[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Sandyston as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I (Reserved)
Article II Uniform Construction Codes
Editor’s Note: Former Art. I, Alterations and Additions, adopted 4-2-1981, as amended, was repealed 9-9-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-05.
Establishment of Building Department. There is hereby established in the Township of Sandyston a State Uniform Construction Code enforcing agency to be known as the "Building Department," consisting of a Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Electrical Subcode Official, Fire Protection Subcode Official and such other subcode officials for such additional subcodes as the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey, shall hereafter adopt as part of the State Uniform Construction Code. The Construction Official shall be the chief administrator of the enforcing agency.
Filling of positions. Each official position created in Subsection A hereof shall be filled by a person qualified for such position pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, as amended, and N.J.A.C. 5:23, and more than one official position may be held by the same person, provided that such person is qualified pursuant to P.L. 1975, c. 217, and N.J.A.C. 5:23 to hold each such position.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.
Business office. The public shall have the right to do business with the enforcing agency at one office location, except for emergencies and unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances.
Appeals from the decisions by the enforcing agency shall be made to the Sussex County Board of Appeals pursuant to Article 15 of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Regulations.
[Added 7-2-1996 by Ord. No. 5-96]
A permit shall be obtained for any work as required under the Uniform Construction Code. The permit shall be placed in a conspicuous place for the entire time the work is being performed. Fees for permits shall be as follows.
[Amended 10-1-1991 by Ord. No. 6-91; 7-2-1996 by Ord. No. 5-96]
The Construction Officer shall, with the advice of the subcode officers, prepare and submit to the Mayor and Township Committee, annually, a report recommending alterations of and changes to the above fee schedule, based on the operating expenses of the Construction Enforcement Department and any other expenses of the Township of Sandyston fairly attributable to the enforcement of the Uniform Construction Code.