Borough of Mendham, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Mendham 11-6-1974 by Ord. No. 3-74 (Ch. 61 of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Tobacco vending machines — See Ch. 239.

§ 220-1 Provisions of state code accepted.

The provisions of Chapter 12, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Retail Food Establishments, of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code are hereby recognized as being of full force and effect in the Borough of Mendham.

§ 220-2 License required; fee; suspension or revocation.

A. 
No person shall operate a retail food-handling establishment, as defined in and governed by said Chapter 12 of the State Sanitary Code, unless a license to operate the same shall have been issued by the local Board of Health. Such license shall be posted in a conspicuous place in such establishment.
B. 
The fees as set forth in Chapter 102, Fees, shall be charged for each license.
[Amended 5-5-1982 by Ord. No. 2-82; 3-5-1984 by Ord. No. 4-84; 2-2-1994 by Ord. No. 1-94]
C. 
Licenses issued under the provisions of this chapter shall expire annually on December 31 of the year of issuance, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted, together with the required fee, prior to January 31 of the following year.
[Amended 3-21-2016 by Ord. No. 3-16]
(1) 
Any license renewal payment not received by February 1 shall be deemed late, and a late fee equal to the renewal fee shall be imposed.
(2) 
Any license renewal payment not received within 30 days of the effective date of this subsection shall be deemed late, and a late fee equal to the renewal fee shall be imposed.
D. 
A license or approval of a license may be suspended or revoked for a violation by the holder of any provision of this chapter or said Chapter 12 of the State Sanitary Code after an opportunity for a hearing by the Board of Health or its authorized representative.
E. 
In addition to the grounds for revocation set forth above, any license issued under this section may be suspended or revoked for failure to comply with any provision of the Retail Food Establishment Code. Grounds for suspension shall also include management failure to attend an approved food handlers course each licensing period.
[Added 6-2-1999]
F. 
A license or approval of a license is not transferable.
G. 
A fee equal to the license fee shall also be required for a plan review where required.
[Amended 6-2-1999]

§ 220-3 Reinspection fee.

[Added 10-3-1984 by Ord. No. 2 -84; amended 2-2-1994 by Ord. No. 1-94; 10-2-2002 by Ord. No. BH 1-02]
A. 
There shall be a charge as set forth in Chapter 102, Fees, for each reinspection of a retail food-handling establishment in order to ensure compliance with any of the provisions of this chapter where such retail food-handling establishment has been convicted of violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter.
B. 
Reinspection must be completed within a specified time set by the Environmental Health Specialist at the time of the initial inspection.
C. 
The reinspection fee shall be paid before any reinspection will be conducted for any food establishment failing to receive a satisfactory rating from the Health Department.

§ 220-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 6-2-1999]
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not less than $5 nor more than $500 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both, in the discretion of the Judge.