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Borough of Matawan, NJ
Monmouth County
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[1971 Code § BH8-1; New]
A Code regulating the location, construction, alteration, use and supervision of individual and semipublic water supplies, requiring certain permits, providing for the inspection of such supplies and the fixing of fees and prescribing penalties for violations is hereby adopted pursuant to N.J.S. 26:3-69.1 to 3-69.6. A copy of the Code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without inclusion of the text thereof herein.
[1971 Code § BH8-2; New]
The Code established and adopted by this chapter is commonly known as the "Individual and Semipublic Water Supply Code of New Jersey (1966)."
[1971 Code § BH8-3; New]
Three copies of the Individual and Semipublic Water Supply Code of New Jersey (1966) have been placed on file in the office of the Borough Clerk and will remain on file in the office for use and examination by the public.
[1971 Code § BH8-4]
No person shall locate, construct or alter any water supply until a permit for the location, construction or alteration of the water supply shall have been issued by the County Health Officer.
[1971 Code § BH8-5]
The County Health Officer may issue a permit if an application is accompanied by a certificate made by an engineer licensed to practice professional engineering in New Jersey stating that the design of the water supply as proposed is in compliance with the Code.
[1971 Code § BH8-6]
New water supplies shall not be placed in operation, nor shall new dwellings or buildings or additions thereto be sold or occupied, which must rely on such a supply for water, until the County Health Officer shall have issued a certificate indicating that the water supply has been located and constructed in compliance with the terms of the permit issued and the requirements of the Code. Issuance of the certificate shall not be required for alteration to an existing water supply.
[1971 Code § BH8-7]
The County Health Officer may issue the certificate if an engineer licensed to practice professional engineering in New Jersey submits a statement in writing signed by him to the Health Officer that the water supply has been located and constructed in accordance with the terms of the permit and the requirements of the Code.
[1971 Code § BH8-8]
In the event a permit or certification required by this chapter is denied by the County Health Officer, a hearing shall be held before the County within 15 days after request is made by the applicant and upon the hearing, the County Health Department shall affirm, alter or rescind its previous determination and take action accordingly within 15 days after the date of the hearing.
[1971 Code § BH8-9]
The County Health Officer may order all further work in and about any water supply which is being erected or installed in violation of the Code to be stopped forthwith, except such work as shall be necessary to remedy the violation, and therafter, the work continued without any violation of any of the provisions of the Code, and, after issuance of such order and the service of a copy upon the person connected with or working in and about the erection or installation of the water supply or any part thereof, no further work shall be done except as aforesaid.
[1971 Code § BH8-10]
The following fees and charges shall be established:
For the filing of an application for a permit to locate and construct a water supply, $2.
For the filing of an application and plans for a permit to alter an existing water supply, $2.
For the issuance of a permit to located and construct or alter a water supply, $3.
For each reinspection of a water supply, or part thereof, caused by the failure of the permittee to locate and construct or alter the same in accordance with the terms of the permit issued or the terms of the aforesaid Code, an inspection fee of $3 shall be charged.
Any person or persons, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of or any order promulgated under this chapter or Individual and Semipublic Water Supply Code of New Jersey (1966) made a part hereof shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to the penalty as stated in Chapter BH1, Section BH1-5.