Township of Montville, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Montville 12-11-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-54; amended in its entirety 11-24-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-32.[1] Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
[1]:
Editor's Note: This ordinance shall take effect 1-1-2010.

§ 169-1 Building and construction fees.

There are hereby established the following fees to be administered by the Construction Department (§ 129-3):
A. 
Construction fee schedule. The fee for a construction permit shall be the sum of the subcode and/or administrative and miscellaneous fees listed hereof and shall be paid before the permit is issued.
B. 
Building subcode fees.
(1) 
For new construction: $0.035 per cubic foot of building or structure volume, provided that the minimum fee shall be $100.
(2) 
For renovations, alterations and repairs: $25 per $1,000 of estimated cost of the work, provided that the minimum fee shall be $75.
(3) 
For additions: $0.035 per cubic foot of building or structure volume for the added portion, provided that the minimum fee shall be $100.
(4) 
For combination of renovations and additions: the sum of the fees computed separately as renovations and additions.
(5) 
For fuel storage tanks: $28 per $1,000 of estimated cost of work, with a minimum fee of $75.
(6) 
For inspection of barns, silos, greenhouses, warehouses and other agricultural, recreational and storage use buildings: $0.015 per cubic foot of building or structure volume, up to 100,000 cubic feet; $0.010 per cubic foot of building or structure volume in excess of 100,000 cubic feet.
(7) 
The fee for asbestos abatement shall be $85. The fee for each certificate of occupancy issued following the successful completion of an asbestos hazard abatement project shall be $50.
(8) 
The fee for lead hazard abatement shall be $85.
(9) 
The fee for plan review shall be 20% of the amount to be charged for the construction permit and shall be paid before the plans are reviewed. The amount paid for this fee shall be credited toward the amount of the fee to be charged for the construction permit.
(10) 
The fee for a demolition or removal permit shall be $250.
(11) 
The fee for a permit to construct a sign shall be $75.
(12) 
Certificates of occupancy.
(a) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy issued pursuant to new construction shall be computed at 10% of the construction permit fee. The minimum fee shall be $75.
(b) 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy granted pursuant to a change of use group shall be $75.
(c) 
The fee for a certificate of continued occupancy shall be $50.
(13) 
The fee for a permit for installation of an elevator shall be in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.20(c)6 and 7 and N.J.A.C. 5:23-12.1 et seq.
(14) 
The fee to construct an aboveground swimming pool shall be $220. The fee to construct an in-ground swimming pool shall be $220.
(15) 
The fee for erecting or alteration of a wall or fence exceeding six feet in height or fences required as barriers surrounding public or private swimming pools shall be $75.
(16) 
Fees for retaining walls shall be as follows:
(a) 
A retaining wall with a surface area greater than 550 square feet that is associated with a Class 3 residential structure shall have a flat fee of $100.
(b) 
A retaining wall with a surface area of 550 square feet or less that is associated with a Class 3 residential structure shall have a flat fee of $70.
(c) 
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.
(17) 
The fee for an application for a variation in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.10 shall be $100.
(18) 
Surcharge fees. In order to provide for the training, certification and technical support programs required by the Uniform Construction Code Act and the regulations, the enforcing agency shall collect, in addition to the fees specified above, a surcharge fee of $0.00334 per cubic foot of volume of new construction, and $1.70 per $1,000 of value of construction or alteration work. Said surcharge fees shall be remitted to the Division of Codes and Standards, Department of Community Affairs, on a quarterly basis for the fiscal quarters ending September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30 and not later than one month next succeeding the end of the quarter for which it is due. In the fiscal year in which the regulations first become effective, said fee shall be collected and remitted for the third and fourth quarters.
C. 
Plumbing subcode fees.
(1) 
Plumbing fixtures shall include, but not be limited to, stacks, lavatories, kitchen sinks, slop sinks, sinks, urinals, water closets, bathtubs, shower stalls, laundry tubs, floor drains, washing machine connections, hose bibs and similar fixtures.
(2) 
Plumbing appurtenances shall include, but not be limited to, devices, a manufactured device, or an on-the-job assembly of component parts, which is adjunct to the basic piping system and plumbing fixtures, pressure reducing valves backflow prevention devices back water valves, vacuum breakers, grease traps, interceptors and similar devices.
