204-13. Construction Plan Review   

PLAN REVIEW & SUBMITTAL- Submission to the Fire Official having jurisdiction shall include any plans submitted to the Planning Board or Board of Adjustment for the development, construction or improvement of properties. The Fire Official shall submit requirements to the Applicant, Planning or Zoning Board of Adjustment prior to the applicant’s Board hearing. The township's engineering firm in conjunction with the Fire Official plan review requirements, shall conduct a site inspection before a permit is closed for compliance and issued a Certificate of Occupancy by the Construction Official.

Plans submitted to the Fire Official shall include one set full construction plans that include building, fire, plumbing, mechanical, utility drawings and two sets of site plan. Site plans shall include, but not be limited to, to-scale plans of the site, location and size of fire lanes, zones, water mains, drafting locations, fire hydrants, fire department connections exterior drives, fire protection equipment, doorways, use of rooms, high hazard materials, and utility controls.

Any Administrative approval by the planning board for alterations, additions, to a previously approved site plan, shall be forwarded to the Fire Official for review, recommendations, and approval prior to planning issuing their approval

FIRE HYDRANTS-.The Fire Official having jurisdiction shall approve fire hydrant locations and quantity. At minimum, hydrants shall be spaced so that the traveled distance between hydrants does not exceed 500 linear feet. Fire hydrants shall comply with Jackson Twp. Municipal Utility Authority rules and regulation specifications specified by the Authority. Fire hydrant barrels shall be painted silver and the cap and bonnet shall comply with NFPA standards based on water flow. Fire hydrants located on dry water systems shall be entirely painted black 

SITE PLAN FEE- Each applicant shall pay the following fees to the Bureau of Fire Safety for review of any site or subdivision plans $75 for the review of any site plan or subdivision. In addition, where any site plan is resubmitted for review, an additional fee of $35 shall be payable upon any such resubmission. Variance site plan review fee shall be $25.00.