[HISTORY: 1984 Code §§ 148-1—148-5 as amended through December 31, 2016. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Any applicant for a permit, license, approval or relief used or usable in connection with a designated parcel of real property located in the City of South Amboy shall submit proof with such application that all real estate taxes, assessments, sewer and sewer user fees have been paid through the calendar year quarter during which the paid application is filed.
No permit, license, approval or relief used or usable in connection with a designated parcel of real property located in the City of South Amboy shall be issued by any board, body, officer or employee of the City of South Amboy unless all real estate taxes and/or sewer fees assessed against such real property have been paid through the current quarter.
In the event that any permit holder or licensee who is the owner of the property upon which the licensed activity or business is conducted fails to pay property taxes on the property, assessments, sewer and sewer user fees, for at least three consecutive quarters, a notice shall be sent by the city to said property owner advising that if said delinquencies are not brought current within 90 days, then any and all licenses or permits issued by the municipality shall immediately be suspended. Said suspension shall become effective immediately and automatically upon the failure of the property owner to bring the deficiencies current within 90 days from the issuance of the notice by the city as set forth herein.
Upon payment by the licensee or permit holder of all delinquent taxes, assessments, sewer and sewer user fees, as mentioned in Section 148-3, including any interest and/or late fees as assessed against the property on which the licensed activity or business is conducted, said license or permit shall automatically be restored.
The provisions of this Article shall apply to the property that is the subject of the license or on which a licensed activity or business is or will be conducted. (N.J.S.A. 40:52-1.2)
The provisions of this Article shall not apply to nor include any alcoholic beverage license or permit issued pursuant to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq.