[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Cranford 12-9-1986 by Ord. No. 86-49 (Ch. 124, Art. II, of the 1992 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 8-16-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-22]
No convenience stores with or without gasoline service stations and gasoline service stations to which the public is invited located within 200 feet of a residential property in any district in the Township of Cranford shall be open between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.
No other business or commercial establishment, other than those businesses identified above, to which the public is invited shall be open between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. unless:
In addition thereto the business or commercial establishment shall employ a security officer or the premises has in operation a security device approved by the Chief of Police of the Township of Cranford, which may consist of a silent and/or audible burglar alarm connected to a central security monitoring system designed to activate police response, a closed-circuit television connected to a central monitoring system designed to activate police response or such other device which can be activated instantaneously to notify law enforcement officers that a crime or disorderly persons activity is in progress.
[Amended 6-24-1992 by Ord. No. 92-19]
Any person who shall violate a provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished as provided in Chapter 1, Article I, of this Code. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.