Town of Boonton, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Boonton by Ord. No. 32-95. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, club or charitable organization, institution or association to place and/or maintain any dumpster or other depository to collect clothing for the needy or for any other group of people on any public or private property, including any public sidewalk, street or alley or any private parking lot or walkway or at any other location in the town without first submitting an application and obtaining a permit from the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
A. 
Application for a permit to place and/or maintain a clothing depository or dumpster shall be made in writing to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen prior to placing the clothing depository or dumpster. The application shall contain the following information:
(1) 
Name and address of the person, firm, corporation, club or charitable organization, institution or association placing and/or maintaining such clothing depository or dumpster.
(2) 
Name and address of the owner of the premises on which the clothing depository or dumpster is to be located and the written consent of the owner if applicant is other than the owner.
(3) 
A sketch plat showing the exact location at which the clothing depository or dumpster will be located.
(4) 
A description, including dimensions of the proposed clothing depository or dumpster.
B. 
There shall be no fee for the permit.
C. 
Any permit issued pursuant to the section shall remain in full force and effect until it is revoked by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
The permit authorized hereunder shall be prominently displayed upon the clothing depository or dumpster at all times.
No clothing depository or dumpster shall be placed so as to create a danger or hazard to any pedestrian or vehicular traffic or where it will unreasonably restrict parking spaces. The location of the depository or dumpster shall be subject to the approval of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. Each clothing depository and dumpster and the surrounding area shall be maintained in a neat, clean, and orderly condition and shall be regularly emptied by the licensee. Failure to maintain the clothing depository or dumpster and the surrounding area in a neat, clean and orderly condition shall be cause for revocation of the license granted hereunder.
This chapter shall be enforced by the Code Enforcement Office. All licensed clothing depositories and dumpsters shall be subject to inspection by the Code Enforcement Officer or any other duly authorized representative of the town.
Any person, firm, corporation, charitable organization, institution or association violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be liable to the penalties stated in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article III, General Penalty. Each day that a clothing depository or dumpster remains at a location in the town without a permit shall be considered a separate offense.