Township of Neptune, NJ
Monmouth County
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[Ord. No. 1001 § 1; Ord. No. 1453 § 1; Ord. No. 1459 § 1; Ord. No. 1577 § 1; Ord. No. 96-4 § 1]
a. 
There is hereby established in the Township of Neptune a State Uniform Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Fire 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. The Construction Official shall establish the day to day operating routines of the Agency and shall coordinate the activities of the Subcode Officials. He/she shall be qualified in accordance with Part IV of the regulations, in at least one (1) Subcode.
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 onsite 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 such position.
c. 
The public shall have the right to do business with the Enforcing Agency at one (1) office location except for emergencies and unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances.
d. 
No person employed by the Enforcing Agency as the Construction or Subcode Official, trainee, inspector or plan reviewer, shall engage in, or otherwise be connected directly or indirectly for purposes of economic gain, with any business or employment furnishing labor, material, services or appliances for the construction, alteration, demolition or maintenance of buildings or structures within the Township of Neptune. Nor shall any such official or employee engage in any other activity or work which conflicts with his official duties.
e. 
Fees may be waived at the discretion of the Enforcing Agency for the following autonomous agencies; such as Public Institutions.
[Ord. No. 1459 § 2; Ord. No. 1577 § 1; Ord. No. 96-4 § 2]
All appeals from decisions of the Enforcing Agency shall be referred to the Construction Board of Appeals of the County of Monmouth.
[Ord. No. 1001 § 3; Ord. No. 1168 A, I; Ord. No. 1171 § 3; Ord. No. 1453 § 3; Ord. No. 1459 § 3; Ord. No. 1472; Ord. No. 1559; Ord. No. 1577 § 1; Ord. No. 1697 § 1; Ord. No. 96-4 §§ 3, 4; Ord. No. 01-26 § 1; Ord. No. 02-39 § 1; Ord. No. 04-37 § 1; Ord. No. 07-08 § 1; Ord. No. 08-22 § 1; Ord. No. 08-47 § 1; Ord. No. 10-18; Ord. No. 2018-25]
a. 
Plan Review Fee: The fee for plan review shall be ten (10%) percent of the amount to be charged for a new construction permit. There shall be an additional fee of $65.00 per hour or part thereof per subcode having assigned plan review responsibility for review of an amendment or change to a plan that has already been released. This fee may be waived at the discretion of the Construction Official in the event the work and review is of a minor nature.
b. 
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 and/or the applicable flat fees 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 $95.00 per subcode except as herein noted.
1. 
Building. 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 in the amount of $0.046 per cubic foot of volume for buildings and structures of all use groups and types of construction as classified and defined in articles 3 and 4 of the building subcode; except that the fee shall be $0.038 per cubic foot of volume for the following use groups F-1, F-2, S-1 and S-2, The minimum fee shall be $250.00.
(b) 
Fees for reconstruction, renovations, alterations and repairs or site construction associated with premanufactured construction, and external utility connections for premanufactured construction shall be based upon the estimated cost of the work. The fee shall be in the amount of $42.00 per $1,000.00 of the estimated cost of work. From $50,001 to and including $100,000, the additional fee shall be in the amount of $36.00 per $1,000 of the estimated cost above $50,000. Above $100,000, the additional fee shall be in the amount of $31.00 per $1,000 of the estimated cost above $100,000.
(c) 
For the purpose of determining the estimated cost, the applicant shall submit such data as may be available produced by the architect or engineer of record, or by a recognized estimating firm, or by the contractor. A bona fide contractor's bid, if available, shall be submitted. The construction official shall make the final decision regarding estimated cost.
(d) 
Fees for additions shall be computed on the same basis for new construction for the added portion.
(e) 
Fees for combination renovations and additions shall be computed separately in accordance with items (a) and (b) above.
(f) 
The fee for tents requiring a construction permit shall be $200.00.
(g) 
The fee for temporary structures requiring a construction permit shall be $125.00.
(h) 
The fee for roofing and siding work completed on structures in use group R-3 and R-5 shall be $95.00 per structure. All other use groups shall be considered renovation and calculated as per (b) above.
(i) 
The fee for an above-ground swimming pool shall be $110.00.
(j) 
The fee for an in-ground swimming pool with a surface area greater than 800 square feet shall be $337.00: the fee for all other cases shall be $200.00.
(k) 
The fee for replacing barriers surrounding and enclosing swimming pools required to have barriers shall be $95.00.
(l) 
The fee for a permit to construct a sign shall be in the amount of $2.70 per square foot of surface area of the sign, computed on one side only for a double-faced sign. The minimum fee shall be $95.00 .
(m) 
The fee for a permit for lead hazard abatement work shall be $215.00. The fee for lead abatement clearance certificate shall be $45.00.
(n) 
The fee for the issuance of a building permit that a fee has not been determined shall be $95.00.
(o) 
The fee for a permit to move a building or structure from one lot to another or to a new location on the same lot shall be $110.00 plus the cost of the new foundation and alterations to the building or structure for the placement in a completed condition in the new location shall be computed as required for renovations, alterations and repairs in section b1(b).
(p) 
The fee to erect a fence greater than 6 feet in height shall be $95.00.
(q) 
The fee for an asbestos removal permit shall be $110.00.
(r) 
Fees for retaining walls that require a construction permit shall be as follows:
(1) 
The fee for a retaining wall with a surface area greater than 550 square feet that is associated with a Class 3 residential structure shall be $235.00;
(2) 
The fee for a retaining wall with a surface area of 550 square feet or less that is associated with a Class 3 residential structure shall be $115.00;
(3) 
The fee for a retaining wall of any size that is associated with other than a Class 3 residential structure shall be in accordance with 1(b) above.
2. 
Plumbing. Plumbing fixtures and equipment: The fees shall be as follows:
(a) 
The fee shall be $27.00 per plumbing fixture and or water closet, urinal, bidet, bath tub, shower, lavatory, sink, laundry tub, floor drains, drinking fountains, residential dishwashers, garbage disposals, clothes washers, water heaters up to 99 gallons, recirculation systems, roof drains, hose bibs, air admittance valve, residential oil piping, manholes, reheat coils, condensate drains, or similar devices, except as listed below.
