Township of Eastampton, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Eastampton 2-27-1967 (Ch. 109 of the 1974 Township Code); readopted by reference by the Township Council 1-25-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-01. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Business licenses — See Ch. 185.
Fees — See Ch. 250.
[Amended 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 1974-1]
The provisions of Chapter 12, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Retail Food Establishments, of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code are hereby recognized as being of full force and effect in the Township of Eastampton.
A. 
No person shall operate a retail food-handling establishment, as defined in and governed by said Chapter 12 of the State Sanitary Code, unless a license to operate the same shall have been issued by the local Board of Health or its authorized representative. Such license shall be posted in a conspicuous place in such establishment.
[Amended 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 1974-1[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
B. 
There shall be a fee for each such license as set forth in § 250-3, which fee shall be for one year or fraction thereof.
[Amended 12-21-1987 by Ord. No. 1987-24; 12-22-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-14; 2-23-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-01]
C. 
Licenses issued under the provisions of this chapter shall expire annually on December 31 of the year of issuance, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted, together with the required fee, prior to January 31 of the following year.
D. 
A person conducting a mobile or itinerant food-handling establishment shall secure a license, or, if such person is the holder of a license issued by the Board of Health of another jurisdiction, said license may be approved by this Board of Health, and there shall be a fee as set forth in § 250-3 charged for such approval.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
E. 
A license or approval of a license may be suspended or revoked for a violation by the holder of any provision of this chapter or said Chapter 12 of the State Sanitary Code after an opportunity for a hearing by the Board of Health or its authorized representative.
[Amended 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 1974-1]
F. 
A license or approval of a license is not transferable.
[Amended 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 1974-1[1]]
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable as set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, Penalties for Violations, of the Township Code. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuance of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).