Township of Riverside, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Riverside 7-26-1967 by Ord. No. 1967-13 as Section 7:1 of the 1967 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Barbershops — See Ch. 114.

Gasoline stations — See Ch. 156.

Junk dealers and automobile establishments — See Ch. 170.

Food establishments — See Ch. 264.

§ 127-1
License required for certain businesses. 

§ 127-2
Application for license. 

§ 127-3
Issuance of license; display required. 

§ 127-4
Fees. 

§ 127-5
Violations and penalties. 

§ 127-1 License required for certain businesses.

It shall be unlawful for any person or persons or corporation to conduct any of the following kinds of business in the Township of Riverside, in the County of Burlington and State of New Jersey, without first obtaining a license as hereinafter provided:

A. 

Any lumber or coal yard, or store or place of business for the sale of meats, groceries and provisions, dry goods and merchandise and goods and chattels of every kind and description.

B. 

Any tailoring store or place of business, or business or establishment for cleaning, dyeing, altering or repairing garments and household articles, and establishments, shops or places of business for repairing boots and shoes.

C. 

Restaurants.

D. 

Places of business for the sale and distribution of motor fuel and automobile accessories.

E. 

Hair dressing, beauty shops and barbershops.

F. 

Laundries.

§ 127-2 Application for license.

All applications for license shall be in writing, signed by the applicant and presented to the Collector of Taxes. Said application shall give the name and residence of the applicant, the kind of business to be conducted and the location of the place or places where said business is to be conducted.

§ 127-3 Issuance of license; display required.

The Collector of Taxes shall issue to said applicant a license upon payment of said fee, which shall be effective until the first day of January next ensuing and may at the expiration thereof be renewed for further period of one year upon the payment of the same license fee. Said license shall be displayed in a conspicuous place in the store or business place of the person to whom it was issued.

§ 127-4 Fees.

A. 

The license fees to be paid hereunder, which are for the purpose of revenue, shall be as follows: the fees for mercantile licenses for stores for the sale of merchandise and other kinds of business, as hereinbefore enumerated, shall be the sum of $75 per annum; and when the renewal of said license is applied for, the renewal fee shall be $25 per annum. The fees shall be due and payable by January 1 of each year.

B. 

All license fees as herein provided shall be paid to the Collector of Taxes of said township and shall be retained by said Collector of Taxes in the Regular Collector Account and shall be turned over to the Treasurer at the end of each month.

§ 127-5 Violations and penalties.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.

Such person or persons violating any of the provisions of this chapter, during any year or part thereof, shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to one or more of the following: a fine not exceeding $1,000; a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days; or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.