Township of Franklin, NJ
Somerset County
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[Added 6-10-2010 by Ord. No. 3882[1]]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former Art. V as Art. VI and former §§ 5-28 through 5-34 as §§ 5-31 through 5-37.
Within the Department of Construction Code Enforcement, there shall be a Municipal Construction Official. He/she shall be appointed by the Township Manager, and he/she shall be competent in the field of building construction, plumbing, and fire and electrical inspection. He/she shall develop, coordinate and implement the various code enforcement activities and operations as well as conduct overall administrative activities to the code enforcement function of the Department.
The Construction Official shall possess licensing as required by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs for plan review and inspections under the uniform construction code in at least one category of trade inspections. Said individual shall ensure that all provisions of the uniform construction codes are adequately enforced through the Township and, further, that all persons performing inspections are licensed to do so by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
The Construction Official shall be responsible, in addition to those functions and duties listed specifically above, for overall operation of the Department, which shall include planning, programming, budgeting, personnel and other related matters and functions.