Borough of Caldwell, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Caldwell 7-13-1999 by Ord. No. 1076-99 Amendments noted where applicable.]
The following shall be the fees charged by the Borough for the items listed:
Type
Fee
Initial Escrow for Professional Review
Chapter 26, Land Use Procedures, and Chapter 210, Subdivision and Site Plan Review
[Added 7-17-2012 by Ord. No. 1253-12]
Furnishing list of property owners
$10
Applications requiring court reporter
$250 per meeting
Planning Board fees
Zoning change request
$500
$250
Conditional use application
$500
$1,000
Site plan application
Residential, preliminary:
Minimum
$400
$750
Residential apartment, townhouse or condominium
$50 per unit
$200 per unit
Commercial, preliminary:
Minimum
$400
$750
0 to 1,000 square feet of gross floor area
$400
$750
1,001 to 2,500 square feet of gross floor area
$500
$1,000
2,501 to 5,000 square feet of gross floor area
$700
$1,500
Over 5,000 square feet of gross floor area
$1,000
$2,000
Residential and commercial, final
1/2 preliminary
1/2 preliminary
Major subdivision
Minimum
$550
$1,000
Plus, per lot
$150
$550
Minor subdivision (one-family residential)
No new lot created
$250
None
1 to 3 lots
$500
$1,000
Minor subdivision (other, residential or commercial)
1 to 3 lots
$250 per lot
$1,000
Special meeting at request of applicant
$800
Zoning Board of Adjustment fees
Administrative appeals pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70a
$100
$250
Interpretation of zoning regulation pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70b
$200
$250
Bulk variance applications (one- and two-family) pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70c
$150
$500
Bulk variance applications (other) pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70c
$550
$1,000
Use variances pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70d
$750
$1,000
Sign
$200
$250
Site plan application
Residential, preliminary:
Minimum
$400
$750
Apartment, townhouse or condominium
$50 per unit
$200 per unit
Commercial, preliminary:
Minimum
$400
$750
0 to 1,000 square feet of gross floor area
$400
$750
1,001 to 2,500 square feet of gross floor area
$500
$1,000
2,501 to 5,000 square feet of gross floor area
$700
$1,500
Over 5,000 square feet of gross floor area
$1,000
$2,000
Residential and commercial, final
1/2 preliminary
1/2 preliminary
Major subdivision
Minimum
$550
$1,000
Plus, per lot
$150
$550
Minor subdivision (one- and two-family residential)
No new lot created
$250
None
1 to 3 lots
$500
$1,000
Minor subdivision (other, residential or commercial)
$250 per
$1,000
1 to 3 lots
$250 per lot
$1,000
Special meeting at request of applicant
$800
$375
Type
Fee
Chapter 41, Police Department
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Copies of reports (per page):
Letter size, 8.5 inches by 11 inches
$0.05
Legal size, 8.5 inches by 14 inches
$0.07
Search fee in case where review of record is desired
$5
Viewing photographs of accident scenes
$5
Copies of photographs, per photograph (5x7 black and white)
$20
Copy of motor vehicle accident report (per page):
Letter size, 8.5 inches by 11 inches
$0.05
Legal size, 8.5 inches by 14 inches
$0.07
Copy other than in person (administrative fee)
$5
Review of videotape
$30/hr.
Copy of audiotape
$25
Copy of videotape
$30/hr. (plus cost of duplication)
Taking fingerprints of canvassers, solicitors and applicants
$10
Issuance of permit to purchase pistol or revolver
$10, plus state fee
Firearms I.D. card, New Jersey
$10, plus state fee
Permit to purchase handgun, New Jersey
$5, plus state fee
Permit to carry handgun, New Jersey
$20, plus county fee, state fee and police record check fee
Federal fingerprint card
$12, plus state fee
Vehicle storage, daily rate
$5
Police shoulder patch, each
$5
Outside employment of police officers
$55/hr.
