Township of Logan, NJ
Gloucester County
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[Adopted 7-9-1980 by Ord. No. 5-1980]
[Amended 8-18-2015 by Ord. No. 11-2015]
The Township Council shall issue a plenary retail consumption license, a hotel/motel license, a plenary retail distribution license and club licenses for the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages pursuant to the authority contained in the New Jersey Alcoholic Beverage Law, N.J.S.A. 33:1-1, as supplemented and amended, under the restrictions, conditions and regulations contained therein and in this article provided.
[Added 11-12-1980 by Ord. No. 8-1980]
A. 
No more than one retail license shall be granted to any person.
B. 
A separate license shall be required for each specific place of business.
C. 
Applications for a plenary retail consumption license and/or plenary retail distribution license shall be made in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control and other laws of the State of New Jersey. In addition, said applications shall meet the following requirements:
(1) 
In the event an application is filed for a building not yet constructed, plans of the proposed building, in quadruplicate, shall accompany the application. The plans shall show the appearance (a rendering), design (an elevation plan) and location (a site plan) of the proposed building, the type or types of exterior building material and the overall and room dimensions (a floor plan).
(2) 
In the event a license is granted pursuant to an application for a building not yet constructed, said license(s) shall be contingent on completion of construction. License(s) contingent on completion of construction shall be void:
(a) 
Sixty days after issuance if the licensee fails to submit a site plan to the Planning Board for its review and action; or
(b) 
Thirty days after site plan approval if the licensee fails to apply to the Construction Official for a construction permit; or
(c) 
Six months after the issuance of the construction permit if the licensee fails to complete construction in accordance with the plans approved by the Township Council and other municipal agencies required by law to approve the siting and construction of said building.
(3) 
No licensed premises shall be altered or enlarged (place-to-place transfer) unless and until the Township Council grants the application for such alteration or enlargement and endorses said permission on the license.
D. 
Operation regulations. No licensee shall allow, permit or suffer any illegal activity or enterprise on or about the licensed premises or allow, permit or suffer the licensed premises to become a nuisance. All licensed premises shall be so designed and operated that a normal-sized adult can, on inspection from the exterior, view the interior of the premises at all times.
E. 
Enforcement. The Logan Township Police Department shall enforce this section. This section shall not be construed as affecting the enforcement powers of the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
F. 
Suspension and/or revocation of license. The Township Council may suspend or revoke the license for any licensed premises used, operated or maintained in violation of any provisions of this section.
[Amended 10-1-2002 by Ord. No. 26-2002; 8-18-2015 by Ord. No. 11-2015]
There shall be no more than two plenary retail consumption licenses; two hotel/motel licenses, and no more than one plenary retail distribution license issued and outstanding at any given time.
There shall not be issued in the Township of Logan any seasonal retail consumption licenses or limited retail distribution licenses.
[Amended 12-7-1985 by Ord. No. 8-1985; 8-18-2015 by Ord. No. 11-2015]
The plenary retail consumption license, the hotel/motel license, the plenary retail distribution license and club licenses shall authorize and permit the sale of alcoholic beverages from the first day of July in each year to 12:00 midnight of the 30th day of June of the following year.
[Added 5-29-1984 by Ord. No. 0.5.84; amended 7-17-1984 by Ord. No. 0.7.84; 4-16-1996 by Ord. No. 4-1996; 8-3-2004 by Ord. No. 4-2004; 8-19-2008 by Ord. No. 16-2008]
A. 
Hours of operation for licensed premises selling alcoholic beverages.
(1) 
The hours of operation for licensed premises selling alcoholic beverages are hereby established as follows:
Business
Day
Hours of Operation
Last Call
Last Service
Logan Liquors
Monday - Sunday
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
N/A
N/A
Village Center Inn
Monday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.1
1:30 a.m.
1:40 a.m.
Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight1
11:30 p.m.
11:40 p.m.
Raccoon Creek Boat Club
Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight1
11:30 p.m.
11:40 p.m.
Monday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.1
1:30 a.m.
1:40 a.m.
Applebee's® Neighborhood Grill and Bar
Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight1
11:30 p.m.
11:40 p.m.
Monday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.1
1:30 a.m.
1:40 a.m.
NOTES:
1
After 10:00 p.m., only wine and malt alcoholic beverages in original bottle or can containers may be sold for off-premises consumption.
(2) 
All patrons and/or customers must be off the licensed premises immediately after the conclusion of the hours of operation.
B. 
Hours of operation for hotel licensees.
(1) 
Hours of operation for hotel licensees shall be as follows:
Day
Hours of Operation
Monday through Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
(2) 
All patrons and/or customers must be off the licensed premises immediately after the conclusion of the hours of operation.
(3) 
Room service. Room service of alcoholic beverages to guests shall be restricted to the times set forth in Subsection B(1).
[Amended 4-21-1987 by Ord. No. 4-1987; 5-16-1989 by Ord. No. 9-1989; 5-15-1990 by Ord. No. 11-1990; 5-20-1991 by Ord. No. 6-1991; 8-18-2015 by Ord. No. 11-2015]
The following annual fees are hereby established:
A. 
The annual fee for a plenary retail consumption license shall be $2.500.
B. 
The annual fee for a plenary retail distribution license shall be $2.500.
C. 
The annual fee for a hotel/motel license shall be $2.500.
D. 
The annual fee for a club license shall be $120.
[Added 12-7-1985 by Ord. No. 8-1985]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both.