"BOROUGH OF RIDGEFIELD"
BOROUGH OF BOUND BROOK County of Somerset ORDINANCE -2009-15 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING CHAPTER II “ADMINISTRATION”, ARTICLE III “ADMINISTRATIVE FEES”, SECTION 2-60.1 “CERTIFIED BIRTH, MARRIAGE AND DEATH CERTIFICATES”, CHAPTER IV “GENERAL LICENSING”, ARTICLE I “LICENSES AND PROCEDURES”, SECTION 4-4.3 “INVESTIGATION; FEES” AND SECTION 4-7.3 “EXCEPTIONS”, ARTICLE II “TOWING AND STORAGE FEE REGULATION”, SECTION 4-22.3 “LICENSING; FEES”, AND ARTICLE III “LICENSING OF TAXICABS AND LIMOUSINES” SECTION 4-23 “TAXICABS” AND SECTION 4-24.1 “FEE FOR LIMOUSINE LICENSE”, CHAPTER V “ANIMAL CONTROL”, ARTICLE I “DOGS, SHELTERS, KENNEL AND PET SHOPS”, SECTION 5-2.5 “FEES” AND ARTICLE II “LICENSING OF CATS”, SECTION 5-19.7 “LICENSE FEE SCHEDULE” AND SECTION 5-19.9 “LOSS OF LICENSE” CHAPTER VI “ALCOHOL AND BEVERAGE CONTROL”, SECTION 6-3.4 “LICENSE FEES; MAXIMUM NUMBER”, AND CHAPTER VII “TRAFFIC”, SECTION 7-40.1 “REGULATION FOR THE MOVEMENT AND THE PARKING OF TRAFFIC ON MUNICIPAL PROPERTY AND BOARD OF EDUCATION PROPERTY” AND SECTION 7-41.3 “REGULATIONS” TO CHANGE THE FEE AMOUNTS NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Bound Brook, County of Somerset, State of New Jersey, being the governing body thereof, that Chapter II “Administration”, Article III “Administrative Fees”, Section 2-60.1 “Certified Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates.”, Chapter IV “General Licensing”, Article I “Licenses And Procedures”, Section 4-4.3 “Investigation; Fees” and Section 4-7.3 “Exceptions”, Article II “Towing and Storage Fee Regulation”, Section 4-22.3 “Licensing; Fees”, and Article III “Licensing of Taxicabs and Limousines” Section 4-23 “Taxicabs” and Section 4-24.1 “Fee for Limousine License”, Chapter V “Animal Control”, Article I “Dogs, Shelters, Kennel and Pet Shops”, Section 5-2.5 “Fees” and Article II “Licensing of Cats”, Section 5-19.7 “License Fee Schedule” and Section 5-19.9 “Loss of License” Chapter VI “Alcohol And Beverage Control”, Section 6-3.4 “License Fees; Maximum Number”, and Chapter VII “Traffic”, Section 7-40.1 “Regulation for the Movement and the Parking of Traffic on Municipal Property and Board of Education Property” and Section 7-41.3 “Regulations” of the Code of the Borough of Bound Brook be and is hereby amended and supplemented as follows: § 2-60.1 Certified Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates. a. Fee for Birth Certificate. The fee for the issuance of a certified copy of a birth certificate shall be twenty ($20.00) dollars per copy. b. Fee for Marriage Certificate. The fee for the issuance of a certified copy of a marriage certificate shall be twenty ($20.00) dollars per copy. c. Fee for Death Certificate. The fee for the issuance of a certified copy of a death certificate shall be twenty ($20.00) dollars per copy. § 4-4.3 Investigation; Fees. a. The Board of Health shall conduct such investigation as is required by Section 8:51-4.4 of the New Jersey Administrative Code to protect the public health and, if the results of the investigation are satisfactory, shall issue the license to operate as a retail food establishment upon receipt of payment, according to the following schedule: 1. Confectionery, Drug Stores, Flower Shops, Liquor Stores, Voluntary or Nonprofit Associations or any place or business where prepackaged food is sold incidental to a Nonfood business $75.00 2. Food Service Operations under 5,000 sq. ft. $265.00 Food Service Operations 5,000-10,000 sq. ft. $365.00 Food Service Operations over 10,000 sq. ft. $385.00 3. Sale of Milk and Milk Products $25.00 11. Tanning, Health, Toning and Exercise Establishments, permanent locale $100.00 14. Food and Beverage Vending Machines: Items $0.50 or less $20.00 Items $0.51 or more $25.00 Number of Machines $10.00 per machine 15. Initial license for Tattoo or Body Piercing Establishment $225.00 Annual Renewal License Fee shall be $150.00 § 4-7.3 Exceptions. a. This section shall not apply to a pool or billiard table in a private residence used solely by the occupants of the house and their guests. b. This section shall not apply to a bona fide social club, golf club, field club, religious, charitable, benevolent, fraternal or other nonprofit organization having a membership in excess of one hundred (100) which has pool or billiard tables solely for the recreation and amusement of its members, provided that the organization files with the Borough Clerk on a form provided by him a claim for exemption and a statement of the facts upon which the claim is based. § 4-22.3 Licensing; Fees. All applicants for a license shall obtain an application for a wrecker service license which upon receipt of same, shall forward the application to the Municipal Clerk for investigation of the truth and accuracy of the information contained therein. Upon completion of investigation