Borough of Paulsboro, NJ
Gloucester County
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[Adopted 12-18-1946 by Ord. No. 271]
No new plenary retail consumption licenses or seasonal retail consumption licenses shall be issued in Paulsboro unless and until the combined total number of such licenses existing in Paulsboro is fewer than one for each 1,000 of its population, as shown by the last then preceding federal census.
[Amended 11-19-1957 by Ord. No. 394; 5-3-1994 by Ord. No. 08.94; 4-18-2000 by Ord. No. 01.00; 4-2-2013 by Ord. No. 02.13; 4-4-2017 by Ord. No. 04.17]
The annual fee for a plenary retail consumption license shall be $870.91.
[Amended 10-21-1958 by Ord. No. 403; 10-6-1970 by Ord. No. 522; 8-19-1975 by Ord. No. 582; 4-6-1982 by Ord. No. 01.82; 12-17-2002 by Ord. No. 23.02; 11-16-2009 by Ord. No. 07.09]
A. 
No licensee shall sell, service or deliver or allow, permit or suffer the sale, service or delivery of any alcoholic beverage or allow consumption of any alcoholic beverage on the premises on New Year's Day, when it is a weekday, between the hours of 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.; on all days (other than Sunday) between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.; on Sunday commencing at 12:00 midnight through and until 7:00 a.m. Monday.
B. 
During the hours that sales are prohibited by Subsection A of this section, the entire licensed premises shall be closed, except that the licensed premises may remain open until 2:30 a.m. for the purpose of allowing for the orderly removal of the patrons from the premises. Further, the closing of premises requirement shall not apply to restaurants as defined in N.J.S.A. 33:1-1(t) or to clubs provided for in N.J.S.A. 33:1-12(5). As used in this subsection, the word "closed" means that all patrons must be off the licensed premises.
C. 
The sale of alcoholic beverages shall be allowed at licensed establishments from 12:00 noon until 11:59 p.m. on Sundays.
No new plenary retail distribution licenses shall be issued in Paulsboro unless the number of such licenses existing in Paulsboro is fewer than one for each 3,000 of its population, as shown by the last then preceding federal census.
[Amended 11-19-1957 by Ord. No. 394; 5-3-1994 by Ord. No. 08.94; 4-18-2000 by Ord. No. 01.00; 4-2-2013 by Ord. No. 02.13; 4-4-2017 by Ord. No. 04.17]
The annual fee for a plenary retail distribution license shall be $746.50.
[Amended 3-7-1995 by Ord. No. 02.95]
A. 
A licensee may sell or deliver or allow, permit or suffer the sale or delivery of wine and malt alcoholic beverages at retail in original bottle or can containers in which the beverage was delivered to the retail licensee, for consumption off the licensed premises, only on the same days and during the same hours as the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises is permitted.
B. 
No licensee shall sell or deliver or allow, permit or suffer the sale or delivery of any packaged alcoholic beverage not listed in Subsection A of this section of the Code, including, but not limited to, distilled liquors, blended distilled liquors and any brewed, fermented or distilled liquors, at retail for consumption off the licensed premises, on Sunday, or before 9:00 a.m. or after 10:00 p.m., prevailing time, on any other day of the week.
[Amended 11-5-1986 by Ord. No. 12.86; 4-2-2013 by Ord. No. 02.13; 4-4-2017 by Ord. No. 04.17]
Club licenses shall be limited to six. The annual license fee for club licenses shall be $188.
All license fees provided for in this ordinance shall be prorated when license is granted after July 1 of any year.
Nothing in this ordinance shall prevent the renewal of licenses existing on the effective day of this ordinance, or the transfer of such licenses, or the renewal of licenses so transferred.
No limited retail distribution licenses shall be issued.
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Editor's Note: Former § 6-11, Sunday sales prohibited, was repealed 11-16-2009 by Ord. No. 07.09.
[Added 11-6-1956 by Ord. No. 378]
A. 
All owners or holders of plenary retail consumption licenses and plenary retail distribution licenses shall submit with their next application for renewal a complete set of fingerprints, for the use of the Department of Public Safety in investigating their eligibility and qualifications for license renewal.
B. 
All new owners or license transferees of plenary retail consumption licenses and plenary retail distribution licenses shall submit with their application for new licenses or transfer of existing licenses a complete set of fingerprints, for use of the Department of Public Safety in investigating their eligibility and qualifications for a new license or transfer. This paragraph shall be effective immediately.
C. 
If any applicant for plenary retail consumption license or a plenary retail distribution license shall be a corporation, complete set of fingerprints shall be submitted by all officers of said corporation before a new license, a renewal or a transfer of license shall be granted.
D. 
All persons who are now employed by any owner or holder of a plenary retail consumption license as a barkeeper or barmaid, engaged in mixing or serving drinks over the bar, shall, on or before the 31st day of December 1956, submit a complete set of fingerprints for the use of the Department of Public Safety in investigating their eligibility and qualifications for employment in the licensed establishment.
E. 
All persons who are hereafter employed by any owner or holder of a plenary retail consumption license as a barkeeper or barmaid, engaged in mixing or serving drinks over the bar, shall, before being employed and before going to work, submit a complete set of fingerprints for the use of the Department of Public Safety in investigating their eligibility and qualifications for employment in the licensed establishment. After said investigation, should any such employee be found to be not a proper person under the laws of the State of New Jersey and regulations adopted thereunder, or under any local ordinances, his employment shall be terminated upon written notification hereof by the Borough Clerk to the licensee. This subsection shall be effective immediately.
F. 
All fingerprints required to be filed under this amendment to the above-entitled ordinance shall be kept on file by the Department of Public Safety.
[Amended 4-15-1975 by Ord. No. 575[1]]
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 1, General Provisions, Article I.
[Amended 11-6-1956 by Ord. No. 378; 12-17-2002 by Ord. No. 23.02; 11-16-2009 by Ord. No. 07.09]
All licensees shall conduct their places of business in accordance with all applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations. A violation of any provision of this article shall be punishable, upon conviction thereof, by a fine not exceeding $2,000, imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding 90 days or 90 days of community service, or any combination thereof, at the discretion of the sentencing court or as otherwise provided in N.J.S.A. 40:49-5.
All resolutions and ordinances or parts thereof in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.
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Editor's Note: Former § 6-15, When effective, was repealed 12-17-2002 by Ord. No. 23.02.