[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Logan 4-4-2006 by Ord. No. 5-2006. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A temporary use permit maybe authorized by the Planning Board of the Township of Logan for a nonconforming structure or use, such as a trailer housing building facilities, temporary office space, temporary classroom space and/or temporary warehouse space on a site. The use permits for the location of these structures is to be in connection with the permitted uses, on a site of such permitted use, of which use is either existing or about to be established, upon the construction of a permanent structure.
A temporary use permit which is not in conjunction with the construction of the facility, such as fair, carnival, street, banner, fairs, golf tournaments and athletic contests, may be authorized by the Township Council of the Township of Logan. Such uses are to be deemed beneficial to the public health or general welfare or which it deems necessary to promote the proper development of the community. Temporary use permits shall be authorized, provided that such nonconforming structures or uses be completely removed or terminated upon expiration of the permit without cost to the Township. Where it deems appropriate, the Planning Board or Township Council may require guarantees as it deems sufficient to remove the temporary structure or use.
Temporary use permit which is not in conjunction with the construction of a facility. A temporary use permit shall be limited for a specified period of time, not exceeding one year, and may be renewed annually for an aggregate period of not more than three years, including the original authorization.
Temporary use permit which is in conjunction with the construction of a facility. No trailer shall be installed prior to the issuance of a construction permit. No trailer shall remain at a work site where active construction activity has ceased for a period of more than 30 days.
Prior to issuance of a temporary use permit, an application, on forms approved by the Township Clerk, shall be submitted to the Township Clerk by the owner or authorized agent of the owner(s) of the premises which shall be the site of the temporary use.
The application shall contain the following information and shall be accompanied by the following:
A nonrefundable fee of $25 to be submitted with the application filed with the Township Clerk.
A complete description of the temporary use sought with the application filed with the Township Clerk.
Identification of the premises by reference of the Official Tax Map of the Township of Logan.
Where the nature of the application anticipates solicitation of a number of patrons and/or guests, requiring traffic controls and crowd management, applicant shall guarantee the provision of a sufficient number of security guards and traffic management personnel to ensure proper ingress and egress to the premises in question and management of crowds on said premises.
Trailers shall be located within 25 feet of a lot line or street line. Such trailers shall be temporarily screened from public view by the combination of opaque fencing and/or landscaping.
In the event that a site or subdivision requires the use of more than four temporary trailers, a minor site plan shall first be submitted and approved by the Planning Board indicating the location, access and appropriate buffering from public view.
Demonstration of adequate provisions for public safety, including, but not limited to, fire prevention, crowd control, emergency medical services.
The adequacy of provisions for vehicular and pedestrian traffic control, including, but not limited to, ingress and egress, parking, attendants, and temporary traffic signage.
The adequacy of provisions for food handling, solid waste, and sanitary sewerage.
The sufficiency for insurance for the event.
At a minimum, the guarantee that a certificate of insurance shall be filed with the Township Clerk on or before 10 days of commencement of the temporary use. The certificate of insurance shall insure against all claims, with coverage limits in the amount of $300,000 per person and $1,000,000 per accident.
Any other measures necessary to protect the public health, safety and welfare.
The Township may impose reasonable conditions on issuance of any temporary use permit, including, but not limited to, the posting of adequate surety and the reimbursement of expenses incurred by the municipality.
All required information, as described herein above, shall be submitted to the Office of the Township Clerk no later than seven days prior to a regularly scheduled Township Council or 45 days prior to a Planning Board Meeting for the application to be placed on the agenda for said meeting. The members of the Township Council or Planning Board will review the application and make a judgment as to whether or not a temporary use permit will be approved and for what length of time the permit will be in force.
The provisions of this chapter shall be enforced by the Logan Township Code Enforcement Officer of the Township of Logan or other duly appointed official.