Township of Clark, NJ
Union County
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[Amended 5-21-2007 by Ord. No. 07-10[1]]
A. 
The following fees are hereby established:
Category of Fees
Fees
Subdivision
Minor residential
$180
Minor nonresidential
$180
Major preliminary
$330
Major final
$200
Site plan
Minor (residential)
$200
Minor (nonresidential)
$300
Major (residential) (preliminary)
$300
Major (residential) (final)
$150
Major (nonresidential) (preliminary)
$300
Major (nonresidential) (final)
$150
Appeals
One- and two-family residential
$150
Other residential
$200
Nonresidential
$200
Interpretations variance
$150
Bulk variances (one- and two-family residential)
$175
Bulk variances (other residential)
$150
Bulk variances (nonresidential)
$200
Use variance (one- and two-family residential)
$300
Use variance (other residential)
$350
Use variance (nonresidential)
$400
Conditional
Conditional use (one- and two-family residential)
$250
Conditional use (other residential)
$300
Conditional use (nonresidential)
$350
Waiver
Floodplain (one- and two-family residential)
$200
Floodplain (multifamily or nonresidential)
$300
Fence (residential)
$150
Fence (nonresidential)
$200
Sign (residential)
$250
Sign (nonresidential)
$300
Parking (one- and two-family residential)
$100
Parking (other residential)
$135
Parking (nonresidential)
$150
Meetings
Special (all)
$1,500
Additional fees[2]
Attorneys' fees (per hour)
$125
Secretarial fees (per hour)
$20
Administrative fees (per meeting)
$200
Copy of Master Plan
Actual cost or OPRA fees
Certified list of property owners within 200 feet
$0.25 per name or $10, whichever is greater
Copy of land use ordinances
Actual cost or OPRA fees
Zoning Maps
Actual cost or OPRA fees
Tax Map, per sheet
Actual cost or OPRA fees
Copy of Ordinance Book
Actual cost or OPRA fees
Zoning permit fee
$100
Zoning permit exemption
$250
Application package
$20
Land development application — floodplain review fee
Residential
$100
Nonresidential
$250
[2]
Editor's Note: See also § 195-27F.
B. 
Escrow accounts.[3] There shall be an escrow fee for residential development, not requiring subdivision, calculated at the rate of $100 per residential unit with a minimum fee of $1,000.
[Amended 12-2-2019 by Ord. No. 19-23]
Application Type
Minimum Escrow
Minor subdivision
$500
Major subdivision, per lot or unit
$100
Minimum escrow
$1,000
Site plans
Commercial/industrial development application not involving structures
1 to 3 lots and/or units
$3,500
Over 3 lots and/or units
$5,000
Commercial/industrial development application involving structures (total floor plan)
1 to 1,249 square feet
$500
1,250 to 2,499 square feet
$1,000
2,500 to 20,000 square feet
$2,000
Over 20,000 square feet
$5,000
Use variance
$1,500
[3]
Editor's Note: See also § 195-28E.
C. 
Rate of professional charges.
(1) 
Limit on charges; payment.
(a) 
No professional personnel submitting charges to the Township for any of the services referred to in § 195-28 shall charge for any services at a higher rate or in a different manner than would normally be charged the Township for similar work, as determined by the professional personnel's contract of employment with the Township or by provisions of the Township's Salary Ordinance.[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: The Salary Ordinance is on file in the Township offices.
(b) 
Payment of any bill rendered by professional personnel to the Township in respect to any service for which the Township is entitled to reimbursement under § 195-28 shall in no way be contingent upon receipt of reimbursement to an applicant, nor shall any payment to professional personnel be delayed pending reimbursement from an applicant.
(2) 
The Township may charge for the services of any Township employee rendering expert advice for the benefit of an applicant when the employee is required to attend special meetings, as defined herein, during nonbusiness hours, as well as services rendered beyond the scope of the employee's regularly defined duties.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).