Borough of Fort Lee, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Derived from the Revised General Ordinances of the Borough of Fort Lee, 1978, adopted 3-1-1979, as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Builders and contractors — See Ch. 159.
Demolition of buildings — See Ch. 166.
Uniform Construction Codes — See Ch. 193.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 368.
[Derived from Ch. X, Sec. 10-18, of the 1978 Code]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Intended for supporting or sheltering any use occupancy, including but not limited to commercial, residential, governmental, educational and any other place or public assembly.
The Borough of Fort Lee Fire Official or his designated representative as defined by N.J.A.C. 5:18-1.5, Uniform Fire Code.
Any natural person or individual, or any firm, partnership, association, limited partnership, sole proprietorship, corporation or other business entity, or any government agency on their own.
A single-plane framework of individual structural members connected at their ends to form a series of triangles to span a distance greater than would be possible with any of the individual members on their own.
This article shall be enforced by the Fire Official as required by the Mayor and Council.
Upon inspection and identification of a building of such truss construction, the owner/occupant shall be notified by the Fire Official of the requirements of this article in accordance with the Uniform Fire Code of the State of New Jersey.
Upon notification, the owner/occupant will be required to permanently affix a Fort Lee Fire Department approved emblem. This emblem shall be an isosceles triangle 12 inches across the base with a height of six inches. The triangle shall be of a permanent material and colored reflective yellow. Along the base of the triangle there shall be three-fourths-inch-high black lettering containing the words "FIRE DEPT." Above that in the center of the triangle there shall be a minimum one-and-three-eighths-inch-high black letter(s) corresponding to the truss-type construction as designated by the Fire Official ("R": Roof; "F": Floor: or "R/F": Roof and Floor). The emblem shall be placed to the left side of the main street-side entrance approximately six feet zero inches to eight feet zero inches above the ground level, or other approved location(s) as designated by the Fire Official. The identification emblem shall be properly installed within 30 days of receipt of written notice. The initial identification emblem shall be supplied by the Fire Official.
The owner/occupant shall be required to maintain the approved identification emblem at the designated location(s) on the building. Missing or damaged identification emblems will be reported to the Fire Official immediately. Replacement cost shall be the responsibility of the owner/occupant. Replacement must be made within 10 days of written notice from the Fire Official. Approved identification emblems shall be available from the Fire Official at the sole cost of the owner/occupant of the premises.
Initial identification and marking fee: $50.
Replacement emblems will be billed based on current costs per unit.
The Mayor and Council may waive fees for charitable organizations.
Penalties shall be assessed in accordance with the Uniform Fire Code, State of New Jersey, N.J.A.C. 5:18-2.12(b).
The form of identification is attached hereto marked as Exhibit A.[1]
Editor's Note: Exhibit A, referred to herein, can be found on file in the Borough Clerk's office attached to Ordinance No. 90-1.
The form of the identification emblem can be changed by the Borough of Fort Lee at any time upon reasonable notice to the property owner/occupant. Any cost associated relating to the change of the emblem shall be borne by the owner/occupant.