Township of Mansfield, NJ
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Mansfield 12-12-1973 (Ch. BH:III of the 1975 General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Open wells and excavations — See Ch. 390.
Individual sewage disposal systems — See Ch. 401.
Water systems — See Ch. 413.

§ 396-1 Establishment.

A code regulating the installation, maintenance, repair, and control of the plumbing of buildings, and the connection thereof with outside sewers, cesspools or other receptacles, regulating the practice of plumbing and the issuance of licenses to practice plumbing, is hereby established pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 275, P.L. of 1948. A copy of code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein.

§ 396-2 Title.

The code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Plumbing Code of New Jersey (1964)."

§ 396-3 Public record.

Three copies of the Plumbing Code of New Jersey (1964) similarly marked, have been placed on file in the office of the Township Clerk and of the Clerk of the Board of Health and will remain on file in such office for the use and examination of the public.

§ 396-4 Amendments and deletions.

A. 
Section 14.1 is hereby amended to read as follows:
14.1
Permits.
14.1.1.
A permit shall be obtained from the Administrative Authority before any plumbing work is performed except as hereinafter provided. Issuance of such permits shall be based on a properly executed application form which will be supplied by the Administrative Authority, and a satisfactory sketch showing the proposed work in sufficient detail to determine whether the proposed construction or alteration will comply with the provisions of these regulations. The Administrative Authority or its authorized agent may require the submission of detailed plans and specifications prepared by a licensed architect or engineer for large installations.
Permits shall not be required for alterations to any plumbing system consisting of:
a.
Repairs involving only working parts of a faucet, valve or plumbing fixture.
b.
The clearance of stoppages or the repair of leaks provided such repairs do not require any change in the piping arrangement.
c.
The repair or replacement of any faucet or valve provided no rearrangement of the connecting piping system is required.
B. 
Sections 14.1.2, 14.1.3, 14.5, 14.6, 14.7, 14.8, 14.8.1, 14.9, 14.9.1, 14.10. 14.10.1 are hereby deleted in full.

§ 396-5 Fees.

In connection with the provisions of this chapter and the code hereby established and adopted as a part hereof, the following fees shall be charged and received:
A. 
For the filing of plans for a proposed plumbing work: $2.
B. 
For the issuance of a permit for a proposed plumbing construction or alteration: $5, provided, however, an additional fee of $1 per fixture is hereby established for each fixture above four proposed in the approved plan for construction or alteration.
C. 
For the issuance of a permit for the replacement of a plumbing fixture: $5.
D. 
For each reinspection of plumbing work caused by the failure of the licensee to comply with the provisions of the code or permit issued: $5.
E. 
For the issuance of permit for installation or replacement of well pump or lines: $3.
F. 
Permit to install or replace any oil- or gas-fired heating system: $5.
G. 
Permit for installation of building sewer and trunk line connection: $10.
H. 
Permit to install or replace an electrical or gas fired hot water heater: $2.