[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Jefferson 2-20-2002 by Ord. No. 4-02 (Ch. 58A of the 1967 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Taxicabs — See Ch. 447.
[Amended 5-19-2010 by Ord. No. 5-10]
Whenever the owner of a limousine or livery service, as defined in N.J.S.A. 48:16-13, has his or its place of business located within the Township of Jefferson, said owner shall annually file for a license to be issued by the Township in accordance with N.J.S.A. 48:16-17.
Any owner of a limousine or livery service, as previously defined, seeking such a license shall pay to the Township Clerk an annual licensing fee of $50 for each limousine service, plus $10 for each limousine or vehicle covered under the required insurance policy. Said license shall be nontransferable and the fee shall be nonrefundable.
[Amended 7-13-2011 by Ord. No. 13-11]
Each owner seeking a license for a limousine under § 309-1 above shall comply with the following requirements:
The owner shall maintain a physical business location within the Township of Jefferson.
The owner shall submit to the Municipal Clerk proof of liability insurance, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 48:16-14, issued by an insurer licensed to do business in the State of New Jersey, having a minimal coverage of $1,500,000. Said proof shall be in the form of an insurance certificate issued by an insurance company and a notification to said insurance company to notify the Township of Jefferson in the event that the insurance is canceled for any reason.
[Added 7-13-2011 by Ord. No. 13-11]
The Township Council shall have the right to revoke any license issued pursuant to § 309-1 above in the event that any of the following occurs:
In the event that the Council wishes to consider terminating any license for the above reasons, notice shall be served upon the license holder, and the license holder shall have a right to a hearing on said revocation before the Township Council.
[Added 9-1-2004 by Ord. No. 28-04; amended 7-13-2011 by Ord. No. 13-11]
Any person or entity who or which shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a penalty of a maximum fine of $1,250, imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or a period of community service for not more than 90 days, or any combination thereof, in addition to the revocation of any license.