Township of Morris, NJ
Morris County
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[Adopted 11-11-1940 by Ord. No. 4-40 (Ch. 25, Art. III, of the 1969 Code)]
[Amended 2-23-1977 by Ord. No. 11-77]
During the hours when the sale, service or delivery of alcoholic beverages is prohibited, all licensed premises operating under a plenary retail distribution license must be closed, and the licensee shall allow no person other than employees to remain upon the licensed premises; provided, however, that any such licensed premises where the sale of other articles such as drugs and foodstuffs is carried on may remain open during said prohibited hours for the purpose of the sale of other than alcoholic beverages, provided that the alcoholic beverages in said place shall be kept in a compartment or compartments specially approved by this Committee in writing, and which said compartment or compartments during said prohibited time shall be kept securely locked and shall not in any case or for any pretext or reason be opened.
[Amended 5-14-1964 by Ord. No. 9-64; 2-23-1977 by Ord. No. 11-77]
During the hours when the sale, service, delivery or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited, all licensed premises operating under a plenary retail consumption license must be closed, and the licensee shall allow no person other than employees to remain upon the licensed premises, except the following:
A. 
Hotels may remain open during the hours when the sale, service, delivery or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited, except that no consumption shall be permitted in any public room or area of the hotel during prohibited hours.
B. 
Clubs holding plenary retail consumption licenses which qualify under the State Alcoholic Beverage Law[1] and regulations for club licenses.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq.
During the hours when the sale, service, delivery or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited by ordinance now in force or hereafter adopted by this Committee, all licensed premises operating under a club license, or clubs holding plenary retail consumption licenses which qualify under the State Alcoholic Beverage Law and regulations for club licenses, and restaurants shall keep closed and securely locked the room in which alcoholic beverages are kept for sale, commonly known as the "barroom," and all rooms where alcoholic beverages are stored, and the licensee or any of its employees or any other person shall not enter or be allowed to enter therein.
Any license issued by this Committee may be suspended or revoked for violation of any provisions of this article.
Any person violating this article shall be punishable as provided in § 1-3, General penalty, of this Code.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).