Township of Hamilton, NJ
Mercer County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Hamilton as Ch. 134 of the 1994 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Construction codes — See Ch. 167.
Fees — See Ch. 215, § 215-6.
Land development — See Ch. 550.
[Amended 12-1-2010 by Ord. No. 10-042]
A code regulating and controlling the location and construction, alteration and operation of swimming pools, and the issuance of licenses to locate and construct, alter or operate swimming pools, and declaring and defining certain swimming pools as nuisances, and fixing penalties for violation, is hereby adopted pursuant to N.J.A.C. 8:26.
[Amended 12-1-2010 by Ord. No. 10-042]
The code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the current edition of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code, Chapter IX, Public Recreational Bathing.
[Amended 12-1-2010 by Ord. No. 10-042]
Three copies of the current edition of the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey have been placed on file in the office of the Division of Health and the office of the Clerk of the Township and will remain on file for use and examination by the public.
[Amended 12-1-2010 by Ord. No. 10-042; 4-16-2013 by Ord. No. 13-014; 5-3-2016 by Ord. No. 16-014]
No person shall locate, construct or alter a public recreational bathing facility until a construction permit is issued as required under the Uniform Construction code (N.J.A.C. 5:23).
[Added 5-3-2016 by Ord. No. 16-014[1]]
No person shall construct or alter a public recreational bathing facility until the Division of Health has reviewed and approved plans as required under the Public Recreational Bathing Code (N.J.A.C. 8:26). The fees for plan review are set forth in Chapter 215, Fees, of the Township Code.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[Added 5-3-2016 by Ord. No. 16-014[1]]
No person shall operate a public recreational bathing facility until a license has been issued by the Division of Health. The fees for operating the following types of public recreational bathing facilities are set forth in Chapter 215, Fees, of the Township Code:
A. 
Yearly pools.
B. 
Yearly spas.
C. 
Seasonal pools.
D. 
Seasonal wading pools.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
Licenses issued for the operation of a swimming pool shall expire annually on May 15 of each year, and application for renewal shall be submitted, together with the required fee, prior to May 1 of each year.
A. 
Licenses required by this chapter or the code adopted by this chapter may be denied or suspended by the Division of Health for failure to comply with this chapter or the code.
B. 
The Division of Health shall afford the person whose license 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 Division's decision as provided by the code.