City of Pleasantville, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Pleasantville 12-20-1982 as Section 1 of Ord. No. 29-1982. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 119.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 139.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 255.
Zoning and land use — See Ch. 290.
Prior to the issuance of a building permit for residential structures, the applicant therefor shall submit to the City Construction Official's office, to be forwarded to the City Engineer for his approval, a detailed site plot plan prepared by a licensed professional engineer or surveyor.
Each plot plan so submitted must contain the following:
Existing contour lines of the plot plan upon which the dwelling structure is to be constructed, with corner elevations.
The final elevations proposed for the corners of the plot.
Finished floor elevation of the proposed structure to be erected upon the plot.
All location and setback dimensions of the proposed building from the street line and property lines.
The total plot square footage.
The total proposed structure square footage.
The percentage of lot coverage.
The existing and/or proposed utility locations.
The existing and/or proposed sidewalk and curb and the material for its construction.
The required parking area and the materials for its construction.[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection K, regarding sidewalk and curbing, which immediately followed this subsection, was deleted 2-17-1999 by Ord. No. 6-1999. See now § 199-5.
Existing or proposed landscaping. As a minimum, such landscaping shall include grading and seeding or other equivalent suitable ground cover and a minimum of five plantings.
[Added 12-19-1983 by Ord. No. 16-1983; 2-17-1999 by Ord. No. 6-1999]
Upon receipt of said plot plan the City Engineer shall review the plan and determine whether or not it meets certain acceptable engineering standards, including but not limited to improvements. After making such determination, the City Engineer shall forward the site plan to the City Construction Official with his approval. If a subdivision, said plot plan shall conform to N.J.S.A. 46:23-9.10, known as the "Map Filing Law."
When required by the City Construction Official, there shall be submitted a plot plan in a form and size designated by the Construction Official for filing permanently with the permit record, drawn to scale, with all dimensions figured, showing accurately the size and exact location of all proposed buildings or structures on the same lot and other buildings or structures on the same lot and other buildings or structures on adjoining property within 10 feet of the property lines.
[Added 2-17-1999 by Ord. No. 6-1999]
Sidewalk and curbing shall be constructed as part of the plot where it does not already exist. Its construction shall be in conformance with Chapter 255, Streets and Sidewalks, of the Code of the City of Pleasantville.
[Amended 4-16-2001 by Ord. No. 8-2001]
The elevation of the lot must be within six inches of sidewalk elevation. The lot cannot be lower than six inches below the sidewalk elevation.
Growth of new landscaping must take place before a certificate of occupancy (CO) can be issued. A temporary CO can be issued at the discretion of the Construction Official.
In case of demolition, the plot plan shall show the buildings or structures to be demolished and the buildings or structures on the same lot that are to remain. Common walls should be shown on the plot plan.
[Added 2-7-1983 by Ord. No. 2-1983; amended 12-19-1983 by Ord. No. 16-1983]
Before a certificate of occupancy can be issued, the homeowner or contractor must submit an as-built plot plan showing final elevations of corners of the lot, final elevations of finished floor levels and the location and setback dimensions of the building from the street line and the property lines, including in-place landscaping. The applicant shall submit this to the City Construction Official, who shall forward same to the City Engineer for the Engineer's final approval. After the Engineer makes final determination and approval, he must forward the as-built plot plan to the Construction Official marked "final approval."
[Added 12-15-1986 by Ord. No. 39-1986; amended 9-16-1996 by Ord. No. 23-1996]
Review fee. At the time of the submission of the plot plan to the City Construction Official's office, pursuant to § 199-1, the applicant shall pay to said office the nonrefundable fee of $80.
Curb stakeout fee. When the application requires a curb stakeout, the applicant must pay the fee of $350 to the Construction Official's office.
[Added 2-17-1999 by Ord. No. 6-1999]
Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days and/or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.