City of Pleasantville, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Pleasantville 6-7-1982 by Ord. No. 11-1982 as Ch. 92 of the 1982 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alarms — See Ch. 80.
Secondhand building materials — See Ch. 105.
Unfit buildings — See Ch. 111.
Construction contractors — See Ch. 121.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 135.
Housing standards — See Ch. 143.
Mobile homes — See Ch. 166.
Zoning and land use — See Ch. 290.

§ 119-1 Establishment of enforcing agency; membership; qualifications; local office.

A. 
There is hereby established in the City of Pleasantville a State Uniform Construction Code enforcing agency, to be known as the "Department of Permits and Inspections," consisting of a Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Electrical Subcode Official, Fire Protection Subcode Official,[1] Elevator Subcode Official and such other subcode officials for such additional subcodes as the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey, shall hereafter adopt as part of the State Uniform Construction Code. The Construction Official shall be the chief administrator of the enforcing agency.
[Amended 2-17-1999 by Ord. No. 6-1999]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 30, Fire Department, and Ch. 135, Fire Prevention.
B. 
Each official position created in Subsection A hereof shall be filled by a person qualified for such position pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, as amended,[2] and N.J.A.C. 5:23, provided that, in lieu of any particular subcode official, an on-site inspection agency may be retained by contract pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23. More than one such official position may be held by the same person, provided that such person is qualified pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, and N.J.A.C. 5:23 to hold each such position.
[2]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.
C. 
The public shall have the right to do business with the enforcing agency at one office location, except for emergencies and unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances.

§ 119-2 Board of Appeals.

[Amended 2-17-1999 by Ord. No. 6-1999]
Any appeals from decisions by the enforcing agency shall be submitted to the Atlantic County Construction Board of Appeals.

§ 119-3 Fees; reports.

[Amended 8-5-1985 by Ord. No. 17-1985; 5-2-1988 by Ord. No. 8-1988; 10-16-1989 by Ord. No. 19-1989; 8-5-1991 by Ord. No. 11-1991; 2-17-1992 by Ord. No. 2-1992]
A. 
The City of Pleasantville hereby adopts the fees schedule set up pursuant to the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, N.J.A.C. 5:23.
[Amended 10-2-1995 by Ord. No. 16-1995; 2-5-1996 by Ord. No. 2-1996; 5-19-1997 by Ord. No. 19-1997; 2-17-1999 by Ord. No. 6-1999; 7-7-1999 by Ord. No. 27-1999]
B. 
Additional fees set by the City of Pleasantville:
[Amended 7-7-1999 by Ord. No. 27-1999; 3-18-2002 by Ord. No. 6-2002; 4-20-2009 by Ord. No. 8-2009]
(1) 
(Reserved)
(2) 
Fences shall be a flat fee of $46 for R-3/R-4 uses. All other use groups shall be a flat fee of $75.
(3) 
(Reserved)
(4) 
(Reserved)
(5) 
Piling, foundations, bulkheads, etc:
(a) 
Up to and including $100,000: $15 per $1,000.
(b) 
One hundred thousand one dollars to $300,000: $12 per $1,000.
(c) 
Three hundred thousand and one dollars and above: $10 per $1,000.
(d) 
Premanufactured construction and external utility connections shall be based on estimated cost of site improvements. The fee shall be at a rate of $50 per $1,000.
C. 
The enforcing agency shall report annually at the end of each fiscal year to the Bureau of Housing Inspection, and not later than July 31, the total amount of the surcharge fee (15%) collected in the fiscal year. In the fiscal year in which the regulations first become effective, said report shall be for the third and fourth quarters only.
D. 
The Construction Official shall prepare and submit to the Council, biannually, a report reevaluating the delineation of the fire limits. This report shall indicate the recommendations of the Construction Official, the Building Subcode Official and the Fire Subcode Official regarding those areas which should be designated as within fire limits, with the reasons therefor.