Borough of Manasquan, NJ
Monmouth County
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[1972 Code § 55-1; Ord. No. 1030]
a. 
There is hereby established, in the Borough, a State Uniform Construction Code enforcing agency consisting of a Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Fire Protection 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.
b. 
Each official position created in paragraph a hereof shall be filled by a person qualified for such position pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, 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 such position.
c. 
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.
[1972 Code § 55-2; Ord. No. 1030; Ord. No. 1093; Ord. No. 1183; Ord. No. 1449; Ord. No. 1454; Ord. No. 1473; Ord. No. 1486-89; Ord. No. 1507-90; Ord. No. 1555-91; Ord. No. 1580-92; Ord. No. 1596-93; Ord. No. 1708-96; Ord. No. 1787-99 § 1; Ord. No. 1860-01 § 1; Ord. No. 1911-03 § 1; Ord. No. 2023-08 § 1; Ord. No. 2069-10 § 2); Ord. No. 2180-15]
a. 
Plan Review Fee. The fee for plan review shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees. The minimum fee shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
b. 
Basic Construction Fee. The basic construction fee shall be the sum of the parts computed on the basis of the volume or the cost of construction, the number of plumbing fixtures and pieces of equipment, the number of electric fixtures and devices and the number of sprinklers, standpipes and detectors (smoke and heat) at the unit rates provided herein plus any special fees. The minimum fee for a basic construction permit covering any or all of building, plumbing, electric or fire protection work shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees, except as herein provided.
1. 
Building Volume or Cost. The fees for new construction or alteration are as follows:
(a) 
Fees for new construction shall be based upon the volume of the structure. Volume shall be computed in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.28. The new construction fee shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees. The minimum fee shall be $150.
(b) 
Fees for renovations, alterations, and repairs or site construction associated with premanufactured construction shall be based on the estimate cost of work. The fees shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
(c) 
Fees for additions shall be computed on the same basis as new construction for the added portion. The minimum fee shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
(d) 
Fees for combination renovations and additions shall be computed as the sum of the fees calculated separately in accordance with paragraphs (b) and (c) above. The minimum fee shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
(e) 
The fee for each fireplace shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
2. 
Plumbing Fixtures and Equipment. The fees shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
3. 
Electric Fixtures and Devices. The fees shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
4. 
Fire protection and other hazardous equipment: Sprinklers, standpipes, detectors (smoke and heat), pre-engineered suppression systems, gas and oil fired appliances not connected to the plumbing system, kitchen exhaust systems and flues. The fees shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
c. 
Elevators. The fee for a permit to install an elevator shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees, plus the costs charged by the Elevator Safety Unit of the State of New Jersey.
d. 
Certificates and Other Permits. The fees shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
e. 
Periodic Inspections. Fees for the periodic reinspection of equipment and facilities granted a certificate of approval for a specified duration in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.23 shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
f. 
The fee to reinstate a lapsed construction permit shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
g. 
In order to provide for training, certification and technical support programs required by the Uniform Construction Code Act and the Regulations, the enforcing agency shall collect the fees as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
h. 
All fees shall be rounded to the next dollar.
i. 
All fees collected pursuant to this chapter shall be promptly remitted to the Municipal Treasurer.
[1]
Editor's Note: See subsection 2-65.7 for fee exemptions for certain members of the volunteer fire companies and first aid squad.
[Ord. No. 1804-99 §§ 1, 2]
a. 
Construction permits issued pursuant to Section 14-1 State Uniform Construction Code Enforcing Agency of the Code of the Borough of Manasquan shall be prominently displayed on the street side of a structure or appurtenance to any structure so that the construction permit is plainly visible on the street adjacent to the property on which the construction is taking place.
b. 
The construction permit shall be displayed prior to the commencement of construction and shall be displayed until a certificate of occupancy or continued certificate of occupancy is issued by the Construction Code Official.
[Ord. No. 1764-98 § 1; Ord. No. 2057-09 § 11]
a. 
Application to Zoning Officer Prior to the Issuance of a Construction Permit.
1. 
An application shall be made to the Zoning Officer prior to the issuance of a construction permit for construction of a new building or structure or any addition, expansion or alteration, including the installation of a heating system, to an existing building or structure.
2. 
If the Zoning Officer determines that the application complies with the provisions of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the Municipal Code and other applicable laws, the Zoning Officer shall issue a zoning permit to the applicant. The applicant may then request that the Construction Official issue a construction permit.
3. 
