Village of New Haven, MI
Macomb County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Council of the Village of New Haven 9-7-1915 by Ord. No. 12. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 120.
Curfew — See Ch. 209.
Mechanical amusement devices and vending machines — See Ch. 340.
Offenses — See Ch. 366.
Parental responsibility — See Ch. 373.
Shows and entertainment — See Ch. 423.

§ 144-1 License required.

No person, persons, firm or corporation shall keep, operate or maintain, for hire, charge or reward, any billiard table, pool table or other table for sport, or any bowling alley in said Village without a license therefor from the Village Council.

§ 144-2 Application for license; fee; term.

Before any licenses under this chapter shall be granted, application therefor shall be made to the Village Council in writing. Said application shall state the name of the person, persons, firm or corporation, the place of location of the premises and the number of tables or bowling alleys. Before a license is issued, said applicant shall pay to the Village Treasurer of the Village of New Haven the sum of $10 for such license and the additional sum of $5 for each table or bowling alley to be kept, operated or maintained. Said license, when granted by the Council, shall be signed by the President and Clerk of said Village. Any license granted under this chapter shall be for the period of one year from date of issuing the same.

§ 144-3 Restrictions on hours of operation.

[Amended 2-10-1958 by Ord. No. 96]
No person, persons, firm or corporation licensed by the Village Council for the keeping, operating, or maintaining of any billiard, pool or other table for sport or bowling alley within the Village shall permit any game to be played thereon after 2:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time or before 7:00 in the morning, nor shall any game be played thereon on the first day of the week, called Sunday, until 12:00 noon.

§ 144-4 Gambling prohibited.

No person, persons, firm or corporation shall keep, operate or maintain a billiard table, pool table or other table or bowling alley, card table or other apparatus for gambling thereon or with which money shall in any manner be played for, nor permit or allow gambling therewith.

§ 144-5 Minors prohibited.

[Amended 2-10-1958 by Ord. No. 96]
No minor child under the age of 17 years nor any minor who is a student in any public, private or parochial high school in the State of Michigan shall be permitted to remain in any room or hall occupied or used for hire, game or reward for the purpose of playing billiards, pool, cards, dice or any other unlawful game.

§ 144-6 Suspension of license pending judicial action.

If any person, persons, firm or corporation holding a license under this chapter shall be convicted in a justice court of any violation of the chapter, the Village Council may, in its discretion, suspend said license of the person or persons so convicted during the pendency of any appeal taken from the decision of the justice court.

§ 144-7 Revocation of license.

The Village Council may revoke any license granted under this chapter if the holder of such license shall be convicted of any violation thereof.

§ 144-8 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 1-13-2015 by Ord. No. 333]
Any person violating any provisions of this chapter shall, on conviction thereof, be punished as set forth in Chapter 59, Municipal Civil Infractions, of the Code of the Village of New Haven.