(b) 
The fee shall be $115.00 per special device for the following: grease traps, oil separators, water utility connections per every 150 lineal feet, sewer utility connections per every 150 lineal feet, commercial dishwashers, back flow preventors in other than one-and-two-family dwellings, sewer pumps, interceptors, active solar systems and, testing of waste and vents for modular homes.
(c) 
The fee shall be $60.00 for the installation of lawn sprinkler backflow preventors.
(d) 
The fee shall be $100.00 for the installation of a boiler (hot water or steam) or furnace up to 250,000 BTU's.
(e) 
The fee shall be $390.00 for the installation of a boiler (hot water or steam) or furnace 250,001 BTU's and above.
(f) 
The fee for the installation of gas piping shall be $95.00 plus $20.00 per appliance or equipment connection to the system.
(g) 
The fee shall be $65.00 for the installation of a water heater 100 gallons and up.
(h) 
The fee shall be $50.00 for commercial oil piping. Adding to an existing system shall be $35.00.
(i) 
For cross connections and backflow preventors that are subject to testing, the fee shall be $130.00 per device for each test.
(j) 
The fee shall be $90.00 for the installation of air conditioning for use groups R-2, R-3, R-4 and R-5. The fee for the installation of a Mini Split System shall be in accordance with 2(q) below.
(k) 
The fee shall be $185.00 for the installation of industrial and commercial air conditioning and refrigeration.
(l) 
The fee for the installation of hydronic piping shall be $58.00 per every 100 lineal feet.
(m) 
The fee for the installation of medical gas shall be $110.00 per system plus $27.00 for each station, outlet, inlet, or alarm box.
(n) 
The fee for the installation of a Geo-Thermal system shall be $110.00.
(o) 
The fee for the demolition of a sewer or water service, or a septic system shall be $95.00.
(p) 
The fee for the installation of pool drains associated with swimming pools shall be $115.00.
(q) 
The fee for the installation of a Mini Split system shall be $90.00 for each condenser unit and one (1) evaporator coil. The fee for each additional evaporator coil shall be $27.00.
(r) 
The fee for the installation of duct work for use groups R-3 and R-5 shall be $60.00.
3. 
Electrical. The Electrical Subcode fees shall be as follows.
(a) 
For the first block of one to 25 receptacles, fixtures or devices, the fee shall be $80.00. For each additional block consisting of up to 25 receptacles, fixtures or devices, the fee shall be $35.00. For the purpose of computing this fee, receptacles, fixtures or devices shall include wall switches, convenience receptacles, light fixtures, exit signs, emergency lights, smoke detectors, CO detectors, heat detectors, communications points, rain sensor, CATV, intercoms, alarm devices, glass-breaks, motion sensors, keypads, light standards eight feet or less in height including luminaries, thermostats, energy management points, sensors, dimmers, or similar electric fixtures and devices rated 20 amperes or less including motors or equipment rated less than one horsepower (hp) or one kilowatt (kW).
(b) 
For each service equipment, panelboard, switchboard, load center, overhead service entrance conductor, motor starter, motor control center, automatic transfer switch, disconnecting means, and future electric, such as circuits installed for future use or intermittent needs (all bonding and grounding for the above items are included), the fee shall be:
(1)
Up to and including 200 amps
$115.00
(2)
Up to and including 400 amps
$210.00
(3)
Up to and including 800 amps
$510.00
(4)
Up to and including 1200 amps
$775.00
(5)
For each additional 400 amps or portion thereof above 1200 amps
$210.00
(c) 
For each motor or electrical device rated in horsepower (hp), the fee shall be:
(1)
From one hp up to and including 10 hp
$30.00
(2)
Greater than 10 hp up to and including 50 hp
$90.00
(3)
Greater than 50 hp up to and including 100 hp
$170.00
(4)
Greater than 100 hp up to and including 200 hp
$300.00
(5)
For each additional 100 hp or portion thereof above 200 hp
$50.00
(d) 
For each generator, transformer, battery system, and all other items measured in kW not specified in this fee schedule, the fee shall be:
(1)
From one kW up to and including 10 kW
$30.00
(2)
Greater than 10 kW up to and including 45 kW
$90.00
(3)
Greater than 45 kW up to and including 112.5 kW
$170.00
(4)
Greater than 112.5 kW up to and including 150 kW
$300.00
(5)
For each additional 50 kW or portion thereof above 150 kW
$50.00
(e) 
For each piece or unit of equipment used for air conditioning, refrigeration, measured in tonnage, the fee shall be:
(1)
For the first three (3) tons or fraction thereof
$39.00
(2)
For each additional ton or fraction thereof above three tons
$18.00
(f) 
For each swimming pool, spa, hydro message tub, hot tub or sauna, (fee includes one GFCI, one timer, up to two underwater lights (UW), bonding and trenches up to 150 lineal feet), the fee shall be:
(1)
Above-ground swimming pool for group R-5
$115.00
(2)
In-ground swimming pool for group R-5
$155.00
(3)
Swimming pool for all other groups
$235.00
(4)
Spa, hydro message tub, hot tub, sauna
$55.00
(5)
Annual Commercial Pool Inspection
$110.00
(6)
For each additional UW light add
$8.00
(7)
Trenches over 150 feet, for each 150 lineal feet, add
$60.00
(g) 
In other than one-and two-family dwellings, for each burglar alarm panel, fire alarm panel, intercom panel, audio video head-end panel, energy management control panel, communications closet, and automated card access panels, the fee shall be $60.00 per panel. The fee for devices connected to the system shall be in accordance with 3(a) above. For one-and-two-family dwellings, the fee shall be $95.00, which includes the first block of 25 devices connected to the system. For each additional block of 25 devices connected to the system, the fee shall be $35.00.
(h) 
For each trench of 150 lineal feet for primary power, secondary power, and communications, the fee shall be $60.00.