(3) 
Plumbing appliances shall include but not be limited to hot water heaters, tankless heaters, heat exchangers, water storage tanks, solar panels, water pressure booster systems, sump pumps, dishwashers, ice makers, instant hot water coils, sewerage ejectors, garbage disposal units, sterilizers, aspirators, water-cooled air-conditioning units, water conditions and similar equipment.
(4) 
Fee amounts.
(a) 
The fee for the installation or the replacement of a plumbing fixture shall be $15 for each plumbing fixture.
(b) 
The fee for the installation or replacement of a plumbing appurtenance and/or special device shall be $75 per each plumbing appurtenance and/or special device. Exception: The fee for backflow preventor that does not require ongoing inspections shall be $35. For cross connections and backflow preventor that are subject to testing, requiring reinspection every 12 months, the fee shall be $75 for each device.
(c) 
The fee for the installation or replacement of a plumbing appliance shall be $45. Exception: When installed in Use Group R-3 and R-4 in new construction or a complete renovation that is not considered an ordinary repair, the fee for dishwashers, ice makers and instant hot water coils shall be $20.
(d) 
The fee for the installation of a house or building sewer and/or a water service pipe is $75.
(e) 
The fee for the installation or replacement of subsoil drains shall be $25.
(f) 
The fee for the installation or replacement of roof drains and/or area drains shall be $50 per drain.
(g) 
The fee for gas line piping is $20 per each gas appliance connection.
(h) 
The fee for the installation or replacement of oil lines and/or oil tank piping shall be $50.
(i) 
The minimum plumbing fee shall be $75.
D. 
Electric subcode fees.
(1) 
For from one to 50 receptacles or fixtures, the fee shall be in the amount of $75; for each 25 receptacles or fixtures in addition to this, the fee shall be in the amount of $20. For the purpose of computing this fee, receptacles or fixtures shall include lighting outlets, wall switches, fluorescent fixtures, convenience receptacles or similar fixture, and motors or devices of less than one horsepower or one kilowatt.
(2) 
For each motor or electrical device one horsepower or greater than one horsepower and less than or equal to 10 horsepower; and for transformers and generators one kilowatt or greater than one kilowatt and less than or equal to 10 kilowatts, the fee shall be $20.
(3) 
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, the fee shall be $65.
(4) 
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 the fee shall be $90.
(5) 
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, the fee shall be $400.
(6) 
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 current.
(7) 
For each pool permit with UV lights, there shall be a flat fee of $125.
(8) 
For each yearly electrical inspection completed pursuant to P.L. 1998, c. 137,[1] the fee shall be $100.
[1]:
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. .52:27D-133.1 et seq.
(9) 
For photovoltaic systems, the fee shall be based on the designated kilowatt rating of the solar photovoltaic system as follows:
(a) 
One to 50 kilowatts: the fee shall be $46.
(b) 
Fifty-one to 100 kilowatts: the fee shall be $92.
(c) 
Greater than 100 kilowatts: the fee shall be $457.
(10) 
The minimum electrical fee shall be $75.
E. 
Fire protection subcode fees.
(1) 
The fee for 25 or fewer heads or detectors shall be $80; for 26 to and including 100 heads or detectors the fee shall be $160; for 101 to 200 heads or detectors the fee shall be $300; for 201 to 400 heads or detectors the fee shall be $570; over 400 heads or detectors the fee shall be $1,020. In computing fees for heads and detectors, the number of each shall be counted separately and two fees, one for heads and one for detectors, shall be charged.
(2) 
The fee for each standpipe shall be $200.
(3) 
The fee for each independent pre-engineered system shall be $110.
(4) 
The fee for each gas- or oil-fired appliance which is not connected to the plumbing system shall be $80.
(5) 
The fee for each kitchen exhaust system will be $190.
(6) 
The fee for each incinerator shall be $420.
(7) 
The fee for each crematorium shall be $420.
(8) 
The minimum fee shall be $95.
F. 
Waiver of fees. No person shall be charged a construction permit fee, permit surcharge fee or enforcing agency fee for any construction, reconstruction, alteration or improvement designed and undertaken solely to promote accessibility for disabled persons to an existing public or private structure or any of the facilities contained therein. Further, a disabled person, or a parent or a sibling of a disabled person, shall not be required to pay any municipal fee or charge in order to secure a construction permit for any construction, reconstruction, alteration or improvement which promotes accessibility to his own living unit. For the purpose of applying this provision, the definition of a "disabled person" offered in the Uniform Construction Code Act (N.J.S.A. 52:27D-126e) shall govern.

