Borough of Tuckerton, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Tuckerton 5-6-1940 by Ord. No. 85. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Municipal Alliance Committee — See Ch. 53.
Curfew — See Ch. 138.
From and after the final passage, approval and publication, as required by law, of this chapter, the number of licenses to sell alcoholic beverages at retail in the Borough of Tuckerton, Ocean County, New Jersey, shall be limited as follows: not more than five plenary retail consumption licenses, not more than one plenary retail distribution license and not more than one club license shall be outstanding in the Borough at the same time.
[Amended 3-15-1971 by Ord. No. 2-1971; 10-1-1984 by Ord. No. 13-1984]
A. 
No alcoholic beverage shall be sold or delivered between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. of any day, except:
(1) 
On Sunday mornings, when sales are hereby permitted to be extended to 3:00 a.m.
(2) 
The first day of January of each year, when sales may be extended throughout the day.
B. 
Licensed premises.
(1) 
No licensed premises shall remain open to the public, nor shall any customers or patrons be permitted to remain in or on the licensed premises, between the hours of 2:30 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. of any day, except:
(a) 
On Sunday mornings, when the licensed premises may remain open to the public until 3:30 am.
(b) 
The first day of January of each year, when licensed premises may remain open throughout the day.
(2) 
It shall be deemed a violation of this section whenever all persons have not totally vacated the licensed premises during the times prescribed by this subsection.
No delivering or serving of any alcoholic beverage shall be made, permitted or suffered on any licensed premises during any period when the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited hereby.
Selling, serving or delivering of any alcoholic beverage may be made at any time not hereinbefore specifically prohibited.
The hours fixed herein shall be according to prevailing time.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Each and every license for the sale of any alcoholic beverage shall be issued subject to statutory provisions, the rules and regulations of the State Commissioner of Alcoholic Beverage Control and also subject to any and all rules and regulations to be adopted by the governing body of this municipality.
[Amended 3-15-1971 by Ord. No. 3-1971; 5-1-1972 by Ord. No. 3-1972]
A. 
Fees for licenses shall be as follows:
[Amended 5-19-1986 by Ord. No. 13-1986; 6-1-1987 by Ord. No. 4-1987; 9-22-2003 by Ord. No. 11-2003]
(1) 
Plenary retail consumption license: $1,789.
(2) 
Plenary retail distribution license: $1,270.
(3) 
Club license: $150.
B. 
Prior to July 2, 1972, said respective fees shall be prorated upon the aforesaid rates for a period from the date of issuance to July 1, 1973.
[Added 12-3-1984 by Ord. No. 17-1984]
Every premises licensed for the sale of alcoholic beverages, except club licenses, shall admit a view of the interior from the entrance of the licensed premises; provided, however, that a curtain or other means of screening may be used on the windows or doors of the premises to a height of five feet from the floor of such premises; provided that the same does not prevent an examination of the interior from the entrance by a police officer, inspector or other officer of the law.
Upon conviction, after hearing, of any violation of any provision of this chapter, or any statute, rule or regulation aforesaid, or any violation of Title 33 of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey (1937), or of the regulations promulgated by the Commissioner pursuant thereto or of this chapter shall be cause for the suspension or revocation of said license.