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WORK SESSION                                                                            OCTOBER 14, 2014

15 PARK AVENUE                                                                            TUESDAY 7:30 PM

MAYWOOD, NJ 07607

 

 

“On January 2, 2014, adequate notice of this meeting pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act has been furnished by inclusion thereof in the Annual Schedule of Meetings for 2014, which has been posted on the bulletin board at Borough Hall, filed with the Borough Clerk, faxed to the Our Town, The Record, The Community News and The County Seat newspapers and distributed to all persons, if any, requesting copies of same pursuant to said Act.”

 

In case of an emergency or fire alarm you must evacuate the building by using any of the exit doors in the room.  They are immediately to my right and the double doors at the rear of the room.  Occupants must exit the building by using the staircase and not the elevator.

 

This meeting is being recorded by both video and audio and may be rebroadcast.

 

 

SALUTE TO THE FLAG

 

 

Members of the Governing Body present: Mayor Padovano (    ) Council members Lindenau (    )

Morrone (    ) Eisenberg (     ) Messar (     ) Febre (    ) Ballerini (    ) Borough Attorney Ronald A. Dario (   ) Borough Clerk Jean M. Pelligra (    ) Borough Administrator Roberta Stern (     )

 

 

Greg Polyniak, Borough Engineer – Monthly Engineer Report

 

 

CFO Cuccia – Best Practices Inventories review.

 

 

PROCLAMATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, ETC. (If any)

 

 

 

 

MEETING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (FIVE MINUTE TIME FRAME)

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING ON PENDING ORDINANCES – ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES

 

ORDINANCE #13-14

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 169-1 OF CHAPTER 169 AND SECTION 179-10 OF CHAPTER 179 AND CHAPTER 330-20 OF CHAPTER 330 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF MAYWOOD RELATING TO FEES

 

 

Mayor Padovano opened the meeting to the public for any comments or questions relative to the foregoing ordinance.

 

 

Council member__________ moved for the adoption, seconded by Council member __________.

 

Mayor Padovano asked for a roll call vote.

 

Lindenau (    ) Morrone (     ) Eisenberg (     ) Messar (     ) Febre (     ) Ballerini (      )

 

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Maywood that Ordinance #13-14 be and is passed upon second and final reading and that the Borough Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to advertise the same according to law.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE AND REPORT OF BOROUGH CLERK

 

 

 

REPORT OF ADMINISTRATOR

 

 

 

REPORT OF ATTORNEY

 

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

 

 

REPORT OF MAYOR

 

 

 

ACTION LIST ITEMS

 

RESIGNATIONS – ACCEPTANCE OF THE FOLLOWING

 

NONE

 

 

APPOINTMENTS – APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING

 

  1. Richard Busa as Administrative Assistant in the Finance Department at an annual salary of $42,000.00 effective 10/14/2014.
  2. Stephen Birkner and Karen Stavola as members of the Maywood Fire Police effective 10/14/2014.

 

Council member __________ moved the appointment(s), seconded by Council member __________.

 

 

Mayor Padovano asked for a roll call vote.

 

Lindenau (    ) Morrone (     ) Eisenberg (     ) Messar (     ) Febre (     ) Ballerini (      )

 

 

COUNCIL APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING

 

NONE

 

RESOLUTIONS BY TITLE – CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING

 

RESOLUTION # 146-14

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING 2014 BERGEN COUNTY COMMUNITY

DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AWARD

 

 

 

 

Council member __________ moved for the adoption(s), seconded by Council member __________.

 

Mayor Padovano asked for a roll call vote.

 

 

Lindenau (    ) Morrone (     ) Eisenberg (     ) Messar (     ) Febre (     ) Ballerini (      )

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES

 

None

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

CLOSED SESSION – IF APPLICABLE

 

Council member___________ made a motion to go into closed session; seconded by Council member___________

 

Lindenau (    ) Morrone (     ) Eisenberg (     ) Messar (     ) Febre (     ) Ballerini (      )

 

Closed Session Resolution #

 

Council member ______________ made a motion to return to the regular order of business; seconded by Council member____________.

 

 

Lindenau (    ) Morrone (     ) Eisenberg (     ) Messar (     ) Febre (     ) Ballerini (      )

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Council member____________ moved the meeting be adjourned; seconded by Council member

__________ and so carried at _______________p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORDINANCE #13-14

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 169-1 OF CHAPTER 169 AND SECTION 179-10 OF CHAPTER 179 AND CHAPTER 330-20 OF CHAPTER 330 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF MAYWOOD RELATING TO FEES

 

 

            BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF MAYWOOD, IN THE COUNTY OF BERGEN AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AS FOLLOWS:

 

WHEREAS, Borough of Maywood Code Chapter 169 sets forth the schedule of fees for the Borough of Maywood; and

 

WHEREAS, Chapter 169 has been amended numerous times over the last decade; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Maywood, wish to amend and update certain fees; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Maywood, wish to make the schedule more orderly.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Maywood, County of Bergen, State of New Jersey, as follows:

 

Section 1: Chapter 169 of the Borough of Maywood Code is repealed in its entirety and to be replaced with the following language:

 

“Chapter 169: FEES

GENERAL REFERENCES

Police Department — See Ch.56.

Alarm systems — See Ch. 106

Alcoholic beverages — See Ch.110.

Pool rooms, billiard parlors and bowling alleys — See Ch. 114, Art. I.

Automatic amusement devices — See Ch. 114, Art. II.

Circuses, carnivals and fairs — See Ch. 143.

Building construction — See Ch. 148.

Contractors' licenses — See Ch. 153.

Dogs — See Ch. 161 and Ch. 330

Electrical standards — See Ch.165.

Fences, walls and hedges — See Ch. 173.

Fire prevention — See Ch. 179.

Junkyards — See Ch. 204.

Land use — See Ch. 209.

Noise — See Ch. 226.

Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 233.

Canvassing, peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 241.

Rent control — See Ch. 261.

Garage sales — See Ch. 265, Art. I.

Sewers — See Ch. 269.

Shopping carts — See Ch. 273.

Soil removal — See Ch. 281.

Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 287.

Swimming pools — See Ch. 291.

Taxicabs — See Ch. 295.

Tenancy protection — See Ch.300.

Vehicles and traffic — See Ch.312.

 § 169-1. Schedule of fees.

There are hereby established the following permit, license, application and other miscellaneous fees and charges within the Borough of Maywood:

Description                                                                                                    Current Fee

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSES

 

Plenary retail consumption                                                                                        $1,700.

Seasonal retail consumption                                                                                           800. 

Plenary retail distribution                                                                                            1,200.

Club                                                                                                                                100.

License transfer fee                                                                         10% of yearly license fee

 

AUTOMATIC AMUSEMENT GAMES

 

Investigation and processing fee                                                                                 $    50.

License fee                                                                         $125.00 each year, each machine

 

CANVASSING, HAWKERS, PEDDLERS AND VENDORS

 

Canvassing permit                                                                   $5.00 per day – per canvasser

Application fee                                                                                                                $25.

License fee                                                                                                         $50. Per year

 

CIRCUS, CARNIVAL OR FAIR PERMIT                                                      $75.

 

CLOTHING BINS                                                                                           $25. per year

 

CONSTRUCTION CODE FEES

 

A.  Minimum fee.

            (1) The minimum fee for a basic construction permit covering any or all of

                  building, plumbing, fire-protection and electrical work shall be $65.  All fees

                  shall be rounded to the nearest dollar amount.

            (2) The minimum fee for an accessory structure (detached garage), in excess of

                  100 square feet, shall be $85.

 

B.  The building subcode fees shall be as follows:

            (1) For new construction:

                        (a) All groups: $0.104 per cubic foot of building or structure volume.

                        (b) Use group classification shall be according to the building subcode as

                              adopted by N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.

            (2) For renovations, alterations, roofing, siding and repairs:

                        (a) Fifteen dollars per $1,000 of estimated cost of work, provided that the

                              minimum fee shall be $65.  For the purpose of determining estimated cost,

                              the applicant shall submit to the Department such cost data as may be

                              available, produced by an architect or engineer or a bona fide contractor’s

                              bid, if available.  The Construction Official shall make the final decision

                              regarding estimated cost.

                        (b) State fee for alterations:  $0.0008 per $1,000 of estimated cost of alteration

                              for electric, plumbing and building permits.

(3) For additions: $0.045 per cubic foot of building or structure volume for added portion                                   for all use groups.

            (4) For combinations of renovations and additions: the sum of fees computed separately                     as renovations and additions.

            (5) For construction or alteration of a sign:

                        (a) Business/occupant identification: $2 per square foot of the surface area of the                                 sign, with a minimum fee of $50.

                        (b) A fee of $150 will be charged for a sign application to the Planning Board.

            (6) Installation or replacement of exterior siding, reroofing/replacement in Use Groups            

                        R-5 a flat rate of:                                                                                                         $75.

(7) Lead Abatement:                                                                                                               $100.

            (8) For asbestos:

                        (a) Asbestos abatement:                                                                                             $100.

                        (b) Certificate of compliance for asbestos:                                                                   $35.

(9) For the installation, replacement or abandonment of oil or flammable liquid storage                                                 tanks (commercial):

                        (a) One to 500 gallons:                                                                                                $150.

                        (b) Five hundred fifty-one to 1,000 gallons:                                                               $200.

                        (c) One thousand one to 5,000 gallons:                                                                      $300.

                        (d) Five thousand one gallons or more:                                                                       $400.

            (10) For the abandonment of oil storage or flammable liquid storage tanks

                    (residential), per tank:                                                                                                       $75.

            (11) For new or alterations to flammable or combustible liquid tank supply, vent

                    or dispensing piping or dispenser:

                        (a) Piping:                                                                                                                   $100.

                        (b) Dispenser (each):                                                                                                  $100.

            (12) For the demolition or removal of a building or structure:

                        (a) All one and Two family homes:                                                                            $200.

                        (b) All other use groups:                                                                                             $300.

                                                                                                                                                  per building

                        (c) Accessory structures:                                                                                              $50.

                        (d) Moving structures:

                                    (1) One-story, less than 400 square feet of area                                             $140.

                                    (2) All other structures:                                                                                  $500.

                                    (3) Moving structures through any Borough street requires a

                                          bond of $1,000 and approval by the Borough Engineer.

                        (e) For placement of dumpsters

                                    (1) Dumpsters located within the work site property - $25 per dumpster

                                    (2) Dumpsters located on Borough streets or obstructing sidewalks

                                          $50 per dumpster

            (13) For swimming pools:

                        (a) Installation of in-ground or aboveground swimming pools: $65 per sub-code

                        (b) Private swimming pool application: $20.

 

C. The plumbing subcode fees shall be:

           

            Description                                                                                                                            Fee

           

            Hose bib (R5)                                                                                                                           $15.

            For two or more new fixtures                                                                                                   $25.

            Grease traps and oil separators                                                                                              $250.

            Water-cooled air-conditioning systems (Non R-5)                                                                 $200.

            Refrigeration units (Non R-5)                                                                                                 $200.

           

            Sanitary sewer connection or replacements                           

                                                                                                R-5                                          $100.

                                                                                                            Commercial                             $250.

            Water service connections                                                                                                      $100.

            Gas piping (not in conjunction with an appliance installation),                                             $65.

            gas-service entrances pool heaters and generators

            Connection for underground lawn sprinklers                                                                         $65.

            Air-conditioning system (R-5 use groups)                                                                             $45.

            Air-conditioning system (all other use groups)                                                                      $250.

            Dishwasher (commercial)                                                                                                       $150.

            Dishwasher (residential)                                                                                                         $25.

            Washing machine                                                                                                                     $20.

            Hot-water heater                                                                                                                     $65.

            Water pipe replacement                                                          R-5                                          $45.

                                                                                                            Commercial                             $200.

            Gas dryer, oven or range                                                                                                         $20.

            Residential boilers (gas- or oil-burning appliance)                                                                  $65.

            Commercial boilers (gas- or oil-burning appliance)                                                                $200.

