Township of Bernards, NJ
Somerset County
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[Ord. #BH:53, § 2; Ord. #BH:55, § 1; Ord. #BH:68, 9-19-2002, amended; Ord. #BH:74, 10-14-2004, amended; Ord. #BH:83, 4-17-2008, amended; Ord. #BH:94, 12-5-2013, amended; Ord. #BH:97, 2-11-2016, amended]
Unless otherwise provided by law, statute or ordinance, the following fees shall be required for the following licenses, permits or inspections:
Chapter
Section
Type of Fee
Amount
BH:3
Retail Food Establishment License Fees
BH:3-5.5
Class and Type
1.
Self-operated school cafeteria, religious, civic, nonprofit organization
No fee
1-a.
Roadside stand, temporary, 1 to 2 days
$35
2
Catering-mobile
$100
Mobile food establishment
$100
Mobile food establishment (frozen dessert)
$100
Prepackaged nonrefrigerated food
$100
Temporary
$75
3.
Cocktail lounge, tavern bar or nightclub
$150
Deli
$150
Grocery store
$150
Meat, fish and/or poultry market and butcher shop
$150
Frozen dessert
$150
Milk-retail store
$150
4.
Industrial feeding/cafeteria (under 100 seating)
$200
Restaurant (100 or below seating)
$200
Retail bakery
$200
Camps (day and resident)
$200
Convalescent and nursing home
$200
5.
Industrial feeding/cafeteria (over 100 seating) School cafeteria
$300
First inspection during school year
$250
Second inspection during school year
$150
Restaurant (over 100 seating)
$300
Supermarkets
$300
Vending Machines
License fee (per year, to expire annually on June 30) to engage in the operation of food and beverage vending machines or devices
$25
Permit fee (per unit, per year, to expire annually on June 30) for vending machines dispensing potentially hazardous foods or which provide an increased potential for food contamination
$20
Permit fee (per unit, per year, to expire annually on June 30) for limited service vending machines, as defined in N.J.A.C. 8:24
$20
Plan review where required
Equal to the license fee
Failure to renew by June 30
Double the annual license fee, in addition to the annual license fee
BH:3-5.7
Reinspection of Food Establishment Fees
For facility receiving less than satisfactory inspection rating within the same year:
First occurrence
$100
Second occurrence
$200
Third occurrence
$300
BH:4
Individual Water Supply System
Permit to review and install an individual water supply system
$250
Well abandonment permit
$75
BH:8
Individual Sewage Disposal System
Soil and permeability tests, application fee
$25
Soil and permeability tests, one group, per lot, witness fee, per day
$100
Plan review to locate, construct or alter
$300
Review of design change with respect to original permit
$100
Permit
New
$600
Alteration
With expansion or change in use
$600
Without expansion or change in use
$300
No new disposal field
$150
Re-review fee
$100
Repair, engineer not involved
$100
Repair, engineer required
$300
Per reinspection due to failure of permittee to locate and construct or alter the system in accordance with the terms of the permit
$100
Renewal of a permit
$50
Permit to abandon an individual sewage disposal system or cesspool
$100
BH:11
Recreational Bathing Place or Facility
Permit fee, per area, per year, to expire annually on May 15, to operate a recreational bathing place or facility, as defined in N.J.A.C. 8-26-1.1 et seq.
$300
BH:13
Sanitary Sewer Connections
BH:13-4
Inspection fee for review of requests for exemption from connection
$300
BH:14
Cross-Connection Check Valves
Inspection of physical connections between an approved public water supply and an unapproved water supply:
Two inches or less:
$50
Greater than two inches:
$75
[Ord. #BH:83, 4-17-2008, added]
a. 
Marriage license, civil union or domestic partnership certificate ($25 to state, $3 to Township): $28.
b. 
Certified copy of birth, death, marriage, civil union or domestic partnership certificate: $10.