Borough of Netcong, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Netcong 8-14-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-10.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Towing — See Ch. 262.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 268.
[1]
Editor’s Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 255, Taxicabs, adopted 3-13-1984.

§ 255-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter. the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CRIME
A conviction of an act, the commission of which constitutes:
[Added 4-8-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-5]
A. 
A crime;
B. 
A disorderly persons offense or petty disorderly persons offense; or
C. 
A violation of any other penal statute, ordinance or regulation for which a monetary or other penalty is assessed by law.
LIMOUSINE
Any automobile or vehicle propelled by motor power engaged in the business of carrying passengers for hire and operating from private property, either by trip, hour or day, or longer period of time, and which does not solicit passengers for hire upon the public streets of the Borough. The term “limousine” shall also mean “autocab” as defined in N.J.S.A. 48:16-13.
PERSON
Includes any individual, partnership, association, corporation, joint-stock company or limited liability company, its lessees, trustees or receivers.
TAXICAB
Any automobile, taxicab or other vehicle propelled by motor power engaged in the business of transportation of passengers for hire or pay within the Borough, whether operated from stands in the street or only on telephone calls to garages or in any other manner. It is the intention of this chapter to include in the definition of “taxicabs” any motor-driven vehicle, other than stages, omnibuses and vehicles commonly called “jitneys,” which carries passengers for hire or pay for which public patronage is solicited and the owner of which holds himself out as a carrier of passengers.

§ 255-2 Types of licenses.

The following types of licenses are hereby established for the purposes of this chapter:
A. 
Taxicab owner’s license. Each person engaged in the taxicab business within the Borough shall obtain an individual license for the operation of said business.
B. 
Taxicab driver’s license. A license to drive shall be obtained by every individual who shall drive a taxicab which, under the terms of this chapter, is required to be licensed.
C. 
Limousine owner’s license. Each person engaged in the limousine business and utilizing the Borough as a principal place of business as expressed in N.J.S.A. 48:16-18 shall obtain an individual license for each limousine.
D. 
Limousine driver’s license. A valid license to drive shall be obtained by every individual who shall drive a limousine which, under the terms of this chapter, is required to be licensed.

§ 255-3 Taxicab owner’s license.

