Township of Old Bridge, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Old Bridge by Ord. No. D-127 (Sec. 5-8 of the 1973 Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Festivals; mass gatherings — See Ch. 169.
Food and beverages — See Ch. 203.
Littering — See Ch. 265.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 347.
Vendors — See Ch. 502.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
MOBILE LUNCH WAGON
Any vehicle equipped for the sale of food or refreshment to the passing public and operating from a standing or fixed location on private property.
No mobile lunch wagon shall be operated within the Township without the owner or proprietor having first obtained a license from the Township Clerk to engage in such activity. No license shall be issued for a period to exceed one year. Licenses may be renewed upon their expiration, provided all terms and conditions of this chapter are complied with.
[Amended 6-12-2006 by Ord. No. 27-2006]
The license fee shall be $100 per calendar year or any part thereof.
A. 
The operator of the mobile lunch wagon shall comply with all conditions as set forth by the Township Department of Health and Welfare under Chapter 203, Article II, Retail Food Establishments, of the Code of the Township. Prior approval of both the Township Department of Health and Welfare as to health requirements and the Police Department as to safety requirements shall be obtained prior to the issuance of any license.
[Amended 1-9-2006 by Ord. No. 38-2005]
B. 
The mobile lunch wagon owner or operator shall have written permission from the property owner.
C. 
No temporary structure shall be permitted in conjunction with the operation of the mobile lunch wagon.
D. 
The premises upon which the mobile lunch wagon is operating at a fixed location shall be kept clean and free of debris and refuse.
E. 
The mobile lunch wagon shall be fully operational and properly licensed as a motor vehicle by the State of New Jersey.
F. 
No mobile lunch wagon shall be permitted to operate within 500 feet of any residential structure or food service establishment, unless consent is given by the owner or owners and the tenant, in the event there is one, of such residential structure or food establishment.
[Amended 6-20-1983 by Ord. No. 15-83]
G. 
Mobile lunch wagons shall be permitted to operate only during daylight hours from sunrise to sunset.
H. 
Mobile lunch wagons shall provide adequate off-street parking for its customers, and no license shall be issued for any location which, in the opinion of the Police Department, would create a traffic hazard to vehicles on adjacent roadways.
I. 
All applicants for a license shall provide the Township Clerk with an insurance certificate evidencing at least $100,000 liability coverage insurance.
[Added 6-18-1984 by Ord. No. 19-84]
Every license issued shall remain in full force and be valid only for the time therein expressed and shall apply only to the person to whom the license is granted and shall not be transferable.