Village of Ridgefield Park, NJ
Bergen County
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A. 
No limousine or livery service having its principal place of business in Ridgefield Park shall be operated wholly or partly along any street in the Village of Ridgefield Park until and unless the applicant has complied with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 48:16-13 et seq.
B. 
The owner of such limousine shall file with the Village Clerk an insurance policy of a company duly licensed to transact business under the insurance laws of the State of New Jersey in the sum of $1,500,000 against loss by reason of the liability imposed by law upon every limousine owner for damages on account of bodily injury or death suffered by any person as the result of an accident occurring by reason of the ownership, maintenance or use of the limousine upon any public street.
[Amended 3-27-2001 by Ord. No. 01-5]
C. 
Each insurance policy shall provide for the payment of any final judgment recovered by any person on account of the ownership, maintenance and use of such limousine or livery service, or any fault in respect thereto, and shall be for the benefit of every person suffering loss, damage or injury as aforesaid.
D. 
An insurance policy, as described herein, must be filed by the owner of a limousine or livery service for each and every vehicle operated in connection with the limousine or livery service. If the vehicle is owned by an employee of a limousine or livery service with its principal place of business in Ridgefield Park, then the owner of the vehicle shall file an insurance policy with the Village Clerk as previously described herein.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 186-14, Compliance with state law; power of attorney, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 3-27-2001 by Ord. No. 01-5.
[Amended 3-27-2001 by Ord. No. 01-5]
A. 
Upon compliance with all statutory requirements and payment of the appropriate annual fee, the Village Clerk shall issue a certificate in duplicate showing that the owner of the limousine or livery service has complied with the provision of N.J.S.A. 48:16-14 and the provisions of this chapter. The certificate shall recite the name of the insurance company, the number and date of expiration of the policy, a description of every limousine or livery service insured thereunder and the registration number of the same. The duplicate certificate shall be filed with the Division of Motor Vehicles, and the original certificate shall be posted in a conspicuous place with the limousine or livery service.
B. 
The granting of a license pursuant to this section shall not be deemed to constitute a license to operate a business within the Village of Ridgefield Park. All licensees shall be required to comply with any applicable building code or other regulations concerning the operation of a business or parking of limousines within the Village of Ridgefield Park.
C. 
The Village Clerk shall forward a copy of all applications under this section to the Building Department and Police Department prior to the issuance of any licenses for informational purposes.
The annual fee for each limousine for which a certificate of compliance is issued shall be $50.