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Government: Codes & Documents

Fee Schedule

The following schedule of fees was originally adopted by the township council on August 7, 2008 and subsequently revised periodically through the adoption of various ordinances. It has been excerpted from the township’s code maintained externally at the Municode website.


Appendix A - Fee Schedule
ADMINISTRATIVE FEES
Tax map fee (large)$7.00 per sheet
Tax map fee (small)$3.00 per sheet
Tax map fee (full set)$175.00
Tax bill duplicate:
First copy$5.00
Additional copies$25.00
Street map fee$4.00
Zoning ordinance fee$100.00
Master plan fee$100.00
Election district map fee$4.00
Municipal code book fee$160.00
Copying fees: (Ordinance No. 01-11, adopted 2/3/11)
Letter size page or smaller$0.05 per image
Legal size page or larger$0.07 per image
D Size (24" x 36")$5.00
E Size (36" x 42")$7.00
Large zoning map fee (black & white)$15.00
Large zoning map fee (color)$30.00
Small zoning map fee (black & white)$3.00
Small zoning map fee (color)$6.00
Newcomer’s packet for Realtors and developers$15.00
Application for conversion of multiple dwelling to condominium or cooperative ownership$100.00 per unit
Compact disc (CD) duplication plus any township cost for downloading requested information$1.00 per CD
Digital picture copy$12.00
Recycling containers, per container$20.00
Recycling containers (with hinged lid and wheels)$40.00
Recycling container lids, per lid$5.00
Tax redemption$50.00
Lien holder tax redemption$50.00
ANIMALS
Cat license (altered)$17.00
Cat license (unaltered)$20.00
Waiver of fees. Cat license fees shall be waived for active members and life members of the Randolph Township Fire Companies and Rescue Squad.
Dog license (altered)$17.00
Dog license (unaltered)$20.00
Waiver of fees. Dog license fees shall be waived for active members and life members of the Randolph Township Fire Companies and Rescue Squad.
Animal Show Permit$75.00
Late fee (Dogs-Jan.31; Cats-Feb. 28)$10.00
Pound Fees:
(1) Boarding & administrative fee, per day$20.00
(2) Pickup$40.00
(3) Adoption:
Dogs$50.00
Cats$50.00
Kennel License:
(1) 10 or fewer dogs$10.00
(2) More than 10 dogs$25.00
Pet Shop License$10.00
Inspection fees for kennels, pet shops and shelters are as follows:
under 6000 square feet$100.00
6000 square feet and larger$200.00
BUILDINGS
Permit Fees:
Basic construction fee. The fee to be charged for a construction permit shall be the sum of the basic construction fee computed in accordance with the following subsections (1) through (3) plus any applicable special fees, such as elevator fees and sign fees. This fee shall be paid before a permit is issued.
(1) Volume on cost. Fees for new construction or alterations shall be as follows:
a. New construction (all use groups as defined in article 2 of the building subcode)$0.034 per cubic foot
b. New construction-first 40,000 square feet (use groups A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4, F, S-1, S-2)$0.034 per cubic foot
c. New construction-over 40,000 square feet (use groups A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4, F, S-1, S-2)$0.015 per cubic foot
d. Renovations, alterations, fencing, rain leaders, gutters, metal or wood sheds & repairs$30.00 per $1,000, minimum of $75.00
e. Decks$0.50 per square foot, minimum of $75.00
f. Roofing & siding:
Residential$75.00
Commercial$150.00
(2) Plumbing fixtures and stacks, fire protection and hazardous equipment$20.00 per plumbing fixture, device, plumbing stack and roof vent or stack to be installed; minimum shall be $60.00 except as otherwise provided herein
a. The fee for sprinkler heads, smoke detectors and other fire alarm devices (i.e., pull stations, heat detectors, etc.) shall be computed on the basis of the number of units as follows:
1 - 20 heads or detectors$75.00
21 - 100 heads or detectors$150.00
101 - 200 heads or detectors$225.00
201 - 400 heads or detectors$450.00
401 - 1,000 heads or detectors$625.00
Over 1,001 heads or detectors$750.00
Sprinkler System Fire Pump$100.00
b. Utility connection fee$30.00 per connection
c. Standpipes per riser fee$160.00 each
d. Fee for oil and gas fired furnaces or pool heaters$60.00 per furnace or heater installed; minimum fee $60.00
e. Fee for independent pre-engineered fire suppression systems$100.00 per system
f. Fee for the installation or removal of underground or aboveground fuel tanks:
Up to 1,000 gallons$75.00/tank
Over 1,000 gallons$150.00
g. Fee for special plumbing devices, which includes grease traps, oil separators, water-cooled air conditioning units, refrigeration units, backflow preventers, steam boilers (excluding those for domestic water heating), gas piping, gas service entrances, active solar systems, sewer pumps, interceptors and fuel oil piping$50.00 per unit
h. Kitchen exhaust systems fee$80.00 per system
i. Incinerator fee$375.00 per incinerator
j. Crematoriums$375.00 per crematorium
k. Fee for installation or removal of furnaces, boilers and fireplaces requiring venting per device$75.00
minimum $75.00
l. Fire subcode plan review$65.00
m. Special and overtime inspections, per hour or any part thereof$100.00
(3) Mechanical systems fee$30.00 per system; $50.00 minimum fee
Plan review fee:
20% of amount to be charged for construction permit. The fee shall be paid before the plans are reviewed. The amount paid shall be credited toward the amount to be charged for the construction.
