Township of Washington, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Washington 9-26-1989 by Ord. No. 2-89; amended in its entirety 6-25-2001 by Ord. No. 2-01. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Swimming pools — See Ch. 179.
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.2, the Board of Health of the Township of Washington, Morris County, New Jersey, hereby adopts by reference the Public Recreational Bathing Code of New Jersey (2000), including any amendments which may be made thereto. A copy of the Public Recreational Bathing Code is attached hereto and made part of this chapter without the text being included herein.
Three copies of the Public Recreational Bathing Code have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Health and the Township Clerk for use and examination by the public.
[Amended 3-23-2004 by Ord. No. 1-04]
It shall be unlawful for any person to locate and construct or operate a swimming pool, bathing beach, public bathing place, hot tub or spa, as defined in the Public Recreational Bathing Code, without first having obtained approval from the Board of Health.
[Amended 3-23-2004 by Ord. No. 1-04]
A. 
The fee for filing an application and plans for a permit to locate and construct a swimming pool, bathing beach, public bathing place, hot tub or spa, as defined in the Public Recreational Bathing Code, shall be $200 for the initial submission. The fee for subsequent revision submissions shall be $150.
B. 
The fee for an annual license to operate a swimming pool, bathing beach or public bathing place shall be $200. All reinspection fees shall be $50. The fee for a license to operate a hot tub shall be $200. The reinspection fees shall be $50.
The New Jersey State Sanitary Code, Chapter IX, Public Recreational Bathing Code, is hereby amended, in part, to read as follows:
A. 
Subchapter 5, Waterfront Safety, 5.1, Exceptions, is amended as follows:
(1) 
The provisions set forth in N.J.A.C. 8:26-5.1(a) and (b) are not applicable.
(2) 
N.J.A.C. 8:26-5.2(b) is hereby revised to read as follows: "At least one person currently certified in standard first aid and professional level infant, child and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by a Department of Health and Senior Services approved organization as listed in the Appendix shall be at poolside when the pool is in use."
(3) 
N.J.A.C. 8:26-5.6(b) is hereby revised to read as follows: "A wading pool shall have a person currently certified in standard first aid and professional level infant, child and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by a Department of Health and Senior Services approved organization as listed in the Appendix at poolside when the wading pool is in use."
(4) 
N.J.A.C. 8:26-5.8(b) is hereby revised to read as follows: "At least one person currently certified in standard first aid and professional level infant, child and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by a Department of Health and Senior Services approved organization as listed in the Appendix shall be on the premises, available and readily accessible when the hot tub or spa is in use."
(5) 
N.J.A.C. 8:26-5.10(b) is hereby revised to read as follows: "At least one person currently certified in standard first aid and professional level infant, child and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by a Department of Health and Senior Services approved organization as listed in the Appendix shall be at lakeside when the bathing beach is in use."
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter or code established herein shall, upon conviction thereof be liable to penalties in accordance with Chapter 221, General Provisions, § 221-2, General penalty.