Atlantic City, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners (now City Council) of the City of Atlantic City 2-11-1971 by Ord. No. 4-1971. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 111.

§ 229-1 Adoption of standards by reference.

A code regulating and controlling the location and construction, alteration and operation of swimming pools, the issuance of licenses or permits to locate and construct, alter or operate swimming pools, and declaring and defining certain swimming pools as nuisances and fixing penalties for violations is hereby adopted, pursuant to Chapter 188, 1950 (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 69.6). A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without inclusion of the text thereof herein.

§ 229-2 Title.

Said code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as the "Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970)."

§ 229-3 Copies on file.

Three copies of said "Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970)" have been placed on file in the office of the Clerk of the City of Atlantic City upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file in said office for the use and examination by the public.

§ 229-4 Board of Health approval.

No person shall locate, construct or alter a swimming pool until approval has been obtained from the Board of Health of Atlantic City and a permit issued by the Building Department of said City. A license to operate a swimming pool must be obtained from the Mercantile Department after approval by the Board of Health.

§ 229-5 Fees.

The following fees and charges are herewith established:
A. 
For the issuance of a permit to locate and construct a swimming pool; $50, payable to the Building Department.
B. 
For the issuance of a permit to alter a swimming pool: $50, payable to the Building Department.
C. 
For the issuance or renewal of a license to operate a commercial swimming pool: $50, payable to the Mercantile Department after approval by the Board of Health.
[Amended 4-20-2016 by Ord. No. 20-2016]

§ 229-6 License expiration date.

Licenses issued for the operation of a swimming pool shall expire annually on June 30 of each year, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted together with the required fee prior to June 15 of each year.

§ 229-7 Denial or suspension; appeal.

A. 
Licenses or permits required by this chapter or code may be denied or suspended by the proper officer of the City of Atlantic City for failure to comply with this chapter or code.
B. 
This proper officer shall afford the person whose license or permit to locate and construct, alter or operate has been denied or suspended, an opportunity to be heard in public hearing on not less than three days' notice of said hearing nor more than five; and following this, to be informed of the officer's decision as provided by Section 2 of this code.

§ 229-8 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 11-25-2008 by Ord. No. 104-2008]
A. 
Any person or persons, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter or the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970) made a part hereof shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a penalty of not less than $5 nor more than $2,000 for each violation, at the discretion of the Municipal Judge of the City of Atlantic City.
B. 
Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.