City of Woodbury, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Woodbury 3-28-1995 by Ord. No. 1761-95; amended in its entirety 12-22-2008 by Ord. No. 2095-08. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The following departments and offices shall charge and collect fees for services and materials extended and furnished as hereinafter provided:
A. 
Clerk/Administrator's office:
(1) 
Official City Map: $2.
(2) 
City Code book: $250.
(3) 
Flood certification letter: $15.
(4) 
Clerk searches: $10.
(5) 
Public records (per page):
(a) 
$0.75 for the first 10 pages.
(b) 
$0.50 for pages 11 through 20.
(c) 
$0.25 for each page over 20 or as amended by N.J.S.A. 47:1A-5.
(d) 
Legal-sized and map-sized copies shall be charged based on the actual cost.
(e) 
Special service charges for extraordinary requests shall be reasonable and based on actual direct costs. See N.J.S.A. 47:1A-5.
[1] 
Special service charges may only be warranted when:
[a] 
Copies cannot be reproduced by ordinary copying equipment and on ordinary business-sized paper.
[b] 
Accommodating a request involves an extraordinary expenditure of time and effort, such as with a request for records in a particular medium or with a request for inspection which will require an employee to monitor the process.
[2] 
The Clerk's/Administrator's office shall utilize a fourteen-point analysis required by the Government Record Counsel in order to assess a special service charge.
[a] 
What records are requested?
[b] 
Give a general-nature description and number of the government records requested.
[c] 
What is the period of time over which the records extend?
[d] 
Are some or all of the records sought archived or in storage?
[e] 
What is the size of the agency (total number of employees)?
[f] 
What is the number of employees available to accommodate the records request?
[g] 
To what extent do the requested records have to be redacted?
[h] 
What is the level of personnel, hourly rate and number of hours, if any, required for a government employee to locate, retrieve and assemble the records for copying?
[i] 
What is the level of personnel, hourly rate and number of hours, if any, required for a government employee to monitor the inspection or examination of the records requested?
[j] 
What is the level of personnel, hourly rate and number of hours, if any, required for a government employee to return records to their original storage place?
[k] 
What is the reason that the agency employed, or intends to employ, the particular level of personnel to accommodate the records request?
[l] 
Who (name and job title) in the agency will perform the work associated with the records request and what is that person's hourly rate?
[m] 
What is the availability of information technology and copying capabilities?
[n] 
Give a detailed estimate categorizing the hours needed to identify, copy or prepare for inspection, produce and return the requested documents.
(6) 
Notarization: Charges established by N.J.S.A. 22A:4-14.
(a) 
Nonresidents:
[1] 
For administering an oath or taking an affidavit: $0.50.
[2] 
Taking proof of a deed: $1.
[3] 
Taking all acknowledgments: $1.
(b) 
Residents: no charge.
(7) 
Transcripts: Whenever an applicant requests a verbatim transcript of a recorded proceeding, he or she shall be given the option to arrange, through the City Clerk/Administrator, for the transcription of the recording by anyone of his or her own selection, the cost of which is to be paid by the applicant; or the City will, through the City Clerk/Administrator, arrange for the transcription, the cost of which will be paid by the applicant.
B. 
Vital Statistics office:
(1) 
Certified copies of:
[Amended 6-12-2018 by Ord. No. 2284-18]
(a) 
Birth certificate:
[1] 
First copy: $25.
[2] 
All other copies: $5.
(b) 
Death certificate:
[1] 
First copy: $25.
[2] 
All other copies: $5.
(c) 
Marriage/civil union certificate:
[1] 
First copy: $25.
[2] 
All other copies: $5.
(d) 
Domestic partnership certificate:
[1] 
First copy: $25.
[2] 
All other copies: $5.
(2) 
Correction to birth, death or marriage certificate: $20.
C. 
Tax office:
(1) 
Duplicate tax bill: $2.
(2) 
Duplicate water/sewer bill: $2.
(3) 
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 54:5-54, the Tax Collector shall provide, at no cost, to any party entitled to redeem a certificate pursuant to this section (N.J.S.A. 54:5-54), two calculations of the amount required for redemption within a calendar year. For each subsequent calculation requested from the Tax Collector there shall be a fee of $50. A request for a redemption calculation shall be made in writing to the Tax Collector.
[Added 12-27-2010 by Ord. No. 2126-10]
(4) 
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 54:5-97.1, the Tax Collector may charge a lienholder of a tax lien $50 for the calculation of the amount due to redeem the tax lien as required pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:5-97.1. Any request for a redemption calculation shall specify the date to be used for the calculation, which shall be the date of the notice. Neither the Tax Collector nor the municipality shall be liable for an incorrect calculation. The fee paid to the municipality shall not become part of the lien and shall not be passed on to any party entitled to redeem pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:5-54.
[Added 12-27-2010 by Ord. No. 2126-10]
D. 
Police Department:
(1) 
Copies of police reports and accident reports (per page):
(a) 
Application in person:
[1] 
One to 10 pages: $0.50.
(b) 
Reports mailed:
[1] 
One to three pages: $5.
[2] 
Fourth page and over: $1.
(2) 
Firearm permit: $5.
(3) 
Firearm identification card: $10.
The fees listed in this chapter shall be charged, as of the effective date of this chapter, for the specific services listed. Any fees changed by virtue of change in statute or law or new fees instituted by new statute, law or ordinance shall be automatically charged without amendment to this chapter. Any fees not listed in this chapter shall remain as previously established by ordinance, resolution or practice of the City.