City of Camden, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Camden 10-24-1991 by Ord. No. MC-2698. Amendments noted where applicable.]

Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 266.

Gasoline and repair stations — See Ch. 270.

Junkyards — See Ch. 320.

Licenses and business regulations — See Ch. 332.

§ 545-1

§ 545-2
License required. 

§ 545-3
Grounds for refusal to issue or renew license. 

§ 545-4
Other provisions to remain in effect. 

§ 545-5

§ 545-6

§ 545-7
Violations and penalties. 

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

Any location, place or space used for the sale, purchase, distribution, disposal, exchange, display or storage of tires.
A person who keeps, maintains or operates a used tire business in the City.

It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the used tire business without first obtaining a license and paying the fee to do the same from the City of Camden for such license, both as provided in Chapter 332, Licenses and Business Regulations.

In addition to the general provisions of this chapter, no license or renewal thereof shall be granted under this chapter:


If the applicant has violated the provisions of this chapter twice previously.


If tires are stored in a fashion which would constitute a fire and/or safety hazard or which would not comply with the standards set forth in Chapter 320, Junkyards, §§ 320-13 and 320-14.


If there is a reason to believe that the granting of the license and the operation and conduct of the proposed licensed business will result in violations of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, New Jersey Uniform Fire Code or any other ordinances of the City of Camden.


If a used tire merchant accepts tires from any person without maintaining records of such transaction, as required by this chapter.

The provisions of the City of Camden Code in Chapter 266, Garbage, Rubbish and Refuse, § 26, relating to the disposal of tires and other objects, shall remain in full force and effect.


Every used tire merchant under this chapter shall provide and keep a written log, which shall contain the following information and which shall be recorded at the time of each transaction:


The number of tires received.


The name and address of the person who delivered the same.


The date of delivery.


The number of tires sold/purchased.


The name and address of the person who purchased them.


Every used tire merchant under this chapter shall keep a record of the number of tires disposed of and the location of the disposal.


Said records shall be maintained by the used tire merchant and shall be available for inspection by inspectors of the City of Camden.

Inspections are to be conducted at least twice per year, plus such additional times as the City may deem appropriate.

[Amended 10-12-2006 by Ord. No. MC-4234]

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.