[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills 10-28-1986 by Ord. No. 86:72 as Sec. 4-4 of the 1986 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- AMUSEMENT PARKS, CARNIVALS AND CIRCUSES
- Any place operating carousels, whips, kiddie rides and similar devices or exhibitions which is open to the public and for which the owner or operator thereof charges a fee.
[Amended 10-23-2007 by Ord. No. 2007:46]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate an amusement ride without a license. Applicants for a license shall comply with the provisions of Chapter 234, Licensing, in addition to the provisions herein.
The fee for a license under this chapter shall be $300 and it shall be good for one year from the date of issuance.
Upon application for a license by a nonprofit, charitable, or local service organization, and application thereby for a waiver of the license fee, the Township Council may, in its discretion, waive such fee by resolution.
The following regulations shall apply to all public amusement parks:
No licensee shall permit any person under the age of 18 years to operate any amusement device or ride.
No licensee shall permit the operation of the licensed amusement rides before 9:00 a.m. or after 12:00 midnight.
No person shall be granted a license under this chapter unless he first furnishes evidence to the Township Clerk in form of a policy certificate and that he carries public liability insurance in amounts of not less than $300,000 for one person and $1,000,000 for any one accident.
Licensed premises shall be kept clean and free from waste materials and debris at all times.
Licensed premises shall provide special police protection to the degree required by the Chief of Police.