Arcades and amusement devices — See Ch. 135.
Circuses and exhibitions — See Ch. 180.
Licenses and business regulations — See Ch. 332.
Zoning — See Ch. 577.
§ 169-2Qualifications and suitability for licensing.
§ 169-3Presentation of certifications from state.
§ 169-4Insurance; residency or acceptance of
service of process.
§ 169-5Failure to comply.
§ 169-6Violations and penalties.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- CAROUSEL and MERRY-GO-ROUND
- Any mechanical device containing a circular platform with benches and figures of animals on which people sit for a ride.
No license shall be issued under this chapter unless, in the judgment of the Division of Inspections, the carousel or merry-go-round is in a safe condition, the requested location or locations are suitable for such operation and the applicant is qualified by experience for such operation.
All applicants shall be required to present copies of any and all certifications issued by the State of New Jersey relative to the operation of such devices.
No license shall be issued for any carousel or merry-go-round until the applicant has presented evidence acceptable to the Division of Inspections that he has obtained a policy of liability insurance, issued by an insurance company or corporation authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey, conditioned for the payment of all damages caused to person or persons or to property through the act or negligence of the proprietors, managers or operators of such carousel or merry-go-round, or their servants, agents or employees, while operating within the limits of the City under any such license. The amount of such policy shall be at least $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident for personal injuries and $50,000 per accident for property damage.
As a further condition for the granting of such license, the applicant shall demonstrate that he resides in New Jersey or that he has appointed the Division of Inspections to accept service of process on his behalf in any litigation arising out of his operation within the City under the aforesaid license.
It shall be unlawful for any person, as defined in § 332-1, to engage in the activity identified and regulated by this chapter, without first having obtained a license therefor and paid the fee required for such license, both as provided in Chapter 332, Licenses and Business Regulations. Any person engaging in such activity who shall fail to comply with any provision of this chapter or of Chapter 332 shall be in violation of the provisions of this chapter.
Unless otherwise provided in the chapter, penalties against persons violating the provisions of this chapter shall be imposed in accordance with the provisions of § 1-16A.
A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each and every day for each and every violation of this chapter.
A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation or violations occur or continue.