Borough of Lavallette, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Lavallette as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-9-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-06 (922)]

§ 53B-1 Prohibition applicable to ballfield and certain parks.

The Borough of Lavallette, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:48-1 and 40:48-2, deems it in the public interest to prohibit smoking, defined as the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette or pipe, or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco, in the following areas of the Borough:
A. 
The municipal baseball field Chandler Field, located at the intersections of Jersey City and Baltimore Avenues.
B. 
The municipal park located at the intersections of Baltimore and Elizabeth Avenues.
C. 
The municipal park, including the gazebo, located at the bayfront between Washington and Philadelphia Avenues.
D. 
The municipal park known as Jacobson Park, located at the bayfront at the westernmost end of Kerr Avenue.

§ 53B-2 Bayfront beaches.

The Borough of Lavallette, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:48-1 and 40:48-2, deems it in the public interest to prohibit smoking, defined as the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette or pipe, or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco, in the following areas of the Borough:
A. 
The bathing beach, from the westerly sand line eastward, including but not limited to the beach, dunes, beach plantings and waters adjacent to such area at the Washington Avenue Bay Beach located at the bayfront between Brooklyn and Washington Avenues.
B. 
The bathing beach, from the westerly sand line eastward, including but not limited to the beach, dunes, beach plantings and waters adjacent to such area at the Reese Avenue Bay Beach located at the bayfront between Vance and President Avenues.

§ 53B-3 Signs.

Notice of the prohibitions contained in this article shall be conspicuously posted by signs stating "No Smoking Permitted Beyond This Point" and shall reference the applicable Code provision.

§ 53B-4 Violation and penalties.

Any person violating or failing to comply with any provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, for a first offense, be punishable by a fine of not more than $50 or by community service of not more than two days; for a second offense within the same calendar year, be punishable by a fine of not more than $100 or by community service of not more than five days; for a third offense within the same calendar year, be punishable by a fine of not less than $200 or by community service of not less than 10 days, or any combination of fine, imprisonment and community service as determined in the discretion of the Municipal Court Judge.