            Storm drains                Per roof drain                                                             

R-5                                                                                                                              $10.

                        All others                                                                                                                    $30.

                        Per storm drain connection                                         R-5                                          $35.

                                                                                                            All others                                $100.

                        Footing or French drain system/sump pump             R-5                                          $65.

                                                                                                            All others                                $200.

            Special devices

                        Backflow device (reduced-pressure)                                                                          $25.

                        Backflow device, (test) each                                                                                      $50.

                        Garbage disposal                                                                                                        $25.

                        Indirect connection                                                                                                     $25.

                        Interceptor                                                                                                                 $50.

                        Sewer ejector                                                                                                              $65.

                        Solar energy system                                                    R-5                                          $150.

                                                                                                            Commercial                             $300.

            Water cooler                                                                                                                            $50.

            Floor drain                                                                              R-5                                          $25.

                                                                                                            Commercial                             $50.

            Fuel-oil piping                                                                                                                                    $65.

            Drinking fountain                                                                                                                    $25.

            Stacks                                                                                                                                      $45.

 

The electrical subcode fees shall be as follows:

 

D.        (1) The minimum fee shall be                                                 R-5                                          $65.

                                                                                                            Commercial                             $150.

            (2) Other fees shall be as follows:

                       

                        Description                                                                                                                Fee

                       

                        Total number of electrical fixtures and devices 1 through 50                         $65.

                                               

                        Each additional 25, to include lighting outlets, wall switches,                                    $20.

                        fluorescent fixtures, convenience receptacles or similar fixtures and

                        motors or devices less than one horse-power or one kilowatt,

                        fractional horsepower fans, residential garbage disposals, smoke

                        detectors, emergency lights, thermostats and pool lights.

           

                    Line item devices

                        Ranges/ovens/surface units 1 to 10 kilowatts                                                             $20.

                        Dishwasher/dryers                                                                                                     $20.

                        Air-conditioning units                                                                                                 $20.

                        Burglar alarms and intercom systems                                                                         $20.

                        Whirlpool/spas                                                                                                          $65.

                        Signs/light standards                                                                                                   $25.

                        Central and baseboard heat (by kilowatt size listed)                                                 $20.

                        Heat pumps and pumps (by horsepower size listed)                                                           $20.

                        Detectors                                                                                                                    $20.

                        Light poles                                                                                                                 $45.

                        Emergency and exit lights                                                                                           $25.

                        Communication ports                                                                                                 $20.

                        Alarm devices/FAC panel                                                                                           $25.

                        Space heater/air handler                                                                                              $65.

           

                    Each service panel/equipment/feeder/subpanel

                        Less than or equal to 200 amperes                                                                             $65.

                        Greater than 200 amperes and less than or equal to 1,000 amperes                           $200.

                        Greater than 1,000 amperes                                                                                        $400.

           

                    Swimming pools

                        Outlets/bonding                                                                                                          $65.

                        Motors (over 1 horsepower)                                                                                      $25.

           

                    Each motor or electrical device

                        Greater than one horsepower and less than or equal to 10 horsepower                     $65.

                        Greater than 10 horsepower and less than or equal to 50 horsepower                      $100.  

Greater than 50 horsepower and less than or equal to 100 horsepower                    $200.

                        Greater than 100 horsepower                                                                                     $300.

                                       

                  Each transformer and generator

                        Greater than 0 kilowatts and less than or equal to 45 kilowatts                                $65.

                        Greater than 45 kilowatts and less than or equal to 112 ½ kilowatts                                    $200.

                        Greater than 112 ½ kilowatts                                                                                     $500.

 

E.         The fire subcode fees shall be as follows:

                       

                        Description                                                                                                                Fee

 

                        Sprinkler systems

                        1 to 20 heads                                                                                                               $150.

                        21 to 200 heads                                                                                                           $250.

                        201 to 400 heads                                                                                                         $500.

                        401 to 1,000 heads                                                                                                      $700.

                        Over 1,000 heads                                                                                                      $1000.

           

            Standpipe system, each riser                                                                                                  $250.

           

            Pre-engineered suppression systems

                        CO2 suppression                                                                                                        $125.

                        Halon suppression                                                                                                      $125.

                        Foam suppression                                                                                                      $125.

                        Dry chemical                                                                                                               $125.

                        Wet chemical                                                                                                               $125.

           

Kitchen exhaust system (commercial)                                                                                    $175.

           

Automatic fire alarm system:

                        1 to 15 detectors                                                                                                           $65.

                        16 to 200 detectors                                                                                                     $180.

                        201 to 400 detectors                                                                                                   $440.

                        401 to 1,000 detectors                                                                                                            $605.

                        Over 1,000 detectors                                                                                                  $800.

 

            Heating appliances

                        Chimney or vent piping not in conjunction with a heating unit installation                $65.

                        Gas- or oil-fired appliance which is not connected to a plumbing system                   $65.

 

            Storage tanks (each)                                                                R-5                                          $250.

                                                                                                            Commercial                             $500.

            Smoke control systems                                                                                                           $250.

 

F.         Certificates. Fees for certificates shall be as follows:

            (1) Certificate of occupancy.  The minimum fee shall be $150, except for one- and two-          

      family structures of less than 35 feet in height and less than 5,000 square feet in area

                  and structures on farms, including commercial farm buildings subject to N.J.A.C.

                  5.23-3.2, for which the minimum fee shall be $45.

            (2) Certificate of continued occupancy.

                        (a) One-family structure:                                                                                              $45.

                        (b) Multiple dwelling                                                                                                    $45.

                        (c) Commercial structures (over 5,000 square feet):                                                   $250.

                        (d) All other use groups:                                                                                             $250.

            (3) Certificate of occupancy granted pursuant to a use group change                                    $250.

            (4) Temporary certificate of occupancy.

                        (a) One and Two Family homes:        $45.                

                        (b) All other use groups:                     $75.

            (5) Application for variation:                         $75.

            (6) Certificate of approval/compliance (periodic inspections).

                                                                                                                       

 

Fee                  Fee

                                                                                                                    without               with

            Description                                                                                   Inspection        Inspection                                                                                

            High-pressure boilers (12 months)                                                     $45.                 $200.

