Township of Hamilton, NJ
Atlantic County
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[Adopted 9-19-1994 by Ord. No. 1179-94]

§ 167-10 Fees and regulations.

A. 
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq., all requests for public records shall be submitted in writing on an official records request form provided by the Township Clerk, the Police Department or Court Administrator. Requests shall be responded to by the appropriate department as soon as possible, but not later than seven days, except in extenuating circumstances that precludes compliance within seven days. In the event the request is denied, the custodian of said record(s) shall state in writing on the OPRA records request form the reason(s) for said denial. Denials shall include information about the OPRA appeal rights.
[Amended 8-2-2004 by Ord. No. 1499-2004]
B. 
The fee for printed copies of public records shall be as follows:
[Amended 8-2-2004 by Ord. No. 1499-2004; 10-18-2010 by Ord. No. 1678-2010]
(1) 
Five cents per letter-size page or smaller.
(2) 
Seven cents per legal-size page or larger.
(3) 
If the Township can demonstrate that the actual cost for duplication exceeds the foregoing rates, the Township shall charge the actual cost of duplicating the record. Actual cost shall be the cost of materials and supplies used to make a copy of the record but shall not include the cost of labor or other overhead expenses associated with making copies except as provided in Subsection C of N.J.S.A. 47:1A-5.
(4) 
The fee for computer disk copies shall be $0.25 each.
(5) 
Access to electronic records and nonprinted material shall be provided free of any charge except for the actual cost of any needed supplies.
C. 
Tax collector's printout: $0.50 per page.
D. 
Retaping/transcripts of tapes or listening to tapes:
(1) 
The monitoring employee's hourly rate times taping time with advance security deposit required to be based upon estimated time.
(2) 
Verbatim transcripts: cost of the Township's professional transcriber with an advance security deposit of $200 required.
(3) 
Listening to tapes: the monitoring employee's hourly rate times listening time.