Township of Medford, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Medford 8-2-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-16: Art. I as legislative declaration; Art. II as compilation of license and permit fees as previously established by ordinances of the Township Committee or the Township Council, which ordinances are included as chapters of this Code and the ordinance numbers and adoption and amendment dates of which are indicated in the text by number and date of adoption or amendment. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
It is the determination of the Township Council of the Township of Medford that the various fees, deposits or other payments required to be made for licenses or permits issued by the Township or for services rendered by the Township, all of which have been provided for by ordinances of the Township Council or of the former Township Committee, shall be removed from the various ordinances in which they originally appeared, which ordinances have for the most part become chapters of the Code of the Township of Medford, and shall be compiled into this chapter of the Code entitled "Fees and Licenses."
B. 
It is the determination of the Township Council that the listing of these fees and deposits in a single chapter will make for ease in reference and will facilitate future revision of such fees and deposits.
[Added 12-20-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-28[1]; 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28; 11-27-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-30]
A. 
An application for the connection of any burglar alarm or fire alarm system shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee of $30 for each separate proposed installation.
B. 
An additional service charge of $75 shall be paid for each false alarm.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former § 71-2, Fees under Chapter 32, Alarms, adopted 9-3-1975 by Ord. No. 1975-17, as amended 4-6-1977 by Ord. No. 1977-3.
[Adopted 6-22-1949 by Ord. No. 1949; amended 3-2-1966 by Ord. No. 1966-3; 2-4-1970 by Ord. No. 1970-2; 3-3-1971 by Ord. No. 1971-4; 5-24-1972 by Ord. No. 1972-16; 5-2-1973 by Ord. No. 1973-12; 5-1-1974 by Ord. No. 1974-5; 5-7-1975 by Ord. No. 1975-5; 4-7-1976 by Ord. No. 1976-11; 9-23-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-20[1]]
A. 
The fee for a Class C plenary retail consumption license shall be the sum of $2,500.
B. 
The fee to be charged for a plenary retail distribution license shall be the sum of $2,500.
C. 
The fee to be charged for a Class C club license shall be the sum of $188.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance provided that the revised rates are effective July 1, 2003.
[Adopted 6-15-1981 by Ord. No. 1981-16]
A. 
Any person, firm or corporation applying for a license for an amusement machine or machines shall pay a nonrefundable application fee of $50 per year. Any person, firm or corporation applying for a license for over 50 machines shall pay an additional $10 per machine over 50 machines.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
B. 
The annual license fees for amusement machines or devices shall be as follows:
(1) 
For each pinball machine, video machine or other amusement machine: $50.
(2) 
For each small record-playing music box or jukebox (counter type): $25.
(3) 
For each large record-playing music box or jukebox (floor type): $50.
(4) 
For any other machine or device not provided for above in this subsection: $25.
[Adopted 12-29-1976 by Ord. No. 1976-33; amended 12-7-1977 by Ord. No. 1977-20; 8-17-1981 by Ord. No. 1981-20; 12-17-1985 by Ord. No. 1985-28; 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 1987-4; 10-17-1989 by Ord. No. 1989-29; 9-3-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-14]
A. 
General.
(1) 
The fee for plan review, computed as a percentage of the fee for a construction permit, shall be paid at the time of granting the permit. Plan review fees are nonrefundable.
(2) 
The fee to be charged for a construction permit shall be the sum of the basic construction fee computed in accordance with Subsection C below, plus any available special fees, such as elevator or sign fees. This fee shall be paid before a permit is issued. All permit fees shall be rounded to the nearest dollar.
(3) 
The fee to be charged for a certificate of occupancy shall be paid before a certificate is issued. This fee shall be in addition to the construction permit fee.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also deleted former Subsection A(4), pertaining to annual construction permits, which immediately followed.
B. 
Plan review fees. Plan review fees shall he computed as 20% of the fee to be charged for the construction permit except for courtesy plan reviews which shall be paid at the time of submission. For projects which do not require plan review for all subcodes, the fee shall be the appropriate percentage of the applicable subcode fee.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
C. 
Basic construction fee. The basic construction fee shall be computed on the basis of the volume of the building or, in the case of alterations, the estimated construction cost, and the number and type of plumbing, electrical and fire protection fixtures or devices as herein provided.
(1) 
Building subcode fees. Fees for new construction shall be based upon the volume of the structure. Volume shall be computed in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.28.
(a) 
New construction fee for Use Groups B, H-1, H-2, H-3, H-4, H-5, I-1, I-2, I-3, I-4, M, R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, R-5 and U: $0.027 per cubic foot.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(b) 
New construction fee for Use Groups A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4, A-5, E, F-1, F-2, S-1 and S-2: $0.015 per cubic foot.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(c) 
New construction fee for farm use buildings. Buildings used exclusively for the storage of food or grain or the sheltering of livestock [including commercial farm buildings under N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.2(a)]: $0.0008 per cubic foot, with the maximum fee for such structures on farms not to exceed $1,145.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(d) 
Construction fees for rehabilitation (reconstruction, renovations, alterations, and repairs) shall be based upon the estimated cost of the work (building and mechanical work only). For the purpose of determining estimated cost, the applicant shall submit to the Construction Official an estimate of the cost of construction by a New Jersey licensed architect, engineer, recognized estimating firm or an executed, signed construction contract. The Medford Township Construction Official shall make the final decision regarding estimated cost.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
[1] 
For the first $50,000: $24 per $1,000.
[2] 
Fifty thousand one dollars to $100,000: $18 per $1,000.
[3] 
One hundred thousand one dollars and greater: $15 per $1,000.
(e) 
Construction fees for renovation, alterations, reroofing (other than Group R-3, R-4 and R-5), repair and site construction associated with preengineered systems, premanufactured construction and the external utility connections for premanufactured constructions shall be computed on the same basis as renovations [Subsection C(1)(a-c)].
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(f) 
Construction fees for additions shall be computed on the same basis as for new construction for the added portion. [Subsection C(1)(a), (b) or (c)].
(g) 
Construction fees for combination rehabilitation and additions shall be computed as the sum of the fees for the addition and alteration computed separately in accordance with Subsection C(1)(d) and (f).
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(h) 
Temporary structures. The construction fee for temporary structures and all structures for which volume cannot be computed, such as open structural towers, shall be $43 each.
