[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Pennsauken 3-13-1978 by Ord. No. 78-3 as Ch. 194 of the 1977 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Amusement devices — See Ch. 97.
[Amended 3-13-1978 by Ord. No. 78-3]
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, maintain or operate any pool or billiard parlor without first having obtained a license or permit from the Permit Clerk of the Township of Pennsauken so to do as provided herein; provided, however, that coin-operated pool tables installed and maintained as an accessory amusement device in a premises other than a pool or billiard parlor shall be licensed as a coin-controlled amusement device as otherwise regulated by a Township ordinance.
The Permit Clerk is hereby authorized to issue a license or permit to keep, maintain or operate a pool or billiard parlor after approval thereof shall be given in writing by the Chief of Police and upon payment of $50 for any number of tables not exceeding three and an additional $10 for each and every table in excess of three.
Every such license or permit shall be for the calendar year and shall expire on December 31 of the year for which issued, unless sooner revoked, and shall not be transferable.
Every such poolroom or billiard parlor shall be subject to the ordinances of the Township of Pennsauken and all proper police regulations at all times, and the violation of any Township ordinance or proper police regulation shall, in addition to the penalty therein provided, be sufficient cause for the immediate revocation of the license for such poolroom or billiard parlor by the Chief of Police.
[Amended 9-12-1984 by Ord. No. 84-26]
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to one or more of the following: a fine not exceeding $1,250 or imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 90 days, or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, in the discretion of the Municipal Court Judge.