Township of Willingboro, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Derived from Sec. 4-1 of the 2003 Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Willingboro; amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 90.
Business licensing — See Ch. 121.
Licensing — See Ch. 214.
Zoning — See Ch. 370.

§ 179-1 Adoption of standards.

The provisions of N.J.A.C. 8:24-1.1 et seq., Sanitation in Retail Food Establishments and Food and Beverage Vending Machines, are in force in the Township of Willingboro and shall be enforced in the Township as set forth in this chapter.

§ 179-2 Licensing requirements.

A. 
No person shall operate a retail food-handling establishment unless a license or approval of an existing certificate, permit or license to operate the establishment shall have been issued by the Director of Health. Such license or approval of an existing certificate, permit or license shall be posted in a conspicuous place in such establishment.
B. 
There shall be a charge as provided in § 150-9A for such license or approval of an existing certificate, permit or license.
C. 
Licenses issued or approved under the provisions of this chapter shall expire annually on June 30 of each year, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted, together with the required fee, prior to June 1 of each year.
D. 
A person conducting an itinerant retail food-handling establishment shall secure a license, or, if such person is the holder of a certificate, permit or license issued by the Board of Health of another jurisdiction, such certificate, permit or license may be approved by the Director of Health of this Township, and there shall be a fee charged for such approval as provided in § 150-9A.
E. 
A license or approval of a certificate, permit or license may be suspended or revoked for a violation by the holder of any provision of this chapter after an opportunity for a hearing by the Director of Health or authorized representative.
F. 
A license or approval of a certificate, permit or license issued by another Board of Health officer is not transferable.

§ 179-3 Requirements for employees and workers.

A. 
Each and every employee or worker in a food-handling establishment as defined in this chapter shall:
(1) 
Obtain a certificate from a doctor licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners certifying that the employee or worker is in good health and free from all diseases and illnesses referred to in N.J.A.C. 8:24-2.2.
(2) 
Obtain from a doctor licensed as set forth in Subsection A(1) above or from a New Jersey state-approved laboratory a serological test and a written report of the results of such test.
(3) 
Obtain from a state-approved person or agency a photofluorograph or Mantoux test for tuberculosis and a written report of the results of such test.
B. 
Each and every such employee or worker shall, upon request, exhibit to an authorized representative of the Director of Health written evidence of compliance with the provisions of this section.

§ 179-4 Failure to comply; reinspection.

In the event of the failure of compliance with any of the provisions of this chapter upon any inspection authorized thereunder, the inspecting officer shall make a reinspection within 30 days. A reinspection fee as provided in § 150-9A shall be paid by the owner or operator of the food-handling establishment. The reinspection shall be made as soon as practicable within the thirty-day period, due consideration being given to the danger to public health and the extent of the corrective work required to remedy the noncompliance.

§ 179-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.