§ 169-2 Clerk fees.

There are hereby established the following fees to be administered by the Township Clerk:
A. 
Garage sale license (§ 295-14A and E). The fee for a casual sale license shall be $3 per permit or $20 on town-wide garage sale dates.
B. 
Billiard table (§ 98-1). The fee for a pool or billiard table shall be $10 per table.
C. 
Copy fees:
[Amended 12-14-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-40[1]]
(1) 
Copies of Township Committee meeting agenda (annually): $30.
(2) 
CD recording of meeting (each CD): $2.
(3) 
Election District Map: $5.
[Amended 12-13-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-31]
(4) 
Oversize map copy: $6.
[1]:
This amendment takes effect 1-1-2011.
D. 
Motels and tourist lodges (§ 353-5). The annual fee for motels and tourist lodges shall be $20 per lodging unit or $10 per unit if the license is issued after July 1.
E. 
Peddlers, solicitors and canvassers (§ 281-9). The fee for every applicant for a license shall be $50 per annum or $15 per day.
F. 
Taxicabs (Chapter 342). The annual fee to be paid for a taxicab license shall be as follows:
[Amended 12-13-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-31; 2-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-04]
(1) 
For the first vehicle: $75.
(2) 
For each additional vehicle: $35.
(3) 
The fee to transfer a license from one vehicle to another shall be $20.
G. 
Closing-out sale (§ 295-8). The fee for a closing-out sale license shall be:
(1) 
Twenty-five dollars for a period not exceeding 10 consecutive days;
(2) 
Thirty-five dollars for a period not exceeding 20 consecutive days;
(3) 
Fifty dollars for a period not exceeding 30 consecutive days.
H. 
Filming/taping on public land and under § 173-4A. The fee for a permit for filming/taping on public land shall be:
[Amended 7-10-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-21]
(1) 
Application for filming and taping fee.
(a) 
Commercial films/taping: $200.
(b) 
Nonprofit films/taping: $100.*
*For educational purposes $25.
(c) 
Other films/taping: $100.
(2) 
Daily filming/taping fee.
(a) 
Commercial filming/taping, first day through the 10th day: $500 per day.
(b) 
Commercial filming/taping, more than 10 days: $750 per day.
(c) 
Nonprofit filming/taping: $100 per day.*
*For educational purposes $25.
(d) 
Other films/taping: $200 per day.
I. 
Towing operators.
(1) 
The application fee for a towing license shall be $75 (§ 358-6).
(2) 
The license fee for a light-duty or heavy-duty municipal towing license shall be $150 per year (§ 358-9C).
(3) 
The fee for a duplicate license shall be $2 (§ 358-9C).
J. 
Alcoholic beverage control licenses (§ 85-5).
(1) 
The fee for a plenary retail consumption license shall be $2,000.
(2) 
The fee for a plenary retail distribution license shall be $2,000.
K. 
Junkyards. The fee for a junkyard license shall be $400 per year.
[Amended 3-23-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-11; 12-14-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-40[2]]
[2]:
This amendment takes effect 1-1-2011.
L. 
Limousine services (Chapter 342). The annual fee for a limousine owner/business license and vehicle licenses shall be:
[Amended 2-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-04]
(1) 
For owner/business license: $50.
(2) 
For each vehicle: $10.
(3) 
To transfer a license from one vehicle to another: $10.
M. 
Warehouse sales (§ 295-20A). The fee for a warehouse sale permit shall be $150.
N. 
Improvement search. The fee for an improvement search shall be $10.
O. 
Games of chance license. The fee for a games of chance license shall be $10.
P. 
Clothing bin permit (§ 125-2C). The fee for a clothing bin permit shall be $25.
Q. 
Christmas tree and holiday decoration sales (Ch. 295, Art. I). The fee for a Christmas tree and holiday decoration sale shall be $50.

§ 169-3 Engineering fees.

There are hereby established the following fees to be administered by the engineering department:
A. 
Blasting application (§ 103-3E): $150.
B. 
Grading plan review: $275; minor grading plan review: $175.
[Amended 12-14-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-40[1]]
[1]:
This amendment takes effect 1-1-2011.
C. 
Hunting map: $10.
D. 
Road/right-of-way opening [§ 330-21B(1), C(1), D(7) and E(1) and (8)]. The fee shall be based on the age of the surface course of pavement that is being opened as follows:
[Amended 11-26-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-30]
(1) 
Surface course pavement less than one-year old: $500.
(2) 
Surface course pavement less than two years old: $400.
(3) 
Surface course pavement less than three years old: $300.
(4) 
Surface course pavement less than four years old: $200.
(5) 
Surface course pavement less than five years old: $100.
(6) 
Surface course pavement greater than five years old: $50.
E. 
(Reserved)[2]
[2]:
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection E, regarding the application fee for § 330-13, added 3-23-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-11, was repealed 12-13-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-31.
F. 
Soil movement:
[Amended 12-14-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-40[3]]
(1) 
Less than 500 cubic yards: $1 per cubic yard ($50 minimum).
(2) 
More than 500 cubic yards: $500 plus $0.10 per cubic yard ($100 minimum) plus $1,000 escrow.
[3]:
This amendment takes effect 1-1-2011.
G. 
Map or plan copy 24 inches by 36 inches: $6.
H. 
Large map or plan copies: $1 per square foot.
I. 
Snow and ice removal services (§ 330-42): $0.40 per linear foot of road length, per trip, with a minimum fee of $200 per trip plus 1.5 times the cost of ice control material.

