Borough of Shrewsbury, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Shrewsbury 11-5-1984 by Ord. No. 514 (Ch. 101 of the 1973 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 63.
Hours of business — See Ch. 139.
A code regulating retail food establishments, providing for the inspection of such establishments and fixing penalties for violations is hereby established pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3-69.1 to 26:3-69.6 and N.J.S.A. 26:3-92 and 26:3-93. A copy of the said code is annexed hereto and made a part hereof without the inclusion of the text thereof herein set forth.
[Amended 6-7-2004 by Ord. No. 838]
The said code established and adopted by this chapter is described and commonly known as "Chapter XII, Sanitation in Retail Food Establishments and Food and Beverage Vending Machines, New Jersey State Sanitary Code."
[Amended 6-7-2004 by Ord. No. 838]
Three copies of the said "Chapter XII, Sanitation in Retail Food Establishments and Food and Beverage Vending Machines, New Jersey State Sanitary Code" have been placed on file in the office of the Clerk of the Borough of Shrewsbury upon the introduction of this chapter and will remain on file there until final action is taken on this chapter for the use and examination of the public.
A. 
No person shall operate a retail food establishment unless a permit or approval of an existing permit to operate same shall have been issued by this Board of Health. Such permit shall be posted in a conspicuous place in such establishment.
B. 
Fees for licensing of retail food establishments are hereby fixed in accordance with the current fee schedule adopted by the Monmouth County Regional Health Commission, "Ordinance No. 1 Regulating Retail Food Establishments for Licensing and Fixing Fees."[1]
[Amended 6-7-2004 by Ord. No. 838]
[1]
Editor's Note: Said ordinance of the Monmouth County Regional Health Commission is on file in the Borough Clerk's office.
C. 
Permits issued or approved under the provisions of this chapter shall expire annually on December 31 of each year, and application for renewal thereof shall be submitted, together with the required fee, to the Board of Health, prior to January 31 of each ensuing year.
[Amended 6-7-2004 by Ord. No. 838]
D. 
A person conducting an itinerant retail food-handing establishment shall secure a permit in accordance with the Monmouth County Regional Health Commission Ordinance No. 1.
[Amended 6-7-2004 by Ord. No. 838]
E. 
A permit or approval of permit may be suspended or revoked for a violation by the holder of any provision of this chapter or code, after an opportunity for a hearing by the Board of Health or its authorized representative.
F. 
A permit or approval of a permit issued by another Board of Health is not transferable.
G. 
Fees for licensing of food and beverage machines are hereby fixed in accordance with the current fee schedule adopted by the Monmouth County Regional Health Commission, "Ordinance No. 4 Regulating Food and Beverage Vending Machines for Licensing and Fixing Fees."[2]
[Added 6-7-2004 by Ord. No. 838]
[2]
Editor's Note: Said ordinance of the Monmouth County Regional Health Commission is on file in the Borough Clerk's office.
The said Board of Health and its agents or employees shall have the right of entry, at any reasonable hour, into and upon any public or private building or premises for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of such code and of this chapter or determining whether such provisions or the rules and regulations of the Board of Health are being complied with and obeyed. No person shall oppose such entry or hinder or interfere with the Board of Health or its agents or employees in the performance of their duties.
The license fees covered pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be paid to the Borough of Shrewsbury.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III).
The license of any retail food establishment covered under this chapter is not transferable upon the sale of such retail food establishment, and the new owner of any such retail food establishment must apply for a new license and pay the appropriate fee provided for in this chapter.
A. 
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter or code established herein shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $1,250, a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or any combination thereof. Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
B. 
In the event that any violation of this chapter or code shall also be a violation of a New Jersey state law, for which a greater penalty is provided for than that contained in the aforesaid code and this chapter, the Municipal Judge, before whom the complaint is brought, based upon such violation, shall, in his discretion, have the right to impose, in the place and in lieu of any penalty provided for herein, that which is so provided for in the New Jersey state law which has been so violated.