Township of Roxbury, NJ
Morris County
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[Ord. #29-04, S1; Ord. #22-10, S1]
The following administrative fees are hereby established:
a. 
Copies of council meeting agendas (annually): $40.00.
b. 
Tape of meeting (each cassette): $15.00.
c. 
Municipal Code Book: $150.00.
d. 
Election district map: $10.00.
[Ord. #29-04, S1; Ord. #02-09, S1; Ord. #22-10, S1; Ord. No. 10-2016]
The following pound fees are hereby established:
a. 
Impound (one time fee).
1. 
Impound (Dog/Cat): $75.00.
2. 
Re-impound (within last 12 months): $50.00 (additional per impound).
b. 
In addition to the impound fee, the fee for boarding, quarantine, euthanasia and cremation of dogs or cats shall be the cost charged the township by the kennel plus an additional ten ($10.00) dollars per day administrative fee. The current kennel fees shall be available at the kennel and at the township health department.
[Ord. #29-04, S1; Ord. #07-07, S1; Ord. #22-10, S1; Ord. No. 10-2016]
The following license fees are hereby established:
a. 
The annual license fee for the licensing of dogs shall be twenty-five ($25.00) dollars for non-spayed or neutered dogs and twenty-two ($22.00) dollars for spayed or neutered dogs. The dog owner shall submit a certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian stating that the dog has been spayed or neutered to receive the reduced license fee.
b. 
The annual license fee for the licensing of cats shall be fifteen ($15.00) dollars for each unneutered cat, and twelve ($12.00) dollars for each neutered cat. The cat owner shall submit a certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian stating that the cat has been neutered to receive the reduced license fee.
c. 
A late registration penalty of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars shall be charged from February 1 until the last day of February, and an additional fee of two ($2.00) dollars per month shall be charged for each calendar month beginning with March that the required license and metal registration tag is not obtained.
d. 
The fee for a license for a potentially dangerous dog authorized pursuant to N.J.S.A. 4:19-31 is hereby established at five hundred ($500.00) dollars which fee is intended to recognize the cost to the municipality of monthly inspections pursuant to N.J.S.A. 4:19-32 and administrative costs related to the enforcement of this section.
[Ord. No. 24-04; Ord. No. 02-09; Ord. No. 22-10]
The fee for a construction permit shall be the sum of the sub-code and/or administrative and miscellaneous fees listed hereafter and shall be paid before the permit is issued.
[Amended 8-14-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
The minimum fee for any building permit other than permits issued by third-party inspectors shall be $60 under any of the categories set forth in this section.
a. 
For new construction the fee shall be $0.038 per cubic foot of volume for all buildings and structures except as follows: For single owner/single tenant occupied large volume buildings of Use Groups F and S, the fee for new construction shall be $0.038 per cubic foot for the first 500,000 cubic feet and $0.021 per cubic foot in excess of 500,000 cubic feet of volume. For the purpose of computing these fees, additions to existing buildings or structures shall be considered new construction.
b. 
For alterations and renovations, the fee shall be $30 per $1,000 of estimated cost of work (minimum $60) for the first $500,000 of estimated cost and $10 per $1,000 of the remaining cost estimated. When estimating costs, the of § 5:23-2.15(a)4 of the New Jersey Administrative Code (N.J.A.C.) shall govern.
1. 
Decks shall be computed at $0.50 per square foot (minimum $60).
c. 
The fee for a permit to install supplemental heating appliances (wood- or coal-burning stoves, fireplaces, etc.) shall be $60 per appliance and shall include the installation of a chimney, flue or vent. If applicable, the fee for such installation shall be computed in addition to any and all fees for new construction or alterations.
d. 
The permit fee to erect miscellaneous and temporary structures as defined in § 5:23-3.14(b)22 of the New Jersey Administrative Code, and structures for which volume cannot be computed, such as open framed masts and towers, shall be as follows:
1. 
Tents in excess of 900 square feet or more than 30 feet in any direction shall be $100;
2. 
Temporary structures accessory to Use Groups R-5 shall be $50 each; accessory to any other use group shall be $150 each;
3. 
The fee to erect communication towers or masts up to 80 feet in height shall be $600 each; between the height of 81 and 120 feet, the fee shall be $1,200 each; and for communication towers or masts higher than 120 feet, the fee shall be $1,800 each.
e. 
Swimming pools, hot tubs, spas and fence permits. The fee for a permit to install swimming pools, hot tubs, and spas shall be as follows: An in-ground pool shall be $150; an aboveground pool shall be $75; a hot tub or spa shall be $50. The fee for a permit to install a public swimming pool shall be $300. A fence permit will be $75.
f. 
The fee for a permit to re-roof and/or re-side (veneer) a structure of Use Group R-5 shall be $75 each. The replacement and/or altering supporting walls or roof framing is subject to additional charges.
g. 
The fee for a permit to re-roof, re-side or veneer existing structures of all use groups except R-5 shall be $175.
h. 
The fee for a permit to demolish a building shall be computed as follows: Buildings of Use Group R-5, $150; miscellaneous and accessory structures incidental to Use Group R-5, $60; buildings and structures of all other use groups, $250.
i. 
The permit fee for the removal of a building or structure from one lot to another or to a new location on the same lot shall be the fee for the new foundation based on volume, computed in accordance with Subsection b, plus the fee based on the estimated cost of the alteration of the building (if any) or structure moved, computed in accordance with Subsection b of this section.
j. 
The fee for a permit to construct a sign shall be $2 per square foot of the surface area of the sign; provided the minimum fee shall be $60. In the case of a double-faced sign, the area of the surface of only one side of the sign shall be used for purposes of the fee computation.
k. 
The fee for a permit to alter an existing structure of Use Group R-5 to accommodate the installation of materials, piping and fixture(s) regulated by the radon hazard sub-code shall be $60.
l. 
