|2007 Ordinances of Wantage Township|
Ordinance No. 2007-11 Defeated - Not Adopted
AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF OUTDOOR FURNACES
WHEREAS,the Wantage Township Committee believes it is in the best interest of the Township to provide guidelines for the installation and use of outdoor furnaces.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Committee of the Township of Wantage, that Chapter 8-3 of the Code of the Township of Wantage is hereby added:
Section 1. §8-3.1 shall read as follows:
§8-3.1 – Definitions.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Furnace: a self-contained unit, furnace or boiler designed
to provide heating to a building or structure, which unit is located
outside of that building or structure.
§8-3.2 – Location and Use Restrictions.
Section 3. §8-3.3 shall read as follows:
§8-3.3 – Compliance with other regulations.
All outdoor furnaces must comply with all other county, state or federal guidelines for the same.
Section 4. §8-3.4 shall read as follows:
§8-3.4 – Seasonal Use.
Outdoor furnaces may only be used from October 1st to April 15th of each year as listed in the Property Maintenance Section, PM 602.2.1..
Section 5. §8-3.5 shall read as follows:
§8-3.5 – Permitted required; Fee.
Any resident wishing to install an outdoor furnace must secure a permit form the Code Enforcement Officer of the Township of Wantage and a copy of the regulations from the Township of Wantage. The permit fees will be established from time to time by the Township Committee which will be in the minimum amount of $25 per unit. Residents will need to obtain a Zoning Permit for the location of the furnace/boiler on the property and a Construction Permit for the installation of the furnace/boiler and piping.
Section 6. §8-3.6 shall read as follows:
§8-3.6 – Violations and Penalties.
Any person, firm, partnership, corporation or entity violating any provision
of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to the penalties set
forth in Chapter 1, Article 3 of the Code of the Township of Wantage.
§8-3.7 – Complaints.
Any resident who has secured a permit to install an outdoor furnace in doing so will also be agreeing to allow the Town Code Enforcement Officer or any other person designated by the Township to inspect the outdoor furnace if a complaint is filed in writing relative to a violation of this chapter.
Section 8. Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances or resolutions inconsistent or in opposition to the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed in their entirety.
Section 9. Severability. If any provision of this ordinance or the application of this ordinance to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected and shall remain in full force and effect.
Section 10. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall take effect after publication and passage according to law.
TAKE NOTICE that the above entitled ordinance was introduced at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Township Committee of the Township of Wantage, County of Sussex, New Jersey, held on August 9, 2007, and will be considered for final passage after public hearing at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Township Committee to be held on September 13, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Route 23, Wantage, New Jersey. During the preceding week, copies of the ordinance will be made available at the Clerk's office in the Municipal Building to members of the general public.