[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Washington 8-6-1963. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person, whether as principal or agent, clerk or employee, either for himself or any other person or for any body corporate, or as an officer of any corporation or otherwise, to engage in the operation of an establishment where one or more machines or devices are offered for public use, which, upon insertion of a coin, coins or tokens, or by other means, provide self-service dry-cleaning facilities, without first having applied to and procured a permit from the Board of Health of this municipality so to do, or without complying with any and all of the provisions of the Coin-Operated Dry Cleaning Establishment Code of New Jersey (1962), as adopted or amended by said Board.
The fee for a permit as required by § 37-1 above, for the purpose of raising revenue, for regulation and control, to be paid annually to this municipality, is hereby fixed at $5 per year per machine.
All permits issued under authority of this chapter shall expire on the 31st day of December each year. Permit fees shall be paid to the Board of Health.
Application for the issuance of a permit referred to in § 37-1 above shall be made in conformity with the provisions of the Coin-Operated Dry Cleaning Establishment Code of New Jersey (1962), as adopted or amended by the Board of Health of this municipality. Such permits are not transferable.
Permits issued under authority of this chapter may be suspended, revoked or reinstated by the Board of Health of this municipality.
No provision of this chapter shall be applied so as to impose any unlawful burden on either interstate commerce or any activity of the state or federal government.
[Amended 1-8-1974 by Ord. No. 34-73]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine not more than $500 or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, and each violation of any of the provisions of this chapter, and each day the same is violated, shall be deemed and taken to be a separate and distinct offense.