N.J. Admin. Code § 7:22-3.30 - Project performance

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Within 30 days of the actual date of initiation of operation of the project, the recipient shall, in writing, notify the Department.
(b) On the date one year after the initiation of operation, the recipient shall certify to the Department the performance record of the project. If the Department or the recipient concludes that the project does not meet the environmental infrastructure facilities' performance standards as specified in the Fund loan agreement, the recipient shall submit the following:
1. A corrective action report which includes an analysis of the cause of the project's failure to meet the performance standards and an estimate of the nature, scope and cost of the corrective action necessary to bring the project into compliance;
2. The schedule for undertaking in a timely manner the corrective action necessary to bring the project into compliance; and
3. The scheduled date for certifying to the Department that the project is meeting the specified performance standards.
(c) The recipient shall take corrective action necessary to bring a project into compliance with the specified performance standards at its own expense.
(d) Nothing in this section:
1. Prohibits a recipient from requiring more assurances, guarantees, or indemnity or other contractual requirements from any party performing project work; or
2. Affects the Department's right to take remedial action, including enforcement, against a recipient that fails to carry out its obligations.
(e) At a minimum, unless further specified, the project performance standards for wastewater treatment facilities consist of the effluent discharge limitations in the NJPDES permit (if applicable), the construction standards identified in N.J.A.C. 7:14A-22, Treatment Works Approvals, Sewer Bans, Sewer Ban Exemptions, N.J.A.C. 7:14A-23, Technical Requirements for Treatment Works Approval Applications and the design criteria in the Department-approved Engineer's Technical Design Report submitted by the local government unit for the project, including the quantity of excessive infiltration and inflow which the project is designed to eliminate. The project performance standards for water supply projects consist of N.J.A.C. 7:10-11, Standards for the Construction of Public Community Water Systems, or N.J.A.C. 7:10-12, Standards for the Construction of Public Noncommunity Water Systems and Nonpublic Water Systems, as applicable. The project performance standards for landfill closure facilities consist of the landfill's approved Closure and Post-Closure Plan submitted in accordance with 7:26-2A.9. The project performance standards for new landfill facilities consist of the solid waste facility permit issued pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:26-2. The project performance standards for remedial action activities consist of the Technical Requirements for Site Remediation, N.J.A.C. 7:26E, approved by the Department. The project performance standards for well sealing projects consist of N.J.A.C. 7:9D.


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:22-3.30
Amended by R.1992 d.42, effective 1/21/1992.
See: 23 New Jersey Register 3282(a), 24 New Jersey Register 246(a).
"Assistant Director" replaced by "Department"; new (e) added.
Amended by R.1998 d.407, effective 8/3/1998.
See: 30 New Jersey Register 1144(a), 30 New Jersey Register 2863(a).
In (b), substituted "environmental infrastructure" for "wastewater treatment"; and rewrote (e).
Amended by R.2000 d.284, effective 7/3/2000.
See: 32 New Jersey Register 363(a), 32 New Jersey Register 2426(b).
In (e), added the third through sixth sentences.
Amended by R.2006 d.22, effective 1/3/2006.
See: 37 N.J.R. 2645(a), 38 N.J.R. 139(a).
In (e), added references to N.J.A.C. 7:14A-22 and 23 to the list of project performance standards; amended the N.J.A.C. reference in the last sentence.

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