[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Moorestown 11-10-1955 by Ord. No. H-8. Sections 214-3 and 214-7 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 185, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- SWIMMING POOL
- Includes fill-and-draw, flow-through and recirculation pools, outdoor and indoor, which are artificially constructed to provide recreational facilities for swimming, bathing or wading and all buildings, equipment and appurtenances thereto. It shall not include natural outdoor ponds, rivers or lakes nor baths used for cleansing of the body or practice of the healing arts. It shall not include swimming or wading pools established or maintained upon any premises by any individual for his own or his family's use or guests of his household.
All that certain code entitled "Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1955)," approved May 9, 1955, by the Department of Health of the State of New Jersey, be and the same is hereby adopted and established in and for said Township of Moorestown by reference to said code, pursuant to the N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6. A copy of said code, annexed hereto, be and the same is hereby made a part of this chapter without setting forth at length herein the text of said code.
Three copies of said code have been placed on file in the office of the Township Clerk of said Township upon the introduction of this chapter, and said copies shall remain on file therein for the use and examination of the public as long as this chapter shall be in effect.
[Amended 2-13-1984 by Ord. No. 1196]
No person shall locate, construct or establish or alter or operate any swimming pool, as defined in said code, unless and until a permit therefor shall have been issued by said Board of Health, and the following fees, respectively, shall be payable to said Board upon the filing of applications for issuance of such permits:
For the issuance of a permit to locate, construct or establish a swimming pool: a sum equal to $5. for each $1,000 of estimated cost of construction and equipment.
For the issuance of a permit to alter a swimming pool: a sum equal to $5 for each $1,000 of estimated cost of alteration and equipment.
For the issuance or renewal of a permit to operate a swimming pool: the sum of $10.
Every permit issued for the operation of a swimming pool shall expire on the 31st day of December of the year of issue, and an application for the renewal of such permit for the next following year shall be submitted and the required fee paid 30 days prior to the beginning of the year for which the renewal permit is desired.
Permits required by this chapter or said code may be denied or suspended by the said Board of Health in the event of the failure of the applicant to comply with this chapter or said code; provided, however, that before any such denial or suspension of permit, said Board of Health shall afford the applicant for or the holder of such permit an opportunity to be heard at a public hearing.
Any person who violates or neglects or refuses to comply with any provision of this chapter or said code hereby established shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty of not less than $2 nor more than $500 for each violation; and each day that a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.