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Township of Lebanon, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Lebanon as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Removal of dangerous buildings — See Ch. 147.
Certificates of continued occupancy — See Ch. 161.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 214.
[Adopted 1-18-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-01]
From and after the effective date of this article, the New Jersey State Uniform Construction Code enforcing agency for the Borough of Califon, and the Township of Lebanon, both in the County of Hunterdon, shall be the Township of Tewksbury Construction Department, consisting of the Township of Tewksbury Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, Plumbing Subcode Official, Electrical Subcode Official, Fire Protection Subcode Official, Elevator Safety 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 pursuant to the State Uniform Construction Code Act (N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.). The Township of Tewksbury Construction Official shall be the chief administrator of Uniform Construction Code enforcement in the said Borough of Califon and the said Township of Lebanon.
The public in the Borough of Califon and Township of Lebanon shall have the right to do business with the Township of Tewksbury Construction Department at its office location at 108 Fairmount Road West, Califon, NJ 07830, or such other place in Tewksbury Township to which it is relocated.
Persons in the Borough of Califon or Township of Lebanon aggrieved by a decision of the Township of Tewksbury Construction Department as enforcing agency may appeal such decisions to the Construction Board of Appeals established by the Board of Chosen Freeholders in Hunterdon County.
The fee for a construction permit shall be a sum equal to the sum of the subcode fees listed in the current fee schedule of the Township of Tewksbury ordinance establishing a state uniform construction enforcing agency and construction fee schedule pursuant to the State Uniform Construction Code Act[1] and Title 5, Chapter 23 of the New Jersey Administrative Code, and as such ordinance may be amended and revised from time to time.
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Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.
The Township of Tewksbury Construction Official shall, with the advice of the Township of Tewksbury subcode officials, prepare and submit to the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Califon, and the Township Committee of the Township of Lebanon, biannually, a copy of the report to the Township Committee recommending a fee schedule based on the operating expenses of the Township of Tewksbury agency, and any other expenses of the Township of Tewksbury fairly attributable to the State Uniform Construction Code Act.
In order to provide for the training, certification and technical support programs required by the Uniform Construction Code Act and the regulations, the Township of Tewksbury enforcing agency shall collect from applicants in the Borough of Califon, and the Township of Lebanon, in addition to the fee specified above, a surcharge fee required by N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.19. Said surcharge fee shall be remitted to the Bureau of Regulatory Affairs, Department of Community Affairs, on a quarterly basis for the fiscal quarter ending September 30, December 31, March 31 and June 30, and not later than one month next succeeding the end of the quarter for which it is due.
The Township of Tewksbury enforcing agency shall report annually at the end of each fiscal year to the Bureau of Housing Inspection, and not later than July 31, the total amount of the surcharge fees collected in the fiscal year.
The Township of Tewksbury is hereby authorized to enter into the attached contract pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:8A-1 et seq., the Interlocal Services Act, with the Borough of Califon, and the Township of Lebanon, for the providing of a Uniform Construction Code inspection and enforcement services enforcing agency and inspection services by the Township of Tewksbury Construction Department for the residents of the Borough of Califon, and the Township of Lebanon. A copy of said contract shall be filed and open to public inspection at the offices of the Township of Tewksbury immediately after the introduction of this article, and said contract shall take effect following the adoption of appropriate ordinances by the Township of Tewksbury, the Borough of Califon, and the Township of Lebanon, upon the effective date of this article.
This article shall take effect upon the date when all of Subsections A, B and C below have occurred:
A. 
The final adoption and publication according to law of this article;
B. 
Final adoption and publication of a similar ordinance by the Borough of Califon; and
C. 
Final adoption and publication of a similar ordinance by the Township of Lebanon.