Demolition permit fee:
For structures 5,000 square feet or less, the fee shall be $100.00
For structures 5,000 square feet or more, the fee shall be $200.00.
Removals. The fee for a permit for the removal of a building or structure from one lot to another or to a new location shall be the sum of the estimated cost for moving, for a new foundation and for placement in completed condition in the new location, and shall be as set forth in subsection (1)d under “Basic construction fees” for renovations, alterations, etc.
Signs.
A. No Footing—$1.75 per square foot, minimum of $60.00
B. With Footing—$2.50 per square foot, minimum of $75.00
Certificates of occupancy:
(1) Fee for certificate of occupancy10% of construction permit fee; minimum fee $50.00
(2) Fee for certificate of occupancy on multiple units10% of the new construction permit fee or $50.00 per unit, whichever is greater
(3) Fee for a letter stating that a certificate of occupancy is not required for a change of title$25.00
(4) Fee for first temporary certificate of occupancyFree for 90 days
(5) Fee for each additional temporary certificate of occupancy after the first 90 days$50.00
Asbestos removal fees:
Administrative fee for each construction permit$85.00
Administrative fee for each certificate of occupancy issued following successful completion of an asbestos hazard abatement project$20.00
Annual construction permit, including 1 to 25 workers$775.00
Electrical permits and inspections:
Special and overtime inspections, per hour, in addition to all other fees $100.00 an hour, minimum $300.00
Administrative fee25% of fees set forth in N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.20; minimum of $15.00
Fee for a pool:
(1) New installation:
a. In ground$175.00
b. Above ground$85.00
c. Pool fence$100.00
(2) Alteration or repair$25.00 per $1,000.00 of repair/alteration; minimum amount $50.00
(3) Heater, oil or gas fired$50.00
(4) Additional fence$25.00 per $1,000.00
(5) Application for certificate of approvalNo fee allowed by U.C.C. - State of New Jersey
(6) Electrical permitBased on the work to be done; $70.00 minimum amount
Electrical fees of private on-site inspection and plan review agenciesAs set forth in N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.20
Retaining walls:
For residential structures under 550 square feet $95.00
For residential structures over 550 square feet $175.00
Commercial$30.00 per $1,000
Tents:
Temporary
Under 900 square feetNo permit required
Above 900 square feet or 30 feet in any direction$75.00
COURT
Transcript of docket$4.00
ENGINEERING SERVICES
Road opening fee:
(1) Inspection$200.00, minimum
(2) Cash bond$500.00, minimum bond 10 linear foot, inspection 5% of bond amount
Road opening fee for excavations in new street improvements:
(1) Within one year$850.00
(2) Third and fourth years$600.00
(3) Year five$400.00
Soil movement permit:
(1) Up to 10 cubic yards$150.00
(2) Over 10 cubic yards$150.00 plus $0.25 for each additional cubic yard
Lot grading permit: (adopted 5/7/2009)
(1) Lot grading permit$100.00
(2) with lot grading plan$300.00 additional
Flood map certification$20.00
Topography map fee$60.00/sheet
Engineering inspection fee:
(1) Developments5% of improvement costs
(2) Non-residential site5% of improvement costs
Large map copies$5.00
FIRE PREVENTION
These fees are for the inspection of businesses within buildings, areas of buildings and premises not registered with the state as a life hazard use or with the fire prevention bureau as a permit use or any special use category.
Basic Use:
Fee determined by the gross floor area of outside building dimensions or inside floor area if it is a separate use tenancy. For a multistory building, the fee is determined per floor for a single occupant or by unit for a separate use.
0 to 2,000 sq. ft.$75.00
2,001 to 6,000 sq. ft.$100.00
6,001 to 9,000 sq. ft.$125.00
9,001 to 12,000 sq. ft.$150.00
12,001 to 15,000 sq. ft.$230.00
15,001 to 18,000 sq. ft.$280.00
over 18,000 sq. ft.$30.00/10,000 sq. ft. addl.
over 50,000 sq. ft.$20.00/10,000 sq. ft. addl.