If the Zoning Officer determines that the application does not conform with the provisions of Chapter 35, Zoning, or other applicable laws, the Zoning Officer shall issue a written denial of the application and inform the applicant of the procedure to apply to the Planning Board for relief of the provisions of Chapter 35, Zoning.
b. 
Plot Plan. A plot plan shall be submitted to the Zoning Officer prior to the commencement of construction of a new building or structure or construction of an addition to an existing building or structure. The plot plan shall show all existing and proposed buildings and structures on the property, and flood elevations levels. After a written determination is made by the Zoning Officer that the new building or structure or existing building or structure and proposed addition conforms with applicable zoning requirements, the Zoning Officer shall issue a zoning permit to the applicant. The applicant may then request the Construction Official issue a construction permit. The applicant must also submit an affidavit certifying that the plot plan/survey or sketch is accurate.
c. 
Grading Plan. A grading plan prepared by a licensed engineer shall be submitted for the construction of any new building or structure or construction of an addition having a foundation area in excess of 500 square feet to an existing building or structure. The plan must demonstrate that surface water does not spill onto neighboring properties and that the proposed grade elevation will not negatively impact neighboring properties. The grading plan shall be subject to the review and approval of the Construction Official and Municipal Engineer.
d. 
Foundation Location Survey. A foundation location survey prepared by a licensed land surveyor shall be submitted to the Zoning Officer prior to the commencement of any above grade level construction of a new building or structure or construction of an addition having a foundation area in excess of 500 square feet to an existing building or structure. After a determination is made by the Zoning Officer that the new building or structure or an addition to an existing building or structure conforms with applicable zoning requirements, the applicant may continue construction of all elements above the foundation of the building or structure.
e. 
As-Built Survey. An "as-built" survey shall be submitted with an application for the issuance of a certificate of occupancy for new construction of any building or structure or construction of an addition having a foundation area in excess of 500 square feet to an existing building or structure. The "as-built" survey shall be prepared and certified by a licensed land surveyor and shall show the location of all buildings and structures and the existing finished surface elevations at all lot corners, house corners and all other locations necessary to show conformity with the grading plan.
[1972 Code § 53-1]
It shall be the duty of the Construction Official to make report in writing to the Borough Council, of any and all buildings, walls or structures in the Borough that are or may become unsafe and dangerous to life or health or which may tend to extend a conflagration, and if the buildings, walls or structures can be so repaired, strengthened, altered or fireproofed as to remove the danger, the Construction Official may include in his report a specification of such repairs or alterations.
[1972 Code § 5-3.2]
Upon the Fire Inspector making a report that any building, wall or structure in the Borough is of such a character or situation as might tend to extend a conflagration, the matter shall be referred to the Construction Official for his examination and report to the Borough Council.
[1972 Code § 53-3]
Upon the filing of a report by the Construction Official or by any other person that a building, wall or structure in the Borough is unsafe and dangerous to life or health or that the same may tend to extend a conflagration, the Borough Council shall hold a hearing to determine whether such building, wall or structure is dangerous to life or health or whether the same might tend to extend a conflagration, and shall cause notice in writing of the time and place of the hearing to be served upon the owner or owners of such building, wall or structure, in the manner hereinafter set forth. Such notice shall be served at least 10 days prior to the day fixed for such hearing, shall contain the statement that at such hearing the Borough Council shall inquire into and determine whether the building, wall or structure therein described is or may become dangerous to life or health or might tend to extend a conflagration, and also the statement that in case it shall be determined to be necessary to remove or destroy such building, wall or structure, an inquiry and determination will be made as to the manner such removal or destruction is to be carried out, and shall contain a description of the property affected, sufficiently definite in terms to identify the same.
[1972 Code § 53-4]
If the Borough Council shall determine after the termination of such hearing, that such building, wall or structure is or may become dangerous to life or health or is of such character as might tend to extend a conflagration, the Borough Council shall also determine the manner in which the removal or destruction of the building, wall or structure shall be carried out, and shall cause notice in writing to be served upon the owner or owners of such building, wall or structure of such determination and shall thereby also give notice that unless such building, wall or structure is removed or destroyed within 30 days after the service of such notice, the Borough will proceed with such removal or destruction or cause the same to be proceeded with, and that the cost thereof shall be assessed as a municipal lien against the premises.