§ 169-4 Health.

There are hereby established the following fees to be administered by the Health Department:
A. 
Vital statistics.
(1) 
Marriage license/civil union license/domestic partnership license: $28.
(2) 
Burial permit: $1.
(3) 
Certified copy of vital statistics record: $10.[1]
[1]:
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 3.02.040A(4), Certification copy of vital statistics record, which previously followed this subsection, was deleted 3-23-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-11.
B. 
Food and drink.
(1) 
Food and drink license (new) (§ 419-9B): $150.
(2) 
Food and drink license (renewal) (§ 419-9B): $100.
(3) 
Food and drink license (renewal – non-mobile-pre-packaged food): $75.
(4) 
Food and drink education surcharge (§ 419-9F): $75.
(5) 
Late fee, effective July 1 (§ 419-9C): $50.
(6) 
Temporary food and drink license (§ 419-9B): $50.
(7) 
Food plan review (new): $100.
(8) 
Food vending machine permit (establishment) (§ 419-3): $25.
(9) 
Food vending machine license (per machine) (§ 419-3): $10.
C. 
Septic systems and wells.
(1) 
Septic pumper licenses (§ 430-16F):
(a) 
One vehicle: $50.
(b) 
Multiple vehicles: $75.
(2) 
Septic pumper permits:
(a) 
Book: $125.
(b) 
Mail-out request: cost of mailing.
(3) 
Well permit: $100.
(4) 
Soil permeability test (new) (§ 430-16H): $75.
(5) 
Soil permeability test (existing home) (§ 430-16H): $75.
(6) 
Soil log (each lot) (§ 430-16J): $75.
(7) 
Septic system design review (§ 430-16A): $100.
(8) 
Permit to construct new septic system (§ 430-16B): $200.
(9) 
Alteration permit for existing septic system (§ 430-16C): $200.
(10) 
Repair permit for septic system (§ 430-16D): $75.
(11) 
Septic system reinspection fee (§ 430-16E): $25.
(12) 
Septic system installer license fee (§ 430-16I): $75.
(13) 
Septic system registration permit (LTO) (new) (§ 430-16K): $25.
(14) 
Septic system registration permit (LTO) (renewal) (§ 430-16K): $0.
D. 
Water supply (§ 442-8).[2]
(1) 
For the filing of an application and plans for a permit to locate and construct a water supply: $5.
(2) 
For the filing of an application and plans for a permit to alter an existing water supply: $5.
(3) 
For the issuance of a permit to locate and construct or alter an existing water supply: $10.
(4) 
For each reinspection of a water supply or part thereof caused by the failure of the permittee to locate and construct or alter the same in accordance with the terms of the permit issued or the terms of the Individual and Semipublic Water Supply Code of New Jersey (1966): inspection fee of $10.
[2]:
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
E. 
Pools and bathing (§ 434-3).
(1) 
Recreational bathing permit: $100.
(2) 
Permit to locate and construct public swimming pool: $50.
(3) 
Public swimming pool alteration permit: $50.
F. 
Animal control.
(1) 
Kennel license (one to 10 dogs) (§ 91-8E): $10.
(2) 
Kennel license (11 or more dogs) (§ 91-8E): $25.
(3) 
Dog license (altered) (§ 91-8A): $15.
(4) 
Dog license (unspayed/unneutered) (§ 91-8A): $20.
(5) 
Late fee (§ 91-8A).
(a) 
Starting February 1: $5;
(b) 
Additional $1 each month thereafter.
(6) 
Dog replacement tag (§ 91-8C): $1.
(7) 
Cat license (altered) each cat up to three cats (§ 91-8B): $5.
(8) 
For each cat in excess of three cats (§ 91-8B): $1.
(9) 
Cat license (unspayed/unneutered) (§ 91-8B): $10.
(10) 
Late fee (§ 91-8B).
(a) 
Starting July 1: $5;
(b) 
Additional $1 each month thereafter.
(11) 
Cat replacement tag: (§ 91-8C): $1.
(12) 
Adoption fee (§ 91-8D): $75.
(13) 
Impoundment (§ 91-8G).
(a) 
First offense: $25.
(b) 
Second offense: $50.
(c) 
Thereafter: $75.
(14) 
Boarding (§ 91-8G): $4 per day.
(15) 
Trap rental (§ 91-8H): $20.
(16) 
Turn-in fee (§ 91-8G): $50.
(17) 
Euthanasia fee (§ 91-8G): $25.
(18) 
Disposal fee (§ 91-8G):
(a) 
Small animal: $25.
(b) 
Cat: $50.
(c) 
Dog: $75.
(19) 
Release/removal of trapped animals: $25.
(20) 
Dead animal removal: No charge.
(21) 
Feral cat removal: No charge.
(22) 
Swine permit (§ 438-4): $15.
(23) 
Swine permit late fee (effective July 1) (§ 438-4): $10.
G. 
Health services.
(1) 
Male cancer screening: fixed by Health Officer per clinic.
(2) 
Female cancer screening: fixed by Health Officer per clinic.
(3) 
SMAC blood testing: fixed by Health Officer per clinic.
(4) 
Immunizations: fixed by Health Officer per clinic.
(5) 
Health-related screenings: fixed by Health Officer per clinic.
H. 
Massage and bodywork therapy establishments. The annual permit fee for massage and bodywork therapy establishments shall be $250 payable on January 1 of each year.
[Added 12-11-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-32]
I. 
Tattoo and permanent cosmetic establishments. The annual licensing fee for tattoo and permanent cosmetic establishments shall be $250 per year.
[Added 12-11-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-32]

