Union City, NJ
Hudson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Union City 1-7-1997 as Ch. III of the 1996 Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "Codification of Fees and Costs of the City of Union City."
This chapter is adopted in order to advise the citizens of the City and any and all persons doing business with the City of the various fees charged for services rendered by the departments of City government and to provide ready access to any and all such information.
The following fees shall be charged by the City for services rendered or licenses or permits issued. All license and permit fees shall be annual, unless otherwise noted.
License or Permit
Fee
Late fees for business registration or license renewal applications made after January 31
[Added 2-9-2006]
$25 (per month)
Alarm systems; monitoring service (§ 52-4E)
Initial registration
$35
Dial alarms (annual; renewal)
$35
Auctioneers
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$300
Automobile leasing
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$300
Automobile repair
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$150
Automobile sales agency, franchised
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$700
Billiard and pool rooms, per table
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$100
Bingo
$10
Body shops
$100
Bowling alleys, per alley
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$30
Boxing, wrestling exhibitions
$100
Car wash
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$150
Carnival permits
$10
Constables
[Added 12-21-2004]
$50
Contractors (§ 126-3)
$100
Dance halls and discos
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$150
Day-care facilities:
Initial inspection
$100
Reinspection (sanitary violation)
[Added 4-6-2004]
$100
Licensing fee, per room used for day-care purposes
[Amended 4-6-2004]
$100
Distributor's license, vending machines (soda, candy and gum)
[Added 4-6-2004]
$200
Dealers in secondhand articles
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$100
Dry cleaners
$200
Electrical musical device, coin-operated, per device
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$75
Embroidery factory
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$150
Employment agencies
$200
Exterminators
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$100
Film processors
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$75
Filming (§ 166-2B and C):
Application fee
$100
Each three day period after the initial five days
$50
Flagperson and watchperson permit, both (§ 225-42C)
[Added 6-4-2008]
$25 each
Furnished apartments, per apartment
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$50
Fuel oil distributor
$200
Gas station, per pump
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$50
Junkyards, including auto
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$350
Laundromats (§ 230-3)
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$300
Liquor permit
$25
Limousine service, per car
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$50
Locksmith
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$150
Lumberyards
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$300
Mechanical amusement devices, per device (§ 64-9A):
[Amended 4-1-2003]
One to three
$100
Each, over three
$75
Distributor's license, annually
$750
Motels and hotels:
[Amended 4-1-2003]
20 bedrooms or fewer
$300
More than 20 bedrooms
$500
Motor vehicles, abandoned or impounded, garage charge, per day (§ 412-6)
$15
Newspaper racks, each
$25
Outdoor dining permit (§ 185-15B)
[Added 5-21-2013]
$275
Parades (§ 278-4)
[Amended 2-18-2014 by Ord. No. 3-2014]
$5
Parking lots
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$350
Peddlers, hawkers, vendors and solicitors:
Transient license fee (§ 301-8)
$50
Solicitors (§ 301-11B)
$65
Not-for-profit, charitable or philanthropic (§ 301-18B)
$15
Photographers, street or door-to-door
$15
Pool and billiard tables, per table
$75
Printing shops
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$75
Retail stores
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$60
School, self-defense
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$150
Scrap metal dealers
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$150
Surgical supply
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$150
Tailor shops
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$50
Taxicab licenses:
Driver's application fee (§ 386-9B)
$25
With application, money order
$25
Driver's license, each, per year (§ 386-8D)
$25
Taxicab license, each, per taxicab
$75
Taxi driver (§ 386-8C)
[Added 4-1-2003]
$30
Taxi owner, per cab (§ 386-3B)
[Added 4-1-2003]
$100
Telephone, public (renewal, annual), per phone (§ 391-5)
$10
Theaters, live or movie
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$750
Tow truck operators (Ch. 397):
Application fee
$25
With application, money order
$25
Annual renewal
$25
Towing and storage services
Application fee
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$100
License fee
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$1,000
Traveling shows or circuses, when not in licensed theaters
$250
Television repair
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$150
Used car dealers
[Amended 4-1-2003]
$700
Video games, per device
$75
Video machine distributor
$500
Description
Fee
(to be paid to City Engineer)
Administration fee, initial application and each proposed amendment thereto (§ 160-6)
$50
Annual use fee:
Service to licensee only:
With no customers within the City
$2 per linear foot of route traversed by the communication line within the public right-of-way
Maximum
$1,000
Service to customers within the City other than the licensee
Maximum of the fees computed in accordance with above fees or 6% of gross revenues derived within the public right-of-way
Increase to length of route
An additional use fee computed in accordance with the annual use fee above
Type of License
Fee
Alcoholic beverages (valid from July 1 to June 30) [§ 58-8D]:
Club license
[Amended 2-21-2012]
$188
Plenary retail consumption license
[Amended 11-16-2004]
$2,400
Plenary retail distribution license
[Amended 11-16-2004; 2-21-2012]
$2,500
Limited retail distribution license
[Amended 2-21-2012]
$63
License application package
$5
With application, money order
$49
Surcharge fee for retiring plenary retail liquor licenses
[Added 5-21-2013]
$200
One-time security guard registration fee (§ 58-15)
[Added 5-21-2013]
$10
Type
Fee
Late fees for business registration or license renewal applications made after January 31, per month
$25
Rent Stabilization Board fees:
Annual registration
$25
Appeal of determination by Rent Regulation Officer, per unit [§ 334-5A(7)(a)]
$10
Filing fees (§ 334-11G):
[Added 5-21-2013]
The prerenovation application shall be accompanied with a fee per dwelling unit.