(i) 
Swimming pools.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
[1] 
The fee for an aboveground swimming pool with water surface area greater than 550 square feet shall be $100.
[2] 
The fee for an aboveground swimming pool, hot tub, or spa with water surface area less than 550 square feet shall be $50.
[3] 
The fee for an in-ground swimming pool with water surface area greater than 550 square feet shall be $200.
[4] 
The fee for an in-ground swimming pool, hot tub, or spa with water surface area less than 550 square feet shall be $150.
(j) 
Tents. The fee for tents in excess of 900 square feet or more than 30 feet in any dimension shall be $92. Tents erected for a proposed period of time exceeding 180 days shall be the building subcode fee calculated in accordance with Subsection C(1)(a) and (b).
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(k) 
Residential roofing and siding. The fee for roofing and siding work completed on a structure classified within Use Groups R-3 and R-5 shall be $46.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(l) 
Decks. The fee for construction of a deck accessory to a structure classified within Group R-5 shall be based upon the estimated cost of work. The permit fee shall he computed as $18 per $1,000.
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(m) 
Garden-type utility sheds. The fee for a garden-type utility shed that is greater than 100 square feet, but not more than 200 square feet in area, 10 feet or less in height and accessory to Group R-2, R-3, R-4, or R-5 shall be $43.
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(n) 
Minor work. Construction fees for minor construction work in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.17A shall be computed as $18 per $1,000.
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(2) 
Plumbing subcode fees.
(a) 
The plumbing subcode fee shall be $10 per fixture and appliance connected to the plumbing, oil, or gas piping system except for special devices. Examples shall include, but are not limited to: plumbing fixture, device, stack, sink, urinal, water closet, bathtub, shower stall, laundry tub, floor drain, condensate line, drinking fountain, dishwasher, garbage disposal, clothes washer, clothes dryer, heater, range, oven or water heater.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(b) 
The fee shall be $65 per special device for the following: grease traps, oil separators, water-cooled air-conditioning units, utility service connections, refrigeration units. backflow preventers (with test points), steam boilers, hot-water boilers, active solar systems, sewer pumps, interceptors, sump pump and booster pump.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(c) 
LPG installation. The fee for the installation of tank and piping system containing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in quantities of 2,000 gallons or less aggregate water capacity shall be a flat fee of $65.
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(3) 
Electrical subcode fees.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(a) 
For one to 50 electrical receptacles, fixtures or devices, including but not limited to lighting fixtures, receptacles, wall switches, fluorescent fixtures, convenience receptacles, dimmers, sensors, alarm devices, smoke and heat detectors, communications outlets, light standards (eight feet or less in height including luminaries), exit signs, emergency lights, or similar fixtures and devices rated 20 amperes or less and motors or equipment rated less than one horsepower (hp) or one kilowatt (kw): $36.
(b) 
For each 25 or less additional receptacles, fixtures, or devices rated less than 20 amperes and motors or equipment rated less than one hp or one kw: $6.
(c) 
For each motor or electrical device greater than one hp or one kw and less than or equal to 10 hp or 10 kw; and for transformers and generators rated greater than one kw or one kva to 10 kw or 10 kva; for each replacement of wiring involving one branch circuit or part thereof; for each storable pool or hydromassage tub; for each underwater lighting fixture; for household electric cooking equipment rated up to 16 kw; for each fire, security or burglar alarm control unit; for each receptacle rated from 30 to 50 amperes; for each light standard greater than eight feet in height including luminaries; and for reach communications closet; the fee shall be $10.
(d) 
For each motor or electrical device greater than 10 hp or 10 kw to 50 kw; for each service equipment, panel board, switch board, switch gear, motor control center, or disconnecting means rated 25 amperes or less; for each transformer or generator rated from greater than 10 kw or 10 kva to 45 kw or 45 kva; for each electric sign rated from greater than 20 amperes to 225 amperes, including associated disconnecting means; for each receptacle rated greater than 50 amperes; and for each utility load management device, the fee shall be $46.
(e) 
For each motor or electrical device greater than 50 hp or 50 kw to 100 hp or 100 kw; for each service equipment, panel, board, switch gear, motor control center or disconnecting means rated greater than 225 amperes to 1,000 amperes; and for each transformer or generator rated greater than 45 kw or 45 kva to 112.5 kw or 112.5 kva; the fee shall be $92.
(f) 
For each motor or electrical device greater than 100 hp or 100 kw; for each service equipment, panel board, switch board, switch gear, motor control center or disconnecting means rated greater than 112.5 kw or 112.5 kva, the fee shall be $457.
(g) 
Swimming Pools.
[1] 
Residential. The fee charged for electrical work for each permanently installed private swimming pool as defined in the building subcode, spa, hot tub or fountain shall be a flat fee of $65. This fee shall include any required bonding and associated equipment such as filter pumps, motors, disconnect, switches, receptacles and underwater lights.
[2] 
Public. The fee shall be charged on the basis of number of electrical fixtures and rating of electrical devices involved in accordance with Subsection C(3)(a) and (c).
[3] 
Annual pool inspection. The fee charged for an annual electrical certificate of compliance for any swimming pool, spa, or hot tub located on any property other than a one- or two-family residential properties shall be $46.
(h) 
Fire and burglar alarm. The fee charged for the installation of single and multiple station smoke or heat detectors and fire, burglar, and security alarm systems in any one- or two-family dwelling shall be a flat fee or $23 per dwelling unit. For fire, burglar and security alarm systems and detectors in buildings other than one- or two-family dwellings, the fee shall be charged in accordance with Subsection C(3)(a), (b) or (c) above.
(4) 
Fire protection subcode fees.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(a) 
Fire suppression system.
[1] 
Water sprinkler systems:
Number of Sprinkler Heads
Fee
1 to 20
$65
21 to 100
$120
101 to 200
$229
201 to 400
$594
401 to 1,000
$822
1,001 plus
$1,050
(b) 
Automatic and manual fire alarm system.
[1] 
Residential dwellings. For single and multiple station smoke or heat detectors and fire alarm systems in any one- or two-family dwelling, there shall be a flat fee of $40 per dwelling unit.
[2] 
All other use groups.
Number of detectors or devices:
Fee
1 to 12
$36
Each additional 25
$12
(c) 
Fire protection standpipes (dry or wet): $229.
(d) 
Independent preengineered suppression system (dry chemical, wet chemical, halon, clean agent, carbon dioxide, foam, etc.): $92.
