[Adopted 6-28-1989 by Ord. No. 89-28]
No permits, licenses, permissive approvals, renewals or extensions thereof shall be granted by the Township of Pennsauken or any Board, Commission or other political subdivision thereof unless and until satisfactory evidence is adduced that the applicant and/or any entity in which the applicant owns an interest shall have fully paid any and all real property tax due to the Township of Pennsauken from the applicant and/or related entity and, further, that any and all real property owned by the applicant and/or related entity complies with all requirements of the ordinances of the Township of Pennsauken or laws of the State of New Jersey or of the United States pertaining to the condition of the property.
For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- RELATED ENTITY
- Includes but is not limited to any corporation in which the applicant owns an equity interest and any partnership in which the applicant is a partner; and with respect to any business activity, including the use of a liquor license, the provisions of this article shall apply to the real property to which the license has been assigned regardless of the ownership of the real property.
The provisions of this article shall apply to the following permits, licenses and approvals without limitation, it being the intent of this article to apply to any permissive approval:
Certificates of occupancy.
Sewer connection permits.
Bureau of Fire Prevention permits.
Permits for the operation of amusement devices.
Permits for the operation of taxicab and/or limousine services.
Permits for the operation of motor vehicle sales.
Any person or entity applying for any permit, license and/or approval covered by this article shall, at the time of application, be provided a copy of the form of notice attached hereto.
Editor's Note: The form of notice is available at the Township offices.
The applicant shall obtain a statement from the Tax Collector of the Township of Pennsauken with respect to the status of the real property tax, if applicable, and a statement from the office of the Construction Code Official with respect to compliance pertaining to the condition of the property, if applicable. Any and all fees required to obtain the appropriate statement or statements shall be borne by the applicant. In the event that the statement from the office of the Construction Code Official states the existence of an unabated violation or violations, that statement shall be presumptive evidence of that violation or violations.