Township of Bloomfield, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Bloomfield Council 11-19-1962 as Ch. 16 of the 1962 Code (Ch. 166 of the 1987 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Licensed occupations — See Ch. 339, Art. II.
Land development — See Ch. 315.
Public health nuisances (Board of Health) — See Ch. 640.
No person shall engage in the business of keeping a junk shop or other business involving the storage and sale of old metals, rags or bottles or the wrecking of old automobiles without first obtaining from the Township Council a license for conducting such business.
A. 
The license required by the preceding section shall be issued by the Township Clerk to the applicant after approval by the Township Council and upon payment of the license fee, as provided in the following section.
B. 
Such license shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the place of business of the licensee.
[Amended 11-15-1976; 10-1-1991; 12-1-2003 by Ord. No. 03-47]
The fee for the license required by § 313-1 shall be $200 per year and shall be paid to the Township Clerk. Such license shall expire on December 31 next after its issuance and may be revoked for just cause by the Township Council.
No person shall carry on the business or act in the capacity of a junkman, junk dealer or rag picker without first obtaining from the Township Council a license therefor.
A. 
The license required by the preceding section shall be issued by the Township Clerk after approval by the Township Council and upon payment of the license fee, as provided in the following section, by the applicant.
B. 
Such license may be revoked by the Council for just cause.
[Amended 11-15-1976; 12-1-2003 by Ord. No. 03-47]
The fee for the license required by § 313-4 shall be $100 per year and shall be paid to the Township Clerk. Such license shall expire on December 31 next after its issuance.
A. 
All persons licensed as required by § 313-4 shall be governed by such rules and regulations as the Township Council shall from time to time prescribe.
B. 
Such licensee shall have a badge bearing the following inscription: "Bloomfield License No. _____," conspicuously displayed and securely fastened on each side of every wagon or cart used by him in his business. Where such business is carried on by any person without the use of any wagon or cart, then all such licensed persons shall at all times carry with them, when so engaged, their licenses.
C. 
The licensee shall exhibit his license on demand to any police officer of the Township.
[Added 11-2-1987[1]]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished as provided in § 1-15, General penalty, of this Code.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.