[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Edgewater 12-21-1976 by Ord. No. 606-76 (Ch. 29 of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established in Edgewater a State Uniform Construction Code Enforcing Agency, to be known as the "Uniform Construction Enforcing Agency of the Borough of Edgewater," consisting of a Construction Official, a Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Electrical Subcode Official, Fire Protection Subcode Official and such other subcode officials for such additional subcodes as the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey, shall hereafter adopt as part of the State Uniform Construction Code. The Construction Official shall be the chief administrator of the Enforcing Agency. The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Edgewater is hereby delegated the function of the reorganization of positions or the opening of lines of authority between dispersed personnel in different agencies, if any.
Each official position created in Subsection A hereof shall be filled by a person qualified for such position pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, as amended, and N.J.A.C. 5:28, provided that, in lieu of any particular subcode official, an on-site inspection agency may be retained by contract pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23. More than one such official position may be held by the same person, provided that such person is qualified pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, and N.J.A.C. 5:28 to hold each such position. For purposes of this regulation and its enforcement, any such dispersed personnel are subject to the procedures and policies of the Enforcing Agency and are primarily responsible to the Construction Official.
The public shall have the right to do business with the Enforcing Agency at the Borough Hall, Edgewater, New Jersey, except for emergencies and unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances.
Editor's Note: Original § 29-2, Construction Board of Appeals, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 9-20-2010 by Ord. No. 1439-2010.
[Amended 4-20-1982 by Ord. No. 719-82; 9-8-1987 by Ord. No. 872-87]
The fee for a construction permit shall be the sum of the subcode fees listed in Subsection A hereof and shall be paid before the permit is issued.
[Amended 1-19-1988 by Ord. No. 879-88; 4-16-1991 by Ord. No. 965-91; 4-18-2016 by Ord. No. 1531-2016]
The plumbing subcode fees shall be as follows:
$25 per plumbing fixture, device and plumbing stack to be installed.
For special devices, including but not limited to grease traps, oil separators, backflow preventers and water-cooled air conditioning or refrigeration units: $100 per special device.
For water heaters, steam boilers, hot-water boilers and sewer pumps and oil interceptor/separator: $50 each.
For installation or replacement of sewers, as follows:
There shall be a minimum fee of $100 for any size up to and in excess of six inches.
The electrical subcode fees shall be as follows:
The fees for service meter equipment and feeders shall be as follows:
The fee for demolition of a building or structure shall be as follows:
The fee for swimming pools shall be as follows:
The fire subcode fees shall be as follows:
Certificate of occupancy fees shall be as follows:
Miscellaneous fees shall be as follows:
The Construction Official shall, with the advice of the subcode officials, prepare and submit to the Mayor and Council, biannually, a report recommending a fee schedule based on the operating expenses of the municipality fairly attributable to the enforcement of the State Uniform Construction Code Act.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.
In order to provide for the training, certification and technical support programs required by the Uniform Construction Code Act and the regulations, the Enforcing Agency shall collect, in addition to the fees specified above, a surcharge fee of $0.0006 per cubic foot of volume of new construction. Said surcharge fee shall be remitted to the Bureau of Housing Inspection, Department of Community Affairs, on a quarterly basis for the fiscal quarters ending September 30, December 31, March 31 and June 30, and not later than one month next succeeding the end of the quarter for which it is due. In the fiscal year in which the regulations first become effective, said fee shall be collected and remitted for the third and fourth quarters only.
The Enforcing Agency shall report annually at the end of each fiscal year to the Bureau of Housing Inspection, and not later than July 31, the total amount of the surcharge fee collected in the fiscal year. In the fiscal year in which the regulations first become effective, said report shall be for the third and fourth quarters only.
The following fire limits are established pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23: Districts C, D, E and F, as provided by the Zoning Ordinance of the Borough of Edgewater, County of Bergen, New Jersey, of 1955, as amended.
[Added 11-1-1978 by Ord. No. 638-78]
Builders, building contractors or persons engaged in the construction, demolition or renovation of any building or structure or any addition to any building or structure within the municipality will be responsible for removal of any refuse materials resulting from such construction or renovation. Said materials must not be placed on sidewalks or streets at any time.
[Added 8-9-1988 by Ord. No. 896-88]
Except where more-restrictive provisions govern, the design, construction, installation, maintenance and operation of elevators shall conform to ASME A17.1 and shall meet the technical criteria of N.J.A.C. 5:23-7.70 through 23-7.79 and BOCA Article 26 (1987 Edition).
Elevator service shall be provided for access by fire-fighting and rescue operations to all floors.
At least one elevator shall have a cab with a minimum distance between walls or between wall and door, excluding return panels, not less than 80 inches by 54 inches and a minimum distance from wall to return panel not less than 51 inches, with a forty-two-inch side-slide door to allow for turning a wheelchair and accommodating an ambulance cot or stretcher measuring 24 inches by 76 inches in its horizontal open position.
The provisions of this chapter shall apply to all use groups with the exception of Use Group R-3 (one- or two-family dwelling units).