Common areas in a multi-tenant building$100.00
Special Use:
Multifamily dwellings:
3 - 10 units$125.00
11 - 15 units$150.00
16 - 20 units$220.00
21 - 25 units$250.00
26 - 30 units$280.00
Each additional 5 unit increment$30.00
Churches:
Per inspection$50.00
Permit Fees:
Type 1 permits
(Includes, but is not limited to: bonfires, use of flame producing devices to remove paint or sealing membrane roofs, large tents, kiosks, welding or cutting operations, storage of combustible liquids, cooking operations requiring fire suppression system)
$100.00
Type 2 permits
(Includes, but is not limited to: bowling lane refinishing, thermal insecticide fogging, mobile enclosed structures used for human occupancy during carnivals, and covered malls)
$250.00
Type 3 permits
(Includes, but is not limited to: industrial processing ovens, junk yards, storage or use of fireworks and outdoor used tire storage)
$375.00
Type 4 permits
(Includes, but is not limited to: production and sale of cryrogenic liquid, and storage of more than 660 gallons of unstable liquids in closed containers, industrial or commercial uses of magnesium)
$500.00
Smoke Detector Certification Inspection:
Initial inspection$100.00
Each reinspection$100.00
Emergencies inspection$150.00
Zoning CO fire inspection$75.00
Special Event/Incident Standbys:
Per hour per inspector:
Fire official (minimum of 2 hours)$90.00
Fire inspector (minimum of 2 hours)$70.00
Administrative fee (2-hour minimum)$20.00
Fire Department Special Event/Incident Standbys:
Per hour per vehicle$90.00
Administrative fee (2-hour minimum)$20.00
Late payment fee for inspections (30 days late)$50.00
HEALTH
Body art establishment license$250.00
Body art establishment temp license 1-5 days$150.00
Body art establishment temp license 6-10 days$300.00
Body art establishment reinspection fee$125.00
Certificate of Habitability$50.00
Child care center:
Under 3000 sq. ft.$110.00
3001 sq. ft. to 6000 sq. ft.$330.00
Over 6001 sq. ft.$550.00
Food establishment licensing:
Type 1$80.00
Type 2$200.00
Type 3$400.00
Type 4$250.00
Type 3/4$500.00
Surcharge over 10,000 square feetadditional 25%
Surcharge over 20,000 square feetadditional 50%
Surcharge over 40,000 square feetadditional 100%
Temporary license (14 days or less)$100.00
Temporary license, nonprofit$0.00
Seasonal (15 - 60 days)$175.00
Reinspection fee (conditional/unsatisfactory rating)initial fee
Massage establishment$250.00
Massage therapist$75.00
Massage establishment, reinspection fee$125.00
Public bathing, pool$400.00
Public bathing, spa$400.00
Public bathing, beach$400.00
Public bathing, reinspection fee$200.00
Septic systems & wells:
Septic systems:
Operator’s license (3 yr. renewal)$50.00
Abandonment witness fee$50.00
Pump fee (per pump)$10.00
Reinspection fee$50.00
Renewal of expired permitinitial fee
Commercial:
Soil witness, new (per test)$160.00
Soil witness, alt/repair (per test)$160.00
Application review (new)$160.00
Application review, alt/repair$100.00
Permit, new$500.00
Permit, alt/repair$250.00
Permit renewalinitial fee
Residential:
Soil witness, new (per test)$100.00
Soil witness, alt/repair (per test)$50.00
Application review (new)$100.00
Application review, alt/repair$50.00
Permit, new$300.00
Permit, alt/repair$100.00
Permit renewalinitial fee
Wells:
Well testing (basic coliform)$30.00
Permit, new$200.00
Permit, alt/repair$50.00
Reinspection$50.00
Basic well test lab fee$30.00
Tanning facility annual inspection fee$50.00
Vending machine license (per unit)$10.00
Vending machine operator permit:
(1) 1 - 3 machines$35.00
(2) 4 - 10 machines$75.00
(3) Over 10 machines$125.00
Youth camps$125.00
 
Health Clinic Fees:
Female cancer screening$55.00
Female cancer screening, senior citizen$50.00
Male cancer screening$45.00
Male cancer screening, senior citizen$40.00
Skin cancer screening$10.00
Oral cancer screening$10.00
Chem-23 blood profile$35.00
Chem-23 blood profile, senior citizen$25.00
Flu immunization$20.00
Pneumonia immunization$77.00
Pneumonia immunization, conjugate $160.00
Hepatitis A vaccine ($25/dose x 2 doses)$50.00
Hepatitis A and B vaccine (combined)$130.00
Hepatitis B vaccine ($45/dose x 3 doses)$135.00
Human papillomavirus vaccine ($130/dose x 3 doses)$390.00
Meningicoccal vaccine$100.00
Pertussis vaccine$45.00
Shingles vaccine$190.00
Waiver of fees.
