THE TOWNSHIP OF EWING COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY ORDINANCE NO.

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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF EWING IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, TO ESTABLISH A PERMIT PROCEDURE, INCLUDING A FEE, FOR TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION AND SALES TRAILERS

First Reading MEMBER Murphy Apai Steinmann Wollert Summiel Second Reading MEMBER Murphy Apai Steinmann Wollert Summiel AYE NAY ABS NV RES SEC AYE NAY ABS NV RES SEC

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__________________________________ President of the Council

_________________________________ Municipal Clerk

TOWNSHIP OF EWING ORDINANCE NO. _________ AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF EWING IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, TO ESTABLISH A PERMIT PROCEDURE, INCLUDING A FEE, FOR TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION AND SALES TRAILERS WHEREAS, an ordinance is required to establish a procedure whereby persons expanding their existing building or structures located within the Township of Ewing must obtain a permit for the use of temporary construction and/or sales trailers pending the completion of construction; and, WHEREAS, an ordinance is required to establish a permitting fee, when the project exceeds the estimate for the completion of the work, for the temporary construction and/or sales trailers equal to the value that would be assessed if the trailers were permanent fixtures. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Council of the Township of Ewing that the Revised General Municipal Ordinances of the Township of Ewing be amended to establish the above described permitting process and fee. Section 1: The Revised General Municipal Ordinances of the Township of Ewing are hereby amended to add the following: Permit Required for Temporary Trailers. Any person expanding an existing building or structure located within the Township of Ewing will be required to obtain a permit to use temporary construction and/or sales trailers pending the completion of construction. Applications will be made to the Construction Office. Such permits shall be issued at the direction of the Township Construction Official and shall be valid for a period of six (6) months, with one (1) extension for up to six (6) months to be granted in the discretion of

the Township Construction Official. Any additional application for extension beyond one (1) year must be made to the Township Council, who, in their discretion, may grant an additional extension. Temporary Construction Trailers. A temporary construction trailer may be at the site for the period of construction beginning with the issuance of a construction permit and concluding before the final certificate of occupancy is granted. Temporary Sales Trailers. A temporary sales trailer may be at the site for the period beginning with the posting of bonds for the project and concluding before a certificate of occupancy is granted (or the last certificate of occupancy in the case of a residential project). Removal of Trailers; Assessment for Non-Removal. When a permit for construction and/or sales trailer expires, the business, person or persons who applied for the permit must remove the trailer from the property within five (5) business days of such expiration. If a temporary construction or sales trailer remains on the property after the five (5) business days allowed for removal, the business person or persons shall be assessed, at the current tax rate, as if the trailers were permanent fixtures. Section 2 This Ordinance shall take effect after final passage and publication according to law. STATEMENT This Ordinance amends the Revised General Municipal Ordinances of the Township of Ewing to establishing a permitting procedure and fee for the use of temporary construction and/or sales trailers.

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