[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Paulsboro 7-7-1931 by Ord. No. 171. Amendments noted where applicable.]
All circuses, street shows, wild west shows or shows of like character, itinerant vendors of medicines or remedies, whether selling same directly or indirectly or giving exhibitions for the advertisement of medicines or remedies for future sale, or the sale of any souvenirs or other merchandise by persons commonly known as fakirs, either on the streets or other public places or any lot or public hall situated in the Borough of Paulsboro, County of Gloucester, State of New Jersey, are prohibited from holding such exhibitions or sales without first securing a permit or license therefor from the Borough Clerk.
The Borough Clerk, upon personal application and payment of the fee hereinafter provided for, shall issue a permit or license, in printed form, displaying the day or days for which said permit or license is issued. Also, the name of applicant and describing the nature of the exhibition and the class of goods to be sold. Said permit shall bear the dale of the day of issue, also the date of the day of expiration of said permit or license.
All persons commonly known as fakirs, who are granted a permit for the sale of souvenirs or other merchandise, who desire to have stands in the public highways of the said Borough, shall establish such stands at places designated and approved by the Mayor of the Borough or by the Street and Highway Committee. All persons being granted such permit and having stands along the public highways in said Borough shall be required to leave their respective stands or places in as neat and clean a condition as at the time of taking possession, and upon failure to do so, the permit or licenses so granted to him or them may be revoked.
[Amended 5-21-1968 by Ord. No. 492]
Any person or persons applying for and being granted a permit or license under the provisions of this ordinance shall pay to the Borough Clerk for the use of the Borough a license fee of $50.
[Added 7-7-1931 by Ord. No. 172]
No permit or license mentioned in the ordinance to which this is a supplement shall be granted by the Borough Clerk until the application therefor shall have been approved by the Council of the Borough of Paulsboro.
Any person or persons violating the provisions of this ordinance shall upon conviction be punished by a fine not exceeding the sum of $100, at the discretion of the officer before whom such offender may be brought, and in default of the payment of said fine by the said offender, the said officer may commit said offender to the county jail, in his discretion, for a period of not exceeding 30 days.
This ordinance shall take effect immediately, and all ordinances conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance shall be and the same are hereby repealed.