[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Medford 2-21-1984 as Ord. No. 1984-4. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Includes any person, firm, corporation or other legal entities engaged in the planning, supervision and installation of plumbing work and who is engaged in contracting to furnish labor, or labor and materials, for the installation, maintenance, repair, extension, alteration or renovation of plumbing.
- PLUMBING WORK
- All uses, installations, alterations, repairs, removals, replacements, connections, disconnections and/or maintenance of any plumbing system in the township.
No plumbing work shall be performed, nor shall any building permit be issued for plumbing work, unless the plumber shall be licensed or a "bona fide representative" of the plumber, as defined in N.J.S.A. 45:14C-2(d), shall be licensed pursuant to the State Plumbing License Law of 1968, also known as N.J.S.A. 45:14C-1 et seq.
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply and no license shall be required in the case of a single-family homeowner, who has prepared his own plans and will perform his own plumbing work on a structure used or intended to be used exclusively as his private residence, providing that said plans are, in the opinion of the Construction Official and appropriate subcode officials, legible and complete and will result in plumbing work being completed in compliance with the regulations promulgated pursuant to the State Uniform Construction Code Act, N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.
Any person, firm, corporation or other entity convicted of a violation of this chapter, or any section thereof, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $500 or a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days, or both, in the discretion of the sentencing court.