[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of East Amwell 6-12-2003 by Ord. No. 03-11. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It is declared and found that the Township contains property known as Block 8.02, Lot 25.01, located on N.J. Routes 202 and 179 where an agricultural fair and exhibition is held by an association organized for the purpose of holding agricultural fairs and exhibitions which is subject to approval by the State Department of Agriculture.
Any person seeking to operate any amusement game or games pursuant to N.J.S.A. 5:8-100 et seq. within the Township shall obtain a license to do so from the State Amusement Games Control Commissioner after the application is first approved by the Township Committee, and the license shall be issued subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 5:8-100 et. seq.
Once issued, each license shall be conspicuously displayed at the place or places where the game of amusement is to be conducted at all times during the conduct thereof.
An applicant for an amusement game must use the application form prescribed by the State Amusement Games Control Commission, a copy of which shall be available from the Township Clerk, which must contain:
The full name of the applicant;
Complete address and phone number of the applicant (must be verifiable);
The name and address of the registered agent in New Jersey upon whom service of process may be served;
If a corporation, the complete name, address and phone number of the officer(s);
The completed disclosure of compensation;
The exact location of the game;
The proper name of the game and its certification number;
The complete name and address of the landlord and owner of the premises;
Each individual applicant, the officers (including the officers, directors and stockholders of any corporation holding 5% or more stock) of any corporate applicant, as well as the partners or members of any partnership, association or organization applicant shall be fingerprinted under the supervision of the New Jersey State Police Department, Kingwood Barrack.
No license shall be issued to any applicant if any of the persons fingerprinted in connection with the application are not of good moral character or have ever been convicted of a crime.
The fee for the license, which shall accompany the application, shall be in the amount established by state statute, as amended from time to time for each license. A separate license shall be required for each game.
Organizations, societies and associations duly licensed to hold and operate legalized games of chance under the provisions of N.J.S.A. 5:8-50 et seq. are authorized to hold, conduct and operate authorized games of chance in the Township on Sundays.