(e) 
Natural gas, LPG, or oil-fired appliance which is not connected to the plumbing system: $46 each.
(f) 
Flammable or combustible liquid storage tanks, underground or aboveground: For first one-thousand-gallon capacity or portion thereof: $33. Each additional five-hundred-gallon capacity or portion thereof: $7.
(g) 
Commercial kitchen exhaust equipment: $46 each.
(h) 
Solid fuel burning appliances (wood stoves, coal stoves, pellet stoves, etc.): $46 each.
(i) 
Incinerator or crematorium: $365 each.
(j) 
Smoke control systems: $92 each.
(5) 
Minimum fees. The minimum fees for a basic construction permit covering any or all of building, electrical, plumbing or fire protection work shall be $43.
D. 
Demolition.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(1) 
The fee for a demolition or removal permit shall be $65 for a structure of less than 5,000 square feet in area and less than 30 feet in height, for one- and two-family dwellings (Use Groups R-3 and R-5), and farm structures including commercial farm buildings under N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.2(d),
(2) 
The fee for a demolition or removal permit of all other use groups shall be $120.
(3) 
The fee for a demolition (removal or abandonment) permit of an aboveground or underground storage tank shall be $65 for the first tank and $35 for each additional tank located at the same site.
(4) 
The fee for a demolition (removal or abandonment) permit or an aboveground or underground storage tank(s) accessory to structures for Use Group R-3, R-4, and R-5 shall be a flat fee of $43.
E. 
Certificates of occupancy.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(1) 
New construction. The fee for a certificate of occupancy granted for new construction shall be in the amount of 10% of the new construction permit fee. The minimum fee shall be $85, except for one- and two-family residential structures (Use Groups R-3, R-4, and R-5) of less than 5,000 square feet in area and less than 30 feet in height, for which the minimum fee shall be $46.
(2) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy granted for new construction of farm structures, including commercial farm buildings subject to N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.2(d), used exclusively for storage of food or grain or sheltering of livestock, shall be in the amount of 10% of the new construction permit fee, with a minimum fee of $46.
(3) 
Change in use. The fee for a certificate of occupancy granted pursuant to a change of use shall be $120.
(4) 
Certificate of continued occupancy. The fee for a certificate of continued occupancy shall be $120.
(5) 
Certification of approval. There shall be no fee charged for a certificate of approval issued pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.23(j).
(6) 
Temporary certificate of occupancy. There shall be no additional fee for the initial issuance of a temporary certificate of occupancy. The fee for the renewal of a temporary certificate of occupancy shall be $28. Requests for a renewal of a temporary certificate of occupancy made for reasons other than uncompleted work covered by the construction permit (such as state, county, or municipal prior approvals) will not be subject to the renewal fee.
(7) 
No multiple certificates of occupancy shall be permitted. Each individual dwelling unit, store or unit within a multiple unit structure shall have a separate certificate of occupancy. Any certificate issued pursuant to this shall be $28.
F. 
Elevators. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Elevator Safety Unit, is the elevator subcode official of the Township of Medford. All fees for installation permits and annual maintenance are in accordance with the current adopted fee schedule of the Department [N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.20(c) 6, 7, and 8].
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
G. 
Signs. Construction permit requirements for signs are contained within N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.14(b)(6) and Appendix H of the International Building Code/2000, New Jersey Edition. The fee for a permit to construct a sign shall be in the amount of $1.20 per square foot surface area of the sign, computed on one side only for double-faced signs. The minimum fee shall be $46.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
H. 
Fences. The construction fee for the installation of a fence greater than six feet in height shall be $43.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
I. 
Energy subcode. There shall be no plan review fee for the purpose of determining if the improvement qualifies for the energy efficiency permit fee waiver found at Subsection R.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28; 9-25-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-22]
J. 
Variations. The fee for an application for a variation in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.10 shall be $250 for Class I structures and $100 for Class II and Class III structures. The fee for resubmission of an application for a variation shall be $125 for Class I structures and $50 for Class II and Class III structures.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
K. 
Periodic inspections. For cross-connections and backflow preventers that are subject to testing and require reinspection, the fee shall be $46 for each device when they are tested.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
L. 
Prototype inspections. Any permit application received based on an approved prototype plan in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.15 shall he the permit fee reduced by 20%.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
M. 
New Jersey State permit surcharge fees:
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(1) 
In order to provide for the training, certification and technical support programs required by the Uniform Construction Code Act, the enforcing agency shall collect, in addition to the basic construction fee, a surcharge fee. Said surcharge fee shall be accounted for and forwarded to the Division of Codes and Standards.
(2) 
Amount. The fee shall be in the amount of $0.00265 per cubic foot volume of new building and additions. Volume shall he computed in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.28. The fee for all other construction shall be $1.35 per $1,000 of value of construction.
(3) 
No fee shall be collected for preengineered systems of commercial farm buildings.
(4) 
No fee shall be collected for permits to perform asbestos or lead abatement.
(5) 
No fee shall he collected by permits for the construction or rehabilitation of residential units that are to be legally restricted to occupancy by households of low- or moderate-income, as defined in NJAC 5:43-1.5.
(6) 
No fee shall be collected for demolition of buildings or structures.
(7) 
No fee shall be collected for work consequential to a natural disaster when the local code enforcement agency is waiving its fee.
N. 
Asbestos hazard abatement. In accordance with Section 5:23-8.9(a) of the asbestos hazard abatement subcode, the following fee schedule is established:
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(1) 
An administrative fee of $84 for each construction permit issued for an asbestos hazard abatement project.
(2) 
An administrative fee of $17 for each certificate of occupancy issued following the successful completion of an asbestos hazard abatement project.
O. 
Lead hazard abatement. The fee for a permit for lead hazard abatement work shall be $140. The fee for a lead abatement clearance certificate shall be $28.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
P. 
Annual construction permits.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(1) 
New Jersey Uniform Construction Code requirements for annual construction permits are contained within N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.14(c), (d), and (e). The fee to be charged for an annual construction permit shall be I charged annually. This fee shall be a flat fee based upon the number of maintenance workers who are employed by the facility, and who are primarily engaged in the work that is governed by a subcode. Managers, engineers and clericals shall not be considered maintenance workers for i the purpose of establishing the annual construction permit fee. Annual permits may be issued for building/fire protection, electrical, and plumbing. Annual permit fees shall nonrefundable.