$50; $100 for a final application
Community Development Agency inspection fees
$50, preinspection, per dwelling unit; $50, post inspection, per dwelling unit
Capital improvement:
Under 25
$100
Over 25
$150
Hardship:
Under 25
$100
Over 25
$150
Certificate of compliance, per unit
$5
Rental unit restoration allowance (§ 334-12F):
Inspection
$155
Inspection, without qualification
$40
Request by landlord for legal rent calculation, per apartment
$10
Sewerage surcharge
$25
Tax surcharge
$25
Returned check
$20
Searches:
Search for document, without copy
$2
No fee if not found or requested by law enforcement agency.
Search for municipal liens
$10
Continuation, per year, not to exceed
$2
No fee if not found or requested by law enforcement agency.
Telephone removal/storage charge (§ 391-17A)
[Added 5-21-2013]
$300
[Amended 7-29-2003; 5-21-2013; 12-16-2014]
License or Permit
Fee
Bird permits (§ 70-12)
Dog licenses:
Neutered and spayed (§ 70-2E)
$12
Unneutered and unspayed (§ 70-2E)
$15
Vicious dogs, license and renewal (§ 70-4A)
$200
Kennel and pet shop licenses (§ 70-3C)
Ten or fewer dogs
$25
More than 10 dogs
$50
Pet shop
$75
Late fees for license or permit renewal application made after January 31, per month
$10
[Amended 7-29-2003]
Type
Fee
Late fees for business registration or license renewal applications made after January 31, per month
[Added 2-9-2006]
$25
Ice cream truck
$250
Mobile restaurants, including hot dog vendors
$300
Restaurants, lunch wagons and luncheonettes with seating capacity of:
Up to 40
$100
40 to 60
$150
Over 60
$250
Retail food establishments, including mini market, coffee shop, cafeteria, short-order cafe, grill, tearoom, sandwich shop, soda fountain, tavern, bar, cocktail lounge, nightclub, roadside stand, industrial feeding establishment, private, public or nonprofit organization or institution routinely serving food, commissary, box-lunch establishment, retail bakery, meat market, delicatessen, grocery store, public food market, or similar place in which food or drink is prepared for retail sale or for service on the premises or elsewhere, and any other retail eating or drinking establishment or operation where food is served, handled or provided for the public, with or without charge
$100
Reinspection of restaurant
$50
[Amended 7-29-2003]
Type of Establishment
Fee
Late fees for business registration or license renewal applications made after January 31, per month
[Added 2-9-2006]
$25
Bakery stores
$100
Bakery wagon
$50
Barbershops
$50
Beauty shops
$50
Unisex shops
$50
Body piercing establishments (§ 376-3)
$600
Cafeteria
$100
Candy, gum machine
$30
Candy shops
$50
Caterer
$150
Plus, per truck
$75
Confectionery/candy
$50
Delicatessens
$100
Dry-cleaning establishments, coin-operated
$25
Fat and bone dealers
$75
Fish markets
$100
Food warehouses and similar storage facilities
$100
Grocery stores
$100
Health centers
$50
Ice cream stores
$75
Ice cream vendors
$300
Ice cream manufacturers
$150
Luncheonettes
$75
Nails, wax and facials
$50
Produce stores
$100
Poultry dealer, live
$300
Skin care
$50
Supermarket
$600
Tattoo parlors (§ 376-3)
$600
Vending machines:
Food/drink, per machine
$50
Soda
$75
Candy
$30
Concession:
Luncheonette
$30
Grocery
$30
Ice cream
$30
Mini mart
$30
Delicatessen
$30
Fish market
$30
Italian ice
$30
Bad checks
$20
