[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Old Bridge by Ord. No. B-23 (Sec. 5-6 of the 1973 Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of selling or exchanging motor vehicles on any open lot in the Township without first obtaining a license.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- OPEN LOT
- Any lot, tract or parcel of land not enclosed in a substantial, permanent building and shall not include any lot, tract or parcel of land upon which is erected a substantial, permanent building used as a public garage wherein is conducted the business of public motor vehicle repair or public storage of motor vehicles, but shall include any lot, tract or parcel of land adjacent to the lot, tract or parcel of land upon which such garage is erected.
- BUSINESS OF SELLING OR EXCHANGING MOTOR VEHICLES
- Includes the offering of motor vehicles for sale or exchange by exhibiting, storing, parking, locating or keeping such motor vehicles upon an open lot, as aforesaid, with the intent to sell or exchange such motor vehicles.
Applications for licenses to conduct the business of selling or exchanging motor vehicles on an open lot shall be made to the Township Clerk and shall be accompanied by the required license fee. Such applications shall be made upon forms to be prepared by the Township Clerk and shall set forth the following information:
The full name of the applicant with his post office address.
An accurate description of the open lot whereon the business is to be conducted including a sketch of such location.
The number of square feet to be devoted to such business.
The name of the owner of the open lot with his post office address.
Such other information as may be required by the Township Clerk.
If no legal reasons appear why the license should not be issued and if the applicant has paid the license fee, the Township Clerk shall issue the license, which shall bear the date of issue and shall expire one year thereafter.
The annual license fee for the license aforesaid shall be as set forth in § 347-4.
No license shall be assigned unless application is made to the Clerk or his designated representative and his approval obtained. No license shall be transferred to a different location than that for which issued, unless application is made to the Clerk and his approval obtained.
No motor vehicle shall be exhibited, stored, parked, located or kept under the license issued hereunder except upon the premises described in the application, and this shall not be construed to include the sidewalk or street or streets upon which the premises abuts.