Borough of Roselle, NJ
Union County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Roselle 5-25-1977 as Ord. No. 1402. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful to maintain or operate any loudspeaker or amplifier connected with any radio, phonograph, microphone or other device by which sounds are magnified and made heard over any public street or public place except as hereinafter provided.
Any person, firm or corporation residing in or doing business in the Borough of Roselle may apply for permission to operate a loudspeaker or other sound amplifier with the Borough Clerk upon 48 hours' notice of the date on which the use of the loudspeaker or other sound amplifier is intended to be used.
The application must be in writing and contain the name and address of the applicant, the name and address of the owner of the loudspeaker or sound amplifier, the date on which it is intended to be used and the purpose of the use.
[Amended 2-19-1997 by Ord. No. 2033]
Upon receipt of the foregoing information and after a routine police check to satisfy the requirements of this chapter, the Borough Clerk, following approval by the Mayor and Council, shall issue a permit for the use of the loudspeaker or sound amplifier.
No person shall use or operate such device within the Borough of Roselle, except weekdays between 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., prevailing time, nor within a radius of two blocks from any church while funeral services are being held there.
This chapter shall not apply to charitable, political or civic organizations of the Borough of Roselle, nor shall it apply to radios in homes or in private pleasure vehicles when the same are operated in such a manner as not to be audible at a distance of 50 feet from such vehicle, nor to noise devices, bands or other musical devices used in any public parade or procession which is operated under a permit in accordance with the ordinances of the Borough of Roselle.
The vehicle to which any loudspeaker or amplifier is connected shall keep moving at all times.