§ 169-5 Land use.

[Amended 3-23-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-11; 12-14-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-40; 5-10-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-11; 12-13-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-31]
There are hereby established the following fees to be administered by the Land Use Department:
A. 
Application fees. The following are application and escrow fees for applications for development as well as interpretations, appeals, concept applications, change of use, and zoning permit:
[Amended 2-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-04]
Application Fee or Charge Initial Escrow Deposit
Subdivisions
Concept plan $250 $1,000
Minor, simple lot line change $250 $1,500
Minor, other $750 $2,000
Amendment to approved minor $250 $1,000
Preliminary plat $2,000 plus $500/lot 10 or fewer lots: $2,000; 11 to 25 lots: $3,000; 26 to 1,000 lots: $5,000
Final plat $1,000 plus $250/lot 10 or fewer lots: $800; 25 lots or more: $1,000
Amendment to approved preliminary plat $250 plus $50/lot $125/lot
Amendment to approved final plat $125 plus $25/lot $62.50/lot
Waiver from design standards $100 each
Site plans, conventional
Concept plan $250 $1,000
Minor $500 $2,000
Waiver of minor site plan $250 $500
Preliminary $500 plus $10/1,000 square feet of lot area plus $10/square foot of floor area $750 per acre or part thereof for 2 acres; $100 for each additional acre or part thereof
Amendment to previously approved preliminary site plan $500 $1,000
Final site plan $250 plus $3/1,000 square feet of lot area plus $3/100 square feet floor area $350/acre or part thereof for first acre plus $50 for each additional acre or part thereof
Amendment to previously approved final site plan $250 $500
Waiver from design standards $100 each
Fees applicable to various applications
Combined preliminary and final application Preliminary and final fee Preliminary and final escrow
Resubmission on incomplete 50% of original fee 50% of original escrow
Request for extension $150 $1,000
Request for change in condition of resolution $250 $500
Certification of preexisting nonconforming use $250 $1,000
Conditional use Single family: $500; major subdivision: $2,000; site plan: $1,500 Single family: $2,000; subdivision: $3,000; site plan: $3,000
Variances
(a) Appeals $250 $1,000
(b) Interpretations $250 $1,000
(c) Variances - bulk $250 each $1,500 base/additional; $250 for additional variance
(d) Variances - use $750 $1,500
Rezoning $500 $1,500
Zoning permits
New residential $150
Residential additions $125
Fences/sheds/other accessory structures $35
Decks $50
Sign permit $150
Pool permit $100
Commercial vehicle permit $100
Zoning permit for certificate of existing nonconformity $150
Nonresidential/commercial $175
CD recording of Planning Board or Board of Adjustment meeting $2 per CD
Developer's agreement $500
Lot grading plan $275
Meeting fee $1,500 for special meeting
Canceled meeting fee $500 if special meeting canceled
B. 
Inspection fees. The developer shall reimburse the Township for all reasonable inspection fees. A deposit of the greater of $500 or 5% of the estimated costs of improvements shall be required.
C. 
Documents and copies.
(1) 
Land Development Ordinance: $50.
(2) 
Zoning Map: $5.
(3) 
Master Plan and reexamination: $50.
(4) 
Recording of meeting: $2 per CD.
D. 
Affordable housing administration.
(1) 
Precertification fee: $250.
(2) 
Resale certification: 1% of sales price of unit.
E. 
Environmental impact statements.
(1) 
Residential development: $5 per unit; minimum fee of $100.
(2) 
Nonresidential development: $50 per acre; minimum fee of $200.
(3) 
Soil removal permits: $20 per acre; minimum fee of $100.
(4) 
Tree harvesting/logging: $10 per acre; minimum fee of $100.
F. 
Temporary outdoor storage structures: $25 for the permit.

