City of Bordentown, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Bordentown 4-5-1960. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 100.
Bowling alleys and billiard rooms — See Ch. 120.
Curfew — See Ch. 142.
Littering — See Ch. 190.
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 206.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 216.
No person shall, within the limits of the City of Bordentown:
Be disorderly in any public omnibus, street, highway, thoroughfare or on any public sidewalk or in any store, restaurant or other public or quasi-public place or conveyance to the annoyance of any person or, being upon any public street, park or other public or quasipublic place, be in such a disorderly state as to be unable to conduct himself with due care for his safety or the safety of other persons.
[Amended 8-11-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-11]
Appear on any street, road, avenue, park or other public place in a state of nudity or make any indecent exposure of his or her person or commit or do any lewd or indecent act or behave in a lewd or indecent manner.
Disrobe in any automobile, truck or vehicle while the same is upon any parking place, street, road, avenue, park or other public place.
Cause or permit to be omitted any vile, offensive, obnoxious or nauseating odor.
Hinder or obstruct any city officer or employee or the officer or employee of any agency, department, board, commission, authority or other instrumentality of this municipality in the performance of his duties or willfully refuse or neglect to assist such officer or employee when lawfully called upon by him so to do in the execution of any process or in the suppression of any breach of the peace or disorderly conduct or in case of escape or when such officer or employee is resisted in the discharge of his duty or resist or oppose any officer or person authorized by law in serving or attempting to serve any writ, bill or order to process or when making any arrest.
Hinder, prevent or deter in any manner or by any device whatever any fireman or other person from rendering lawful assistance in abating or quelling a fire or hinder or interfere with any fireman going to or returning from any fire or place from which a fire alarm proceeds or hinder or obstruct any fire engine, hook and ladder truck, hose cart or other fire apparatus going to or from any place which a fire alarm proceeds or where any building or property may be burning.
Hinder, obstruct, prevent or deter in any manner or by any device whatever any ambulance or emergency squad member or other person from rendering lawful assistance at any accident, disaster or other emergency or any ambulance or emergency squad equipment, while going to or from or attending at an accident, disaster or other emergency.
Willfully and maliciously ring or sound or cause to be rung or sounded any bell, siren or other alarm of any fire, ambulance or emergency company or squad and thereby or by any other means, give or cause to be given a false alarm or fire or emergency.
Enter upon or trespass upon the land or property of any person without lawful permission so to do.
Pretend to use or have any skill in physiognomy, palmistry or like crafty science or pretend to tell destinies or fortunes for pay or other reward.
Remove, interfere with or disturb any lantern, warning signal, obstruction or barricade lawfully placed in or across any public street or alley by the public authority, its contractors, agents, servants or employees.[2]
Editor's Note: Former Paragraph 1 of Section II, which immediately followed this section and prohibited all indecent or disorderly conduct or breach of peace not herein specifically mentioned, was deleted at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II.
Editor's Note: Former Paragraphs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 24 and 26 of this section, which prohibited various actions, were deleted 12-24-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-5.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Wherever appropriate in connection with the context, includes corporation, partnership, association and individual and shall include the plural.
The masculine pronouns shall include the feminine.
All fines imposed and collected under and by virtue of this chapter shall be paid into the treasury of the city.
Violation of any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I, Violations and Penalties.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II.