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Ordinance No. 27-15

Introduced: November 5, 2015
Public Hearing: December 3, 2015
Status: Adopted

An ordinance amending Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of the revised ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey


WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:48-1, the governing body of a municipality may make, amend, repeal, and enforce ordinances to manage regulate and control the finances and property of the municipality; and

WHEREAS, the Township of Randolph desires to amend the Sections of Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey, governing Administrative Fees, Buildings, Engineering Services, Fire Prevention, Health Clinic Fees, Police, Public Works and Recreation.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey as follows:

SECTION ONE. The Section of Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey governing Administrative Fees is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:

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

SECTION TWO. The Section of Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey governing Buildings is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:

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

SECTION THREE. The Section of Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey governing Fire Prevention is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:

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

SECTION FOUR. The Section of Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey governing Health Clinic Fees is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:

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

SECTION FIVE. All Ordinances of the Township of Randolph which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed as to the extent of such inconsistency.

SECTION SIX. If any section, subsection, clause, or phrase of this Ordinance is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the remaining portions of this Ordinance.

SECTION SEVEN. This Ordinance shall take effect as provided by law.

ATTEST

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Donna Marie Luciani, Township Clerk

TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH

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Joanne Veech, Mayor

LEGAL NOTICE
TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH, COUNTY OF MORRIS
ORDINANCE NO. 27-15

Notice is hereby given that an Ordinance entitled “An Ordinance Amending Appendix A of the Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey” was submitted in writing at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, held on November 5, 2015 and was introduced, read by title and passed on first reading. A Statement of Purpose of the Ordinance is contained below. The Governing Body of the Township of Randolph will further consider the Ordinance for second reading and final passage thereof at their regular meeting to be held on December 3, 2015 at 6 p.m. prevailing time, at the Municipal Building, 502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, New Jersey 07869, at which time and place a public hearing will be heard thereon by the Governing Body and all parties in interest and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard concerning said Ordinance.

Statement of Purpose of Ordinance

The purpose of the above Ordinance is to amend the Sections of Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey, governing Administrative Fees, Buildings, Fire Prevention and Health Clinic Fees. A copy of the full Ordinance is available to any member of the general public, without cost, at the Township of Randolph, Municipal Building, Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, New Jersey, at the Office of the Township Clerk, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Donna Marie Luciani, Township Clerk
Township of Randolph
County of Morris, State of New Jersey