Township of Hazlet, NJ
Monmouth County
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[Adopted 3-16-1982 by Ord. No. 555-82 as Sec. 7-1 of the 1982 Revised General Ordinances; amended in its entirety 9-24-1990 by Ord. No. 802-90 (Ch. 209, Art. II, of the 1993 Code)]
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to conduct, engage in or carry on any business, trade, occupation or activity in Hazlet Township without having first complied with the provisions of this article and obtained a license therefor except as provided herein.
Exemptions to license requirements are as follows:
A. 
Any operation or activity sponsored by the Township or the Board of Education.
B. 
Public utilities.
C. 
Nonprofit organizations.
D. 
Attorneys at law.[1]
[Amended 12-17-1990 by Ord. No. 815-90]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 249-17, Delinquent taxes and assessments; exception; certificates of occupancy, which immediately followed this section, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Amended 9-6-2011 by Ord. No. 1498-11]
A. 
The license period shall be for one year, from October 1 through September 30.
B. 
If a new business applies for a license after March 31, the license fee will be prorated from $75 to $37.50 for any business with square footage of up to 12,500 feet and from $400 to $200 for any business with square footage of over 12,500 feet for that licensing year.
[Amended 12-17-1990 by Ord. No. 815-90]
A. 
The fees for the issuance or renewal of any license mentioned hereunder shall be as follows:
[Amended 9-5-2006 by Ord. No. 1370-06]
Size
(square feet)*
Fee[1]
Up to 12,500
$75.00
Over 12,500
$400.00
NOTE:
*
"Square feet" is defined in terms of the actual building area where the business is conducted.
[1]
Editor's Note: See § 249-17B for prorated fees.
B. 
Any business in Hazlet Township shall be deemed to have the minimum requirement.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, which stated that fees in Subsection A shall remain the same through August 31, 1993, which immediately followed this subsection, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
A. 
Each application shall contain the following information:
(1) 
The name of the applicant; if a corporation, the names and addresses of the President and Secretary shall be given; if a partnership, the names and addresses of all partners shall be given.
(2) 
The name under which the business is to be conducted.
(3) 
The address at which the business is to be conducted.
(4) 
The nature of the business.
(5) 
The home and business telephone numbers of the applicant.
B. 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection B, regarding submission of the license application to the Zoning Officer, was repealed 10-4-2016 by Ord. No. 1600-16.
C. 
(Reserved)[2]
[2]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection C, regarding police checks of applicants, was repealed 10-4-2016 by Ord. No. 1600-16.
D. 
The applicant shall certify that it supplies the information knowing the Township of Hazlet shall rely thereto in issuing a license.
E. 
The application shall be made upon forms supplied by the Municipal Clerk's office.
A. 
Any person, firm, association or corporation violating any section of this article pertaining to registration shall receive a fine in the amount of $150.
B. 
Said fine shall be commenced as penalties subsequent to November 1, 1990, and shall be assessed on an incident basis in thirty-day cycles. Thirty days following the initial violation, a new individual violation may be assessed for each thirty-day period thereafter.