NOW, THEREFORE, BE AND IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED, by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Asbury Park (the “City”), in the County of Monmouth and State of New Jersey, that Section 28-1, entitled “Administration,” of Chapter XXVIII, “Health Regulations,” of the “Code of the City of Asbury Park, New Jersey,” is hereby amended and supplemented in the following specific respects (additions are shown with underline; deletions are shown with strikeout):
28-1.5 Vital Statistics.
a. Marriages, civil unions, domestic partnerships, birth, deaths, and fetal deaths (stillbirths) shall be reported to the registrar of Vital Statitics of the City upon the forms supplied and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the New Jersey State Department of Health.
1. The local registrar, shall, upon request, supply to any applicant a certification or certified copy of the record of any birth, death, domestic partnership, marriage or civil union registered under the rules and regulations of the New Jersey State Department of Health for a fee of fifteen ($15.00) dollars.
2. Performance of Marriage or Civil Union Ceremony. There shall be a fee in the amount of seventy-five ($75.00) dollars for the Mayor or Deputy Mayor of the City of Asbury Park to perform a marriage or civil union ceremony. Such fee shall be deposited into the current fund, payable to the City of Asbury Park. Said funds shall then be disbursed by the City to the Mayor or Deputy Mayor, as appropriate, as compensation for the performance of the ceremony.
3. Correction of a Vital Record. There shall be a fee in the amount fifteen ($15.00) dollars for any correction requested of a vital record (birth, death or marriage certificates). If the correction requested was an error made by this City’s registrar’s office, the fee shall be waived.
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that all other Ordinances or parts of Ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistencies.
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the provisions of this Ordinance shall be severable. In the event that any portion of this Ordinance is found to be invalid for any reason by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall be limited in its effect only to the portion of the Ordinance actually adjudged invalid and shall not be deemed to affect the operation of any other portion thereof, which shall remain in full force and effect.
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that this Ordinance shall take effect upon final passage and publication in accordance with the law, following the required twenty (20) day period after adoption, as set forth in N.J.S.A. 40:69A-181(b).