Township of Ewing, NJ
Mercer County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Ewing 11-24-1998 by Ord. No. 98-13 as Ch. 171 of the 1998 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
SELF-OPERATED LAUNDROMATS, LAUNDERETTES, DRY-CLEANING ESTABLISHMENTS AND SELF-OPERATED CAR WASHES
Those premises used in whole or in part for the operation of self-service, coin-operated washing, drying, dry-cleaning machines and self-operated car washes.
Every person owning or operating a self-service laundromat, launderette, dry-cleaning machine establishment or self-operated car wash shall obtain a license from the Clerk. The license shall be displayed at a conspicuous place upon the premises.
Any person applying for a license shall pay the fee set forth in Chapter 172, Fees. A separate license shall be obtained for each establishment.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate, maintain or use in any public or quasi-public place or in any building, store or other place where the public is invited any coin-operated dry-cleaning machines, washers or dryers, related items and self-operated car washes unless the proprietor or attendant in charge of the premises where the installation is located is on duty during the prevailing time between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. During the time an attendant is not on continuous duty, there shall be conspicuously posted a telephone number where notice may be given in the event of machine breakdown or some other emergency.
Except as provided herein, violations of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article III, General Penalty.