[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Shamong 5-1-1990 by Ord. No. BH1990-1. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Plumbing — See Ch. 186.
The provisions of N.J.A.C. 7:9A-1 et seq., entitled "Chapter 9A, Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems," are hereby adopted by reference pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-69 to N.J.S.A. 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 "Chapter 9A, Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems."
Three copies of Chapter 9A, Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems, have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Health upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file there until final action is taken on this chapter, for the use and examination of the public, and if finally adopted they will remain on file in said office so long as this chapter is in effect, and three copies shall also be placed on file, and so shall remain on file, in the office of any board, body or officer in charge of the enforcement of said chapter, for the use and examination of the public so long as said chapter is in effect. Copies of said Chapter 9A shall be made available to citizens on request upon the payment of a nominal fee as shall be set by the Board from time to time by resolution.
No person or entity shall install, construct, alter or operate an individual subsurface sewage disposal system without first obtaining the necessary permits, approvals, certifications or licenses as required by Chapter 9A.
The Secretary to the Board of Health is hereby authorized to issue a license to operate and a copy of the Department of Environmental Protection's operation and maintenance manual to the permittee at the time that a certificate of compliance is issued. Further, said Secretary to the Board of Health shall maintain the required records concerning said licenses and shall, on behalf of the Board, notify the licensee prior to the date of the license expiration to apply for a renewal of the license.
An applicant for a license to operate shall pay a fee of $25 at the time of submitting the application and a fee of $25 at the time of submitting the application for renewal.
In case any permit or certification required by this chapter is denied by the Board of Health or its agents, a hearing shall be held thereon before the Board within 15 days after request therefor is made by the applicant, and upon such hearing the Board of Health shall affirm, alter or rescind its previous determination and take action accordingly within 15 days after the date of such hearing.
The Board of Health or its agents may order all further work in and about any individual sewage disposal system, which is being erected or installed in violation of the Code, to be stopped forthwith, except such work as shall be necessary to remedy such violation, and thereafter, the work continued without any violation of any of the provisions of the code, and after issuance of any such order and the service of a copy thereof upon any person connected with or working in and about the erection or installation of any such disposal system, or any part thereof, no further work shall be done thereon except as aforesaid.
Any person or persons, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of or any order promulgated under this chapter shall, upon correction thereof, pay a penalty of not less than $2 nor more than $500 for each violation and shall also be subject to those penalties prescribed in N.J.A.C. 7:9A -1.7 for violators of Chapter 9A, Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems.
Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.