            Refrigeration system (12 months)                                                      $45.                 $200.  

            Pressure vessels (12 months)                                                             $45.                 $200.  

            Hazard uses and places of assembly (three months)                          $45.

            Cross-connections and back-flow preventors (three months)                        $65.

 

            (7) Elevator devices: as set forth under elevator subcode fees in this chapter.

 

G. Plan review. The fee shall be 20% of the amount to be charged for the construction

     permit.  This fee is not refundable.

 

H. Miscellaneous.  The fee for a construction permit for any item requiring a construction

     permit not specifically addressed shall be $65, unless otherwise specified in the appropriate

     subcode.

 

I.  Training fees.  Training fees shall be as follows:

            (1) New Jersey State training fee, per cubic foot:                                                            $0.0016.

            (2) Per cost of construction:                                                                                             $0.0008.

 

J. Other fees.  Other fees shall be as follows:

            (1) Garage sales:                                                                                                                        $10.

                  Authorized Borough town-wide Garage sale                                                                        $5.

            (2) Soil removal permit:                                                                                                            $75.

(3) Sewers:

                        (a) Contract users (minimum per year):                                                                     $200.

                        (b) Permitted inspection fees, all use groups:                                                             $100.

            (4) For contractors and landscapers registration, January 1 through December 31/

                  Annual applications

                        (a) Annual Fee

                                    (1) Landscapers:                                                                                               $50.

                                    (2) Commercial Contractors:                                                                          $125.

 

K. Street openings, sidewalks and driveways.

            (1) Fees, which include inspection, shall be as follows:

                        (a) Road openings paved with concrete or asphalt:                                                    $250.

                        (b) Road openings paved with bituminous macadam, penetration method:               $250.

                        (c) Tunneling permit:                                                                                                  $175.

                        (d) Plus bond that applies to all above to be held one year after completion:         $1,000.

            (2) The minimum permit fee, for work covered by Borough ordinance, of $15 per

                  $1,000 of estimated cost of work, provided that the minimum fee shall be $65,

                  shall be charged for the following work:

                        (a) Resurfacing or enlargement of any driveway or patio within the property

                              boundaries with the following materials:

                                    (1) Concrete.

                                    (2) Brick pavers.

                                    (3) Macadam.

                                    (4) Crushed stone or like material.

                        (b) Installation or replacement of a fence – maximum height six feet.

                        (c) Installation or replacement of a shed-maximum 100 square feet.

                        (d) Installation or replacement of sidewalk or curb, fronting or within

                              Borough easement (right-of-way).  Such work shall conform to

                              Borough Ordinance Nos. 287-17 and 287-21.

            (3) Public utility escrow and inspection fees.

                        (a) Public utilities shall reimburse the Borough of Maywood for engineering

                              inspection fees in connection with any street opening permit in the amount

                              of $110 per hour.

                        (b) Inspection fees incurred by the Borough of Maywood in connection with

                              any street opening by a public utility shall be paid by the public utility to the

                              Borough of Maywood within 30 days following receipt of a statement therefor.

                        (c) The escrow required of public utilities pursuant to Sub-chapter 287-11 of

                              Chapter 287 of the Code of the Borough of Maywood is hereby fixed in the

                              sum of $10,000.  Any inspection fees not paid within 30 days following billing

                              therefor may be charged against said escrow.

 

L. The elevator subcode fees shall be as follows:

            (1) The fee for a permit to install an elevator device shall be a flat fee.  The fee may vary

                  for different type of  inspections, tests and elevator devices. (N.J.A.C. 5.23-4.18(g)1).           

(2) The categories of municipal elevator fees shall be identical to the categories for elevator

                  fees listed in N.J.A.C. 5:23-12.6(a) and (b).

            (3) The fee for plan review for elevator devices in structures in Use Group R-5 (per N.J.A.C.

                  5.23-4.20(c)6) shall be:    $58.

            (4) The fee for plan review for elevator devices in structures in use groups other than R-5

                  (per N.J.A.C. 5.23-4.20(c)7) shall be:    $299.

            (5) The fee for a lead abatement clearance certificate (per N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.20(c)3viii) shall

                  be:    $28.

            (6) Acceptance tests.

                        (a) The fee for elevators in structures not in Use Groups R-5 (per N.J.A.C. 5:23-12.6

                              (a)i through vi) shall be as follows:

                                    (1) Traction and winding drum elevators:

                                                (a) One to ten floors:                                                                          $306.

                                                (b) Over ten floors:                                                                             $510.

                                                (c) Hydraulic elevators:                                                                      $272.

                                                (d) Roped hydraulic elevators:                                                           $306.

                                                (e) Escalators and moving walks:                                                        $272.

                                                (f) Dumbwaiters:                                                                                  $68.

                                                (g) Stairway chairs and incline and vertical wheelchair

                                                      lifts and manlifts:                                                                            $68.

                        (b) Additional charges for devices equipped with the following features shall

                              be (per N.J.A.C. 5:23-12.6(A)2i through iii) as follows:

                                    (1) Oil buffers:                                                                                                  $54.

                                    (2) Counterweight governor and safeties:                                                       $136.

                                    (3) Auxiliary power generator:                                                                       $102.

            (7) The fee for elevator devices in structures other than residential shall be $204.

            (8) The fee for witnessing acceptance tests of and performing inspections of

                  alterations (per N.J.A.C. 5:23-12-6(a)4) shall be $68.

            (9) The fee for routine, six-month tests and inspections for elevator devices in structures

                  not n Use Group R-5 (per N.J.A.C. 5:23-12.6(b)1.i through iv) shall be as follows:

                        (a) Traction and winding drum elevators:

                                    (1) One to 10 floors:                                                                                       $190.

                                    (2) Over 10 floors:                                                                                          $244.

                        (b) Hydraulic elevators:                                                                                              $136.

                        (c) Roped hydraulic elevators:                                                                                    $190.

                        (d) Escalator and moving walks:                                                                                 $190.

