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Borough of Bellmawr, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Bellmawr 4-28-2016 by Ord. No. 03:06-16. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The following schedule of fees is hereby established with respect to licenses, permits and activities required or regulated under the provisions of various chapters of the Code of the Borough of Bellmawr. Applications for and the issuance of such licenses and permits shall be subject to the provisions of the specific chapter of the Code which is indicated for each type of license or permit. The business, activity or operation for which the license or permit is required shall be subject to all regulations set forth in the chapter to which reference is made.
Refer to Chapter 60, Land Use Procedures.
A. 
Filing of any appeal or application to the Zoning Board of Adjustment: $50. (§ 60-23)
B. 
List from current tax duplicate of names and addresses of owners: a sum not to exceed $0.25 per name or $10, whichever is greater. (§ 60-29)
C. 
Filing of any appeal by an interested party: $50. (§ 60-35)
Refer to Chapter 73, Officers and Employees.
A. 
Application for representation by Public Defender: $200. (§ 73-24)
Refer to Chapter 115, Advertisements and Circulars.
A. 
License per person, per year: $15. (§ 115-2)
Refer to Chapter 129, Alcoholic Beverages.
A. 
Plenary retail consumption license, per year: $720. (§ 129-7)
B. 
Plenary retail distribution license, per year: $420. (§ 129-7)
C. 
Club license, per year: $150. (§ 129-12)
Refer to Chapter 133, Amusement Devices.
A. 
License for the first coin-operated machine, per year: $50. (§ 133-5)
B. 
License for the second coin-operated machine, per year: $50. (§ 133-5)
A. 
Refer to Chapter 137, Animals, Article IV, Licensing and Regulation.
(1) 
License fee: $4.80. (§ 137-14)
(a) 
New Jersey registration tag fee: $1.
(b) 
New Jersey Pilot Clinic Fund: $0.20.
(c) 
New Jersey Pet Population Control: $3.
(2) 
Spaded/neutered: $10.
(3) 
Nonspaded or nonneutered: $12.
(4) 
Late fee after April 30: $5.
(5) 
Potentially dangerous dog license, per year: $700 (N.J.S.A. 4:19-31). (§ 137-14D)
Refer to Chapter 170, Construction Codes, Uniform, for current fees.
Refer to Chapter 185, Donation Clothing Bins.
A. 
Permit application: $25 (pursuant to P.L. 2007, c. 209, N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.60 et seq.). (§ 185-3)
B. 
Annual renewal of permit: $25 (pursuant to P.L. 2007, c. 209, N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.60 et seq.). (§ 185-3)
Refer to Chapter 196, Emergency Services, Article I, Charges and Payment.
A. 
Ambulance service fees. (§ 196-4)
(1) 
Ambulance transportation to a medical facility: $700.
(2) 
Per loaded mile for basic life support (BLS): $14.
(3) 
Fee for oxygen administration: $75.
(4) 
Fee for automatic external defibrillator (AED) pads: $150.
(5) 
Fee for epinephrine injector (Epi-Pen): $100.
(6) 
Fee for cervical collars: $25.
(7) 
Fee for spinal immobilization: $150.
B. 
Motor vehicle accident (MVA) incidentals: batteries, fluids, stabilization: $300. Operations such as stabilizing a vehicle, use of hand tools, hazard control, and other scene-related light rescue operations. (§ 196-4)
C. 
Motor vehicle accident (MVA) incidentals: $1,000. Operations include the use of power tools and hydraulic rescue tools to perform activities such as opening or removing doors to provide access to patients as well as stabilizing vehicles and performing hazardous assessments. (§ 196-4)
D. 
Heavy MVA incidentals: $1,500. Operations include any technical rescue procedures, including but not limited to water and ice rescue, rope rescue, confined space rescue, high-angle rescue, trench rescue, or structural collapse rescue. Also includes motor vehicle rescues that include the use of power tools and hydraulic tools to perform operations such as partial or full roof removal, front/dash displacement, third door access, and separating vehicles from one another for the purpose of rescue. (§ 196-4)
E. 
Malicious fire alarms: $500. A malicious fire alarm is defined as any false alarm that is transmitted by an alarm system due to improper operation, poor maintenance, or malfunction of the alarm system. Alarms will be defined as malicious after the receipt of the fourth false alarm within any one-hundred-eighty-day period. (§ 196-4)
Refer to Chapter 216, Firearms and Weapons.