The fee for a permit for retaining walls four feet or greater shall be $25 per $1,000 of estimated cost, minimum $60 for use groups other than R-5. Use Group R-5, less than 550 square feet, shall be $75, over 550 square feet, the fee shall be $150.
m. 
There shall be an additional fee of $60 per hour for review of any amendment or change to a plan that has already been approved.
n. 
For the purpose of the fee computation, solar panel systems shall be considered an alteration.
[Amended 8-14-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
a. 
The fee for a permit to install a fixture, piece of equipment or appliance shall be $20 per fixture, piece of equipment or appliance connected to the plumbing system, except a boiler, furnace or water heater as indicated in Subsection c below, with a minimum fee of $50.
b. 
The fee for a permit to install a special device such as a grease trap, oil separator, refrigeration unit, backflow preventer equipped with test ports, dental unit, sewer ejector/grinder pump, domestic water softener or water treatment unit, air conditioner condensate line(s) serving owner-occupied single-family dwelling units shall be $50 for buildings in R-5 use groups and $100 for buildings in all other use groups.
c. 
The fee for a permit to install a boiler, furnace or water heater in buildings of all use groups, except R-5 and individual dwelling units of Use Group R-2, shall be $100. The fee for a permit to install a boiler, furnace or water heater in buildings of Use Group R-5 and individual dwelling units of Use Group R-2 shall be $60.
d. 
The fee for the installation of gas piping for mechanical equipment, fixture and/or appliance shall be as follows: $20 per gas-fired appliance or fixture, minimum $60.
e. 
The fee for a permit to install fuel oil piping and storage systems shall be $150 for all use groups except R-5 and $75 for new buildings of Use Group R-5.
f. 
The fee for a permit to install a water service line, a sewer service line and the fee for a permit to close an on-site sewage disposal system shall be $60 each for buildings of Use Group R-5 and $100 each for buildings of all other use groups.
g. 
The fee for a connection to the potable water supply for the purpose of an irrigation system including a backflow prevention device shall be $60 per connection.
h. 
The fee for subsoil drains shall be $60 for all buildings of Use Group R-5 and $75 for all other use groups. The fee for a permit to install roof drainage systems shall be $50 for all use groups except R-5. No fee shall be charged for roof drainage installed for buildings of Use Group R-5.
i. 
The fee for witnessing mandatory testing of cross connections and backflow preventers shall be $60 per device.
[Amended 8-14-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
100% of state fee or current contract amount
The fees charged under the Electric Subcode shall be the state maximum fees.
[Amended 8-14-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
a. 
For the purpose of computing fees relating to the enforcement of the requirements incorporated in the subcode, fixtures shall include but shall not be limited to sprinklers, special suppression systems, smoke detectors, alarms and miscellaneous devices.
b. 
The fees for permits requiring on-site inspections by the fire protection subcode official shall include the installation of smoke detectors, exit signs/lights, means of egress lighting incidental to the particular use, except supplemental heating appliances and sprinklers. Such fees shall be in addition to all special fees indicated in Subsections d through j as follows:
1. 
New detached single-family dwellings and dwelling units of multifamily residential buildings: $75 each unit.
2. 
Existing detached single-family dwellings and dwelling units of existing multifamily residential buildings: $60 each unit.
3. 
Each nonresidential use and in the case of subdivided buildings or structures, each area or tenant space entitled to receive a certificate of occupancy or approval: $150 each unit.
c. 
The fee for the installation of automatic fire suppression systems for cooking surfaces in commercial kitchens, including exhausts, grease removal devices and hoods shall be $150 for each unit.
d. 
The fee for a permit to install automatic sprinkler systems in buildings or structures of all use groups except in buildings of Use Group R-5 and Use Group R-2 four stories or less in height, shall be computed as follows:
20 or fewer heads
$75
21 to and including 100 heads
$150
101 to and including 200 heads
$230
201 to and including 400 heads
$550
401 to and including 1,000 heads
$700
Over 1,000 heads
$900
The fee for a permit to install sprinkler systems in buildings of Use Group R-5 and in buildings of Use Group R-2 four stories or less in height shall be $75 per dwelling unit. The fee for a permit to install pre-engineered fire suppression systems shall be $100 per system and shall include wet chemical, dry chemical, CO2, foam and halon suppression system.
e. 
The permit fee for installing single- and multiple-station smoke or heat detectors and fire alarm systems, including alarm, supervisory and signaling devices in buildings other than one- or two-family dwellings shall be as follows:
One to 10 detectors and/or devices shall be $60; for each 20 detectors and/or devices in addition to this, the fee shall be $35.
f. 
The fee for a permit to install standpipes shall be $200 for each standpipe.
g. 
The fee for a permit to install, remove or to abandon underground and aboveground storage tanks for flammable and combustible liquids, including the tank and piping shall be as follows:
1. 
Install combustible liquid storage for Use Group R-5: each aboveground tank, 660 gallons in capacity or smaller and each underground tank, 2,000 gallons in capacity or smaller: $60.
2. 
Install combustible liquid storage for all other use groups: each aboveground tank, 660 gallons in capacity or smaller and each underground tank, 2,000 gallons in capacity or smaller: $75.
3. 
Install combustible liquid storage for all use groups: each aboveground tank, larger than 660 gallons and each underground tank, 2,001 gallons in capacity or larger: $100.
4. 
Install flammable liquid storage for all use groups, each aboveground and each underground tank: $125.
5. 
Closure (removal or abandonment) of each combustible liquid storage involving buildings of Use Group R-5:
(a) 
1,000 gal or less: $75.
(b) 
Over 1,000 gal: $150.
6. 
Closure (removal or abandonment) of each combustible or flammable liquid storage tank involving use groups other than R-5.
(a) 
1,000 gal or less: $100.
(b) 
Over 1,000 gal: $200.
h. 
