Township of Robbinsville, NJ
Mercer County
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[HISTORY: Derived from Ch. BH:10 of the 2001 Code of the Township of Washington (now Township of Robbinsville); amended in its entirety 8-30-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-29. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Food-handling establishments — See Ch. 270.
Newspaper vending machines — See Ch. 162.
Tobacco vending machines — See Ch. 211, Art. II.

§ 293-1 Enforcement of state standards.

The provisions of N.J.A.C. 8:24-1 et seq., pertaining to retail food establishments and food and beverage vending machines, are enforced in the Township of Robbinsville.

§ 293-2 License required.

It shall be unlawful for any person, whether as principal or agent, clerk or employee, either for himself/herself or any other person, or for any body corporate, or as an officer of any corporation or otherwise, to:
A. 
Engage in the operation of one or more machines or devices offered for public use which, upon insertion of a coin, coins or token or by other means, dispense unit servings of food or beverages, either in bulk or package without the necessity of replenishing the devices between each vending operation, without first having applied to and procured a license from the Board of Health of this municipality so to do, or without complying with and all of the provisions of the Chapter 12 of State Sanitary Code, N.J.A.C. 8:24-1 et seq., as amended.
B. 
Maintain or permit to be maintained on or in any location in this municipality one or more machines or devices offered for public use which, upon insertion of a coin, coins or token or by other means, dispense unit serving of food or beverages, either in bulk or package, without the necessity of replenishing the devices between each vending operation, without first having applied to and procured a license for each such machine or device from the Board of Health of this municipality, or without complying with any and all of the provisions of the Chapter 12 of the State Sanitary Code, N.J.A.C. 8:24-1 et seq., as amended.

§ 293-3 License fee; expiration date.

A. 
The fee for license per machine per year, as required by § 293-2 above for the purpose of raising revenue, for regulation and control, to be paid annually to this Municipality, are as provided in Chapter 109, Fees.
B. 
Licenses issued under authority of this chapter shall expire on December 31 each year.
C. 
License fees shall be paid to the Board of Health.

§ 293-4 Application for and issuance of permits and licenses.

Application for and issuance of licenses referred to in § 293-2 above shall be made in conformity with the provisions of Chapter 12 of the State Sanitary Code; N.J.A.C. 8:24-1 et seq., as amended. Such licenses are not transferable.

§ 293-5 Suspension, revocation and reinstatement of permits and licenses.

Permits and licenses issued under authority of this chapter may be suspended, revoked or reinstated by the Board of Health of this municipality pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 12 of State Sanitary Code; N.J.A.C. 8:24-1 et seq., as amended.

§ 293-6 Interstate commerce.

No provision of this chapter shall be applied so as to impose any unlawful burden on either interstate commerce or any activity of the state or federal government.

§ 293-7 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provisions of this chapter or of an order promulgated under this chapter or of N.J.A.C. 8:24-1 et seq. shall, upon conviction, be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.