[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of River Edge 6-18-1984 as Ord. No. 861 (§ 5-15 of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall engage in the practice or business of plumbing unless such person holds a Master Plumber's License issued by the State of New Jersey, pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 45:14C-1 et seq., nor shall any person not the holder of such a license engage in or carry on or represent himself as engaging in or carrying on the practice of plumbing as a master plumber, nor shall any person not the holder of such a license use the words "master plumber," "plumber" or "plumbing" or any other term in any advertisement or display a sign to indicate, imply or designate him as engaging in the practice of plumbing. This section shall not prevent a person from doing plumbing in a single-family dwelling used exclusively for living purposes, including the usual accessory buildings and quarters in connection with such building, provided that such person is the bona fide owner and occupant of such dwelling and said owner personally performs all labor in connection therewith and obtains an owner's plumbing permit.
[Amended 3-21-1988 by Ord. No. 955]
For a violation of any provision of this chapter, the maximum penalty, upon conviction thereof, shall be a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.), or imprisonment for up to ninety (90) days, or a period of community service not exceeding ninety (90) days, or any combination thereof.