Borough of Red Bank, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Red Bank as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Department — See Ch. 118.
[Adopted by Ord. No. 2000-11 (Sec. 3-15 of the 1987 Revised General Ordinances)]

§ 130-1 Fees.

[Amended by Ord. No. 2000-30; Ord. No. 2003-25; Ord. No. 2004-13]
The following fees shall be charged by the Police Department:
A. 
Investigation and accident reports requested in person:
(1) 
First to 10th page: $0.75 per page.
(2) 
Eleventh to 20th page: $0.50 per page.
(3) 
All pages over 20: $0.25 per page.
B. 
Investigation and accident reports requested other than in person (additional charge):
(1) 
First three pages: $5.
(2) 
All pages over 20: $1 per page.
C. 
Fingerprints for Borough residents: free.
D. 
Fingerprints for all others, including Borough businesses: $20 per card.
E. 
Discovery: $25.
F. 
Duplication of video tape (requester provides tape): $75.
G. 
Duplication of audio tape (requester provides tape): $25.
H. 
Duplication of photos: $5 per photo.
I. 
ABC cards (including renewals): $25 per card plus State of New Jersey fingerprinting charge.
J. 
Expungements: $50.
[Added 6-12-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-28]
K. 
Duplication of any records kept in digital form on a DVD-R: $5 per disc.
[Added 9-11-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-46; amended 1-25-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-2]
L. 
Special service charges.
[Added 1-25-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-2]
(1) 
Whenever the nature, format, manner of collation, or volume of a government record embodied in the form of printed matter to be inspected, examined, or copied pursuant to this section is such that the record cannot be reproduced by ordinary document copying equipment in ordinary business size, or involves an extraordinary expenditure of time and effort to accommodate the request, the Borough may charge, in addition to the actual cost of duplicating the record, a special service charge that shall be reasonable and shall be based upon the actual direct cost of providing the copy or copies. The requestor shall have the opportunity to review and object to the charge prior to it being incurred.
(2) 
Special service charges shall also be applied for any extensive use of information technology or for the labor cost of personnel providing the service that is actually incurred by the Borough for any programming, clerical and supervisor assistance required to provide any record in the medium requested if it is not a medium routinely used by the Borough, not routinely developed or maintained by the Borough or requiring a substantial amount of manipulation or programming of information, or data.
(3) 
Where applicable, the special service rate charged by Borough personnel shall be the same as the rate set forth from time to time in § 130-4, relating to open public records.
[Adopted by Ord. No. 2002-22 (Sec. 2-67 of the 1987 Revised General Ordinances)]

§ 130-2 Purpose.

The purpose of this article is to implement the provisions of N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1, known as the "Open Public Records Act," so as to provide for the inspection and reproduction of government records by the public.

§ 130-3 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CUSTODIAN
The Borough Clerk.
GOVERNMENT RECORDS
All records pertaining directly to the official business of the Borough which are subject to public inspection.

§ 130-4 Fee schedule.

The fees for copies of government records shall be:
A. 
Records in eight-and-one-half-inch-by-eleven-inch format: $0.05 per page.
[Amended 7-26-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-27]
B. 
Records in eight-and-one-half-inch-by-fourteen-inch format: $0.07 per page.
[Added 7-26-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-27]
C. 
Records in eleven-inch-by-seventeen-inch format: $0.10 per page.
[Added 7-26-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-27[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance provided for the redesignation of Subsections B and C as Subsections D and E, respectively.
D. 
Other records:
Zoning Map
$5
Master Plan
$25
Planning and Development Regulations
$85
Larger copies (maps, etc.)
18" by 24"
$2.75 per sheet plus $10 service charge
24" by 36"
$4 per sheet plus $10 service charge
30" by 42"
$5.50 per sheet plus $10 service charge
Cassette tape
$5
Video tape
$25
Information on diskette or CD
$5 per diskette or CD
Computer-generated pictures (black/white or color)
$5 per sheet
Copy of computer screen
$0.075
Film developing
$15 (24 or 36 exposures)
Enlargements
$15
E. 
Postage and surcharges.
(1) 
Postage costs shall be added to all requests for public records required to be mailed and will be determined at the time of request.
(2) 
A surcharge of $0.50 will be applied to all records sent by fax.
(3) 
Extraordinary service charges shall be applied for any extensive use of information technology or for the labor cost of personnel, providing the service that is actually incurred by the Borough for the programming, clerical and supervisory assistance required to provide a government record in the medium requested if it is not a medium routinely used by the Borough, not routinely developed or maintained by the Borough or requiring a substantial amount of manipulation or programming of information. This rate shall be $45 per hour for supervisory or programming and $35 per hour for clerical.

§ 130-5 Applicability; request forwarded to custodian of public records.

All government records shall be subject to the provisions of this section unless otherwise provided by law or regulation. Any officer or employee of the Borough who receives a request for access to a government record shall forward the request or direct the requestor to the Borough Clerk.