For outside employment of police officers with contractors and vendors (per hour)
$65
Fee by the Borough to cover benefits and administrative fees (per hour)
$20
Fee by the Borough for vehicle fees (per hour)
$12.50
Chapter 53, Alcoholic Beverages
[Added 7-13-1999 by Ord. No. 1077-99; amended 8-31-1999 by Ord. No. 1085-99; 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
Article I, Licensing
Type
Fee
Plenary retail consumption license, per year
$1,440
Plenary retail distribution license, per year
$881
Club license, per year
$86
Special liquor permit
$15
Chapter 57, Amusement Devices
Type
Fee
Amusement device license, annual per device
$200
Bingo license, per game
$10, plus state fee
Coin-operated music machine, annual per machine
$20
Chapter 60, Animals
Article II, Dogs
[Amended 8-31-1999 by Ord. No. 1085-99; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Type
Fee
Dog licenses, annual:
Senior citizen owner
$9
Senior citizen owner, nonspayed/nonneutered dog
$12
Nonsenior owner:
Spayed/neutered dog
$12
Nonspayed/nonneutered dog
$15
Late fee
$10
Kennel fee, annual, for more than 10 days
$25
Duplicate licenses
$0.25
Failure to obtain dog license and registration
$50
Allowing dogs to run at large
$50
Chapter 79, Condominium Conversions
Type
Fee
Conversion fee, per apartment unit
$35
Protected tenancy appeal
$150
Chapter 81, Construction Codes, Uniform
[Amended 10-12-1999 by Ord. No. 1089-99; 2-11-2003 by Ord. No. 1120-03; 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
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 submission of an application for a permit. The amount of this fee shall be deducted from the amount of the fee due for a construction permit when the permit is issued.
(2) 
The fee for a construction permit is the sum of the basic fee computed in accordance with Subsection C below, plus all applicable special fees. This fee shall be paid before a permit is issued.
(3) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy shall be in addition to the construction permit fee and shall be paid before a certificate is issued.
(4) 
The fee for an annual construction fee shall be as provided under N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.18(a)4 and 5.
B. 
Plan review fees: The fee for plan review shall be 20% of the amount to be charged for a new construction permit. For projects which do not require plan review for all subcodes, the fee shall be 20% of all applicable subcode fees.
C. 
Basic construction fees:
(1) 
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 of types of plumbing, electrical and fire protection fixtures or devices as herein provided.
(a) 
Fees for new construction shall be based on the volume of the structure. Volume shall be computed in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.28. The new construction fees shall be in the amount of $0.04 per cubic foot of volume buildings and structures of all use groups and types of construction. The basic fee for new construction shall be $50 for R-3, R-5 and U (sheds) Use Groups, and $100 for all other groups.
(b) 
Fees for renovation, alteration and repairs for on-site construction associated with premanufactured and the external utility connection for premanufactured construction shall be based on the estimated cost of the work. The fee shall be computed as a unit rate per $1,000 of the estimated cost of work, and are cumulative, as follows:
For Use Groups R-3 and R-5:
$0 to $50,000
$30 per $1,000
Next $50,000 ($51,000 to $100,000)
$25 per $1,000
Over $100,000
$20 per $1,000
For all other use groups
$35 per $1,000
(c) 
Fees for an addition shall be based on the size of the addition and shall be computed in the same manner as for new construction.
(d) 
For roofing and siding:
[1] 
Residential: $65.
[2] 
Commercial: $125.
(e) 
Installation of central air conditioning: $65 (plus applicable electric fees).
(f) 
Fees for simultaneous renovations and additions shall be the sum of both as computed separately.
Use Group
Fee
R-3 Use Group
$50
R-5 Use Group
$50
All other use groups
$100
(g) 
Installation of a fuel oil tank:
Number of Gallons
Fee
1 to 999 gallons
$75
1,000 to 1,999 gallons
$100
2,000 to 5,000 gallons
$150
More than 5,000 gallons
$225
(h) 
To remove a fuel oil tank:
Use Group
Fee
R-3 Use Group
$75
R-5 Use Group
$75
All other use groups
$200
(i) 
Overtime or special inspections (per hour): $78 ($260 minimum).
[Added 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
(2) 
Plumbing fixtures and equipment. Every separate unit for occupancy shall require a separate plumbing permit.
(a) 
Minimum fee:
Use Group
Fee
R-3 Use Group
$50
R-5 Use Groups
$50
All other use groups
$100
(b) 
All fixtures connected to plumbing system (unless a special fixture, set forth below): $15 per fixture.
(c) 
Special fixtures, which include, but are not limited to, grease traps, oil separators, lawn sprinkler systems, water-cooled machines, interior roof drains, backflow preventers and sewer ejectors: $85.
