Township of Union, NJ
Union County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Union 9-28-2010 by Ord. No. 5161. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 160.
Drug-free zones — See Ch. 254.
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 350.
Outdoor cafes — See Ch. 390, Art. I.
Board of Health fees — See Ch. 563.
Food service personnel — See Ch. 568.
Sanitary standards — See Ch. 596.

§ 160A-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
RETAIL CONSUMPTION LICENSE
Retail food establishments as defined in New Jersey Administrative Codes Title 8, § 8:24 et seq., and licensed as same pursuant to the Township of Union Code Chapters 596 and 563 and in which no other business, except such as is incidental to such establishment, is conducted.

§ 160A-2 Consumption prohibited in unlicensed commercial establishment.

Except as otherwise provided in § 160A-4, no person shall drink or otherwise consume any alcoholic beverage, or offer an alcoholic beverage to another person for the purpose of consumption, in any commercial establishment where persons congregate for any purposes whatsoever, unless such establishment holds a valid retail consumption license issued by the Township or the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

§ 160A-3 Owner or operator not to permit consumption in unlicensed commercial establishment.

Except as otherwise provided in § 160A-4, no person owning or operating any commercial establishment, whether or not food or beverages are sold or served on the premises, shall serve or permit or allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises, unless such establishment holds a valid retail consumption license issued by the Township or the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

§ 160A-4 Exceptions.

[Amended 9-13-2011 by Ord. No. 5215]
The prohibitions contained in §§ 160A-2 and 160A-3 of this chapter shall not apply to a retail food establishment licensed facility as defined in this section.

§ 160A-5 Enforcement.

[Added 4-10-2012 by Ord. No. 5238[1]]
This chapter shall be enforced by any member of the Township of Union Police Department and any Township of Union Health Inspector who may issue a summons for a violation of any ordinance of the Board of Health.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also renumbered former § 160A-5 as § 160A-6.

§ 160A-6 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to one or more of the following: imprisonment in the county jail or in any other place provided by the municipality for the detention of prisoners for any term not exceeding 90 days or by a fine not exceeding $1,250 or by a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, to become effective on the effective date of this chapter.