Township of Ocean, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Ocean 12-11-1958, as amended through Ord. No. 1972-1 (§§ BH:6-1 to BH:6-6 of the 1972 Ocean Codified Ordinances). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Water and sewer — See Ch. 400.
Water service connections — See Ch. 405.
Sewer connections — See Ch. 445.

§ 435-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, all words and phrases in this chapter, as defined in Chapter 199, P.L. 1954, and N.J.S.A. Title 58,[1] shall follow the same definitions and constructions as in the state law.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 58:11-23 et seq.

§ 435-2 Certification.

A. 
After December 11, 1958, no building permit for the construction of realty improvement shall be issued nor shall the construction of any realty improvement be commenced until the Board of Health or its duly authorized representative or agent has certified that the proposed water supply system and sewage facilities for the proposed realty improvements are in compliance with the provisions of Chapter 199, P.L. 1954, known as the "Realty Improvement Sewerage and Facilities Act (1954) of the State of New Jersey," N.J.S.A. Title 58,[1] and the standards promulgated pursuant thereto or to be promulgated hereafter by the New Jersey State Department of Health.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 58:11-23 et seq.
B. 
If the Board of Health does not have qualified personnel in its employ to certify to the Board that the application and accompanying engineering data are in compliance with the standards established by law, the Board may issue such certification if the applicant for the certification files with the Board certificate made by the Township Engineer stating that the proposed water supply system and sewage facilities are in compliance with this chapter and the laws of the State of New Jersey.

§ 435-3 Application for certification.

A. 
Application to the Board of Health for certification is to be in writing on form or approved by the municipality or the State Department of Health and accompanied by $25 fee. The fee shall cover the costs and expenses of the municipality for all clerical work and inspection of the proposed and actual installations.
B. 
There shall be an additional fee of $10 for each reinspection in the event that such is necessary for certification by the Board of Health. All fees paid pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall become the property of the Township.

§ 435-4 Certificate of occupancy.

No building or dwelling, the useful occupancy of which will require the installation or erection of a water supply system or sewage facilities, shall be occupied or used in the Township unless and until the owner or occupant has first obtained a certificate of occupancy from the Building Inspector of the Township. The certificate of occupancy shall be issued by the Building Inspector only after the following conditions have been fulfilled:
A. 
In the case of completion of a well, the applicant shall furnish certified well log to the Township engineer, which certified well log has been prepared by the well driller upon completion of the well and shall show the depth and conformity of the well to Chapter 199, P.L. 1954.
B. 
The Township Engineer shall furnish an inspection report certifying that there has been satisfactory completion of the construction or installation of sewage facilities and potable water supply system. If the Township Engineer does not approve the sewage facilities or potable water supply, his/her report shall set forth the reasons for his/her disapproval. A copy of the inspection report made by the Township Engineer, whether approved or disapproved, shall be sent to the applicant, Building Inspector and secretary of the Board of Health.

§ 435-5 Inspections; right of entry.

The Board of Health shall have the power to make or cause to be made such inspections and tests as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter and the laws of the State of New Jersey, and its authorized representatives shall at all times have the right to enter upon lands of realty improvements for these purposes.

§ 435-6 Sewage facilities on boats.

The use of all sewage facilities on boats shall be prohibited during the period when the boats are in any harbor, creek, stream or lagoon within the Township.