City of Camden, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Camden 11-24-1982 as Section 8-45 of Ord. No. MC-1910. Amendments noted where applicable.]

Dancing — See Ch. 205.

Licenses and business regulations — See Ch. 332.

Massage parlors — See Ch. 338.

Zoning — See Ch. 577.

§ 289-1

§ 289-2
Maintenance of premises. 

§ 289-3
Failure to comply. 

§ 289-4
Violations and penalties. 

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

Any premises, either open to the general public or to members only, for the purpose of providing exercise programs, exercise equipment, swimming pools, saunas, etc., for the purpose of promoting physical fitness.

All premises and all equipment, devices, etc., used in connection with the operation of a health club shall be maintained in a safe and operable condition and shall be maintained to conform, in all aspects, to the sanitary requirements of the laws of the State of New Jersey and the City of Camden.

[Added 4-9-1987 by Ord. No. MC-2289]

It shall be unlawful for any person, as defined in § 332-1, to engage in the activity identified and regulated by this chapter, without first having obtained a license therefor and paid the fee required for such license, both as provided in Chapter 332, Licenses and Business Regulations. Any person engaging in such activity who shall fail to comply with any provision of this chapter or of Chapter 332 shall be in violation of the provisions of this chapter.

[Added 4-9-1987 by Ord. No. MC-2289]

Unless otherwise provided in the chapter, penalties against persons violating the provisions of this chapter shall be imposed in accordance with the provisions of § 1-16A.

[Amended 10-12-2006 by Ord. No. MC-4234]


A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each and every day for each and every violation of this chapter.


A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation or violations occur or continue.


The imposition of a fine or imprisonment as punishment for a violation of any provision of this chapter shall not be deemed to be in lieu of any provision of this chapter or of Chapter 332 providing for revocation or suspension of any license issued under this chapter and Chapter 332.