Township of Riverside, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Riverside 7-26-1967 by Ord. No. 1967-13 as Section 7:6 of the 1967 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]

Business licenses — See Ch. 127.

§ 114-1
License required. 

§ 114-2
Application for license. 

§ 114-3
Investigation of applicant; fee. 

§ 114-4
Term of license; renewal fee. 

§ 114-5
License to be displayed. 

§ 114-6
Premises to be sanitary; inspection. 

§ 114-7
Revocation of license. 

§ 114-8
Use of fees collected. 

§ 114-9
Days and hours of operation. 

§ 114-10
Violations and penalties. 

No person or persons shall conduct, maintain or operate a barbershop or establishment for shaving, hair cutting or hair dressing within the Township of Riverside, aforesaid, after the first day of January, 1932, without first obtaining a license therefor as herein provided.

Any person desiring a license, as aforesaid, shall make application therefor, in writing, to the Township Committee of said township, stating the name of the applicant and the location of the premises in said township where said barbershop is to be conducted and agreeing to maintain and conduct the same in such manner as to be sanitary.

Said Committee, upon receipt of said application, shall make such investigation as may be deemed necessary of the applicant and of the premises for which said license is sought and may direct the Township Clerk of said township to grant said license upon the payment of a license fee of $2.

Said license shall be for the period ending on the 31st day of December of the year in which the same was issued and, at the expiration thereof, may be renewed by said Clerk for a further period of one year upon the payment of the fee of $2, unless otherwise ordered by said Township Committee.

Said license shall state the name of the person to whom and the premises for which the same was issued and be kept conspicuously displayed in said premises at all times during the terms thereof.

The premises for which said license is issued shall be so equipped and so conducted as to be sanitary and shall be open to inspection at all reasonable hours by the representatives of the Board of Health of said township and shall be under the supervision of said Board of Health and conducted in accordance with the directions thereof.

If any person to whom a license be granted, as aforesaid, shall not properly maintain and conduct said shop, and in a manner satisfactory to the Board of Health of said township, said license may, upon five days' notice to the person to whom the same was issued, be revoked by said Township Committee at any regular meeting thereof.

All fees imposed and collected hereunder shall be for the purpose of costs of administration.


It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to operate or keep open for business any barbershop or establishment for shaving or hair cutting within the Township of Riverside aforesaid on the first day of the week, commonly called "Sunday," nor on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day or on Wednesdays, nor on any other day during hours other than the following, namely: on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. It shall be lawful, however, to keep open for business any barbershop on any Wednesday in any week during which any of the aforesaid holidays shall occur.


During the time which hereunder is unlawful for any barbershop or establishment as aforesaid to be operated or kept open for business, such shop or establishment shall remain closed, and a clear view of the interior thereof shall be in no way obstructed by any screen, shutters, blinders or merchandise or any door other than the regular and ordinary door of such shop or establishment.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to one or more of the following: a fine not exceeding $1,000; a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days; or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.