The fee for a permit to install tanks for motor fuel, kerosene, fuel wastes and/or heating oil, fuel-dispensing equipment and piping in connection with the new construction, renovation/alteration of a public garage (service station) facility or site of Use Group S-1 shall be as follows:
50,000 gallons or less aggregate fuel storage capacity
$1,250
50,001 gallons or more aggregate fuel storage capacity
$1,750
Add for each fuel dispensing station
$75
Add for vapor recovery system
$50
i. 
The fee for a permit to install supplemental heating appliances (wood- or coal-burning stoves, masonry or factory-built fireplaces, fireplace inserts, etc.) shall be $60 per appliance and shall include the chimney, flue or vent. This fee shall apply in addition to any and all fees for new construction or alterations.
j. 
Fees for permits to inspect replacements, alterations or conversions involving primary heating appliances in existing buildings shall be as follows: $75 for all use groups, except in buildings of Use Groups R-5, the fee shall be $60. The fee of $60 for the residential uses specified above shall include the installation, alteration or conversion of the fuel storage system and piping serving the particular appliance.
[Amended 8-14-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
a. 
The fee for plan review shall be 20% of the amount to be charged for the construction permit. It shall be applicable to all subcodes and fees listed herein except as noted and shall be paid at the time of application for a permit if required by the construction official. If paid at the time of application for a permit, the amount of this fee shall then be deducted from the amount of the fee due for the construction permits, when the permit is issued. Plan review fees are not refundable.
b. 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy involving new construction, certificate of continued occupancy and certificate of occupancy granted for projects involving a change of use shall be as follows: for each single-family residential building and each dwelling unit of multifamily residential buildings the fee shall be $50; the fee shall be $100 each for all other uses and occupancies. The fee for a TCO shall be $35 for each thirty-day period. There shall be no fee charged for a certificate of approval or certificate of compliance.
c. 
The fee for each construction permit issued for an asbestos hazard abatement project shall be in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-8.9. The fee for a certificate of occupancy following the successful completion of an asbestos hazard abatement project shall be as provided by N.J.A.C. 5:23-8.9.
d. 
The fee to process an application for a variation pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.10 shall be $50 for buildings of Use Group R-5 and accessory structures for single-family residential uses; $350 for all other use groups.
e. 
In the event of a private on-site inspection and plan review agency is designated to carry out the enforcement of one or more of the subcodes in the municipality, for the purpose of computing fees, except miscellaneous and administrative fees, the provisions of N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.18(k) shall apply. Further, the municipality shall be entitled to an administrative surcharge of 15% of the relevant subcode(s) permit fee(s), minimum of $10.
f. 
The charge for certification letters or letters of determination shall be $15.
g. 
The charge for processing of refunds of construction fees shall be 15% of permit fee, minimum $20.
h. 
All fees computed under this subsection, including state training fees, shall be rounded to the nearest dollar amount.
i. 
The fee for a permit for lead hazard abatement work shall be $75. The fee for a lead abatement clearance certificate shall be $30.
j. 
The fee for a mechanical inspection in a Use Group R-5 structure by a mechanical inspector shall be $60 for the first device and $20 for each additional device. No separate fee shall be charged for gas, fuel oil or water piping connections associated with the mechanical equipment inspected.
k. 
Permit extension of six months, 10% of original fee or $60 minimum.
No person shall be charged a construction permit fee, permit surcharge fee or enforcing agency fee for any construction, reconstruction, alteration or improvement designed and undertaken solely to promote accessibility for disabled persons to an existing public or private structure or any of the facilities contained therein. Further, a disabled person, or a parent or a sibling of a disabled person, shall not be required to pay any municipal fee or charge in order to secure a construction permit for any construction, reconstruction, alteration or improvement which promotes accessibility to his own living unit. For the purpose of applying this provision, the definition of a "disabled person" offered in the Uniform Construction Code Act (N.J.S.A. 52:27D-126e) shall govern.
[Ord. #29-04, S1; Ord. #6-06, S1; Ord. #25-06, S1; Ord. #02-09, S1; Ord. #03-09, S2; Ord. #22-10, S1; Ord. No. 10-2016]
There are hereby established the following general licensing fees to be administered by the township clerk:
a. 
Auctions and auctioneers. The fee for an auctioneer's license shall be as follows:
1. 
For the period of six months to one year, five hundred ($500.00) dollars.
2. 
For the period of less than six months but more than one month, two hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars.
3. 
For the period of less than one month, twenty-five ($25.00) dollars plus ten ($10.00) dollars per day of planned operation for each day after the first day.
b. 
Casual sale license. The fee for a casual sale license shall be five ($5.00) dollars for two consecutive days which shall be neither refundable nor returnable.
c. 
Special sales license. The fee for a special sale license shall be a twenty-five ($25.00) dollar application fee plus five ($5.00) dollars per day.
d. 
Self-service laundromat. The fee for a self-service laundromat and launderette shall be fifty-five ($55.00) dollars per establishment, plus fifteen ($15.00) dollars for each separate machine offered for use to the public due annually.
e. 
Dry cleaning establishment. The fee for dry-cleaning establishments shall be one hundred twenty-five ($125.00) dollars per establishment due annually.
f. 
Car washes. The fee for a car wash shall be one hundred sixty-five ($165.00) dollars per establishment due annually.
g. 
Amusement or entertainment machines, machine juke boxes, bowling alleys, pool tables. The following annual license fee shall be:
1. 
When owned by other than owner where the business machine is located ("distributor"):
(a) 
The fee for machine juke boxes shall be one hundred ($100.00) dollars together with a fee of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars for each such machine or device distributed.
(b) 
The fee for amusement or entertainment machines or devices (except pool or billiard tables not operated by the insertion of a coin, slug, token, plate, disc or key and except for all bowling alleys) shall be two hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars for the license together with a fee of fifty ($50.00) dollars for each such machine or device distributed.
(c) 
The fee for pool or billiard table not operated by the insertion of a coin, slug, token, plate, disc or key and all bowling alleys shall be two hundred ($200.00) dollars for the license together with a fee of thirty ($30.00) dollars for each such machine, device, table or alley distributed.