(1) Cancer screenings, Chem-23 and flu immunizations are waived for active and life members of the local fire companies and first aid squads.
(2) The health officer is authorized to waive or discount health clinic fees for residents providing reasonable evidence of economic hardship.
(3) Per person administration fee for vaccines obtained at no cost to the township from any federal or state program.$15.00 per person
LICENSES
Amusements (per year)$350.00
Additional amusements$50.00
Game room fees (including first 8 devices)$625.00 per year
Additional game room devices$50.00
Banner permit:
(1) Business premises under 20,000 square feet ($100.00 of the permit fee is refundable if the applicant fully complies with all of Ordinance No. 39-98.)$150.00
(2) Business premises 20,000 square feet or larger ($200.00 of the permit fee is refundable if the applicant fully complies with all of Ordinance No. 39-98.)$250.00
Bingo games (per day)$10.00
Liquor. The annual fee for liquor licenses shall be as follows:
(1) Plenary retail consumption$2,500.00
(2) Plenary retail distribution$2,280.00
(3) Limited retail distribution$55.00
(4) Club$150.00
(5) Seasonal retail consumption$410.00
(6) Special ABC permits (each)$10.00
Livery$75.00/limousine
Peddlers and solicitors:
(1) Calendar year$50.00
(2) One day$10.00
Purchase or sale or precious metals or jewelry:
(1) Initial application$250.00
(2) Renewal$50.00
Raffle license per $1,000.00 value of raffled itemsEquivalent to license fee charged by state control commission per N.J.A.C. 13-47-4.9
Roominghouse permit (per rooming unit, up to a maximum of $100.00)$30.00
Taxicab license:
(1) For the first taxicab to be covered by the license$75.00
(2) For each additional taxicab under the license$35.00
Taxicab driver’s license, per year$35.00
Temporary outdoor sales permits:
(1) Businesses under 20,000 square feet$125.00
(2) Businesses 20,000 square feet and over$250.00
MOBILE HOMES AND TRAILERS
Permit for temporary placement$100.00
Permit for construction trailer$200.00
PLANNING AND ZONING (see also Land Development Ordinance)
Non-residential zoning permit$75.00
Residential zoning permit$25.00
Zoning certificate of occupancy$75.00
POLICE
Alarm fees (residential registration)$65.00
Alarm fees (commercial registration)$150.00
Residential late registration$100.00
Commercial late registration$200.00
Copying fees: (Ordinance No. 01-11, adopted 2/3/11)
Letter size page or smaller$0.05 per image
Legal size page or larger$0.07 per image
Audio tapesCost of tape
Video tapesCost of tape
Compact discs (CDs)$1.00 per CD
Firearms identification card$5.00
Pistol Permit$2.00
Special Duty Police Officers:
An outside employer hiring off-duty police officer(s) must sign an Agreement (Exhibit A) to hold harmless and indemnify Randolph Township. The agreement outlines the coverage requirements to be provided by the outside employer. The police officer must have authority from the chief of police to provide the special duty service.
Exhibit A referenced above is not set out at length herein, but is on file and available for inspection in the office of the township clerk.
Board of Education and Randolph Township projects/activities:
Police officer$60.00
Administrative fee$0.00/hour
Non-profit organizations located within Randolph:
Police officer$60.00/hour
Administrative fee$0.00/hour
Other groups and entities:
Police officer$70.00/hour
Administrative fee$17.00/hour
PUBLIC WORKS
Curbside collection of metal appliances, including but not limited to refrigerator, hot water heater, stove/oven, washer & dryer, large screen TVs $30.00 each
Buckets of mulch loaded at Recycling Center$30.00 per bucket
Wood mulch delivery fee$130.00 per load
A resident or residents who own property in the township shall be entitled to receive in the aggregate not more than four truckloads of leaf mulch and/or wood mulch for each single property owned in any given calendar year.