(i) 
For each solar photovoltaic system and other alternative energy systems, the fee shall be:
(1)
For the first 10 kW
$210.00
(2)
For each additional 20 kW add
$85.00
(j) 
For light standards above 8-0' in height (includes first 150 lineal feet of trench), the fee shall be $25.00 per fixture. Trenches over 150 lineal feet shall be $60.00 for each additional 150 lineal feet.
(k) 
For each hardwired sign, the fee shall be $75.00.
(l) 
For each electric range, electric dryer, dishwasher, electric cook top, double oven, garbage disposal, and electric water heater, the fee shall be:
(1)
Individual dwelling units
$40.00
(2)
All other groups
$75.00
(m) 
For the installation or replacement of each furnace or boiler, the fee shall be:
(1)
Individual dwelling units
$60.00
(2)
All other groups
$95.00
(n) 
For all lightning protection, lightning arrester systems, other than service electrode, the fee shall be $18.00 for each point, lightning rod or arrestor.
(o) 
For each satellite dish, the fee shall be $60.00.
(p) 
For each electric vehicle car charging system the fee shall be:
(1)
For use groups R-3 and R-5
$86.00
(2)
For all other use groups
$125.00
(q) 
For marina dock power, boatyard, residential dock power, or similar applications. For each power pedestal, power distribution center, single-phase or three-phase up to 50-amps with any devices combination of 15-amp, 20-amp, 30-amp, or 50-amp and having a voltage of 120-volt, 208-volt, or 240-volt the fee for each pedestal shall be:
(1)
1 to 10 pedestals
$40.00 each
(2)
11 to 20 pedestals
$35.00 each
(3)
21 to 30 pedestals
$30.00 each
(4)
31 to 40 pedestals
$25.00 each
(5)
41 to 50 pedestals
$20.00 each
(6)
51 to 100 pedestals
$15.00 each
4. 
Fire. For fire protection and 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, incinerators, crematoriums, fireplaces and flues, the fee shall be as follows:
(a) 
The installation, relocation or alteration of sprinkler heads and single or multiple station smoke or heat detectors not connected to a fire alarm panel:
The fee for 20 or fewer sprinkler heads or detectors shall be $110.00
The fee for 21 to and including 100 sprinkler heads or detectors shall be $210.00
The fee for 101 to and including 200 sprinkler heads or detectors shall be $420.00
The fee for 201 to and including 400 sprinkler heads or detectors shall be $815.00
The fee for 401 to and including 1000 sprinkler heads or detectors shall be $1,240.00
The fee for over 1000 sprinkler heads or detectors shall be $1,630.00
In computing fees for heads and detectors, the number of each shall be counted separately and two fees, one for heads and one for detectors shall be charged.
(b) 
The fee for the installation of a fire alarm panel shall be $95.00. The fee for each smoke and heat detector, pull station, horn, strobe, enunciator, tamper switch, flow switch, and any other device connected to the fire alarm panel shall be in accordance with 4(a) above.
(c) 
The fee for each standpipe shall be $325.00.
(d) 
The fee for each independent pre-engineered system shall be $170.00.
(e) 
The fee for each gas or oil fired appliance which is not connected to the plumbing system shall be $95.00.
(f) 
The fee for each commercial kitchen exhaust system shall be $115.00.
(g) 
The fee for each gas fireplace shall be $95.00. The fee for each solid fuel burning fireplace shall be $115.00.
(h) 
The fee for each flue attached to an oil or gas fired appliance shall be $95.00.
(i) 
The fee shall be $95.00 for the installation of residential fuel tanks.
(j) 
The fee for the installation of commercial fuel tanks up to and including 1000 gallons shall be $160.00 each. For tanks 1001 gallons and above the fee shall be $300.00 each.
(k) 
The fee for the removal or abandonment of a fuel storage tank shall be $95.00 for each tank under 2000 gallons and $135.00 for each tank 2000 gallons and above.
(l) 
The fee for each incinerator shall be $570.00.
(m) 
The fee for each crematorium shall be $570.00.
(n) 
The fee for fire suppression system underground piping, up to the building, shall be $125.00 per every 150 lineal feet.
(o) 
The fee for the inspection of gasoline vapor/product line shall be $95.00.
(p) 
The fee for the installation of a smoke control system shall be $340.00.
(q) 
For the installation, relocation, alteration or replacement of any item requiring a fire protection subcode permit and not included in section 4, the fee shall be per item as stated in 4 (a) above.
(r) 
The fee for the installation of a solar system shall be $95.00.
5. 
Certificates and Other Fees. Fees are as follows:
(a) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy shall be twelve (12%) percent of all construction permit and permit update fees. The minimum fee shall be $60.00.
(b) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy granted pursuant to a change of use group shall be $300.00.
(c) 
The fee for a continued certificate of occupancy shall be $300.00.
(d) 
The fee for a temporary certificate of occupancy shall be $30.00. There shall be no fee for the first issuance of the temporary certificate of occupancy provided the certificate of occupancy fee is paid at that time.
(e) 
The fee for an application for a variation in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23- 2.10 shall be $85.00. The fee for a resubmission of an application for a variation shall be $70.00.
(f) 
The fee for a demolition or removal permit shall be $150.00 for structures of less than 5,000 square feet in area and less than 30 feet in height, and for one- and two-family residences. The fee shall be $200.00 for all other structures (accessory structures, garages and sheds with no utilities shall be $60.00.
(g) 
The fee to reinstate a lapsed construction permit shall be ten (10%) percent of the cost of the original permit, but in no case less than $95.00.
(h) 
The fee for the issuance of a construction permit as a result of changing from one contractor to another shall be $95.00 plus the fees normally charged for any additional items that were not previously included.
(i) 
The fee for development-wide inspection of homes after the certificate of occupancy ordered pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.35 or otherwise shall be:
(1) 
The hourly charge shall be an amount equal to twice the hourly base salary paid to any licensed code official(s) performing the work or the hourly fees charged to the municipality by a professional contracted to provide such services;
(2) 
The fees, payments, accounting procedures and limits shall be set in accordance with and subjected to N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.17(d) 1 — 5.
