Questions about eCode360? Municipal users Join us daily between 12pm and 1pm EDT to get answers and other tips!
Borough of Park Ridge, NJ
Bergen 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
All pools shall be subject to inspection. The owner or operator of any pool shall permit the Health Officer or other authorized official access to any private swimming pool or portable pool and any appurtenance thereto for the purpose of inspection to ascertain compliance with this chapter and all other pertinent Borough ordinances at all reasonable times.
[Amended 12-11-1978 by Ord. No. 78-20]
It shall be the duty of the Construction Code Official and the Health Officer or their designee(s) to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
Every private swimming pool or portable pool constructed, installed, established or maintained in the borough shall comply at all times with the requirements of this chapter and with the sanitary requirements of the Borough Board of Health.
[Amended 12-11-1978 by Ord. No. 78-20]
A. 
Any hazard to the health of the public which may exist in, develop in, be in consequence of or be in connection with any pool shall be removed or abated forthwith by the owner, lessee or occupant of the premises upon receipt of a notice from the Borough Health Officer.
B. 
Upon the failure of the owner, lessee or occupant to take satisfactory or reasonably prompt action to remove or abate such health hazard within 24 hours from the receipt of the notice referred to in Subsection A, the Health Officer is authorized to summarily close the pool.
C. 
The Health Officer is also authorized to keep such pool closed until no further hazard exists, subject to the right of appeal to the Mayor and Council by the owner, lessee or occupant of such pool.
[Amended 7-8-1974 by Ord. No. 74-16]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $500 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days, or both. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.