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Township of Hope, NJ
Warren County
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[Ord. No. 2016-10]
This section is adopted with the intent to exempt Hope Township Residents only who are active volunteers with the Fire Department and Emergency Service Squads servicing the Township of Hope, as well as residents that are active duty military or were honorably discharged from a prior term of service, from various license and permit fees otherwise payable pursuant to existing ordinances.
[Ord. No. 2016-10; Ord. No. 2016-11; Ord. No. 2017-03]
Residents who are 1) active emergency service volunteers, as confirmed by the volunteer fire or rescue squad with which they are members, and/or 2) on active duty or were honorably discharged from any of the service branches, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Merchant Marines, Coast Guard, and National Guard, shall be exempt from the municipal fees established in the following subsections of the Code of the Township of Hope:
Code Section
2-4.8 Fees and Deposits for Use of Community Center and Municipal Facilities
3-29 Garage Sale Permit
4-1.8 Peddlers, Solicitors and Transient Merchants Licenses
20-26.1 Zoning Permits
[Ord. No. 2016-10]
The exemptions set forth in this chapter are limited to the payment of a fee only and the requirements to obtain a license, permit or approval associated with such fee are not waived. The exemption shall be capped at $300 per permit (and $500.00) annually for eligible volunteers.