Borough of Glen Rock, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Glen Rock 4-22-1974 as part of Ord. No. 792 (Ch. IX of the 1971 Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Division of Parks and Recreation — See Ch. 32.
Fees — See Ch. 101.
Littering — See Ch. 137.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 154.
This chapter is enacted to regulate the sale and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the Borough of Glen Rock 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.
For the purposes of this chapter, words and phrases shall have the meanings given in N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq. and the rules and regulations of the Director of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
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 § 66-1 and all other applicable laws of the State of New Jersey or of the United States.
All licenses required by this chapter shall be issued by the governing body, which shall also administer the provisions of this chapter.
No person shall sell or distribute alcoholic beverages within the Borough without having obtained a license in accordance with the act referred to in § 66-1 and the provisions of this chapter.
[Amended 8-11-1975 by Ord. No. 825; 11-28-1977 by Ord. No. 864; 1-26-1981 by Ord. No. 945; 4-26-1982 by Ord. No. 966; 2-13-1984 by Ord. No. 1015; 3-24-1986 by Ord. No. 1056; 3-26-1990 by Ord. No. 1157; 3-23-1992 by Ord. No. 1194; 4-25-1994 by Ord. No. 1229; 4-24-1996 by Ord. No. 1267; 9-28-1997 by Ord. No. 1291; 3-13-2002 by Ord. No. 1404; 5-25-2011 by Ord. No. 1645]
The annual license fees shall be as provided in Chapter 101, Fees, and the maximum number of licenses for the sale or distribution of alcoholic beverages in the Borough shall be as follows:
Class of License
Number of Licenses
Plenary retail consumption licenses
(NOTE: Pursuant to the Special Ruling issued by the Director of the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control dated January 13, 2011, entitled "In the matter of the application for relief pursuant to N.J.S.A. 33:1-12.18 for the 2008-2009, 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 license terms and pursuant to N.J.S.A. 33:1-12.39 for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 license terms," the Director, consistent to P.L. 2010, c.14, the Borough was permitted to exceed the license “population cap” in accordance with N.J.S.A. 33:1-12.14.)
4
Plenary retail distribution licenses
4
Limited retail distribution licenses
0
Club license
1
[Added 6-16-1981 by Ord. No. 950; amended 11-27-1989 by Ord. No. 1153]
The sale of alcoholic beverages from all licensed premises on any day of the week except for Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day shall be limited to the following hours:
A. 
Plenary retail consumption, limited distribution and club licensees:
[Amended 5-25-2011 by Ord. No. 1645]
(1) 
Monday through Thursday: between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. of the following day.
(2) 
Fridays: between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. of the following day.
B. 
Plenary retail distribution licensees: between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
[Amended 6-16-1981 by Ord. No. 950]
The sale of alcoholic beverages from all licensed premises on Saturdays and Sundays shall be limited to the following hours:
A. 
Plenary retail consumption, limited distribution and club licensees.
(1) 
Saturdays: between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. of the following day.
(2) 
Sundays: between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. of the following day.
[Amended 5-25-2011 by Ord. No. 1645]
B. 
Plenary retail distribution licensees.
(1) 
Saturdays: between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
(2) 
Sundays: between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
[Amended 6-16-1981 by Ord. No. 950; 11-27-1989 by Ord. No. 1153; 12-26-1989 by Ord. No. 1154]
The sale of alcoholic beverages from all licensed premises on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day shall be limited to the following hours:
A. 
Plenary retail consumption, limited distribution and club licensees.
(1) 
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. of the following day.
(2) 
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day: between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. of the following day.
B. 
Plenary retail distribution licensees.
(1) 
Christmas Day and New Year's Day: between the hours of 12:00 noon and 6:00 p.m.
(2) 
Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve: between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
[Amended 6-16-1981 by Ord. No. 950]
A. 
Nothing contained in §§ 66-7 through 66-10 is intended to permit plenary retail consumption licensees to sell alcoholic beverages in original containers, other than malt alcoholic beverages and wines for off-premises consumption, except during such hours as hereinbefore set forth permitting such sales by plenary retail distribution licensees.
B. 
Nothing contained in §§ 66-7 through 66-10 is intended to prohibit the sale of malt alcoholic beverages and wines in original containers for off-premises consumption by both plenary retail consumption and plenary retail distribution licensees or the sale by limited distribution licensees of malt alcoholic beverages in original containers for off-premises consumption during any hour in which on-premises, open container (drink) consumption is permitted hereunder.
No person shall be served alcoholic beverages in any room which is not open to the public. This section shall not apply to club licenses.
All licensed premises other than those for which club licenses are issued shall be so located that a normal-sized adult may, on inspection from the exterior, view the interior of the premises.
A. 
Any license issued under this chapter may be suspended or revoked for violation of any of the provisions of this chapter or any provision of any applicable statute or any of the rules or regulations of the State Director of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
B. 
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-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.