[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hamilton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-5-1994 by Ord. No. 1185-94]
No license or permit, including any renewal thereof, shall be issued to any person, persons or corporation who or which is either the owner of or the tenant of any lands and/or premises situate within the Township of Hamilton unless sufficient proof has been submitted to said Township of Hamilton that there are no delinquent property taxes or assessments outstanding upon the lands or premises upon which permission is sought for the issuance of said license or permit.
Notwithstanding § 207-1 herein, any owner or tenant may, in writing, request a waiver of the provisions of § 207-1 from the Township Committee based upon temporary financial hardship. In the event that the Township Committee determines that such financial hardship exists and there is reasonable justification for the hardship, the Township Committee may determine that a temporary license or permit shall be issued; subject, however, to the applicant providing assurance of payment of the delinquency within a reasonable period of time, not to exceed six months.
Upon payment by the licensee or permittee of all delinquent taxes or assessments on the property upon which the licensed activity or business is conducted, said license or permit shall thereafter be issued if there is no other basis for denial.
For purposes of this article, local real estate property taxes shall be considered delinquent when they have not been paid in a timely fashion, pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 54:4-66.
Sufficient proof of payment of said taxes shall be a receipt from the Tax Collector of the Township of Hamilton or any other properly authenticated document executed by the Tax Collector which declares that the local real property taxes and assessments on the real property in question are current.
The provisions of this article shall not apply to nor include any alcoholic beverage license or permit issued pursuant to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq.
The provisions of this article shall be read in conjunction with and shall in no manner supersede those provisions of the Township of Hamilton Developmental Ordinance embodying the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:55D-39(e) and N.J.S.A. 40:55D-65(h).