[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Township Council of the Township of Toms River 12-9-2008 by Ord. No. 4168-08. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Food and beverage vending machines — See Ch. 531.
Retail food-handling establishments — See Ch. 534.
Editor's Note: This ordinance repealed former Ch. 316, Food Stands and Restaurants, Outdoor, adopted 2-8-1989 by Ord. No. 2634-89.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- FOOD STAND, OUTDOOR
- A retail or commercial booth, stall or counter, whose primary trade is the preparation and sale of cooked or uncooked food or beverages for contemporaneous consumption, but which does not provide adequate indoor seating for the use of its patrons.
- OUTDOOR RESTAURANTS
- A retail or commercial establishment for the preparation and sale of cooked or uncooked food or beverages served to customers for consumption on premises, and which contains adequate outdoor seating for the use of those customers.
No outdoor food stand, as defined in this chapter, may be open for business between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.
No outdoor restaurant, as defined by this chapter, may be open for business between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.; provided, however, that a restaurant which contains both indoor and outdoor seating may continue to operate during these hours if it limits customers to the indoor seating, which must be reasonably adequate to accommodate all customers at any given time.
Any violator of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $500.