[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Clifton 12-20-1960 by Ord. No. 3319 as Article 3 of Chapter 10 of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Clifton, New Jersey, 1960. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Licensed businesses — See Ch. 303.
[Amended 11-14-1966 by Ord. No. 3728]
It shall be unlawful for any person to shine shoes of another or act as a bootblack for profit upon any street in the City unless he first obtains a license therefor from the City Clerk, who, for the purposes of this chapter, is designated as the licensing officer.
Any person desiring a license under this chapter shall file with the City Clerk an application, under oath, in writing, on a form furnished by the City Clerk.
The application shall set forth the following information:
The applicant's name, business name and business address.
Whether the applicant is an individual, a partnership, a corporation or another entity and, if another entity, a full explanation and description thereof.
If the applicant is an individual, the applicant's residence address and date and place of birth.
If the applicant is a partnership, the full names, residence addresses, dates and places of birth of each partner.
If the applicant is a corporation or other entity, in the case of a corporation, the full names, residence addresses, dates and places of birth of each major officer and each stockholder, the name and address of the registered agent and the address of the principal office [The term "stockholder," as used herein, means and includes any person owning or having an interest, either legal or equitable, in 10% or more of the stock issued and outstanding of the applicant corporation.]; in the case of another entity, the full names, residence addresses, dates and places of birth of each person owning or having any interest, either legal or equitable, aggregating in value 10% or more of the total capital of said entity, the name and address of the registered agent, if any, and the address of the principal office.
Whether the applicant or any partners, officers or stockholders thereof have ever been arrested or convicted of a crime and, if so, the name of the person arrested or convicted, the date of arrest, the crime or charge involved and the disposition thereof. The term "officers," as used herein, means and includes the president, vice presidents, secretary and treasurer of a corporate applicant.
The fee for a license issued under this chapter shall be $1 per year, or for any part thereof, and shall be paid to the City Clerk prior to the issuance of the license.
The license shall be issued for a term of one year, commencing January 1 and expiring on the 31st day of December of the year in which issued. It shall apply only to the person to whom granted. Such license shall not be transferable.
Any person to whom a license is granted under this chapter shall carry said license on his person and exhibit it whenever called upon to do so.
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $10.