[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Colts Neck 5-11-2011. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Township of Colts Neck hereby establishes a public recreational bathing facility code adopted pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:1A-7 and N.J.A.C. 8:26-1 et seq.
A code regulating and controlling the operation of recreational bathing facilities open to the public and the issuance of licenses to operate recreational bathing facilities open to the public is hereby adopted pursuant to Chapter 188, Laws of 1950 (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6). A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without inclusion of the text thereof herein.
Three copies of the Public Recreational Bathing Code have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary to the Board of Health upon introduction of this chapter and will remain on file in said office for use and examination by the public.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PRIVATE RECREATIONAL BATHING FACILITY OR PRIVATE POOL
- A body of water, natural or modified by man, used for swimming, diving and recreation bathing by an individual, family, or living-unit member(s) and their guests which shall not serve any type of cooperating house or joint tenancy of three or more living units.
- PUBLIC RECREATIONAL BATHING PLACE OR PUBLIC POOL
- Any bathing beach, hot tub or spa, swimming pool, and wading pool that is not private and includes state, county, and municipal facilities.
No person shall locate and construct, alter or operate a public recreational bathing facility until a permit has issued by the Board of Health.
The following fees and charges are herewith established:
Permits issued for the operation of a swimming pool shall expire annually on April 30 of each year, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted together with the required fee prior to May 1 of each year.
Permits required by this chapter or code may be denied or suspended by the Board of Health for failure to comply with this chapter or code.
The Board of Health shall afford the person whose permit to locate and construct, alter or operate has been denied or suspended an opportunity to be heard in public hearing; and following this to be informed of the Board's decision.
Violations of the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in § 1-9 of this Code.