Borough of Haddon Heights, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Haddon Heights 9-12-1972 by Ord. No. 448 (Ch. 69, Art. II of the 1975 Code); amended in its entirety 10-19-2004 by Ord. No. 1181. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fine for fraudulent checks — See Ch. 162.
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 277.
The following fees shall henceforth be payable to the Borough:
Code Section
Fee Required for
Fee Amount
59-8A
Application for representation by Public Defender
$200
75-23H
Police Department testing fee
$15
112-3
Connection of burglar alarm to Borough Police Department
$25 for a residence, $100 for other uses
120-9A
Application for license for coin-operated amusement device
$100
120-9B
Coin-operated mechanical, electronic and video amusement devices
$100 per machine per calendar year or fraction thereof
120-14
Billiard hall
$100 per table per calendar year or fraction thereof
125-2
Dog license:
[Amended 11-20-2007 by Ord. No. 1247[1]]
Neutered
$9
Unneutered
$12
Late fee for payment made after May 1
[Amended 11-5-2008 by Ord. No. 1283]
$10
125-9
Cat license:
Unneutered
[Amended 11-5-2008 by Ord. No. 1283]
$12
Neutered
[Amended 11-5-2008 by Ord. No. 1283]
$9
Replacement license or sleeve
$0.50
Late fee
[Added 11-5-2008 by Ord. No. 1283]
$10
175-3
Building permit, plumbing fees, fire code fees, demolition fee, electrical inspection fees and all other fees associated with the enforcement of the Uniform Construction Code
See Ch. 175.
Change in use
$75
205-2
Dumpster or storage container permit
[Amended 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
$50
233-7
Fire prevention: non-life-hazard uses
See Ch. 233.
233-8
Fire prevention: permit fees and miscellaneous fees
See Ch. 233.
307-4
Oil burner installation permit
[Repealed 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
320-4
Overnight parking permit, annually:
[Added 9-1-2009 by Ord. No. 1317[2]]
Property owners without driveway
$25
Property owners with driveway
$100
326-3
Permit for use of athletic fields and for special events in parks
$500
(representing a nonrefundable registration fee of $250 and a security deposit of $250)
337-3
Soliciting and canvassing license application:
Nationwide fingerprint investigation
[Amended 8-16-2005 by Ord. No. 1195]
$30 (to be forwarded to Division of State Police)
Application for license
$25
337-5
Soliciting or canvassing annual license fee
$150 per calendar year or fraction thereof
337-16
License for hawkers, peddlers and itinerant vendors
$25 per calendar year or fraction thereof
337-20
Seasonal temporary tents or structures
[Added 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
$200
365-8
Sewer opening or connection permit
$2
365-17
Sewer service and rental charges
See Ch. 365, Appendix A.
400-5
Cellar door permit
$50
400-19
Sidewalk construction permit
[Added 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
$25 up to and including 65 square feet; $50 over 65 square feet
400-23
Street opening permit
$50
400-23
Curb breaking permit fee
[Added 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
$50
400-29
Inspection fee
$500
400-30
Reinspection of street excavation within 60 days of completion
$25
407-3
Installation of swimming pools
[Repealed 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
416-2
Tattooing and/or body piercing establishment (annual license fee)
$50
418-2
Tax map/GIS database updates:
[Added 3-18-2014 by Ord. No. 1408]
For minor subdivisions (5 lots or fewer)
$75 per lot
For 6 to 30 lots
$65 per lot
For each lot/tax map revision due to deed discrepancies, lot line adjustments, easement detailing, ownership labeling, acreage calculation and labeling, street name changes and other minor revisions
$55 per lot or change
Per commercial site plan (detailing of commercial site needed on separate sheet)
$800
Per condominium site plan (detailing of condominium site needed on separate sheet)
$1,000 plus $20 per unit for residential condominium projects
450-96
All fences
[Amended 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
$50
450-135
Signs which require a license
[Repealed 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
450-156
Variation
[Repealed 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
450-164
Zoning application
[Amended 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
$25
450-164
Engineer review
$50 for residential; $200 for commercial
450-164
Site plan review application:
Minor plat
$100
Preliminary plan
$200
Final plan
$200
Resolution and legal review
$275 (applicant agrees to pay all costs associated with applications; planner, engineer, etc.)
Informal concept plan:
Minor plat
$100
Major plat
$250
450-164
Subdivision application:
Minor plat
$100
Preliminary plat
$250, plus $50 for each lot up to five lots and $100 for each added lot
Final plat
$250, plus $50 for each lot up to five lots and $100 for each added lot
Legal review and resolution
$275 (applicant agrees to pay all costs associated with application; planner, engineer, etc.)
