Township of Old Bridge, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Old Bridge as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Adult entertainment — See Ch. 14.
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 30.
Beach and recreation areas — See Ch. 52.
Bows and arrows — See Ch. 67.
Curfew — See Ch. 114.
Festivals; mass gatherings — See Ch. 169.
Graffiti — See Ch. 215.
Littering — See Ch. 265.
Noise — See Ch. 300.
Obscene materials — See Ch. 314.
Motorized recreational vehicles — See Ch. 469.
Youth sports code of conduct — See Ch. 540.
[Adopted 3-29-1945 (Sec. 4-5 of the 1973 Revised General Ordinances)]

§ 342-1 Prohibited conduct.

No person shall, within the Township, hinder or obstruct any police officer in the performance of his duties; nor shall any person willfully refuse or neglect to assist any police officer when lawfully called upon by him so to do, in the execution of any process or in the suppression of any breach of the peace or disorderly conduct or in case of an escape, or when such officer is resisted in the discharge of his duty; nor shall any person knowingly resist or oppose any officer or person authorized by law in serving or attempting to serve any writ, bill, order or process, or when making any arrest either with or without a warrant.
[Adopted 1-27-1994 by Ord. No. 6-94 (Sec. 4-16 of the 1973 Revised General Ordinances)]

§ 342-2 Public urination and public defecation.

A. 
No person shall urinate or defecate upon lands belonging to another person or entity, nor shall any person urinate or defecate upon a public building, street, park or other lands or property owned by the Township of Old Bridge or any other public agency. It shall likewise be unlawful for any person to urinate or defecate so as to be observed by another person.
B. 
Nothing in this section shall prohibit a person from performing such excretory functions in a bathroom, water closet, latrine or similar site intended for such purposes.

§ 342-3 Disorderly conduct prohibited.

A. 
No person shall, with purpose to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof:
(1) 
Engage in fighting or threatening, or in violent or tumultuous behavior; or
(2) 
Create a hazardous or physically dangerous condition by an act which serves no legitimate purpose of the actor.
B. 
No person shall, in a public place, and with purpose to offend the sensibilities of a hearer or in reckless disregard of the probability of doing so, address unreasonably loud and offensively coarse or abusive language, given the circumstances of the persons present and the setting of the utterance, to any person present. "Public" means affecting or likely to affect persons in a place to which the public or a substantial group has access; among the places included are highways, transport facilities, schools, prisons, apartment houses, places of business or amusement or any neighborhood.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 4-16.3, Lewdness, which previously followed this section, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III).

§ 342-4 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person who violates this article shall, upon conviction and subject to the discretion of the Municipal Judge, be subject to the penalty set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, Penalty.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III).