Township of Lumberton, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Lumberton 4-4-1977 by Ord. No. 1977-2 (part of Ch. XII of the 1973 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Unfit buildings — See Ch. 109.
Development regulations — See Ch. 130.
Soil removal and erosion control — See Ch. 246.

§ 121-1 Enforcing agency established; composition.

There is hereby established in the Township a State Uniform Construction Code Enforcing Agency to be known as "Lumberton Code Enforcement Agency," consisting of a Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Electrical Subcode Official, Fire Protection Subcode Official and such other subcode officials for such additional subcodes as the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey, shall hereafter adopt as part of the State Uniform Construction Code. The Construction Official shall be the chief administrator of the enforcing agency. The Fire Protection Subcode Official shall be appointed by the Township Committee from those persons recommended by the Fire Chief; all others shall be appointed by the Township Committee.

§ 121-2 Official positions.

Each official position created in § 121-1 hereof shall be filled by the person qualified for such position pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq., or any amendments or supplements thereto, and N.J.A.C. 5:23, provided that, in lieu of any particular subcode official, an on-site inspection agency may be retained by contract pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23. More than one such official position may be held by the same person, provided that such person is qualified pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq., or any amendments or supplements thereto, and N.J.A.C. 5:23 to hold each such position.

§ 121-3 Location.

The public shall have the right to do business with the enforcing agency at one official location, except for emergencies and unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances.

§ 121-4 Fees.

