City of Camden, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Camden 12-26-1974 by Ord. No. MC-935; amended in its entirety 11-24-1982 by Ord. No. MC-1910. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

Licenses and business regulations — See Ch. 332.

Zoning — See Ch. 577.

§ 326-1

§ 326-2
Supervision during certain hours. 

§ 326-3

§ 326-4
Failure to comply. 

§ 326-5
Violations and penalties. 

§ 326-1 Definitions.

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

Any establishment in which coin-operated facilities are available for washing clothes, for drying clothes, or for dry-cleaning clothes, and which is open and available to the general public for use.

§ 326-2 Supervision during certain hours.

No self-service laundry licensed under this chapter shall be open for business between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., unless there is an adult attendant in charge of the premises during such hours.

§ 326-3 Ventilation.

Each self-service laundry licensed under this chapter shall have adequate ventilation of each machine used for washing clothes, drying clothes and/or dry-cleaning clothes and of each room in which any such machines are located to ensure the safe operation of the machines and the health and safety of patrons and the general public.

§ 326-4 Failure to comply.

[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.

§ 326-5 Violations and penalties.

[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.