A. 
License required. It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the taxicab business within the Borough without first having obtained a license therefor as hereinafter provided.
B. 
Application for license.
(1) 
No taxicab owner’s license shall be issued for any vehicle required to be licensed until the owner files an application for a taxicab owner’s license setting forth the character of the vehicle proposed (including the VIN number) to be licensed, the correct name of the owner thereof, the residence or address of the principal office of such owner, a statement as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a crime, misdemeanor or violation of any municipal ordinance, the nature of the offense and the punishment or penalty assessed and a complete schedule of the fares proposed to be charged and such other facts as the Borough Council may require. The application for license shall be made in duplicate to the Borough Clerk on forms provided by the municipality.
(2) 
All applicants must execute the authorization by subject of request and privacy act notification area of Form SBI-212A or SBI-212B (request for criminal history record information for a noncriminal justice purpose) for a criminal history name search identification check pursuant to N.J.S.A. 53:1-20.5 et seq. In addition, the applicant must submit a cashier’s check, certified check or money order drawn on a United States bank in the amount of $15, payable to Division of State Police - SBI for the criminal history name search. If the applicant is a corporation, then this requirement shall apply to the officers in charge of the corporation. The fully executed form and the applicant’s check or money order must be submitted along with the application for a taxicab owner’s license.
C. 
Investigation of applicant. When the aforesaid application is properly filled out and signed by the applicant, the original and duplicate thereof shall be filed with the Borough Clerk; the Clerk shall refer the duplicate, the authorization by subject of request and privacy act notification and criminal history name search fee to the Borough Administrator, or his designee, who shall make, or cause to be made, such investigation of the applicant’s business responsibility and moral character as he deems necessary for the protection of the public good. The duplicate shall be kept on file in the Police Department upon completion of the investigation. The investigation shall include a criminal history name search identification check pursuant to N.J.S.A. 53:1-20.5 et seq. The criminal history check shall be kept confidential. For the purposes of this check, the Netcong Borough Police Department is hereby authorized to have access to the criminal history record information file through the State Bureau of Investigation.
[Amended 9-10-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-14]
(1) 
As a result of such investigation, the Borough Administrator, or his designee, shall note on the application his/her recommendation and his/her reasons therefor and return the application to the Borough Clerk. Such recommendation shall be returned to the Borough Clerk within 10 days of the Police Department’s receipt of the duplicate application.
(a) 
Any recommendation by the Borough Administrator, or his designee, that a license should not be issued to the applicant shall be based on one or more of the following findings with respect to the applicant:
[1] 
Conviction of a crime adverse to the operation of a taxicab or limousine. In determining whether a conviction relates adversely to the operation of a taxicab or limousine, the following factors shall be considered:
[a] 
Nature of the taxicab or limousine business.
[b] 
Nature and seriousness of the crime.
[c] 
Circumstances under which the crime occurred.
[d] 
Date of the crime.
[e] 
Age of the person when the crime was committed.
[f] 
Whether the crime was an isolated or repeated incident.
[g] 
Social conditions which may have contributed to the crime.
[h] 
Any evidence of rehabilitation.
[2] 
Unethical business practices adverse to the operation of a taxicab or limousine.
[3] 
Conclusive evidence that the applicant has within four months of the application been addicted to the habitual use of drugs or intoxicating liquors.
(b) 
In the absence of such findings, the Borough Administrator, or his designee, shall recommend that the license be granted.
(2) 
The Borough Clerk shall present the completed application to the Borough Council, which shall, at the next regularly scheduled public meeting after receipt of the recommendation of the Borough Administrator, or his designee, determine, based on the recommendation of the Police Department and application of the factors set forth above, whether the license shall issue.
D. 
Approval of application. The Borough Clerk shall not issue any taxicab owner’s license until the application therefor is approved by the Borough Council and the conditions precedent to the issuance of the license as set out in this chapter are complied with. Where a taxicab owner’s license has previously been issued, the approval of the Borough Council shall not be required as a condition for issuance of additional vehicle licenses. Prior to placing each additional vehicle into service, the owner must amend its license application setting forth the character of the vehicle proposed to be licensed and such other facts as the Borough may require.
E. 
License fee. The annual fee for a taxicab owner’s license shall be $50 for the first vehicle and $25 for each additional vehicle.
F. 
License term. All taxicab owner’s licenses shall expire on December 31 following the date of issue and shall be renewed annually on or before January 1.
G. 
Posting of license. Each taxicab owner’s license issued shall bear a number and shall state the name of the person to whom it is issued. It shall briefly describe the vehicle licensed and indicate the motor vehicle license number. Each license shall be signed by the Borough Clerk and shall have the Borough Seal affixed thereto. The license shall be placed in a conspicuous location in the taxicab at or near the license of the operator of the cab.
H. 
Transfer of owner’s license. The taxicab owner’s license may be transferred from one vehicle to another belonging to the same owner, only after an application in writing has been submitted and approval has been granted by the Borough Clerk and payment has been made to the Borough Clerk of a transfer fee of $15. All applications for transfer shall be made on forms to be furnished by the Borough and shall be accompanied by the transfer fee.
I. 
Inspections of vehicles. No taxicab owner’s license shall be issued for any vehicle which is not currently registered and inspected by the State of New Jersey.
J. 
Liability insurance. No taxicab owner’s license shall be issued for any vehicle required to be licensed until there is submitted to the Borough Attorney and approved by him as to both form and sufficiency and filed with the Borough Clerk, at the time application for a license is applied for, an insurance policy with the premium prepaid thereon issued by an insurance company duly licensed to transact business under the laws of the State of New Jersey in the sum of $250,000 against loss from liability imposed by law upon such owner for damages on amount of bodily injury or death suffered by one person; and in the sum of $500,000 against loss from liability imposed by law upon such owner for damages on account of bodily injury or death suffered by more than one person as a result of an accident occurring by reason of the ownership, maintenance or use of the vehicle so licensed within the Borough; and the sum of $50,000 against loss from liability imposed by law upon such owner for property damage suffered by any person as a result of an accident occurring by reason of ownership, maintenance or use of the vehicle so licensed. The operator of each taxicab shall be covered by the insurance requirements herein referred to. All taxicab owners’ licenses shall be effective and operative only as long as such insurance policy or policies remain in full force and effect.
K. 
Maintenance of records. The owner-licensee shall keep and maintain records of all trips for a period of at least six months, which records shall at all times be subject to inspection and audit by the Borough Council.
L. 
Additional rules and regulations. The Borough Council may, by resolution, make such rules and regulations in relation to the operation of taxicabs and the conduct of the operators thereof as it may determine to be necessary and proper in the best interests of the Borough. A certified copy of any such resolution shall be forwarded to all licensees within 10 days following adoption.