            (10) The fee for a one-year period inspection and witnessing of tests of elevator

                    devices, which shall include a six-month routine inspection (per N.J.A.C.

                    5:23-12.6(b)2.i through vi.) shall be:

                        (a) Traction and winding drum elevators:

                                    (1) One to 10 floors:                                                                                       $272.

                                    (2) Over 10 floors:                                                                                          $326.

                        (b) Hydraulic elevators:                                                                                              $204.

                        (c) Roped hydraulic elevators:                                                                                    $272.

                        (d) Escalators and moving walks:                                                                               $436.

                        (e) Dumbwaiters:                                                                                                        $108.

                        (f) Manlifts, stairway chairlift and incline and vehicle wheelchair lifts:                     $164.

            (11) Additional one-year period inspection charges for elevator devices equipped

                    with the following features (per N.J.A.C. 5:23-12.6(b)3.i through iii) shall

                    be as follows:

                        (a) Oil buffers, per buffer:                                                                                            $54.

                        (b) Counterweight governor and safeties:                                                                   $108.

                        (c) Auxiliary power generator:                                                                                      $68.

            (12) The fee for the three-year or five-year inspection of elevator devices (per

                    N.J.A.C. 5:23-12.6(b)4.i and ii) shall be as follows:

                        (a) Traction and winding drum elevators:

                                    (1) One to 10 floors (five-year inspection):                                                   $462.

                                    (2) Over 10 floors (five-year inspection):                                                      $582.

                        (b) Hydraulic and roped hydraulic elevators:

                                    (1) Three-year inspection:                                                                              $340.

                                    (2) Five-year inspection:                                                                                $204.

 

COPIES                                                                                                                              $0.05 per page

 

DOG LICENSES

(See the Fee Schedule (Ch. 330-20) adopted by the Board of Health)

 

FALSE ALARM, BURGLAR AND FIRE

 

4th false alarm in a calendar year                                                                                                            $20.

5th false alarm in a calendar year                                                                                                           $30.

6th through ninth false alarms (each) in a calendar year                                                                      $100.

10th through 14th false alarms (each) in a calendar year                                                                       $250.

15th through 19th false alarms (each) in a calendar year                                                                       $500.

20th and subsequent false alarms (each) in a calendar year                                                              $1,000.

 

FIRE PREVENTION FEES

 

See also Sub-Chapter 179-10, Permit fees.

 

Boiler inspection, late filing charge                                                                                                     $55.

Cylinders for welding and cutting gases                                                                                              $44.

Dry-cleaning plants                                                                                                                             $44.

Flammable finishes                                                                                                                              $33.

Flammable liquids and tar kettles                                                                                                        $44.

Heat-producing devices, other                                                                                                             $40.

Liquefied petroleum gas                                                                                                                       $40.

Places of assembly                                                                                                                             None

Sprinkler tests                                                                                                                                     $55.

Tents                                                                                                                                                   $165.

Truss roof registration                                                                                                                                    $44.

Welding and cutting                                                                                                                            $44.

 

JUNKYARDS

 

Junkyard license                                                                                                                                $500.

 

LAND USE FEES

 

I. Application fees:

 

            A. Appeals under with N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70(a)                                                                      $250.

            B. Interpretations under N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70(b)                                                                    $250.

            C. Variances:

                        1. Applications filed pursuant to N.J.S.A.

                            40:55D-70c in connection with a

                            variance on property to be used for one-

                            or two-family use                                                                                                   $200.

 

                        2. Applications filed pursuant to N.J.S.A.

                            40:55D-70c for a variance on property

                            to be used for a multifamily house,

                            consisting of three to 10 units                                                                                $300.

 

                        3. Applications filed pursuant to N.J.S.A.

                            40:55D-70c for a variance on property

                            to be used for a multifamily house

                            consisting of 11 or more units                                                                                $400.

 

                        4. Applications filed pursuant to N.J.S.A.

                            40:55D-70c in connection with property

                            used for business, commercial and/or

                            industrial use or any part to be used for

                            these purposes having a land size of less

                            than 10,000 square feet                                                                                           $250.

 

                        5. Applications filed pursuant to N.J.S.A.

                            40:55D-70c in connection with a

                            variance on property for business,

                            commercial and/or industrial use or any

                            part to be used for these purposes having

                            a land size in excess of 10,000 square feet                                                              $350.

                                   

            6. Applications filed pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70d                                                        $400.

 

            D. Subdivisions:

                       

                        1. Minor subdivision                                                                                                  $250.

                        2. Major subdivision                                                                                                   $300.

                                                                                                                                            plus $25.per lot

            E. Site plans:

 

                        Waiver application fee                                                                                                $200.

                       

                        1. For each 20,000 square feet of lot area up to three acres                                       $500.

                        2. For each acre over three acres                                                                                 $300.

                        3. For each 1,000 square feet of floor area up to 10,000 square feet                          $250.

                        4. For each 1,000 square feet of floor area over 10,000 square feet                           $150.

 

            F. Conditional use                                                                                                                   $300.

 

            G. Appeals pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-34 and -36                                                                        $100.

 

II. Miscellaneous fees

           

            A. Copy of Land Use Ordinance                                                                                            $10.

            B. Copy of Zoning Map                                                                                                        $2.

            C. Copy of Board resolution                                                                                                  $10.

            D. List of property owners within 200 feet,

                 public utilities, cable television companies,                                                       $0.25 per name        and/or local utilities                                                                                with $10.00 minimum

E. Resolution Publication Fee                                                                                                $25.

