Township of Marlboro, NJ
Monmouth County
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[Adopted 9-22-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-41 (Ch. 59, Art. IV, of the 1981 Code)]
The purpose of this article is to prohibit the feeding of unconfined wildlife in any public park or on any other property owned or operated by the Township of Marlboro, so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for failure to comply.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
To give, place, expose, deposit, distribute or scatter any edible material with the intention of feeding, attracting or enticing wildlife. Feeding does not include baiting in the legal taking of fish and/or game.
Any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or political subdivision of this state subject to municipal jurisdiction.
All animals that are neither human or domesticated.
No person shall feed, in any public park or on any other property owned or operated by the Township, any wildlife, excluding confined wildlife (for example, wildlife confined in zoos, parks or rehabilitation centers) and unconfined wildlife at environmental education centers.
The provisions of this article shall be enforced by the Animal Control Officer or any law enforcement officer of the Township of Marlboro.
Any person found to be in violation of this article shall be ordered to cease the feeding immediately.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall be subject to a minimum fine of not less than $50 for each and every violation and a maximum fine as provided in § 4-3 of the Code.