[Amended 5-18-1981 by Ord. No. 1981-3; 12-16-1985 by Ord. No. 1985-16; 3-16-1987 by Ord. No. 1987-4; 12-18-1989 by Ord. No. 1989-17; 2-5-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-2; 12-17-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-21]
A. 
The basis for fees shall be as follows:
(1) 
General.
(a) 
The fee to be charged for a construction permit will be the sum of the basic construction fee computed in accordance with Subsection A(3) below, plus any applicable special fees, such as elevator or sign fees, and this fee shall be paid before a permit is issued.
(b) 
The fee to be charged for a certificate of occupancy shall be paid before a certificate is issued, and this fee shall be in addition to the construction permit fee.
(c) 
The fee to be charged for an annual construction permit shall be charged annually, and this fee shall be administered in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.18(a)4 and 5.
(2) 
Plan review fee.
(a) 
The fee for plan review shall be paid at the time the permit is issued. A plan review fee is not refundable.
(b) 
A plan review fee is computed on the basis of a percentage of the amount to be charged for a construction permit.
(3) 
Basic construction fee.
(a) 
The basic construction fee is computed on the basis of the volume of the building, in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.28 or, in the case of alterations, on the estimated construction cost and the number and type of plumbing, electrical and fire protection fixtures or devices as herein provided.
(b) 
Volume or cost. Fees for new construction or alterations shall be as follows:
[1] 
Fees for renovations, alterations, reroofing and repairs and for the installation and foundation systems of premanufactured construction and the external utility connections for premanufactured construction shall be based upon the estimated cost of the work, with the fee being computed as a unit rate per $1,000 of estimated cost.
[2] 
Fees for renovations, alterations and repairs are based upon the estimated cost of the work, with the fee being computed as a unit rate per $1,000 of estimated cost.
[3] 
Fees for additions are computed on the same basis as for new construction for the added portion.
[4] 
Fees for combination renovations and additions shall be computed as the sum of the fees for the addition and alteration computed separately in accordance with Subsection A(3)(b)[2] and [3] above.
[5] 
The unit rates vary for different occupancy groups.
[6] 
Temporary structures and all structures for which volume cannot be computed, such as swimming pools and open structural towers, are charged a flat rate.
[7] 
Fees for minor construction work are based upon the estimated cost of the work, with the fee being computed as a unit rate per $1,000 of estimated cost or fraction thereof.
(c) 
Plumbing fixtures and appurtenances. Fees are based upon the number of plumbing fixtures, devices, plumbing stacks and utility service connections to be installed. Utility service connections include sewer, water and gas service connections, and the fee is a unit rate per device, stack and utility service connection. The unit rate varies for different types of fixtures and utility service connections.
(d) 
Electrical fixtures and devices. Fees are based upon the number of electrical fixtures and devices to be installed, with the fee being a unit rate per fixture and device.
(e) 
Fire fees are based upon the number of sprinkler heads, standpipes and detectors (smoke and heat). Fees are also charged for the inspection of premanufactured fire suppression systems, for gas- and oil-fired appliances not connected to the plumbing system, for kitchen exhaust systems and for incinerators and crematoria.
(4) 
Demolition permit fees.
(a) 
Fees for the demolition or the removal of a building or structure shall be established as a flat fee.
(b) 
Such fee varies according to the type of structure and whether there has been a condemnation.
(5) 
Sign permit fees. For a permit to construct a sign, the fee shall be based on the size of the sign.
[Amended 10-21-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-13]
(6) 
Certificate of occupancy fees.
(a) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy for new construction is a flat fee and a percentage fee depending on the use group.
[Amended 6-1-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-4]
(b) 
The fees for certificates of occupancy, certificates of continued occupancy, certificates of occupancy granted pursuant to a change of use and for multiple certificates of occupancy are based on a flat fee.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 121-4A(6)(c), which immediately followed this subsection and provided that the fee for a certificate of approval is a flat fee, was repealed 6-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-9.
(7) 
Elevator inspection and test fees.
[Amended 6-1-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-4; 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8]
(a) 
The fees for witnessing acceptance tests and performing inspections shall be as follows:
[1] 
The basic fees for elevator devices in structures not in Use Group R-3 or R-4 shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Traction and winding drum elevators:
1 to 10 floors
$225.00
Over 10 floors
$375.00
Hydraulic elevators
$200.00
Roped hydraulic elevators
$225.00
Escalators, moving walks
$200.00
Dumbwaiters
$50.00
Stairway chairlifts, inclined and vertical wheelchair lifts and manlifts
$50.00
[2] 
Additional charges for devices equipped with the following features shall be as follows:
Feature
Fee
Oil buffers (charge per oil buffer)
$ 40.00
Counterweight governor and safeties
$100.00
Auxiliary power generator
$75.00
[3] 
