Egg Harbor City, NJ
Atlantic County
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[Adopted 9-22-1977]
A. 
No one shall be permitted to consume alcoholic beverages in a restaurant, bar or any other commercial establishment which normally serves food and/or nonalcoholic beverages and which is not licensed to serve alcoholic beverages, regardless of whether said alcoholic beverages are brought upon the premises by the owner or operator of the establishment or any member of the general public coming upon said premises.
B. 
Nothing contained in this article is to be construed to apply to those establishments which currently hold club licenses, nor shall it apply to any noncommercial activity, including but not limited to other private clubs, volunteer fire departments and/or other nonprofit organizations.
C. 
Nothing contained in this article is to be construed so as to prohibit the owner of any restaurant, bar or any other commercial establishment which normally serves food and/or nonalcoholic beverages and which is not licensed to serve alcoholic beverages, or any member of his/her family or any employee of the establishment, during off-duty hours, from consuming alcoholic beverages upon said premises, provided that no charge shall be made for the service of the same and the consumption thereof shall not be in any way connected with service of food and beverage for the purpose of making a profit during the normal business hours.
D. 
Any violation of this article shall be construed as a violation by the member of the general public and the owner and/or operator of the premises in question, jointly.
Any person violating any provision of this article shall be subject, upon conviction thereof, to a fine not exceeding $500 or imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both, in the discretion of the Judge before whom said conviction shall be had.