Introduced: February 14, 2011
Public Hearing: February 28, 2011
An ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, to modify Chapter 142 of the code of the Township of Vernon regarding alcoholic beverages
WHEREAS, Section 142-10 of the Code of the Township of Vernon subjects a person convicted of violating or failing to comply with the provisions of Chapter 142 to certain penalties; and
WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 33:1-31 sets forth additional penalties pursuant to the “Alcoholic Beverage Law,” N.J.S.A. 33:1-1, et. seq.; and
WHEREAS, the Mayor and the Council of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, and State of New Jersey, desire to modify Section 142-10 of the Code of the Township of Vernon to make reference to N.J.S.A. 33:1-31.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and the Council of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, and State of New Jersey, that the Code of the Township of Vernon is hereby modified as follows:
SECTION I Section 142-10 of the Code of the Township of Vernon is hereby replaced as follows:
§142-10. Violations and penalties.
Any person violating, or failing to comply with, any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, and in addition to the penalties which may be enforced pursuant to N.J.S.A. 33:1-31, be subject to the penalties set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, §1-19, “Violations and penalties.” The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.
SECTION II Severability. The various parts, sections and clauses of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable. If any part, sentence, paragraph, section or clause is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of this Ordinance shall not be affected thereby.
SECTION III Repealer. Any ordinances or parts thereof in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed as to their inconsistencies only.
SECTION IV This Ordinance shall take effect upon final passage and publication.