[Ord. No. 759-09 § 1; Ord. No. 984-13 § 1; amended 1-28-2015 by Ord. No. 1022-15; 2-8-2017 by Ord. No. 1063-17; 7-11-2018 by Ord. No. 1114-18; 3-11-2020 by Ord. No. 1161-20]
There is hereby established in the City of Wildwood a State Uniform Construction Code enforcing agency to be known as the "Department of Inspections," consisting of a Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Fire Protection Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Electrical Subcode Official and such other subcode officials for such additional subcodes as the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey, shall hereafter adopt as part of the State Uniform Construction Code. The Construction Official shall be the chief administrator of the enforcing agency.
Each official position created in Subsection a hereof shall be filled by a person qualified for such position pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq., as amended, and N.J.A.C. 5:23, provided that, in lieu of any particular subcode official, an on-site inspection agency may be retained by contract pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23. More than one such official position may be held by the same person, provided that such person is qualified pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217 and N.J.A.C. 5:23 to hold each position
The public shall have the right to do business with the enforcing agency at one office location, except for emergencies and unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances. The location of said office shall be located at 4400 New Jersey Avenue, Wildwood, New Jersey, 08260.
[Ord. No. 759-09 § 2; Ord. No. 984-13 § 2; amended 1-28-2015 by Ord. No. 1022-15; 2-8-2017 by Ord. No. 1063-17; 7-11-2018 by Ord. No. 1114-18; 3-11-2020 by Ord. No. 1161-20]
Appeals from decisions of the enforcing agency shall be heard under the rules and regulations established by the Cape May County Construction Board of Appeals.
[Ord. No. 759-09 § 3; Ord. No. 984-13 § 3; amended 1-28-2015 by Ord. No. 1022-15; 2-8-2017 by Ord. No. 1063-17; 7-11-2018 by Ord. No. 1114-18; 3-11-2020 by Ord. No. 1161-20]
All fees to be charged by the Wildwood Construction Office shall be in accordance with the State Uniform Construction Code Act as delineated in N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.20, a copy of which is attached hereto and a part hereof, together with any and all other fees that are established by the New Jersey Administrative Code and are incorporated by reference into N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.20.1.
Any change in fee structure or charges in the Uniform Construction Code, N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.20, shall be deemed to be incorporated herein without the need of resolution, amending ordinance or other authorization, by the City of Wildwood.
The administrative surcharge for private, on-site inspections and plan review agencies pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.18(j) shall be 50% of the appropriate State of New Jersey subcode fee schedule. This surcharge shall apply only to subcode areas for which the municipality has a contract with the on-site agency.
On or before February 10 of each year, the Construction Official, with the advice of the subcode officials and in consultation with the municipal finance officer, shall prepare and submit to the Board of Commissioners a report detailing the receipts and expenditures of the Wildwood Construction Office and indicating his/her recommendations for a fee schedule, based on the operating expense of the Wildwood Construction Office. Such report shall be prepared in accordance with and comply with the standards therefor that are established by and set forth at N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.17(b).