2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:1-23 - Fees for approval of plans, specifications, buildings, or new work; computation; disposition
34:1-23. Fees for approval of plans, specifications, buildings, or new work; computation; disposition
The commissioner may charge a fee of not less than $15.00 nor more than $1,000.00 for issuing a certificate of approval of any plans or specifications, or both, required by law or regulation of the department to be submitted to him for approval.
In fixing the amount of such fees required by the preceding paragraph, the commissioner shall make the computation on the following basis: A fee of $15.00 for the first $15,000.00 of approved valuation or any part thereof, and thereafter $1.00 per $1,000.00 of approved valuation or part thereof, up to a maximum fee of $1,000.00. Before a valuation is submitted to the commissioner on a form for that and other purposes for approval, the commissioner may prepare or order to be prepared by the applicant an estimate of cost and the decision of the commissioner as to the proper amount to be considered the approved valuation for the work shall be final.
The commissioner may charge a fee of not less than $5.00 nor more than $20.00 for issuing a certificate of approval of (a) any building or premises or the occupancy of said building or premises coming under his jurisdiction, where such approval is required to be issued by him for a specific purpose by law or regulation of the department, or (b) new work performed in such building on recommendation of the commissioner; provided, that nothing contained herein shall be construed to decrease the amount of any fee provided for by any other statute or regulation of the department.
In fixing the amount of such fees provided for in the preceding paragraph the commissioner shall be governed by the amount of work and expense involved in the examination of such building.
Notwithstanding the provisions of any other general, local or special laws, all fees and moneys derived from the operation of this section shall be remitted to the State Treasurer and by him deposited in the General State Fund and the cost of administration of this section shall be included in the annual appropriation law.
Amended by L.1942, c. 234, p. 636, s. 1; L.1950, c. 39, p. 75, s. 1; L.1971, c. 154, s. 5, eff. May 20, 1971.
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