The fee for elevator devices in structures in Use Group R-3 or R-4 shall be $150.
[4] 
The fee for witnessing acceptance tests of, and performing inspections of, alterations shall be $50.
(b) 
The fees for routine and periodic tests and inspections for elevator devices in structures not in Use Group R-3 or R-4 shall be as follows:
[1] 
The fee for six-month routine inspection of elevator devices shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Traction and winding drum elevators:
1 to 10 floors
$140.00
Over 10 floors
$180.00
Hydraulic elevators
$100.00
Roped hydraulic elevators
$140.00
Escalators, moving walks
$140.00
[2] 
The fees for the one-year periodic inspection and witnessing of tests of elevator devices, which shall include a six-month routine inspection, shall be:
Type
Fee
Traction and winding drum elevators:
1 to 10 floors
$200.00
Over 10 floors
$240.00
Hydraulic elevators
$150.00
Roped hydraulic elevators
$200.00
Escalators, moving walks
$320.00
Dumbwaiters
$80.00
Manlifts, stairway chairlifts, in- clined and vertical wheelchair lifts
$120.00
[3] 
Additional yearly periodic inspection charges for elevator devices shall be as follows:
Device
Fee
Oil buffers (charge per oil buffer)
$40.00
Counterweight governor and safeties
$80.00
Auxiliary power generator
$50.00
[4] 
The fee for the three-year and five-year inspection of elevator devices shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Traction and winding drum elevators:
1 to 10 floors (five-year)
$340.00
Over 10 floors (five-year)
$380.00
Hydraulic and roped hydraulic elevators:
Three-year inspection
$250.00
Five-year inspection
$150.00
(8) 
Whenever a permit is received based on an approved prototype plan, the permit fee shall be reduced by the amount of the plan review fee.
(9) 
(Reserved) [2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(9), regarding a surcharge fee for all new construction, as amended, was repealed 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6. See § 121-6.
(10) 
All computed fees which would normally contain cents shall be rounded to the next highest even dollar amount.
B. 
Enforcing agency fees shall be as follows:
(1) 
Plan review fee. Such fees shall be 5% of the amount to be charged for a new construction permit.
(a) 
Courtesy plan review. An applicant may request the Lumberton Township Construction Official to perform a courtesy plan review of any proposed construction project. The cost for this courtesy plan review shall be 20% of the fee to be charged for the construction permit. The fee for a courtesy plan review shall be paid at the time of submission for the review.
[Added 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6]
(2) 
The minimum fee for a basic construction permit work covering any and all of the building, plumbing, electrical or fire protection subcodes shall be $46.
[Amended 6-19-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-7; 6-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-9; 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12]
(3) 
The fee for the new building construction and additions per cubic foot of volume for buildings and structures for Use Groups B, H, I, M, E, R, U as defined in the New Jersey State Building Code shall be $0.034 per cubic foot, for Use Groups A, F, S shall be $0.019 per cubic foot, for structures on farms, $0.0010 per cubic foot, including commercial farm buildings under N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.2(d) used exclusively for the storage of food or grain or the sheltering of livestock, with the maximum fee for such structures on farms not to exceed $1,443.
[Amended 6-19-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-7; 6-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-9; 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6; 3-6-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-2-002]
(4) 
The fees for building reconstruction, renovations, alterations and repairs, except as set forth below, shall be based on the estimated cost of the work. For the purpose of determining the estimated cost, an applicant shall submit to the Construction Official an estimate of the cost of the construction by a New Jersey licensed architect, engineer or recognized estimating firm or by the contractor. The Lumberton Township Construction Official shall make the final decision regarding estimate cost.
[Amended 6-19-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-7; 6-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-9; 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6; 3-6-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-2-002]
Estimated Cost
Fee
(per $1,000)
For the first $50,000
$30
$50,001 to $100,000
$23
$100,001 and greater
$19
(a) 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the fee for a shed shall be $30.
[Amended 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12]
(b) 
The fee for a residential roof or siding is $100.
[Amended 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12; 8-19-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-6-004]
(c) 
The fee for a one-story deck is $100.
[Amended 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12; 8-19-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-6-004]
(d) 
The fee for a two-story deck is $150.
[Amended 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12; 8-19-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-6-004]
(5) 
Fees for plumbing work shall be as follows:
(a) 
Thirteen dollars per fixture/item connected to the plumbing system.
[Amended 10-21-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-13; 6-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-9; 5-15-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-3; 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6; 3-6-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-2-002]