[1972 Code § 53-5]
The notices mentioned in this chapter may be served upon the owner or owners resident in the Borough, in person or by leaving the same at their usual place of residence with a member of their family above the age of 14 years; in case any such owner shall not reside in the Borough, notice may be served upon such owner personally or mailed to such owner's last known post office address, or it may be served upon the occupant of the property or upon the agent of the owner in charge thereof; in case the owner of any such property is unknown or service cannot for any reason be made as above directed, notice thereof shall be published at least once not less than 30 days before the proposed removal or destruction, in a newspaper circulating in the Borough; there may be inserted in the advertisement notice to the owner or owners of several different parcels of land. Notice to infant owners, or owner or owners of unsound mind, shall be served upon their guardians. Where lands are held in trust, service shall be made upon the trustee. Where lands are held by two or more joint tenants, tenants in common or tenants by the entirety, service upon one of such owners shall be sufficient and shall be deemed and taken as notice to all.
[1972 Code § 53-6]
Proof of service of notice shall be filed within 10 days thereafter with the officer having charge of the record of tax liens in the Borough, but failure to file the same shall not invalidate the proceedings if service has actually been made as herein provided.
[1972 Code § 53-7]
When any such removal or destruction shall have been undertaken and completed by the Borough, an accurate account of the cost and expense thereof shall be kept, and a true statement under oath or affirmation shall be filed by the Construction Official, who shall be in charge of such removal or destruction, with the Municipal Clerk. The Borough Council shall examine the same and, if the same is properly made, shall confirm it and file such report with the Municipal Clerk who shall record the same in a book to be kept for that purpose.
[1972 Code § 53-8]
The cost of such repairs, alterations, fireproofing, removal or destruction shall be assessed as a municipal lien against the premises. The assessment shall be made upon notice by the same officer or officers who are authorized by law to make assessments, and in the same manner as assessments for improvements are now made. After the costs shall be assessed according to law, the amount thereof shall be a municipal lien against the premises.
[1972 Code § 53-9]
All work in connection with the repairing, altering, fireproofing, removing or destroying of any building, wall or structure pursuant to the terms of this chapter shall be in the charge of the Construction Official, with the approval and authorization of the Borough Council.
[1972 Code § 53-10]
The Construction Official may determine that a building is unfit for human habitation or occupancy or use if he finds that conditions exist in such building which are dangerous or injurious to the health or safety of the occupants of such building, the occupants of neighboring buildings or other residents of the Borough. Such conditions may include the following (without limiting the generality of the foregoing): defects therein increasing the hazards of fire, accident or other calamities; lack of adequate ventilation, light or sanitary facilities; dilapidation; disrepair, structural defects; uncleanliness; bad conditions of its walls; overload of floors.
[1972 Code § 53-11]
If there shall be, in the opinion of the Construction Official, actual and immediate danger of falling of a building or structure or part thereof so as to endanger public safety, life or property, he shall cause the necessary work to be done to render the building or structure or any part thereof temporarily safe, whether the procedure prescribed by this section for unsafe buildings and structures has been instituted or not. Such work shall be done at the owner's expense, and the amount thereof shall become a lien upon the property affected.
[1972 Code § 54-1]
a. 
No building or structure shall be moved from one location to another into or out of the Borough from any place beyond the limits of the Borough without first obtaining a permit.
b. 
Moving Buildings.
1. 
Any person, partnership or corporation desiring to move an existing building or structure from one location to another in the Borough shall file a complete set of plans in detail showing the nature and manner of the construction in the building as it presently exists. The plans of the building must disclose that the building meets all of the ordinances controlling the construction and erection of buildings in the Borough and that the use to which the building will be put complies with the Zoning Ordinances of the Borough, and until the building complies with all the Building Ordinances of the Borough, no permit shall issue for the moving of the building.
2. 
All applications for moving permits, together with the plans, shall forthwith be submitted to the Mayor and Borough Council for final approval of the moving permit.
3. 
All moving permits shall be limited to a period of one month, after which date the permit shall expire.
[1972 Code § 54-2]
The chapter shall be enforced as hereinafter provided and by the Construction Official.
[Ord. No. 2134-13]
a. 
In addition to the requirements set forth in subsection 14-3.1, any person, partnership or corporation seeking to temporarily move an existing building or structure onto Borough property for the purpose of raising and/or altering the building or structure shall submit an application to the Mayor and Council satisfying the following requirements in order to receive a permit:
1. 
The start and end date for construction and relocation of any structure must be specified;
2. 
The applicant must post a bond with the Borough in an amount to be determined by the Borough Engineer in an amount no less than $20,000;
3. 
The applicant must provide an insurance certificate naming the Borough of Manasquan as an additional insured;
4. 
The applicant must provide a list of all vehicles and the weight of each vehicle that will be used on Borough property;
5. 