2. 
When owned by the owner of the business where the machine is located ("owner-operated"):
(a) 
The fee for machine juke boxes owned by the owner-operator shall be fifty ($50.00) dollars for the first machine or device and a fee of thirty ($30.00) dollars for each additional machine or device so operated.
(b) 
The fee for amusement or entertainment machines or devices (except pool or billiard tables not operated by the insertion of a coin, slug, token, plate, disc or key and except for all bowling alleys) owned by the owner-operator shall be one hundred ($100.00) dollars for the first machine or device and a fee of fifty ($50.00) dollars for each additional machine or device so operated.
(c) 
The fee for pool or billiard tables not operated by the insertion of a coin, slug, token, plate, disc or key shall be fifty ($50.00) dollars for the first table and twenty-five ($25.00) dollars for each additional table so operated.
(d) 
The fee for bowling alleys shall be forty ($40.00) dollars for each alley so operated.
h. 
Motels and tourist lodges. The annual fee for motels and tourist lodges shall be thirty ($30.00) dollars per housing unit or lodging unit.
i. 
Parades. The fee for a parade permit shall be five ($5.00) dollars.
j. 
Peddlers, solicitors and canvassers. The fee for every applicant for a license or permit or transfer of a license or permit shall be a two hundred ($200.00) dollar base fee for each license or permit plus fifty ($50.00) dollars per day for each day that the applicant requests the license or permit to be effective.
k. 
Taxicabs — Company, vehicles and drivers. The annual fees shall be as follows:
1. 
Company:
(a) 
Twenty-five ($25.00) dollars for license.
2. 
Vehicles:
(a) 
One hundred ($100.00) dollars per vehicle with a capacity of five or less passengers.
(b) 
One hundred fifty ($150.00) dollars per vehicle with a capacity of six or more passengers.
3. 
Drivers:
(a) 
Thirty-five ($35.00) dollars per taxicab driver.
l. 
Limousines — Company, vehicles and drivers. The annual fees shall be as follows:
1. 
Limousine companies operating solely within the township, point to point (intramunicipality) shall be fifty ($50.00) dollars.
2. 
Limousine companies whose business is located within the municipality, but operates both within the boundaries of the municipality and/or outside the boundaries of the municipality, shall be as follows:
(a) 
Company:
(1) 
Twenty-five ($25.00) dollars for license.
(b) 
Vehicles:
(1) 
One hundred ($100.00) dollars per vehicle with a capacity of five or less passengers.
(2) 
One hundred fifty ($150.00) dollars per vehicle with a capacity of six or more passengers.
(c) 
Drivers:
(1) 
Thirty-five ($35.00) dollars per taxicab driver.
m. 
Used motor vehicle and junk dealers. The fee for a used motor vehicle or junk dealers license shall be five hundred ($500.00) dollars per year for each and every separate and distinct license, and the license, when issued, shall not be construed so as to permit operation under the license upon any other location other than that set forth and described in the application for license.
n. 
Theater. The annual fee for a theater license shall be a base fee of two hundred ($200.00) dollars plus fifty ($50.00) dollars for each sub-theater engaged in a separate performance from the others.
o. 
Places of transitory amusements, entertainment, exhibitions and other public performances. The fee for a license shall be the sum of one hundred ($100.00) dollars for the application fee plus fifty ($50.00) dollars per day for each day that the activity licensed shall continue which shall be payable in advance.
p. 
Transient merchants, itinerant merchants and itinerant vendors. The fee for a license for engaging in, carrying on or conducting business as a transient merchant, itinerant merchant or itinerant vendor shall be the sum of two hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars and fifty ($50.00) dollars per day for each day such business shall continue which shall be payable in advance.
q. 
Operation of dealers in used gold, silver, platinum and jewelry. The licensing fee shall be one hundred ($100.00) dollars annually.
r. 
Alarm business license. The application fee for an alarm business license shall be fifteen ($15.00) dollars. The annual license fee shall be seventy-five ($75.00) dollars.
s. 
Towing operators. The following schedule of fees for a towing operator's license is as follows:
1. 
The annual application fee is one hundred ($100.00) dollars.
2. 
The annual license fee is one hundred ($100.00) dollars.
t. 
(Reserved)
u. 
New Jersey State private inspection facilities. The license fee shall be one hundred fifty ($150.00) dollars annually.
v. 
Alcoholic beverage control licenses- The annual fee(s) shall be as follows:
1. 
Plenary Retail Consumption License: two thousand ($2,000.00) dollars.
2. 
Plenary Retail Distribution License: one thousand two hundred ($1,200.00) dollars.
3. 
Club License: one hundred eighty-eight ($188.00) dollars.
4. 
Hotel/Motel Exception License: two thousand ($2,000.00) dollars.
w. 
License fees for kennels and pet shops; exemption for shelter or pound. The annual license fee for a kennel providing accommodation for ten or less dogs shall be ten ($10.00) dollars and for more than ten dogs twenty-five ($25.00) dollars. The annual license fee for a pet shop shall be twenty-five ($25.00) dollars. No fee shall be charged for a shelter or pound.
[Ord. #29-04, S1; Ord. #22-10, S1; Ord. #03-13, S1]
There are hereby established the following fees to be administered by the engineering department:
a. 
The application fee for a Right-of-Way Excavation permit (utility companies, contractors and residents) shall be as follows:
1. 
Driveway Expansion, Sidewalk, Curb or Apron Replacement: $100.00.
2. 
Driveway Resurfacing: $50.00.
3. 
Utility Services: $100.00.
4. 
Utility Main: $200 or 5% bond amount whichever is greater.
b. 
Copies. The fee for copies from the engineering department shall be as follows:
1. 
24" x 36": $5.00.
2. 
36" x 42": $7.00.
3. 
36" wide (over 42" long): $7.00 + $1.50 for each 6" over 42".
c. 
Soil removal and soil relocation fees.
