As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE
- Any fluid or solid capable of being converted into a fluid, suitable for human consumption and having an alcoholic content of more than 1/2 of 1% by volume, including alcohol, beer, lager beer, ale, porter, naturally fermented wine, treated wine, blended wine, fortified wine, sparkling wine, distilled liquors, blended distilled liquors and any brewed, fermented or distilled liquors fit for use for beverage purposes or any mixture of the same and fruit juices.
- PRIVATE PLACE
- Any place which is not a public place as defined below.
- PUBLIC PLACE
- Any place, either publicly or privately owned, which is or may be frequented by the public.
No person shall consume alcoholic beverages:
While in a public place, a private place of which he is not an owner, tenant or lawful occupant or in any public conveyance, without the permission of any owner, tenant, lawful occupant or any person having the authority to grant such permission.
While in or on any property owned by the Township of Moorestown, with the exception of certain real property located at 395 Kings Highway, Moorestown, New Jersey 08057, commonly known as the "Perkins Center" and as further identified on the Official Tax Map of the Township as Block 2001, Lots 7, 8, and 9.
While in a private motor vehicle in motion on or parked in any public place or upon any private place of which he is not an owner, tenant or lawful occupant, without the express permission of the property owner, tenant, lawful occupant or other person having authority to grant such permission.
[Added 7-22-2019 by Ord. No. 19-2019]
Notwithstanding any provisions to the contrary contained herein, the Township Council of the Township of Moorestown may, by adoption of a resolution, issue a permit for the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages in a designated park or other public place under its jurisdiction, at a designated time(s) in connection with a special event. Said permit shall only be granted upon submission of a request, in writing, for a permit to the Township Council of the Township of Moorestown setting forth the nature, location, time and sponsor organization of the special event.