(b) 
Eighty-two dollars per special device for the following: grease traps, oil separators, water-cooled condensing units, refrigeration units, utility service connections, backflow preventers, steam boilers, hot-water boilers (excluding those used for domestic water heating), gas piping, gas service entrances, active solar systems, sewer pumps, ejectors, interceptors and fuel oil piping.
[Amended 5-15-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-3; 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6; 3-6-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-2-002]
(c) 
A flat fee of $50 to inspect the building drain and field connections in a modular structure.
(d) 
A flat fee of $50 to inspect revisions and/or connections of a building drain from a septic system to a sewer.
[Amended 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6]
(e) 
A flat fee of $25 to inspect lawn sprinklers and backflow preventors.
[Added 6-19-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-7; amended 6-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-9; 9-20-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-16]
(6) 
Fee for electrical work shall be as follows:
(a) 
From one to 50 receptacles, lighting fixtures, detectors, devices and motors or devices of less than one horsepower or one kilowatt: $40, with each additional 25 items or fewer having a fee of $6.
[Amended 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8; 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12]
(b) 
For each motor or electrical device greater than one horsepower and less than or equal to 10 horsepower and for transformers and generators greater than one kilowatt and less than or equal to 10 kilowatts: $10 each.
[Amended 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8; 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12]
(c) 
For each motor or electrical device greater than 10 horsepower and less than or equal to 50 horsepower, for each service panel, service entrance or subpanel less than or equal to 200 amperes, and for all transformers and generators greater than 10 kilowatts and less than or equal to 45 kilowatts: $50 each.
[Amended 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8; 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12]
(d) 
For each motor or electrical device greater than 50 horsepower and less than or equal to 100 horsepower, for each service panel, service entrance or subpanel greater than 200 amperes and less than or equal to 1,000 amperes and for transformers and generators greater than 45 kilowatts and less than or equal to 112.5 kilowatts: $95 each.
[Amended 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12]
(e) 
For each motor or electrical device greater than 100 horsepower, for each service panel, service entrance or subpanel greater than 1,000 amperes and for each transformer or generator greater than 112.5 kilowatts: $300 each.
(f) 
For the purpose of computing these fees, all motors except those in plug-in appliances shall be counted (including control equipment, generators, transformers and all heating, cooking or other devices consuming or generating electrical energy).[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: Former Subsections B(6)(g), (h) and (i), which provided fees for pools, hot tubs, spas and light standards, amended 10-21-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-13, which immediately followed this subsection, were deleted 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8.
(g) 
For each situation involving a permit for electrical bonding for in-ground or aboveground pools, the fee shall be $75, which shall include any pool switches, outlets or lights necessary for the pool installation.
[Added 6-19-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-7; amended 6-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-9; 9-2-1997 by Ord. No. 1997-18; 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12]
(h) 
The fee for a permit for any residential burglar alarm shall be $35.
[Added 6-19-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-7; amended 6-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-9; 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12]
(i) 
The installation of load management devices by the public utility company shall be a flat fee of $12 per device installed.
[Added 9-2-1997 by Ord. No. 1997-18]
(j) 
Annual electrical certificate of compliance fee for public pools is $45, which covers the inspection and administrative costs.
[Added 9-20-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-16]
(k) 
Solar/photovoltaic systems. The fee shall be based on the designated kilowatt rating of the solar/photovoltaic system as follows:
[Added 7-19-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-5-004]
[1] 
One to 50 kilowatts, the fee shall be $75.
[2] 
Fifty-one to 100 kilowatts, the fee shall be $200.
[3] 
Greater than 100 kilowatts, the fee shall be $576.
(7) 
Fee for fire permits shall be as follows:
[Amended 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8; 6-19-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-7; 6-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-9; 2-2-1998 by Ord. No. 1998-7]
(a) 
The fee for 20 or fewer heads shall be $65; for 21 to and including one hundred heads, the fee shall be $120; for 101 to and including 200 heads the fee shall be $229; for 201 to and including 400 heads, the fee shall be $594; for 401 to and including 1,000 heads, the fee shall be $822; for over 1,000 heads, the fee shall be $1,050.
(b) 
The fee for each standpipe shall be $229.
(c) 
The fee for each independent pre-engineered system shall be $92.
(d) 
The fee for each gas- or oil-fired appliance which is not connected to a plumbing system shall be $46.
