[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Kenilworth 5-27-1980 as Ord. No. 80-12. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fees and licenses — See Ch. 91.
No person shall resell for profit or engage or continue in the business of reselling tickets or other devices for admission to any place of amusement, for traveling on any common carrier or for any other purpose at a price in excess of that fixed or charged by the person or persons who may own, operate or control such place of amusement, without having obtained a license to engage in such business form the Kenilworth Borough Clerk.
All applications for such licenses shall be made to the Kenilworth Borough Clerk on forms provided by her and shall be effective for one year from the date of issuance thereof. The application shall be verified by oath or affirmation and shall state the name and home address of the applicant, the address at which he is carrying on or intends to carry on such business and should be accompanied by a statement prepared by a certified public accountant fully setting forth the financial affairs of the applicant. If the applicant is a corporation, the above information shall be furnished in regard to the corporation and all officers thereof.
No license shall be granted to any applicant unless he is a citizen of the United States and shall have resided in the State of New Jersey for at least one year prior to the date of said application.
If a licensee shall change his address or place of business, notice of such change shall be given to the Kenilworth Borough Clerk within 48 hours prior to the date of such change, and no person shall engage in said business at any new address until he or she shall have given such notice to the Kenilworth Borough Clerk and the new address has been noted on his license, nor shall any such licensee change the address of his place of business more than once in any calendar year.
The license shall at all times be prominently displayed in the place of business of the licensee, and no resale of tickets or other devices of admission shall be made by any licensee except at his place of business.
The maximum charge upon the resale of any ticket or other device for admission to a place of amusement shall be $1, plus the tax, if any, upon the added price of resale, in excess of the price at which it was originally sold by the owner, operator or controller of the place of amusement for which it was issued, plus the tax lawfully due on such original sale, but in no event shall the additional charge on the resale thereof exceed 50% of the original charge; and each ticket or other device for admission shall have printed or stamped on the back thereof the name of the licensee making such resale and the original price of issue and the resale price thereof, together with the tax thereon. Such licensee shall have prominently displayed at his place of business a schedule showing tickets or other devices of admission offered for resale by him, together with original prices of issue and the price at which they are offered for resale.
Violations of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $100. The Judge of the Municipal Court of the Borough of Kenilworth shall have the power to suspend or revoke any license where this chapter is violated by a licensee.
This chapter shall be enforced by the Director of Consumer Affairs of the Borough of Kenilworth who shall report periodically upon its enforcement to the governing body of the Borough of Kenilworth.