Special branch pickup fee$150.00 per load
Commercial tire drop-off fee:
(1) Regular size$5.00 each
(2) Truck size$10.00 each
Street sign fee:$80.00 each
(1) Crossblocks$10.00 each
(2) Caps$10.00 each
Curbside collection of heavy recyclable fee$30.00
RECREATION
Randolph Park fees:
(1) Swimming fees:
a. Family residents$125.00 per year
b. Individual resident$65.00 per year
c. Couple-residents$100.00 per year
d. Daily rate-resident$5.00 per day on weekdays, $5.00 per day on Saturday and Sunday
e. Daily rate-nonresident$10.00 per day
f. Daily rate-guest$5.00 per day on weekdays, $5.00 per day on Saturday and Sunday
g. Family-nonresident (per season)$205.00 per year
h. Individual-nonresident$85.00 per year
(2) Weekly fee for admission to Randolph Park for a nonresident of the township who is a house guest of a township resident who holds a season pass for Randolph Park Beach$30.00 per week
(3) Early payment discount. A discount of $10.00 will be in effect for the annual fee for family resident and individual resident swimming fees if payment is received on or before April 28 of the current membership year.$10.00
(4) Fishing fee (plus presentation of state license)$10.00 per person
(5) Boating fee$10.00
(6) Group fees. Reservations shall be made only in the picnic area and only during normal operating hours. All other rules and regulations must be followed. Fees for groups are as follows:
a. 10 to 150 persons$3.00 per person
b. 151 to 300 persons$2.75 per person
c. 301 to 500 persons$2.50 per person
d. 501 persons and over$2.00 per person
In addition to this fee, a fee of $50.00 per 100 people, or any part thereof, with a required minimum of 300 people, will be charged for exclusive use of the facilities.
(7) Tennis court fees:
a. Tennis court badge fees:
Family-residents$50.00 per year
Individual-resident$30.00 per year
Couple-residents$45.00 per year
Nonresident$50.00 per year
b. Guest fee (guests not to exceed half of the group playing on court)$3.00
c. Reservation fee, for all supervised courts$2.00 per court per hour
d. Reservation of tennis court in addition to a picnic pavilion$20.00 per hour per court
(8) Admission to theater and community theater productions offered by the department of parks, recreation and community servicesUp to $25.00/performance
(9) Waiver of fees. All of the fees, except the tennis court reservation fee and the community theater fees, shall be waived for any resident of the township receiving public assistance, on active duty with the armed services of the United States of America, or over age 60.
(10) Lost badge fee, Randolph Park and tennis membership, for replacement of lost card; identification will be required before a replacement will be issued$6.00
(11) Late Fees. Registration dates will be established by the department of parks, recreation and community services and advertised in advance in official department flyers and web page. A fee of $10.00 per person per registration will be charged for all late activity registrations for the following programs: track and field and cross country. A registration will not be considered late until five working days after the advertised registration date has passed. Persons moving into the township after the registration period will not be charged a late fee.
(12) General program fees:
a. Special instruction and activity program$10.00 to $1,000.00 per person
b. Special events and field trips$2.50 to $250.00 per person
c. Adult basketball and softball league fees$100.00 to $900.00 per team
d. Youth hockey fees$50.00 to $1,500.00
e. Traveling team fees$0 to $500.00
(13) Soccer field camp per field$30.00 per 2 hours
Fee applicable under all following conditions:
a. Field(s) reserved for between June 15 and Sept. 1
b. Field(s) reserved from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
c. Field(s) reserved for three or more consecutive days
d. Two or more fields reserved for 4 hours
Refreshment stand camp fee$15.00 per day
(14) Waiver of fees.
a. Fees required under section (12), a. through e., of Appendix A - fee schedule, “Recreation, Randolph Park fees,” shall be waived for any township resident receiving public assistance. For purposes of this section, public assistance shall include participation in the following: Welfare, subsidized housing, federal school lunch program, food stamps or other form of public assistance.
b. Fees required under section (13) and for use of Brundage Park, Heistein Park, and Freedom Park, (1) through (7) shall be waived for all organizations of the Township of Randolph provided the following criteria are satisfied:
1. The organization is incorporated as a not-for-profit organization as defined in § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or a similarly constituted entity;
2. Eighty percent of the organization (including team participants, members and/or guests) is composed of township residents;
3. A contact person for the organization is provided who will assume the responsibility of coordinating all activities of the organization with the parks, recreation and community services departments;
4. All costs associated with use of the facilities for events such as tournaments, fund-raisers, all-star teams and refreshment stand use and the like shall be paid by the organization;
5. All rules and regulations of the department of parks and recreation are adhered to.
c. The director of parks and recreation for the township parks will be responsible for compliance with this subsection.
Brundage Park and Heistein Park and Freedom Park fees:
(1) Weekend and/or holiday use of picnic pavilions:
 NonresidentResident
a. Up to 75 people$125.00$110.00
b. 75 to 150 people$200.00$130.00
c. 151 to 250 people$250.00$150.00
d. 251 to 300 people$350.00$190.00
e. 301 to 400 people$400.00$225.00
f. 401 and over$550.00$300.00

(2) Weekday Use of Picnic Pavilions10 to 40 people may utilize one-half of a picnic pavilion for a maximum of four hours for $25.00
(3) Volleyball courts reservations$10.00 per court, per hour
(4) Basketball courts reservations$10.00 per court, per hour
(5) Soccer fields reservations; this reservation is for daytime hours only and is good for 2 hours each$150.00 for each field reservation
(6) Tennis courts may be reserved by the same group at the same time a picnic pavilion is also reserved. There will be a fee of $20.00 per court per hour with a maximum of two courts available. This reservation is at the discretion of the director of parks, recreation and community services.
(7) Ballfields:
Randolph Board of Education School/Township sponsoredPrivate
a. Use of lighted ballfield (3 hours per use):
Baseball/softball 60'$35 - $125$50 - $150
Baseball 90'$50 - $175$75 - $150
Soccer/football/lacrosse$55 - $150$100 - $300

b. Reservation fee$50.00 per field, per 2 hours
(8) Trail special event fee$100.00
Brundage Park Skatepark fees:
Lifetime registration fee resident and non-resident$15.00
Freedom Park synthetic turf field fees:
1. One-third of the field$100.00 per hour
2. One-half of the field$150.00 per hour
3. Full field$200.00 per hour
Community Center and VFW Building:
1. The Community Center and VFW Building may be used without charge by all official Township committees, boards or agencies.
2. *Community groups may use the building without charge for one regular or business meeting during any month based on availability.
3. All community groups using the building for more than one regular or business meeting during a month will be charged $20.00 per hour for extra dates.
4. Special event charges will be made to any community group using the building for social events, fund raisers, or other special activities at an hourly rate of $50.00.
5. **Private individuals or groups using the Center shall pay an hourly rate of $100.00. All rental fees shall be paid in full prior to the event, to be determined at time of booking. Any unanticipated additional charge, such as overtime use of building, shall be paid upon receipt of a bill.
6. Use of the refrigerator/freezer is included in the regular, if available. If you are selling food at your function, you must apply for a permit fee from the Randolph Township Health Department.
* Community groups shall be identified as non-profit, charitable or religious groups organized in Randolph and/or whose membership comprises at least 75% Randolph residents. Such groups are local churches, service groups, civic associations, etc. A Certificate of Insurance will be required, naming Randolph Township as the certificate holder and additional insured.
** Private individuals or groups shall be defined as any person or organization that is not organized within the Township or does not consist of persons providing community services or general community involvement. Examples would be persons requesting use of the building for wedding receptions, or use by county or regional organizations.
THERE MUST BE AN AUTHORIZED SUPERVISOR OF THE BUILDING PRESENT AT ALL TIMES.
REGISTRAR
Burial permit$5.00
Certified copies:
(1) Birth certificate$10.00
(2) Death certificate$10.00
(3) Marriage certificate$10.00
(4) Corrected certified copy$5.00
Disinterment permit$5.00
Transit permit$5.00
Marriage license$28.00
Marriage and civil union ceremonies:
The township shall impose a fee of $100 for marriage and/or civil union ceremonies conducted by the mayor or in his/her absence, the deputy mayor. Said fee shall be collected by the office of the township clerk.
$100.00
STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
News rack permit$25.00
Excavation permit$100.00
WATER AND SEWER
Water rate schedule.
(1) User charges:
Quarterly water service rate-residential/commercial/professional/industrial and schools effective August 4, 2011:
Base rate$20.00
0 - 25,000 gallons consumption$3.75 per 1000 gallons
25,001 - 50,000 gallons consumption$6.60 per 1000 gallons
50,001 gallons and up$10.60 per 1000 gallons
Example: A residential water user who consumes 26,000 gallons of water in a quarter pays a base rate of $20.00 plus $3.75 per 1,000 gallons for the first 25,000 gallons consumed, $6.60 per 1,000 gallons for consumption between 25,001 to 50,000 gallons, for a total quarterly charge of $120.35.
(2) Fire protection: Annually:
a. Private fire hydrant$200.00
b. Public fire hydrant outside the township$200.00
c. Sprinkler system:
Less than 10,000 square feet$200.00
10,000 - 20,000 square feet$400.00
Greater than 20,000 square feetfloor area x 0.02
(3) Miscellaneous:
a. Transfer fee. There shall be imposed a fee of $40.00 for the transfer of a water account to the name of another person. Such fee shall be charged to the new account holder on the next succeeding service charge bill. This fee shall not be imposed for the initial establishment of an account for a particular piece of property.
b. Turn off/on fee. The curb box is to be maintained by the property owner and be accessible at all times. A charge of $50.00 shall be levied against any property owner for each turning on or for turning off water service upon owner’s request when performed during working hours. A charge of $100.00 shall be levied for the same service performed at any other time, such as weekends or holidays. The Township shall be empowered to turn off a property owner’s water service for non-payment of a bill. A charge of $100.00 shall be levied for turning on water service after it has been shut off for nonpayment of a bill.