(e) 
The fee for each commercial kitchen exhaust system shall be $46.
(f) 
The fee for each incinerator shall be $365.
(g) 
The fee for each crematorium shall be $365.
(h) 
The fee to inspect a fireplace or woodburning stove chimney is $40, which fee is for the fire subcode only.
(i) 
The fee for the installation of tanks for the storage of flammable and/or combustible liquids and gases, including residential LPG fuel, shall be $60 for the first 1,000 gallons' capacity and $35 for each additional 500 gallons' capacity or fraction thereof.
(j) 
The fee for any conversion from oil to gas head shall be $15 for the fire inspection and $15 for the plumbing inspection fee.
(k) 
The fee for one to twelve alarm devices shall be $25; for each 25 alarm devices in addition to this, the fee shall be in the amount of $10.
[Amended 5-15-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-3]
(8) 
Sign fees shall be as follows:
(a) 
The fee to construct a sign shall be $1 per square foot.
[Amended 10-21-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-13]
(b) 
This fee is in addition to any fees associated with a required electrical inspection.
(9) 
Swimming pools. In addition to any fees associated with a required electrical inspection, fees for construction of a swimming pool shall be as follows:
[Amended 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8; 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6]
(a) 
Aboveground pool: $65.
(b) 
In-ground pool: $175.
(10) 
(Reserved)[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B(10), Fence fees, as amended, was repealed 8-21-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-18.
(11) 
Tower and antenna fees shall be as follows:
(a) 
The fee to construct an open structural tower shall be $100 for each such structure erected for commercial use and $30 for each such structure erected for use by one duly licensed as an amateur radio operator or CB operator by the Federal Communications Commission.
(b) 
The fee to construct a roof-mounted antenna structure more than 12 feet above the roof shall be $100 for each such structure erected for commercial use and $30 for each such structure erected for use by one duly licensed as an amateur radio operator or CB operator by the Federal Communications Commission.
(c) 
(Reserved)[5]
[5]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B(11)(c), which provided a fee for modular structures, was deleted 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8.
(d) 
(Reserved)[6]
[6]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B(11)(d), which provided fees for tents and membrane structures, was deleted 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8.
(e) 
The fee for a demolition or removal permit shall be $60 per structure or part of a structure of less than 5,000 square feet in area and less than 30 feet in height, for one- or two-family residences (Use Group R-3 of the building subcode) and structures on farms, including commercial farm buildings under N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.2(d) used exclusively for storage of food or grain or sheltering of livestock, and $120 for all other use groups (per structure). The fee for abandonment, removal or closure of an underground fuel storage tank is $60 per tank.
[Amended 10-21-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-13; 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8]
(12) 
Retaining walls.
[Added 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6]
(a) 
The fee for the construction of a retaining wall with a surface area greater than 550 square feet that is associated with a Class 3 residential structure shall be $150.
(b) 
The fee for the construction of a retaining wall with a surface area of 550 square feet or less that is associated with a Class 3 residential structure shall be $75.
(c) 
The fee for a newly constructed retaining wall of any size at other than a Class 3 residential structure shall be based on the cost of the construction.
(13) 
Tents. The fee for tents in excess of 900 square feet or more than 30 feet in any dimension shall be $80 each. The tents for the local Farm Fair will be a flat rate of $80 for all.
[Added 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12]
(14) 
Hourly rate. There shall be an additional fee of $65 per hour for review of any amendment or change to a plan that has already been released or for any development-wide inspection of homes after the issuance of a certificate of occupancy to determine whether a violation exists or to verify that work performed to abate a violation is complete.
[Added 6-17-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12]
C. 
Fee scales.
(1) 
Certificates of occupancy.
(a) 
Certificate of occupancy by use group.
[Amended 6-1-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-4]
[1] 
Fees shall be in the amount of 10% of the new construction permit fee. The minimum fee shall be $100.
[2] 
Exceptions. For one- and two-family residences less than 5,000 square feet in area and less than 30 feet in height, farm structures and commercial farm buildings, the fee shall be $65.
[Amended 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6]
(b) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy granted pursuant to a change of use group shall be $80.
[Amended 10-21-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-13; 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8]
(c) 
The fee for a certificate of continued occupancy shall be $80.
[Amended 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8]
(d) 
The fee for the renewal of a temporary certificate of occupancy shall be $25..
[Amended 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-6]
(e) 
(Reserved)[7]
[7]
