Borough of Highland Park, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Highland Park by Ord. No. 343 (§ 4-15 of the 1987 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 296-1 License required.

[Amended 2-7-1989 by Ord. No. 1178]
It shall be unlawful for any person to hold himself out to the public as a phrenologist, sometimes called "craniologist," or to practice phrenology or craniology, for gain or profit within the Borough, without first obtaining a license therefor.

§ 296-2 Application.

Application for such license to practice phrenology or craniology shall be made on blanks to be supplied by the Borough Clerk, and the license fee shall be the sum of $250 per annum.

§ 296-3 Location of business.

[Amended 2-7-1989 by Ord. No. 1178]
Any license granted pursuant to this chapter shall designate the place at which the licensee shall conduct such business. The licensee shall not conduct such occupation at any place other than that designated in the license, unless the Borough Council, upon written application therefor, shall permit the transfer thereof to another place.

§ 296-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 2-7-1989 by Ord. No. 1178]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as set forth in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article III, General Penalty.

§ 296-5 Revocation or suspension of license.

Any licensee, hereunder, who shall use or pretend to use any skill in physiognomy or palmistry, or who shall pretend to tell destinies or fortunes, or who shall violate any state statute or Borough ordinance in conducting the business of phrenologist or craniologist shall be liable to the suspension or forfeiture of the license hereunder, after hearing and conviction before the Borough Council. Notice of such hearing shall be served upon the licensee personally, or left at the place designated in the license for conducting the business licensed, at least five days before the date of hearing designating the time and place of hearing and specifying the charges made against the licensee hereunder. At such hearing the licensee may appear in person or by counsel, shall have the right to-cross examine the witnesses supporting the charges and may introduce evidence in contradiction thereof.