c. Special read fee. Except in those cases where a transfer fee is imposed, a fee of $50.00 shall be paid by any person who owns a rental unit and requests a water meter reading at any time other than the scheduled quarterly water meter reading.
d. Manual meter reading fee. A fee of $50.00 shall be imposed on anyone who does not hook into the automatic meter reading system, with the exception for those in which an automated meter could not be installed by the township. All property owners on the automatic meter reading system shall immediately notify the township of any change in their telephone number.
e. Meter testing. Upon request by the owner, the meter shall be removed, tested and reinstalled. No charge shall be made if the meter is found inaccurate by more than three percent, and a replacement meter shall be reinstalled. Where applicable, prorated adjustments shall be made for past quarterly bills for a period of not to exceed one year. For meters found to be functioning properly, a charge of $60.00 shall be made.
Other water related charges:
(1) Connection fees. Connection directly to existing water line within Randolph Township or presently operated and maintained by the Township, connection to water lines constructed by the Township or its predecessors as a capital project or otherwise, constructed by any other governmental or public agency, or constructed by a developer as an on-site, on-tract, off-site or off-tract improvement in conjunction with the development of a subdivision or site plan.
a. Each apartment unit, condominium unit, seasonal occupancy unit, townhouse unit or single family dwelling already in existence or to be newly constructed and not presently connected to the water system shall pay a connection fee as follows:
(1) Single family dwelling, apartment unit, condominium unit, seasonal occupancy unit, cooperative apartment unit, townhouse unit, or any other multiple dwelling unit, per unit constructed by developer in conjunction with a subdivision or site plan where the developer is installing the water line at its cost$1,600.00
(2) Single family dwelling, apartment unit, condominium unit, seasonal occupancy unit, cooperative apartment unit, townhouse unit, or any other multiple dwelling unit, per unit not constructed by developer in conjunction with a subdivision or site plan where the developer is installing the water line at its cost$2,000.00
b. Schools, municipal facilities, churches and charitable institutionsSame as commercial and industrial connections
c. Commercial and industrial connections (including condominium offices and cooperative offices): The connection fee shall be computed for each connection based on the charge for a single family dwelling multiplied by the equivalent number of single family units contributing the same flow rate to the system in accordance with the following standards:
1. The design flow rate for one single-family dwelling is 300 gallons per day.
2. The design flow rate for various types of establishments, as set forth in the applicable regulations of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) as amended, currently cited in N.J.A.C. 7:14A-23.3 shall be used to determine the equivalency factor for the type of establishment listed therein.
3. In any case where the design flow cannot be reasonably established, using N.J.A.C. 7:14A-23.3 as a guide, the township shall determine the design flow by such means as are, in its opinion, fair and equitable. The minimum connection fee shall be equivalent to that of one single family dwelling as set forth above.
d. Motels, hotels, nursing homes, lodging homes (and other types of similar lodging)Same as commercial and industrial except that only one connection shall be required
e. All connection fees shall be paid to the township. Payment shall be made prior to issuing connection permits by the township.
f. Property owners or their successors previously assessed by Randolph Township for installation of water mains in front of their properties shall receive a single credit of $550.00 toward connection fees. The remainder of the connection fees shall be paid to the township.
g. The cost of making any connection, including labor, material and inspection fees shall be the expense of the owner.
(2) Other fees.
Water stub/curb box$1,650.00
Construction water (new homes only)$80.00
3/4" wet tap$225.00
1" wet tap$300.00
1/4" wet tap$375.00
1 1/2" wet tap$450.00
1 3/4" wet tap$525.00
2" wet tap$600.00
3/4" water meter$225.00
1" water meter$375.00
1 1/2" water meter$750.00
2" water meter$950.00
Meter Interface Unit (MUI)$160.00
Fire connection/sprinkler system inside$0.30/square foot or $3,000.00 (max.)
Pool filling/hydrant use up to 20,000 gallons$400.00
Over 20,000 gallons per thousand$6.00
Hydrant meter refundable deposit$100.00
(3) Installations. All meter installations not installed by the Township shall be inspected by the Township prior to use.
(4) Miscellaneous.
1. Upon request by the owner, the meter shall be removed, tested and reinstalled. No charge shall be made if the meter is found inaccurate by more than 3% and a replacement meter shall be reinstalled. Where applicable, prorated adjustments shall be made for past quarterly bills for a period of not to exceed one year. For meters found to be functioning properly, a charge of $50.00 shall be made.
