Township of East Brunswick, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of East Brunswick 9-27-71 as Ord. No. 71-95-D as Sec. 4-16 of the Revised General Ordinances. Section 93-5 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provision, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
When there exists in the Township of East Brunswick a state of disaster or emergency brought about by natural causes or by the action of any person or persons and such state of disaster or emergency causes or may cause violence and injury to be inflicted upon people in the Township of East Brunswick and causes or may cause damage and destruction to property in the Township of East Brunswick, both public and private, all being against the health, safety and welfare of the people of the Township of East Brunswick, then and in that event the Mayor shall have the authority to declare that a state of disaster or emergency exists, and he shall have the authority and be empowered to do the following:
A. 
Issue orders of proclamations regulating the hours during which persons shall be prohibited from remaining upon the public streets, ways and places in the Township of East Brunswick.
B. 
Issue orders or proclamations regulating the hours during which vehicular traffic shall be prohibited or restricted from traveling over the streets in the Township of East Brunswick.
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Issue orders or proclamations regulating the hours during which all businesses licensed by the Township of East Brunswick to dispense in any way alcoholic beverages shall be closed to business.
D. 
Issue orders or proclamations regulating the hours during which all sales of gasoline by gasoline service stations or firearms or ammunition by any retail business establishments in the Township of East Brunswick shall be closed to business.
The Mayor, upon declaring that a state of disaster or emergency exists in the Township of East Brunswick, shall forthwith advise any newspaper and radio station located within the County of Middlesex and request that the announced state of disaster or emergency be publicized at once.
The judgment of the Mayor that a state of disaster or emergency exists within the Township of East Brunswick and that it has caused or is likely to cause injury and damage to person and property within the Township of East Brunswick shall be final and absolute.
After the Mayor has declared that a state of disaster or emergency exists in the Township of East Brunswick and has issued an order or proclamation regulating the movements of persons or vehicles in or about the Township of East Brunswick, or the dispensing by licensed persons of alcoholic beverages therein, or the sale of gasoline by gasoline service stations or firearms or ammunition by any retail business establishments in the Township of East Brunswick, it shall be unlawful and a violation of this chapter for any person to be upon the streets, ways or places in the Township of East Brunswick, to drive vehicles over the streets in the Township of East Brunswick, to dispense alcoholic beverages or to sell gasoline at any gasoline service stations or firearms or ammunition at any retail business establishments during the hours prohibited by said order or proclamation, unless otherwise permitted by the Township of East Brunswick.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of an order or proclamation issued by the Mayor shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to the penalties provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I.