§ 169-6 Recreation.

[Amended 12-14-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-40[1]; 12-13-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-31; 12-11-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-32; 2-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-04]
There are hereby established the following fees to be administered by the Recreation Department. Included in most of these fees is a recreation participant assessment of $5 added to each fee to be utilized for the maintenance of any field lighting with any balance being held in trust for recreation capital improvements. Some programs are exempt from the participant assessment. The fees that are exempt and do not include the assessment are designated by an asterisk (*) below. Programs using Township property run by the Montville Athletic League, Montville Baseball and Softball Association, Montville Lacrosse Club, Montville Soccer Association, or other approved sports organizations using Township property shall also be subject to the recreation participant assessment of $5.
A. 
Program fees.
Program Fee
Archery $50
ARCH Way* $25
Assessment fee $5 per person per program
Atlantic City trips* $35
Badminton $220
Balloon sculpting $20
Basketball, clinic (fall) $110
Basketball, clinic (summer) $240
Basketball, intown $65
Late fee (late registration fee goes up, too) $80
Basketball, biddy clinic $90
Belly dancing $75
Bocce* $25 per team
Body Blast $109
Bushido $110
Cartooning $90
Chef it Up – cooking classes $60
Chess $105
Concerts in the Park – 6 per year Free
Cross country $50
Dance classes $94
Drawing $45
Egg Hunt – special event Free
ELL (English language learner) Free
Engineering classes $140
Fairy classes $135
Field hockey $75
Field hockey clinic $50
Football camp $90
Forensics $80
Garden fee
First year registration* $45
Subsequent years* $20
Garden – What's Growing On? $135
Gifted and Talented $100
Giggles & Glue $75
Golf clinic/lessons $135
Golf – TGA full day program $359
Guitar lessons – rock $96
Halloween – Trunk/Treat Free
Holiday Christmas tree lighting Free
Horseshoes* $100 per team
Jazzercise $110
Jujitsu Free
Karate Kids $99
Kickboxing (new program) $99
Kiddie soccer $90
Kids Fun & Fitness $90
Mad Science $70
Mad Science Camp $170
Martial Arts Free
Math enrichment $140
Meditation Free
Mtn. Creek – passes* $310
Mtn. Creek – ski trips $310
Mtn. Creek – meal vouchers* $10
Multi-sports – spring break $119
Multi-sports camp – summer $179
Open gym, men's $25
Pathways – special needs* (reading, swimming, soccer, etc.) $250
Piano lessons $60
Playground (5 weeks only) $500
Playground trips $45
Pony grooming $285
Refund fee (to process program refund) $5
Rugby $65
S.A.T./Act prep $700
Science workshops $140
Shawnee ski trips (4 trips only)* $275
Soccer clinic – USSI $179
Soccer shorts $90
Soccer Squirts $105
Social Skills $160
Softball clinic $85
Softball, men* $400
Softball, T-ball $50
Spin program $79
Sport clinics $85
Sporty Squirts $105
Strength/conditioning $375
Summer academy $75
Tae Kwon Do $99
Tai Chi $80
Tennis, adults $65
Tennis lessons – kiddie $149
Tennis – pre/k $100
Tennis lessons – Knoll $120
Tennis lessons – USSI $149
Tiny Tunes $90
Track, league $85
Track clinic $50
Trips, ball games/theater (dependent upon trip)* $150
Volleyball – clinic $65
Volleyball – in town $60
Volleyball – travel $125
Writing workshop $65
Yoga – tweens $225
Yoga – adults $200
Zumba $65
B. 
Park facility fees.
Facility Amenities Use Hours Resident NonResident
Camp Dawson
Turf field (per field charge) Without lights With lights Hourly Hourly $100 $200 $200 $400
Community Park
Athletic field (per field charge) Without lights With lights Hourly Hourly $50 $100 $100 $200
Turf field (per field charge) Without lights With lights Hourly Hourly $100 $200 $200 $400
Pavilion With electric/water Up to 4 hours $100 $200
Basketball (per-court rate) Lights are on a timer 2 hours $50 $100
Amphitheater With electric Up to 4 hours 4 or more hours $50 $100 $100 $200
Field House - no rental for private use
Etta Konner Park
Ball field No lights 2 hours $50 $100
John Street
Ball field No lights 2 hours $25 $50
Basketball court No lights 2 hours $25 $50
Masar Park
Ball field Without lights With lights 2 hours 2 hours $50 $100 $200 $400
Municipal Fields
(per-field charge) Without lights With lights 2 hours 2 hours $50 $100 $100 $200
Reilly Park
Ball field No lights 2 hours $50 $100
C. 
Dog park passes. The fees for Montville Township dog park passes shall be:
(1) 
Montville resident, per year: $20.
(2) 
Non-Montville resident, per year: $25.
(3) 
Tag replacement fee: $1.
(4) 
Key fob for gate lock: $10.
[1]:
This amendment takes effect 1-1-2011.

