As a condition for the issuance or renewal of any license or permit, the applicant, if he is the owner thereof, shall pay any delinquent property taxes or assessments on the property wherein the business or activity for which the license or permit is sought or wherein the business or activity is to be conducted.
When any license or permittee who is an owner of the property upon which the licensed business or activity is conducted has failed to pay the taxes or assessments due on the property for at least three consecutive quarters, the license or permit shall be revoked or suspended.
Upon payment of the delinquent taxes or assessment, the license or permit shall be restored.
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to or include any alcoholic beverage license or permit issued pursuant to the "Alcoholic Beverage Control Act," N.J.S.A. 33:1-1, et seq.
Any applicant for approval or relief from any ordinance or regulation of the Township of Hardwick, from either the township committee, any township board, officer, licensing official, township employee, seeking permission or authority to use any parcel of real property owned by the applicant within the Township of Hardwick, in the County of Warren, shall as a condition to obtaining said approval or relief submit proof with such application that all real estate taxes assessed against such real property, to include rollback taxes that were assessed as omitted assessments and which are unappealable, have been paid through the current tax quarter or any required due date that has accrued prior to or at the date of the application as filed.
No approval or relief for any use or activity in connection with a designated parcel of real property located in the Township of Hardwick, in the County of Warren, shall be issued by the township committee, township board, officer or licensing official, or employee of the township unless that body, official, or employee has received from the applicant a certification that all real estate taxes assessed against such real property, including rollback taxes as above provided, have been paid through the current quarter or any due date that accrued through the date of issuance of the approval or relief.