40:56-85. Annual licenses for business within special improvement district; fees; special account
a. In lieu of, or in addition to, funding pursuant to section 16 of P.L.1972, c. 134 (C. 40:56-80) of the activities of the district management corporation to be undertaken pursuant to this amendatory and supplementary act, the municipality may, by ordinance, require annual licenses for businesses operating in properties within the special improvement district, and establish fees for those licenses based on the assessment among these businesses of the aggregate amount of the annual budget of the district management corporation, approved pursuant to section 18 of this amendatory and supplementary act, which is not funded pursuant to section 16 of P.L.1972, c. 134. The ordinance may establish reasonable categories of businesses subject to licensing, and reasonable exemptions therefrom or abatements of the fees therefor. The assessments to businesses pursuant to this section shall be by floor area of licensable business space, or sales volume, or some other reasonable basis or combination of bases.
b. Moneys appropriated and collected on account of annual costs to be funded pursuant to subsection a. of this section shall be credited to a special account. Any balances to the credit of the account and remaining unexpended at the end of the fiscal year shall be conserved and applied toward the financial requirements of the succeeding year.
c. The ordinance shall provide for a reasonable appeal procedure for any administrative determination made under the provisions of this section.
L.1984, c. 151, s. 19, eff. Sept. 10, 1984.
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