(2) 
Fees for annual permits shall be as follows:
(a) 
One to 25 workers (including foremen) $475/worker; each additional worker over 25, $165/worker.
(b) 
Prior to the issuance of the annual permit, a training registration fee of $140 per subcode and a list of not more than three individuals to be trained per subcode shall be submitted by the applicant of the Medford Township Construction Official, who shall forward the fee and list to the Department of Community Affairs, Bureau of Code Services, training section along with a copy of the construction permit (Form F170). Checks shall be made payable to "Treasurer, State of New Jersey." The Department shall register these individuals and notify them of the courses being offered
Q. 
Waiver of construction permit fees. No person shall be charged a construction permit fee for any construction activity designed and undertaken solely to promote accessibility by disabled persons to an existing private structure (Group R-3 or R-5) of any other facilities contained therein. Disabled person means a person who has the total and permanent inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment, including blindness, and shall include, but not be limited to, any resident of this state who is disabled pursuant to the Federal Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. § 416), or the Federal Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 (45 U.S.C. § 231 et seq.), or is rated as having a 60% disability or higher pursuant to any federal law administered by the United States Veterans Act. For purposes of this subsection, "blindness" means central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with the use of a correcting lens. An eye which is accompanied by a limitation in the fields of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees shall be considered as having a central visual acuity of 20/200 or less.
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
R. 
Although a permit shall still be required, the Township Construction Code Official shall waive the costs associated with the plan review and construction permit where the owner of a property in the Township makes application to renovate, convert, construct or replace existing home equipment with energy efficient products and material which utilize alternative energy sources including but not limited to solar energy, geothermal energy and hydrogen fuel cell technology to heat and cool the residential unit or the water used in the unit or to provide an alternative source of energy for use in the unit. Said waiver shall not apply to the entire permit fee where other actions not specific to energy efficiency are being renovated, converted, constructed or replaced.
[Added 9-25-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-22]
S. 
The Construction Code Official shall research and prepare a schedule of suitable recyclable construction materials, subject to approval by the Department of Community Affairs, such that where the owner of a property in the Township makes application to renovate, convert, construct or replace a portion of a residential dwelling with approved recyclable construction materials, that owner shall be eligible for a permit fee reduction or waiver. Said reduction or waiver shall not apply to the entire permit fee where other actions not specific to approved recyclable construction materials are being renovated, converted, constructed or replaced.
[Added 9-25-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-22]
[Adopted 8-5-1953 by Ord. No. 1953-3; amended 10-5-1966 by Ord. No. 1966-13; 4-7-1976 by Ord. No. 1976-7; 12-21-1981 by Ord. No. 1981-30; 11-23-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-39; 10-4-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-27; 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28; 11-27-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-30]
A. 
The annual license fee for all dogs registered within the time as provided by N.J.S.A. 4:19-15.12, for which the owner presents a certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian stating that the dog has been spayed or neutered, shall be $12, plus any and all state fees required therein.
B. 
The annual license fee for all dogs of reproductive age registered within the time as provided by N.J.S.A. 4:19-15.12, which have not been spayed or neutered, is $15, plus any and all state fees required therein.
C. 
The annual license fee for all dogs classified as vicious and/or potentially dangerous is $700.
D. 
A late fee of $10 shall be assessed for all dogs registered after the time prescribed in N.J.S.A. 4:19-15.12.
[Adopted 12-21-1982 by Ord. No. 1982-26; 6-2-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-20; 2-12-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-2; 11-27-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-30]
A. 
An applicant for a registration certificate under this chapter shall pay an application fee of $10 for the processing and investigation of application.
B. 
If the applicant is granted, an additional fee shall be payable upon the following basis:
(1) 
For a license for one day: $50 business resident; $150 nonresident; and a deposit to insure trash removal in the amount of $100.
(2) 
For a license for Independence Day Celebrations: $100 business resident; $300 nonresident; and a deposit to insure trash removal in the amount of $100.
(3) 
For a license for one week: $100 business resident; $400 nonresident; and a deposit in insure trash removal in the amount of $100.
(4) 
For a seasonal license: $300 business resident; $800 nonresident.
[Adopted 4-6-1982 by Ord. No. 1982-4]
A. 
Schedule of fees. A schedule of fees for participation in sports or programs conducted or offered by the Department of Parks and Recreation of the Township of Medford, only in the event that said sport or program is offered by said Department, shall be kept on file with the Director of Recreation, subject to review and approval by the Township Council.
[Amended 12-20-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-29; 2-19-1985 by Ord. No. 1985-4; 2-4-1986 by Ord. No. 1986-2; 2-17-1987 by Ord. No. 1987-2; 5-21-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-10; 3-15-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-4; 12-2-1998 by Ord. No. 1998-30; 2-12-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-2; 3-9-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-7]
B. 
The fees charged herein shall be collected by the Department of Parks and Recreation and deposited forthwith with the Department of Finance, at the direction of the Township Manager. Said charges shall be on an individual per person basis, but nothing herein shall prevent a team or group from depositing all of the fees for each individual member, collectively at one time, for participation in the program or sport conducted pursuant hereto.
C. 
No person shall participate in any of the programs or sports set forth herein without payment of the fee or fees as established pursuant to this section, and the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, at the direction of the Township Manager, shall enforce the provisions hereof and shall have the power to exclude from participation any person failing to pay the fee as prescribed herein.
A. 
Under Article I, Standards and Regulations.
[Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Medford 6-1-1960 as Ord. No. 1961-1; revised and readopted by the Township Council of the Township of Medford 8-2-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-16]
The following fees and charges are payable under this article:
(1) 
For the filing of an application and plans for a permit to locate and construct an individual sewage disposal system: $5.
(2) 
For the filing of an application and plans for a permit to alter an existing individual sewage disposal system: $3.
(3) 
For the issuance of a permit to locate and construct or alter an individual sewage disposal system: $5.
(4) 
For each reinspection of an individual sewage disposal system or part thereof caused by the failure of the licensee or permittee to locate and construct or alter the same in accordance with the terms of the license or permit issued or the terms of the aforesaid code, an inspection fee of $2 shall be charged.
(5) 
For the issuance or renewal of a license to a person or corporation engaged in the business of cleaning or emptying receptacles for the reception and storage of human excrement or other putrescible matter: $10 for each vehicle or conveyance for the first year such vehicle or conveyance is to be licensed, and $5 for each consecutive annual renewal thereof.
