[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of East Rutherford 1-19-1993 by Ord. No. 92-22. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person to deliver or deposit or for any person, firm or corporation to cause the delivery or deposit of any unsolicited newspapers, shoppers, circulars, leaflets, flyers and other like printed matter to or upon any private premises within the Borough of East Rutherford, except in accordance with the terms hereof. For the purposes of this chapter, "unsolicited" shall mean the printed matter referred to herein which has not been ordered, subscribed or requested by the recipient.
Such printed matter shall be placed only within a permanently installed appurtenance to the premises designed and designated for the receipt of such printed matter or, if there be none, on the ground or floor at the point beneath the place where such premises receives its mail or within a three-foot radius of that point.
Excepted from the provisions of § 89-2 hereof shall be such printed matter which plainly bears upon it either in the masthead or on the front page the name and address of a person responsible for its circulation to whom may be addressed a written notice by any recipient indicating the recipient's desire to cease future delivery of the particular item of printed matter.
There shall be no intentional delivery whatsoever of any such unsolicited printed matter to premises after the owner or tenant of which premises has notified the publisher or the delivery person or, in the case of printed matter referred to in § 89-3 hereof, after the owner or tenant of the premises has notified that person indicated in the printed matter to be the person having authority to cease further delivery of the same, that such delivery shall cease or be suspended for a stated period of time.
Any person, firm or corporation convicted of a violation of any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment of a term not to exceed 90 days or to a commitment to community services not to exceed 90 days. Each delivery in violation of the terms hereof after due notice thereof has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.