Borough of Haworth, NJ
Bergen County
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[Ord. No. 861 § BH-7.1]
It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct a retail food establishment or deliver milk or milk products without first having obtained from the Board a license. Only a person who complies with the provisions of Chapter 12 of the State Sanitary Code, which pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6 is incorporated by reference herein as if set forth in full herein, three copies of which Code are on file with and available for inspection at the office of the Board in the custody of the Secretary of the Board, shall be entitled to hold a license. Licenses shall not be transferable from one person or place to another person or place. A valid license shall be posted in every retail food service establishment. Licenses for temporary retail food establishments shall be issued for a single location and a period of time not to exceed seven days within any month, except at the discretion of the Board.
[Ord. No. 861 § BH-7.2]
Any person desiring to operate a retail food service establishment shall make written application for a license on forms provided by the Board of Health. Such applications shall include the applicant's full name and post office address and whether such applicant is an individual, firm or corporation, and if a partnership, the names of the partners, together with their addresses, shall be included; the location and type of the proposed food service establishment; and the signature of applicant or applicants. If the application is for a temporary food service establishment, it shall also include the inclusive dates of the proposed operation.
[Ord. No. 861 § BH-7.3]
Upon receipt of an application pursuant to this chapter, the Registered Environmental Health Specialist shall make an inspection of the retail food service establishment to determine the compliance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 26:2-62 to 26:2-71. When an inspection reveals that the applicable requirements of this section and the State Sanitary Code have been met, a license shall be issued to the applicant by the Board.
[Ord. No. 861 § BH-7.4]
Licensed retail food service establishments shall pay an annual license fee as set forth in Section 4:5-3 of Chapter 4, "Licensing and Business Regulations" of the Revised General Ordinances.
[Ord. No. 861 § BH-7.5]
Notwithstanding the other provisions of this section, whenever the Registered Environmental Health Specialist finds unsanitary or other conditions in the operation of a retail food service establishment which, in the judgment of the Registered Environmental Health Specialist, constitute a substantial hazard to the public health, the Registered Environmental Health Specialist may, without warning, notice or hearing, issue a written notice to the license holder or operator citing such condition, specifying the corrective action to be taken and specifying a time period within which such action shall be taken; and if deemed necessary, such order shall state that the license is immediately suspended and that all food service operations are to be immediately discontinued. Any person to whom such an order is issued shall comply immediately therewith but, upon written petition to the Registered Environmental Health Specialist, shall be afforded a hearing pursuant to this chapter.