            F. Waiver of Site Plan for Commercial Signs w/o Variance                                                    $50.

 

III. Escrow accounts:

            A. Hourly fees:

                        1. Attorney legal review fee                                                                          $110. per hour

                        2. Engineering and Planning review and inspection fees

                                    a. Principal                                                                                        $110. per hour

                                    b. Principal assistant                                                                           $80. per hour

                                    c. Survey field party                                                                         $130. per hour

                                    d. Office work (design/drafting)                                              $50. to $65. per hour

                                    e. Field inspection and supervision                                                    $65. per hour

                                    f. Technical steno and typing                                                             $35. per hour

 

B. Initial escrow deposits:                 

                        1. Variance application                                                                             $500.

                        2. Site plans

                                    a. Concept plan with input and advice

                                        from Board’s professional advisors                                        $1,500. Minimum

                        3. Preliminary site plan

                                    a. Nonresidential development                       $50.00 for the first 20,000 square

                                                                                                            feet of lot area or fraction, thereof

                                                                                                            plus $10.00 for each 10,000 square

                                                                                                            feet or fraction thereof of lot area                                                                                                                   over 20,000 square feet, plus                                                                                                                          $50.00 for the             first 1,000 square                                                                                                                feet of floor area of any new                                                                                                                           building or alteration of

                                                                                                            or addition building on the subject                                                                                                                  property plus $10.00 for each 1,000

                                                                                                            square feet or fraction thereof of

                                                                                                            floor area over 1,000 square feet

 

                                    b. Residential development                             $100.00 for each acre, or part                                                                                                                         thereof, in the development site

                                                                                                            and $40.00 for each proposed                                                                                                                        dwelling unit

 

                                    c. Minimum fee                                                                              $2,500.

 

                        4. Final site plan

 

                                    a. Either residential or nonresidential              One-half of preliminary site plan

                                                                                                            review fee prorated

           

b. Both residential and nonresidential             Equal to collective technical review

                                                                                                            fee of nonresidential and residential

                                                                                                            parts

 

                        5. Conditional use                                                                                        $1,000.

 

                        6. Subdivision

                                    a. Concept plan with input and advice          

                                        from Board’s professional advisors                                        $1,000. minimum

 

                                    b. Minor subdivision or resubdivision            $200.00 for each lot within                                                                                                                             proposed subdivision or

                                                                                                            $750.00, whichever is greater

 

                                    c. Preliminary plat of major subdivision         $200.00 for each lot within

                                                                                                            proposed subdivision of

                                                                                                            $750.00, whichever is greater

 

                                    d. Final plat of major subdivision                   $100.00 for each lot within final

                                                                                                            plat of subdivision

 

                        7. Variance under N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70(d)

                             when no site plan or subdivision is sought                                             $1,000.

 

                        8. Appeals under N.J.S.A. 40:55-70(a) and

                            N.J.S.A. 40:55D-34 and -36                                                                    $  500.

 

                        9. Interpretations under N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70(b)                                         $  500.

                    

           10. Waiver of Site Plan for Commercial Signs without variance                   $  150.

 

MEETING NOTICES, MAILING                                                                                   $10.00 per year

 

NOISE VARIANCE                                                                                                               $10.

 

PARKING LOTS, OVERNIGHT PARKING                                                              $40.00 per month

 

PICNIC PERMIT                                                                                                                  $ 50.

 

POLICE FEES

 

Fingerprints (for Maywood residents only)                                                                          No charge

 

Firearms identification card                                                                                          Fees set by State                          

Pistol permit                                                                                                                 Fees set by State                                                                  

Photographs                                                                                                                            $10.

 

Security details, cost of providing police officer                    Time and one-half the hourly salary earned

private details or other services                                              by police officer assigned

 

Police vehicle, providing police vehicle in                              $25.00 per hour, in addition to cost of the

response to private request                                                    police officer assigned to the vehicle at

                                                                                                the fee set forth herein

 

Police reports                                                                                                                   $0.05 per page

 

POOL, MUNICIPAL

 

Swim lessons per session                                                                                                    $75.

resident and nonresident pool members

non-pool members                                                                                                               $100.

(no refunds once session begins

 

Lost ID card                                                                                                                          $10. each card

 

Description                                                                            Seasonal Rate                                         Monthly

 

Residents:

 

2 Adults                                                                                              $250.                                      $150.

 

            With 1 child*                                                                          $280.                                      $165.

            With 2 children*                                                                     $315.                                      $185.

            With 3 children*                                                                    $350.                                      $200.

 

1 Adult                                                                                                $175.                                      $105.

           

            With 1 child*                                                                          $205.                                      $120.

            With 2 children*                                                                     $245.                                      $140.

            With 3 children*                                                                    $270.                                      $160.

 

 

Add $40. for each additional child* for seasonal rate or $20. for each additional child* for monthly rate.

 

Senior citizens (65 years of age or older); proof of

age required initially                                                         $85. (season only)

 

Guest cards (see guest policy); check or money

order only                                                                              $85. (per card)

Nonresidents:

 

2 Adults                                                                                              $420.                                       $255.

 

            With 1 child*                                                                          $470.                                       $280.

            With 2 children*                                                                     $520.                                       $305.

            With 3 children*                                                                     $570.                                       $330.

 

1 Adult                                                                                                $340.                                       $200.

           

            With 1 child*                                                                          $390.                                       $225.

            With 2 children *                                                                    $440.                                       $250.

            With 3 children*                                                                     $490.                                       $275.

           

            Add $40 for each additional child* for seasonal rate or $20 for each additional child* for

            monthly rate (no maximum)

 

Senior citizens (65 years of age or older); proof of

age required initially                                                         $200. (season only)          

 

Guest cards (see guest policy); check or money

order only                                                                               $85. (per card)

 

NOTES:

*Children – 21 and under

 

POOLROOMS BILLIARD PARLORS, BOWLING ALLEYS                                    $1,000. per year

 

PUBLIC DOCUMENTS

 

All documents not otherwise provided for by law unless a                                                $0.05 per page

special service charge may be levied according to law

 

Certification by Borough Clerk of any documents                                                                   $4.50

 

Exemplification of any documents by Borough Clerk                                                              $10.

 

Copy of specifications for public bidding                                                                                $25.

 

NOTES: All fees received for said services shall be turned over to the Borough Treasurer for the

use of the Borough of Maywood to defray the costs of same.

 

RAFFLE, BINGO, CARNIVAL GAMES OR                                   No fee for qualified organizations

WHEELS, GOLF HOLE-IN-ONE, ARMCHAIR

RACE AND/OR CASINO NIGHTS LICENSING

FEES

(not including fees payable to the Legalized Games of

Chance Control Commission)

 

RECREATION PROGRAMS

 

Description                                                                                                                Fee

 

Volleyball

            Adults

                        Residents – Per Session                                                                      $15.

