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Borough of Franklin Lakes, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Franklin Lakes 10-5-1998 by Ord. No. 7-98 as Ch. BH:X of the 1988 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful to operate a laundry, dry-cleaning business, laundromat, laundry vehicle or carrier within the limits of the Borough of Franklin Lakes for the purpose of cleaning, washing, collecting or distributing laundry without first having a license from the Board.
It shall be unlawful to place any soiled laundry in any automobile, other vehicle or carrier containing clean laundry or laundry intended for delivery, except where such automobile, vehicle or other carrier is so constructed as to effect a complete separation of, and avoidance of contact between, soiled and cleaned laundry and in a manner acceptable to the Board.
A. 
It shall be unlawful to collect laundry from a house wherein there exists a communicable disease and having been placarded by the Board as having or having had a case of communicable disease, during the period of quarantine established by such placarding.
B. 
Laundry which has accumulated during the period of communicable illness shall not be removed from such house where the same has accumulated until a permit is issued by the attending physician or Health Officer certifying that such accumulated laundry has been properly sterilized and is in acceptable condition for removal and relaundering.
The vehicles, carriers, plant, buildings and premises wherein or whereon the work of laundering is done, and wherein or whereon soiled and cleaned laundry is stored or handled, shall at all times be kept in a clean, sanitary condition satisfactory to the Board, and such plant, buildings, premises, vehicles, and carriers shall at all times be subject to examination and inspection by the Board and its duly authorized representatives. Soiled laundry which is in transit to or from or within such plant, buildings, premises, vehicles and carriers shall not at any time be allowed to come in contact with cleaned laundry, and means satisfactory to the Board must be provided by the permittee to effectively prevent the possibility of such contact.