The Brigantine City Hall glitch pertaining to a waterfront home that former City Manager / Public Safety Director Jim Barber discovered a few years back finally has some clarity.
Complaints of fraud, unjust enrichment, breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation were leveled at the (future) Councilman Andy Simpson in March 2011 over a home construction project located at 3 Sunset Court in Brigantine .
While three separate Brigantine City Hall departments missed this one, Title Insurance companies usually have 20/20 vision for stuff like this, as seen in the documents below.
The three departments that concurrently experienced the ‘glitch’ included the offices of Tax Assessor, Construction and Rental Inspections.
At a past council meeting, Former City Manager / Public Safety Director Jim Barber stated that this property was used or occupied without the required ‘C-O’ or Certificate of Occupancy. Fines of up to $2,000 per day were waived in this case.