§ 255-4 Taxicab driver’s license.

A. 
License required. No person shall drive any public hack, taxicab, automobile or other vehicle used for the transportation of passengers for hire unless such person shall have a license issued for such purpose pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.
B. 
Application for driver’s license.
(1) 
No taxicab driver’s license shall be issued to any person until such person has filed an application in writing setting forth his full name, his place of residence, age, proof of his physical ability to operate a taxicab and certification as to his good moral character, which shall include disclosure of convictions of any crime, misdemeanor or violation of any municipal ordinance, the nature of the offense and the punishment or penalty assessed. The application for a driver’s license shall be made in duplicate to the Borough Clerk on forms provided by the municipality.
(2) 
All applicants must execute the authorization by subject of request and privacy act notification area of Form SBI-212A or SBI-212B (request for criminal history record information for a noncriminal justice purpose) for a criminal history name search identification check pursuant to N.J.S.A. 53:1-20.5 et seq. In addition, the applicant must submit a cashier’s check, certified check or money order drawn on a United States bank in the amount of $15, payable to Division of State Police - SBI for the criminal history name search. The fully executed form and the applicant’s check or money order must be submitted along with the application for a taxicab driver’s license.
C. 
Photograph required. Each applicant for a taxicab driver’s license shall submit with his application therefor two recent photographs of himself approximately 1 1/2 inches by 1 1/2 inches in size. One of the photographs shall be permanently attached to the application, and the other photograph shall be affixed to the license so that it cannot be removed.
D. 
Age requirements. No taxicab driver’s license shall be issued to any person unless he is at least 20 years of age and has had at least one year of licensed driving experience.
E. 
Fee. The fee for a taxicab driver's license shall be $20.
F. 
Issuance of license. Upon receipt by the Borough Clerk of an application for a taxicab driver’s license, the duplicate thereof, the authorization by subject of request and privacy act notification and the criminal history name search fee shall be forwarded to the Borough Administrator, or his designee, who shall determine whether or not the applicant is duly licensed by the State of New Jersey to operate a motor vehicle and qualified to operate a taxicab, that he is able to read, write and speak the English language, that he is of good moral character and that he has knowledge of the traffic regulations of the State of New Jersey and of the Borough. The Borough Administrator, or his designee, shall also cause the applicant to be fingerprinted and a criminal history check to be completed. Upon the making of such an inquiry by the Borough Administrator, or his designee, and the completion thereof, he shall recommend to the Borough Council the approval or disapproval of the application for such license. The investigation and recommendation of the Police Department shall be made in accordance with the guidelines set forth in § 255-3C. The Borough Clerk shall present the completed application, along with the recommendation of the Police Department as to whether the license shall issue, at the next regularly scheduled public meeting. If the Borough Council so directs, the Borough Clerk shall issue the license to the applicant.
[Amended 9-10-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-14]
G. 
Term of license; renewals. All taxicab drivers’ licenses issued under this chapter shall be for a period of one year commencing on January 1 and expiring on December 31. Renewals for drivers’ licenses shall be made on or before January 1 of each year.
H. 
Display of license. Every holder of a taxicab driver’s license shall have such license, with the photograph attached, openly, clearly and conspicuously exhibited in the vehicle he is driving, which is to be placed next to the owner’s license.
I. 
Receipt for fares. Every taxicab driver shall, when requested. give a passenger a receipt for the fare paid.

§ 255-5 Refusal to carry orderly passengers prohibited.

No driver of any licensed taxicab shall refuse or neglect to carry in his taxicab any orderly person upon request unless the driver is previously engaged.

§ 255-6 Exceptions.