(d) 
Installation of heating unit:
[1] 
One- and two-family dwellings (per unit): $55.
[2] 
All other structures (per unit): $105.
(3) 
Electrical fixtures and devices:
(a) 
Receptacles, fixtures, switches, detectors, and similar items:
[1] 
First 50: $65.
[2] 
Each additional 25 or part thereof: $12.
(b) 
Motors and electrical devices:
Horsepower
Fee
1 up to 10
$20
Up to 50
$75
Up to 100
$150
Larger than 100
$600
(c) 
Transformers and generators:
Kilowatts
Fee
1 up to 10
$20
Over 10 to 45
$75
Over 45 to 112.5
$150
Larger than 112.5
$600
(d) 
Service panels, entrances and subpanels:
Amperes
Fee
Up to 200
$75
Over 200 and up to 1,000
$150
Larger than 1,000
$600
(e) 
Basic fee for all use groups: $50.
(f) 
Solar photovoltaic systems:
[Added 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Kilowatts
Fee
Up to 50
$61
50 to 100
$125
Over 100
$520
(4) 
Fire protection fees:
(a) 
Installation of sprinkler system
Number of Heads
Fee
Up to 20 heads
$90
Up to 100 heads
$165
Up to 200 heads
$300
Up to 400 heads
$750
Up to 1,000 heads
$1,050
More than 1,000 heads
$1,350
(b) 
Alarm, signaling and supervisory devices:
[1] 
Up to 20 devices: $50.
[2] 
Each additional 25 devices or part thereof: $75.
(c) 
Preengineered systems: $200.
(d) 
Each standpipe with riser: $300.
(e) 
Commercial kitchen exhaust system: $250.
(f) 
Smoke control system: $200.
(g) 
Gas- or oil-fired appliances, including furnaces or boilers: $200.
D. 
Demolition permit fee:
(1) 
R-3 and R-5 Use Groups up to 5,000 square feet in area and 30 feet in height: $75.
(2) 
All others: $200.
E. 
Sign, construct or erect: $75.
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
F. 
Elevators. Fees for installation and inspection of all elevator devices including but not limited to escalators, moving walks, and dumbwaiters shall be as set forth in N.J.A.C. 5:23-12.
G. 
Other permits:
Driveway
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$65
Sidewalk
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$65
Fence (allow 6 feet in rear yard only and require finish side out)
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
R-3 Use Group
$65
R-4 Use Group
$65
All other use groups
$200
Temporary structures, including but not limited to tents, air-supported structures, construction trailers
$75
Asbestos abatement
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$106
Postabatement certificate
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$21
Lead abatement
$175
Postabatement certificate
$35
Shed construction permit
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$65
Mechanical inspection fee
[Added 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$61
Additional (per device)
[Added 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$16
H. 
Variation fees:
Class I structure
$700
Class I resubmission
$300
Class II structure
$150
Class II resubmission
$75
Class III structure
$150
Class III resubmission
$75
PODS – storage container permit
$25
Dumpster permit:
In road
$100
In driveway
$25
Clothing bins, annual
$25
I. 
Certificate fees.
(1) 
Certificate of occupancy
(a) 
Basic fee R-3 Use Group: $75.
(b) 
Basic fee R-5 Use Group: $75.
(c) 
Basic fee all other use groups: $150.
(d) 
In addition to the basic fee, the fee for new construction shall be 10% of the construction permit fee.
(2) 
Change of use: $175.
(3) 
Certificate of compliance for sale of property: $50.
(4) 
Certificate of continued occupancy: $100 per unit for all properties.
[Added 7-16-2019 by Ord. No. 1364-19]
J. 
Training fees:
(1) 
New buildings and additions: $0.0016 per cubic foot.
(2) 
All other construction: $0.80 per $1,000 value of construction.
K. 
All other fees not scheduled: Fees shall be as set forth by the NJDCA as set forth in N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.20.
L. 
Third-party services. Whenever a third party is utilized for subcode or review services, the fee shall be the cost of the third party's service plus 15% of the permit fee.
