[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Collingswood: Art. I, 8-16-1971 by Ord. No. 662 as Ch. 35, Art. I, of the 1971 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 8-16-1971 by Ord. No. 662 as Ch. 35, Art. I, of the 1971 Code]
It shall be unlawful to operate or conduct any theater, show, circus, parade, carnival, fair, exhibition or any other amusement in the Borough of Collingswood without first obtaining a license from the Board of Commissioners.
Before any license is issued for the above purposes, satisfactory evidence must be presented to the Board of Commissioners that good morals will not be corrupted nor public safety endangered.
The Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Collingswood is hereby empowered to issue licenses for the conducting and carrying on of shows, circuses, exhibitions or entertainments aforesaid in the Borough of Collingswood, County of Camden and State of New Jersey, upon the payment to the Borough of Collingswood of a license fee of ten dollars ($10.); provided, however, that said license shall be revocable at the option of the Board of Commissioners when said Board is satisfied that sufficient grounds exist to revoke said license; provided, however, that before any license is revoked, the Board of Commissioners shall grant a summary hearing to the person or corporation offending.
Any person, persons or corporation who or which shall conduct any place of amusement in the Borough of Collingswood without first obtaining a license for the conduct of shows and entertainments in such place shall be subject to a penalty of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.), imprisonment in the county jail for not more than ninety (90) days or a period of community service for not more than ninety (90) days, or any combination thereof.