The requirements of this chapter shall not apply to a taxicab owner or taxicab operator duly licensed by another municipality while such taxicab is being operated in the Borough solely for the purpose of delivering to a destination or destinations within the Borough a passenger or passengers picked up by the taxicab at a point or points outside of the Borough.

§ 255-7 Limousine owner’s license.

A. 
License required. It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the limousine business utilizing the Borough as a principal place of business without first having obtained a license therefor as hereinafter provided.
B. 
Application for license.
(1) 
No limousine owner’s license shall be issued for any vehicle required to be licensed until the owner files an application for a limousine owner’s license setting forth the character of the vehicle proposed (including VIN number) to be licensed, the correct name of the owner and all majority shareholders thereof, the residence or address of the principal place of business of such owner, a statement as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a crime, misdemeanor or violation of any municipal ordinance, the nature of the offense and the punishment or penalty assessed and a complete schedule of the rates proposed to be charged and such other facts as the Borough Council may require. The application for license shall be made in duplicate to the Borough Clerk on forms provided by the municipality.
(2) 
All applicants must execute the authorization by subject of request and privacy act notification area of Form SBI-212A or SBI-212B (request for criminal history record information for a noncriminal justice purpose) for a criminal history name search identification check pursuant to N.J.S.A. 53:1-20.5 et seq. In addition, the applicant must submit a cashier’s check, certified check or money order drawn on a United States bank in the amount of $15, payable to Division of State Police - SBI for the criminal history name search. If the applicant is a corporation, then this requirement shall apply to the officers in charge of the corporation. The fully executed form and the applicant’s check or money order must be submitted along with the application for a limousine owner’s license.
(3) 
Where a limousine owner’s license has previously been issued, the approval of the Borough Council shall not be required as a condition for issuance of additional vehicle licenses.
C. 
Investigation of applicant. When the aforesaid application is properly filled out and signed by the applicant, the original and duplicate thereof shall be filed with the Borough Clerk; the Clerk shall refer the duplicate, the authorization by subject of request and privacy act notification and the criminal history name search fee to the Borough Administrator, or his designee, who shall make, or cause to be made, such investigation of the applicant’s business responsibility and moral character as he deems necessary for the protection of the public good. The duplicate shall be kept on file in the Police Department upon completion of the investigation. The investigation shall include a criminal history name search identification check pursuant to N.J.S.A. 53:1-20.5 et seq. The criminal history check shall be kept confidential. For the purposes of this check, the Netcong Borough Police Department is hereby authorized to have access to the criminal history record information file through the State Bureau of Investigation.
[Amended 9-10-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-14]
(1) 
As a result of such investigation, the Borough Administrator, or his designee, shall note on the application his recommendation and his reasons therefor and return the application to the Borough Clerk. Such recommendation shall be returned to the Borough Clerk within 10 days of the Police Department’s receipt of the duplicate application.
(a) 
Any recommendation by the Borough Administrator, or his designee, that a license should not be issued to the applicant shall be based on one or more of the following findings with respect to the applicant:
[1] 
Conviction of a crime adverse to the operation of a taxicab or limousine. In determining whether a conviction relates adversely to the operation of a taxicab or limousine, the following factors shall be considered:
[a] 
Nature of the taxicab or limousine business.
[b] 
Nature and seriousness of the crime.
[c] 
Circumstances under which the crime occurred.
[d] 
Date of the crime.
[e] 
Age of the person when the crime was committed.
[f] 