(6) 
For the issuance of a permit to clean or empty any receptacle used for the reception or storage of human excrement or other putrescible matter: $1.
B. 
Under Article II, Cleaning of Systems. The following fees and charges are payable under this Article:
[Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Medford 4-6-1966 as Ord. No. 1966-7]
(1) 
For a license to engage in the business of emptying and cleaning septic tanks and other places for the placement and storage of human excrement within the jurisdiction of the Township and to be deposited in the sewerage system of the Township, $5 for a calendar year.
(2) 
For a permit for each septic tank or other place used for the storage of human excrement to be cleaned and deposited in the sewerage system, $10 for the first 1,000 gallons and $5 for each additional 1,000 gallons or fraction thereof.
[Adopted 12-21-1982 as Ord. No. 27-1982]
Fees under this chapter shall be established and payable as follows:
A. 
Quarter-annual sewer service rates.
(1) 
Residential use. The basic quarterly service charge for sewer service shall be $93.96 per unit. Effective January 1, 2009, the service charge shall be $101.48 per unit.
[Amended 12-4-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-22; 6-17-1986 by Ord. No. 1986-18; 12-17-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-30; 5-18-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-8; 10-10-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-16]
(2) 
Nonresidential use. Wherever possible or practical, nonresidential sewer rates shall be charged based upon metered water used. The Township shall have the right to require installation of a water meter, at the owner's expense, for uses where there is reason to believe that the rate of water drawn will exceed or exceeds 100,000 gallons per quarter.
(a) 
If the nonresidential use is metered for water, the basic annual service charge for sewer service shall be at the rate of $ 4.47 per 1,000 gallons of water used, with a minimum charge of $93.96 per quarter per unit. Effective January 1, 2009, the service rate shall equal $ 4.82 per 1,000 gallons of water used, with a minimum charge of $101.48 per quarter per unit.
[Amended 12-20-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-29; 12-4-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-22; 6-17-1986 by Ord. No. 1986-18; 12-17-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-30; 5-18-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-8; 10-10-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-16]
(b) 
If the nonresidential use is not metered for water, the basic annual service charge for sewer service shall be calculated on the basis of $93.96 per quarter per unit, with the following uses considered to constitute the following number of units and billed accordingly. Effective January 1, 2009, if the nonresidential use is not metered for water, the basic annual service charge for sewer service shall be calculated on the basis of $101.48 per quarter per unit with units described as herein.
[Amended 2-21-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-3; 12-4-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-22; 6-17-1986 by Ord. No. 1986-18; 12-17-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-30; 5-18-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-8; 10-10-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-16]
[1] 
One unit.
[a] 
Churches.
[b] 
Recreation centers.
[c] 
Bowling alley, for each nine lanes or fraction thereof.
[d] 
Beauty salon with one operator.
[e] 
Barbershop.
[f] 
Bank.
[g] 
Doctor's office, for each doctor.
[h] 
Building and loan or savings and loan association.
[i] 
Township hall.
[j] 
Funeral home in connection with private residence.
[k] 
(Reserved) [1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 71-10A(2)(b)[1][k], Firehouse, was repealed 4-1-1998 by Ord. No. 1998-7. See now § 71-10A(3)(b).
[l] 
Milk house.
[2] 
Two units.
[a] 
Gas stations.
[b] 
Beauty salons with more than one operator.
[c] 
Luncheonette or restaurant with no alcoholic beverage license: one unit for each 21 seats or fraction thereof; minimum, two units.
[d] 
Private club with alcoholic beverage license.
[e] 
Dentist's office, for each dentist.
[f] 
Post office.
[g] 
Funeral home in independent building.
[h] 
Pharmacy with soda fountain.
[i] 
Barroom: one unit for each 21 seats; minimum, two units.
[j] 
Golf course.
[3] 
More than two units. The following establishments shall be charged on a per-unit basis as indicated:
[a] 
Schools: One unit shall be charged for each 21 students, faculty and employees, as shown on school records as of September 30 of each year.
[b] 
Industrial installations (domestic waste only): Each 21 employees, on an average determined as of January 1 of each year, shall be considered one unit.
[c] 
Laundromat: one unit for each four machines.
[d] 
Supermarket with on-site washing and preparation of foods, meats or vegetables: five units.
[e] 
Restaurant with alcoholic beverage license: five units.
[f] 
Motel/hotel: one unit for every four rooms or units.
[4] 
Where a nonresidential use contains more than one of the above uses, the use shall be charged for the total of all uses specified in the above schedule. For example, a golf course with private club and alcoholic beverage license, golf course (two units) plus club with license (two units), total charge: four units.
[5] 
Where the nonresidential use is not listed above, one unit shall be charged for every 2,000 square feet of general commercial or office use, or part thereof. Where there is conflict between the specific use schedules set forth in Subsection A(2)(b)[1], [2] and [3] above and the general charge in this Subsection A(2)(b)[5], the higher charge shall be used. For example, a bank of 4,000 square feet shall be charged two units under the general charge herein, although a bank is listed as one unit under Subsection A(2)(b)[1][f] above.
(c) 
When any premises discharges sewage, which sewage is such that it imposes an unreasonable additional burden upon the sewerage system or sewage treatment plant of the Township above and beyond that imposed by the average or normal sewage entering the said sewerage system or sewage treatment facilities, such additional costs necessitated thereby and resulting therefrom shall be an additional charge to the owner of said premises over and above the rates hereinabove set forth. The average strength of raw sewage shall be as determined by analysis of the sewage treatment inflow, and the adjustment for strengths of said sewage shall be as follows:
[1] 
One-percent increase for each five parts per million that the five-day biochemical oxygen demand exceeds the normal biochemical oxygen demand for the raw sewage, as determined hereinbefore.
[2] 
One-percent increase for each five parts per million that the suspended solids exceed the normal suspended solids of raw sewage, as determined hereinabove.
[3] 
One-percent increase for each 50 parts per million that the total solids exceed the normal total solids of the raw sewage, as determined hereinbefore.
[4] 
One-percent increase for each 25 parts per million that the acidity exceeds the normal acidity of the raw sewage, as determined hereinbefore.
[5] 
One-percent increase for each 25 parts per million that the alkalinity exceeds the normal alkalinity of the raw sewage, as determined hereinbefore.
