Borough of Old Tappan, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Old Tappan as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noise — See Ch. 170.
[Adopted by Ord. No. 395-87]
A. 
The Mayor and Council have found that undesirable noise, inconvenience and disturbance is caused by retail businesses remaining open late at night.
B. 
The Mayor and Council deem it to be in the best interests of the residents of the Borough of Old Tappan and in furtherance of their health, safety and welfare, for retail businesses to cease the conduct of their businesses at a reasonable hour.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
RETAIL BUSINESS
Any business which holds itself out to the general public for the sale at retail of goods or services.
[Amended 10-1-2007 by Ord. No. 955-07]
Every retail business located within the Borough, excluding restaurants, pharmacies, nighttime recreational centers and businesses regulated by the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, shall be closed to the public, and business with the public therein shall be and is hereby prohibited, between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 7:00 a.m., except that fitness centers shall be closed to the public, and business with the public therein shall be and is hereby prohibited, between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 5:00 a.m.