[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Waterford 11-12-1986 by Ord. No. 86-12. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established in the Township of Waterford a State Uniform Construction Code enforcing agency, to be known as the "Waterford Township Construction Code Agency," consisting of a Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Fire Subcode Official and Electrical Subcode Official and such other subcode officials for such additional subcodes as the Construction Commission of the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey, shall hereinafter adopt as part of the State Uniform Construction Code. The Construction Official shall be the chief administrator of the enforcing agency.
Each official position created in Subsection A hereof shall be filled by a person qualified for such position pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq. and the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto, provided that, in lieu of any particular subcode official, an on-site inspection agency may be retained by contract pursuant to the aforementioned regulations. More than one such official position may be held by the same person, provided that such person is qualified pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq. and the regulations promulgated thereunder to hold each such position.
The public shall have the right to do business with the enforcing agency at one office location, except for emergencies and unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances.
The Township of Waterford shall enforce the Uniform Construction Code as set forth in the applicable statutes and administrative regulations, as amended, and the provisions of the BOCA Code as are presently in effect on the date of the adoption of this section and as said code may be subsequently amended.
[Added 11-20-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-14]
The Waterford Township governing body establishes the Camden County Board of Appeals to hear all appeals from decisions of the enforcing agencies.
[Amended 1-14-1987 by Ord. No. 86-14; 12-9-1987 by Ord. No. 87-27; 3-14-1990 by Ord. No. 90-3; 3-27-1991 by Ord. No. 91-3; 2-12-1992 by Ord. No. 92-1; 3-9-1994 by Ord. No. 94-1; 5-10-1995 by Ord. No. 95-9; 12-11-1996 by Ord. No. 96-24]
The Uniform Construction Code fees shall be as set forth in the Township Fee Schedule Ordinance.
The Construction Official shall, with the advice of the subcode officials, prepare and submit to the governing body of the Township of Waterford, biannually, a report recommending a fee schedule based on the operating expenses of the agency and any other expenses of the municipality fairly attributable to the enforcement of the State Uniform Construction Code Act.
Editor's Note: Former § 54-5, Violations and penalties, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 12-11-1996 by Ord. No. 96-24. See now N.J.S.A. 52:27D-138.