All structures must be removed from Borough property no later than April 31st of each year this provision is in effect;
6. 
No vehicle may be parked on the Beach Emergency Access Way at any time;
7. 
The applicant must submit a "hold harmless" agreement to the Borough for review by the Borough Attorney and must be executed prior to commencement of work;
8. 
All use of the Beach Emergency Access Way must cease no later than May 22nd of each year this provision is in effect;
9. 
The structure must be secured with a fence which shall be no less than six feet in height.
10. 
The applicant must complete and submit to the Municipal Clerk the "Application to Use the Beach Emergency Access."
b. 
The temporary relocation of buildings and structures onto Borough property shall only be permitted between October 15th and April 30th and shall no longer be permitted under any circumstances after December 31, 2014 unless further legislative action is taken to extend the provisions of this Section.
c. 
Any person, partnership or corporation who fails to obtain a permit before relocating any building or structure onto Borough property will be subject to a fine of $500 per day that the building or structure remains on Borough property.
[1972 Code § 83-1]
As used in this section:
ROOMING HOUSE
Shall mean any building, including hotels and motels, to be used for housing purposes in which any person or persons are roomed or lodged for consideration.
[1972 Code § 83-2]
No person, firm or corporation shall engage in the business of conducting, operating or maintaining a rooming house, as herein defined, unless the person, firm or corporation shall have first secured a license to engage in said business.
[1972 Code § 83-3]
a. 
Applications for original licenses shall be made in writing, to the Code Enforcement Department and shall set forth the following information:
1. 
Full name and address of proprietor or operator of such rooming house and the name of the owner of the premises whereon such rooming house is situate.
2. 
Location of the premises to be licensed.
3. 
The portions of the building intended to be used as a rooming house.
4. 
Number and location of bedrooms of rooming house.
5. 
Square foot floor area and cubic foot content of each room.
6. 
Statement showing that sanitary facilities are available to, in and upon the premises to be licensed.
7. 
Such other information as the Mayor and Council shall require on applications, to be adopted by resolution from time to time.
b. 
Applications for renewals of existing licenses need state only that no changes have been made in the premises or operating thereof as originally licensed.
[1972 Code § 83-4; Ord. No. 987; New; Ord. No. 2069-10 § 3; Ord. No. 2180-15]
The annual fee for the license to engage in the business of conducting, operating or maintaining a rooming house shall be the sum of the fees stated in Chapter 16, Fees, for each room used for sleeping purposes. The license shall be for the calendar year or fraction thereof and shall terminate on December 31 of the year issuance.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See subsection 2-65.8 for fee exemptions for certain members of the volunteer fire companies and first aid squad.
[New]
Inspections shall be made pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 55:13A-1 et seq. or N.J.S.A. 55:13B-1 et seq.
[1972 Code § 83-6]
a. 
Any application for a license to operate or maintain a rooming house, including applications for renewals of existing licenses, shall be referred to the Inspector, and the Inspector shall make an inspection of the premises to be licensed in which the business is to be conducted to ascertain if the building thereon is suitable for said purpose and if the building complies with the provisions of this section and any and all ordinances and regulations of the Borough and with the laws of the State of New Jersey. The Inspector shall report in writing the result of his examination, and if the report of the Inspector discloses that the premises for which the license is sought complies with the provisions of this section and with all other ordinances and regulations of the Borough and with the laws of the State of New Jersey, the Code Enforcement Department shall issue a license to operate and maintain the business of a rooming house in these premises.
b. 
If the Inspector shall determine upon inspection of premises which the license is applied for that the building thereon does not comply with this section and with all other ordinances and regulations of the Borough and with the laws of the State of New Jersey, then and in that event no license shall be granted to conduct such business.
c. 
Nothing herein contained shall prevent the Chief of Police or the Fire Inspector, Board of Health, Construction Official from inspecting or investigating the premises to determine whether or not the ordinances and regulations of the Borough and State are being complied with by the applicant.
[1972 Code § 83-7]
No room in any licensed premises shall be used or occupied by more than four persons. No room shall be used as a sleeping room which does not open to the outside of the building on street or alley side or to a yard or court, and each sleeping room shall have at least one door and one escape window which shall be not less than eight square feet in area.
[1972 Code § 83-8]
No kitchen, garage, lobby, hallway, barn or porch, other than a sleeping porch above the first floor, shall be used or occupied as a sleeping room.
[1972 Code § 83-9]
Every licensed premises providing accommodation for rooming or lodging purposes shall comply with the State Uniform Fire Safety Act.
