416 New Jersey Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742 • 732-892-1118 • www.pointpleasantbeach.org
Welcome to Point Pleasant Beach

Point Pleasant Beach News


Printable Version


ORDINANCE 2012-02 Amusement Game License Fees

ADOPTED: February 7, 2012


_____________________________________________

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF POINT PLEASANT BEACH,
COUNTY OF OCEAN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING
AND SUPPLEMENTING THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH AT
CHAPTER VIII, ENTITLED “LICENSING OF AMUSEMENT GAMES,”
AT SECTION 8-4 ENTITLED, “FEES AND LIMITIATION OF LICENSES”



BE IT ORDAINED by the Borough Council of the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach, County of Ocean and State of New Jersey as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter VIII of the Borough Code, entitled “Licenses - General,” shall be amended and supplemented as follows:

“8-4 Fees and Limitation of Licenses.

There shall be a limit of 40 amusement games licenses issued within the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach. The fees which shall accompany the application for license and which are payable to the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach for the types of licenses to be issued shall be as follows:
Permissible Amusement Games Certification No. 1 - Throw games wherein a single player upon payment of a fee is furnished a number of balls, hoops, darts or other objects, or uses his own coins to be hand-thrown, rolled or propelled at, into, or upon targets, with prizes awarded according to results achieved – generally known as a Basketball game, Dart game, Coin Pitch game, Roll Down game, Bushel Basket, Ball Toss and such similar games. Fee – five hundred ($500.00) dollars per license. In this category, there shall be only one game per license.
Permissible Amusement Games Certification No. 2 - Arcade games wherein a single player upon payment of a fee is permitted to play a machine or device to obtain a prize or attain a score upon the basis of which a prize is awarded – generally known as a Crane machine, Skeeball, Wacky Gator, Rotary Merchandiser, Silver Skis, Coin Pusher, Hoop Shoot and such similar games, including electronic games. There is no restriction on the number of machines or devices that may be installed or available under one arcade license. If any machine or device has more than one player position, each player position shall be considered a separate machine or device in calculating the municipal license fee. Fee - one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars for the first 50 player positions and an additional ten ($10.00) dollars for each player position thereafter.
Permissible Amusement Games Certification No. 3 - Games wherein a single player upon payment of a fee is permitted to make a blind selection of one object from a number of objects, the object selected being the prize won or indicating the prize won – generally known as Duck Pond Game, Fish Pond Game, Grab Bag Game, Pick-the-Stick Game, and such similar games. Fee - five hundred ($500.00) dollars per license. In this category, there shall be only one game per license.
Permissible Amusement Games Certification No. 4 - Competitive games wherein several players upon payment of a fee are permitted to compete against each other for a prize to be awarded to the player who first achieves the required result – generally known as Bowlo, Fascination, Greyhound, Skilo, Throw Fascination, Water Gun and such similar games. Fee – seven hundred fifty ($750.00) dollars per license up to 100 seats; 100-200 seats, $1,375.00; 201 – 350 seats, $2,000.00; over 350 seats - $3,000.00.
Permissible Amusement Games Certification No. 5 - A game of chance (generally known as Stop and Go games) incorporating a laydown board marked in segments bearing numbers, names or symbols whereon the player or players place the entry fee as an indication of choice of expected winner. Fee - seven hundred fifty ($750.00) dollars per license. In this category, there shall be only one game per license.
Permissible Amusement Games Certification No. 6 - Guessing games wherein a single player upon payment of a fee is entitled to win a prize in the event that the operator is unable to guess, within announced limits, the weight or age of the player – generally known as Guess Your Weight and Guess Your Age. Fee - five hundred ($500.00) dollars per game. In this category, there shall be only one game per license.
Permissible Amusement Games Certification No. 7 - A game wherein a single player upon payment of a fee is entitled to win a prize in the event that within a permitted number of tries he rings a bell or gong a required number of times by striking with a maul one end of a horizontal level arm the other end of which propels a weight upward along a vertical wire at the top of which the bell or gong is located – generally known as Ring the Bell Game or High Striker Game. Fee - five hundred ($500.00) dollars per game. In this category, there shall be only one game per license.
Permissible Amusement Games Certification No. 8 - Miscellaneous skill games wherein a single player upon payment of fee is entitled to use a physical skill to attain a predetermined goal for which a prize is awarded – generally known as Log Roll, Rope Climb and such similar games. Fee - five hundred ($500.00) dollars per game. In this category, there shall be only one game per license.
Permissible Amusement Games Certification No. 9 - A game of chance incorporating a lay-down board marked in segments bearing numbers, names or symbols whereon the play or players place the entry fee as an indication of the choice of expected winner which is determined by a non-electrical and non-mechanical device set in motion by a player or players coming to rest – generally known as Pan Game, Crazy Ball and Crazy Block. Fee - seven hundred fifty ($750.00) dollars per game. In this category, there shall be only one game per license.”


SECTION II. All sections of Chapter VIII not amended hereunder shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION III. In the event any section, part or provision of this Ordinance shall be held unconstitutional or invalid by any Court, such holding shall not affect the validity of this Ordinance or any remaining part of this Ordinance other than the part held unconstitutional or invalid.
SECTION IV. All ordinances or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance, are hereby repealed to the extent of their inconsistencies.
SECTION V. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon its final passage and publication as required by law.


NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the foregoing Ordinance was introduced and passed on first reading at the regular meeting of the Borough Council of the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach, in the County of Ocean, held on the 24th day of January 2012 and will be considered for second reading and final passage at the regular meeting of said governing body to be held on the 7th day of February 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Borough Hall, 416 New Jersey Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey at which time and place any person desiring to be heard will be given an opportunity to be so heard.


MARYANN ELLSWORTH, RMC
Municipal Clerk


Published February01, 2012 | New Ordinances | 1301


Municipal Forms Download for Android Download for Iphone
Download for Iphones
Download for Android


Add/Remove/Update Your Contact Information
SwiftReach Networks, Inc.

Municipal Forms

Power Outage

Hurricane Sandy Information