[6] 
One-percent increase for each five parts per million that the chlorine demand exceeds the normal demand of the raw sewage, as determined hereinbefore.
[7] 
One-percent increase for each one part per million of phenols (C6H6O) in excess of 0.1 parts per million.
[8] 
One-percent increase for each one part per million of cyanide (CN) in excess of two parts per million.
[9] 
One-percent increase for each part per million of copper in excess of six parts per million.
[10] 
One-percent increase for each part per million of chromium in excess of 15 parts per million.
[11] 
One-percent increase for each part per million of zinc in excess of 10 parts per million.
(3) 
Exception.
[Added 5-18-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-8]
(a) 
A senior citizen and/or a permanently and totally disabled person, as defined herein, shall pay the sewer rates in existence prior to the adoption of this section. A "senior citizen and/or a permanently and totally disabled person," for the purpose of this exception, shall mean a Township of Medford property owner who qualifies in accordance with N.J.S.A. 54:4-8.40 et seq. for a senior citizen and/or a permanently and totally disabled person property tax deduction.
(b) 
All fire companies within the Township of Medford are exempt from sewer service charges.
[Added 4-1-1998 by Ord. No. 1998-7]
B. 
Water rates.
(1) 
Metered water service rates to all residential and nonresidential users shall be as follows:
[Amended 12-4-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-22; 6-17-1986 by Ord. No. 1986-18; 12-17-1990 by Ord. No. 1990 30; 5-3-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-12; 10-10-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-16]
(a) 
For the first 5,000 gallons or less of water used each quarter, the minimum charge per quarter shall be:
Size of Meter
(inches)
Effective January 1, 2007 Minimum Charges
Effective January 1, 2009 Minimum Charges
5/8 and 3/4
$17.28
$18.66
1
$40.18
$43.39
1 1/2
$68.99
$74.51
2*
$160.70
$173.56
3 or greater*
$361.58
$390.51
Notes:
(1) Residential Lifeline Rate for those who qualify: for the first 5,000 gallons or less of water used each quarter, the minimum charge per quarter shall be $15.20 effective January 1, 2007 and $14.44 effective January 1, 2009.
(2) * Municipal and school users would pay $63.88 for two- or three-inch meters.
(b) 
Rates for additional water consumed:
Gallons of Water
Effective January 1, 2007 Rate per Thousand Gallons
Effective January 1, 2009 Rate per Thousand Gallons
Residential, Civic Association, Municipal
5,001 to 20,000
$2.00
$2.16
20,001 to 27,000
$2.40
$2.59
27,001 to 50,000
$2.87
$3.10
Over 50,000
$4.94
$5.34
Residential Lifeline Rate
(for those who qualify under certain income restrictions)
5,001 to 20,000
$1.43
$1.36
20,001 to 27,000
$2.11
$2.00
27,001 to 50,000
$2.53
$2.40
Over 50,000
$4.34
$4.12
Commercial, Apartments, Condos, Schools
5,000 to 40,000
$2.16
$2.33
40,001 to 60,000
$2.48
$2.68
Over 60,000
$2.97
$3.21
(c) 
Metered irrigation service rates shall be charged for the first 5,000 gallons or less, the minimum charge per quarter as set forth in Subsection B(1)(a) above, and for additional water consumption as follows:
Gallons Per Quarter
Effective January 1, 2007 Rate per Thousand Gallons
Effective January 1, 2009 Rate per Thousand Gallons
Up to 5,000
Same as minimum
Same as minimum
Over 5,000
$4.94
$5.34
(2) 
All multi-unit complexes of apartments, townhouses, condominiums, stores or other multi-unit structures shall be master-metered and the record owner of said property shall be responsible for payment for all water consumed, at the rates in Subsection B(1) above, unless each unit is individually metered and individually owned.
C. 
Sewer connection fees.
[Amended 2-21-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-3]
(1) 
Residential use. There shall be a one-time sewer connection fee for connection of an individual dwelling unit or apartment in the amount as set forth in the schedule set forth in Subsection C(3) below.
(2) 
Nonresidential use. There shall be a one-time sewer connection fee for connection of a nonresidential use, as follows:
(a) 
If the use is metered for water, the connection fee shall be based on the Division's estimate of water usage at the rate per gallon per day of water used, and with a minimum connection fee in the amount as set forth in the schedule set forth in Subsection C(3) below. If requested, or at the option of the Township, the actual water usage will be determined and the connection fee will be adjusted upward or downward, but not less than the minimum above, one year after the connection is accomplished based on one year's experience.
(b) 
If the nonresidential use is not metered for water, the connection fees shall be based on the fees set forth in the schedule set forth in Subsection C(3) below, on a per-unit basis, calculated on the same basis per unit as set forth in Subsection A(2)(b) of this section.
(3) 
Schedule. Sewer connection fees are hereby established at the following rates, with reference to residential use, nonresidential use (metered) and nonresidential use (nonmetered), as set forth in Subsection (C)(1) and (2) above. It is the intent of the Township Council to establish sewer connection fees on an annual basis, in advance, with said sewer connection fee increasing annually in order to provide prompt repayment of such notes and/or bonds that may be issued by the Township in order to pay for the capital improvements to the sewage treatment plant. The Township Council reserves the right to change the sewer connection fees set forth below at any time by ordinance duly enacted.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
Schedule of Sewer Connection Fees
Year
Residential Use
Non-
residential Use Metered
(per gallon)
Nonmetered
(per unit)
2005
$5,000
$19; $5,000 minimum
$5,000
(4) 
Waiver. The Township Council may, in its full discretion, agree to waive part or all of the sewer connection fee(s) for municipally owned or affiliated structures, including schools, libraries, Township offices and buildings, and emergency services buildings. This section is to be strictly construed. This waiver provision shall only apply to connection permit fees and shall in no way apply to sewer rates and other charges.
[Added 10-8-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-32]
D. 
Water connection fees. There shall be a one-time water connection fee for connection to the water system as follows:
[Amended 12-4-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-22]
(1) 
All uses with a five-eighths-inch or three-fourths-inch meter: $1,400.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(2) 
All uses with a one-inch meter: cost of meter plus $1,700.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(3) 
All uses with a one-and-one-half-inch meter: cost of meter plus $2,000.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(4) 
All uses with a two-inch meter: cost of meter plus $2,300.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(5) 
All uses with larger than a two-inch meter: cost of meter plus $4 per gallon per day average use, with a minimum connection fee of $2,600.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(6) 
Lawn sprinkler or irrigation line: There shall be a one-time lawn sprinkler or irrigation line connection fee, whether the tap is made to the main or to the service, equal to 1/2 of the applicable water connection fee established in Subsection D(1) through (5) above, plus $350.