[1972 Code § 83-10]
Every rooming house shall keep a register setting forth the following information:
a. 
Date of arrival.
b. 
Name and address of all persons occupying premises.
c. 
Number of room to be occupied.
d. 
Checkout date.
e. 
Car license number.
[1972 Code § 83-11]
It shall be unlawful for the lessee, proprietor or operator of any rooming house other than a hotel or motel as defined in N.J.S.A. 55:13A-3, to let, underlet, rent or permit any licensed premises or any part thereof for the purpose of being occupied by any person or persons with the privilege of installing in any room which is occupied or intended, arranged or designed to be occupied as a sleeping room any gas, electric range or stove or any other apparatus or appliance to be used for the purpose of cooking, storing or preparing food.
[1972 Code § 83-12]
It shall be unlawful for the lessee or occupant of any rooming house, other than a hotel or motel, as defined in N.J.S.A. 13A-3, to store foodstuffs or to cook or otherwise prepare food in any room in a licensed premises, which room or rooms are occupied or intended, arranged or designed to be occupied as a sleeping room or rooms.
[1972 Code § 83-13]
The license required by this section, together with a copy of this section, which shall be furnished by the Borough, shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the lobby or main entrance hall of every licensed premises.
[1972 Code § 83-14]
a. 
Every licensed premises in the Borough providing housing accommodations on or above the third floor thereof shall be provided in each room above the second floor with some means of escape in the event of fire other than the usual single stairway leading to such accommodations. Other means of escape shall be one of the following:
1. 
A regulation metal fire escape leading directly to the ground.
2. 
A fireproof chain ladder long enough to reach the ground, bolted through the entire wall below the sill.
3. 
A metal ladder attached to outside of building at windowsill height, to reach to the first floor roof.
b. 
Portable fire extinguishers shall be available on every floor at suitable locations. Such extinguishers shall bear the approval of the National Board of Fire Underwriters or the Underwriters' Laboratories.
[1972 Code § 83-15]
Any license granted under the provisions of this section may be revoked or suspended by the Mayor and Council in the event that any of the provisions of this section or any other ordinances of the Borough or any law of the State of New Jersey are violated by the licensee or in the event any licensee suffers any of the above referred to ordinances, regulations or laws to be violated on the licensed premises.
[1972 Code § 92-1]
All lands abutting on any public street shall be numbered on a basis of one number for each 25 feet of street frontage.
[1972 Code § 92-2]
The numbering on every public street running easterly and westerly shall begin at the dividing line between the Township of Wall and the Borough of Manasquan, or at the westerly terminus of such street. The northerly side of every such street shall be numbered with even numbers and the southerly side thereof with odd numbers.
[1972 Code § 92-3]
The numbering on every public street running northerly and southerly to or across Main Street shall begin at Main Street, and the easterly side of every such street shall be numbered with even numbers and the westerly side thereof with odd numbers. The section of every such street crossing Main Street lying to the north thereof shall be designated by the name of such street preceded by the word "North," and the section of such street crossing Main Street lying to the south of Main Street shall be designated by the name of such street preceded by the word "South."
[1972 Code § 92-4]
The numbering on every public street running northerly and southerly and not extending to or across Main Street shall begin at the southerly terminus of such street if it lies north of Main Street, and at the northerly terminus of such street if it lies south of Main Street. The easterly side of every such street shall be numbered with even numbers and the westerly side thereof shall be numbered with odd numbers.
[1972 Code § 92-5]
The owner of every building fronting on any street shall at all times conspicuously display on the front thereof a street number, determined in accordance with the provisions of this section, of such size as may be plainly visible from the street.
[1972 Code § 92-6]
The Borough Tax Assessor shall furnish to any persons applying therefor the correct number or numbers of any lands.
[1972 Code § 96-1]
As used in this section:
PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL
Shall mean artificially constructed swimming pools or tanks, plastic or otherwise, established or maintained upon any premises by an individual for his own or his family's use or the use of guests of his household, that are one 100 square feet in area or more.
PUBLIC OR PRIVATE CLUB SWIMMING POOL
Shall mean either outdoor or indoor pools which are artificially constructed to provide recreation facilities for swimming, bathing or wading. It shall not include private swimming or wading pools, as hereinabove defined, or bathing facilities installed as an integral part of a dwelling.
[1972 Code § 96-2; Ord. No. 1046; Ord. No. 2180-15]
No swimming pool shall be constructed within the Borough unless the owner or the person in possession of the lands on which the swimming pool is to be constructed shall first obtain from the Construction Official, prior to the commencement of construction, a construction permit therefor.
a. 
