Township of Mount Olive, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Mount Olive 10-13-1970 by Ord. No. B-4-70 (Ch. 318 of the 1990 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Drainage onto public property – See Ch. 270, Art. I.
Public swimming facilities – See Ch. 352.
Individual sewage disposal and water systems – See Ch. 445.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
SWIMMING POOL
Includes fill and draw, flow-through and recirculation pools, outdoor and indoor, which are artificially constructed to provide recreational facilities for swimming, bathing or wading and all buildings, equipment and appurtenances thereto. It shall not include natural outdoor ponds, rivers or lakes, nor baths used for cleansing of the body or practice of the healing arts. It shall not include swimming or wading pools established or maintained upon any premises by any individual for his own or his family's use or guests of his household.
[Amended 4-3-1986 by Ord. No. B-1-86]
A code regulating and controlling the location and construction, alteration and operation of swimming pools and the issuance of licenses or permits 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 the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970). A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without inclusion of the text thereof herein.
[Amended 4-3-1986 by Ord. No. B-1-86]
Said code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970)."
[Amended 4-3-1986 by Ord. No. B-1-86]
Three copies of said Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970) have been placed on file in the office of the Health Officer and the Secretary of this Board of Health upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file in said office for the use and examination of the public.
No person shall locate and construct, alter or operate a swimming pool until licenses or permits therefor shall have been issued by this Board of Health.
The following fees and charges are herewith established:
A. 
For the issuance of a license or permit to locate and construct a swimming pool: $25.
B. 
For the issuance of a license or permit to alter a swimming pool: $15.
C. 
For the issuance or renewal of a license or permit to operate a swimming pool: $150.
[Amended 9-7-1989 by Ord. No. B-4-89]
Licenses or permits issued for the operation of a swimming pool shall expire annually on May 30 of each year, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted, together with the required fee, prior to May 30 of each year.
A. 
Licenses or permits required by this chapter may be denied or suspended by this Board of Health for failure to comply with this chapter.
B. 
This Board of Health shall afford the person whose license or 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.
[Amended 10-4-1990 by Ord. No. B-8-90]
A. 
Any person or persons, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter or the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970) made a part hereof shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a penalty of not less than $50 nor more than $500 for each violation.
[Amended 1-10-1985 by Ord. No. B-7-84]
B. 
Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
[Added 5-1-1986 by Ord. No. B-6-86]
Any newly constructed swimming pool shall, in addition to any requirements imposed by this code, be located not less than 30 feet from any existing sewage disposal system.
[Added 12-6-1990 by Ord. No. B-9-90]
Entities supported by public funds and governmental entities as defined in § 5-1 of this Code shall be exempt from all fees normally charged pursuant to this chapter.