Informal concept plan:
Minor plat
$100
Major plat
$250
450-164
Professional deposit fee
$500 for planner, engineer, etc., or an amount to be set by the professional based upon the expected work. The applicant must agree to pay all costs associated with the application.
450-164
Historic District application
None for residential; $100 for commercial
450-164
Sign application, where Planning Board approval is required
$50
450-164
Certification of property owners for applications under the New Jersey Land Use Law
The greater of $0.25 per name or $10
450-164
Copies of any printed record not otherwise noted
$0.75 per page from first page to 10th page; $0.50 per page from 11th page to 20th page; $0.25 all pages over 20
450-164
Certification of any document or ordinance
$5 per document or ordinance in addition to cost of copying
450-164
Zoning Ordinance[3]
$25
450-164
Variance application
[Added 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
Residential
$100
Commercial
$200
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance provided for an effective date of 1-1-2008.
[2]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed Ord. No. 1270, adopted 7-15-2008, which had added overnight parking permit fees as "miscellaneous fees."
[3]
Editor's Note: The fee for Guide to Zoning Variance Book was deleted 8-16-2005 by Ord. No. 1195.
The following fees shall henceforth be payable to the Borough:
Fee Required for
Fee Amount
Driveway permit:
For first $1,000
$25
For each additional $1,000 or part thereof
$6
Concrete, concrete pavers and asphalt (any and all)
[Added 4-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1301]
$25 up to 65 square feet; $50 over 65 square feet
Copy of automobile accident report
$0.75 per report
Initial firearms permit
$49, payable to Division of State Police
Assault firearm registration fee
$50
Pistol purchase permit
$2
Identification card
$5
Fingerprinting
$10
Photographs
$2.50, small (less than 8 x 10);
$5, 8 x 10
Scavenger
$25 per calendar year or fraction thereof
Sewer connection fee
$250
Plan review
20% of the amount charged for a new construction permit; to include the volume of construction, plumbing, electrical, fire, etc.
Minimum
$20
Elevator installation
$250
Asbestos abatement
$150
Board of Health certificates (certified copies):
[Amended 8-16-2005 by Ord. No. 1195]
Birth
$10 for each copy
Death
$10 for each copy
Marriage
$10 for each copy
Burial permit
[Amended 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 1231]
$1 per permit
Domestic partnership
$10 per certificate
Electrical permit for PSE & G (when permit is for energy conservation only)
$10
Sewer fee for out-of-town tie-ins
$150
Informal case review (Planning Board)
$100
For the issuance of a certificate of redemption when tax sale certificate is lost or misplaced
$25
Record reproductions on disk (electronic fee for sharing tax information with search companies)
$15 per week; $780 per year
Copy of audiotapes
[Added 8-16-2005 by Ord. No. 1195]
$2 each tape
Cabin usage. For all rentals, all payments are due 30 calendar days prior to the event, and no personal checks shall be accepted within 15 calendar days of the event.
[Added 3-16-2010 by Ord. No. 1338; amended 9-4-2012 by Ord. No. 1386; 5-1-2018 by Ord. No. 1449]
Resident
Nonresident
Borough
$0
N/A
Civic/nonprofit organizations (501C3)*
$10/hour
$30/hour
Social events*
$30/hour
$75/hour
Fee-based events*
$35/hour
$105/hour
*NOTE: Each event scheduled requires a $250 refundable security deposit, a cancellation fee of $75 is due in the event is cancelled with 15 calendar days of the event and a cleaning fee of $30/hour, up to a maximum of $250, shall be imposed.
Recreation Programs
[Added 3-16-2010 by Ord. No. 1339]
Youth, teens, family, adults and seniors (Per person, session, event or program)
$5-$50 per program
Youth summer (resident)
$50 per week per child
Youth summer (nonresident)
$75 per week per child
Community Center usage. For all rentals, all payments are due 30 calendar days prior to the event, and no personal checks shall be accepted within 15 calendar days of the event.
[Added 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 1343; amended9-4-2012 by Ord. No. 1387; 5-1-2018 by Ord. No. 1449]
Resident
Nonresident
Borough
$0
N/A
Civic/nonprofit organizations (501C3)*
$75/hour
$100/hour
Social events*
$100/hour
$150/hour
Fee-based events*
$125/hour
$175/hour
*NOTE: Each event scheduled requires a $250 refundable security deposit, a cancellation fee of $150 is due in the event is cancelled with 15 calendar days of the event and a cleaning fee of $75/hour, up to a maximum of $250, shall be imposed.