Borough of Red Bank, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Red Bank as Secs. 3-9.1 through 3-9.10 of the 1987 Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Curfew — See Ch. 308.
Graffiti — See Ch. 382.

§ 315-1 Disorderly house unlawful.

No person shall keep or maintain a disorderly house nor any house of ill fame. This provision shall apply to the owner of the premises, as well as the tenant or occupant of the premises, if the offense is committed with his knowledge.

§ 315-2 Allowing certain persons upon private property prohibited.

No person shall allow or permit his house, shop, garage, store or any other place connected therewith to be used, frequented or resorted to by riotous or disorderly persons, drunkards, prostitutes, gamblers, vagrants, vagabonds, or common mendicants or permit his house, shop, garage, store or other place as aforesaid to become riotous or disorderly at any time.

§ 315-3 Keeping or maintaining devices for games of chance or hazard.

No person shall set up, keep or maintain or permit to be set up, kept or maintained in any house or premises occupied by him, or others, any faro table, faro bank, roulette wheel, illegal other device or game of chance or hazard for the purpose of gaming, or any cockpit or other place for the exhibition of animals in fight.

§ 315-4 Gambling prohibitions.

Dealing, playing or engaging. No person shall deal, play or engage in faro, roulette, illegal lotteries or other devices or game of chance or hazard either as banker, player, dealer or otherwise for the purpose of gambling.
Possession or use of gambling machines or devices. No person shall use or permit to be used, possess or have in his custody or permit to remain in his premises or have in an automobile in his custody, any gambling machine, punch board, illegal lottery or lottery slips or any gambling devices or paraphernalia whatever used for the purpose of gambling in or upon any street, highway, thoroughfare, sidewalk, building or other public or quasi-public place, or upon private property, not his own, within the limits of the Borough.

§ 315-5 Disturbances of peace and good order.

[Amended by Ord. No. 252-70]
Places of public or private assembly. No person shall disturb or interfere with the quiet or good of any place of assembly, public or private, including schools, churches, libraries, and reading rooms, by noisy, indecent or disorderly conduct.
Public or quasi-public places. No person shall create a disturbance or breach of the peace in or upon any public street or public or quasi-public or in any public conveyance, or in or upon any private property not his own.

§ 315-6 Playing or practicing games of ball on streets, sidewalks, or other public places.

No person shall play at or practice any game of ball or shall pitch or throw any ball in or upon any street, highway, thoroughfare, sidewalk or other public place within the limits of the Borough.

§ 315-7 Bonfires restricted; permit required.

[Amended by Ord. No. 1987-8]
No person shall make or cause to be made or aid or assist in making any bonfire or other fire in or upon any street, highway, thoroughfare, sidewalk or in or upon any public or private grounds within the limits of the Borough, without first obtaining a permit in writing from the Fire Official.

§ 315-8 Discharging firearms restricted.

No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged any firearm of any kind or description within the limits of the Borough, unless the firearm is discharged in the defense of his life or property. This provision shall not apply to firearms fired with blank cartridges or shells, as used in connection with athletic or sports events, not to the discharge of firearms by the police events, nor to the discharge of firearms by the Police Department of the Borough or any member thereof or by any special police officer of the Borough while actually engaging in fire or target practice on any property or range owned, occupied by, leased or controlled by the Borough or the Police Department thereof.

§ 315-9 False fire alarms prohibited.

No person shall knowingly or wilfully give any false alarm of fire or cause the same to be given within the limits of the Borough.

§ 315-10 Indecent or lewd attire, act, or behavior prohibited.

No person shall appear in any street, highway, thoroughfare, sidewalk or any public place or building in an indecent or lewd attire, nor be guilty of any lewd or indecent act or behavior, nor exhibit, sell or offer for sale, have in his possession or permit to remain in or on his premises any indecent or lewd books, pictures or any other lewd or indecent articles.

§ 315-11 Violations and penalties.

[Added 4-27-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-13]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a minimum fine of no less than $250. The maximum fine, and any authorized periods of imprisonment shall be as set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty, of the Code of the Borough of Red Bank, as it may exist from time to time.