Egg Harbor City, NJ
Atlantic County
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[Adopted 5-12-2005 by Ord. No. 18-2005]
The purpose of this article is to prohibit the feeding of unconfined wildlife in any public park or any other property owned or operated by the City of Egg Harbor City so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for failure to comply.
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For the purposes of this article, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meanings stated herein unless their use in the text of this article clearly demonstrates a different meaning. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words used in the plural number include the singular number, and words used in the singular number include the plural number. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory.
B. 
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
FEED
To give, place, expose, deposit, distribute or scatter any edible material with the intention of feeding, attracting or enticing wildlife. Feeding does not include baiting in the legal taking of fish and/or game.
PERSON
Any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or political subdivision of this state subject to municipal jurisdiction.
WILDLIFE
All animals that are neither human nor domesticated.
No person shall feed in any public park or any other property owned or operated by the City of Egg Harbor City any wildlife, excluding confined wildlife (for example, wildlife confined in zoos, parks or rehabilitation centers, or unconfined wildlife at environmental education centers).
A. 
This article shall be enforced by the City of Egg Harbor City.
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Any person found to be in violation of this article shall be ordered to cease the feeding immediately.
Any person(s) who is found to be in violation of the provisions of this article shall be subject to a fine of not less than $150 and not to exceed $500.
Each section, subsection, clause and phrase of this article is declared to be an independent section, subsection, sentence, clause and phrase, and the finding or holding of any such portion of this article to be unconstitutional, void, or ineffective for any cause, or reason, shall not affect any other portion of this article.
All ordinances and parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.
The purpose of this article is to prohibit the abandonment of domesticated animals or wildlife in any public park or any other property owned or operated by the City of Egg Harbor City so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for failure to comply.
A. 
For the purposes of this article, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meanings stated herein unless their use in the text of this article clearly demonstrates a different meaning. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words used in the plural number include the singular number, and words used in the singular number include the plural number. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory.
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As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ABANDONMENT
To release, drop-off, leave or deposit without the intention of returning.
DOMESTICATED ANIMAL
Any animal that is neither human nor wild.
PERSON
Any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or political subdivision of this state subject to municipal jurisdiction.
WILDLIFE
All animals that are neither human nor domesticated.
It shall be unlawful to abandon any domesticated animal or wildlife in any public park or any other property owned or operated by the City of Egg Harbor City.
This article shall be enforced by the City of Egg Harbor City.
Any person(s) who is found to be in violation of the provisions of this article shall be subject to a fine of not less than $150 and not to exceed $500.
Each section, subsection, clause and phrase of this article is declared to be an independent section, subsection, sentence, clause and phrase, and the finding or holding of any such portion of this article to be unconstitutional, void, or ineffective for any cause, or reason, shall not affect any other portion of this article.
All ordinance and parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.