The application for approval must be submitted in writing to the Construction Official, together with a plan, and must be accompanied by a filing fee as stated in Chapter 16, Fees, of pool capacity.
b. 
The plan submitted with each application must contain the following:
1. 
Size of the pool.
2. 
Position of the pool showing clearly and accurately its relation to property lines and building lines.
3. 
The material to be used in construction.
4. 
Plumbing features.
5. 
Safety features (for the public pools, lifeguards, etc.).
6. 
Type of pool (general public, club or private).
7. 
Waste disposal facilities.
8. 
Pool water treatment facilities and capacities.
9. 
Specifications showing all detailed plans.
c. 
The Construction Official, upon receipt of a proper application and after examination thereof and inspection of the proposed location, if satisfied that all requirements under this section will be satisfactorily met, shall issue a construction permit for such pool.
[1]
Editor's Note: See subsection 2-65.8 for fee exemptions for certain members of the volunteer fire companies and first aid squad.
[1972 Code § 96-4]
All materials used in the construction of a swimming pool shall be waterproof and easily cleaned.
[1972 Code § 96-5]
a. 
There shall be no physical connection between a potable public or private water supply system and pool at a point below the maximum flow line of the pool or to a recirculating or heating system of the pool unless such physical connection is so installed and operated that no pool water can be discharged or siphoned into potable water supply system.
b. 
Every swimming pool shall have a complete recirculating purifying system which shall have a capacity for recirculating the pool content within 24 hours.
c. 
Physical, chemical and bacterial qualities of water shall comply at all times with the latest recommendations made by the American Public Health Association and by the New Jersey State Department of Health.
d. 
The construction, maintenance and operation of all public or private club pools shall be in accordance with Sections III to XV inclusive of the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1955), and the sections are hereby adopted, a copy of the sections being annexed hereto and made a part hereof without inclusion of the text thereof. Three copies of the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1955) have been placed on file in the Office of the Municipal Clerk upon the introduction of this section and will remain on file in the office for use and examination of the public.
e. 
The disposal or discharge of water from any swimming pool shall be accomplished without causing health hazard and/or nuisance.
[1972 Code § 96-6]
a. 
Every swimming pool shall be enclosed by a substantial fence or wall or an enclosure comparable to such fence or wall of not less than four feet in height and so constructed as to prevent, within reason, any person from gaining access through or beneath the fence, wall or enclosure and shall have a similarly substantial gate or gates of the same height which must be bolted at its maximum height when the swimming pool is not in use. The dwelling house or accessory building may be used as part of the enclosure.
b. 
All swimming pools must have at least one staircase or rigid ladder to permit easy exit from the pool.
c. 
No aluminum paint shall be used in or around any swimming pool.
[1972 Code § 96-7; Ord. No. 1046]
a. 
All areas surrounding a swimming pool shall be made and kept neat and attractive so as to be in conformity with surrounding property. No rubbish, debris or litter shall be permitted to remain or accumulate in or about the pool.
b. 
Lights used to illuminate a swimming pool shall be so arranged and shaded as to reflect light away from any and all adjoining premises. All electrical wiring, fixtures and apparatus used in connection with the pool and whether above or below grade shall be properly insulated and enclosed in waterproof conduits or compartments.
c. 
Each swimming pool shall be maintained and operated so it does not cause noise, nuisance or annoyance to neighboring property owners or citizens and residents of the Borough.
d. 
An owner or person in possession of a swimming pool shall allow the Health Inspector or Construction Official and other authorized Borough officials access to the premises to inspect the pool and appurtenances and to ascertain compliance with this section at any time it may be deemed necessary and/or required.
e. 
All public or private club swimming pools existing at the time of the passage of this section shall be made to conform to the provisions of this section within 30 days of the adoption and approval thereof.
f. 
All private swimming pools existing at the time of the passage of this section shall be made to conform to the provisions of this section within 60 days of the adoption and approval thereof.
[1972 Code § 96-8; Ord. No. 2069-10 § 4; Ord. No. 2180-15]
No license fees shall be paid for private swimming pools. An owner or person in possession of a public or private club swimming pool shall pay a license fee as stated in Chapter 16, Fees annually, which license shall expire on December 31 of each year, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted, together with the required fee, prior to May 1 of each year.