§ 169-7 Municipal Court fees.

There are hereby established the following fees to be administered by the Municipal Court:
A. 
The fee for an application for representation by the Municipal Public Defender (§ 4-10) shall be up to $200.

§ 169-8 Tax Assessment Department fees.

There are hereby established the following fees for services obtained from the Tax Assessment Department:
A. 
The fee for a list of property owners within 200 feet of subject property shall be $10 or $0.25 per name, whichever is greater.
[Amended 3-23-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-11]

§ 169-9 Tax Collection Department fees.

There are hereby established the following fees for services obtained from the Tax Collection Department:
A. 
The fee for a duplicate tax sale certificate (for lien holders only) shall be $100.
B. 
The fee for searches for municipal liens on properties shall be $10.
C. 
The fee for duplicate tax bills shall be $5.
D. 
The fee for tax sale certificate redemption calculation shall be $50 for each calculation subsequent to the first and second calculation in a calendar year which shall be provided for no fee.
[Added 12-11-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-32]

§ 169-10 Fire prevention.

There are hereby established the following fees administered by the Fire Prevention Bureaus:
A. 
Certificate of registration fees. The fee for inspections under §§ 189-13 and 189-14 shall be:
[Amended 9-11-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-25]
(1) 
Business occupancies, buildings or structures up to 2,500 square feet of occupiable space: $75.
(2) 
Business occupancies, buildings or structures between 2,501 square feet and 5,000 square feet of occupiable space: $100.
(3) 
Business occupancies, buildings or structures between 5,001 square feet and 10,000 square feet of occupiable space: $135.
(4) 
Business occupancies, buildings or structures between 10,001 square feet and 20,000 square feet of occupiable space: $175.
(5) 
Business occupancies, buildings or structures between 20,001 square feet and 50,000 square feet of occupiable space: $200.
(6) 
Business occupancies, buildings or structures in excess of 50,001 square feet of occupiable space: $225 for the first 50,000 square feet and $75 for each 100,000 square feet thereafter to a maximum fee of $550.
(7) 
All multiple-family dwellings of Use Group R-2 as defined in the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code:
(a) 
Each yearly inspection of the common areas: $50 per floor.
(b) 
Each dwelling unit: $30.
B. 
Plan review fee (§ 189-15). A request for a land use plan review or other written report associated with a development or waiver of site plan application in the Township shall be accompanied by a fee of $75.
[Amended 9-11-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-25]
C. 
Permits as per the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code (§ 189-12B).
(1) 
Type 1: $42.
(2) 
Type 2: $166.
(3) 
Type 3: $331.
(4) 
Type 4: $497.
D. 
Certificate of smoke detector and carbon monoxide alarm compliance (§ 189-23):
[Amended 9-11-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-25]
(1) 
Requests received more than 10 business days prior to a change in occupancy: $50.
(2) 
Requests received between four and 10 business days prior to the change of occupancy: $75.
(3) 
Requests for a certificate of compliance received fewer than four business days prior to a change of occupancy: $125.
(4) 
Reinspection fee: $50.

§ 169-11 General fees.

There are hereby established the following fees which are administered by various departments within the Township when applicable:
A. 
Copy fees:
[Amended 12-14-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-40[1]]
(1) 
Letter-size pages (8 1/2 by 11): $0.05 per page.
(2) 
Legal-size pages (8 1/2 x 14): $0.07 per page.
(3) 
Fee for cassette tapes (police): $5.
[1]:
This amendment takes effect 1-1-2011.
B. 
The fee for a returned check shall be $20 (§ 15-1).
C. 
Credit card convenience fee. The fee for the use of credit cards to pay any Township charges or fees shall be 3% of the amount charged.
[Amended 8-10-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-29]

§ 169-12 Off-duty police administrative fees.

