Borough of Madison, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Madison 8-8-1966 by Ord. No. 835 (Art. 65 of the 1970 Revised Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fees shall be charged as indicated for copies of the following records and documents:
A. 
Maps.
(1) 
Zoning Map, 17 inches by 21 inches: $5 per copy.
(2) 
Borough Map, two feet by three feet: $5 per copy or cost to the Borough.
(3) 
Tax Maps, two feet by three feet: $5 per copy.
(4) 
Tax Maps, 11 inches by 17 inches: $3 per copy.
(5) 
Maps, other categories, two feet by three feet: $5 per copy.
(6) 
Maps larger than two feet by three feet: $1.50 per square foot or cost to the Borough.
(7) 
Contour maps (as available): $30 each.
B. 
Tax records.
(1) 
Duplicate tax bills: $5 each.
[Amended 5-30-2007 by Ord. No. 33-2007]
(2) 
Tax information: $10.
C. 
Police records.
(1) 
Copies of motor vehicle accident reports obtained during regular business hours in person: $0.05 per page for letter-size copies and $0.07 per page for legal-size copies, unless otherwise specified by law.
[Amended 7-12-2010 by Ord. No. 36-2010; 11-8-2010 by Ord. No. 59-2010]
(2) 
Copies of motor vehicle accident reports other than in person: $5 for the first three pages and $1 per page thereafter.
(3) 
All other records in printed form which are available pursuant to law: $0.05 per page for letter-size copies and $0.07 per page for legal-size copies, unless otherwise specified by law.
[Amended 7-12-2010 by Ord. No. 36-2010; 11-8-2010 by Ord. No. 59-2010]
(4) 
Incident verification letter and letters of good conduct: $10.
[Amended 3-23-2009 by Ord. No. 13-2009]
(5) 
Copies of audio tapes of phone and radio transmissions associated with Court discovery: $50 per tape.
[Amended 8-11-2003 by Ord. No. 37-2003]
(6) 
Copies of video tapes associated with Court discovery: $50.
[Amended 8-11-2003 by Ord. No. 37-2003]
(7) 
Fingerprinting for firearms, real estate, etc.: $20 per card.
[Added 3-23-2009 by Ord. No. 13-2009; 5-23-2011 by Ord. No. 19-2011]
D. 
General records.
(1) 
All records in printed form which are available pursuant to law: $0.05 per page for letter-size copies and $0.07 per page for legal-size copies, unless otherwise specified by law.
[Amended 7-12-2010 by Ord. No. 36-2010; 11-8-2010 by Ord. No. 59-2010]
(2) 
Certification of any record: $0.50 each, in addition to cost of copies as set forth herein.
(3) 
Press proofs of ordinances (if available): $0.05 per page for letter-size copies and $0.07 per page for legal-size copies.
[Amended 7-12-2010 by Ord. No. 36-2010; 11-8-2010 by Ord. No. 59-2010]
E. 
Brochures not listed in any ordinance.
[Amended 8-11-2003 by Ord. No. 37-2003]
(1) 
Master Plan: $40.
(2) 
Environmental Resource Inventory: $50 each.
(3) 
Master Plan Reexamination Report: $10 each.
F. 
Code of the Borough of Madison.
(1) 
Current hardcover copy: $395 each or cost to the Borough.
(2) 
Current softcover copy: $376 each or cost to the Borough.
(3) 
Supplementation as prepared by General Code Publishers Corp.: $0.50 per page.
G. 
Land Use Ordinance of the Borough of Madison.
(1) 
Current hardcover copy: $195 each or cost to the Borough.
(2) 
Current softcover copy: $50 each or current cost.
[Amended 8-11-2003 by Ord. No. 37-2003]
(3) 
Supplementation as prepared by General Code Publishers Corp.: $0.50 per page.
Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter, where it shall appear that the record or records which are sought to be examined and of which copies are requested shall pertain to an investigation in progress by the Borough of Madison or by any board, department or official appointed by or existing under its authority; or where the publication of such records by such department or official is expressly forbidden by statute, proclamation or regulation; or is otherwise exempt from the requirement that copies thereof be furnished upon request; or such publication would be inimical to public interest, the request for the same may be refused or denied.
[Added 10-11-1977 by Ord. No. 42-77; amended 7-22-2002 Ord. No. 27-2002]
A. 
Anyone who requests a copy of a government record, as defined by law, which requires the performance of work by any department or paid consultant of the Borough, other than merely providing a reasonable number of copies of presently available records for which there is no specific charge set forth herein, shall be required to pay for said services as set forth hereinbelow. Included within the types of work for which charges shall be made are the compilation of presently available technical information requiring substantial amounts of time and the preparation of calculations, reports, memoranda and other documents of a technical nature.
B. 
The cost of said services shall be paid to the Borough of Madison at the following rates:
(1) 
For all services performed by employees of the Borough $60 per hour supervisor/nonsupervisor, $40 per hour special service charge, plus expenses.
[Amended 8-11-2003 by Ord. No. 37-2003]
(2) 
For all services performed by the Borough's paid professional consultants, the rate paid by the Borough for said services.
(3) 
Copy fee for audio tape(s):
(a) 
Thirty dollars per tape, simple tape-to-tape reproduction. Mailing cost is additional.
[Amended 8-11-2003 by Ord. No. 37-2003]
(b) 
Reformatted tape or conversion to other media: $75 or cost to the Borough. Transportation and handling cost is additional and must be paid when ordering said copy.
(4) 
Copy fee for video tapes: $25 per tape. Mailing cost is additional.
[Added 11-26-2001 by Ord. No. 42-2001]
A. 
The fee for mailing a tax sale notice in lieu of publication to the property owner by regular mail or by certified mail pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:5-26 shall be $25 for each set of notices for a particular property.
B. 
There shall be no fee for calculation by the Tax Collector of the amount required to redeem a tax sale certificate for the first two requests per calendar year, but for any subsequent calculation requested in the same calendar year, there shall be a fee of $50 per calculation request, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:5-54.
[Added 5-10-2010 by Ord. No. 23-2010]
[Added 2-25-2008 by Ord. No. 8-2008; amended 10-12-2011 by Ord. No. 30-2011; 2-10-2014 by Ord. No. 3-2014]
A fee shall be charged for each bid package issued by the Borough of Madison as follows:
A. 
For nonconstruction bid documents: $0.05 per letter-size page and $0.07 per legal-size page
B. 
For construction bid documents: actual cost to prepare documents.