Chapter 83, Contractors, Registration of
Registration fee
$35
Reregistration fee (annual)
$15
Reregistration after revocation
$35
Registration fee
$35
Chapter 87, Dish Antennas
Application fee for personal earth station or commercial earth station
$100
Escrow deposit
$1,000
Chapter 101, Entertainment, Public
Article I, Parades
Parade permit fee
$25
Fee for permit to conduct an event on public property:
[Added 6-22-2010 by Ord. No. 1217-10]
Level 1 100 people or less
$50
Level 2 More than 100 people
$100
Level 3 Event with live entertainment or with sale of food or with food vendor with up to 249 people
$150
Level 4 Event with live entertainment or with sale of food or with food vendor and more than 249 people
$250
The fee schedule set forth above is not cumulative.
Carnivals and fairs:
Borough property:
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Kiwanis oval (per day)
Refer to fee schedule of the Caldwell-West Caldwell Recreation Department.
Other Borough property (per day)
Refer to the Borough of Caldwell Private Use for Public Property Application.
Non-Borough property (per day)
$25
Outdoor event
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Refer to the Borough of Caldwell Private Use for Public Property Application.
Chapter 109, Fire Prevention
[Added 4-18-2017 by Ord. No. 1328-17]
Certificate of Fire Code status; smoke detectors and carbon monoxide compliance:
One-family dwelling
$50
Two-family dwelling
$100
Any required reinspection
$25
Certificate of Fire Code status, as required by § 109-3C(3)
[Added 10-3-2017 by Ord. No. 1334-17]
$50
Non-life-hazard registration:
Residential: R-2 (multiple dwellings and mixed use with any residential use):
Up to three dwelling units
$90
Each additional unit (per unit)
$15
Nonresidential: A (Assembly), B (Business), E (Educational), F (Factory/Industrial), I (Institutional), M (Mercantile), S (Storage):
Buildings or structures:
Up to 250 square feet
$30
251 to 999 square feet
$50
1,000 to 4,999 square feet
$80
5,000 to 9,999 square feet
$135
10,000 to 14,999 square feet
$250
15,000 to 29,000 square feet
$370
30,000 to 74,999 square feet
$500
Over 75,000 square feet
$750
Buildings or structures having common areas, stairwells, utility rooms or restrooms on more than one floor: $50 for each floor other than the ground floor in addition to the base fee.
False fire alarms:
Residential occurrences in a calendar year:
First false fire alarm
Warning only
Second false fire alarm
Warning only
Third false fire alarm
$100
Fourth false fire alarm
$200
Fifth false fire alarm
$300
Sixth false fire alarm and each thereafter
$500
Nonresidential occurrences in a calendar year: A (Assembly), B (Business), E (Educational), F Factory/Industrial), I (Institutional), M (Mercantile), S (Storage):
First false fire alarm
Warning only
Second false fire alarm
Warning only
Third false fire alarm
$200
Fourth false fire alarm
$300
Fifth false fire alarm
$500
Sixth false fire alarm and each thereafter
$1,000
Outside assignments:
Fire watch
$30 per man hour
$12.50 per vehicle
$12 administrative fee
Fire truck
$100 per hour (including personnel)
Chapter 114, Food-Handling Establishments
Restaurants, luncheonettes, etc. (annual fees):
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
1 to 50 seating capacity
$100
51 to 100 seating capacity
$150
Over 100 seating capacity
$250
Miscellaneous annual fees:
Single food-handling:
Retail
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$100
Temporary license
$25
Nonprocessing
$50
Temporary license
$25
Taverns (no food service)
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$100
Delicatessens
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$100
Soda fountains, snack bars
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$100
Candy counters
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$30
Plant, school and institutional cafeterias
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$100
Supermarkets
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$250
Catering units:
Mobile (packaged goods only)
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$100
Seasonal
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$75
Milk route, per vehicle
$5
Temporary food-handling permits (maximum 10 days for carnivals, fairs, etc.)
