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ORDINANCE 2015-21 Amendment to Taxi Ordinance

ADOPTED: August 18, 2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF POINT PLEASANT BEACH,
COUNTY OF OCEAN AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING
CHAPTER VI ENTITLED “LICENSING TAXI CABS”


WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach in order to ensure the safety of, and quality of life of, all residents of, and visitors to, the Borough, have found that it is in the public interest to revise licensing requirements and regulations governing the businesses of, and operations of, owners and drivers of taxis, autocabs, and other vehicles engaged in the business of carrying passengers for hire within the Borough.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach, County of Ocean and State of New Jersey, that Chapter VI, Sections 3 and 5 of the Borough Code shall be amended and supplemented by making the following changes in Sections 3 and 5.


Section 3. Licenses

All taxi/autocab owners and operators operating within the Borough, except those properly licensed in another municipality of the State of New Jersey who are called to a location in the Borough for pickup or who pick up a fare in another municipality for drop off in the Borough, or who are licensed in Manasquan, Brick Township, Belmar, Sea Girt, or Point Pleasant and pick up a fare between the day before the first recognized holiday or weekend at 3:00 pm and the day after the weekend or holiday at 3:00 am from May 1 through the Tuesday after Labor Day at a taxi stand on or east of Ocean Avenue and north of Arnold Avenue and south of Niblick Street between the hours of 12:30 am and 3:00 am, shall be licensed in accordance with the provisions of this ordinance.

Section 5. Requirements for Annual Taxi/Autocab Owner's and Seasonal Taxi/Autocab Owner’s Licenses.
7. Provide Insurance as follows:
(i) i) Each applicant for a taxi/autocab owner's license shall insure each taxi/autocab with at least a $100,000.00 Combined Single Limit Policy.
(ii) proof of such insurance covering the taxi/autocab sought to be licensed as required by N.J.S.A. 48:16-3 through N.J.S.A. 48:16-9, shall be submitted with the application.
(iii) Each applicant shall then and thereafter comply with all of the provisions of N.J.S.A. 48:16-1 et seq., as well as the acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto.

NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the foregoing Ordinance was introduced and approved 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 4th day of August 2015 and will be considered for second reading and final passage at the regular meeting of said governing body to be held on the 18th day of August 2015 at 7:30 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.
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EILEEN A. FARRELL, RMC
Municipal Clerk


Published August05, 2015 | New Ordinances | 2154


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