City of Clifton, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Clifton 10-18-1994 by Ord. No. 5702-94. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 376-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
CONVICTED OFFENDER
Any person who has been convicted of a violation of the following statutes: N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2, 2C:14-3 and 2C:14-4, where the victim of said crime was a person under the age of 18.
PERMANENT RESIDENT
Any person who resides within the City of Clifton for more than 30 days in any one year.

§ 376-2 Registration information required.

A. 
Any convicted offender who becomes a permanent resident of the City of Clifton shall, upon obtaining permanent residence status as defined in this chapter, register at the Clifton Police Department. At the time of registration, the following information shall be supplied by the convicted offender:
(1) 
Name and social security number.
(2) 
Street address.
(3) 
Driver's license number.
(4) 
Make, model and license plate number of any motor vehicle owned or used.
(5) 
Nature of each and every offense committed.
(6) 
Date of each offense and date of each conviction.
(7) 
Date of release from custody.
(8) 
Prosecuting agency for each offense.
(9) 
Age of victim of each offense.
B. 
Obligation to provide that information contained in Subsection A above shall be continuing obligation, and any change in any of the information so supplied shall be immediately reported to the Clifton Police Department.

§ 376-3 Maintenance of registry.

The Chief of Police shall maintain a registry of convicted offenders containing the information required in § 376-2 of this chapter in alphabetical order by street name, which registry shall be available at all times for inspection by any person. A copy of the registry shall also be forwarded by the Chief of Police to the Clifton Board of Education.

§ 376-4 Violations and penalties.

Unless otherwise provided by law, statute or ordinance, any person charged with violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction therefor, pay a fine not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 and be subject to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both.

§ 376-5 Construal of provisions.

This chapter shall be liberally construed for the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the people of the City of Clifton.