$25
Inspection fees:
First hour or any fraction thereof
$50
Each additional 1/2 or fraction thereof
$30
Chapter 118, Games of Chance
Raffle licenses:
On-premises drawing, each day on which drawing is held
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$20
Off-premises drawing for merchandise, per $1,000 or part thereof of retail value or awarded prize(s)
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$20
Nondrawing carnival wheels/games, for each wheel or game conducted on any day or series of 6 consecutive days in 1 week
$10
Chapter 134, Junk Dealers
License fee for each cart, automobile or other vehicle
$5
Chapter 167, Peddling and Soliciting
Peddlers:
Residents, per day
$10
Residents, per month
$25
Nonresidents, per day
$15
Nonresidents, per month
$75
Transient merchants:
Residents, per day
$10
Residents, per month
$25
Nonresidents, per day
$15
Nonresidents, per month
$75
Transient merchant peddlers (above)
Transient merchant fee above, plus peddler fee for each peddler employed by merchant
Canvassers and solicitors:
[Added 3-28-2000 by Ord. No. 1093-00]
Residents, per month
$25
Nonresidents, per month
$75
Chapter 171, Poolrooms and Bowling Alleys
Pool and billiard tables:
First table upon licensed premises, per year
$75
Each additional table, per year
$15
Bowling alley:
First lane, per year
$75
Each additional, per year
$15
Chapter 182, Rent Control
Annual rent license fee per housing unit
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$30
Transfer fee, per license
$20
Inspection of vacated housing unit
$35
Reinspection of vacated housing unit, per inspection
$25
Chapter 185, Sales, Special
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Closing-out sales for a period:
Not exceeding 30 days
$35
Not exceeding 60 days
$60
Not exceeding 90 days
$85
Chapter 190, Sewers
Application fee
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$250
Deposit for stoppage repair
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$250
Application for industrial waste treatment
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$250
Review of plans for pretreatment or equalization plants, minimum
$500
Appeal to governing body from denial of sewer connection
$750
Sewer connection fee, per equivalent connection
$3,600
Sewer user fee, per equivalent connection
Established annually by resolution of Mayor and Council
Chapter 207, Streets and Sidewalks
Article II, Street Openings
Road opening:
First 5 linear feet by 3 feet wide
$25
From 5 to 25 linear feet by 3 feet wide
$45
From 25 to 50 linear feet by 3 feet wide
$65
Extensive openings
$75
Boring, tunneling or driving under road, lump sum minimum
$75
Curb, gutter, apron, sidewalk or driveway
Lump sum, plus $15
Public utility annual fee in lieu of individual application fees
$1,000
Security deposit for guaranteeing restoration of pavement, curbing or topsoil:
Opening, paved areas, curb, gutters, sidewalk, driveway:
Base charge
$25
Additional charge:
For each square yard of trench opened
$15
For each square yard of paving
$5
For each linear foot of curb
$7
Opening shoulders and roadside areas:
Base charge
$25
Additional charge for each square yard of trench opened
$5
Boring, tunneling or driving under road:
Base charge
$25
Additional charge per linear foot of boring
$1
Escrow deposit for engineering and legal costs:
For road openings, excavations, boring and other work as stated on the permit application, base charge,including first 5 square yards on any trench, driveway or sidewalk opening torn up or excavated, and including the first 20 linear feet of any curb or gutter torn up or excavated
$100
Additional professional services
Established by resolution of Mayor and Council
Chapter 214, Swimming Pools
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Permanent private swimming pools:
Construction or installation
$125
Construction or installation of addition or alteration, per $1,000 or any part thereof of the cost of such addition or alteration
$15
Annual fee (payable May 1 each year):
Over 10,000 gallons' capacity
$25
Under 10,000 gallons' capacity and over 1,350
$15
Portable private swimming pools, annual fee (payable May 1 each year):
Under 10,000 gallons' capacity and over 1,350
$5
Under 1,350 gallons' capacity
No fee
Annual inspection of electrical for swimming pools and hot tubs
$61
Chapter 220, Taxicabs
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Annual taxicab license, per vehicle
$35
Chapter 227, Trees
See § 227-8B, Schedule of fees.
