[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of River Edge as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-19-2009 by Ord. No. 1675]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ENGINEERED LUMBER
- Prefabricated I-joists, truss joists, truss rafters, and laminated beams and studs.
- REFLECTIVE SYMBOL
- An emblem made of reflective material, in the shape and form designed by the River Edge Fire Department, containing information identifying a structure as containing engineered lumber.
- A combination of materials to form a construction for occupancy, use or ornamentation, whether installed on, above or below the surface of a parcel of land.
The Borough Construction Official shall determine if a structure contains engineered lumber. All structures containing engineered lumber must have a reflective symbol affixed to an electrical meter serving the structure. The reflective symbol shall be applied by the Construction Official and shall be a condition of the issuance of a certificate of occupancy.
The reflective symbol shall be in the form designed by the River Edge Fire Department and will contain lettering to identify the location of any engineered lumber in the structure.
This article shall apply to all structures, whether residential, commercial or otherwise, including structures existing at the time of the effective date of this article.
This article shall be enforced by the Construction Official of the Borough of River Edge.
Any person violating this article by refusing to use the reflective symbol or by removing or tampering with the reflective symbol shall be subject to a fine in an amount of $25 per violation. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed to be a separate and distinct offense.