Transient Merchant License

A transient merchant license is used for the sale of goods, wares, and merchandise at a specific location within the city for no longer than 180 days at one time.

  • The business must be conducted on private property with the written consent of the property owner.
  • 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.
  • The hours for operation must be designated in the license and it shall not begin before 8 a.m. or continue after 10 p.m.
The license fee is $1,000 for 180 consecutive days pursuant to NJSA 45:24-3.