[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Cranbury 9-5-1996 by Ord. No. O 07-96-011. Amendments noted where applicable.]
All public swimming pools shall comply with Chapter 9 of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code (N.J.A.C. 8:26-1.1 et seq.) relating to the construction, location, alteration, operation and maintenance of public swimming pools; and all violations are hereby declared to be nuisances hazardous to health. Three copies of the Code hereby established and adopted shall be placed on file in the office of the Township Clerk and shall remain on file for the use and examination of the public. It shall be unlawful for any person(s) or any body corporate to construct, alter or operate a public swimming pool as defined in and governed by Chapter 9 of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code without first having procured a license from the Health Officer upon the recommendation the Board of Health, or to construct, alter, maintain or operate a public swimming pool without complying with any or all of the applicable provisions of Chapter 9 of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code.
The annual license fee to be paid for operating a public swimming pool shall be the sum of $30.
Licenses issued for the operation of a public swimming pool shall expire annually on April 1 and applications for renewal shall be submitted, together with the required fee, prior to April 1 each year.
Licenses may be denied or suspended by the Health Officer for failure to comply with the provisions of this section of the Code. The Health Officer shall afford the person whose permit has been denied or suspended an opportunity to be heard in a public hearing before the Board of Health. Following such public hearing, such person shall be informed of the Board's decision and the reasons therefore.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall upon conviction thereof pay a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $500 and/or be subject to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days, or both. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.