Borough of Lindenwold, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Lindenwold 4-20-1970 by Ord. No. 227 (Ch. 101 of the 1981 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Loitering — See Ch. 195.
Noise — See Ch. 205.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 229.
[Amended 10-19-1981 by Ord. No. 587]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT
Any restaurant where meals, sandwiches, cold drinks, beverages, ice cream or other food is served directly to or is permitted to be consumed by patrons in automobiles, motorcycles or other vehicles parked on the premises.
SHOPPING CENTER
Four or more retail establishments on a single lot using common off-street parking space and arranged as an integral shopping area.
For the purpose of preserving public peace, health and safety, the entire premises occupied by a drive-in restaurant or shopping center, together with means of ingress thereto and egress therefrom, is hereby declared to be a public place.
The owners, lessees or operators of any drive-in restaurant or stores located in a shopping center shall maintain quiet and good order upon the premises and shall not permit disorderly or immoral conduct or loitering thereon, nor shall they permit any noise or nuisance on the parking area of the drive-in restaurant or shopping center whereby the quiet and good order of the neighborhood are disturbed.
No person on the premises of a drive-in restaurant or shopping center shall race the motor of any motor vehicle, needlessly bring to a sudden start or stop any motor vehicle, blow any horn of any motor vehicle or cause to be made any other loud or unseemly noise, nuisance or disturbance whereby the quiet and good order of the premises or the neighborhood are disturbed.
The following acts or conduct of any persons or person entering any drive-in restaurant or shopping center premises is hereby declared unlawful:
A. 
To enter the premises of any drive-in restaurant or shopping center in a motor vehicle of any description, park said vehicle and leave the premises without getting the consent of the owner or operator of said restaurant or shopping center, in which event said vehicle may be impounded subject to the usual impounding charges.
B. 
To enter said premises in a motor vehicle of any kind and use said premises for cruising, racing, as a shortcut to another street or to annoy or endanger any person or persons or other vehicle or vehicles lawfully on said premises.
C. 
For three or more persons to congregate on the premises and linger or loiter at any location on the premises of any drive-in restaurant or shopping center other than in the restaurant building or the stores or in a legally parked motor vehicle.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See also Ch. 195, Loitering.
[Amended 10-19-1981 by Ord. No. 587]
It is hereby declared to be the duty of the owner or operator of a drive-in restaurant to provide not fewer than two receptacles for the receipt of trash, litter, paper, napkins, cups and remnants of food at each exit for the use of patrons, and the failure of the owner or operator of a drive-in restaurant to provide such receptacles shall be a violation of this chapter and shall be punishable as such.
It shall be unlawful for any patron or owner of a drive-in restaurant to throw or deposit any of the litter mentioned in the preceding section anywhere on the premises of any drive-in restaurant or shopping center.
It shall be the duty of the restaurant operator or store operator to post on the premises in conspicuous locations one or more signs bearing the following legend:
CRUISING IN OR CONGREGATING AND LOITERING OUTSIDE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE IS UNLAWFUL. NO UNOCCUPIED VEHICLES MAY BE LEFT ON THE RESTAURANT OR SHOPPING CENTER PREMISES WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE RESTAURANT OR SHOPPING CENTER OPERATOR.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[Amended 10-19-1981 by Ord. No. 587]
Any person or persons who permit, take part or assist in any violation of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a petty disorderly persons offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to the penalties as set forth in Chapter 1, § 1-1, of this Code.