[Amended 7-29-2003; 11-5-2003; 3-20-2007]
Description
Fee
Copies of birth, death or marriage certificates
$7
Copies of birth, death or marriage certificate amendments
$5
Certification copies
$5
Marriage license
$28
Transcripts
$5
Marriage application (copy)
$28
Performance of marriage ceremony
$75
Performance of civil union ceremony
$75
[Amended 4-21-2009; 12-21-2010]
Type
Fee
Accident report, per page
$0.50
Fingerprints, other than for handgun permit:
Residents
$10
Nonresidents
$20
Firearms:
Carry permit:
Money order to N.J. State Treasurer
$20
Money order to Division of State Police SBI
$49
Fingerprint fee
$20
Handgun permit and firearms identification card:
Money order to Division of State Police SBI
$49
Annual fee
$5
Police detail
$60 per hour
Copies of police reports
Same fee as established by Section 6 of P.L. 2001,
c. 404 (N.J.S.A. 47:1A-5)
Copies of police reports requested other than in person
Additional fee of $5 to cover administrative costs
[Amended 5-20-2003; 10-18-2005; 5-21-2013; 4-5-2016]
A. 
Building subcode fees.
Permit or Service
Fees
Minimum fee for building permits
$100
Change of contractor fee per subcode
$25
New construction and additions:
All buildings per cubic feet of construction
$0.050
Minimum fee for new construction
$150
Plan review fee
20% of permit fee
Parking spaces for new construction, exterior and enclosed
$200 per space
Renovations, alternations repair and minor work:
Minimum fee (without plans)
$100
Minimum fee (with plans)
$110
Per $1,000:
Up to $50,000 of job cost
$35
$50,001 through $1,000,000 of job cost
$25
Over $100,000 and above job cost
$20
Mechanical systems/equipment (ducts, etc., for HVAC equipment, not including mechanical unit)
Shall be calculated at 10% of building permit fee
Retaining walls:
Up to 550 square feet
$125
Over 550 square feet
$250
Demolition:
All structures, per lot
$300
Note: Sewer capping permit must accompany a demolition permit if structure is serviced by a sewer.
Signs/awnings:
Minimum fee per side
$100
Billboards/wall-mounted signs (per side)
$250
Fence installation:
Fee based on cost of work
Swimming pools:
Residential aboveground
$65
Residential in-ground
$150
Commercial aboveground
$250
Commercial/multifamily in-ground
$500
Tents
$250
Zoning determination:
Existing structures/driveways/businesses
$20
New construction:
From 1 to 5 units
$50
Over 5 to 10 units
$100
Over 10 to 15 units
$150
Over 15 to 20 units
$200
Over 20 to 25 units
$250
Over 25 to 50 units
$350
Over 50 to 75 units
$500
Over 75 to 100 units
$750
Over 100 units
$1,000
Plus $10 for each additional unit over 100 units
Modifications to existing or previously approved variances for parking spaces (per space)
$20
B. 
Electrical subcode fees.
Permit or Service
Fees
Minimum fee for electrical permits
$100
Switches, fixtures, receptacles:
1 to 50
$85
Each additional 25
$40
Electrical devices, generators, transformers:
1 KW to 9 KW, each
$45
10 KW to 44 KW, each
$95
45 KW to 112.5 KW, each
$215
From 112.5 KW to 500 KW, each
$450
Over 500 KW, each
$700
Motors:
Kitchen/bathroom exhausts/hoods (residential type)
$50
1/2 HP to 1 HP, each
$25
1 HP to 9 HP, each
$40
10 HP to 49 HP, each
$85
50 HP to 99 HP, each
$200
100 HP and over, each
$750
Capacitors:
One unit
$35
Any additional units, each
$20
NOTE: No charge if motors are equipped at time of installation.
