City of Camden, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Camden 12-9-1971 as Art. 8 of Ch. 13 of the Revised Ordinances. Section 570-7 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Department of Human Services — See Ch. 5

Licenses and business regulations — See Ch. 332.

§ 570-1
Definitions. 

§ 570-2
Registration required.  

§ 570-3
Information required in registration.  

§ 570-4
Registration card to be obtained and displayed.  

§ 570-5
Fees. 

§ 570-6
State regulations to remain in effect. 

§ 570-7
Violations and penalties. 

§ 570-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

BUREAU OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
The Bureau of Weights and Measures established within the Department of Human Services.
[Amended 8-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC-1766]
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
Any weight, measure, scale beam, patent balance, spring scale, streetyard, tape, counter measure, receptacle of any kind or any other instrument or apparatus and accessories connected therewith used in weighing or measuring any commodity, fluid or article of merchandise.

§ 570-2 Registration required.

[Amended 8-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC-1766]

No person shall use any weight or measure, as defined in § 570-1, in weighing or measuring any commodity, fluid or article of merchandise intended to be sold without first having such weight or measure registered with the Bureau of Weights and Measures in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.

§ 570-3 Information required in registration.

[Amended 8-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC-1766]

Any person registering any weight or measure shall furnish to the Bureau of Weights and Measures the following information in writing:

A. 

The name and address of the owner.

B. 

The location of the premises where the weight or measure is to be used and, if to be used on a vehicle, the location of the premises wherein the vehicle is stored.

C. 

The number, type and kind of weights and measures to be used in such premises or on such vehicle.

D. 

The character of the business conducted in such premises or on such vehicle.

§ 570-4 Registration card to be obtained and displayed.

[Amended 8-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC-1766]

Any person registering any weights or measures with the Bureau of Weights and Measures shall obtain from said Bureau a registration card, which shall be prominently displayed in a conspicuous place in the premises or on the vehicle where the registered weight or measure is used.

§ 570-5 Fees.

No fee shall be charged for registering any weight or measure.

§ 570-6 State regulations to remain in effect.

Nothing contained in this chapter shall be deemed to supersede any rule or regulation promulgated by the Division of Weights and Measures in the State Department of Law and Public Safety.

§ 570-7 Violations and penalties.

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

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both.