[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Lower as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Payment of Taxes Required Prior to Issuance
[Adopted by Ord. No. 90-14 (Sec. 2A-16 of the 1975 Code)]
No building permit shall be issued to any party in the Township of Lower unless said applicant for such building permit has submitted to the Township Construction Official a certified statement from the Township Tax Collector that there are no delinquent local real property taxes outstanding on the real property for which permission is being sought to commence construction.
No permit or license shall be granted or renewed to any party unless said applicant for such permit or license has submitted to the Township Clerk a certified statement from the Township Tax Collector that there are no delinquent local real property taxes outstanding on the real property upon which the permit is sought or the licensed activity is to occur.
For the purpose of this article, local real property taxes shall be considered delinquent when they have not been paid in a timely fashion pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 54:4-66.
The certified statement of payment of such taxes shall be a receipt from the Township Tax Collector or any other authenticated document from the Township Tax Collector declaring that the local real property taxes for the property in question are current.
Any license issued by the Township of Lower may be revoked or suspended by the Township Council upon submission of proof by the applicable enforcement officer that the taxes on the premises have remained unpaid for a term of three consecutive quarters.
This section shall not apply to licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages issued pursuant to N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq.