Borough of Oceanport, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Oceanport 10-7-1971 by Ord. No. 305 (Ch. 35, Art. II, of the 1970 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 183-1 Power to establish curfew.

The Mayor of the Borough of Oceanport or, in his absence or in the event of his inability to act, the President of the Borough Council or the Chairman of the Police Committee of the Borough of Oceanport is hereby empowered to establish a curfew in the Borough of Oceanport on such occasion and during such periods of time as are necessary to preserve the public peace or to preserve order in the Borough or to prevent injury to persons or property.

§ 183-2 Method of establishment.

The Mayor of the Borough of Oceanport or, in his absence or in the event of his inability to act, the President of the Borough Council or the Chairman of the Police Committee shall establish a curfew by setting forth the hours and dates on which persons, or certain persons according to their age, shall be forbidden to appear on public streets or in any public place in the Borough, or to appear or congregate outside of private property in the Borough. A written statement setting forth the hours and dates of the curfew, and the persons who shall be subject to same, shall be filed with the Borough Clerk of the Borough and posted in at least 10 public places in the Borough, and then said curfew shall be in effect.

§ 183-3 Violations.

Any person who is subject to the curfew, after the curfew is in effect, and who appears on a public street or in any public place or who appears or is part of a congregation outside of private property shall be deemed to have violated this chapter.

§ 183-4 Penalties.

Any person found guilty of violating this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as set forth in Chapter 1, § 1-15, General penalty.