[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Chester by Ord. No. 81-3. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 225.
No person shall operate or permit a limousine or livery service owned or controlled by him for the purpose of receiving and transporting passengers for fare without first having obtained a license to do so.
A license to operate a limousine or livery service within the borough shall be issued to the owner of the vehicle upon presentation of an insurance policy in compliance with N.J.S.A. 48:16-14, an executed power of attorney, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 48:16-16, issuance of the certificate required by N.J.S.A. 48:16-17 and approval of the application by the Mayor and Council and acceptance of the fee required by § 168-3.
[Amended by Ord. No. 96-06]
The fee for a license for a limousine or livery service shall be as established in Chapter 127, Fees, payable to the Borough Clerk before the last day of January of each year.
The Clerk of the Borough shall issue a certificate in duplicate showing that the owner has complied with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 48:16-13 et seq. and § 168-2. The certificate shall recite the name of the insurance company, the number and date of expiration of the policy, a description of every vehicle insured thereunder, and the registration number of the same.
The owner of a limousine or livery service shall comply with all the laws of the state concerning insurance.
All safety devices on a limousine or livery vehicle must be in good working order at all times.