Every owner, operator, manager or person in charge of a food establishment, which shall be construed to mean any place in which articles of food or food products are sold or distributed, including restaurants, shall annually, before July 1, secure from the Secretary of the Township a permit to carry on such business.  The fee for such permit shall be twenty-five dollars ($25.00).  Such permit shall be issued upon a written application, which shall set forth the name of the applicant and the kind of business thereof.