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Borough of Roosevelt, NJ
Monmouth County
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[Adopted 6-10-2019 by Ord. No. 19-04]
In order to implement the purposes of this chapter, the application process and license or permit fee schedule provided hereafter shall apply.
[Adopted 6-10-2019 by Ord. No. 19-04]
Every applicant for the installation of fiber optic or other cable or for the use of a public utility easement shall submit to the Borough Engineer:
a. 
A plat showing the proposed location of the fiber optic or proposed installation;
b. 
A depiction indicating whether the proposed installation is overhead or underground;
c. 
Copies of all easements proposed to be used which have previously been granted to utilities; and
d. 
All consents for the use of any such easements by the applicable utilities.
[Adopted 6-10-2019 by Ord. No. 19-04]
Every application recommended for approval by the Borough Engineer, if approved by the Mayor and Council, will require as a condition thereof the following:
a. 
Payment of fee/charges in accordance with the following schedule:
1. 
An engineering and legal professional escrow for review of at least $2,000, as determined by the Borough Engineer.
2. 
A one-time permit fee of $2,500 payable to the Borough.
b. 
A certificate of insurance naming the Borough as an additional insured for general liability coverage in the amount of at least $1,000,000.
c. 
A rights-of-way use agreement, properly executed by the applicant, the form of said agreement to be approved by the Borough Attorney, which therein provides for indemnification of the Borough by the applicant, which shall hold the Borough, its officers, agents and employees harmless from any loss, claim or damage arising out of the installation, maintenance or use of the fiber optic cable installed by the applicant.
[Adopted 6-10-2019 by Ord. No. 19-04]
No license or permit issued hereunder shall be valid for a period of more than the lesser of 25 years or, if applicable, the balance of the term of an easement previously granted to a utility pursuant to Title 48 of the New Jersey Statutes.
[Adopted 6-10-2019 by Ord. No. 19-04]
In the event that the fiber optic or other cable installation interferes with a planned municipal installation, the subject fiber optic or other cable shall be relocated by its owner in an expeditious manner within the right-of-way to a location approved by the Borough at no cost to the Borough. The owner of the fiber optic or other cable shall not pay any additional fee to the Borough due to the relocation.
[Adopted 6-10-2019 by Ord. No. 19-04]
These procedures shall not be applicable to existing easements previously granted to any entity, or to existing easements previously granted to or obtained by the present or future holder of a cable television franchise granted by the Borough of Roosevelt.