                        Nonresidents – Per Session                                                                $35.

 

            Youth program, under 18 years of age

                        Residents – Per Session                                                                      $15.

                        Nonresidents – Per Session                                                                 $35.

 

Walk-on volleyball

 

            Adults and youth under 18 years of age (Fees shall

            be paid at the beginning of each walk-on session to

            the operator of the program.  The operator of the

            program shall obtain from each such walk-on

            participant a signed indemnification and hold

            harmless statement on a form prescribed by the                                            $5. per session

            Borough.  If the participant is under the age of 18

            years, the indemnification and hold harmless

            agreement shall be signed by the participant’s parent

            or legal guardian.  All fees collected shall be turned

            over to the Borough Treasurer within 48 hours of

            receipt.)

 

Description                                                                                                                Fee

 

Yoga                                                                                                                            $100.

 

Zumba                                                                                                                         $50. per 10 sessions

 

Evening Aerobics

 

            Residents – Per Session                                                                                  $35.

            Nonresidents – Per Session                                                                            $45.

 

Water Aerobics

 

            Resident                                                                                                          $25.

            Non-Resident                                                                                                  $40.

Line Dancing                                                                                                               $25.

 

Pre School Summer Club

 

            Resident                                                                                                          $325.

            Non-Resident                                                                                                  $375.

 

Summer Club (8 weeks)                                                                                              $675.

 

Resident weekly                                                                                                         $100.

            Non-Resident weekly                                                                                     $125.

 

Summer After Care                                                                

 

            Resident                                                                                                          $75. per week

            Non-Resident                                                                                                  $100. per week

 

 

RECYCLING

 

Replacement recycling barrels (red)                                                                $15. each for 25 gallon pail

Appliances (white metal) (sticker required)                                                                 $5. per item

 

Leaf bags                                                                                                                       $2. For 5 bags

                                                                                                                                      $20. For 50

 

Tire disposal                                                                                                                $3. per tire

 

 

RENT MONITORING

 

Hearings on rent increases                                                                                            None

Capital improvement determination                                                                             $50.

Hearing on capital improvement application                                                                $50.

 

Plus, for each unit over 10                                                                                             $5.

 

 

SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER FACILITY

 

For private parties only

 

            Residents

 

            Use fee                                                                                                                        $200.               Security deposit                                                                                                          $250.

           

            Nonresidents

 

                        Use fee                                                                                                $250.

                        Security deposit                                                                                  $500.

           

            Nonprofit organizations (must have resident participation)                          None

 

 

SENIOR CITIZENS DISABILITY PROTECTED TENANCY APPLICATIONS

 

Intent to convert to condominium or cooperative                                                      $250.

Plus, for each unit over 10                                                                                          $   5.

Protected tenancy appeal                                                                                           $ 25.

 

SHOPPING CART REDEMPTION                                                                       $ 10.

 

 

STREET OR SIDEWALK OBSTRUCTION PERMIT                                        $ 50.

 

 

TAXICABS AND LIMOUSINES

 

Owner’s license                                                                                                          $100. per year        Driver’s license                                                                                                   $  10. per year 

Vehicle Inspection                                                                                                      $  25. per vehicle

 

TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR

 

Certification of honorable discharge                                                                          $3.

Continuation searches (1 year)                                                                                   $2.

Copy of tax assessment record                                                                                   $2.  

Copy of tax bill                                                                                                           $2.

Tax assessment searches                                                                                            $12.

Tax searches                                                                                                                $12.

Check return fee                                                                                                          $25.

 

TOWING

Towing license/Application Fee (non-refundable)                                                     $250. per year

 

            SECTION 2.   Section 179-10 of Chapter 179 of the Code of the Borough of Maywood, relating to Fire Prevention Fees, is hereby amended to read in full as follows:

 

§ 179-10. Permit fees.

 

FIRE PREVENTION FEES

A.                                                                                                                             Registration Fee

Assembly Use Group                                                                           

A-1 Eating establishment under 50 people                                                                             $55.

A-2 Take -out food service (no seating)                                                                                 $55.

A-3 Houses of worship not exclusively used for religious purposes                                     $55.

A-4 Recreation centers, Multipurpose, Etc. (fewer than 50 people)                                     $80.

A-5 Court rooms, library, Fraternal organizations, Condominium centers

(fewer than 50)                                                                                                                       $80.

A-6 Senior Centers (fewer than 50 people)                                                                            $80.

 

Business Use Groups                                                                           

B-1 Professional use one and two story ( less than 5,000 Square Feet)                                $55.

B-2 One and two story ( more than 5,000 Sq.Ft and less than 12,000 Sq.Ft)                       $110.

B-3 One and two story (more than 12,000 sq. ft.)                                                                 $200.

B-4 Three to five story (less than 5,000 sq.ft)                                                                       $125.

B-5 Three to five story (more than 5,000 sq.ft and up to 12,000 sq.ft_)                              $175.

B-6 Six Story and up (more than 12,000 sq.ft and up)                                                          $250.

 

Retail / Mercantile Use Group                                                             

M-1 One and two story ( less than 5,000 sq.ft.)                                                                   $80.

M-2 One and two story ( more than 5,000 sq.ft and less than 12,000 sq.ft.)                       $175.

M-3 Three to five story ( less than 5,000 sq.ft)                                                                    $250.

M-4 Three to five story ( more than 5,000 sq.ft and less than 12,000 sq.ft)                        $275.

M-5 Six story and up                                                                                                             $400.

 

Manufacturing / Factory Use Group                                                    

F-1 One and two story ( less than 5,000 sq.ft)                                                                      $125.

F-2 One and two story ( more than 5,000 sq.ft and less than 12,000 sq.ft)                          $175.

F-3 Three to five story ( less than 5,000 sq.ft)                                                                      $250.

F-4 Three to five story ( more than 5,000 sq.ft and less than 12,000 sq.ft)                          $275.

 

Storage Use Groups                                                                              

S-1 One and two story ( less than 5,000 sq.ft)                                                                     $80.

