City of Northfield, NJ
Atlantic County
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[Adopted 10-2-1979 by Ord. No. 20-79 (Ch. 93, Part 3, of the 1974 Code)]
As used in this Part 3, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CITY
The City of Northfield.
CONTRACTOR
That individual or company who or which is under contract with the City of Northfield for installation of sewer laterals.
OWNER
Any individual or individuals holding title of record to real property in the City of Northfield and who are building in an individual capacity, as opposed to a developer.
On all new construction in the City of Northfield, the owner holding title of record shall prepay to the City the standard charge for the installation of a sewer lateral to service said property.
A. 
The standard charge for installation shall be determined by the contractor on the basis of distance and depth and shall be based upon a rate fixed by the sewer service agreement which is in effect on the date of commencement of construction.
B. 
There will be a sewer connection fee of $2,600. If in fact a property was previously connected to the sewer, and as a result of fire or other casualty becomes disconnected, if said property is reconnected within two years of the disconnection, the connection fee shall only be $300. If reconnection occurs after a two-year time frame of disconnection, the connection fee shall be $2,600.
[Added 4-24-2001 by Ord. No. 4-2001; amended 7-19-2005 by Ord. No. 6-2005; 4-24-2006 by Ord. No. 5-2006]
Any additional or unforeseen costs and expenses incurred by the contractor during the installation of a sewer lateral shall also be paid by the owner holding title of record, and the issuance of a certificate of occupancy for said property is expressly conditioned upon prior payment of said cost and expenses in full.
This Part 3 shall apply to all new construction, except those cases involving a sewer extension wherein it is the developer's responsibility to install sewer laterals.