Whether the crime was an isolated or repeated incident.
[g] 
Social conditions which may have contributed to the crime.
[h] 
Any evidence of rehabilitation.
[2] 
Unethical business practices adverse to the operation of a taxicab or limousine.
[3] 
Conclusive evidence that the applicant has within four months of the application been addicted to the habitual use of drugs or intoxicating liquors.
(b) 
In the absence of such findings, the Borough Administrator, or his designee, shall recommend that the license be granted.
(2) 
The Borough Clerk shall present the completed application to the Borough Council, who shall, at the next regularly scheduled public meeting after receipt of the recommendation of the Borough Administrator, or his designee, determine, based on the recommendation of the Police Department and application of the factors set forth in § 255-7C(1), whether the license shall issue.
D. 
Approval of application. The Borough Clerk shall not issue any limousine owner’s license until the application therefor is approved by the Borough Council and the applicant has demonstrated satisfactory compliance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 48:16-13 to 48:16-22 and with all other conditions precedent to issuance of the license set forth in this chapter.
E. 
License fee. The annual fee for a limousine owner’s license shall be $50 for the first vehicle and $25 for each additional vehicle. Each such vehicle used as a limousine shall be licensed separately.
F. 
License term. All limousine owner’s licenses shall expire on December 31 following the date of issue and shall be renewed annually on or before January 1.
G. 
Posting of license. Each limousine owner’s license issued shall bear a number and shall state the name of the person to whom it is issued. It shall briefly describe the vehicle licensed and indicate the motor vehicle license number. It shall state the name of the company supplying insurance coverage, the policy number and the name, address and telephone number of the insurance agent. Each license shall be signed by the Borough Clerk and shall have the Borough Seal affixed thereto. The license shall be placed in a conspicuous location in the limousine.
H. 
Liability insurance. No limousine owner’s license shall be issued for any vehicle required to be licensed until there is submitted to the Borough Attorney and approved by him as to both form and sufficiency and filed with the Borough Clerk, at the time of application for a license, an insurance policy with the premium prepaid thereon issued by an insurance company duly licensed to transact business under the laws of the State of New Jersey in the sum of $250,000 against loss from liability imposed by law upon such owner for damages on account of bodily injury or death suffered by one person; and in the sum of $500,000 against loss from liability imposed by law upon such owner for damages on account of bodily injury or death suffered by more than one person as a result of an accident occurring by reason of the ownership, maintenance or use of the vehicle so licensed within the Borough; and the sum of $50,000 against loss from liability imposed by law upon such owner for property damage suffered by any person as a result of an accident occurring by reason of ownership, maintenance or use of the vehicle so licensed. The driver of each limousine shall be covered by the insurance requirements herein referred to. All limousine owners’ licenses shall be effective and operative only as long as such insurance policy or policies remain in force and effect.
I. 
Transfer of limousine owner’s license. Limousine owners’ licenses may be transferred from one vehicle to another belonging to the same owner only after an application in writing has been submitted and approval has been granted by the Borough Clerk and payment has been made to the Borough Clerk of a transfer fee of $15. All applications for transfers shall be made on forms to be furnished by the Borough and shall be accompanied by the transfer fee.
J. 
Inspection of vehicles. No limousine owner’s license shall be issued for any vehicle which is not currently registered and inspected in the State of New Jersey.
K. 
Additional rules and regulations. The Borough Council may, by resolution, make such rules and regulations in relation to the operation of limousines and the conduct of operators thereof as it may determine to be necessary and proper in the best interests of the Borough. A certified copy of any such resolution shall be forwarded to all licensees within 10 days following adoption.

