Borough of Wrightstown, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Wrightstown by Ord. No. 1976-7 (Sec. 3-10 of the Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Curfew — See Ch. 64.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 137.

§ 107-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
LOITERING
Remaining idle in essentially one location, and shall include the concepts of spending time idly, loafing or walking about aimlessly, and shall also include the colloquial expression "hanging around."

§ 107-2 Certain types of loitering prohibited.

A. 
No person shall loiter in a public place in such manner as to:
(1) 
Create or cause to be created a danger of a breach of the peace.
(2) 
Create or cause to be created any disturbance or annoyance to the comfort and repose of any person.
(3) 
Obstruct the free passage of pedestrians or vehicles.
(4) 
Obstruct, molest or interfere with any person lawfully in any public place.
B. 
This section shall include the making of unsolicited remarks of an offensive, disgusting or insulting nature or which are calculated to annoy or disturb the person to, or in whose hearing, they are made.

§ 107-3 Discretion of police officer.

Whenever any police officer shall, in the exercise of reasonable judgment, decide that the presence of any person in any public place is causing or is likely to cause any of the conditions enumerated in § 107-2, he may, if he deems it necessary for the preservation of the public peace and safety, order that person to leave that place; any person who shall refuse to leave after being ordered to do so by a police officer shall be guilty of a violation of this subsection.