[Amended 12-11-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-32; 2-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-04]
The fee for off-duty police services shall be as follows:
A. 
Police officer.
(1) 
Traffic: $65 per hour.
(2) 
Nontraffic: $50 per hour.
(3) 
Hazardous duty fee: An additional surcharge of $5 per hour shall be charged between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
B. 
Police vehicle. The fee for the use of an off-duty police vehicle shall be $10 per hour.
C. 
Administrative fee: 10% of the total hourly fee shall be added as an administrative fee.

§ 169-13 Water and sewer fees.

There are hereby established the following fees which are administered by the Water and Sewer Department:
A. 
User fees:
(1) 
Water usage charge per 1,000 gallons (quarterly) (§ 394-21A): $4.65.
(2) 
Sewer, quarterly charge (§ 300-17A).
(a) 
The rates for sewer usage shall be based upon the combination of a base rate and an additional rate based on water usage. The water usage rate for all single-family residential users shall be determined by winter meter readings except, where a single-family residential user has a separate lawn-sprinkling meter, then actual water usage will be used for all billing quarters. The water usage rate for all other users shall be based upon the actual year-round water use. The rates shall be as follows:
[Amended 6-26-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-19; 12-11-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-31]
Usage Base Rate Rate per 1,000 Gallons
Effective 1-1-2013 Effective 1-1-2013
Residential    
No meter $149
0 to 100,000 gallons $95 $3.65
101,000+ gallons $95 $5.55
Nonresidential    
No meter $149
0 to 20,000 gallons $95 $3.65
21,000+ gallons $95 $5.55
B. 
Connection fees:
[Amended 12-14-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-40[1]; 12-13-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-31]
(1) 
Water connection, per EDU: $3,373.
(2) 
Sewer connection, per EDU: $6,373.
(3) 
Fire line: $1,800.
[1]:
This amendment takes effect 1-1-2011.
C. 
Meter fees (§ 394-12B):
Meter Size Fee
3/4-inch $350.00
1-inch $380.00
1 1/2-inch $625.00
2-inch $887.00
2-inch compound $1,289.00
3-inch $1,953.00
Touch pad $15.00
Touch coupler $125.00
D. 
Fire sprinkler fees (§ 394-21B):
Size Fee
Less than 4-inch $75.00
4-inch $118.50
6-inch $144.00
8-inch $175.00
10-inch $232.00
12-inch $288.00
E. 
Miscellaneous fees:
(1) 
Construction water (§ 394-22A): $75.
(2) 
Water turn off [§§ 300-16C(2); 394-22C]: $30.
(3) 
Water turn on [§§ 300-16C(2); 394-22C]: $30.
(4) 
Swim pool fill use of hydrant: $75.
(5) 
Swim pool gallonage rate, per thousand (§ 394-23A): $4.65.
(6) 
Refundable deposit for use of equipment (§ 394-23A): $500.
(7) 
Reinstallation of meter due to negligence of property owner (in addition to cost of meter) (§ 394-31): $50.
(8) 
Meter removed for testing (§ 394-34): $30.
(9) 
Hydrant damage: cost of man-hours to repair plus hydrant parts.
(10) 
Temporary hydrant meter (in addition to meter, $3.25 per thousand gallons, $200 refundable after meter returned) (§ 394-22B).
(11) 
Tax sale advertising:
(a) 
Minimum: $15.
(b) 
Maximum: $100.

§ 169-14 False alarm system fees. [1]

The following fees shall be established for false alarms which are responded to by the Police Department:[2]
A. 
False alarms in a calendar year (§ 79-3):
(1) 
First false alarm: warning.
(2) 
Second false alarm: $25.
(3) 
Third false alarm: $25.
(4) 
Each subsequent false alarm: $100.
[1]:
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[2]:
Editor's Note: See Ch. 79, Alarms, False, for buildings that are exempt from false alarm fees.

§ 169-15 Youth Center rental fee.

There is hereby established the fee to be charged for the rental of the Youth Center: $150 per hour for a minimum of two hours.

§ 169-16 Memorial tree planting.

There is hereby established the following fee to be charged for memorial tree plantings:
A. 
For a memorial tree: $500.
B. 
For a memorial tree with plaque: $1,000.

§ 169-17 Tree clearing and removal.

[Added 3-23-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-11; amended 2-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-04]
The application for removal of a public or protected tree shall be accompanied by a fee payable to Montville Township determined as follows (§ 368-15A):
Trees Fee (per tree)
1 to 10 $20
11 to 20 $30
21 or greater $35 with a maximum fee of $500

§ 169-18 Dumpsters.

[Added 3-23-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-11]
The permit fee to locate a waste or refuse container (also known as a "roll-off dumpster" or "roll-off container") on or along any highway or roadway is $50 (§ 149-1).