[Ord. 2/27/36, S1]
This chapter is enacted to regulate the sale and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the Borough of Bogota, in accordance with the provisions of an act of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey entitled An Act Concerning Alcoholic Beverages, comprising Chapter 436 of the Laws of 1933, its supplements and amendments, and also comprising N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq., and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the State Director of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
[Ord. 2/27/36, S2]
For the purpose of this chapter, words and phrases herein shall have the same meanings as in N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq., and the rules and regulations of the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
[Ord. 2/27/36, S2]
All applications for licenses, all licenses issued and all proceedings under this chapter shall be in accordance with the act, rules and regulations referred to in section 6-1, and all other applicable laws of the State of New Jersey or the United States.
[Ord. 2/27/36, S2]
All licenses required by this chapter shall be issued by the borough council, which shall also administer the provisions of this chapter.
[Ord. 11/20/45, S3]
No person shall set or distribute alcoholic beverages within the borough without obtaining a license in accordance with the act referred to in section 6-1 and the provisions of this chapter.
[Ord. #840, S1; Ord. #897, SIV; Ord. #1357; Ord. #1472]
The annual fees of licenses for the sale or distribution of the alcoholic beverages in the Borough shall be as follows:
Plenary retail consumption — the sum of $2,232.00
Plenary retail distribution — the sum of $ 1,156.00
Club license — the sum of $188.00
The provisions of this subsection with respect to the limitations on the number of license shall not apply to the renewal or transfer of licenses presently issued.
No alcoholic beverages shall be sold, delivered or served to or consumed in any licensed premises on any day between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. except Sundays and New Year's Day each year as hereinafter provided.
Provisions of subsection 6-4.1 shall not apply on Sundays. On Sundays, no alcoholic beverages may be sold, served, delivered to or consumed in the licensed premises between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.
Provisions of subsection 6-4.1 shall not apply on January 1. On that day alcoholic beverages may not be sold, served, delivered to or consumed in the licensed premises from the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. unless January 1 is a Sunday, in which case alcoholic beverages may not be sold, served, delivered to or consumed in the licensed premises between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.
No licensee or employee of a licensee shall sell, serve or deliver, directly or indirectly, any alcoholic beverages to any habitual drunkard, intoxicated person or minor, nor permit the consumption of alcoholic beverages on any licensed premises by any of the above named classes or persons, or permit any such persons to congregate in or about the licensed premises.
During the hours that the sale of alcoholic beverages are prohibited, the entire licensed premises shall also be closed and no person shall be admitted or permitted to remain therein except the licensee or bona fide employees of the licensee.
No minor shall be allowed in any premises where alcoholic beverages are sold or served for consumption on the premises unless accompanied by his parent or guardian.
No minor shall purchase, attempt to purchase, or have another purchase for him any alcoholic beverages on any premises licensed for the sale of alcoholic beverages.
No person shall purchase or attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages for a minor. It shall be unlawful for any person to induce or attempt to induce any licensee or any employee of a licensee to sell, serve or deliver alcoholic beverages to a minor.
No person shall misrepresent his age or the age of another person for the purpose of inducing any licensee or his employee to sell, serve or deliver any alcoholic beverage to a minor or to permit a minor to remain on any premises in violation of subsection 6-5.1
Any parent or guardian of a minor who accompanies such minor into a premises in which alcoholic beverages are served and who permits the minor to possess or consume alcoholic beverages shall be presumed to have misrepresented the age of the minor.
No minor shall possess, serve, sell or consume any alcoholic beverage in any public place within the borough.
Any license issued under this chapter may be suspended or revoked for violation of any of the provisions of this chapter or any of the provisions of any applicable statute of or any of the rules or regulations of the State Director of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Proceedings for suspension or revocation shall be in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 33:1-31 by service of a five (5) day notice of charges preferred against the licensee and affording a reasonable opportunity for hearing.
Suspension or revocation of a license shall be in addition to any other penalty which may be imposed for a violation of this chapter.