[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Wharton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Food and drink sales — See Ch. 356.
Article I Tobacco Vending Machines
Article II Food and Beverage Vending Machines
[Sec. 15-7 of the Revised General Ordinances]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- HEALTH OFFICER
- The administrative officer of the Borough of Wharton Board of Health and/or his authorized representative.
- An individual, partnership, cooperative, firm, association, corporation, personal representative, receiver, trustee, assignee or any other legal entity.
- Any product made from the tobacco plant for the purpose of smoking, chewing, inhaling and other personal use, including cigars, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco, snuff and cigarettes in any form.
- TOBACCO VENDING MACHINE
- Any automated, self-service device which, upon insertion of money, tokens or any other form of payment, dispenses cigarettes or other tobacco products.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate, rent or permit the use of or operation of a tobacco vending machine in, on or about any premises under his or her ownership, control or management, or to sell or offer to sell any tobacco product through a tobacco vending machine.
Violation of any of the provisions of this article shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 337, Article I, Board of Health General Penalty.
[Sec. 15-6 of the Revised General Ordinances]
Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful to sell or dispense food or beverages from a mechanical vending device.
All stores, service stations, factories, school, offices, clubs, lodges, community centers, recreational buildings, churches, charitable institutions, personal service establishments and in buildings of public assembly, subject to compliance with the provisions of all laws and regulations of the Borough and the State of New Jersey pertaining thereto, may apply for a mechanical vending machine license. No person shall engage in the business of dispensing food and beverages from a mechanical vending device without first obtaining a license from the Board of Health.
Mechanical vending machines must be placed in a location so as not to impede any pedestrian walkway or any roadway.
License fee is $10 per machine, issued upon annual inspection.
The premises where said dispensing equipment is located shall be equipped with adequate provisions for proper washing of said equipment and keeping same in adequate sanitary condition.
All food dispensed shall be produced in a licensed and inspected facility.