structures: $321.
[2] 
Class II and Class III structures: $91.
(9) 
The fees for the periodic reinspection of equipment and facilities granted a certificate of approval for a specified duration in accordance with the N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.23 shall be as follows:
(a) 
For hazardous uses and places of assembly requiring reinspection every three months, the fee shall be $46 for occupancies up to 12,000 square feet and $10 for each additional 10,000 square feet.
(b) 
For cross-connections and backflow preventers that are subject to testing, requiring a reinspection every three months, the fee shall be $46 for each device when they are tested (thrice annually) and $120 for each device when they are broken down and tested (once annually).
(10) 
Annual construction permits. The fee to be charged for an annual construction permit shall be charged annually and based upon a flat fee multiplied by the number of maintenance workers employed by the facility and who are primarily engaged in work that is governed by a subcode. Managers, engineers, and clerical workers shall not be considered maintenance workers for the purpose of establishing the annual construction permit fee. Annual permits may be issued for the building, fire protection, electrical and plumbing.
(a) 
Fees shall be as follows:
[1] 
One to 25 workers (including foreman): $667.
[2] 
Each additional worker over 25: $232 each worker.
(b) 
Prior to the issuance of the annual permit, a training registration fee of $140 shall be submitted by the applicant to the Department of Community Affairs, Bureau of Technical Assistance, Training Section along with a copy of the construction permit (Form 170-A). Checks shall be made payable to "Treasury, State of New Jersey."
(11) 
Department of Community Affairs (DCA) training fees. In order to provide for the training, certification and technical support programs required by the Uniform Construction Code Act and the regulations, the enforcing agency shall collect, in addition to the fees specified above, a surcharge fee of $0.0016 per cubic foot of volume of new construction. The fee for all other construction shall be $0.80 per $1,000 of the value of construction.
(12) 
Minimum fee. The minimum fee for a construction permit shall be $58.
(13) 
Administrative surcharge. The local enforcing agency shall charge an administrative surcharge which will be levied at 15% on the sum of the permit fees of each subcode which is serviced by a private, on-site inspection and plan review agency, with a minimum charge of $5.
(14) 
Asbestos hazard abatement.
(a) 
Fees shall be as follows:
[1] 
An administrative fee of $70 for each construction permit issued for an asbestos hazard project.
[2] 
An administrative fee of $15 for each certificate of occupancy issued following the successful completion of an asbestos hazard abatement project.
(b) 
All permit fees will be rounded out to the nearest dollar amount, with the exception of DCA state training fees which will be computed to the exact penny.
(15) 
Elevators.
(a) 
Plan review fees.
[1] 
The fee for plan review for elevator devices in structures in Use Groups R-3 and R-4 shall be $50 for each device. For single-family access R-2 the fee shall be $50.
[2] 
The fee for plan review for elevator devices in structures in Use Groups other than R-3 and R-4 shall be $285 for each device.
(b) 
Registration fees. The initial registration fee for each elevator device in any structure that is not in Use Group R-3 or R-4 shall be $50. A reregistration fee of $50 shall be required for each structure containing one or more elevator devices, upon change of ownership.
(c) 
Test and inspection fees. The fees for witnessing acceptance tests and performance inspections shall be as follows:
[1] 
The basic fees for elevator devices in structures not in Use Group R-3 or R-4 shall be as follows:
[a] 
Traction and winding drum elevators:
[i] 
One to 10 floors: $275.
[ii] 
Over 10 floors: $405.
[b] 
Hydraulic elevators: $216.
[c] 
Roped hydraulic elevators: $243.
[d] 
Escalators and moving walks: $216.
[e] 
Dumbwaiters: $54.
[f] 
Stairway lifts, chair lifts, inclined and vertical wheelchair lifts and manlifts: $54.
[2] 
Additional charges for devices equipped with the following features shall be as follows:
[a] 
Oil buffers (charge per oil buffer): $50.
[b] 
Counterweight governor and safeties: $108.
[c] 
Auxiliary power generator: $81.
[3] 
The fee for elevator devices in structures in Use Group R-3 or R-4 shall be $162. This fee shall be waived when signed statements and supporting inspection and acceptance test reports are filed by an approved, qualified agent or agency in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.19 and 5:23-2.20.