[1972 Code § 80C-1]
No person, firm or corporation shall convey, grant or otherwise transfer title to real property with a residential, business or commercial structure or improvement thereon or permit the same to be sold without first obtaining a real property transfer permit; nor shall any person, firm or corporation purchasing real property with a residential, business or commercial structure or improvement thereon purchase or occupy the real property without first securing a real property transfer permit from the Code Enforcement Official. This provision shall not apply to a newly constructed structure for which a certificate of occupancy is issued under the Uniform Construction Code.
[1972 Code § 80C-2; New; Ord. No. 1930-04 § 1; Ord. No. 1980-06 § 2]
a. 
A real property transfer permit shall be issued to the applicant upon a determination being made that the structure or improvement is fit for human habitation or occupancy according to ordinances adopted by the Borough and standards of Chapter 13, Property Maintenance Code. Further, the Code Enforcement Official shall ascertain that the following facilities are provided:
1. 
In the case of a residential structure, adequate toilet and bathing facilities shall be provided within the structure.
2. 
In the case of a business or commercial structure, adequate toilet facilities shall be provided within the structure.
3. 
In the case of a residential structure, fireproofing shall be provided for any door leading between the dwelling unit and the garage.
4. 
In the case of a residential unit adjoining a garage or located above a garage, the garage shall be adequately protected with 1/2 inch of Fire Code sheetrock where the existing garage is sheetrocked or 5/8 inch of Fire Code sheetrock in a garage which currently does not contain sheetrock.
5. 
No fire hazards shall exist in the structure.
6. 
No electrical hazards shall exist in the structure.
7. 
Smoke detectors capable of sensing visible and invisible particles of combustion shall be required on each floor and the basement area in all principal structures on a lot. The smoke detectors shall be approved, listed and labeled by Underwriter's Laboratories, Inc., and shall be installed in a manner and location consistent with the requirements of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code and approved by the Municipal Fire Subcode Official. The smoke detector shall provide an alarm suitable to warn the occupant of the structure when actuated by the presence of smoke therein. Smoke detectors shall be installed as required by the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:27D-198.1.
Carbon monoxide detectors shall be required in all principal structures which contain fuel-burning appliances or have an attached garage. Standard NFPA-720 requires only one detector per sleeping area. Carbon monoxide detectors shall be approved, listed and labeled by Underwriter's Laboratories, Inc. and shall be installed in a manner and location consistent with the requirements of the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code. The carbon monoxide detector shall provide an alarm suitable to warn the occupant of the structure when actuated by the presence of carbon monoxide therein. Carbon monoxide detectors shall be installed as required by the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:27D-133.3.
Portable fire extinguishers shall be installed in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:27D-198.1.
8. 
Sidewalks, driveway aprons and curbs shall be in good repair and in a safe condition.
b. 
The report of the Code Enforcement Official shall include the following information:
1. 
The number of water meters and remote reading devices monitoring the water supply to the structure.
2. 
The number of individual residential, business or commercial units on the property.
3. 
The existence of any sump pump and the place where water is discharged from the pump.
4. 
The number of kitchen or kitchen facilities contained in the structure.
5. 
Any physical barriers, walls or doorways that could be used for the separation of a unit or units into additional dwelling units.
[1972 Code § 80C-3; New]
a. 
An application for a Real Property Transfer Permit shall be made, in writing, to the Code Enforcement Official and shall contain the following information:
1. 
The names, addresses and phone numbers of the owner of the property.
2. 
A description of the property and the residential, business or commercial structures being sold.
3. 
The name, address and phone number of any person, firm or corporation, if any, appointed by the owner as a representative with respect to the sale.
4. 
The name, address and phone numbers of the proposed purchaser of the property.
5. 
In the case of a residential structure, the number of persons who shall occupy the dwelling unit if the sale is consummated.
6. 
The total sales price of the real estate, exclusive of any sum paid for personal property which may be included in the sale.
7. 
The consent of the owner to any necessary inspection of the premises being made by the Code Enforcement Official or any other agent of the municipality required to fulfill the intent and purpose of this chapter.
b. 
The transfer permit application shall be in the form of an affidavit to insure the accuracy of the information supplied by the applicant.
[1972 Code § 80C-4; Ord. No. 1930-04 § 2; Ord. No. 2063-10 § 5; Ord. No. 2180-15]
The application fee for a real property transfer permit shall be paid at the time the application is filed and shall not be refundable. A separate fee shall be paid for each residential, business or commercial unit on the real property. The fees shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
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Editor's Note: See subsection 2-65.8 for fee exemptions for certain members of the volunteer fire companies and first aid squad.
[1972 Code § 80C-5]
a. 
