[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners (now Council) of the Town (now Township) of Montclair 4-15-1980 by Ord. No. 80-12 as Art. V of Ch. 166 of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall place upon or attach to any tree or telegraph, telephone, electric light, traffic or street sign pole or post upon any street within any handbill, advertisement or written or printed or partly written or printed notice of any kind, except such notices as by law are required to be posted.
No person shall fasten, by pasting or otherwise, any handbills, advertisements, circulars or other written or printed matter to any sidewalk within .
No person shall place, throw, cast or distribute any paper of any kind, any handbill, circular, card or other advertising matter, including all samples of every description whatsoever, in or upon any street or public place, or in or upon any motor vehicle on a public street or place, or in or upon any front yard or courtyard of private premises, or in or upon any stoop of such private premises, or in or upon any vestibule or hall of any building, or in any letter box thereon or therein maintained; provided, however, that nothing contained in this section shall be deemed to prohibit the delivery of any such matter by the United States postal authorities and the delivery of newspapers, magazines and periodicals from regularly established news dealers. This section is not intended to prevent the lawful distribution of anything other than commercial and business advertising matter.
[Amended 5-23-2000 by Ord. No. 00-19; 4-10-2007 by Ord. No. 07-17]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $2,000, imprisonment in the county/municipal jail for a term not exceeding 90 days, or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or any combination thereof as determined by the Municipal Court Judge. Each day on which a violation of an ordinance exists shall be considered a separate and distinct violation and shall be subject to imposition of a separate penalty for each day of the violation as the Municipal Court Judge may determine.