(j) 
Pursuant to the rules adopted by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, the fee for the issuance of a letter of verification of the prior uses of a structure that is intended to be used for a child care facility shall be $115.00.
(k) 
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 in addition to the fees, a surcharge fee of $0.00371 per cubic foot of volume of new buildings and additions. Volume shall be computed in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.28. The fee for all other construction shall be $1.90 per $1,000.00 of value of construction. Said surcharge fee shall be remitted to the Division of Codes and Standards, Department of Community Affairs, on a quarterly basis for the fiscal quarters ending September 30, December 31, March 31 and June 30, and not later than one month next succeeding the end of the quarter for which it is due.
(l) 
All fees are to be rounded to the nearest dollar.
[Ord. No. 1577 § 5; Ord. No. 96-4 § 7]
This chapter shall become effective upon its passage and publication according to law.
[Ord. No. 1001 § 4; Ord. No. 1171 § 4; Ord. No. 1453 § 4]
The Construction Official shall prepare and submit biannually to the Township Committee a report reevaluating the delineation of the Fire Limits. This report shall indicate the recommendations of the Construction Official, the Building Subcode Official, and the Fire Subcode Official regarding those areas which should be designated within fire limits, with the reasons therefor.
[Ord. No. 1001 § 5; New]
a. 
Any person or corporation including an officer, director or employee of a corporation, who:
1. 
Violates any of the provisions of this section or rules promulgated hereunder;
2. 
Constructs a structure or building in violation of a condition of a building permit;
3. 
Fails to comply with any order issued by the Enforcing Agency or the department;
4. 
Makes a false or misleading written statement, or omits any required information or statement in any application or request for approval to the Enforcing Agency or the department, shall be liable, upon conviction to a penalty established in Chapter 1, Section 1-5.
b. 
Anyone who knowingly refuses entry or access to an inspector lawfully authorized to inspect any premises, building or structure pursuant to this section or who unreasonably interferes with such inspection, shall be liable upon conviction, to the penalty established in Chapter 1, Section 1-5.
c. 
With respect to paragraph a3 of this subsection, a person shall be guilty of a separate offense for each day that he/she fails to comply with a stop construction order validly issued by the Enforcing Agency or the department and for each week that he/she fails to comply with any other order validly issued by the Enforcing Agency or the department. With respect to paragraphs a1 and a4 of this subsection, a person shall be guilty of a separate offense for each violation of any provision of this section or rule promulgated hereunder and for each false or misleading written statement or omission of required information or statement made in any application or request for approval to the Enforcing Agency or the department. With respect to paragraph a2 of this subsection, a person shall be guilty of a separate offense for each violation of the conditions of a Construction Permit.
d. 
The penalties pursuant to this subsection may be collected in a summary proceeding pursuant to the "Penalty Enforcement Law" (N.J.S.A. 2A:58-1 et seq.). Jurisdiction to enforce such penalties is hereby conferred upon Judges of the Municipal Court in addition to the Courts specified by N.J.S.A. 2A:58-2. Suit may be brought by a municipality or the State of New Jersey. Payment of a money judgment pursuant hereto shall be remitted in the case of a suit brought by the Township to the Township Treasurer and in the case brought by the State of New Jersey to the State Treasurer.
[Ord. No. 99-46 § 1]
a. 
No person shall be charged a construction permit surcharge fee or enforcing agency fee for any construction, reconstruction, alteration or improvement designed and undertaken solely to promote accessibility by disabled persons to an existing private residential structure or any of the facilities contained therein.
b. 
A disabled person or a parent, sibling or child of a disabled person, shall not be required to pay a municipal fee or charge in order to secure a construction permit for any construction, reconstruction alteration or improvement designed and/or undertaken solely to promote accessibility to his or her living unit.
c. 
Disabled person means a person who has a total and permanent inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment, including blindness, and shall include, but not be limited to, any resident of this State who is disabled pursuant to Federal Social Security Act (42 USC Section 416), or the Federal Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 (45 USC Section 231, et seq.) or is rated as having a sixty (60%) percent disability or higher pursuant to any Federal law administered by the United States Veterans Act. For purposes of this paragraph, "blindness" means central visual activity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with the use of corrective lens. An eye which is accompanied by a limitation in the fields of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual fields subtends an angle no greater than twenty (20) degrees shall be considered as having a central visual acuity of 20/200 or less.
[Ord. No. 483 § 1; Ord. No. 770 § 1]
a. 
Upon the Code Enforcement Officer, or officer designated by the Code Enforcement Officer, making a report to the Township Committee that any building, wall or structure in the Township is in such condition that it is or may become unsafe and dangerous to life or health, or might tend to increase the hazards of fire, the Township Committee shall issue and cause to be served upon the owner of and parties in interest in such building, wall or structure, a complaint stating the charges in that respect and containing a notice that a hearing will be held before the Township Committee at a place therein fixed, not less than ten (10) days nor more than thirty (30) days after the serving of the complaint.
b. 
The complaint shall state that at the hearing the Township Committee 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 increase the hazards of fire and, if so, that an order will be made requiring the removal or destruction of the building, wall or structure, and the manner in which the same is to be carried out. The property to be affected shall be sufficiently described to identify the same. The owner and parties in interest shall have the right to file an answer to the complaint, and to appear in person or otherwise and give testimony at the place and time fixed in the complaint.
[Ord. No. 483 § 2]
After such notice and hearing, if the Township Committee determines that such building, wall or structure is or may become dangerous to life or health, or is of such character as might tend to increase the hazards of fire, the Township Committee shall state in writing its findings of fact in support of such determination and shall issue and cause to be served upon the owner thereof and parties in interest an order:
a. 
To remove or demolish the building, wall or structure within a period of thirty (30) days after the service of the order;
b. 
The manner in which the same is to be carried out;
c. 
