Township of Bloomfield, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Bloomfield Board of Health 11-9-2005 (Ch. 258 of the 1987 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person or any body corporate to maintain a coin-operated vending machine in the Township of Bloomfield for the sale of food or beverages without having first procured an annual license from the local Board of Health so to do and without complying with any and all of the provisions concerning the operation and maintenance of the same as contained in regulations promulgated by the Board of Health of the Township of Bloomfield.
The annual fees for licenses for each such food and beverage vending machine for the purpose of raising revenue, for inspection, for regulation and for control, to be paid annually to this municipality, are hereby fixed as follows: the fee for each such vending machine shall be at the rate of $1 per penny, calculated at the highest denomination of coin required in said machine, provided that there shall be a maximum fee of $50 for any such machine.
Each machine having a separate coin slot shall be individually licensed.
Each vending machine shall have attached to it a sticker with a legend approved by the Board of Health.
A. 
The license fees shall be levied commencing January 1, 1978, shall be issued for a calendar year.
B. 
A license issued for a part of a calendar year shall carry the full annual license fee.
C. 
There shall be a late fee charge of $25 where the renewal fee is paid after February 1.
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not to exceed $1,000 or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not to exceed 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, and each violation of any of the provisions of this chapter and each day the same is violated shall be deemed and taken to be a separate and distinct offense.
The Board of Health of the Township of Bloomfield shall be responsible for the administration and enforcement of this chapter.