Township of Lacey, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Lacey: Art. I, 3-10-1988 as Ord. No. 12-88 (Ch. 73B, Art. I, of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-10-1988 as Ord. No. 12-88 (Ch. 73B, Art. I, of the 1974 Code)]
[Amended 7-11-1996 by Ord. No. 96-36]
A. 
Every person applying for the issuance or the renewal of any license or permit issued by or requiring the approval of the municipality shall provide proof that there are no delinquent property taxes or assessments due on the property that is the subject of the license or on which a licensed activity or business is or will be conducted.
B. 
If the applicant is the owner of the property that is the subject of the license or on which a licensed activity or business is or will be conducted, then the municipality or the municipal officer or township officer charged with issuing or renewing the license or permit shall condition the issuance or renewal of said license or permit upon the payment by the applicant of any delinquent property taxes or assessments on the subject property.
[Amended 7-11-1996 by Ord. No. 96-36]
In the event that any permit holder or licensee who is the owner of the property affected by the license or upon which the licensed business or activity is conducted fails to pay property taxes on the property for at least three (3) consecutive quarters, a notice shall be sent by the township to said property owner advising that if his taxes are not brought current within ninety (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 failure of the property owner to bring his taxes current within ninety (90) days from the issuance of the notice by the township set forth herein.
Upon payment by the licensee or permit holder of all delinquent taxes or assessments on the property on which the licensed activity or business is conducted, said license or permit shall automatically be restored.
A. 
The provisions of § 223-2 shall only apply in the event that the licensee or permit holder is also the owner of the property upon which the licensed business or activity is conducted.
B. 
The provisions of this Article shall not apply to nor include any alcoholic beverage license or permit issued pursuant to the New Jersey Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, N.J.S.A. 33:1 et seq.
[Amended 7-11-1996 by Ord. No. 96-36]
C. 
The provisions of this Article shall not apply to the issuance of a permit to connect a single-family residence, for which a certificate of occupancy had previously been issued by the township, to the Lacey Municipal Utilities Authority sewer lines or waterlines.
[Added 7-27-1989 by Ord. No. 36-89]