Service panels, service entrance, subpanels:
Up to 100 amps, each
$75
101 amps to 200 amps, each
$125
201 amps to 300 amps, each
$180
301 amps to 400 amps, each
$250
401 amps to 500 amps, each
$300
501 amps to 600 amps, each
$350
601 amps to 700 amps, each
$400
701 amps to 800 amps, each
$450
801 amps to 900 amps, each
$500
901 amps to 1,000 amps, each
$570
Over 1,000 amps, each
$675
Add $50 for every 100 amps over 1,000 amps
Additional electric meters, each
$75
Line item fees, as per technical section:
Commercial air conditioning units (per ton)
$100
Burglar alarm, intercom systems
$100
Dishwasher by KW
As listed above
Dryer by HP
As listed above
Garbage disposal by HP
As listed above
Heat pumps by HP
As listing above
Motor control center, subpanels, amp
As listed above
All other by HP
As listed above
Pool bonding
$100 per year
Pool/spa motor
By size, as listed above
Pool lights
Include in fixture total
Cellular antennas and equipment cabinets, each
$150
C. 
Plumbing subcode fees.
Type
Fees
Minimum fee for plumbing permits
$100
Each fixture, device not listed below
$35
Air conditioners, HVAC (individual units), each
$100
All floor drains, each
$35
Backwater valves, each
$35
Basins, each
$35
Bathtubs, each
$35
Boiler conversion burner
$60
Boilers, each:
Up to 200,000 BTU
$100
Over 200,000 BTU
Add $10 for every additional 10,000 BTU over 200,000
Catch basin, each
$85
Dishwasher, each
$35
Drinking fountain, each
$35
Furnaces, HVAC, PAC and similar types of devices, each
$100
Garbage disposal, each
$35
Gas appliance, each
$35
Gas lines, each
$40
Gas riser, each
$35
Grease trap, each
Up to 50 pounds
$85
50 to 100 pounds and up
$125
Heating backflow device, each
$35
House drain, each
$35
Indirect connection, each
$35
Interceptor, each
$90
Lead bend, each
$35
Manholes, each
$125
Oil separators, each
$90
Pumps, each
$80
Re-piping apartment, each
$40
Re-piping (per unit)
$50
Roof drain/scupper, each
$25
Septic/stormwater detention tanks or similar, each
$100
Sewer backflow device, each
$80
Sewer ejector, each
$90
Sewer utility, each:
Four-inch
$100
Five-inch
$150
Six-inch
$300
Over six-inch
$400, plus $50 per two-inch increase in size over six-inch
Showers, each
$35
Sinks, each
$35
Soil stack, each
$35
Sump pump, each
$90
Tankless heater, each
$35
Urinals, each
$35
Vent stack, each
$35
Wash trays, each
$35
Washing machines, each
$35
Waste stack, each
$35
Water closet, each
$35
Water heater, each
$40
Water riser, each
$35
Water separator, each
$35
Water utility connection, each:
$100
Up to 2 inches
$175
Over 2 inches
$175
Yard drains
$35
D. 
Uniform Fire Safety Act.
Permit/Installation/System
Fees
Minimum fee for fire safety permits
$100
Storage tank installation (in gallons):
275, each
$125
550, each
$150
551 to 1,000, each
$175
1,001 to 2,000, each
$225
2,001 to 5,000, each
$275
5,001 to 10,000, each
$375
10,001 to 20,000, each
$500
Tanks over 20,000, each
$800
Tank removal/abandonment (in gallons):
Up and including 550, each
$200
Over 550 to 2,000, each
$400
Over 2,000, each
Increase fee by $25 for every 100 gallons or portion thereof
Above subject to sidewalk opening fee where applicable
Sprinkler system or special suppression system heads:
1 to 20
$100
21 and over
$150
For each additional 10 heads or portion thereof, increase fee by
$50
Standpipe fees
Each standpipe installed
$400
Smoke detector fees (§ 171-4B):
Detectors:
1 to 25
$100
26 to 50
$150
For each additional 10 or portion thereof over 50, increase fee by
$50
Pull stations:
1 to 5
$100
6 to 10
$150
For each additional 5 or portion thereof over 10, increase fee by
$10
Emergency lights/exit signs (fixtures):
1 to 5
$100
6 to 10
$150
For each additional 5 or portion thereof over 10, increase fee by
$150
Related fire protection equipment:
Smoke barriers/magnetic release doors, each
$300
Central control stations/FACP panels, each
$280
Manual fire alarm, each
$80
Elevator recall system, each
$250
Automatic fire alarm station, each
$375
Cooking suppression system (dry/wet chemical), each
$200
Gasoline pumps, per nozzle
$100
Refrigeration system, each
$200
Pressure vessels, each
$250
Smoke control system, each
$100
High-pressure boilers, each
$250
Hooded ventilation, each
$65
E. 
