A code regulating and controlling the location and construction, alteration and operation of swimming pools, the issuance of licenses and permits, to locate and construct, alter or operate swimming pools, and declaring and defining certain swimming pools as nuisances and fixing penalties for violations is hereby adopted, pursuant to R.S. 26:3-69, et seq. A copy of the code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without inclusion of the text thereof herein.
The code established and adopted by this chapter is described and known as the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970).
Three copies of the Swimming Pool Code of New Jersey (1970) have been placed on file in the office of the clerk of the board of health and shall remain on file in the office for the use and examination of the public.
No person shall locate and construct, alter or operate a swimming pool until licenses and permits therefor shall have been issued by this board of health.
The following fees and charges are herewith established.
For the issuance of a permit to locate and construct a swimming pool, residence, $25.
For the issuance of a permit to locate and construct a swimming pool, commercial, public, or semipublic, $50.
Editor's Note: See BH12 FEES AND CHARGES for additional fees pertaining to the Swimming Pool Code.
Licenses issued for the operation of a swimming pool shall expire annually on December 31 and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted together with the required fee a minimum of 30 days prior to actual use thereof each year.
All fences, walls or other enclosures surrounding pool areas shall be approved by the board of health or its authorized representative prior to erection thereof and all entrances and exitways to and from pool areas shall be suitably blocked when not in use or in attendance by a responsible party.
Licenses and permits required by this chapter or code may be denied or suspended by this board of health for failure to comply with this chapter or code. The board of health shall afford the person whose license or permit to locate and construct, alter or operate has been denied or suspended an opportunity to be heard in public hearing; and following this to be informed of the board's decision as provided in section BH11-2.