Township of Harmony, NJ
Warren County
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[Adopted 9-2-1975]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
DRINKING
Consuming or holding an open or partly consumed container of an alcoholic beverage of any nature or having in one's possession an open or partly consumed container of an alcoholic beverage of any nature.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any place to which the public has access, and shall include any street, highway, road, alley or sidewalk. It shall also include the front or the neighborhood of any store, shop, restaurant, tavern or other place of business and public grounds areas and parks, as well as parking lots or other vacant private property not owned by or under the control of the person charged with violating this article.
A. 
No person shall drink in a public place without a duly authorized permit from the Mayor.
B. 
This section shall not apply to an owner of private property and his guests or to a business holding a valid retail plenary alcoholic beverage consumption license.
Whenever any police officer shall, in the exercise of reasonable judgment, decide that any person in any public place is drinking alcoholic beverages as enumerated in §§ 50-4 and 50-5, that person shall be guilty of a violation of this article.
[Amended 8-7-1990 by Ord. No. 0:90-15]
Any person who violates any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to any combination of the following:
A. 
A fine of not less than $25 nor more than $1,000.
B. 
A term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days.
C. 
A term of community service not to exceed 90 days.