Borough of Fair Lawn, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Fair Lawn 7-27-1982 as Sec. 4-4 of the 1981 Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alcoholic beverage licensing — See Ch. 56, Art. I.
Amusement devices — See Ch. 59.
Automobile dealers — See Ch. 66.
Bicycles — See Ch. 70.
Schedule of Fees — See Ch. 94, Art. VI.
Junkyards — See Ch. 124.
Laundries and dry cleaners — See Ch. 128.
Secondhand precious metals and gems — See Ch. 186.
Taxicabs and limousines — See Ch. 216.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
An establishment that provides dry-cleaning services to consumers either on the premises or at another location, provided that consumers shall drop off and pick up clothing or other items only and shall not perform the dry cleaning themselves. This is distinguished from machine dry-cleaning establishments as provided in Chapter 128 of the Code.
[Amended 5-23-1995 by Ord. No. 1599-95]
No person shall carry on or conduct the business or activity of a bowling alley, circus, traveling show, carnival, pool or billiard parlor, motion-picture theater, dry-cleaning establishment, public automobile garage housing four or more cars, public taxi or taxi driver, in the borough without having obtained a license from the Municipal Clerk as herein prescribed.
No owner, occupant or other person having the possession or care of any house, building, room or lot of land within the borough shall permit any such traveling or other show, circus or other business or activity of whatsoever nature mentioned and described in the foregoing subsection to be exhibited, acted, shown or performed for any price, gain or reward in and upon such premises unless the person so causing the traveling or other show, circus or other performance or other entertainment or any business or activity as aforesaid shall first obtain such license in the manner herein prescribed.
[Amended 8-28-1984 by Ord. No. 1310-84]
In the case of taxicabs, autocabs, limousines or livery services (hereinafter referred to collectively as "taxicab"), no license shall be granted until it is determined that the applicant has complied with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 48:16-1 to 48:16-22.
All applicants for a license for a taxicab shall complete the Application for Certificate of Compliance, Power of Attorney and Certificate of Compliance for execution by the Municipal Clerk, as set forth as Schedules A, B and C, respectively.
Editor's Note: See Ch. 216, Taxicabs and Limousines.
In the case of theaters, dance halls, pool or billiard parlors, bowling alleys and all other places of public amusement, circuses and traveling or other shows, exhibitions or entertainments, no license shall be granted until it shall be determined that the applicant has complied with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 34:15-71.
Every license shall remain in force and be valid only for the time therein expressed and shall apply only to the person to whom granted and shall not be transferable except upon resolution of the Council. There shall be no apportionment of any license fee for any portion of any period, except upon resolution of the Council.
Any person to whom such license is granted as herein provided is hereby required to exhibit such license whenever called upon so to do.
[Amended 5-23-1995 by Ord. No. 1599-95]
The license fees under this chapter shall be for a period of one year unless otherwise specified and shall be as set from time to time by resolution of the Borough Council.[2]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 94, Fees, Art. VI, Schedule of Fees.
Editor's Note: See Schedule of Fees.
[Added 9-25-2007 by Ord. No. 2088-2007]
The Municipal Clerk is hereby delegated the authority to act as the issuing authority to approve the granting of raffle and bingo licenses.