A. 
Shooting gallery and rifle range license, per year: $10. (§ 216-5)
Refer to Chapter 222, Fire Prevention, Article II, Enforcement of Uniform Fire Code.
A. 
Additional required annual registration and fees. In addition to the annual registration fee required pursuant to the Uniform Fire Safety Act, N.J.S.A. 52:27D-192 et seq., and the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code, N.J.A.C. 5:70 et seq., including all acts, amendments and supplements thereto and all regulations adopted pursuant thereto, the following registration fees for all other structures, buildings and uses not defined as life-hazard uses shall be required: (§ 222-9)
(1) 
All commercial buildings, premises and uses shall be registered with the Bureau of Fire Safety and shall pay an annual registration fee.
(2) 
All commercial buildings, premises and uses other than one- and two-family dwellings shall be registered at least once each year.
(3) 
The annual registration fee shall be as follows:
(a) 
Assembly.
[1] 
A-a under 20 occupants: $50.
[2] 
A-b 20 to 49 occupants: $75.
[3] 
A-c 50 to 100 occupants: $100.
(b) 
Business.
[1] 
B-a under 2,500 square feet: $50.
[2] 
B-b 2,500 to 4,999 square feet: $75.
[3] 
B-c 5,000 to 9,999 square feet: $100.
[4] 
B-d 10,000 to 20,000 square feet: $175.
[5] 
B-e 20,000 to 49,999 square feet: $225.
[6] 
B-f over 50,000 square feet: $300.
(c) 
Factory/Industrial.
[1] 
F-a under 2,500 square feet: $75.
[2] 
F-b 2,500 to 4,999 square feet: $100.
[3] 
F-c 5,000 to 11,999 square feet: $175.
(d) 
Mercantile.
[1] 
M-a under 2,500 square feet: $50.
[2] 
M-b 2,500 to 4,999 square feet: $100.
[3] 
M-c 5,000 to 7,499 square feet: $125.
[4] 
M-d 7,500 to 11,999 square feet: $175.
(e) 
Residential.
[1] 
R-a 3 units: $75.
[2] 
R-b 3 to 10 units: $150.
[3] 
R-c 11 to 20 units: $175.
[4] 
R-d 20 to 40 units: $200.
[5] 
R-e over 40 units: $200 plus $50 for each additional 20 units or fraction thereof.
(f) 
Storage.
[1] 
S-a under 2,500 square feet: $50.
[2] 
S-b 2,500 to 4,999 square feet: $75.
[3] 
S-c 5,000 to 7,499 square feet: $100.
[4] 
S-d 7,500 to 11,999 square feet: $175.
(g) 
Utility use group.
[1] 
U-a under 2,500 square feet: $50.
[2] 
U-b 2,500 to 4,999 square feet: $75.
[3] 
U-c 5,000 to 9,999 square feet: $100.
[4] 
U-d over 10,000 square feet: $125.
Refer to Chapter 255, Junk Dealers.
A. 
Annual license: $10. (§ 255-1)
Refer to Chapter 260, Land Use and Development.
A. 
Site plan application. (§ 260-125)
(1) 
The first acre or any part thereof: $50.
(2) 
Each additional acre or part thereof: $25.
B. 
Site plan review to be submitted upon application of preliminary site plan: (§ 260-125)
(1) 
The first acre or any part thereof: $300.
(2) 
Each additional acre or part thereof: $50.
C. 
Site plan engineering review fees. (§ 260-125)
(1) 
Up to 2,500 square feet: $400.
(2) 
Up to 5,000 square feet: $600.
(3) 
Over 5,000 square feet: $1,100.
D. 
Additional fees may also be charged to defray professional costs as per § 260-125. See also § 260-153.
Refer to Chapter 266, Licensing Procedures.
A. 
Mercantile license, per year: $25. (§ 266-17)
Refer to Chapter 317, Parks and Recreation Areas.
A. 
Big Timber Park; leaf composting and receipt of clean fill: (§ 317-13)
(1) 
Rate for receipt of clean fill:
(a) 
Tractor trailer (45 feet or longer): $20.
(b) 
Tractor trailer (40 feet to 45 feet): $20.
(c) 
Triaxle or tandem: $10.
(d) 
Dump trucks (three or five yards): $10.