Within 10 days of the receipt of a complete application, application fee and the Code Enforcement Official being able to schedule an inspection or reinspection of the property, a real property transfer permit or a denial of the request for a permit shall be issued. In the event of a denial, the Code Enforcement Official shall list, in writing, the reasons for the denial.
b. 
The Code Enforcement Official shall have the discretion to issue a temporary real property transfer permit for a period not to exceed 90 days if the structure substantially complies with the criteria established in this section. In such event, the temporary permit shall be conditioned upon the completion of work within a time period established by the Code Enforcement Official. A temporary permit shall be void if all necessary items are not completed within the required time period. The failure to comply with the conditions contained in a temporary permit within the required time period shall require the structure to be vacated. Continued occupancy of a structure once required to be vacated shall be a violation of this section.
[1972 Code § 80C-6]
Any real estate broker or salesperson who negotiates the sale of any real property with a residential, business or commercial structure or improvement thereon shall, within 10 days of the execution of an agreement of sale, notify the seller and buyer, in writing, of the necessity of obtaining a real property transfer permit pursuant to this section.
[1972 Code § 80A-1: Ord. No. 1388]
No person, firm or corporation shall engage in the business of contracting and rendering plumbing services within the Borough unless such person, firm or corporation is licensed pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 45:14C-1 et seq.
[Ord. No. 1710-96 § 1; Ord. No. 1922-04 § 1; Ord. No. 1996-07 § 2; Ord. No. 2069-10 § 5; Ord. No. 2180-15; Ord. No. 2234-2017]
a. 
No Construction Permit shall be issued until a Zoning Permit has been issued.
b. 
No building or structure shall be erected, expanded or structurally altered until a permit therefor has been issued by the Construction Official. Applications for a Construction Permit shall be made in accordance with the requirements of the New Jersey State Uniform Construction Code.
c. 
No building or structure shall be occupied until a Certificate of Occupancy is issued by the Construction Official and Zoning Officer.
d. 
No person shall erect, alter, modify or expand a sign until a permit has been issued by the Zoning Officer; provided however, no permit shall be required for exempt signs or for conforming modifications of the graphic content of the sign.
e. 
A Zoning Permit shall be secured from the Zoning Officer prior to:
1. 
Application for or issuance of a Construction Permit, except for minor work or ordinary repairs as defined in the Uniform Construction Code;
2. 
Construction, alteration, repair, remodeling or conversion of any building or structure;
3. 
Construction of a new sign and expanding or relocating an existing sign;
4. 
Construction of a new fence or relocating an existing fence;
5. 
Construction of any site improvement either above or below ground;
6. 
Issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy where a Construction Permit was not previously required.
f. 
Application for a Zoning Permit shall be made in writing by the property owner or his authorized agent on a form prepared by the Zoning Officer and shall include the following:
1. 
A statement of the use or the intended use of the building, structure or land;
2. 
An elevation drawn to scale of the building or structure to be constructed including the proposed location of signs and their content and manner of construction;
3. 
A plan to scale showing all proposed or existing buildings, signs, parking areas, setbacks and front, side and rear yard setback distances in exact relation to the street and lot lines;
4. 
The percentage of existing and proposed lot coverage;
5. 
The percentage of existing and proposed impervious surfaces; and
6. 
The location of any wetlands, wetlands transition areas, easements, floodplains or slopes of 10% or greater.
g. 
The Zoning Officer shall process a complete application for a Zoning Permit within 10 days of its submission.
h. 
Prior to issuance of a Zoning Permit, the applicant shall obtain, all other required permits and provide such proof of the issuance of these permits to the Zoning Officer.
i. 
Zoning Permits for signs:
1. 
Application shall be made to the Zoning Officer for the issuance of a Zoning Permit by any person proposing to erect, alter, modify or expand any sign except an "exempt sign."
2. 
If the Zoning Officer determines that a sign requires the issuance of a Zoning Permit, and; is not part of an application to the Planning Board or Zoning Board of Adjustment; is permitted as an accessory structure; and meets all zoning requirements, a permit shall be issued. The applicant shall also be required to apply for a Construction Permit and any other related permits.
3. 
If the Zoning Officer determines that the proposed sign is part of a subdivision, site plan or conditional use application or does not comply with applicable zoning regulations, the Zoning Officer shall refer the applicant to the appropriate Development Board for approval.
4. 
The graphic content of a sign may be modified without obtaining a Zoning Permit provided that the proposed graphic content complies with all zoning requirements.
j. 
Fees for Zoning Permit. Fees for zoning permits shall be as stated in Chapter 16, Fees.
k. 
A zoning permit shall expire in nine months from the date of the final approval.