Township of Bernards, NJ
Somerset County
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[Ord. #1753, 9-30-2004, adopted]
For the purpose of this section, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meanings stated herein unless their use in the text of this chapter 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.
Shall mean 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.
Shall mean any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or political subdivision of this state subject to municipal jurisdiction.
Shall mean all animals that are neither human nor domesticated.
[Ord. #1753, 9-30-2004, adopted]
No person shall, in any public park or on any other property owned or operated by the Township of Bernards, feed any wildlife, excluding confined wildlife (for example, wildlife confined in zoos, parks or rehabilitation centers, or unconfined wildlife at environmental education centers).
[Ord. #1753, 9-30-2004, adopted]
This section shall be enforced by the Police Department of the Township of Bernards.
Any person found to be in violation of this section shall be ordered to cease the feeding immediately.
[Ord. #1753, 9-30-2004, adopted]
Any person(s) who is found to be in violation of the provisions of this section shall be subject to penalties as set forth in Section 3-1 of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Bernards.