1. 
Application fees.
(a) 
Minor soil application fee: $50.00.
(b) 
Major soil application fee: $250.00.
(c) 
Soil permit modification application fee: $100.00.
2. 
Soil moving fee. Except in circumstances where soil movement is planned to occur exclusively within the confines of the property upon which the soil being moved originates or any property in common ownership and contiguous therewith, a soil moving fee will be charged at the rate of fifteen ($.15) cents per cubic yard of fill or excavation less the soil application fee. If the application for soil moving permit is voluntarily withdrawn, the soil moving fee shall be refunded less the expenses incurred by the township.
3. 
Engineering review and inspection fees. The applicant shall also be responsible for payment of engineering and legal review and inspection fees. Where the application is processed simultaneously with an application for subdivision or site plan approval, escrow fees as set forth in Section 24-7, Planning and Zoning Fees shall be utilized. Where a separate major soil movement permit is sought, an escrow fee of one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars shall be posted with the board clerk at the time of application and shall be supplemented as needed as a condition of approval. Inspection fees shall be established pursuant to Section 24-7, Planning and Zoning Fees.
[Ord. #29-04, S1; Ord. #6-06, S3; Ord. #02-09, S1; Ord. #22-10, S1; Ord. No. 10-2016]
There are hereby established the following fees to be administered by the Health Department:
a. 
Food and drink license.
1. 
Type 1: $80.00.
2. 
Type 2: $200.00.
3. 
Type 3: $400.00.
4. 
Type 4: $250.00.
5. 
Types 3/4: $500.00.
6. 
Surcharges for sq. ft.
a. 
Over 10,000 sq. ft.: 25%.
b. 
Over 20,000 sq. ft.: 50%.
c. 
Over 40,000 sq. ft.: 100%.
7. 
Temporary (14 days or less): $100.00.
8. 
Seasonal (15-60 days): $175.00.
9. 
Reinspection fee of retail food and beverage establishments posted conditional or unsatisfactory - Initial Fee Amount.
10. 
Food Establishment Plan Review Fee: $100.00.
b. 
Septic Permit (Residential).
1. 
Soil Witness (new): $100.00.
2. 
Soil Witness (alt/repair): $50.00.
3. 
Application Review (new): $100.00.
4. 
Application Review (alt/repair): $100.00.
5. 
Permit (alt/repair): $100.00.
6. 
Permit (new): $500.00.
7. 
Permit Renewal: Initial Fee.
c. 
Septic Permit (Commercial).
1. 
Soil Witness (new): $160.00.
2. 
Soil Witness (alt/repair): $160.00.
3. 
Application Review (new): $160.00.
4. 
Application Review (alt/repair): $100.00.
5. 
Permit (new): $500.00.
6. 
Permit (repair): $250.00.
7. 
Permit Renewal: Initial Fee.
d. 
Septic — Other Fees.
1. 
(Reserved)
2. 
Pump fee (per pump): $10.
3. 
Re-inspection fee: $50.
4. 
Operator license renewal: $15.
[Amended 10-9-2018 by Ord. No. 16-18]
5. 
Renewal of expired permit: initial fee.
6. 
Revision review fee: $50.
e. 
Well Permit.
1. 
Permit (new): $200.00.
2. 
Permit (alt/repair): $50.00.
3. 
Reinspection fee: $50.00.
4. 
Basic Well Test Lab fee: $30.00.
f. 
(Reserved)
g. 
Permit to operate a tattoo parlor.
1. 
The fee for an annual permit to operate a tattoo parlor shall be two hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars.
2. 
The fee for a permit to operate a temporary tattoo establishment: (maximum of 10 days) 1-5 days, $150.00; 6-10 days, $300.00.
3. 
Reinspection Fee: $125.00.
h. 
The fee for recreational bathing, swimming pool, hot tub/spa and bathing beach licenses shall be as follows:
1. 
Annual license: $400.00.
2. 
Reinspection fee: $200.00.
i. 
Vital statistic fees. The following fees are hereby established for vital statistic documents:
1. 
Marriage licenses: $28.00.
2. 
Domestic partnership agreement: $28.00.
3. 
Burial permits: $5.00.
4. 
Certified copies (death, marriage, birth, dpa) each - first copy $25 and $2 for each certificate thereafter.
[Amended 8-14-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
j. 
Health programs. The following fees are hereby established for heath programs:
Regular
Senior
1.
Adult blood test (SMAC)
$35.00
$25.00
2.
Female cancer screening
$40.00
$35.00
3.
Male cancer screening (incl. PSA test)
$35.00
$25.00
4.
Flu clinic (based on vaccine availability)
$20.00
$20.00
5.
Skin Cancer
$10.00
6.
Oral Cancer
$10.00
7.
Pneumonia Immunization
$30.00
8.
Hepatitis A Vaccine
$50.00
9.
Hepatitis A & B Vaccine
$130.00
10.
Hepatitis B Vaccine
$90.00
11.
Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine
$390.00
12.
Meningoccal Vaccine
$100.00
13
Pertussis Vaccine
$40.00
14.
Shingle Vaccine
$160.00
Cancer Screening, Chem 23 and Flu immunization fees are waived for active members of the Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad.
The Health Officer is authorized to waive or discount fees for residents providing reasonable evidence of economic hardship.
Application fees and escrow fees for the submission of applications or for the rendering of any services by the planning board or zoning board of adjustment or any of their administrative staffs for the review of an application for development, for inspections or for taking of appeals, are set forth herein. For applications withdrawn after filing, the application fee is nonrefundable and escrow fees shall be refunded only to the extent not drawn upon for professional review and/or inspection prior to the date of withdrawal.
The following are application fees for applications for development as well as interpretations, appeals, concept application, change of use, zoning permit and zone change applications and certificate of approval:
a. 
Minor site plan: One hundred fifty ($150.00) dollars.
b. 