[4] 
The fee for witnessing acceptance tests of and performing inspections of alterations shall be $54.
[5] 
The fees for routine and periodic tests and inspections for elevator devices in structures not in Use Group R-3 or R-4 shall be as follows:
[a] 
The fee for the six-month routine inspection of elevator devices shall be as follows:
[i] 
Traction and winding drum elevators:
[A] 
One to 10 floors: $151.
[B] 
Over 10 floors: $194.
[ii] 
Hydraulic elevators: $108.
[iii] 
Roped hydraulic elevators: $151.
[iv] 
Escalators and moving walks: $151.
[b] 
The fee for the one-year periodic inspection and witnessing of tests of elevator devices, which shall include a six-month routine inspection, shall be:
[i] 
Traction and winding drum elevators:
[A] 
One to 10 floors: $216.
[B] 
Over 10 floors: $259.
[ii] 
Hydraulic elevators: $162.
[iii] 
Roped hydraulic elevators: $216.
[iv] 
Escalators and moving walks: $346.
[v] 
Dumbwaiters: $86.
[vi] 
Stairway chair lifts, inclined and vertical wheelchair lifts and manlifts: $130.
[c] 
Additional yearly periodic inspection charges for elevator devices equipped with the following features shall be as follows:
[i] 
Oil buffers (charge per oil buffer): $43.
[ii] 
Counterweight governor and safeties: $86.
[iii] 
Auxiliary power generator: $54.
[d] 
The fee for the three-year or five-year inspection of elevator devices shall be as follows:
[i] 
Traction and winding drum elevators:
[A] 
One to 10 floors (five-year inspection): $367.
[B] 
Over 10 floors (five-year inspection): $410.
[ii] 
Hydraulic and roped hydraulic elevators:
[A] 
Three-year inspection: $270.
[B] 
Five-year inspection: $162.
(d) 
Administrative surcharge. An administrative fee will be levied at 15% on the sum of the fees above with a minimum charge at $5.
(e) 
Code-flood letter. Administrative fee will be levied at $10 per request.
(16) 
Electrical bonding.
Storable pool, spa, hot tub-pool permit
$77
Pool permit with UW lights underwater
$15
Fountain, satellite antenna
$50
Annual pool/hot tub inspections
First
$75
Additional
$34
(17) 
Home safety inspection, each tech: $58.
(18) 
Mechanical. The fee for a mechanical inspection in a structure of Group R-3 or R-5 by a mechanical inspector shall be $58 for the first device (furnace or boiler) and $25 for each additional device. The fee for a water heater shall be $15; the fee for an oil or LPG tank shall be $91 for each tank. The fee for a pre-fabricated fireplace, gas piping or fuel oil piping shall be $91. The minimum fee shall be $58.
[Added 5-21-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-6]
[1]
Editor's Note: Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.
B. 
The Construction Official shall, with the advice of the subcode officials, prepare and submit to the Borough Council, biannually, a report recommending a fee schedule based on the operating expenses of the agency and any other expenses of the municipality fairly attributable to the enforcement of the State Uniform Construction Code Act.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, regarding funding of technical support programs, which immediately followed this subsection, was superseded 4-8-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-7. For current provisions, see Subsection A(11).
C. 
The enforcing agency shall report annually, at the end of each fiscal year, to the Bureau of Housing Inspection, and not later than July 31, the total amount of the surcharge fee collected in the fiscal year. In the fiscal year in which the regulations first become effective, said report shall be for the third and fourth quarters only.
A. 
The following fire limits are established pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23:
(1) 
Fire District No. 1: all of the property lying within a district now or hereafter zoned business or industrial and so depicted on the Zoning Map of Palmyra.
(2) 
Outside fire district. All other areas of the Borough not included in Fire District No. 1 shall be designated "outside fire limits."
B. 
The Construction Official shall prepare and submit to the Borough Council, biannually, a report reevaluating the delineation of the fire limits. This report shall indicate the recommendations of the Construction Official, the Building Subcode Official and the Fire Protection Subcode Official regarding those areas which should be designated as within fire limits, with the reasons therefor.