[Amended 4-19-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-7; 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(7) 
Fire hydrant rent fee: reserved.
(8) 
Fire protection or unmetered line fee: $27 per inch of line per quarter effective January 1, 2007 and $29.16 per inch of line per quarter effective January 1, 2009.
[Amended 10-10-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-16]
E. 
Water and sewer inspection fees:
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28[2]]
(1) 
Certificate of C.O. for sump pumps: $25.
(2) 
Water and sewer tie-in inspection: $25.
(3) 
Capped sewer lateral inspection: $25.
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Subsections E and F were superseded 12-4-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-22. For current provisions pertaining to five hydrants and fire protection lines, see § 71-10D(7) and (8) above.
F. 
Location and repairs
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28[3]]
(1) 
Sewer clean out: $50.
(2) 
Water shut-off box: $50.
[3]
Editor's Note: Former Subsections E and F were superseded 12-4-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-22. For current provisions pertaining to five hydrants and fire protection lines, see § 71-10D(7) and (8) above.
[Adopted 3-3-1976 as Ord. No. 1976-6]
The following fees shall be payable under this chapter:
A. 
A one-time setup fee of $100 per advertiser.
B. 
An annual maintenance fee per advertiser per location of $25 due on the first day of each year.
[Adopted 10-4-1961 by Ord. No. 1961-8; amended 9-5-1989 by Ord. No. 1989-20]
A. 
Before the issuance of a permit to excavate or open a street, an applicant shall make:
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(1) 
A minimum cash performance and maintenance guaranty in the amount of $500, which shall cover an excavation up to 50 square feet in area.
(2) 
An additional cash performance and maintenance guaranty in the amount of $10 per square foot for all paved streets or $8 per square foot for all gravel streets or shoulders to cover an excavation in excess of 50 square feet.
B. 
When it is deemed unnecessary by the Township Manager or his designee to excavate by breaking the surface of the road and the result can be obtained by driving pipes under the road, the same permit fee, cash performance and maintenance guaranty or bond must be deposited with the Township based on the area which would otherwise have been excavated.
C. 
If the applicant's excavation exceeds the limits of construction as shown on the application, the Township Manager or his designee shall immediately be notified and provided with a revised application and adjusted permit fee and cash performance and maintenance guaranty.
D. 
In addition to the above cash performance and maintenance guaranty, the applicant shall pay a nonreturnable permit and inspection fee in the amounts of:
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
(1) 
One hundred dollars for opening up to 20 square feet; maximum of $20 for utilities as defined in § 129-21.
(2) 
One hundred and fifty dollars for openings over 20 square feet up to 50 square feet.
(3) 
One hundred and fifty dollars plus 10% of the amounts determined in Subsection A(1) and (2) above for increments for openings over 50 square feet.
[Adopted 4-6-1982 by Ord. No. 1982-5]
The Township Council of the Township of Medford hereby authorizes the collection of trash and refuse at the Burlington County Ossi Vocational-Technical School by the Township Sanitation Department upon payment by said school of the monthly fee of $300, being an annual fee of $3,600.
[Adopted 3-19-1980 by Ord. No. 1980-3]
A. 
Hourly fees for the use of Township equipment shall be payable as follows:
[Amended 4-5-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-6]
(1) 
Dredge: $40.
(2) 
Two-yard loader: $15.
(3) 
Three-yard loader: $18.
(4) 
Dump truck: $15.
B. 
In addition to the hourly fee, there shall be a fee for mobilization/demobilization of the dredge in the amount of $400, payable in advance.
[Added 12-20-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-29; amended 3-9-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-6; 8-24-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-18]
For the first certified copy of a death, marriage, domestic partnership or birth certificate, the Registrar of Vital Statistics shall collect a fee of $10. For each additional certified copy ordered at the same time, the Registrar shall collect $2 per copy.
[Added 12-20-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-29; amended 12-15-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-38; 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
A. 
Nonseating establishments wherein are employed not more than nine employees, not including the owner and his or her spouse, shall pay an annual fee of $20.
B. 
Nonseating establishments wherein are employed more than nine employees, not including the owner and his or her spouse, shall pay an annual fee of $55.
C. 
Seating establishments having a total seating capacity for not more than 19 persons shall pay an annual fee of $20.
D. 
Seating establishments having a total seating capacity for more than 19 persons and not more than 49 persons shall pay an annual fee of $55.
E. 
Seating establishments having a total seating capacity for more than 49 persons and not more than 99 persons shall pay an annual fee of $80.
F. 
Seating establishments having a total seating capacity for more than 99 persons shall pay an annual fee of $105.
G. 
Drive-in establishments shall pay a fee in accordance with the foregoing fees as the same are set forth for seating establishments. Each slot for parking shall be considered to be two seats.
H. 
Mobile establishments shall pay a fee of $20 for each facility from which food is sold in the Township of Medford.
I. 
Industrial establishments shall pay a fee of $20.
J. 
Charitable, religious and educational nonprofit corporations, associations and institutions shall be exempt from the payment of the foregoing fees.
[Added 10-21-1986 by Ord. No. 1986-25]
A. 
For each application received by the Township Clerk, pursuant to the notification provided under N.J.S.A. 2A:18-61.22 et seq., the fee to be charged to the owner of the property shall be $75.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
B. 
All fees due the Township shall be paid in full prior to the Township Clerk's filing the requisite proof of determinations to the Department of Community Affairs.
[Added 5-14-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-7; amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28; 4-22-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-13]
A. 
Under Article II, Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Alarms. The following inspection fees are payable under this article:
(1) 
Requests for a CSDCMAC received more than 10 business days prior to the change of occupant: $50;
(2) 
Requests for a CSDCMAC received four to 10 business days prior to the change of occupant: $70;
(3) 
Requests for a CSDCMAC received fewer than four business days prior to the change of occupant: $125;
(4) 
A fee of $35 shall be assessed for the second required reinspection or greater. There shall be no additional fee charged for the first reinspection.
B. 