§ 255-8 Limousine driver’s license.

A. 
License required. It shall be unlawful for any person to drive a limousine unless such person shall have a license issued for such purpose pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.
B. 
Application for driver’s license.
(1) 
No limousine driver’s license shall be issued to any person until such person has filed an application in writing setting forth his full name, his place of residence, age, proof of his physical ability to operate a limousine and certification as to his good moral character, which shall include disclosure of convictions of any crime, misdemeanor or violation of any municipal ordinance, the nature of the offense and the punishment or penalty assessed. The application for a driver’s license shall be made in duplicate to the Borough Clerk on forms provided by the municipality.
(2) 
All applicants must execute the authorization by subject of request and privacy act notification area of Form SBI-212A or SBI-212B (request for criminal history record information for a noncriminal justice purpose) for a criminal history name search identification check pursuant to N.J.S.A. 53:1-20.5 et seq. In addition, the applicant must submit a cashier’s check, certified check or money order drawn on a United States bank in the amount of $15, payable to Division of State Police - SBI for the criminal history name search. The fully executed form and the applicant’s check or money order must be submitted along with the application for a limousine driver’s license.
C. 
Photograph required. Each applicant for a limousine driver’s license shall submit with his application therefor two recent photographs of himself approximately 1 1/2 inches by 1 1/2 inches in size. One of the photographs shall be permanently attached to the application, and the other photograph shall be affixed to the license so that it cannot be removed.
D. 
Age requirements. No limousine driver’s license shall be issued to any person unless he is at least 20 years of age and has had at least one year of driving experience.
E. 
Fee. The fee for a limousine driver’s license shall be $20.
F. 
Issuance of license. Upon receipt by the Borough Clerk of an application for a limousine driver’s license, the duplicate thereof, the authorization by subject of request and privacy act notification and the criminal history name search fee shall be forwarded to the Borough Administrator, or his designee, who shall determine whether or not the applicant is duly licensed by the State of New Jersey to operate a motor vehicle and physically qualified to operate a limousine, that he is able to read, write and speak the English language, that he is of good moral character and that he has knowledge of the traffic regulations of the State of New Jersey and of the Borough. The Borough Administrator, or his designee, shall also cause the applicant to be fingerprinted and a criminal history check to be completed. Upon the making of such an inquiry by the Borough Administrator, or his designee, and the completion thereof, he shall recommend to the Borough Council the approval or disapproval of the application for such license. The investigation and recommendation of the Borough Administrator, or his designee, shall be made in accordance with the guidelines set forth in § 255-7C. The Borough Clerk shall present the completed application, along with the recommendation of the Police Department as to whether the license shall issue, at the next regularly scheduled public meeting. If the Borough Council so directs, the Borough Clerk shall issue the license to the applicant.
[Amended 9-10-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-14]
G. 
Term of license; renewals. All limousine drivers’ licenses issued under this chapter shall be for a period of one year commencing on January 1 and expiring on December 31. Renewals for drivers’ licenses shall be made on or before January 1 of each year.
H. 
Display of license. Every holder of a limousine drivers’ license shall have such license, with the photograph attached, openly, clearly and conspicuously exhibited in the vehicle he is driving, which is to be placed next to the owner’s license.
I. 
Receipt for fares. Every limousine driver shall, when requested, give a passenger a receipt for the fare paid.

§ 255-9 Suspension and revocation.

A. 
Any license issued in accordance with the terms of this chapter may be refused or any license issued may be revoked or a renewal thereof refused by the Borough Council after notice and hearing for any of the following causes:
(1) 
If the license holder or applicant for any license has been convicted of a crime in this or any other jurisdiction, of being a disorderly person in this or any other jurisdiction, of a violation of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey or of a violation of any provision of this chapter.
(2) 
If the license holder or applicant has any judgment unsatisfied of record against him arising out of an automobile accident.
(3) 
If the license holder or applicant has failed to or fails to render reasonably prompt, safe and adequate taxicab or limousine service.
(4) 
If the license holder or applicant has failed to comply with all laws of the State of New Jersey or ordinances of the Borough or rules and regulations regarding the ownership and operation of taxicabs or limousines.
B. 
Any contemplated hearing shall be held within 15 days following an order of suspension and upon notice, which notice shall set forth the reasons for the proposed revocation or suspension.

§ 255-9.1 Power of attorney.

[Added 4-8-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-5; amended 3-9-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-3]
A. 
No taxicab owner's license shall be issued until the applicant therefor shall have delivered to said Borough Clerk, concurrently with the filing of the applicant's insurance policy, a power of attorney executed by said applicant therein and whereby said applicant shall appoint the Chief Financial Officer of the Borough of Netcong his, her or its true and lawful attorney for the purpose of acknowledging service of any process out of a court of competent jurisdiction to be served against the insured by virtue of the indemnity granted under the insurance policy filed, and any license for a taxicab issued upon any such application shall continue effective, and the operation of any taxicab thereunder shall be permitted, only so long as said power of attorney shall remain in effect and unrevoked.
B. 
No limousine owner's license shall be issued until the applicant therefor shall have delivered to said Borough Clerk, concurrently with the filing of the applicant's insurance policy, a copy of the power of attorney executed by said applicant and filed with the Division of Motor Vehicles wherein and whereby the applicant shall appoint the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles his, her or its true and lawful attorney for the purpose of acknowledging service of any process out of a court of competent jurisdiction to be served against the insured by virtue of the indemnity granted under the insurance policy filed, and any license for a limousine issued upon any such application shall continue effective, and the operation of any limousine thereunder shall be permitted, only so long as said power of attorney shall remain in effect and unrevoked.

§ 255-10 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 3-9-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-3; 8-10-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-20]
Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to such penalties as are provided for in Article I of Chapter 1 of the Code of the Borough of Netcong.