Preliminary major site plan: Five ($5.00) dollars per thousand square feet of lot or part thereof, plus five ($5.00) dollars per hundred square feet of proposed gross building floor area or part thereof, with a minimum of one hundred ($100.00) dollars.
c. 
Final major site plan application: Two ($2.00) dollars per each 1,000 square feet of lot or part thereof, plus two ($2.00) dollars per each 100 square feet of proposed gross building floor area or part thereof, with a minimum of one hundred ($100.00) dollars.
d. 
Amended preliminary or amended final major site plan: Five hundred ($500.00) dollars.
e. 
Minor subdivision: Two hundred ($200.00) dollars plus fifty ($50.00) dollars per lot.
f. 
Preliminary major subdivision: Four hundred ($400.00) dollars minimum, plus fifty ($50.00) dollars additional for each lot shown.
g. 
Final major subdivision: Three hundred ($300.00) dollars minimum, plus fifty ($50.00) dollars for each lot shown.
h. 
Amended preliminary or amended final major subdivision: Five hundred ($500.00) dollars.
i. 
Variance applications:
1. 
Bulk "C" variance involving existing single-family residential: one hundred twenty-five ($125.00) dollars.
2. 
Bulk "C" variance involving new single-family construction: three hundred ($300.00) dollars.
3. 
Bulk "C" variance for multi-family use: three hundred ($300.00) dollars plus fifty ($50.00) dollars per unit.
4. 
Bulk "C" variance for nonresidential use: three hundred ($300.00) dollars.
5. 
Use "D" variance involving existing single-family residential: one hundred fifty ($150.00) dollars.
6. 
Use "D" variance for new single-family construction of not more than two units: three hundred ($300.00) dollars.
7. 
Use "D" variance for multi-family use: five hundred ($500.00) dollars plus fifty ($50.00) dollars per unit.
8. 
Use "D" variance for nonresidential use: three hundred ($300.00) dollars.
j. 
Conditional use application: three hundred ($300.00) dollars.
k. 
Appeals pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70(a): two hundred ($200.00) dollars.
l. 
Interpretation pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70(b): two hundred ($200.00) dollars.
m. 
Pre-application conference or concept plan: two hundred ($200.00) dollars.
n. 
Change of use: one hundred ($100.00) dollars.
o. 
Zoning permit:
1. 
Permits issued prior to the commencement of construction activities: thirty ($30.00) dollars per residential lot and sixty ($60.00) dollars per nonresidential lot.
2. 
Post-construction zoning permits:
Category 1:
Accessory structures including signs $130.00 residential; $160.00 nonresidential
Category 2:
Principal structures including additions, uncovered/covered/enclosed decks/porches, finished basements, attached and detached garages $230.00 residential; $260.00 nonresidential
Category 3:
Change in business ownership, tenancy or use $160.00 nonresidential
Category 4:
Multifamily $230.00 per unit
p. 
Zone change application: two hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars.
q. 
Piers, boat docks and marinas: one hundred ($100.00) dollars.
r. 
Certificate of approval: twenty ($20.00) dollars.
s. 
An application to direct the issuance of a permit to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-34 for a building or structure in the bed of a mapped street or public drainage way, flood control basin or a public area reserved on the official map or general circulation plan element of the Master Plan; or, an appeal seeking direction that a building permit issue pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-36 where the enforcement of N.J.S.A. 40:55D-35 and Section 13-7.806 of these Ordinances will entail practical difficulty or unnecessary hardship or where the circumstances of the case do not require the building or structure to be related to the street — three hundred ($300.00) dollars.
t. 
Extension of planning or zoning board approval: one hundred ($100.00) dollars involving one residential lot and two hundred ($200) dollars for all others.
u. 
Certificate of nonconforming use: one hundred ($100.00) dollars for residential and two hundred ($200.00) dollars for non-residential.
v. 
In addition to any specific application fee, any zoning board of adjustment applications shall also include a one hundred seventy-five ($175.00) dollar application fee or a five hundred ($500.00) dollar fee if engineering or planning review is required.
The following escrow fees shall be collected by the secretary at the time of the filing of the application to be applied for the review of applications. The township council may, in its discretion, waive the following or a portion of the escrow fees if so requested in writing by the applicant. Additionally, the planning board and/or zoning board of adjustment may require additional escrow fees in the event that the review of the application necessitates same.
a. 
Minor site plan: three thousand ($3,000.00) dollars.
b. 
Preliminary major site plan: six thousand ($6,000.00) dollars.
c. 
Final major site plan: two thousand ($2,000.00) dollars.
d. 
Minor subdivision: three thousand ($3,000.00) dollars.
e. 
Preliminary major subdivision: seven thousand ($7,000.00) dollars.
f. 
Final major subdivision: two thousand ($2,000.00) dollars.
g. 
Variance:
1. 
"D" variance N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70(d) nonresidential use: three thousand ($3,000.00) dollars.
2. 
"D" variance multi-family residential: five hundred ($500.00) dollars.
3. 
"D" variance for new single-family residential: five hundred ($500.00) dollars
h. 
Conditional use: one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
i. 
Appeal pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70(a): one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
j. 
Interpretation pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:D-70(b): one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
k. 
Change of use: five hundred ($500.00) dollars.
l. 
Zone change: five thousand ($5,000.00) dollars.
m. 
Amended site plan/subdivision: 50 percent of the original fee paid.
n. 
Piers, boat houses and marinas: one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars for nonresidential applications; two hundred ($200.00) dollars for residential applications.
o. 
Master plan presentation: five hundred ($500.00) dollars.
p. 
Pre-application conference and/or concept plan: five hundred ($500.00) dollars.
q. 
An application to direct the issuance of a permit to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-34 for a building or structure in a bed of a mapped street or public drainage way, flood control basin or public drainage way, or a public area reserved on the official map or general circulation plan element of the master plan; or an appeal seeking direction that a building permit issue pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-36 where the enforcement of N.J.S.A. 40:55D-35 and Section 13-7.806 of these Ordinances will entail practical difficulty or unnecessary hardship or where the circumstances of the case do not require the building or structure to be related to the street: one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
a. 