That if the owner fails to comply with the order to remove or demolish the building, wall or structure within said period of time, the Township will proceed with such removal or destruction or cause such building, wall or structure to be removed or demolished;
d. 
The cost of such removal or destruction shall be assessed as a municipal lien against the premises.
[Ord. No. 483 § 3; Ord. No. 770 § 1]
a. 
The amount of such cost of removal or demolition of any building, wall or structure shall be a municipal lien against the real property upon which such cost was incurred. The assessment shall be made upon the Code Enforcement Officer filing a detailed statement, under oath, of the cost with the Township Tax Assessor and Tax Collector, and a copy of said detailed statement shall be forthwith forwarded to the owner by registered mail.
b. 
The materials of such building, wall or structure shall be sold at public or private sale by the Code Enforcement Officer and the proceeds of such sale shall be credited against the cost of the removal or demolition of any building, wall or structure. Any balance remaining shall be deposited in the Superior Court and shall be secured as may be directed by the Court, and shall be disbursed according to the order or judgment of the Court to the persons found to be entitled thereto.
[Ord. No. 483 § 4; Ord. No. 770 § 1]
Complaints or orders issued by the Township Committee shall be served upon persons either personally or by registered mail, but if the whereabouts of such persons is unknown and the same cannot be ascertained by the Code Enforcement Officer in the exercise of reasonable diligence, the Code Enforcement Officer shall make an affidavit to that effect, and the serving of the complaint or order upon such persons may be made by publishing the same once each week for two (2) successive weeks in a newspaper printed and published in the Township. A copy of such complaint or order shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the premises affected by the complaint or order and a copy of such complaint or order shall be duly recorded with the Clerk of the County of Monmouth.
[Ord. No. 483 § 5; Ord. No. 770 § 1]
The Code Enforcement Officer may determine that a building, wall or structure is unfit for occupancy or use if he finds that conditions exist concerning such building, wall or structure 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 such municipality.
[Ord. No. 483 § 6; Ord. No. 770 § 1]
The Code Enforcement Officer is herein given the power in order to effectuate the purposes of this section:
a. 
To investigate the building, wall or structure in order to determine which buildings therein are unfit for occupancy or use;
b. 
To enter upon premises for the purpose of making examinations;
c. 
To appoint and fix the duties of such officers, agents and employees as he/she deems necessary to carry out the purposes of this section;
d. 
To delegate any of his/her functions and powers under this section to such officers and agents as he/she may designate.
[Ord. No. 483 § 7]
The provisions of this section are not intended to repeal any existing ordinance dealing with removal or destruction to any building, wall or structure, but is intended to be in addition and supplemental to any other existing ordinance.
[Ord. No. 1199 § 1]
The owner or occupant of every dwelling house, store, office building, or other building or structure, which now fronts or may hereafter front upon any public street within the Township, shall cause the street number assigned to the property upon which the dwelling house, store, office building, or other building or structure is erected, to be placed in digital figures as outlined below.
a. 
Dwellings. Numbers to be placed in digital figures of at least three (3") inches in height within two (2') feet of the main entrance of the structure facing the street.
b. 
Commercial and Industrial. Numbers to be placed in digital figures of at least six (6") inches in height within two (2') feet of the main entrance or on the door.
c. 
Where there is more than one (1) occupant in the same numbered building, each street level occupant is to have an alphabetical designation included in the street address.
[Ord. No. 1199 § 2]
Street number assignments shall be made by the Office of the Township Clerk.
[Ord. No. 1199 § 3]
The enforcement of this section shall be vested in the Bureau of Fire Prevention, the Police Department and Code Enforcement Department of the Township.
[Ord. No. 1199; New]
Any person, firm or corporation violating the terms of this section shall be liable, upon conviction, to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, Section 1-5.
[Ord. No. 1430 Preamble]
a. 
The Township Committee may demand more stringent requirements for the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy than the requirements established by the Uniform Construction Code.
b. 
The Township Committee has determined that it is in the public interest to protect the safety of its citizens through ordering more sanitary safety conditions with regard to sewers prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy.
[Ord. No. 1430 §§ 1—2]
a. 
The payment of delinquent sewer rentals is an essential precondition to the issuance of Certificate of Occupancy for the sanitary safety and protection of future occupants.
b. 
The Construction Official responsible for the issuance of Certificate of Occupancy shall demand that delinquent sewer rentals be paid as an addition to all the other requirements established in the Uniform Construction Code.
[Ord. No. 1622 § 1; Ord. No. 1658 § 1]
The purpose of this section is to protect the public health, safety and welfare by regulating the condition and habitability of rooming and boarding houses.
[Ord. No. 1622 § 2; Ord. No. 1658 § 2]
As used in this section:
BOARDER
Shall mean one who rents, leases or otherwise occupies any unit or rental dwelling space or room in a boarding house or rooming house.
BOARDING HOUSE
Shall mean any building, together with any related structure, accessory building, any land appurtenant thereto, and any part thereof, which contains two (2) or more units of dwelling space arranged or intended for single-room occupancy, exclusive of any such unit occupied by an owner or operator, and wherein personal or financial services are provided to the residents, including any residential hotel or congregate living arrangement; but excluding any hotel, motel or established guest house wherein a minimum of eighty-five (85%) percent of the units of dwelling space is offered for limited tenure only; any foster home as defined in Section 1 of PL 1962, c. 137 (C.30:4C-26.1); any community residence for the developmentally disabled, as defined in Section 2 of PL 1977, c. 448 (C.30:11B-2); any dormitory owned or operated on behalf of any non-profit institution of primary, secondary or higher education for the use of its students; any building arranged for single-room occupancy wherein the units of dwelling space are occupied exclusively by students enrolled in a full-time course of study at an institution of higher education approved by the Department of Higher Education; any facility or living arrangement operated by or under contract with any State department or agency, upon the written authorization of the Commissioner; and any owner-occupied, one (1) family residential dwelling made available for occupancy by not more than six (6) guests where the primary purpose of the occupancy is to provide charitable assistance to the guests and where the owner derives no income from the occupancy. A dwelling shall be deemed "owner occupied" within the meaning of this section if it is owned or operated by a non-profit religious or charitable association or corporation and is used as the principal residence of a minister or employee of that corporation or association. For any such dwelling, however, fire detectors shall be required as determined by the Department of Community Affairs.
