[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Stillwater as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 7-5-1988 by Ord. No. 88-14 (§ 3-7 of the 1971 Revised General Ordinances)]
[Amended 7-21-1992 by Ord. No. 92-4; 12-1-1992 by Ord. No. 92-18]
Whenever the owner of any land in the Township of Stillwater applies for the issuance of any license or permit, pursuant to the provisions of the Code of the Township of Stillwater, no such license or permit shall be issued so long as there are any delinquent property taxes or assessments on the property wherein the business or activity for which the license or permit is sought or wherein the business or activity is to be conducted.
When any licensee or permittee who is the owner of the property upon which the licensed business or activity is conducted has failed to pay the taxes or assessments due on the property for at least three consecutive quarters, the license or permit may be revoked by the Township Committee upon 10 days' notice to the holder of such license or permit. Upon payment of any such delinquent taxes or assessments, the license or permit shall be restored.
The provisions of this article shall not apply to or include any alcoholic beverage license or permit issued pursuant to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq.
[Adopted 8-18-1992 by Ord. No. 92-14 (§ 3-9.2 of the 1971 Revised General Ordinances)]
In addition to the permit fees specified in any section of the Code of the Township of Stillwater and any annual operating license fee, a permittee shall be obliged to reimburse the Township for the cost of all extraordinary costs or expenses necessitated as a result of unforeseen difficulties or exigencies necessitated by or resulting from any violation of any provision of the Code, including specifically all engineering fees, attorneys fees and costs incurred by the Township in prosecuting any complaint in the Municipal Court or Superior Court for violation of the provisions of the Code or any costs or fees incurred by the Township in conducting a hearing or hearings for revocation or suspension of any permit or obtaining injunctive or other relief in the Superior Court or any Appellate Court.