Township of Middle, NJ
Cape May County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Middle 4-18-2011 by Ord. No. 1380-11. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Noise — See Ch. 179.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 188.
Skateboard park — See Ch. 211.
It shall be unlawful for any person to discard, except in receptacles provided therefor, containers or any other item made of glass, tin, foil, cellophane, cardboard or any other trash material or substance, including cigarette butts, upon the streets, pavements, alleys, highways, in any public or quasi-public places or upon private property.
No person shall intentionally obstruct pedestrian or vehicular traffic upon the public streets, public sidewalks, public pavilions, public parks or other public places. Acts authorized as an exercise of one's Constitutional right to picket or legally protest and acts authorized by a permit issued pursuant to the Code of the Township of Middle shall not constitute obstruction of pedestrian or vehicular traffic.
No person shall sleep in or on any public street, public sidewalk, public pavilion, public park or other public place so as to obstruct or interfere with the passage of any person or persons lawfully being on or upon said streets, sidewalks, pavilions, parks or public places.
It shall be unlawful to sleep in any parked vehicle, either day or night, within the Township limits or to sleep or lie upon any public or quasi-public bench or seat or to usurp the use of such bench or seat for the storage of bundles or other objects so as to prevent the reasonable use thereof by others.
It shall be unlawful and illegal to enter, without legitimate and reasonable errand or business, upon any private property, hotel, rooming house, lodging place or other place of public accommodation, and not having previously obtained express or implied permission of the owner or person in lawful control and possession of such places above described, to make use of the furniture, showers, toilets or other like facilities there installed, or wander or roam about the premises.
It shall be unlawful and offensive conduct for any individual, either alone, or in the company of others, to revel, quarrel, brawl, disport or behave in a noisy, boisterous manner, emitting loud cries and other noises, or jostling those about them, or causing inconveniences to those about them, or to otherwise disrupt and disturb the public peace and dignity, in any public or quasi-public place, public rights-of-way, public sidewalk, public park, or in any building open for the accommodation of the public for entertainment, or for room accommodations.
It shall be unlawful and offensive to enter upon any public or quasi-public place or private property without the consent of the owner or person in lawful control and possession thereof and to there picnic, change apparel, dress or undress or to urinate or defecate upon the premises or commit any other nuisance.
Any person of association or persons convicted of a violation of any provision of this Chapter 159 shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not exceeding $2,000, or 90 days imprisonment in the City or county jail, or for a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or any combination of the three.