(e) 
Pickup trucks: $10.
(2) 
Rate for clay:
(a) 
Tractor trailer (45 feet or over): $15.
(b) 
Tractor trailer (40 feet to 45 feet): $15.
(c) 
Triaxle or tandem: $15.
(d) 
Dump trucks (three or five yards): $15.
(e) 
Pickup trucks: $15.
(3) 
Rate for road excavation material:
(a) 
Tractor trailer (45 feet or over): $120.
(b) 
Tractor trailer (40 feet to 45 feet): $100.
(c) 
Triaxle or tandem: $55.
(d) 
Dump trucks (three to five yards): $30.
(e) 
Pickup trucks: $15.
(4) 
Any partial truckload shall pay the full truckload rate for such vehicle and load.
(5) 
The receipt of leaves and the sale of end-product composted material shall be charged at a rate to be set from time to time on a schedule to be promulgated by the Director of Public Works and posted with the Borough Clerk.
Refer to Chapter 328, Peddling and Soliciting.
A. 
Vendor licenses: (§ 328-2)
(1) 
Vendor on foot or with a hand- or animal-drawn conveyance: $15.
(2) 
Vendor using a motorized vehicle, per vehicle: $25.
B. 
Itinerant salesman license: $15.
C. 
Solicitor permits:
(1) 
Six months: $25.
(2) 
One year: $50.
Refer to Chapter 333, Pool and Billiard Establishments.
A. 
Annual license fees are as follows: (§ 333-5)
(1) 
First pool or billiard table, annual license: $25.
(2) 
Second pool or billiard table, annual license: $20.
(3) 
Third pool or billiard table, annual license: $15.
(4) 
Fourth pool or billiard table, annual license: $10.
(5) 
Each additional pool or billiard table: $5.
Refer to Chapter 337, Precious Metals and Gems.
A. 
Dealers of precious metals, gems and secondhand goods: the annual license shall be $300, unless application is made after July 1, in which event the fee will be $150. (§ 337-4)
Refer to Chapter 341, Property Maintenance.
A. 
The fee for inspection of dwelling and rental units for the issuance of a certificate of occupancy shall be $100 for the initial inspection and issuance of the certificate of occupancy for each dwelling or rental unit inspected, and a fee of $75 for the third reinspection required. (§ 341-13)
Refer to Chapter 344, Property, Rental.
A. 
Annual registration fee: (§ 344-13)
(1) 
For one to two non-owner-occupied units: $100 per unit.
(2) 
For three to seven non-owner-occupied units: $75 per unit.
(3) 
For eight to 50 non-owner-occupied units: $50 per unit.
(4) 
For 50 to 100 non-owner-occupied units: $35 per unit.
(5) 
For 100 plus non-owner-occupied units: $20 per unit.
(6) 
Hotels and motels: $15 per unit.
B. 
Reinspection fee: (§ 344-13)
(1) 
First reinspection: no charge.
(2) 
Second reinspection: $50 per unit.
(3) 
Third reinspection: $75 per unit.
(4) 
Fourth or subsequent reinspection: $100 per unit.
C. 
If the owner of the property is a senior citizen who resides in a unit of the property and rents out the remaining unit and would otherwise qualify under the State of New Jersey property tax deduction under N.J.S.A. 54:4-8.41, there shall be no fee. (§ 344-13)
D. 
If any fee is not paid within 30 days of its due date, a late fee surcharge of $50 will be assessed. (§ 344-13)
Refer to Chapter 347, Vacant Property.
A. 
The fee for registration of vacant property is as follows: (§ 347-4)
(1) 
Initial registration for each building: $500.
(2) 
First renewal of registration: $1,000.
(3) 
Second renewal of registration: $1,000.
(4) 
Subsequent renewal beyond the second renewal: $3,000.
Refer to Chapter 352, Records, Article I, Access to Records. Fees for records shall comply with the Open Public Records Act (OPRA), N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq.
A. 
Copies of any record:
(1) 
Letter size or smaller: $0.05 per page.
(2) 
Legal size or larger: $0.07 per page.
B. 
Borough Clerk: (§ 352-2)
(1) 
Certification of public records, for each certification: $2.
C. 
Police Department: (§ 352-3)
(1) 
For furnishing any accident report that is picked up at the police station between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday:
(a) 
Letter size or smaller: $0.05 per page.
