Township of Union, NJ
Union County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Union 12-9-2014 by Ord. No. 5327. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Recreation — See Ch. 121.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 397.
Recreational facilities — See Ch. 415.

§ 416-1 Lighting.

The light intensity from sports lights, whether on public or private property, shall not exceed 0.5 footcandle along any property line or 0.3 footcandle at a residential property line during the hours from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Light intensity from sports lights after 10:00 p.m. as measured at a residential property line shall not exceed 0.1 footcandle. The objective of these specifications is to minimize undesirable off-premises effects. No light shall shine into windows or onto streets and driveways in such manner as to interfere with or detract from a resident's quality of life. To achieve these requirements, the intensity of such light sources shall be controlled with light shielding or lower-wattage bulbs, or both.

§ 416-2 Enforcement.

Violation of this chapter shall be enforced by the Code Enforcement Officer or his or her designee.

§ 416-3 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to one or more of following: imprisonment in the county jail, or in any other place provided by the municipality for the detention of prisoners, for any term not exceeding 90 days, or by a fine not exceeding $1,250, or by a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, to become effective on the effective date of this section.