City of Hoboken, NJ
Hudson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hoboken 10-27-2020 by Ord. No. B-299. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Mayor and Council of the City of Hoboken recognize the immense impact that the COVID-19 shutdown has had on the local economy and small businesses. The intent of the provisions herein is to ease certain deadlines affecting businesses and employees in the hospitality industry and to help stimulate the economic recovery while maintaining public health and safety protocols such as social distancing.
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The provisions in this chapter shall take effect immediately upon adoption of the chapter as provided by law.
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This chapter shall expire on December 31, 2020, unless extended by amending ordinance approved by the City Council and the Mayor of the City of Hoboken.
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The provisions of this chapter are not intended to abrogate Chapter 68, Alcoholic Beverages, of the Municipal Code of the City of Hoboken or any sections or subsections thereof. This chapter shall supersede, from the time of adoption until the expiration hereof, the provisions of Chapter 68 expressly noted and identified herein. Where other provisions of Chapter 68 are not specifically superseded, the underlying standards and guidelines of the chapter shall prevail.
In accordance with § 68-9B of the Municipal Code of the City of Hoboken, identification cards for the licensee, agent or other employees connected with or employed by the licensee of an establishment with a plenary retail consumption license shall expire on June 30 of each year. For the calendar year of 2020, the expiration of identification cards shall be extended to December 31, 2020, at which time, upon successful application, a new identification card shall be issued by the Department of Public Safety in accordance with the provisions set forth in Chapter 68.
Identification cards issued by the Department of Public Safety pursuant to § 68-15G and I of the Municipal Code of the City of Hoboken that are due to expire on June 30 of this year shall, for the calendar year of 2020, be extended to expire on December 31, 2020, at which time, upon successful application, a new identification card shall be issued by the Department of Public Safety in accordance with the provisions set forth in Chapter 68.
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Chapter 68, Alcoholic Beverages, of the Municipal Code of the City of Hoboken prohibits the drinking or consumption of any alcoholic beverage on a public street, highway, avenue, alley or road of the municipality, or upon any public grounds, parks, sidewalks, marine basins or in any automobile, vehicle or in any other means of transportation on said public street, highway, alley, avenue, sidewalk, park or marine basin. This provisions shall stand, except that, for the period of calendar year 2020 beginning May 23 and ending December 31, 2020, alcoholic beverages may be consumed in sidewalk cafes, designated parklets and streateries.
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Service of alcoholic beverages, drinking or consumption associated with any "open streets" event or special event is subject to, and approval of, an event permit in accordance with § 58-23 of the Municipal Code of the City of Hoboken and with N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq.