Township of Hanover, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Hanover: Art. I, 12-10-1969 by Ord. No. BH4-69; Art. II, 12-10-1969 by Ord. No. BH5-69. Sections 335-2, 335-3, 335-4, 335-5, 335-7, 335-8 and 335-10 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 281, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-10-1969 by Ord. No. BH4-69]
A code regulating the use, operation and maintenance of food and beverage vending machines and the licensure thereof, prohibiting the sale or possession with intent to sell through vending machines of adulterated or misbranded foods or drinks, authorizing the inspection of vending machines and operations connected therewith and fixing penalties for violations is hereby established pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 69.6. A copy of said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein.
Said code established and adopted by this Article is described and commonly known as Chapter XII, Sanitation in Retail Food Establishments and Food and Beverage Vending Machines (1983), of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 281, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. I).
Copies of said Chapter XII of the State Sanitary Code have been placed on file in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Health and will remain on file there for the use and examination of the public.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 281, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. I).
Any person who violates any provision of or order promulgated under this Article or the code established herein shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty of not less than $2 nor more than $500 for each violation. Each day that a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 281, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. I).
[Adopted 12-10-1969 by Ord. No. BH5-69]
[Amended 10-14-1988 by Ord. No. BH1-88]
It shall be unlawful for any person, whether as principal or agent, clerk or employee, either for himself 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 the insertion of a coin, coins or token, or by other means, dispenses 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 permit from the Board of Health of this municipality so to do or without complying with any and all of the provisions of Chapter XII, Sanitation in Retail Food Establishments and Food and Beverage Vending Machines (1983), of the State Sanitary Code.
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 the insertion of a coin, coins or token, or by other means, dispenses 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 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 Chapter XII, Sanitation in Retail Food Establishments and Food and Beverage Vending Machines (1983), of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code.
A. 
The fees for permits and licenses as required by § 335-5 above, for the purpose of raising revenue for regulation and control, to be paid annually to this municipality, are hereby fixed as provided in Chapter 284, Fees, of the Code of the Township of Hanover:
[Amended 2-10-1993 by Ord. No. BH2-93]
(1) 
Permit fee.
(2) 
License fee.
B. 
All permits and licenses issued under the authority of this Article shall expire on the 30th day of June each year.
C. 
Permit and license fees shall be paid to the Board of Health.
[Amended 10-14-1988 by Ord. No. BH1-88]
Application for and issuance of the permits and licenses referred to in § 335-5 above shall be made in conformity with the provisions of Chapter XII, Sanitation in Retail Food Establishments and Food and Beverage Vending Machines (1983), of the State Sanitary Code. Such permits and licenses are not transferable. Applications for any renewal of said licenses and permits referred to in § 335-5 shall be made on or before June 1 prior to the expiration of said license.
[Amended 10-14-1988 by Ord. No. BH1-88]
Permits and licenses issued under the authority of this Article may be suspended, revoked or reinstated by the Board of Health of this municipality pursuant to the provisions of Chapter XII, Sanitation in Retail Food Establishments and Food and Beverage Vending Machines (1983), of the State Sanitary Code.
No provision of this Article shall be applied so as to impose any unlawful burden on either interstate commerce or any activity of the state or federal government.
[Amended 10-14-1988 by Ord. No. BH1-88]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this Article shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not to exceed $500, and each violation of any of the provisions of this Article and each day the same is violated shall be deemed and taken to be a separate and distinct offense.