[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee (now Council) of the Township of Jackson 3-27-1973 by Ord. No. 10-73 (Ch. 76 of the 1972 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purpose of this chapter, the terms used herein are defined as follows:
- MOBILE HOME
- Any vehicle or similar portable structure having no foundation other than wheels, jacks or skirtings and so designed or constructed as to permit occupancy for dwelling or sleeping purposes.
- Any natural individual, firm, partnership, association or corporation.
No person shall, at the effective date of this chapter, begin or continue to deal or trade in mobile homes in this Township unless and until a license for each such dealer is procured pursuant hereto.
No license shall be considered or issued to any applicant pursuant to this chapter unless the business is to be conducted on an approved mobile home park, as defined in this Code, and unless the applicant is the holder of a current and validly issued license of this Township to maintain or operate such mobile home park wherein any such mobile homes which are sold by the applicant may be placed and accommodated. In addition, no license shall be considered or issued hereunder to any applicant unless and until:
A written, signed application is made by such applicant on forms therefor to be provided by the Township. Said forms shall make provision for the applicant to furnish information giving the area, dimensions, location and road frontage of the land where the business is proposed to be conducted; name and address of the applicant; consent of the owner of said lands for the conduct of business thereon, if the applicant is not the owner; the precise location on the premises where the business will be located and conducted; reference to the deed by which the owner acquired said land and its recordation when recorded; and showing all dwellings within 500 feet of the proposed site on which the business shall be conducted. Said applicant shall also state in his application whether he has ever been convicted of a crime and, if so, when, where, the nature of the crime and the penalty imposed.
A fee of $100 shall be paid to the Township by the applicant. Said fee shall be an annual fee for each license granted.
[Amended 4-13-1976 by Ord. No. 17-76]
Licenses shall be issued by the Township Clerk for such applicants as meet the requirements of this chapter and as shall hereafter be approved for such licenses by the Township Committee. Such licenses shall be issued on an annual basis for a term of one year commencing on April 1 of each year and terminating on March 31 following.
Any person convicted of a violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subjected to a penalty not exceeding $500 or imprisonment in the Ocean County Jail for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both, at the discretion of the Judge before whom said conviction is had.