Borough of Hawthorne, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the Borough of Hawthorne 7-15-1998 by Ord. No. 1704; amended in its entirety 4-17-2002 by Ord. No. 1781 (Ch. 132 of the 1989 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 505.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
LIMOUSINE
The same definition as set forth in N.J.S.A. 48:16-13.
LIMOUSINE OR LIVERY SERVICE
The same definition as set forth in N.J.S.A. 48:16-13.
Every owner of a limousine having his principal place of business in the Borough of Hawthorne shall make application to the Clerk of the Borough of Hawthorne, on such form as may be prescribed by the Clerk, for a license to operate such limousine.
Every limousine owner making application for a license to the Borough Clerk shall file with the Clerk at the time of the filing of the application for a license the required insurance certificate as set forth in N.J.S.A. 48:16-14 as well as power of attorney as set forth in N.J.S.A. 48:16-16.
The application submitted by the applicant, in addition to insurance and power of attorney requirements set forth above, shall be on such form as prescribed by the Borough Clerk and contain therein the following information sworn to or affirmed by the applicant:
A. 
The year, make, model and vehicle identification number, license plate and color of each vehicle.
B. 
The name and address of the insurance company and policy name.
C. 
The principal place of business of the limousine owner.
D. 
The home address and business address of the limousine owner.
E. 
Proof that the limousine is equipped with all equipment prescribed by N.J.S.A. 48:16-22.1.
F. 
A statement as to whether or not the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime, and if the applicant has been convicted of a crime, a complete statement concerning dates and disposition thereof. In the case of a corporate applicant, the statement shall be completed as to each officer, director or shareholder having an ownership interest of more than 10% in the entity.
[Amended 3-19-2014 by Ord. No. 2110-14]
The application shall be accompanied by a fee as set forth in Chapter 220, Fees.
In addition to the foregoing, the applicant shall present each vehicle for licensing to the Chief of Police or his designee for inspection so as to ensure compliance with N.J.S.A. 48:16-22.1.
Upon approval of the license, including receipt of the required proof of insurance, power of attorney and fee, as well as inspection of the vehicle by the Chief of Police, the Clerk shall issue a license to the applicant, which shall remain valid for a period of one-year commencing on the first day of the month in which the approval shall have been granted.
The license issued hereunder shall remain in effect only for the period that the insurance described in the certificate filed with the Borough Clerk remains in full force and effect and the registration issued by the New Jersey Division of Motor Vehicles remains valid and in effect.
[Amended 4-16-2008 by Ord. No. 1936-08]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $2,000 or imprisonment of not more than 90 days, or both.