[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Old Bridge 11-2-1987 by Ord. No. 36-87 (Sec. 9-5 of the 1973 Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Any place where any bedding, sleeping bag or other sleeping matter is placed, established or maintained, whether or not such place incorporates the use of any tent, lean-to shack or other structure or any vehicle or part thereof.
It is unlawful for a person to camp upon any Township sidewalk, street, alley, lane, park, public right-of-way or any other place to which the general public has access, or under any bridgeway or viaduct, unless otherwise specifically authorized by this Code or by declaration of the Mayor in an emergency circumstance. This shall be deemed not to prohibit camping in any designated campsite in any state park.
No person shall be convicted of violating this chapter unless such person shall continue to camp for more than five minutes after receiving a warning to leave. Such warning shall be given by a police officer or by any Township employee or officer.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall be subject to the penalties set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, Penalty, and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs.