Borough of Glen Gardner, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Glen Gardner as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 7-17-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-9]
The purpose of this article is to establish a schedule of miscellaneous fees for permits and a variety of duties, services and materials that are performed or provided by Borough officials to the public, and not otherwise established in the Borough Code.
The following fees are hereby established:
A. 
Copies (in person; by mail, add actual postal costs):
[Amended 11-16-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-08]
(1) 
Letter-sized copies shall be charged $0.05 per page; legal-sized copies shall be charged $0.07 per page.
[Amended 8-17-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-5]
(2) 
The fee for any oversized documents or documents which require outside copying or special handling shall be the actual cost of such copying plus any applicable postage and a reasonable handling fee not to exceed 10% of the actual copying charge.
B. 
Searches:
(1) 
Assessment search (per block and lot): $10.
(2) 
Tax search (per block and lot): $10.
(3) 
Continuation search (per year up to three years): $2.
C. 
Certification of documents:
[Amended 11-16-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-08]
(1) 
Certified copy of Vital Statistics record (birth, death, marriage, domestic partnership, civil union): $10 per copy.
D. 
Duplicates:
(1) 
Duplicate of tax bills (nonowner, per bill): $5.
E. 
Certified property owners list:
(1) 
Within 200 feet of a single block and lot: $10.
F. 
Miscellaneous:
(1) 
Glen Gardner Anniversary Booklet: $3.
(2) 
Zoning Map: $1.
(3) 
Zoning book (Chapter 104): $25 (by mail: $28).
(4) 
Zoning application for clearance: $15.
(5) 
Checks returned for insufficient funds: $20 per check.
(6) 
Redemption calculations of tax liens. A property owner or a person who has the right to redeem may request two redemption calculations per calendar year. Any additional calculations will be charged $50 per calculation.
[Added 8-17-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-5]
When any fees herein described or at any time are at variance with fees for said services or materials as prescribed by the revised statutes of New Jersey, the fees prescribed by the statute shall govern.
[Added 12-21-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-11]
A. 
All requests for discovery in matters pending in the municipal court of the Borough of Glen Gardner shall be submitted through the Municipal Prosecutor.
B. 
The following fees shall be payable by the requestor to the Borough of Glen Gardner for the discovery provided:
(1) 
For each of the first 10 pages photocopied: $0.75 per page.
(2) 
For each of the next 10 pages photocopied: $0.50 per page.
(3) 
For each of the pages photocopied thereafter: $0.25 per page.
(4) 
Actual postage for any discovery sent by mail.
(5) 
For the envelope for any discovery sent by mail: $0.25.
(6) 
Photographs will be photocopied at the rates established herein. If requests are made for duplicate photographs, the actual cost of making the photographs shall be charged.
(7) 
Duplication of videotapes constitutes an extraordinary duplication process and will be charged at the rate of $5 per videotape.
(8) 
On any item that cannot be photocopied on the Borough copy machine or not otherwise provided for in this schedule, the actual cost incurred in making the copy shall be charged.
C. 
Where the discovery must be obtained from an entity other than the Borough of Glen Gardner, e.g., another police department, the actual costs paid to the other entity shall be paid by the requestor.
[Adopted 5-1-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
The purpose of this article is to establish policies and procedures for the collection of fees associated with the performance of marriage or civil union ceremonies by the Mayor or Acting Mayor of the Borough of Glen Gardner.
A. 
Persons seeking to be married or joined in civil union by the Mayor of Glen Gardner shall remit the applicable fee delineated below to be paid to the Borough of Glen Gardner:
(1) 
Residents of Glen Gardner: $150.
(2) 
Nonresidents of Glen Gardner: $200.
(3) 
Active and retired military: $50.
B. 
An administrative fee of $25 shall be added to the above established fee.
A. 
Receipt of fees. The fee shall be paid by check, payable to the Borough of Glen Gardner. Fees collected shall be deposited into the Borough's current fund.
B. 
Disbursement of fees; amendment of Salary Ordinance; responsibility for expenses.
(1) 
Fees for performance of marriage or civil union ceremonies shall be disbursed to the Mayor or Acting Mayor as an additional fixed salary payment for each service performed in accordance with the following schedule:
(a) 
For residents of Glen Gardner: $150.
(b) 
For nonresidents of Glen Gardner: $200.
(c) 
For active and retired military: $50.
(2) 
The Salary Ordinance of the Borough of Glen Gardner is hereby amended in accordance with the above.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The salary ordinance is on file in the Borough offices.
(3) 
The Mayor or Acting Mayor shall be responsible for his or her own expenses, including travel expenses and mileage, incurred in connection with the performance of any marriage or civil union, and such expenses shall not be reimbursable by the Borough.[2]
[2]
Former Art. III, Development Fees, adopted 12-2-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-12 and consisting of §§ 83-8 through 83-17, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 6-18-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-05.