S-2 One and two story ( more than 5,000 sq.ft and less than 12,000 sq.ft)                          $175.

S-3 Three to five story ( 5,000 sq ft and up )                                                                        $275.

 

Residential Use Groups                                                                        

R-2 3 to 6 units                                                                                                                       $200.

R-3 7 to 12 units                                                                                                                     $250.

R-4 13 to 20 units                                                                                                                   $325.

R-5 Over 20 units                                                                                                                   $400.

 

Non -Life Hazard Use Groups                                                             

Non -Life Hazard  (Business Use) less than 5,000 sq ft.                                                       $55.

Non -Life Hazard  (Business Use) 5,000 & up to 12,000 sq ft.                                            $80.

Non -Life Hazard  (Business Use) over 12,000 sq. ft.                                                           $175.

Non - Life Hazard ( Mercantile Use) less than 5,000 sq.ft                                                    $55.

Non - Life Hazard ( Mercantile Use) over 5,000 up to 12,000 sq.ft                                     $80.

Non - Life Hazard ( Mercantile Use) Over 12,000 sq.ft.                                                       $175.

Non - Life Hazard ( Storage Use) less than 5,000 sq ft.                                                         $80.

Non - Life Hazard ( Storage Use) Over 5,000 up to 12,000 sq ft.                                         $175.

Non - Life Hazard ( Storage Use) Over 12,000 sq ft.                                                             $225.

      

Smoke Detector / Carbon Monoxide compliance                                                                   $50.

Smoke Detector / Carbon Monoxide compliance re- inspection                                            $30.

      

Fire watch / stand by ordered by the Fire Official    (per hr per person)                               $50.

 

  1. All fees collected pursuant to this Article shall be paid into the borough treasury and shall thereafter be appropriated to the Fire Prevention Bureau for enforcement of the Uniform Fire Safety Act. Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 52:27D-192 et seq. 

 

  SECTION 3.    Section 330-20 of Chapter 330 of the Code of the Borough of Maywood, relating to Board of Health Fees, is hereby amended to read in full as follows:

 

§ 330-20. Fees.

 

A.  All of the fees required to be paid under the terms hereof are annual fees and shall cover the respective              calendar year. There shall be no apportionment or abatement of the fee for any license, permit or certificate granted after the first day of January in any year.

B.  All yearly license or permit renewal fees shall be paid by January 15 of any given year.

C.  For good and sufficient reason given, the Board may waive or reduce the fees for any particular case or class of cases.

D.  The schedule of fees for permits and/or licenses shall be as follows:

 

The schedule of fees for permits and/or licenses shall be as follows:

[Amended 12-28-1987; 5-23-1996 by Ord. No. 96-1]

 

Description                                                                                                               Fee

 

Food establishment

Bakery, meat market, poultry market, fish market, fruit market, vegetable market, delicatessen, grocery store or public food market (or similar places in which food or drink is prepared, served, handled, sold or provided for the public) (2 part-time employees equal 1 full-time employee)

 

 With less than 5 employees                                                                                       $100.

 5 to 10 employees                                                                                                     $125.

11 to 20 employees                                                                                                    $150.

More than 20 employees                                                                                            $250.

 

Eating establishment

Including a restaurant, coffee shop, cafeteria, short-order cafe, diner, luncheonette, grill, tea room, sandwich shop, soda fountain, tavern, bar, cocktail lounge, night club or industrial feeding establishment (private, public or nonprofit organization or institution serving food; catering kitchen; or commissary) with seating capacity of:

 

 1 to 50 persons                                                                                                          $125.

 51 to 100 persons                                                                                                      $200.

101 to 200 persons                                                                                                     $250.

More than 200 persons                                                                                              $300.

 

Food caterers

     Mobile, box lunch or premises                                                                              $75.

 

     Packaged foods, liquors, sweets, candies and gums

 

Selling and distributing                                                                                                $75.

 

Milk and dairy products

     Sale and distribution                                                                                              $15.

     Dairy vehicle                                                                                                          $30.    

     Drug Stores                                                                                                            $55.

     Bakery trucks                                                                                                        $40.

 

Vending machines, each                                                                                              $45.

 

Keeping of small animals

     Grooming store, pet store or veterinary office                                                      $40.

 

Health clubs

     Including body wraps and tanning salon                                                               $45     

 

Schools (private), per student                                                                                                $0.50

 

Dog licenses

     Spayed/neutered                                                                                                    $ 5.

     Not spayed/neutered                                                                                             $10.

     Late fee (after March 1 of each year)                                                                    $10.

     Vicious or potentially dangerous dog                                                                    $150   

      Dog Park Membership Tags                     Resident                                              $ 5.

                                                                Non-Resident                                              $10.

Cat licenses

     Spayed/neutered                                                                                                    $ 5.

     Not spayed/neutered                                                                                             $10

     Late fee (after March 1 of each year)                                                                    $10

 

Certified copies

     Marriage, birth and death certificates, each                                                           $15 first copy

                        Each additional copy                                                                          $10.

      Burial permits, each                                                                                              $15.00

 

Section 3: Effective Date

a. This Ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication according to law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESOLUTION # 146-14

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING 2014 BERGEN COUNTY COMMUNITY

 DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AWARD

 

BE IT RESOLVED, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Maywood wish to enter into a Grant Agreement with the County of Bergen for the purpose of using $ 20,000.00 in 2014 Community Development Block Grant Funds for (ADA) Compliant drinking fountains located at Memorial Park and Maywood Municipal Pool in the Borough of Maywood, NJ; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council hereby authorize Roberta Stern, Borough Administrator to be a signatory to the aforesaid grant agreement contract; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Mayor and Council hereby authorize Roberta Stern, to sign all County of Bergen Payment Vouchers submitted in conjunction with the aforesaid project; and

 

WHEREAS, this resolution does not obligate the financial resources of the municipality and is intended solely to expedite expenditure of the aforesaid CDBG funds.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council recognize that the Borough of Maywood is liable for any funds not spent in accordance with the Grant Agreement; and that liability of the Mayor and Council is in accordance with HUD requirements.