[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee (now Township Council) of the Township of Byram 10-2-1974 as Sec. 13-2 of the Revised General Ordinances of 1974. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fees — See Ch. A287.
No person shall move any building or structure through any streets of the Township without a permit issued as hereinafter provided.
[Amended 11-19-1990 by Ord. No. 14-1990]
Any person desiring to move any building or structure, either from one place to another or moving the building into or out of the Township, shall make application to the Office of Planning and Development for a permit. The application shall designate the streets through which the moving will be done, the dimensions of the building, the estimated length of time required for such moving and such other facts as the Office of Planning and Development may require. The fee for the permit, as hereinafter provided, shall be deposited with the Office of Planning and Development. The permit may be applied for by the owner of the building or structure to be moved or by the mover or contractor and shall be done after the foundation is completed.
[Amended 11-19-1990 by Ord. No. 14-1990; 2-4-2008 by Ord. No. 2-2008]
The applicant shall file with the Office of Planning and Development a bond, at least 10% of which shall be in cash or certified check, in an amount as set forth in Chapter A287, Fees, with sureties satisfactory to the Office of Planning and Development, conditioned for the payment of any damage or injury to the trees, streets or other Township property along the designated route and for the replacement of any trees or other Township property destroyed by the moving.
[Amended 12-30-1976; 11-19-1990 by Ord. No. 14-1990; 2-4-2008 by Ord. No. 2-2008]
The fee for a permit for the removal of a building or structure from one lot to another or to a new location on the same lot shall be as set forth in Chapter A287, Fees. The building shall be placed on its foundation within eight months of the date of the permit, or the permit shall expire.
The person receiving a permit shall, at his own expense, arrange for the removal of any wires or cables which may interfere with the moving. If any wires or cables which may interfere with the moving pertain to the fire alarm system or police telephone system or other municipal system of the Township, then the person receiving such permit shall, at his own expense, arrange for the removal of wires so as not to interfere in any manner with the continual operation of such systems of the Township.
All the moving operations as they relate to the problem of traffic shall be done under the supervision of the Chief of Police and at such times as may be fixed by the Chief of Police.
It shall be the duty and obligation of the contractor engaged in the moving operations to furnish and place barricades and detour signs which may be necessary for the proper diversion of motor vehicle traffic.
As soon after the move has taken place as is practicable, the Construction Official shall make an inspection to determine whether all requirements have been complied with, and if so, he shall promptly return the deposit and discharge the bond.