OWNER
Shall mean the person who owns, purports to own or exercises control of any boarding house or rooming house.
ROOMING HOUSE
Shall mean a boarding house wherein no personal or financial services are provided to the residents.
[Ord. No. 1622 § 3; Ord. No. 1658 § 3]
This section does not apply to licensed nursing homes, state-operated institutions, or to any Municipal corporation, or to any political subdivision of the State or body politic of any kind. Any non-profit group or organization operating a rooming house or boarding house must comply with the terms of this section.
[Ord. No. 1622 § 4; Ord. No. 1658 § 4]
No owner shall lease, rent or otherwise allow the occupancy of any unit or rental dwelling space or room in a boarding house or rooming house within the Township without first securing a Certificate of Inspection. The Certificate of Inspection so issued shall apply each time, and as a prerequisite to, a new boarder leases, rents or otherwise seeks to occupy an individual unit, rental dwelling space or room within a boarding house or rooming house.
[Ord. No. 1622 § 5; Ord. No. 1658 § 5]
Upon filing of an application for such Certificate of Inspection, the Township shall cause such rental unit to be inspected by a Township inspector designated therefor, whose findings for such unit, rental dwelling space or room within a boarding house or rooming house must indicate that the unit complies with the standards provided by law in the interests of public safety, health and welfare. The unit, rental dwelling space or room within the boarding house or rooming house, specifically the bed, furniture and premises, must be in a clean and sanitary condition. In addition, the premises shall be kept free from vermin, insects and rodents.
[Ord. No. 1622 § 6; Ord. No. 1658 § 6]
a. 
Upon the filing of an application for an inspection, the applicant shall pay to the Township a fee of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars which will entitle the applicant to initial inspections for all units, dwelling spaces or rooms within a boarding house or rooming house.
b. 
Additional inspections shall be required each time a boarder changes within a single unit, rental dwelling space or individual room within a boarding house or rooming house unless such an inspection has been conducted of the same room(s) within the preceding thirty (30) days. In such a case, no additional inspection will be required until the thirty (30) days since the last inspection has elapsed and a new boarder occupies said room. Upon the filing of an application for said additional inspection, the applicant shall pay to the Township of Neptune a fee of fifteen ($15.00) dollars per inspection which will entitle the applicant to an immediate inspection of a single unit, rental dwelling space or individual room.
c. 
If an appointment is made by an applicant with an Inspector for the purposes of conducting an inspection, and the applicant does not appear without having notified the Inspector at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the time agreed upon for the inspection, the applicant shall forfeit the application fee paid for the scheduled inspection and must pay an additional application fee, which shall be equal to the initial application fee, for any rescheduled inspection.
[Ord. No. 1622 § 7; New; Ord. No. 1658 § 7]
Every owner who fails to comply with the requirements of this section shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty ($50.00) dollars and not more than one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars or imprisonment for a period not to exceed six (6) months or both.
[Ord. No. 10-01 § 1]
The Township Committee hereby designates a control period of ten (10) years for deed restrictions on affordable housing units being constructed in Schoolhouse Square under the parameters Ridge Avenue School Site Redevelopment Plan.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
ACT
Shall mean the Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law (P.L. 1967, C.76 as amended, N.J.A.C. 55:13A-1 et seq.
BUILDING
Shall mean a multiple dwelling as defined by the N.J.S.A. 55:13A-3(k) or a hotel as defined by N.J.S.A. 55:13A-3(j) subject to the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Housing Inspection.
BUREAU
Shall mean Bureau of Housing Inspection.
CERTIFICATE OF INSPECTION
Shall mean the certificate issued by the Bureau, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 55:13A-13, to the owners of the buildings that are found to be in compliance with the Regulations.
CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION
Shall mean the certificate issued by the Bureau, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 55:13A-12, to the owners of buildings that have been properly registered.
COMMISSIONER
Shall mean the Commissioner of Community Affairs.
DEPARTMENT
Shall mean the Department of Community Affairs.
LOCAL ENFORCING AGENCY (LEA)
Shall mean a permanent municipal, county or interlocal agency maintained for the purpose of conducting inspections and enforcing building maintenance laws, ordinances, codes and rules, that is supervised by, and has all hotel and multiple dwelling inspections performed by persons licensed under N.J.A.C. 5:10-1 et seq.
MUNICIPALITY
Shall mean Neptune Township, authorized by a letter transmitted together herewith to perform inspections on behalf of the Bureau.
OWNER
Shall mean the person who owns, purports to own, or exercises control of any hotel or multiple dwelling.
REGISTRATION
Shall mean registration of a hotel or multiple dwelling in accordance with N.J.S.A. 55:13A-12.
REGULATIONS
Shall mean the current Regulations for the Maintenance of Hotels and Multiple Dwellings (N.J.A.C. 5:10-1.1 et seq.) promulgated pursuant to N.J.S.A. 55:13A-7.
REGISTRATION-INSPECTION-MAINTENANCE SYSTEM (RIMS)
Shall mean the electronic application used to manage registrations and inspections conducted by the Bureau of Housing Inspection and its local inspection SCHLIP staff. (State Local Cooperative Housing Inspection Program).
SHALL
As used in this section is always construed as mandatory.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
This section shall apply to the inspection, repair, maintenance, occupancy and use of new and existing hotels, retreat lodging facilities and multiple dwellings in the Township of Neptune, State of New Jersey, as set forth in N.J.A.C. 5:10-1.4.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
Neptune Township shall comply with all provisions of the Act and regulations and with all directives of the Bureau issued pursuant thereto.
b. 
The Bureau shall create a reservation for the purchase of inspection services from Neptune Township during each period from July 1 to the following December 31 and from January 1 to the following June 30, and shall give notice to Neptune Township of the amount of such reservation for each such period. Neptune Township may make requisitions against this reservation in amounts not to exceed credits earned up to the time of requisition. Said reservation may be decreased by the Bureau, if, in its sole discretion, it determines that the Township of Neptune cannot reasonably be expected to do enough work satisfactory to the Bureau to earn the full amount of the reservation before the end of the State's fiscal year.
c. 
Neptune Township shall identify all unregistered buildings within its jurisdiction. A separate information form prescribed by the Bureau shall be completed and promptly forwarded to the Bureau for each such building.
d. 
Neptune Township shall be obligated to keep the local registry accurate by promptly reporting to the Bureau all transfers of ownership, demolitions, alterations and construction of buildings within its jurisdiction and by reporting all errors that may appear.
e. 
Neptune Township shall inspect, in each State fiscal year, all of the multiple dwellings and hotels and units of dwelling space therein which the Bureau determines to be subject to Cyclical Inspection in that fiscal year.
f. 
Twenty-five (25%) percent of the inspections require to be performed pursuant to Section 3(E) above shall be completed prior to October 1 of each State fiscal year, Fifty percent (50%) prior to January 1 of each State fiscal year, Seventy-five percent (75%) prior to April 1 of each State Fiscal year and One Hundred percent (100%) on or before June 30 of each State fiscal year. In the event that any of these percentages cannot be met based on the number of Cyclical Inspections that are due during a portion of a year, this requirement shall be deemed satisfied if all buildings that can be scheduled for Cyclical Inspections are inspected.
g. 
All buildings are to be inspected in accordance with the most recently promulgated State Regulations.
h. 
Neptune Township, in addition to whatever local procedures it chooses to adopt by resolution, shall make an Inspection Report concerning each inspected building upon forms prescribed by the Bureau.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
All inspection and reinspection reports submitted to the Bureau shall be signed by the Director of Code and Construction or other designee designated by Neptune Township and approved by the Bureau.
b. 
Such reports shall include the name of the inspector who performed the inspection, and shall be submitted to the Bureau not less frequently than once per month.
c. 
In the event that an inspection of a building discloses a violation of the regulations constituting an imminent hazard to the health, safety or welfare of its occupants, Neptune Township shall, without delay, transmit its inspection report findings to the Bureau for appropriate action.
d. 
All reports submitted to the Bureau which disclose violations shall be clearly segregated from reports which disclose no violations.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
When specifically requested by the Bureau, Neptune Township shall conduct, within one week of the request, reinspection of those buildings where violations were discovered at the time of the original inspection.
b. 
Neptune Township shall make a reinspection report concerning such building upon forms prescribed by the Bureau and forward such reports to the Bureau upon completion thereof.
c. 
No reinspection reports will be accepted for credit unless all original reported violations have been reinspected.
d. 
The Bureau shall be responsible for notifying Neptune Township when such reinspections are to be conducted.
e. 
Neptune Township shall be responsible for any other functions of the enforcement procedure, which can be undertaken on a local level.
f. 
Extensions of time to complete abatement shall be granted only by the Bureau.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
Neptune Township shall provide the Department of Community Affairs with such information as may be necessary to determine the eligibility of Neptune Township for funds that may be requisitioned by it, including, without limitation, copies of past, current and projected operation budgets and tables of organization for the agency undertaking inspection and related duties.
b. 
Neptune Township shall also supply the Bureau with a list of appropriate totals of those buildings within its boundaries which are not registered or inspected by the end of each State fiscal year.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
Neptune Township shall be solely responsible for compliance with local, State and Federal laws pertaining to the dislocation and relocation of individuals, families and businesses, provided, however, that Neptune Township may apply to the Department for relocation assistance as it may deem necessary.
b. 
Neptune Township shall perform, within its jurisdiction, inspections of those buildings that are the subject of complaints received by the Bureau and/or Neptune Township.
c. 
Such inspections shall be complete and performed in accordance with subsection 11-8.3g above and included in the regular cycle of inspections.
d. 
However, in the event that the building that is the subject of the complaint has been issued a valid Certificate of Inspection by the Bureau, the first inspection and reinspection shall be limited to the subject matter of the complaint.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
All inspections performed pursuant hereto shall be performed by inspectors acceptable to the Bureau.
b. 
Neptune Township shall provide to the Bureau resumes of all inspectors whom Neptune Township intends to assign to the performance of inspections pursuant hereto.
c. 
No inspector disapproved by the Bureau shall perform any inspections pursuant hereto.
d. 
Upon request of the Bureau, Neptune Township shall provide to the Bureau such further information concerning any inspector whom Neptune Township assigns or intends to assign to perform inspections pursuant hereto as the Bureau may require.
e. 
In the event that the Bureau deems the quality of an inspector's work to be unsatisfactory and so advises Neptune Township, then Neptune Township shall immediately cease to assign inspections required to be performed pursuant hereto to the said inspector.
f. 
All inspectors assigned by Neptune Township to perform inspections pursuant hereto shall attend, and shall be required by Neptune Township to attend training sessions scheduled by the Bureau when such attendance is required by the Bureau and any inspector is not specifically excused by the Bureau.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
The Bureau shall supply Neptune Township with a listing of all buildings within its jurisdiction registered or on file with the Bureau, and such other information regarding inspection and enforcement activities of Neptune Township and the Bureau as may reasonably be required.
b. 
The Bureau shall furnish to Neptune Township all forms or documents which are or may become necessary to carry out the duties assumed hereunder.
c. 
The Bureau, upon receipt of each inspection report disclosing a violation or violations, may initiate whatever enforcement or compliance proceedings as it deems fit and appropriate.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
The Bureau shall credit Neptune Township in accordance with the following formulas.
1. 
Upon formal registration of each building not now registered, Neptune Township shall be credited with an amount of ten ($10.00) dollars.
2. 
In the event of administrative hearings and/or court appearances, the Bureau shall credit Neptune Township with a maximum of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars per full day for each local witness required to appear. Without prior permission, local attendance at administrative hearings shall be limited to one person per day.
