Township of Washington, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Washington 12-20-1971 as Secs. 6-7.1 through 6-7.25 of the Revised General Ordinances; amended in its entirety 12-18-1972. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alarms — See Ch. 39.
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 42.
Curfew — See Ch. 74.
Littering — See Ch. 114.
Loitering — See Ch. 117.
Noise — See Ch. 125.
Defacing park property — See Ch. 137.
Tobacco sales — See Ch. 189.
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Editor's Note: Former § 140-1. Intoxication, was repealed 3-15-1999 by Ord. No. 2-99.
No person shall interfere with, hinder, disturb or obstruct the proceedings, functions or deliberations of the Township Committee, the Board of Health or any school or other official body of the township, nor shall any person molest, obstruct, hinder or interfere with any municipal officer, school official or teacher or official engaged in the performance of his duty or knowingly resist or oppose any person authorized by law to make arrests or to serve any writ, bill, order or process when the person so authorized is acting in the performance of his duty.
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Editor's Note: Former § 140-3, Obscene or indecent writing on any property, was repealed 3-15-1999 by Ord. No. 2-99.
No person shall unnecessarily obstruct any street, avenue, road, highway, alley or public place with any kind of vehicle or box, lumber, wood or any other thing. The provisions of this subsection shall not prevent persons who are building from occupying, until notified by a township official to cease such occupancy, 1/2 of the street in front of the place where they are building, unless another person is building on the opposite side of the street, in which case neither shall occupy more than 1/4 of the street. No person who is building shall continue such occupancy of any street after notice from a township official or police officer to discontinue the same.
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Editor's Note: Former §§ 140-5, Damage to property, as amended 5-21-1979 by Ord. No. 45-79, and 140-6, Use of false coins or slugs, were repealed 3-13-1999 by Ord. No. 2-99.
No person shall willfully or maliciously remove, deface or alter any notice posted pursuant to law and forbidding trespassing, with intent to destroy the notice.
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Editor's Note: Former §§140-8, Repeated telephoning, 140-9, Prostitution and disorderly houses, 140-10, Sale of indecent objects and performance of lewd acts, 140-11, Nudity, 140-12, Possession of tools or weapons with intent to commit unlawful act, 140-13, Sale of cigarettes or tobacco to minors, and 140-14, Assault and battery, were repealed 3-15-1999 by Ord. No. 2-99.
No person owning, keeping or having the management or control of any public dance hall where alcoholic beverages are sold or any tavern, whether licensed as such or not, or any agent or servant of such person, shall admit thereto or permit or suffer to be or remain therein any child under the age of 16 years unaccompanied by a parent, guardian or adult friend.
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Editor's Note: Former §§ 140-16, False emergency alarm report, and 140-17, Failure to relinquish telephone in an emergency, were repealed 3-15-1999 by Ord. No. 2-99.
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Editor's Note: Former § 140-18. Abandoned refrigerators; violations and penalties,was repealed 4-16-2007 by Ord. No. 9-07.
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Editor's Note: Former §§ 140-19, Possession of alcoholic beverage by minor; exception, and 140-20, Gambling, were repealed 3-15-1999 by Ord. No. 2-99.
No person shall trespass upon the property of another without the permission of the owner, occupant or lessee of the property.
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Editor's Note: Former § 140-22, Peeping Toms, was repealed 3-15-1999 by Ord. No. 2-99
A. 
No person during an alarm of fire or other emergency shall willfully hinder, prevent or deter in any manner or by any device whatsoever any fireman, policeman or other person from rendering lawful assistance in abating or quelling such fire or assisting in any other emergency or willfully hinder or interfere with any fireman or policeman or official from going to or returning from any fire or emergency.
B. 
No person shall hinder or obstruct the passage of any fire engine, police car or emergency vehicles in going to or from a fire or other emergency.
C. 
No person shall follow an emergency vehicle to an emergency with the intention of sightseeing.
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Editor's Note: Former § 140-24, Possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on school property, was repealed 3-15-2004 by Ord No. 5-04.
[Added 5-21-1979 by Ord. No. 45-79]
No person shall:
A. 
Mutilate, alter or remove any notice or damage, destroy or remove any warning sign or signal or remove any barricade placed or posted on any property within the Township of Washington.
B. 
Drive any vehicle over or upon the closed portion of any roadway.
C. 
Violate any rule or regulation for the use of any roadway.
D. 
Drive, move or operate any track-type or non-rubber-wheeled construction vehicle or equipment on any township road, except where such vehicles or equipment are being operated in accordance with a street opening permit issued pursuant to Chapter 172, Article V. Nothing herein shall be construed as limiting the right to operate any farm tractors, traction equipment or farm machinery which is authorized to travel on public highways pursuant to State Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulations, N.J.S.A. 39:1-1 et seq., or the right to operate a self-propelled unregistered vehicle pursuant to a crossing permit issued by the Director of Motor Vehicles.
[Added 6-20-1983 by Ord. No. 12-83]