Street and sidewalks.
Permit
Fees
Street opening permit:
Each opening
$250
Trench cuts
$250 for first/each opening plus $20 per foot
Sidewalk opening permit:
Each opening
$75
Curb cut, per foot
$10
Driveway, dimensions as per zoning requirements, each
$250 per space plus cost of work and $15 per foot of curb cut
Installation of fire hydrants
$250
Blasting permit
$500
F. 
Certificate of occupancy/continued occupancy (§ 311-5B).
Type of Certificate
Fees
Residential structure, per tenant space
$200
Interior/exterior parking accessory to existing structure, per space
$150
Retail/mercantile, per space
$200
Business or professional offices, per tenant space
$200
Wholesale business
$350
Storage distribution
$350
Shopping centers, shell only
$500
Movie theaters
$500 plus $150 per screen
Laundromats
$500
Mechanic shops:
Up to 4 bays
$500
Additional bays, each
$150
Auto body shops
$500 plus $350 per spray booth
New car dealers
$750
Used car dealers
$500
Parking lots, per space
$150
Hospitals, nursing homes, emergency medical centers
$500 plus $200 per bed or exam room
Pain management centers
$500 plus $200 per exam/procedure room
Imaging centers
$500 plus $200 per exam/procedure room
Day-care centers
$750
Temporary employment agencies
$750
Bars, nightclubs and similar assembly spaces
$800
Certificates of continued occupancy shall be 50% of above stated fees
NOTE: All temporary certificates of occupancy shall be charged at the same amount as listed above.
G. 
Letters/dumpster permits.
Type of Letter/Permit
Fees
Certificate of occupancy letter
$50
Zoning rebuild letter
$75
All other letters
$50
Code variation request (per subcode/per variation)
$100
Day-care letter
$100
Dumpster permit
$75
A. 
Tanks.
Gallons
Fee
275
$10
550
$15
1,000
$20
1,500
$30
2,000
$35
2,500
$45
3,000
$50
3,500
$60
4,000
$65
4,500
$80
5,000
$85
5,500
$90
6,000
$95
6,500
$110
7,000
$115
7,500
$120
8,000
$125
8,500
$140
9,000
$145
9,500
$150
10,000
$155
B. 
Sprinkler system or special suppression systems fees.
Heads
Fee
1 to 20
$55
21 to 100
$100
101 to 200
$200
201 to 400
$500
401 to 1,000
$700
Over 1,000
$875
C. 
Standpipe fees.
Description
Fee
Each standpipe installed
$200
D. 
Smoke detector fees, (§ 171-4B).
[Amended 1-6-2004]
Smoke Detector Certificate
Fee
Request received more than 10 business days prior to the change of occupant
$35
Request received four to 10 business days prior to the change of occupant
$70
Request received fewer than four business days prior to the change of occupant
$125
E. 
Non-life-hazard uses (§ 171-2).
Assembly
Fee
A-1
Eating establishment under 50
$50
A-2
Take-out food service, no seating
$50
A-3
Church or synagogue
Exempt
A-4
Recreation centers, including, but not limited to, multipurpose rooms, less than 100
$50
A-5
Court rooms, libraries, fraternal organizations, condominium centers, less than 100
$50
A-6
Senior citizen centers, less than 200
$50
Business/Professional
B-1
Professional use, 1 and 2 stories, less than 5,000 square feet per floor
$50
B-2
1 and 2 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$65
B-3
1 and 2 stories, more than 10,000 square feet per floor
$75
B-4
3 to 5 stories, less than 5,000 square feet per floor
$100
B-5
3 to 5 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$150
B-6
3 to 6 stories, over 10,000 square feet per floor
$200
Retail (Mercantile)
M-1
1 and 2 stories, less than 5,000 square feet per floor
$125
M-2
1 and 2 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$150
M-3
1 and 2 stories, more than 10,000 square feet per floor
$175
M-4
3 to 5 stories, less than 5,000 square feet per floor
$200
M-5
3 to 5 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$225
M-6
3 to 6 stories, over 10,000 square feet per floor
$250
M with the exception of hardware stores of 3,000 square feet, retail stores over 12,000 square feet are life-hazard uses.
