Atlantic City, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Atlantic City 9-7-2005 by Ord. No. 69-2005. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Background checks — See Ch. 90.

§ 216-1 Sex offender residency prohibition.

A. 
No person over the age of 18 who has been convicted of a violation of any crime against a minor as listed in N.J.S.A. 2C:7-2, and who as a result of said conviction is required to register with the proper authorities pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:7-1 et seq. shall not be permitted to reside or live within 2,500 feet of any school, park, playground or day-care center in the municipality.
B. 
A person who resides or lives within 2,500 feet of any school, park, playground or day-care center in the municipality shall have 60 days from receipt of written notice of the prohibition set forth herein to move. Failure to move to a location which is in compliance with this section within that time period shall constitute a violation of this section.
C. 
This section shall not apply to a person who has established a residence prior to August 10, 2005.
D. 
Any violation of this section shall be punishable by one or more of the penalties contained in § 1-3, including a fine of not less than $1,250, nor more than $5,000; imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months; or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.