by, the Chief of Police, the Chief of Police shall forward a copy of the application to the Borough Council along with a recommendation for approval or disapproval of the license and the reasons, if any, for disapproval. Upon receiving the application for wrecker service license, the Borough Council shall determine whether or not the applicant has complied with the necessary standards and criteria. If the applicant is found to be qualified, then, upon the payment of an annual license fee of two hundred ($200.00) dollars, a license shall be issued to the applicant and the applicant's name placed at the end of the towing list. All licenses shall expire on December 31 of each year. § 4-23.4 Licensing of Taxicab Owners. g. License Term; Fees. A taxicab owner's license shall expire on December 31 of the year of issuance. Application for renewal shall be made in the same manner as application for initial license except that no hearing shall be required. Such renewal applications must be presented to the Mayor and Council at its first regular meeting in the month of December of each year. The fee for a taxicab owner's license shall be two hundred ($200.00) dollars per year payable upon the filing of the application for the issuance or renewal of the license. The fee shall not be prorated. § 4-23.5 Taxicab Driver's License. b. Fee. The application shall be accompanied by a fee of two hundred ($200.00) dollars for the initial license period. § 4-24.1 Fee for Limousine License. Any applicant for issuance of a limousine license pursuant to N.J.S.A. 48:16-17 shall pay a fee of one hundred ($100.00) dollars to the Borough Clerk upon the filing of the required insurance policy. § 5-2.5 Fees. The person applying for a license shall pay a fee of eighteen ($18.00) dollars for each neutered dog upon presentation of a certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian stating that the dog has been spayed or neutered and twenty-one ($21.00) dollars for each non-neutered dog. He shall also pay a one ($1.00) dollar New Jersey Registration Fee and a twenty ($0.20) cent New Jersey "Pilot Clinic Fund" Fee. He shall also pay a late charge of five ($5.00) dollars when the application for the license is made beyond the time limit described in subsection 5-2.4. The same fees shall be charged for the annual renewal for each license. If a license tab has been misplaced or lost, the fee for a duplicate license tag for that particular dog shall be five ($5.00) dollars § 5-19.7 License Fee Schedule. A license shall be issued after payment of a fee of ten ($10.00) dollars for each un-neutered cat, and five ($5.00) dollars for each neutered cat, provided, however, that the maximum fee per household shall be twenty-five ($25.00) dollars for un-neutered cats and fifteen ($15.00) dollars for neutered cats. Persons, who fail to obtain a license as required within the time period specified in this section, will be subject to a delinquent fee of five ($5.00) dollars to obtain the license and such other penalties as prescribed in Section 5-22. § 5-19.9 Loss of License. If a license tag has been misplaced or lost, the Borough Clerk or other person designated by the Licensing Authority may issue a duplicate license tag for that particular cat at a fee of five ($5.00) dollars. § 6-3.4 License Fees; Maximum Number. The annual license fees of licenses for the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages in the Borough shall be as follows: Class of License Annual License Fees Number of Licenses Plenary Retail Consumption License $2500.00 19 Plenary Retail Distribution License $2500.00 2 Club License $188.00 2 § 7-40.1 Regulation for the Movement and the Parking of Traffic on Municipal Property and Board of Education Property. a. In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-197, the following Municipal and Board of Education property shall have the movement of traffic controlled by the type of regulation indicated. No person shall operate, or park a vehicle in violation of the regulations indicated. Property Location Cost Regulation* Time Limit Municipal One hour metered One hour Parking Parking Lot #1 parking is only meters - $.25 permitted on the west per hour side of Municipal Lot 1. Parking on the north, south and east portions of the plaza are designated to the business occupying the former NJ Transit passenger station. Municipal The lot on the north Two hours at Parking Parking Lot #5 side of Main Street at parking meters- $.25 Block 12, Lot 5.01 meters on per hour commonly known as west side Hang tags - Archie's Parking Lot Twenty-four $50.00 per hours at hang month tag spaces on east side Municipal The lot on the south Two hours Parking Parking Lot #6 side of Main Street at when using meters - $.25 Block 1, Lot 56.01 parking per hour commonly known as meters Hang tags - Kurtz's Parking Lot Twenty-four $50.00 per hours with month hang tags § 7-41.3 Regulations. a. Designation of Parking Spaces. Parking meter spaces shall be designated by lines marked on the curbing or surface of the street. b. Installation of Parking Meters. In parking meter zones, parking meters shall be installed upon the curb or sidewalk immediately adjacent to the parking spaces. The meters shall be placed not more than two (2) feet from the curb nor more than four (4) feet from the front or rear line of the parking space. Each parking meter or device shall display a signal showing legal parking upon the deposit of the appropriate coin for the period of time prescribed by this section. Each parking meter shall be so programmed that upon the expiration of the lawful time limit, it will indicate that the lawful parking time period has expired. No parking meter shall be installed in any of the areas where parking is prohibited pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-138. c. Operation of Parking Meters. Except in a period of emergency or in compliance with the directions of a Police Officer or traffic control sign when any vehicle is parked in any parking meter space, the operation of such vehicle shall, upon entering the parking meter space immediately deposit in the meter the proper coin required to operate the parking meter as indicated on the meter, and when required by the directions on the meter the person depositing the coin shall also set in operation the timing mechanism on the meter. Upon the deposit of such coin (and setting of the timing mechanism in operation when so required), the parking space may be lawfully occupied by the vehicle during the period of time which has been prescribed for the part of the street on which the parking space is located. Any person parking a vehicle in a parking meter space adjacent to a meter which indicates that unused time has been left in the meter by the previous occupant of the space shall not be required to deposit a coin so long as his occupancy of the space does not exceed the indicated unused parking time. d. Fees. Parking a vehicle in a parking meter space shall be lawful for such periods of time upon deposit of such coins or combinations of coins as set forth in paragraphs 1. through 5. below. 1. One (1) Hour "B" Zones. Upon deposit of a ten ($0.10) cent coin, thirty (30) minutes; upon deposit of two (2) ten ($0.10) cent coins, sixty (60) minutes. 2. Two (2) Hour Zones on Street, Upon deposit of a five ($0.05) cent coin, thirty (30) minutes; upon deposit of two (2) five ($0.05) cent coin, sixty (60) minutes; upon deposit of three (3) five ($0.05) cent coins or one (1) ten ($0.10) cent coin and one (1) five ($0.05) cent coin, ninety (90) minutes; upon deposit of four (4) five ($0.05) cent coins, two (2) ten ($0.10) cent coins or one (1) ten ($0.10) cent coin and two (2) five ($0.05 cent coins, one hundred twenty (120) minutes. 3. Two (2) Hour Zones in Municipal Parking Lots #5 and #6. Upon deposit of a twenty- five ($0.25) cent coin, sixty (60) minutes; upon deposit of two (2) twenty-five ($0.25) cent coins, one hundred twenty (120) minutes. 4. Three (3) Hour Zone in Municipal Parking Lot #3. Upon deposit of a ten ($0.10) cent coin, sixty (60) minutes; upon deposit of two (2) ten ($0.10) cent coins, one hundred twenty (120) minutes, upon deposit of three (3) ten ($.10) cent coins, one hundred eighty (180) minutes. 5. Parking Meter Bags. The provisions of subsection 7-41.4 notwithstanding, parking meter bags may be rented from the Police Department to permit extended parking. The fee for a parking meter bag shall be twelve ($12.00) dollars per day. e. Hours of Meter Operation. Parking meters on streets shall operate every day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. except Sundays and public holidays. Parking meters in Municipal Parking Lots shall operate every day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and midnight except Sundays and public holidays. BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, if any section, paragraph, subsection, clause or provision of this Ordinance shall be adjudged by the courts to be invalid, such adjudication shall apply only to the section paragraph, subsection, clause or provision so adjudicated, and the remainder of the Ordinance shall be deemed valid and effective. BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, any ordinances or parts thereof in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are repealed to the extent of such conflict. BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that this Ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication in accordance with applicable law. ATTEST: BOROUGH OF BOUND BROOK _________________________ By:_____________________________ Donna Marie Godleski, Borough Clerk Mayor Carey Pilato Introduced: October 27, 2009 Adopted: November 10, 2009