Township of Jefferson, NJ
Morris County
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[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[1]]
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:
The owner shall cease to carry the required liability insurance.
The owner ceases to maintain a physical business presence within the Township of Jefferson.
The owner has been found to violate any state statutes related to the operation of the limousine business.
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.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the renumbering of former § 309-3 as § 309-4.
[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.