Borough of Westville, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Westville 12-8-1953 (Ch. 87 of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Abandoned property — See Ch. 258, Art. II.
Abandoned vehicles and articles — See Ch. 368.

§ 267-1 Abandonment in places accessible to children prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to leave outside of any building or dwelling, in a place accessible to children, any abandoned, unattended or discarded icebox, refrigerator or any other container of any kind which has an airtight door or lock which may not be released for opening from the inside of said icebox, refrigerator or container.

§ 267-2 Removal of lock or door required.

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to leave outside of any building or dwelling, in a place accessible to children, any abandoned, unattended or discarded icebox, refrigerator or any other container of any kind which has an airtight snaplock or other device thereon without first removing the said snaplock or doors from said icebox, refrigerator or container.

§ 267-3 Certain containers on public or private property prohibited. [1]

No person shall maintain, store or display unattended, in a place other than a permanently enclosed building, or discard in any public or private place, including any junkyard, where it might attract children, a container which has a compartment of more than 1 1/2 cubic feet capacity and which has not had its door removed.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 267-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 9-13-1977]
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Judge. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.