(b) 
Legal size or larger: $0.07 per page.
(2) 
For any accident report that is required to be mailed or delivered: $5.
D. 
Municipal Court: (§ 352-4)
(1) 
Certification of any public document, such as a complaint, summons, warrant or any pleading or legal document: $2.
E. 
Board of Health: (§ 352-5)
(1) 
Certification of any public document: $2.
F. 
Planning Board: (§ 352-6)
(1) 
Certification of any public record, such as resolution, minutes or document: $2.
G. 
Board of Adjustment: (§ 352-7)
(1) 
Certification of any public record, such as resolution, minutes or document, per certification: $2.
H. 
Other board, agency or commission: (§ 352-8)
(1) 
Certification of any public record, per certification: $2.
Refer to Chapter 387, Stables and Riding Academies.
A. 
Cost and expense of issuing a license: $0.50. (§ 387-2)
B. 
Minimum fee for an establishment with a maximum of five horses: $250. (§ 387-6)
C. 
Each and every horse in excess of five horses: $50. (§ 387-6)
Refer to Chapter 400, Streets and Sidewalks.
A. 
Street excavations. (§ 400-15)
(1) 
Permit to open or excavate any public street, road or highway: $100.
(2) 
Cashiers check: $1,500 (for permanent restoration of roadway).
(3) 
Inspection fee: $200.
(4) 
Engineer fee: $200.
Refer to Chapter 405, Swimming Pools, Private.
A. 
Permit for aboveground pool: (§ 405-3)
(1) 
Erection: $10.
(2) 
Certificate of occupancy: $15.
(3) 
Installation of electrical wiring: $10.
B. 
Permit for below-ground pool: (§ 405-3)
(1) 
Installation: $25.
(2) 
Certificate of occupancy: $15.
(3) 
Installation of electrical wiring: $30.
C. 
No permit fee is required for a storable or collapsible swimming pool. (§ 405-3)
Refer to Chapter 411, Taxicabs.
A. 
One taxicab or the first taxicab license, per year: $100. (§ 411-6)
B. 
Each additional taxicab license, per year: $25. (§ 411-6)
C. 
License issued after July 1 of any year: (§ 411-6)
(1) 
One taxicab or the first taxicab license: $50.
(2) 
Each additional taxicab license: $12.50.
D. 
Taxicab driver's license: $2. (§ 411-11)
Refer to Chapter 440, Vehicles and Traffic.
A. 
Permit for on-street handicapped parking space. (§ 440-20)
(1) 
Application for permit: $25.
(2) 
Sign installation: $80.
(3) 
Application for permit renewal: $25.
Refer to Chapter 450, Water, Part 1, Regulations; Connections; Rates.
A. 
Permit issuance for any service connections: $70. (§ 450-8)
B. 
Restoration of service after shutoff for delinquency of payment: $25. (§ 450-17)
C. 
Testing of meter: deposit of $5. (§ 450-18)
D. 
Rates. (§ 450-21)
(1) 
Water rates shall be as follows:
Size of Meter
(inches)
Maximum Gallons Allowed for Minimum Quarterly Charge
Minimum Quarterly Charge
5/8
6,000
$15.52
1
6,000
$21.89
1 1/2
6,000
$29.48
2
6,000
$32.42
3
6,000
$81.06
4
6,000
$184.40
(2) 
For each 1,000 gallons or portion thereof in excess of said maximum, said consumer shall be charged the sum of $0.20.
(3) 
The rate for industrial users shall be billed as follows:
Maximum Gallons Allowed for Minimum Quarterly Charge
Minimum Quarterly Charge
902,000
$991.27
(4) 
For each 1,000 gallons or portion thereof in excess of said maximum, said industrial consumer shall be charged the sum of $0.16.
(5) 
Rates shall be effective with the July 1, 1991, bill.
(6) 
The above charges shall be increased 10% effective with the July 1, 1992, bill, on minimum charge.
Refer to Chapter 483, Food Establishments, Retail.
A. 
License fees.
(1) 
Retail food establishment, permanent, local: $25. (§ 483-2)
(2) 
Temporary retail food establishment: $25. (§ 483-2)
(3) 
Late charge: $20. (§ 483-3)
Refer to Chapter 500, Swimming Pools, Public.
A. 
Permit fee, issuance or renewal: $10. (§ 500-5)