2. Repair of frozen meter or meters damaged by users negligence-actual cost (labor and materials) plus 15%.
3. The curb box is to be maintained by the property owner and be accessible at all times.
4. In the event any developer or contractor shall be using Township water for construction in any other zone in connection with commercial, business, industrial, multi-family or any other use, said fee shall be determined by the Township at the time of application for a permit to construct.
5. A fee of $1,500.00 shall be paid to the Township by any person or corporation for utilizing an unmetered fire hydrant for any unauthorized use including, but not limited to, the filling of an above ground or in ground swimming pool
Sewer rate schedule.
(1) User charges: Quarterly sewer service rate-residential/commercial/professional/industrial and schools:
a. Residential:
Single-family, quarterly$188.00
Multiple-family dwelling, apartment units, condominium units, seasonal occupancy units, townhouse units or cooperative apartment units:
With more than 2 bedrooms, quarterly$188.00
With 2 bedrooms, quarterly$142.00
With fewer than 2 bedrooms, quarterly$114.00
b. Commercial/professional/industrial/schools:
Base rate, quarterly, with a 32,000 gallon minimum$188.00
Excess of 32,000 gallon minimum per 1,000 gallons$6.20
Where actual daily flow cannot be established, meters shall be installed on the potable and/or non-potable water supply system of a type approved by the authority. The user shall allow the authority, or its agent, entrance and access to the property and buildings of the user for the purpose of installation and meter reading. No person except the agent of this authority shall disconnect, remove or in any way tamper with any water meter, and every water meter shall be wired and sealed.

The owner of each building shall pay, or shall be liable for the payment of the annual service charge with respect to such building.
Other sewer related charges.
(1) Connection fees. Connection directly to existing sewer line within Randolph Township or presently operated and maintained by the township, connection to sanitary sewer lines constructed by the township or its predecessors as a capital project or otherwise, or constructed by any other governmental or public agency, or constructed by a developer as an on-site, on-tract, off-site or off-tract improvement in conjunction with the development of a subdivision or site plan. (including those units constructed by developer in conjunction with a subdivision or site plan where the developer is installing the sewer line at its cost)
a. Each apartment unit, condominium unit, seasonal occupancy unit, cooperative apartment unit, townhouse unit or single-family dwelling already in existence or to be newly constructed and not presently connected to sewer system shall pay a connection fee as follows:
Single-family dwelling apartment unit, condominium unit, seasonal occupancy unit, cooperative apartment unit, townhouse unit or any other multiple dwelling unit, per unit (new fee adopted 8/6/2009)$7,950.00
b. Schools, municipal facilities, churches and charitable institutionsSame as commercial and industrial connections.
c. Commercial and industrial connection (including condominium offices and cooperative offices): The connection fee shall be computed for each connection based on the charge for a single- family dwelling multiplied by the equivalent number of single- family units contributing the same flow rate to the system in accordance with the following standards:
(1) The design flow rate for one single-family dwelling is 300 gallons per day.
(2) The design flow rate for various types of establishments, as set forth in the applicable regulations of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) as amended, currently cited in N.J.A.C. 7:14A-23-3, shall be used to determine the equivalency factor for type of establishments listed therein.
(3) In any case where the design flow cannot be reasonably established, using N.J.A.C. 7:14A-23.3 as a guide, the township shall determine the design flow by such means as are, in its opinion, fair and equitable.
(4) Industrial cost recovery involving federally assisted treatment works shall be as stipulated in 40 CFR 35.928-1 of the Federal Register. The minimum connection fee shall be equivalent to that of one single-family dwelling as set forth above.
d. Motels, hotels, nursing homes, lodging homes (and other types of similar lodging)Same as commercial and industrial except that only one connection shall be required.
e. All connection fees shall be paid to the township. Payment shall be made prior to issuing connection permits by the township.
f. In the event that the sewage generated from the unit connected to the township’s system is treated by a treatment plant owned and operated by another municipal entity or is transmitted through sanitary sewer lines owned, operated or maintained by another municipal entity, in addition to the sewer connection and other fees to be paid to the township as set forth herein, there shall be paid to the township an amount equal to the connection fee or hook-up fee imposed by the other municipal entity upon the township.
(2) Other fees.
a. Sewer service inspection fee: All sewer services prior to use shall be inspected by the Township Plumbing Inspector in the Township Health Department and all inspection or reinspection charges for this service shall be paid to the Township of Randolph.
b. Sewer stub fees: In addition to the connection fee, in the event a stub is provided by the township, a separate stub fee for a four inch connection from the sewer main to the curb shall be imposed by the township in the amount of $1,650.00. For service connections in excess of four inches, the fee imposed shall be increased based upon the increased costs to the township for materials and for installation of said stub.
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