[Ord. 180-68, 3/25/1968, § 1]
- AMUSEMENT DEVICE
- Any pool table, bowling alley, jukebox, pinball machine, shuffleboard and any other machine, contrivance or device of similar nature established or employed indoors for the purpose of amusement or entertainment, whether or not operated by the insertion of a coin or token, whether or not registering a score, and whether or not a prize is awarded for skill in operation; provided, any such device maintained in a private dwelling solely for the use of the occupying family and its social guests shall not be embraced within the terms of this Part. Provided, further, nothing herein shall be construed to provide for the licensing or regulation of or otherwise to pertain to any mechanical device judicially determined to be a gambling device.
- Any natural person, partnership, association, firm or corporation.
[Ord. 180-68, 3/25/1968, § 2; as amended by Ord. 757-2009, 7/1/2009]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or maintain any amusement device, as herein defined, without having obtained from the Township Treasurer, within 10 days of the installation of such device and annually thereafter before the first day of June, a license for the operation of such device. No such license shall be issued until the applicant therefor shall have paid to the Township Treasurer, for the use of the Township, a fee in an amount as established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Commissioners for every such device to be licensed. Upon receipt of such fee, the Treasurer shall issue a license bearing the name and address of the holder of such license, showing payment of the fee and indicating the type of device licensed. Such license shall be prominently posted in the vicinity of the device licensed and shall permit the operation of a device of such type until May 31 of the following license year. If any device shall be installed after December 1 and prior to the following June 1, the license fee shall be in an amount as established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Commissioners for the remaining portion of the license year.
[Ord. 180-68, 3/25/1968, § 3; as amended by Ord. 387-80, --/--/----; and by Ord. 757-2009, 7/1/2009]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part, upon conviction thereof, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues shall constitute a separate offense.