Borough of Wood-Ridge, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Wood-Ridge 11-3-1983 by Ord. No. 1-83 (Ch. 256 of the 1986 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Retail food establishments — See Ch. 552.
Commercial swimming pools — See Ch. 586, Art. I.
[Amended 12-7-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-26]
Application for a license or permit from the Board of Health shall be made on a form prescribed by the Board of Health. Application forms are available at the office of the Board of Health.
SCHEDULE
INSTRUCTIONS
A. 
Applicants shall select the appropriate type business and class and shall refer to the current year for the fee.
B. 
Fees.
[Amended 10-12-1994; 10-7-1999; 5-7-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-1; 2-14-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-001; 12-7-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-27; 11-8-2018 by Ord. No. BOH-2019-1]
(1) 
Retail food establishments (off-premises consumption).
(a) 
Fees enumerated.
Fees Based on Class
Class
2019
2020
2021
I Retail merchandising (candy-snacks)
$115
$120
$125
II (Deli - take out, mobile vendors - box-lunch vehicles, ice cream vehicles, dessert vehicles)
$240
$245
$250
III (Large store, caterers - fixed)
$395
$400
$405
IV (Supermarket, wholesale distributors, commissaries storage warehouses processing establishments)
$635
$640
$645
(2) 
Retail food establishments (on-premises consumption).
[Amended 11-8-2018 by Ord. No. BOH-2019-1]
Fees Based on Patron Seating Capacity
Class
2019
2020
2021
I
$205
$210
$210
II (26 to 125 seats)
$290
$295
$300
III (126 to 225 seats)
$500
$505
$510
IV (226 seats and over)
$635
$640
$645
(3) 
The following license and permit fees are hereby fixed, notwithstanding classification:
[Amended 11-8-2018 by Ord. No. BOH-2019-1]
(a) 
Business fees.
Machine, License or Business
2019
2020
2021
Ice machine
$115
$120
$125
Milk license (store or vehicle)
$115
$120
$125
Dairy products
$115
$120
$125
Milk depot (additional license required for each vehicle)
$155
$160
$165
Vending machine (gumball - nonperishable foods)
Per machine
$115
$120
$125
Per additional machine
$100
$105
$110
All other machines (coffee - soda - beverage)
$115
$120
$125
Coin-operated laundries (washers and dryers, per machine)
$44
$46
$48
Beauty, nail and barber shops
$110
$115
$125
(b) 
Registrar's fees.
Certified Copies
2019
2020
2021
Birth, marriage, death (per copy)
$17
$18
$19
(4) 
Swimming pool fees.[1]
(a) 
For the issuance of a permit to locate and/or relocate, construct or reconstruct a commercial swimming pool: $500.
(b) 
For the issuance or renewal of a license to operate a commercial swimming pool: $300. For each additional commercial swimming pool located on the same premises, there shall be paid an additional fee of $50.
(c) 
For the issuance of a permit to alter a commercial swimming pool or repair the same: $150.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added 11-8-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-001.
[Added 10-12-1994; amended 10-7-1999; 5-7-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-1]
All licenses and permits are to be renewed by January 31. Licenses not renewed by January 31 are subject to a fine. The members of the Board of Health shall decipher any discrepancy in class.
[Added 10-12-1994; amended 12-7-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-26]
Any person, licensee or permittee who violates any provision of or order promulgated under this chapter or who shall not obtain the appropriate license or permit shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty of not less than $100 nor more than $500 for each violation. Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.