[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee (now Mayor and Council) of the Township of North Brunswick 12-1-2003 by Ord. No. 03-42. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- FEED or FEEDING
- The act of or the furnishing of food or other sustenance which is essential for growth or maintenance.
- An individual, family, firm, partnership, corporation, association of persons or institution commonly recognized by law as a unit.
- The Township of North Brunswick.
- Any member of the species of birds, commonly known as swans, geese, river and sea ducks, sea gulls and any other waterfowl, falling under the jurisdiction of the State of New Jersey Department of Fish, Game and Wildlife or otherwise defined.
Feeding waterfowl. It shall be unlawful for any person to feed, cause to be fed or provide food or other sustenance essential for growth or maintenance to any waterfowl within the Township.
Signs. Appropriate signs shall be erected within all Township parks, as well as other areas within the Township, at the discretion of the Business Administrator, advising and alerting the public not to feed waterfowl.
Violations and penalties. Any person, firm or corporation who violates or neglects to comply with any provisions of this chapter or any rule or regulation promulgated thereto shall be punishable, upon conviction thereof, by a fine not to exceed $1,000. As an alternate penalty, a convicted person may be ordered to perform community service not to exceed 10 hours. Each day such violation is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable to such.