Township of Winslow, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Winslow 6-21-05 as Ord. No. O-16-05. Amendments noted where applicable.]
PERSON
Any individual convicted of a sex offense as defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:7-2.
RESIDENCE
Any place where a person lives either temporarily or permanently.
A. 
No person over the age of eighteen (18) who has been convicted of a violation of any crime against a minor as set forth in N.J.S.A. 2C:7-2, and who as a result of said conviction is required to register with the appropriate authorities shall be permitted to reside or live within two thousand five hundred (2,500) feet of any public or private school, public park or playground, public library, day-care center or church located within the boundaries of the Township of Winslow.
B. 
Any person who resides or lives within two thousand five hundred (2,500) feet of any public or private school, public park or playground, public library, day-care center or church in the Township of Winslow who is required to register as a sex offender pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:7-2 shall have sixty (60) days from receipt of written notice from the Winslow Township Police Chief, or designee, to move from that residence. A failure to move to a new residence or location within the notice time period which would be in compliance with this chapter shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
C. 
This chapter shall not be applied to any person defined as a sex offender in accordance with N.J.S.A. 2C:7-2 who has established a residence within the Township of Winslow prior to July 1, 2005. Proof of residency prior to this date shall be required to be provided to the Winslow Township Police Chief, or designee, upon written notice to a registered sex offender.
[Amended 12-20-05 by Ord. No. 0-45-05]
D. 
The governing body for the Township of Winslow shall adopt and approve a map prepared by the Township Consulting Engineer which will establish and depict the location and boundaries of the area on or within two thousand five hundred (2,500) feet of any public or private school, public park or playground, public library, day-care center or church, located in the Township of Winslow. This map shall be an Exhibit to this chapter and incorporated by reference into this chapter. This map upon the adoption of this chapter shall become an official record of the Township of Winslow to be maintained and filed with this Ordinance No. O-16-05, codified herein in the office of the Township Clerk. A true copy of the ordinance and map shall be provided at a reasonable cost to any person, agency or court which may, from time to time, request such a copy, together with a certification from the Township Clerk that the ordinance and map is a true copy approved and adopted by the township. This map shall be updated on a periodic basis as required if the location of such property changes in any respect.
E. 
It is understood that the map included with and incorporated by reference as part of the adoption of this chapter was prepared for and is intended to be used as evidence in prosecutions for violation of this chapter and the map shall constitute prima facie evidence of the following:
(1) 
The location of each public or private school, public park or playground, public library, day-care center or church located within the Township of Winslow;
(2) 
The boundaries of the real property so identified;
(3) 
That the property depicted on the map is, and continues to be used for the identified purposes; and
(4) 
The location and boundaries of areas which are or within two thousand five hundred (2,500) feet of such property.
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to and punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.) or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days, or by both, and each day's continuance of the violation shall constitute a separate and distinct violation.