[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Roselle 5-24-1989 as Ord. No. 1757. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Taxicabs — See Ch. 107.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Includes any automobile or vehicle engaged in the business of carrying passengers for hire and operating from private property, either by trip, hour or day or longer period of time, and which does not solicit passengers for hire upon the public streets of the borough and which is intended to run primarily from points within the Borough of Roselle to destinations in other municipalities. The term "limousine" shall also mean "auto livery" and "autocab" as defined in N.J.S.A. 48:16-13.
License required. No person shall hire, keep or use for hire or pay or cause to be kept or used for hire or pay any limousine utilizing the Borough of Roselle as a principal place of business as expressed in N.J.S.A. 48:16-18 without having first obtained a license for that purpose from the Borough Clerk for such limousine which license shall be known as the "limousine license." Such license shall be for a term of one (1) year from the date of issuance and shall be renewable annually and shall be nontransferable.
Fee. The fee for the issuance of such license shall be fifty dollars ($50.) for each limousine licensed. Each such vehicle used as a limousine shall be licensed separately.
Qualifications. The Borough Clerk shall issue such license after satisfactory compliance by the applicant with the provisions of NJ.S.A. 48:16-13 to 16-22 and the payment of the aforesaid fee.
Form and content of license. There shall be a separate license issued for each limousine to be licensed. The license shall be in writing, numbered, in triplicate, signed by the Borough Clerk on a form provided by the borough and shall contain the following information: The name, business address and business telephone number of the owner; the number of the license; the make, model, year, serial number and license plate number of the vehicle; the name of the company supplying insurance coverage; the policy number; and the name, address and telephone number of the insurance agent.
By whom issued. Limousine licenses or any renewal thereof shall be issued by the Borough Clerk, and no approval of the Borough Council is required.
Where displayed. One (1) copy of the limousine license, when issued, shall be retained by the Borough Clerk. The applicant shall receive the original and one (1) copy. The original shall be kept in the limousine at all times.
No one may operate a limousine from a Residence A Zone.
Any person or persons, firms, corporations or other organizations found to be in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof in municipal court and in addition to the penalties provided by NA.S.A. 48:16-22, pay a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.) or imprisonment for a term not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both. Each day a violation of this chapter continues shall constitute a separate offense.
In addition to such penalties as aforesaid, every license granted in pursuance of this chapter may be revoked by the Borough Clerk upon evidence of failure to comply with any provision of N.J.S.A. 48:16-13 et seq.