Township of Bernards, NJ
Somerset County
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No certificate of occupancy shall be issued for any use until documentation is provided to the construction code enforcement official and zoning enforcement officer that the intended use(s) will comply with the performance standards enumerated below.
[Ord. #585, § 606]

§ 21-35.1 Electrical and/or Electronic Devices.

[Ord. #585, § 606A]
All electronic or electrical devices shall be subject to the provisions of Public Law 90-602, 90th Congress, HR 10790, dated October 18, 1968, entitled, "An Act for the Protection of Public Health and Safety from the Dangers of Electronic Product Radiation." Radiation products, as defined in DHEW Publication No. (FDA) 75-8003, shall be so limited and controlled that no measurable energy can be recorded at any point beyond the property boundaries. The applicant, upon request, shall produce certified data wherein measurements made in accordance with the procedures and standards set forth in the DHEW Publication No. (FDA) 75-8003 adequately demonstrate compliance with the minimum standards established by the Act. All other forms of electromagnetic radiation lying between 100 KHz and 18 GHz shall be restricted to the technical limits established in the Federal Communications Commission's Rules and Regulations. Additionally, electric or electronic equipment shall be shielded so there is no interference with any radio or television reception at the lot line, or beyond the operator's dwelling unit in the case of multifamily dwellings, as the result of the operation of such equipment.

§ 21-35.2 Glare.

[Ord. #585, § 606B]
No use shall produce a strong, dazzling light or a reflection of a strong, dazzling light or glare beyond its lot lines. Exterior lighting shall be shielded, buffered and directed so that glare, direct light or reflection will not become a nuisance to adjoining properties, adjoining dwelling units, adjoining districts or streets.

§ 21-35.3 Heat.

[Ord. #585, § 606C]
No use shall produce heat perceptible beyond its lot lines.

§ 21-35.4 Noise.

[Ord. #585, § 606D]
Uses and equipment shall be designed and operated in accordance with those rules and regulations pertaining to noise levels established by the New Jersey State Department of Environmental Protection.

§ 21-35.5 Odor.

[Ord. #585, § 606E]
Odors shall not be discernible at the lot line or beyond.

§ 21-35.6 Storage and Disposal of Waste.

[Ord. #585, § 606F]
No materials or wastes shall be deposited upon a lot in such form or manner that they may be transferred off the lot by natural causes or forces, nor shall any substance be deposited which can cause an underground aquifer to fail to meet applicable state water quality standards. All materials or wastes which might cause fumes or dust or which constitute a fire hazard or which may be edible or otherwise attractive to rodents or insects shall be stored indoors and enclosed in appropriate containers adequate to eliminate such hazards. All hazardous materials used on the site shall be disposed of in a safe manner.

§ 21-35.7 Ventilation.

[Ord. #585, § 606G]
No use shall obstruct the natural ventilation of adjacent uses. Further, no air conditioners or exhaust fans shall be permitted to discharge exhausted air unless set back from all property lines 10 feet or more or unless equipped with baffles to deflect the discharged air away from adjacent uses.

§ 21-35.8 Vibration.

[Ord. #585, § 606H]
There shall be no vibration which is discernible to the human sense of feeling beyond the property boundary.