City of Absecon, NJ
Atlantic County
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§ 254-1 Houses of ill repute.

[1997 Code § 254-1]
No person shall keep or maintain a disorderly house or a house of ill fame or allow or permit any house, shop, store or other building owned or occupied by him or her to be used as a disorderly house or house of ill fame or to be frequented or resorted to by riotous or disorderly persons, prostitutes, gamblers or vagrants.

§ 254-2 Use of premises for gambling.

[1997 Code § 254-2; Ord. No. 10-2002]
Unless properly licensed in accordance with the provisions of the Gaming Licensing Laws, no person shall set up, keep or maintain or permit to be set up, kept or maintained, in any house or premises, any faro table, faro bank, roulette wheel or other device or game of chance for the purpose of gaming, or any boxing ring, cockpit or other place for men, women or animals to fight, nor shall any person hold or permit to be held, in any house or premises, any dogfight, cockfight, prizefight or any sparring contest for a purse or money prize.

§ 254-3 Chance of games.

[1997 Code § 254-3; Ord. No. 10-2002]
Subject to all of the provisions of N.J.S.A. 5:8-1-5:8.77 et seq., and N.J.A.C. 13:47-1.1-13:47-16.27, Games of Chance, including but not limited to Bingo and raffles, shall be permitted in the City of Absecon, seven days weekly, including Sunday, when properly licensed in accordance with the provisions of the Gaming Licensing Laws.

§ 254-4 Offensive acts.

[1997 Code § 254-4]
No person shall loiter on the streets and utter loud and offensive or indecent language or make offensive remarks to or upon any person passing along such streets or obstruct or interfere with any person lawfully in or upon such streets.

§ 254-5 Begging.

[1997 Code § 254-5]
No person shall go about from door to door, or place himself or herself in the street, to beg or gather alms.

§ 254-6 Indecent acts.

[1997 Code § 254-6]
No person shall appear in any street or public place in a state of nudity or in a dress not belonging to his or her sex or in any indecent or lewd dress or make any indecent exposure of his or her person or be guilty of any lewd or indecent act or behavior or exhibit, sell or offer for sale any indecent or lewd book, picture or thing or exhibit or perform any indecent, immoral or lewd play or other representation.

§ 254-7 Violations and penalties.

[1997 Code § 254-7]
Each and every person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit and pay a fine of not more than $200 or be imprisoned in the county jail for not more than 90 days, and the Judge before whom any such person may be brought may impose such punishment by fine or imprisonment in the county jail as he may see fit, not exceeding the maximum herein fixed.