Advertising materials and graffiti — See Ch. 115.
Curfew — See Ch. 200.
Licenses and business regulations — See Ch. 332.
Parental responsibility — See Ch. 382.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 395.
Removal of graffiti — See Ch. 418, Part 3.
Signs — See Ch. 471.
§ 485-2Packaging and accessibility for
§ 485-3Purchasing minors to be accompanied
§ 485-4Exhibit of fraudulent identification
§ 485-5Similar regulations in nearby
§ 485-6Violations and penalties; confiscation
§ 485-7License required; application;
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Any unauthorized inscription, word, figure, painting or other
defacement that is written, marked, etched, scratched, sprayed, drawn,
painted or engraved on or otherwise affixed to any surface of public
or private property by any graffiti implement, to the extent that
the graffiti was not authorized in advance by the owner or occupant
of the property or, despite advance authorization, is otherwise deemed
a public nuisance by the City Council.[Added 9-10-1998 by Ord. No. MC-3411]
- INDELIBLE MARKER
- Any felt tip marker, china marker or similar device that is not water soluble and which has a flat or angled writing surface 1/2 inch or greater.
- Any person under the age of 18 years.
- Any retail establishment.
- SPRAY PAINT CONTAINER
- Any aerosol container that is adapted or made for the purpose
of applying spray paint or other substances capable of defacing property.[Added 9-10-1998 by Ord. No. MC-3411]
No person shall sell or offer for sale, transfer or offer to transfer any spray paint container or indelible marker unless such spray paint container or indelible marker is held for sale or transfer in an enclosed device which is constructed to prevent removal of the merchandise except by authorized attendants or is stored out of sight in such a way as to prevent free access to the merchandise by the public.
No person shall sell or otherwise transfer any spray paint container or indelible marker to a minor, unless said minor is accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at time of purchase or transfer.
No minor shall, at the time of purchase of items specified in § 485-3, knowingly furnish fraudulent evidence of majority, including, but not limited to, a motor vehicle operator's license, a registration certificate issued under the Federal Selective Service Act, an identification card issued to a member of the Armed Forces or any document issued by a federal, state, county or municipal government.
The administrative and legislative branches of this government shall endeavor to have the municipalities in close territorial proximity with the City of Camden adopt legislation prohibiting the conduct as set forth by this chapter.
Unless otherwise provided in the chapter, penalties against persons violating the provisions of this chapter shall be imposed in accordance with the provisions of § 1-16A.
In addition, the City may confiscate the entire inventory of spray paint containers and indelible markers from a business for a second or repeated violation of this section or for failure to obtain the license required in § 485-7. The business proprietor may reclaim the spray paint containers and indelible markers upon payment of a confiscation fee of $200.
No person shall sell or offer for sale, transfer or offer for transfer any spray paint container or indelible marker unless that person has obtained a license from the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
Application for such license shall be made on forms provided by the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
The fee for such license is $149.04.