Township of Mansfield, NJ
Warren County
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Table of Contents
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GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire Department — See Ch. 37.
First Aid and Rescue Squad — See Ch. 49.
Mutual aid — See Ch. 58.
Police Department — See Ch. 77.
[Adopted 4-27-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-02]

§ 38-1 Statutory authority.

Under the powers and authority granted to the Township Committee by N.J.A.C. 5:71-2.3 et seq., the Township Committee is authorized to enter into and execute a shared services agreement with Washington Township, Morris County, for fire prevention services. The salaries of the fire prevention staff and the other costs of operating the department shall be allocated as provided for in such agreement(s).

§ 38-2 (Reserved)

[Adopted 5-11-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-03]

§ 38-3 Registration required.

A. 
In addition to the registrations required by the Uniform Fire Code, the following non-life-hazard uses shall register with the Bureau of Fire Prevention. These uses shall be inspected once per year and shall pay an annual fee as set forth below:
Registered Uses
Use
Annual Fee
A: Assembly Use Group
A-1 Eating establishments under 50
$50
A-2 Take-out food service (no seating)
$50
A-3 Houses of worship not exclusively used for religious purposes
$50
A-4 Recreation centers, multipurpose, etc. (fewer than 50)
$75
A-5 Court rooms, libraries, fraternal organizations, condominium centers (fewer than 50)
$75
A-6 Senior centers (fewer than 50)
$75
B: Business Use Group
B-1 Professional use one- and two-story (up to 1,000 square feet)
$42
B-2 One- and two-story (1,001 to 2,500 square feet)
$50
B-4 Three- to five-story
(Less than 5,000 square feet)
$100
(5,001 to 10,000 square feet)
$150
B-5 Three- to five-story (10,001 square feet or greater)
$190
C: Retail/Mercantile Use Group
M-1 One- and two-story (less than 5,000 square feet)
$125
M-2 One- and two-story (more than 5,000 square feet and less than 12,000 square feet)
$150
M-4 Three- to five-story (less than 5,000 square feet)
$200
M-5 Three- to five-story (more than 5,000 square feet and less than 123,000 square feet)
$225
D: Manufacturing/Factory Group
F-1 One- and two-story (less than 5,000 square feet)
$100
F-2 One- and two-story (more than 5,000 square feet and less than 12,000 square feet)
$125
F-4 Three- to five-story (less than 5,000 square feet)
$175
F-5 Three- to five-story (more than 5,000 square feet and less than 12,000 square feet)
$200
S: Storage Use Group
S-1 One- and two-story (less than 5,000 square feet)
$75
S-2 One- and two-story (more than 5,000 square feet and less than 12,000 square feet)
$125
S-4 Three- to five-story (less than 5,000 square feet)
$175
S-5 Three- to five-story (more than 5,000 square feet and less than 12,000 square feet)
$200
R: Residential Use Group
R-1 1 to 2 units
See § 12-3B
R-2 3 to 6 units
See § 12-3G
R-3 7 to 12 units
See § 12-3G
R-4 13 to 20 units
See § 12-3G
R-5 Over 20 units
See § 12-3G
U: Utilities Use Group
U-1 Under 2,500 square feet
$100
U-2 2,500 and over square feet
$125
E: Common Areas Use Group
E-1 One- and two-story (less than 5,000 square feet)
$75
E-2 One- and two-story (more than 5,000 square feet and less than 12,000 square feet)
$100
E-3 One- and two-story (more than 12,000 square feet)
$125
E-4 Three- to five-story (less than 5,000 square feet)
$125
E-5 Three- to five-story (more than 5,000 square feet and less than 12,000 square feet)
$150
E-6 Three- to five-story (more than 12,000 square feet)
$200
B. 
R-1 fees shall be as set forth in the Uniform Fire Code, N.J.A.C. 5:70-2.9(d).
C. 
Uses not classified above that are subject to the Uniform Fire Code shall be classified as business uses.
D. 
Uses required to register with the state as life-hazard uses shall not be required to register under this section.
E. 
Vacant buildings which create a fire hazard shall be charged and inspected according to the previous use of the building.
F. 
Township-owned buildings, buildings owned and occupied by municipal fire companies and/or rescue squads, buildings owned and occupied by nonprofit religious organizations that are used solely for religious purposes and buildings owned and occupied by nonprofit organizations used solely for nonprofit purposes shall be exempt from inspection fees.
G. 
All residential uses except R-1 uses shall be inspected in the common areas only, and the fees established for the common areas use group shall apply.

§ 38-4 Enforcement, violations and penalties.

Enforcement, violations and penalties shall be managed in conformity with the Uniform Fire Safety Act, the Uniform Fire Code and all other laws of the State of New Jersey.

§ 38-5 Fees.

All state permit fees and Fire Code status fees shall be as established by the Uniform Fire Code, N.J.A.C. 5:70-1.1 et seq.