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ORDINANCE 2017-03 Amend Ch. VI Section 7 - Taxi License Term

ADOPTED: March 7, 2017

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF POINT PLEASANT BEACH,
COUNTY OF OCEAN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING CHAPTER VI
OF THE BOROUGH CODE, ENTITLED “LICENSING TAXICABS” AT SECTION 7, ENTITLED “ISSUANCE OF LICENSE.”

WHEREAS, the Governing Body of the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach (hereinafter “Borough”) has found that it is in the public interest to revise the timing of the licensing requirements 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 Governing Body of the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach, County of Ocean and State of New Jersey, as follows:

SECTION I.

Chapter VI of the Code of the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach, entitled “Licensing Taxicabs,” Section 7 entitled “Issuance of License” shall be amended to read as follows:

Upon notification by the Borough Clerk of satisfactory fulfillment of the foregoing requirements, the Governing Body shall either grant or deny the license application, unless the Governing Body returns or holds over the application for further investigation.

Any license issued pursuant to this Chapter shall be valid for twelve (12) consecutive months from the date of issuance, and shall not be transferable. In the event that an annual taxi/autocab owner’s license expires and is not renewed, any and all taxicab licenses and taxicab driver’s licenses issued in connection therewith shall simultaneously expire.

SECTION II.

All ordinances or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance, are hereby repealed to the extent of their inconsistencies.

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.

This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon its final passage and publication as required by law.


SECTION V.

The Borough Clerk is hereby directed, upon adoption of the Ordinance after public hearing thereon, to publish notice of the passage thereof and to file a copy of this Ordinance as finally adopted as required by New Jersey law.



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Borough of Point Pleasant Beach
Stephen D. Reid, Mayor



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 21st day of February, 2017, 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 March, 2017, 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 FARRELL, RMC
Municipal Clerk


Published February22, 2017 | New Ordinances | 2494


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