Township of Bloomfield, NJ
Essex County
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[Adopted 6-21-1993 (Ch. 70, Art. IV, of the 1987 Code)]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERSON
Including any natural persons and, where relevant, any corporation or an unincorporated association.
PRIVATE PLACE
Any place not open to the public or which requires membership for access.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any place to which the public or any group thereof has access.
[Amended 10-29-2018 by Ord. No. 18-42]
A. 
No person who owns or operates a sexually oriented business establishment, such as a strip club, exotic dancing, gentlemen's club or other such place, public or private, whether or not food or other liquid refreshments are sold or served to the general public and for which premises a license or permit authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption has not been issued, shall allow the consumption of wine and malt alcoholic beverages in a portion of the premises open to the public.
B. 
A person who owns or operates a restaurant, dining room or other public place, other than those establishments set forth in Subsection A of this section, where food or other liquid refreshments are sold or served to the general public and for which premises a license or permit authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption has not been issued, shall be exempt from the prohibition in Subsection A of this section and shall be subject to and regulated by N.J.S.A. 2C:33-27 regarding the consumption of alcohol in such places.
C. 
Nothing in this chapter shall either waive or eliminate any licensing requirements for food establishments promulgated elsewhere in the Code of the Township of Bloomfield.
[Amended 5-5-2008 by Ord. No. 08-18]
Any person violating any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to the penalty as provided in § 1-15, General penalty, of this Code.