Manufacturing (Factory)
F-1
1 and 2 stories less that 5,000 square feet per floor
$75
F-2
1 and 2 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$100
F-3
1 and 2 stories, more than 10,000 square feet per floor
$150
F-4
3 to 5 stories, less than 5,000 square feet per floor
$175
F-5
3 to 5 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$200
F-6
3 to 6 stories, over 10,000 square feet per floor
$250
F exception life-hazard uses
Storage S-1 (Moderate Hazard S-1, Hazard S-2)
S-1
1 and 2 stories less that 5,000 square feet per floor
$50
S-2
1 and 2 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$100
S-3
1 and 2 stories, more than 10,000 square feet
$150
S-4
3 to 5 stories, less than 5,000 square feet per floor
$175
S-5
3 to 5 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$200
S-6
3 to 6 stories, over 10,000 square feet per floor
$250
S exception life-hazard uses
Residential Local Enforcing Agency (LEA). Listed with multifamily Bureau of Multiple Dwellings (BHI)
Fee is for each building
R-1
1 to 6 units
$25
R-2
7 to 12 units
$50
R-3
13 to 20 units
$75
R-4
21 to 50 units
$100
R-5
For each additional unit
$2
Common Areas (each building)
R-1
1 and 2 stories less that 5,000 square feet per floor
$50
R-2
1 and 2 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$75
R-3
1 and 2 stories, more than 10,000 square feet
$100
R-4
3 to 5 stories, less than 5,000 square feet per floor
$125
R-5
3 to 5 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$150
R-6
3 to 6 stories, over 10,000 square feet per floor
$200
Common Areas (LEA not listed with BHI), each building
R-1
1 and 2 stories less that 5,000 square feet per floor
$50
R-2
1 and 2 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$75
R-3
1 and 2 stories, more than 10,000 square feet
$100
R-4
3 to 5 stories, less than 5,000 square feet per floor
$125
R-5
3 to 5 stories, more than 5,000 and less than 10,000 square feet per floor
$150
R-6
3 to 6 stories, over 10,000 square feet per floor
$200
(1) 
One- and two-family dwellings. One- and two-family dwellings, R-A uses, shall be inspected and charged a fee pursuant to Chapter 171, Article I, Fire Prevention Measures, only upon sale or change of tenant.
(2) 
Exceptions. Uses not classified above that are subject to the Uniform Fire Code shall be classified as business uses.
(3) 
Life-hazard uses. Uses required to register with the state as life-hazard uses shall not be required to register under this section.
(4) 
Vacant buildings. In the discretion of the Fire Official, vacant buildings will be charged and inspected according to the previous use of the building.
(5) 
Residential use exception. All residential uses except R-A uses shall be inspected in the common areas only.
F. 
Permits and certificate of Fire Code status (§ 171-3).
(1) 
Permit application.
Type
Fee
Type 1
$35
Type 2
$138
Type 3
$276
Type 4
$414
(2) 
Certificate of Fire Code status: $35.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 3-8, Streets and Sidewalks, which immediately followed this section, was deleted from this schedule 5-21-2013; see now § 155-12E.
[Amended 4-19-2005; 4-1-2006; 5-21-2013]
A. 
Schedule of fees and escrow deposits (§ 223-33C).
(1) 
Site plan or subdivision.
(a) 
Application fees.
[1] 
Minor site plan: $500.
[2] 
Preliminary residential site plan: $500, plus $50 per dwelling unit.
[3] 
Preliminary site plan under 5,000 square feet: $500.
[4] 
Preliminary site plan between 5,000 and 9,999 square feet: $1,000, plus $50 for every 1,000 square feet.
[5] 
Preliminary site plan between 10,000 and 25,000 square feet: $1,500, plus $50 for every 1,000 square feet.
[6] 
Preliminary site plan over 25,000 square feet: $2,000, plus $50 for every 1,000 square feet.
[7] 
Final site plan: 50% of preliminary site plan fee.
[8] 
Amendment or extension of preliminary or final site plan: $500.