Special meetings. At the request of the applicant, a special meeting may be held by the planning board or zoning board of adjustment. The fee for special meeting shall be one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
b. 
Lot line revision fee. Prior to the filing of a minor subdivision deed, the recording of a final major subdivision plat, or for filing of a master deed for condominium, the applicant shall submit to the secretary a lot line revision fee in the amount of one hundred ($100.00) dollars per lot to cover the administrative cost of revising the municipal tax maps.
c. 
Inspection fees. Prior to any disturbance on site, the applicant shall be required to deposit monies to be held in escrow by the township against which shall be charged inspection fees. For those developments for which the reasonably anticipated inspection fees are less than ten thousand ($10,000.00) dollars, fees may, at the option of the applicant, be paid in two installments. The initial amount deposited by the applicant shall be 50 percent of the reasonably anticipated inspection fees or five hundred ($500.00) dollars, whichever is greater. When the balance on deposit drops to ten percent of the reasonably anticipated inspection fees because the amount deposited by the applicant has been reduced by the amount paid on account of Township inspection fees, the applicant shall deposit the remaining 50 percent of the anticipated inspection fees. For those developments for which the reasonably anticipated inspection fees are ten thousand ($10,000.00) dollars or greater, fees may, at the option of the applicant, be paid in four installments. The initial amount deposited by applicant shall be 25 percent of the reasonably anticipated inspection fees. When the balance on deposit drops to ten percent of the reasonably anticipated inspection fees because the amount deposited by the applicant has been reduced by the amount paid for inspection fees, the applicant shall make additional deposits of 25 percent of the reasonably anticipated inspection fees. Where a development is approved for construction by stage or stages, the inspection fee escrow hereinabove described shall be limited to the stage or stages of development for which the applicant requests permission to commence construction.
d. 
Documents.
1. 
Land Development Ordinance including maps: $50.00.
2. 
Master Plan Land Use Element: $25.00.
3. 
1998 Re-examination Plan: $25.00.
4. 
Natural Resource Inventory: $35.00.
5. 
Color Open Space Map: $4.00.
e. 
Copies of planning or zoning board agendas-annually: $40.00.
f. 
Tape of meeting-per cassette: $15.00.
[Ord. #29-04, S1; Ord. #6-06, S5; Ord. #24-06, S2; Ord. #25-06, S2; Ord. #22-10, S1; Ord. #03-13, S3; Ord. No. 10-2016; amended 8-14-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
a. 
There are hereby established the following fees:
1. 
Basketball.
(a) 
Boys and girls.
(1) 
Per participant: $85.
(2) 
Additional child: $55.
(3) 
Family maximum: $165.
(b) 
High school.
(1) 
Boys: $105.
(c) 
Basketball Camp.
(1) 
Clinic (K-4): $50.
(2) 
Clinic (5th-9th grade): $50.
2. 
Beach membership.
Resident
Nonresident
Family
$95
$185
Adult
$40
$75
Child
$30
$55
Senior
$0
$0
3. 
Bowling: $10.
4. 
Camp Capra: $125 per participant.
5. 
Cheerleading: $70.
6. 
Cross country: $50.
7. 
Fishing.
Resident
Nonresident
Adult
$25
$45
Child
$15
$25
Senior
$0
$40 (65 years of age or older)
8. 
Football.
(a) 
Per participant: $130.
(b) 
Instructional flag football: $55.
9. 
Lacrosse.
(a) 
Boys.
(1) 
Per participant: $100.
(2) 
Clinic: $100.
(b) 
Girls.
(1) 
Per participant: $90.
(2) 
Clinic: $45 for younger group; $65 older group.
(3) 
High school clinic: $80.
10. 
Day camp.
(a) 
Per participant (one week): $190.
11. 
Pom-Poms.
(a) 
Per participant: $60.
12. 
Softball.
(a) 
Men's softball league: $705 per team.
(b) 
Winter clinic: $45.
13. 
Spring track: $50.
14. 
Sports camps: $15 per participant.
15. 
Street hockey: $75.
16. 
Summer playground.
(a) 
$130 per participant.
(b) 
$380 family maximum.
17. 
Swimming.
(a) 
Swim team.
(1) 
Swim team - one participant: $55.
(2) 
Swim team - two participants: $95.
(3) 
Swim Team - family maximum: $125.
(b) 
Swim lessons.
(1) 
One week: $25.
(2) 
Two weeks: $35.
(3) 
Three weeks: $40.
(c) 
Lifeguard training: $175.
18. 
Junior lifeguard: $55.
19. 
Teen travel summer camp: $230.
20. 
Tennis.
(a) 
Tennis badge.
Resident
Nonresident
Individual adult
$15
$30
Individual child
$5
$10
21. 
Volleyball.
(a) 
Individual: $70.
(b) 
Summer Camp: $55 younger group/$80 older group.
(c) 
Women's: $170.
22. 
Wrestling.
(a) 
Clinic: $45.
(b) 
Team: $80.
(c) 
Camp: $95 younger group/$115 older group.
23. 
Dog Park.
(a) 
Tag to utilize Dog Park (residents only): $20 per year.
(b) 
Tag to utilize Dog Park (nonresidents only): $30 per year.
(c) 
Dog Park passes must be renewed annually and expire on the last day of January of each year. No refund will be made on any Dog Park pass due to the death or removal of the dog before the expiration of the pass.
24. 
Community Garden.
Regular
Senior over 65
Individual Garden lot
$25
$20
25. 
Facility rental/use fees.
