[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Hillside 1-11-2005. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Massage parlors and/or therapy centers — See Ch. 212.
All of the above-referenced establishments located within the Township of Hillside shall not be opened before 7:00 a.m. and shall be closed not later than 9:00 p.m. The owner or operator of every referenced establishment under this chapter shall clearly report the business hours on or near the entrance door of said premises.
Editor's Note: Said establishments were designated in the title of the ordinance that adopted this chapter as barber shops, beauty salons, nail or manicure salons, tattoo parlors, body-piercing salons, tanning salons and ancillary services related thereto and controlled by N.J.S.A. 40:52-1 et seq.
During the hours of closing, in accordance with this chapter, a full view of the interior of such places shall be open to full view from the street or public thoroughfare and shall not be obstructed by use of nontransparent glass or any shade, blind, shutter, screen, partition, curtain or any article placed within or outside the premises. This provision shall not prevent the owner or operator of any such establishment from taking reasonable measures to prevent criminal intrusion during hours when they are closed for business, subject to the approval of the Chief of Police of the Township of Hillside.
Nothing herein contained shall be held or construed to prohibit the rendering of services to any person(s) already within the premises before the hour fixed for closing, provided, however, no services shall be rendered to such person for more than 60 minutes after the hour fixed for closing and no person other than the owner or an employee shall be permitted to enter the premises after the hour fixed for closing. The presence upon the premises of any person other than the owner or an employee for more than 60 minutes beyond the hour fixed for closing shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of this chapter. In addition, the entry upon the premises of any person other than the owner or an employee after the hour fixed for closing shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of this chapter.
The owner or operator of the referenced establishment subject to this chapter who violates its provisions shall be fined $250 and subject to closure upon subsequent violations and fined $500 and subject to imprisonment not to exceed 10 days.