Chapter 234, Vehicles, Sale of
Annual license:
To sell, trade or store motor vehicles
$250
If issued after August 1
$150
Chapter 238, Vending Machines
Annual fee per vending machine
Food/open beverage
$25
Canned/bottled beverage
$10
Newspaper vending machines
[Added 2-11-2003 by Ord. No. 1120-03; amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Initial registration
$15
Annual registration
$15
Chapter 242, Water
Turn-on charge after discontinuance of service
$10
Meter testing fee
$30
Application for refrigeration/air-conditioning equipment
$100
Water, per 1,000 gallons
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10; 3-23-2010 by Ord. No. 1205-10; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11; 4-7-2015 by Ord. No. 1303-15; 2-7-2017 by Ord. No. 1324-1710-1-2019 by Ord. No. 1373-19]
$9.00
Final water meter reading fee
$10
Duplicate water bills
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
$3
Meters, first installation (all sizes):
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Cost, plus 35%
All new meters, first installation and inspection fee
$50
Outside reader
$100
Meter testing fee:
3/4 inch or smaller
$30
Larger than 3/4 inch
The fee charged to borough by contractor providing service, not to exceed $300
Frozen meter replacement (according to size)
$125 to 1,500
Shut-off meter service
$10
Shut off or turn on (after business hours)
[Amended 8-31-1999 by Ord. No. 1085-99]
$90
Meter repairs (all meters over 1 inch)
Owner's expense
Meter check (every 3 years)
Owner's expense
Water tap:
3/4 inch
$150
1 inch
$175
Application for tap, minimum deposit
$500
Water service charge (per quarter)
$25
Fire flow test
$100
Private hydrant charge (per quarter)
$25
Water shutoff/on, maintenance
$10
Fire sprinkler service charge (per quarter):
Residential: 2 inches and smaller
Exempt
4 inches and smaller main
$100
6-inch main
$150
8 inches and larger main
$200
Tax Department
Duplicate tax bills
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
$3
Tax search
$10
Continuation tax search
$2
Assessment search
$10
Continuation assessment search
$2
Health Department Fees
(Established by ordinance of the Borough Board of Health)
Flu clinic
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
Prevailing Medicare rate
Pap clinic
$20
Colo-rectal screening
$5
Food handler's course
$20
Copies of Health Department documents, per page:
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
1 to 10 pages
$0.75
11 to 20 pages
$0.50
21 and more
$0.25
Vital statistics:
Marriage license
[Amended 9-9-2003 by Ord. No. 1133-03]
$28
Burial permit, each
[Amended 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
$15
Certified copies marriage license
[Amended 9-9-2003 by Ord. No. 1133-03; 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
$10
Birth record
[Amended 9-9-2003 by Ord. No. 1133-03; 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
$10
Death certificate
[Amended 9-9-2003 by Ord. No. 1133-03; 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
$10
Filing of correction form:
[Added 2-9-2010 by Ord. No. 1202-10]
Birth
$10
Death
$10
Marriage
$10
Public establishments:
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Beauty parlors, nail salons and tanning salons
$25
Barbershops
$25
Late fee when paid after April 1
$25
Pet shop
$25
Child-care facility
[Added 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
$50
Miscellaneous Fees
Municipal Clerk's office:
Transcripts of tapes (fee established by transcribing firm)
$125 deposit
Copies of documents (per copy):
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Letter size, 8.5 inches by 11 inches
$0.05
Legal size, 8.5 inches by 14 inches
$0.07
Copies of ordinances:
General, per page
$0.50
Rent Ordinance, full text
[Amended 8-31-1999 by Ord. No. 1085-99]
$10
Subdivision and Site Plan Review Ordinance, full text
[Amended 8-31-1999 by Ord. No. 1085-99]
$10
Zoning Ordinance, full text
$10
Zoning Map
$0.50
Borough Code
[Added 8-31-1999 by Ord. No. 1085-99]
$250
Borough Code supplements
[Added 8-31-1999 by Ord. No. 1085-99]
$75
Master Plan
$20.00
Christmas tree sales:
Permit
$100
Deposit
$150
Parking lot permits:
All-night parking
[Amended 7-13-1999 by Ord. No. 1077-99; 5-28-2002 by Ord. No. 1114-02; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Annual
$360
Quarterly
$90
All-day parking
[Amended 7-13-1999 by Ord. No. 1077-99; 5-28-2002 by Ord. No. 1114-02; 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Annual
$360
Quarterly
$90
Senior citizen discount
All night/all day parking
Annual
$20
Quarterly
$5
Recycling fees:
[Amended 6-14-2011 by Ord. No. 1234-11]
Washers, dryers, furnaces, stoves, water heaters, metal bedsteads, swing sets, shelving, etc., per item
$10
Appliances containing refrigerant (air conditioners, freezers, refrigerators, etc.), per item
$30
Televisions:
Under 32 inches
$10
Over 32 inches
$15
Public defender, application fee for service (Municipal Judge sets fee)
[Amended 7-13-1999 by Ord. No. 1077-99; 8-31-1999 by Ord. No. 1085-99]
$0 to $200
Smoke-sensitive device, certificate
$35