3. 
Neptune Township shall be credited with ten ($10.00) dollars for each transfer of ownership, or creating of a building when Neptune Township is responsible for such information reaching the Bureau in the first instance.
4. 
The Bureau shall annually establish and distribute to Neptune Township a regular inspection payment schedule which shall set forth the payments to be made by the Bureau to Neptune Township for each unit inspected and reinspected and for inspection and reinspection of common areas. Maximum payments per building or per project may be established. The regular inspection payment schedule established each year shall be uniform for all counties and municipalities and notice of it shall be published annually in the New Jersey Register.
5. 
Neptune Township shall be credited with an amount of ten ($10.00) dollars for each first inspection and ten ($10.00) dollars for each reinspection when the inspection is performed as a result of a complaint received by the Bureau, and when the building that is subject to the complaint has been issued a valid Certificate of Inspection by the Bureau. In the event that the building complained of has not been issued a Certificate of Inspection, Neptune Township will be credited in accordance with the regular inspection payment schedule.
6. 
No credit shall be allowed for any work that is not satisfactory to the Bureau or for inspections by construction or subcode officials of newly constructed or altered buildings.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
Neptune Township may from time to time make requisitions against the reservation, as may be approved by the Bureau, up to but not in excess of the amount of credits outstanding in said account as of the date of the requisition. Said requisition shall be expressly limited to reimbursement to Neptune Township for existing or additional expenses incurred in carrying out the duties assumed by it hereunder, or to improve its Housing Inspection Program and to supplement the locally approved budget dedicated to Local Housing Inspection Program; provided, however, in the event Neptune Township shows to the satisfaction of the Bureau that such funds are not needed for the above, requisitions may request payment to the general surplus or other account designated by Neptune Township.
b. 
Neptune Township shall submit such data as the Bureau shall from time to time require and shall from time to time make its books available for the Bureau's inspection at such times as the Bureau shall require.
c. 
Neptune Township shall conscientiously enforce all local ordinances related to housing and shall proceed under such ordinances with respect to all cases referred by the Bureau for enforcement under such ordinances.
d. 
The Bureau expressly reserves the right, at its option, to carry out inspection and enforcement activities within the boundaries of Neptune Township as it deems necessary to fulfill the duties imposed upon it by the Act, or to assure faithful discharge by Neptune Township of its duties and responsibilities.
e. 
Neptune Township shall not utilize any funds received pursuant to this subsection to employ or otherwise compensate any employee of the Department of Community Affairs who has directly participated in the negotiation or approval of the authorization.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
The authorization may be terminated at any time by the Bureau for any of the following reasons:
1. 
Failure for any reason of Neptune Township to fulfill in a timely and proper manner any of the conditions herein set forth.
2. 
Submission of reports by Neptune Township to the Bureau that are incorrect or incomplete in any material respect.
3. 
Improper use of funds provided pursuant hereto.
4. 
Any conduct on the part of a local employee which would constitute a violation of the New Jersey Conflict of Interest Law, N.J.S.A. 52:13D-12 et seq., if that conduct were engaged in by a State employee.
b. 
In the event of termination, Neptune Township shall deliver to the Bureau all inspection reports and registration information in its possession.
c. 
Any authorization given by the Bureau shall be effective as of the date stated in the letter of authorization and shall continue in effect until revoked by the Bureau.
d. 
Any authorization conferred pursuant to this subsection shall be deemed to be extended to the territory of one or more other local units of government upon submission by such other local units of government and proof of compliance with the requirements of the Interlocal Services Act (N.J.S.A. 40:8A-1 et seq.).
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
Neptune Township, acting under an authorization granted by the Bureau pursuant to this subsection, shall be solely responsible for, and shall keep, save and hold the Department of Community Affairs, the Division of Codes and Standards and the Bureau of Housing Inspection, and their officers, directors, employees, agents and servants, harmless from all claims, loss, liability, expense, damage and judgments, including all legal expenses incurred, resulting from any and all injury, and damage to agents or employees or anyone connected with performance pursuant to the authorization or to any other persons caused by any and all acts of Neptune Township or any of its officers, directors, employees, agents or any person or persons in connection with performance under this authorization, or from any and all injury and damage to any property caused by any and all acts of Neptune Township or any of its officers, directors, employees, agents and servants or any other person or persons in connection with performance pursuant to this authorization.
b. 
The liability of Neptune Township pursuant hereto shall continue after the termination of the authorization with respect to any liability, claims, loss, expense, damage or judgements resulting from acts occurring prior to termination.
c. 
Neptune Township shall be solely responsible to defend any and all suits that may be brought against the Department, the Division or the Bureau or any of its officers, directors, employees, agents or servants on account of any and all acts of Neptune Township, and shall make good to, and reimburse the Department for any expenditures that the Department may make by reason of such acts.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
a. 
Neptune Township shall not unilaterally discontinue performing inspections pursuant to the authorization except upon six (6) months' notice to the Bureau.
b. 
Neptune Township may not employ a person to perform inspections stated above unless that person is licensed pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:10-B.
c. 
Neptune Township, should it maintain a local enforcing agency for purposes of conducting inspections and other enforcement functions with Neptune Township pursuant to N.J.S.A. 55:13A-13a, shall do so as provided in these rules. The method of enforcement shall be set forth by amendment to this ordinance and shall designate a municipal agency to enforce the Act.
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
The Director of Code and Construction in Neptune Township is hereby designated as the agent of the Bureau of Housing Inspection for the purposes of inspecting newly constructed or altered hotels and multiple dwellings in order to enforce the provisions of these regulations. Responsibility for inspection may be delegated to the appropriate subcode official(s).
[Ord. No. 2015-52]
The payment schedule shall be as set forth and amended by the Department of Community Affairs, Bureau of Housing Inspection. Attached hereto as Exhibit "A" is the present payment schedule effective July 1, 2005, but this ordinance shall be subject automatically to any amendments thereto, which shall automatically be incorporated therein.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Exhibit A may be found on file in the Township offices.