[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Shrewsbury 3-5-2012 by Ord. No. 977. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Any automobile with a capacity of no more than 14 passengers (not including the driver) or stretched not more than four passenger seats more than originally manufactured, used in the business of carrying passengers for hire which is held out, announced or advertised to operate or run or which is operated or run over any of the streets or public highways of the state, and which is hired by the charter or for a particular contract, or by the day or hour or either fixed period, or to transport passengers to a specified place or places, or which charges a fare or price agreed upon in advance between the operator and the passenger. Nothing in this section shall be construed to include taxicabs, hotel buses or buses employed solely in transporting school children or teachers or autobuses which are subject to the jurisdiction of the Board of Public Utilities, or interstate autobuses required by federal or state law or rules of the Board of Public Utilities to carry insurance against loss from liability by law on account of bodily injury or death.
- LIMOUSINE OR LIVERY SERVICE
- The business of carrying passengers for hire by autocabs.
- Any street, avenue, park, parkway, highway, or other public place.
No person or entity shall operate a limousine business or limousine service with its principal place of business within the Borough without applying for and obtaining a license for that business or service, and complying with the terms of N.J.S.A. 48:16-3 et seq. [excluding 48:16-3 (b)]. No person or entity shall operate such a business/service without a current license in place.
Any person or entity proposing to operate a limousine business or service with its principal place of business within the Borough shall annually apply to the Borough Clerk for a limousine license. That application and submission shall include but not be limited to the following requirements and information:
A complete listing, including make, license number and VIN number, of all vehicles to be used in the limousine business/service, including proof of ownership and registration. If the vehicle is leased, a true copy of the lease must be supplied.
A copy of a certificate of insurance indicating the statutory minimum liability coverage.
A complete and detailed description of the place and location where the limousine business/service shall be operated, the number of employees working on site, the approximate number of drivers operating vehicles and the location where vehicles are parked daily and overnight.
The names, residence and business addresses of the owners/principal operators of the business/service.
An executed power of attorney wherein the owner appoints the Chief Financial Officer of the Borough for purposes of acknowledging service of process from any court of competent jurisdiction.
Any other information or documentation deemed appropriate or necessary by the Borough Clerk and/or the Police Department.
Each applicant shall be charged the fee of $25 per limousine for a certification issued pursuant to § 154-3 of this chapter.