[9] 
Minor subdivision: $500, plus $100 per lot.
[10] 
Preliminary major subdivision: $500, plus $100 per lot.
[11] 
Final major subdivision: $500, plus $50 per lot.
[12] 
Amendment or extension of preliminary or final subdivision: $500.
(b) 
Escrow deposits.
[1] 
Minor site plan: $1,000.
[2] 
Preliminary residential site plan: $1,000, plus $100 per dwelling unit.
[3] 
Preliminary site plan under 5,000 square feet: $1,000.
[4] 
Preliminary site plan between 5,000 and 9,999 square feet: $4,000.
[5] 
Preliminary site plan between 10,000 and 25,000 square feet: $4,000.
[6] 
Preliminary site plan over 25,000 square feet: $5,000.
[7] 
Final site plan: 50% of preliminary site plan fee.
[8] 
Amendment or extension of preliminary or final site plan: $1,000.
[9] 
Minor subdivision: $1,000.
[10] 
Preliminary major subdivision: $2,500.
[11] 
Final major subdivision: $1,000.
[12] 
Amendment or extension of preliminary or final subdivision: $1,000.
(2) 
Appeals, interpretations and variances.
(a) 
Application fees.
[1] 
Hear and decide appeals, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70a: $300, except that the fee for a request pertaining to not more than two existing nonconforming dwelling units shall be $100.
[2] 
Hear and decide interpretation of the Zoning Map or Ordinance, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70b: $300.
[3] 
Variance pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70c: $300 for the first variance; $150 for each additional variance.
[4] 
Variance pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70d: $500 for the first variance; $250 for each additional variance.
(b) 
Escrow deposits.
[1] 
Hear and decide appeals, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70a: $500, except that no escrow deposit shall be required for a request pertaining to not more than two existing nonconforming dwelling units.
[2] 
Hear and decide interpretation of the Zoning Map or Ordinance, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70b: $500.
[3] 
Variance pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70c: $1,000 if not part of site plan; $3,000 if part of site plan.
[4] 
Variance pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70d: $1,000 if not part of site plan; $3,000 if part of site plan.
(3) 
Other fees.
(a) 
Application fees.
[1] 
Special meeting: $1,000.
[2] 
Informal or concept reviews: $250.
(b) 
Escrow deposits.
[1] 
Special meeting: $1,000.
[2] 
Informal or concept reviews: $500.
(4) 
Inspection fees. Inspection fees for drainage, paving, landscaping, curbing and other improvements which relate to matters involving public facilities: The greater of $100 or 10% of the cost of the improvements.
B. 
Miscellaneous fees.
(1) 
List of property owners: $10.
[Amended 12-21-2004; 12-21-2010]
Record or Service
Fees
Mailing charge
Per meter reading
Rent Stabilization Ordinance (Ch. 334)
$4
Reports, noncriminal
$5
Street map
$1
Zoning Ordinance, with Map and Schedule of District Regulations[1]
$5
Other documents:
Per letter size page or smaller
$0.05
Per legal size page or larger
$0.07
Access to electronic records and nonprinted materials
No charge*
Special services charge:
For extraordinary time to respond to an open public record request [§ 317-5B(2)]
$32 per hour or the actual direct cost of labor (if less)
For production or conversion of digital or computerized records or films [§ 317-5C(2)]
The lesser of the cost of technology and labor actually incurred at $32 per hour
*
NOTE: The public agency may charge for the actual costs of any needed supplies such as computer discs. This provision is not intended nor shall be construed as limiting and or prohibiting the City's ability to charge a special service fee under N.J.S.A. 47:1A-5c or d (§ 4-120).
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 223, Land Development.
Description
Fee
Connection to private wastewater disposal system [§ 342-25G(1)]
$8
Type
Fee
Redemption statements, per statement, with certificate issued
$10
Computer printout, per each parcel requested
$5
Certificate of discharge
$10
Duplicate bill
$5
[Added 5-21-2013; amended 7-1-2013; 3-3-2015]
Pursuant to § 12-4:
A. 
The fee for ambulance services (basic life support) shall be a base fee of $800, plus $20 per mile per trip.
B. 
The fee for refusal of medical attention, when an ambulance is called and then the person refuses medical attention, shall be $250 per call. This fee shall be billed to the insurance company of the caller.
C. 
A. The fee for the use of oxygen, when required, is $80.