Was the subject lot/property created by Subdivision Approval within the last 20 years?
Is the property located within a Special Flood Hazard Zone?
Is the property situated with 50' of any ponds, streams, brooks, marshes, river, lakes, bogs, ditches, creeks, swamps, etc. or other low lying areas?
Does the property contain any easements, right-of-way or other restrictions?
Does the proposed work require approval from the planning Board or Board of Adjustment for a variance, site plan, subdivision?
Is the property located within 300 ft. of the mean high water line or any area regulated by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection?
Is the property located in the 100-year floodplain?
Finished floor elevation, garage floor elevation (at overhead doors & at rear of garage), crawlspace floor elevation, and basement floor elevation are provided where applicable.
Spot elevations along edges of pool (corners) and patio.
Provide construction details for sidewalk, curb, drives, driveway apron, retaining walls & drywells, etc.
Zoning chart providing bulk zoning requirements provided on the plan indicating required, existing, and proposed information, including lot area and existing & proposed impervious coverage in square feet. Each impervious coverage item must be listed separately in square feet. Impervious cover includes all walks, driveways, buildings, patios, walls, pads, decks and stone areas for grading plans and drywell sizing.
Sufficient existing and proposed spot elevations and contours are provided for the subject property as well as adjacent properties (minimum 25 ft. overlap) to identify existing drainage patterns. Spot elevations are provided on the property, at building corners, along property lines, at property corners, 25 ft. overlap onto adjacent properties, curb, gutters, top and bottom wall, etc. Failure to provide overlapping topographic data including spot elevations may result in the denial of the application. Contours at 1 (one) foot intervals are provided and vertical datum indicated on plan.
Architectural plans, including cabanas and storage buildings are provided (at a minimum, the foundation and first floor plans need to be provided, along with elevation views). Dimensions of buildings must be shown on the Grading Plan.
A minimum of 2% pitch away from all building foundations is provided. Swales are labeled and include spot elevations and highpoints. Proposed site grading will not negatively affect adjacent properties.
A drywell must be provided for all projects to mitigate increases in impervious cover. Roof leaders must be piped to proposed drywell or runoff collected via yard grates and piping per applicable design. Locations of drywells, downspouts, pipe sizes, pipe slopes and inverts, and grates must be provided. A drywell detail must be provided along with supporting drainage calculations and a permeability test to confirm proper sizing. Drywell must be sufficiently sized to store 1.25 inches times the net-increased impervious area. Clean stone has an acceptable void ratio of 0.30. Locations of yard grates must also be shown on the plan, where applicable.
Location of Pool filters and equipment, and screened from view. Location of Pool backwash discharge.
Grading plan is entitled “Grading Plan” and prepared, signed & sealed by a NJ Licensed Professional Engineer.
For construction of in-ground swimming pools the grading plan must include:
Drywell provided to mitigate net-increase in impervious coverage.
Indicated existing and proposed utility connections, including water, gas, sewer & electric.
Existing boundary, location and topographic survey information is prepared by a NJ Licensed Land Surveyor and duly referenced on the grading plan. Copies submitted shall be signed & sealed accordingly.
Limit of disturbance, silt fence location, and a silt fence detail provided on the plan, including seeding & stabilization notes. Notes provided regarding seeding and stabilization. Limit of disturbance line includes utility trenching in roadway. Note provided that “silt fencing to be placed around the area of disturbance and left in place until the property is permanently stabilized.”
Details for Retaining Walls shall be provided for proposed walls. Walls greater than 3 feet in height shall include structural / stability calculations prepared, signed and sealed by a NJ Licensed Professional Engineer.
Delineation of pool fence enclosure, including type, height, and provide safety latch.
A copy of the Freehold Soil Conservation District approval, (for projects disturbing 5,000 sq. ft. or more) or exemption letter is provided.
Attached PDF of Grading Plan w/Topography & Applicable Details. Submittal Shall Include Signed & Sealed Letter From the Professional Engineer Listing the Plans and Dates of the Respective Sheets with Statement that the Submitted Plan is the Official Set for the Referenced Project.
Attached PDF of Pool Plan and/or Architectural Plans (Foundation, Elevations & Floor Plans).
Attached PDF of Topographic As-built Survey at Completion of Project.
Attached Drywell Certification Form and Color Photos of Entire Infiltration System at Time of As-Built Review.
Attached Supporting Documentation & Other Agency Approvals, i.e. Drainage Calculations, Reports, Planning & Zoning Board Resolutions, Related Letter & Plans, NJDEP Permits, Monmouth County Planning Board, Freehold Soil Conservation District.