[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Stafford 5-6-1985 by Ord. No. 85-3. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A code regulating the installation, maintenance, repair and control of the plumbing of buildings and the connection thereof with outside sewers, cesspools or other receptacles; regulating the practice of plumbing; and regulating the issuance of licenses to practice plumbing is hereby established pursuant to the provisions of P.L. 1950, c. 188 (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 3-69.6). A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein.
Said code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Plumbing Code of New Jersey (Revised 1964)."
Three copies of said Plumbing Code of New Jersey (Revised 1964), similarly marked, have been placed on file in the office of the Clerk of this municipality, upon the introduction of this chapter, and will remain on file in such office for the use and examination of the public.
In connection with the provisions of this chapter and the code hereby established and adopted as a part hereof, the following fees shall be charged and received:
For the examination of any applicant for license as master plumber: $100.
For the issuance and annual renewal of a license as master plumber: $15.
For the filing of plans for proposed plumbing work: $2.
For the issuance of a permit for proposed plumbing construction or alteration: a fee of $5 for each fixture is hereby established.
For the issuance of a permit for the replacement of a plumbing fixture: no fee shall be charged.
For each reinspection of plumbing work caused by the failure of the licensee to comply with the provisions of the code or permit issued: $10.
For the issuance of a plumbing permit for a commercial building: $25, plus $5 for each fixture.
For the issuance of a plumbing permit for all multiple units, including condominiums, townhouses and apartments: $25, plus $5 for each fixture.
Any person or persons, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter or of the Plumbing Code of New Jersey (Revised 1964), made a part hereof, shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a penalty of not less than $5 nor more than $500, for each offense.
All fees, penalties and moneys collected under any provisions of this chapter or the code established herein shall be paid to the Treasurer of the municipality.
All permits issued pursuant to this chapter, and its amendments thereto, shall expire no later than one year from the date of its issuance.