[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Middletown as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-18-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-3063 (Ch. 155 of the 1996 Township Code)]
A code establishing immunization of pupils in school establishments, providing for the inspection of such establishments and fixing penalties for violations is hereby established pursuant to Chapter 14 of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code, N.J.A.C. 8:57-4.1 et seq., under the authority of Public Health Practice Standards of Local Boards of Health in New Jersey, N.J.A.C. 8:52-1.1 et seq.
Every public and private school, child-care center, nursery school, preschool and kindergarten is required to be inspected/audited for compliance with rules promulgated in N.J.A.C. 8:57-4.1, Immunization of Pupils in Schools, and required to pay an annual inspection/audit fee as set forth in Chapter 240, Fees.
Any establishment that fails to be in compliance with standards during the first annual inspection/audit shall pay a reinspection fee as set forth in Chapter 240, Fees, prior to the reinspection of said establishment.
Any establishment that fails to be in compliance with standards during the first reinspection/audit, or other subsequent reinspection/audits, shall pay a reinspection fee as set forth in Chapter 240, Fees, prior to the reinspection of said establishment.
If a reinspection/audit is necessary during the calendar year, as stated in Subsection A of this section, it shall be deemed a first offense. A second reinspection/audit necessary during the same calendar year shall constitute a second offense. Subsequent reinspection/audits within the same calendar year as the initial annual inspection/audit shall constitute a third offense.
All reinspection fees shall be paid no later than 14 days from the date a conditional satisfactory rating is issued.
Any person who shall violate any provision of or order promulgated under this chapter or code established herein shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to penalties as provided by N.J.S.A. 26:1A-10. Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
Fees shall be as set forth in Chapter 240, Fees.