Business Licenses and Permits
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in any business or commercial activity covered by this article without obtaining a license from the city. The businesses and commercial activities covered by this article are as follows and include the following licenses: business license, amusement game license, display license, garage sale license, street vendor license, taxicab license, temporary business license and transient business license. No street vendor shall sell goods or wares from a fixed stand or fixed location within the city without obtaining a temporary business license and complying with the applicable regulations.
The sale of goods or services at a specific location within the City for no longer than 10 days at one time. Said business may be conducted on private property or public property with the written consent of the property owner. Examples of this type of business include portable food or novelty concession stands or portable flower stands.
The portable stand or vehicle utilized in the operation of the temporary business must be removed when the business is not in operation.
The hours for operation of a temporary business must be designated in the license and they shall not begin before 8:00 am or continue after 10:00 pm
$25 per day for each location and shall not be issued for more than 10 days at one time, but the days need not be consecutive.
The sale of goods, wares and merchandise at a specific location within the City for no longer than 180 days at one time. Said business must be conducted on private property with the written consent of the property owner.
The hours for operation must be designated in the license and it shall not begin before 8:00 am or continue after 10:00 pm.
The location selected by the transient merchant for operation must be approved by the zoning officer and the type of merchandising business must be a permitted use within the zoning district where the merchandising business is to be located.
$1,000 for 180 consecutive days pursuant to NJSA 45:24-3
All towing operators in order to provide services in no-preference motor vehicle accidents shall be licensed with the Clerk of the City of Millville. No towing operator shall have been convicted of any crime. The City Clerk shall take applications for the licensing of towing operators from any towing operator who asserts that he can comply with the New Jersey statutes and regulations and with the terms of the City of Millville Municipal Code.
Each licensed towing operator shall be charged an annual fee of $250. Said fee shall be paid upon the submission of the signed application to the Clerk of the City of Millville.
The application form shall include the name, business address and telephone number of the towing operator. It shall also include the location of the towing operator's motor vehicle storage facility, the name of the towing operator's insurance company, the insurance policy number, the towing fees and storage fees charged, and any other information which the Clerk deems relevant and appropriate.
The City Clerk shall furnish a copy of the application to the Chief of Police of the City or his designated representative, who shall conduct an investigation of the towing operator. This investigation shall be completed within 30 days. This investigation shall consist of an inspection of the motor vehicle storage facility, an inspection of the tow vehicles, an inspection of the towing operation, and an inquiry into all relevant matters to determine if the towing operator meets the requirements with the New Jersey statutes and regulations and with the terms of the City of Millville Municipal Code.
The selling of beverages, foods, merchandise, goods or wares by walking or driving about the City. It does not include selling from a fixed or permanent location.
Vehicular Food or Beverage Vendor — Any person traveling through the streets of the City in a motor vehicle stopping to sell food or beverages at retail to customers coming up to the vehicle is a "street vendor." An example of this is an ice cream truck. This does not include vehicles making deliveries to private residences or other locations.
No person shall engage in street vending within the City unless licensed to do so pursuant to this article. The license required shall be known as a "street vendor license" and shall be issued by the City Clerk after payment of the required fee and compliance with these regulations. The fee for the license shall be $25 per day for each licensee or $400 per year.
The application for the license required by this article shall be made in writing and filed with the City Clerk on a form provided by his office. The application shall contain the following information:
Fixed location. No street vendor shall sell goods or wares from a fixed stand or fixed location within the City without obtaining a temporary business license and complying with the applicable regulations.
Private residence. No street vendor shall go on private residential property to sell goods or wares without the prior invitation or consent of the resident property owner or resident tenant.
Public sidewalks. No street vendor shall set up a stand or similar facility on the public sidewalks to sell goods or wares to pedestrians standing or walking by.
Public streets. No street vendor shall park his vehicle on a public street and use it as a business stand to sell goods or wares to occupants of other vehicles or persons moving or standing on the sidewalks or streets.
Silly String. No street vendor shall sell Silly String at public events held within the City which are conducted on the sidewalks, streets and public lands owned or under the control of the City.
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of a dealer in
secondhand goods within the City unless licensed pursuant to this article. The
license required shall be known as a business license, and shall be issued by the
City Clerk after payment of the required fee and compliance with these regulations. A copy of the license issued shall be filed by the City Clerk with the Chief of Police.
All sales entitled attic sale, garage sale, lawn sale, rummage sale or yard sale and shall include any similar casual sale of tangible personal property which is advertised by any means whereby the public at large is or can be made aware of the sale.
The application for a garage sale license shall be made in the City Clerk’s Office.
No sign shall be attached to or painted on benches, bridges, curbs, fences,
Senior citizens and persons totally and permanently disabled are exempt
Roadside stands for the sale of farm, truck gardening, nursery, gardening and greenhouse produce and/or stock may be established subject to the provisions of the Schedules of District Regulations and the following conditions:
Roadside produce stands: $100 for each thirty-day period or portion thereof.
A license for a roadside produce stand shall be issued for the time period requested by the applicant, provided that the license shall be issued for consecutive days only and shall begin on the date when the license is issued. The license shall not extend in time beyond the written consent of the property owner where the stand is to be located.
Roadside produce stands used to sell fruits, vegetables and farm products located on the property where at least 50% of the produce and products offered for sale were grown or raised are exempt from the payment of the license fees contained in this article
To regulate the standards and manner in which arcades and amusement parlors are operated within the City of Millvilleto ensure the protection of the public health, safety and welfare.