Township of Cedar Grove, NJ
Essex County
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As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
KENNEL
Any establishment wherein or whereon the business of boarding or training or selling dogs or breeding dogs for sale is carried on, except a pet shop.
PET SHOP
Any room or group of rooms, store or stores, cage or exhibition pen, not part of a kennel, wherein, among other things, dogs for sale are kept or displayed.
A. 
No kennel or pet shop shall be located, established or maintained within the Township unless the person who keeps or operates or proposes to establish a kennel or pet shop shall apply to and obtain from the Township Health Officer a license entitling him to keep or operate such establishment as provided by law.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Kennel and pet shop fees are established by N.J.S.A. 4:19-15.8.
B. 
Any person holding a license issued under Subsection A of this section shall not be required to procure individual licenses for dogs owned by said licensee and kept at such establishment.
A. 
All licenses issued under this article by the Township Health Officer for a kennel or pet shop shall state the purpose for which the establishment is maintained and shall not be transferable to another owner or different premises. Such licenses shall expire on the last day of January of each year.
B. 
Revocation.
(1) 
All such licenses may be revoked by the Township Health Officer on recommendation of the State Department of Health or the Township Department of Health for any failure to comply with the rules and regulations of the State Department of Health or of the Township Department of Health governing the same, subject to a right of appeal as provided in Chapter 31, Health Council, Advisory, § 31-7.
(2) 
In addition, a license issued pursuant to this article may be revoked or suspended by the Township Council when any licensee, who is the owner of the property upon which the licensed business is conducted, has failed to pay the taxes due on the property for at least three consecutive quarters.
[Added 5-6-1991 by Ord. No. 91-383]
No dog kept in a kennel or pet shop shall be permitted off such premises, except on a leash or in a crate or other safe control.