[Amended 9-11-2018 by Ord. No. 13-18]
The facility rental/use fees are as follows:
Township of Roxbury Facility Rental/Use Fees
Location
Residents
Nonresidents
Indoor Facilities
Senior Center
$50 per hour
$100 per hour
Teen Center
$15 per hour
$30 per hour
Gym
$50 per hour
$100 per hour
Recreation Meeting Room
$15 per hour
$30 per hour
Recreation Conference Room
$10 per hour
$20 per hour
Outdoor Facilities
Pavilion
$45 per hour
$90 per hour
Band Shell/Fairgrounds
$45 per hour
$90 per hour
Bike/Walking Path
$10 per hour
$20 per hour
Gazebo/Island area
$25 per hour
$50 per hour
Picnic Grove
$25 per hour
$50 per hour
Athletic Field
$50 per hour
$100 per hour
Basketball/Volleyball Courts
$20 per hour
$40 per hour
Extra Services for Outdoor Facilities
Late Night Park
$15 per hour
$30 per hour
Extra Trash Cans/Garbage Removal
$10 per hour
$20 per hour
Extra Portable Toilets
$105 per unit per day
$105 per unit per day
Canopy Rental/table
$25 per hour
$50 per hour
26. 
All recreation fees, with the exception of fees for bowling, community garden, cross country, Dog Park, sports camps, lifeguard training, tennis, and facility rental/use fees include a Recreation Trust Fund fee which had been $10 and is being increased by $5 effective January 1, 2019. All nonexempt recreation fees herein shall be reduced by $5 through December 31, 2018, at which time the full fee set forth herein shall be collected.
[Amended 9-11-2018 by Ord. No. 13-18]
[Ord. #29-04, S1; Ord. #08-05, S1; Ord. #6-06, S2; Ord. #02-09, S1; Ord. #22-10, S1; Ord. No. 10-2016]
a. 
All requests for municipal court discovery shall be submitted through the Township Prosecutor and the following fees shall be paid for said discovery:
1. 
MVR (In-Car Video): $1.25.
2. 
Audio Recordings: $1.25.
3. 
Paper Discovery Letter Size Pages (In Person): $0.05 per page.
4. 
Paper Discovery Legal Size Pages (In Person): $0.07 per page.
5. 
Delivery/postage Fees additional depending upon delivery type.
6. 
For a police accident report, not made in person, there is an additional fee of $5.00 for the first three pages, and $1.00 for each additional page as provided by N.J.S.A. 39:4-131.
7. 
Additional fee for certified copies (without seal): $5.00.
8. 
Delivery/postage fees additional depending upon delivery type.
9. 
$0.25 for the envelope for any discovery sent by mail.
10. 
On any item that cannot be photocopied on the Township copy machine or not otherwise provided for in this schedule, the actual cost incurred in making the copy shall be charged.
11. 
Where the discovery must be obtained from an entity other than the Township (e.g. another police department), the actual costs paid to the other entity shall be charged.
b. 
The fee for a certified court disposition shall be $10.00.
c. 
The fee for representation by the municipal public defender shall be $200.00.
There are hereby established the following fees for services obtained from the tax assessment department:
a. 
The fee for a list of property owners within 200 feet of subject property shall be $10.00 or $0.50 per line item (whichever is more).
b. 
The fee for copies of the following shall be:
1. 
Deeds or other department records: $1.00 per page.
2. 
11" x 17" tax map (small copies): $1.00 per page.
3. 
Full set of tax map 11" x 17": $75.00 plus postage.
4. 
Tax maps on CD ROM: $300.00.
c. 
The fee for the conversion list block/lot (old to new or new to old) shall be:
1. 
Hard copy: $25.00 plus postage.
2. 
Floppy disk: $25.00 per disk.
3. 
Paper copy: $25.00.
There are hereby established the following fees for services obtained from the tax collection department:
a. 
The fee for a duplicate tax sale certificate (for lien holders only) shall be $100.00.
b. 
The fee for searches for municipal liens on properties shall be $10.00.
c. 
The fee for duplicate tax bills shall be $3.00.
d. 
The fee for a redemption calculation statement shall be $50.00 except that any party entitled to redeem a certificate shall be entitled to two redemption calculations within a calendar year at no cost.
[Amended 8-14-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
There are hereby established the following fire prevention fees:
a. 
Permits as per the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code.
1. 
Type 1: $54.
2. 
Type 2: $214.
3. 
Type 3: $427.
4. 
Type 4: $641.
5. 
Type 5: $1,780.
b. 
Fire reports - in-house use fee only: $5.
c. 
Smoke detector/carbon monoxide inspections: $50 (failed inspection fee - $25).
d. 
Sprinkler system certificates: $30 per riser in system.
e. 
Non-life hazard use inspections: $50.
f. 
Special event/incident standby fee: $50 per hour.
g. 
False fire alarm fines:
Residential
All Others
1st
Warning only
Warning only
2nd
$25
$50
3rd
$35
$75
4th
$45
$100
5th
$55
$125
6th
$65
$150
7th
$75
$175
8th
$85
$200
9th
$95
$250
10th
$100
$300
Each thereafter
$125
$500
h. 
Open burning permit (as per Township ordinance): $50.
The following miscellaneous fees are hereby established:
a. 
Special Assessment Search Fee: $10.00.
b. 
OPRA requested copies.(8 1/2 x 11, standard white paper): $.05 per page.
c. 
OPRA requested copies (8 1/2 x 14, standard white paper): $.07 per page.
d. 
Whenever the nature, format, manner of collation, or volume of a record embodied in the form of printed matter to be inspected, examined, or copied pursuant to this section is such that the record cannot be reproduced by ordinary document copying equipment in ordinary business size or involves an extraordinary expenditure of time and effort to accommodate the request, the township shall charge, in addition to the actual cost of duplicating the record, a special service charge that shall be based upon the number of hours actually spent responding to the special request at a rate of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars per hour. The requestor shall be advised in advance of the estimated cost, shall be given an opportunity to review and object to the charge prior to it being incurred, and shall be required to post a deposit to cover the estimated cost.
e. 
Requests requiring mailing shall be charged the cost of postage.
f. 
Returned check penalty fee: $20.00.