Township of Readington, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Readington 10-19-1998 by Ord. No. 33-98. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 101-1 Establishment of juvenile curfew.

There is hereby established a juvenile curfew prohibiting and controlling the activities of juveniles within the Township of Readington in accordance with the provisions as hereinafter set forth and during the following periods of time: Halloween curfew for the period of time commencing on October 30 and ending on November 1 of said year.

§ 101-2 Prohibited activities; exemptions.

During a curfew period, no juveniles under 18 years of age shall be on any of the public streets, roads, thoroughfares, highways, sidewalks, bridges, plazas, alleys, parks, recreation or shopping areas or other public buildings, structures, areas or places of or within the township between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., unless such juvenile is accompanied by his or her parent, guardian or other person having legal care or custody of such juveniles, or unless the juvenile is engaged in or traveling to or from a business or occupation which the laws of New Jersey authorize a juvenile to perform, or the juvenile is involved in a medical emergency or a school, civil, church or legitimate social, cultural or educational function supervised by adults.

§ 101-3 Parental responsibility.

No parent, guardian or other person having the legal care or custody of a juvenile under 18 years of age shall allow or permit an unaccompanied juvenile during the aforesaid curfew periods to be in or upon any public streets or other public places in the Township of Readington between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., except for those activities exempt as hereinabove set forth.

§ 101-4 Violations and penalties.

A. 
Any juvenile under 18 years of age violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be required to perform community service and be subject to a fine of up to $1,000 in the discretion of the court.
B. 
Any parent, guardian or legal custodian of any juvenile under 18 years of age, allowing an unaccompanied juvenile to be on any public street or in any public place during the curfew period and the hours as aforesaid shall be required to perform community service together with said juvenile, as determined by the court.