Township of Bloomfield, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Bloomfield Board of Health 12-1-1976 as Ch. 12 of the 1976 Revised Ordinances (Ch. 345 of the 1987 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Swimming pools (Township Council) — See Ch. 508.
A. 
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
SWIMMING POOL CODE OF NEW JERSEY (1970)
That certain code approved by the State Department of Health for adoption by reference by local boards of health in accordance with law, being a code:
(1) 
Regulating and controlling the location and construction, alteration and operation of swimming pools as therein defined.
(2) 
Regulating and controlling the issuance of permits and licenses to locate and construct, alter or operate swimming pools as therein defined.
(3) 
Declaring and defining certain swimming pools as nuisances.
B. 
Whenever the following words, terms and phrases are used in the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970), they shall have the following meanings herein given:
BOARD OF HEALTH
The Board of Health of the Township of Bloomfield.
REGISTERED MAIL
Includes certified mail.
A. 
Pursuant to and in accordance with the Public Health and Sanitation Codes Adoption by Reference Act (N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6), there is hereby established and adopted as the Swimming Pool Code of the Township the whole of the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970). A printed copy of said code was annexed to and incorporated by reference in this chapter.
B. 
The Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970) is hereby incorporated in this chapter by reference and made a part herein as fully as though it had been set forth at length herein.
C. 
In accordance with law, three printed copies of the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970) have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Health and shall remain on file in said office for the use and examination of the public so long as this chapter shall remain in effect.
No person shall locate and construct, alter or operate a swimming pool until the permits or license therefor as required by the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970) shall have been issued by the Board of Health.
The following fees are hereby established:
A. 
For the issuance of a permit to locate and construct a swimming pool: $10.
B. 
For the issuance of a permit to alter a swimming pool: $10.
C. 
For the issuance of an annual license to operate a swimming pool: $25. Applications for license renewals received on or after May 15 will be assessed a late fee of $10.
[Amended 12-6-1994]
A. 
Licenses issued for the operation of swimming pools shall expire on March 31 following the date of issuance.
B. 
Applications for license renewals, together with the required license fee, shall be submitted 30 days prior to opening the pool.
A. 
A permit or license required under this chapter may be denied or suspended by the Board of Health for failure to comply with any provision of this chapter, including the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970) incorporated herein by reference.
B. 
The person whose license has been denied or suspended shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard in a public hearing and, following this, to be informed of the decision of the Board of Health as provided in Section 2 of the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970).
[Amended 12-6-1994]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to the provisions of Chapter 578, Article V.