Under Article I, General Provisions. The following permit fees are payable under this article:
Type
Fee
1
$42
2
$166
3
$331
4
$497
C. 
Under Article V, Fee Schedule for Staffing and Apparatus Usage. The following Staffing and Apparatus Usage fees are payable under this article. The following fees shall be charged for each hour of usage. All fees shall be based on departure and return to the station to which the apparatus is assigned.
Apparatus
Fire apparatus
$125
Ambulance
$100
Command vehicle
$75
Inspection/investigation vehicle
$75
Personnel
Chief Officer
$70
Captain/Lieutenant
$60
Firefighter
$50
EMT (paid)
$50
Inspector/Investigator
$50
[Added 4-19-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-6; amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
A. 
Under § 89-21A(3), the registration fee for the distribution of handbills in or upon private premises shall be $25.
[Added 8-7-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-14; amended 5-19-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-18; 4-9-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-11]
Application fees for new and additional residential and commercial trash containers are as follows:
A. 
(1) Under § 82-4A(1), the fee for a new residential trash container: $75.
(2)
Under § 82-4A(2), the fee for an additional residential container: $100.
B. 
(1) Under § 82-4B(1), the fee for a ninety-gallon commercial trash container: $75. The fee for a three-hundred-gallon commercial trash container: $250.
(2)
Under § 82-4B(2), the fee for an additional commercial ninety-gallon trash container: $100.
C. 
Under § 82-4D(2), the disposition fee per cubic yard of brush taken to municipal dropoff site: $4 per cubic yard.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 71-21, Fees under Chapter 59, Contractors, Registration and Proof of Bonding, added 4-5-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-6, was repealed 12-13-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-25.
[Added 6-25-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-23; amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28; 5-9-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-5; 5-8-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-7]
A. 
Under § 5-81E(1), the following fees shall be charged for services provided by the Division of Emergency Medical Services:
(1) 
There shall be a fee of $575 for ambulance transportation.
[Amended 2-10-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-2[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance provided that the revised rate schedule take effect 2-1-2009.
(2) 
There shall be a fee of $14 per loaded mile for basic life support (BLS) mileage.
[Amended 2-10-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-2[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This ordinance provided that the revised rate schedule take effect 2-1-2009.
(3) 
There shall be a fee of $75 for oxygen administration.
(4) 
There shall be a fee of $75 for automatic external defibrillator (AED) pads.
(5) 
There shall be a fee of $25 for cervical collars.
B. 
Under § 5-81E(1), the following fees shall be charged for rescue services provided by the Division of Emergency Medical Services or the Division of Fire:
[Added 10-9-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-23]
(1) 
Light rescue: batteries, fluid, stabilization. There shall be a fee of $200 for light rescue operations, such as stabilization, use of hand tools, hazard control and other scene-related light rescue operations.
(2) 
Medium rescue. There shall be a fee of $450 for medium rescue operations, including the use of power tools and hydraulic rescue tools to perform activities such as opening or removing doors to provide access to patients as well as stabilizing vehicles and performing hazardous assessments.
(3) 
Heavy rescue. There shall be a fee of $800 for heavy rescue operations, including any technical rescue procedures, including but not limited to water and ice rescue, rope rescue, confined space rescue, high angle rescue, trench rescue or structural collapse rescue. Heavy rescue also includes motor vehicle rescue where the rescue includes the use of power tools and hydraulic equipment to perform operations such as partial or full roof removal, front/dash displacement, third door access and separating vehicles from one another.
[Amended 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
Under §5-19, the following fees shall be charged by the Municipal Prosecutor:
A. 
For each of the first 10 pages photocopied: $0.75 per page
B. 
For each of the next 10 pages photocopied: $0.50 per page.
C. 
For each of the pages photocopied thereafter: $0.25 per page.
D. 
Actual postage for any discovery sent by mail.
E. 
For the envelope for any discovery sent by mail: $0.25.
F. 
Photographs will be photocopied at the rates established herein. If requests are made for duplicate photographs, the actual cost of making the photographs shall be charged.
G. 
Duplication of videotapes constitutes an extraordinary duplication process and will be charged at the rate of $5.00 per videotape.
H. 
On any item that cannot be photocopied on the Township copy machine or not otherwise provided for in this schedule, the actual cost incurred in making the copy shall be charged.
I. 
Where the discovery must be obtained from an entity other than the Township of Medford, e.g., another police department, the actual costs paid to the other entity shall be paid by the requestor.
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
A mortgagee, servicing organization, or property tax processing organization shall pay the Township $5.00 for the first copy of a duplicate tax bill and $25.00 for each subsequent duplicate copy of the same tax bill in the same fiscal year.
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
Any person whose check is returned to the Township for insufficient funds shall be charged an additional $25 for the returned check.
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28]
A charge of $15 shall be charged for fingerprinting individuals filing an application for a firearm.
[Added 1-11-2005 by Ord. No. 2004-28; 11-27-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-30]
A. 
The Township shall charge the following fees for reproduction of public records:
Record
Fee
Zoning Map
$1 per sheet
Site plans
24 inches by 36 inches
$4.50 per sheet
30 inches by 42 inches
$4.50 per sheet
Street map
$3 each
Reproduction on floppy disk
$1 per disk
Reproduction of CD-ROM recordable disk
$3 per disk
Reproduction of videotapes
$5 per tape
Reproduction of audiotapes
$4 per tape
B. 
The Township of Medford may charge labor costs for extraordinary expenditure of time and effort to accommodate an open public records request. These labor costs may be assessed on a case-by-case basis and pursuant to Government Records Council decisions. The Township shall notify any person requesting public records that a labor cost is to be imposed before any costs are incurred. The person shall then inform the Township whether it wishes to proceed with the record request as a result of the labor cost.
[Added 3-22-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-4]
Type
Fee
Nonrefundable application fee
$100
Light-duty
Tow, per tow
$85
Storage, per day
$35
Mileage, per mile portal to portal, plus tolls
$2.50
Medium- and heavy-duty
Tow, per hour
$225
Labor, per hour
$85
Storage, per day
$35
Mileage, per mile portal to portal, plus tolls
$2.50
Winching, per vehicle
Not to exceed $120
Removal of vehicles from storage lot
Storage removal
$45
Vehicles driven off lot
$0
Statutory impounds
Normal tow, per tow
$125
Storage, per day
$35
Mileage, per mile and tolls, portal to portal
$2.50