[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Essex Fells 4-28-1941 by Ord. No. 184 (Ch. 5.04 of the 1992 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 194.
No person shall possess, sell, distribute or transport any alcoholic beverage in the Borough in violation of Title 33 of the Revised Statutes (1937), as amended and supplemented.
[Amended 12-29-1980 by Ord. No. 80-462; 12-30-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-863; 2-18-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-945; 6-16-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-962; 6-7-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-974; 3-21-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-982; 2-20-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-992; 3-5-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-1007]
Effective January 1, 2019, the sum to be paid annually for a plenary retail consumption license is $1,777.29 in accordance with N.J.S.A. 33:1-12. All fees collected pursuant to this section are nonrefundable.
Licenses shall be issued by the Mayor and Council by resolution, shall be signed by the Mayor and Borough Clerk, and bear the Borough seal, and shall at all times be conspicuously displayed upon the premises at which the license is to be exercised. Licenses shall not be transferable except as provided by Title 33 and by Regulation No. 3 of the State Commissioner.
During the hours sales of alcoholic beverages are prohibited, as provided in this chapter, the room or rooms in which the bar is located shall not be used for any unlawful purpose.
Editor's Note: Original Section 5.04.050, Sales to minors prohibited, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 11-17-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-878.