Editor's Note: Former § 121-4C(1)(e), which contained a fee for a certificate of approval, added 6-19-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-7, was repealed 6-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-9.
(f) 
The fee for plan review of a building for compliance under the alternate systems and nondepletable energy source provisions of the energy subcode shall be $200 for one- and two-family homes and for light commercial structures having the indoor temperature controlled from a single point, and $1,000 for all other structures.
(g) 
The fee for an application for a variation in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.10 shall be $400 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 $200 for Class I structures and $40 for Class II and Class III structures.
(h) 
The fee to install a vapor recovery system is $100 per tank.
(2) 
Periodic inspections. Fees for the periodic reinspection of equipment and facilities granted a certificate of approval for a specified duration in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.23 shall be as follows:
(a) 
For cross-connections and backflow preventers that are subject to testing, requiring reinspection every 12 months, the fee shall be $85 for each device when they are tested (one time annually).
[Amended 9-20-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-16]
(3) 
The fee to be charged for an annual construction permit shall be charged annually, and this fee shall be a flat fee based upon the number of maintenance workers who are employed by the facility who are primarily engaged in work that is governed by a subcode. Managers, engineers and clerical workers shall not be considered maintenance workers for the purpose of establishing the annual construction permit fee.
(a) 
Annual permits may be issued for building/fire-protection, electrical and plumbing inspections.
(b) 
Such fees shall be as follows:
[1] 
One to 25 workers (including foremen): $500 per worker, and for each additional worker over 25, $200 per worker.
[2] 
Prior to the issuance of the annual permit, a training registration fee of $100 per subcode shall be submitted by the applicant to the Department of Community Affairs, Construction Code Enforcement, Training Section, along with a copy of the construction permit (Form F-170), with checks being made payable to Treasurer, State of New Jersey.
(4) 
Administrative fees shall be as follows:
(a) 
For each construction permit issued for an asbestos hazard abatement, the fee shall be $70.
[Amended 9-20-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-16]
(b) 
For each certificate of occupancy issued following the successful completion of an asbestos abatement project, the fee shall be $14.
[Amended 9-20-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-16]
(c) 
For each construction permit issued for lead abatement work, the fee shall be $140.
[Added 10-16-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-24]
(d) 
For each lead abatement clearance certificate issued following the successful completion of a lead abatement project, the fee shall be $28.
[Added 10-16-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-24]
(e) 
The Construction Office will charge a fee of $25 for the reissuance of any lapsed permit.
[Added 5-4-1998 by Ord. No. 1998-18]
(f) 
An administrative fee of 15% shall be charged for the processing of any subcode technical application for a third-party agency.
[Added 7-20-1998 by Ord. No. 1998-23]
(5) 
Exemptions.
(a) 
All buildings owned by or leased to the Township of Lumberton and projects being performed by said Township are exempted from all fees.
(b) 
All buildings owned by or leased to the Township's First Aid Squad(s) and Fire Department(s) are exempt from all fees.
(c) 
All elevator inspections shall be performed under the supervision of the Construction Official, and inspections by any other party or agency shall not be acceptable.

§ 121-5 Fee schedule report.

[Amended 9-20-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-16]
The Construction Official shall, with the advice of the subcode officials, prepare and submit to the Township Committee an annual report recommending a fee schedule based on the operating expenses of the agency and any other expenses of the municipality fairly attributable to the enforcement of the State Uniform Construction Code Act.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.

§ 121-6 New construction surcharge.

[Amended 8-3-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-6; 5-3-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-8; 9-16-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-11; 5-5-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-4-005]
In order to provide for the training, certification and technical support programs required by the Uniform Construction Code Act[1] and regulations, the enforcing agency shall collect, in addition to the fees specified above, a surcharge fee for the state in the current amounts as established by the State of New Jersey. Such surcharge fee shall be remitted to the state at the end of each fiscal quarter.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.

§ 121-7 Annual report to Bureau of Housing Inspection.

The enforcing agency shall report annually at the end of each fiscal year to the Bureau of Housing Inspector, and not later than July 31, the total amount of the surcharge fee collected in the fiscal year. In the fiscal year in which the regulations first become effective, such report shall be for the third and fourth quarters only.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 121-8, Rough inspections, added 4-4-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-6, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 9-20-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-16.