Township of Cinnaminson, NJ
Burlington County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Cinnaminson 12-9-1969 by Ord. No. 1969-16 (Sec. 2.136 of the 1995 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
False alarms — See Ch. 151, Art. I.
Barking dogs — See Ch. 162, Art. I.
Curfew — See Chs. 237 and 381.
Junkyards — See Ch. 321.
Motels and housing accommodations — See Ch. 356.
Sex offender residency — See Ch. 424.
Nuisances — See Ch. 583.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERSON
Includes natural person, and where appropriate in the context, corporation, copartnership and association.
[Amended 12-17-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-25]
A. 
No person on any public street, road or avenue or in any park or other public place shall disrobe, or make any indecent exposure of his or her person, or commit or do any lewd or indecent act, or behave in a lewd or indecent manner.
B. 
No person shall urinate or defecate on any public street, road or avenue, in any park or other public place, in any private place that is in open view of the public or on any private property without consent of the owner, unless such action occurs in a facility or structure approved for that purpose.
(1) 
It is a separate violation for any person who has urinated or defecated in, on or about any public or private place other than in an appropriate sanitary facility, to fail to clean or remove the material deposited immediately, or to fail to dispose immediately of the material used in the cleaning or removing process in a container designed for such disposal.
(2) 
For the purpose of this section, a "sanitary facility" means a urinal, toilet, or commode that accommodates or is designed for the sanitary disposal of human fluids or waste and is enclosed from public view.
No person shall disrobe in any automobile, truck or other vehicle while the same is on any public street, road or avenue or in any park or other public place.
No person while nude shall enter into or bathe or swim in the waters of the Delaware River, Pompess Creek, Pennsauken Creek or other public waters in the said Township.
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Editor's Note: Former § 385-5, Obscene literature, pictures and works of art, was repealed 2-24-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-1.
[Amended 4-16-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-13; 12-17-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-25]
A. 
No person shall keep or maintain a disorderly house or allow or permit any house, shop, store and other building or structure owned or occupied by him or her to be used as a disorderly house, or to be frequented or resorted to by noisy, riotous or disorderly persons or vagrants or which allows the use of illegal drug activity or gatherings of illegal underage alcohol consumption.
B. 
No person shall take any action which disrupts or disturbs any business or commercial enterprise which is lawfully operating within Cinnaminson Township.
No person shall discard, deposit, throw or leave any wastepaper, tin cans, bottles, garbage, waste, trash or refuse of any kind whatsoever upon any public street, road, avenue, park or other public place.
A. 
No person, whether or not under the influence of intoxicating liquor, shall loiter or sleep on any public street, road or avenue, or in any park or other public or quasi-public place, or in or upon any private property not his own, except with the consent of the owner or other person having unlawful possession or custody of the premises.
B. 
Responsibility of parent or guardian.
[Added 12-17-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-25[1]]
(1) 
No parent or guardian of a minor under the age of 18 years shall knowingly permit that minor to loiter in violation of this chapter.
(2) 
It shall be unlawful for a parent, guardian or one charged with the custody of a minor to knowingly fail to properly supervise the conduct of any child or ward under the age of 18 years, resulting in an adjudication that said child or ward is a juvenile delinquent.
(3) 
For the purposes of this article, juvenile delinquency may be founded upon the following:
(a) 
Any violation of N.J.S.A. 2A:4A-23 (juvenile delinquency definitions) as administered by the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
(b) 
Violation of any rule or regulation promulgated by the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
(c) 
Violation of any ordinance of the Township of Cinnaminson.
(d) 
A violation of the public peace, which shall include the intentional, willful or malicious defacing, damaging or destroying of public property or the private property of another.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former Subsection B as Subsection C.
C. 
The term "loitering," as used in this section, shall mean: "Whenever any person with intent to invoke a breach of peace, or whenever a breach of peace may be occasioned by congregating with others on a public street, refuses to move on when ordered so to do."
No person (whether or not under the influence of intoxicating liquor) on any public street, road or avenue, or in any park or other public or quasi-public place, or on any public central parking lot, or in any form of public conveyance:
A. 
Shall act in a rough, unruly or boisterous manner thereby disturbing, annoying or frightening any person or persons; or
B. 
Shall utter loud and offensive or indecent language; or
C. 
Shall make audible and offensive remarks or comments to or upon any person or persons passing along or being upon any public street, road or avenue or in any park or other public or quasi-public place; or
D. 
Shall obstruct or interfere with any person or persons lawfully being upon any public street, road or avenue, or in any park or other public or quasi-public place; or
E. 
Shall engage or participate in any practice, sport or exercise having a tendency to annoy, disturb or frighten any person or persons.
No person shall willfully and maliciously ring or sound or cause to be rung or sounded any bell, siren or other alarm of any fire company and thereby, or by any other means, give or cause to be given a false alarm of fire.
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Editor's Note: Former § 385-11, Concealed weapons, was repealed 2-24-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-1.
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Editor's Note: Former § 385-12, Possession of implements with criminal intent, was repealed 2-24-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-1.
No person shall maliciously destroy, damage or injure any property.
No person shall dump on, or tow to, open fields or other private property, without first obtaining the permission of the owner of such property, any abandoned automobile, automobile parts or other junk. No person shall dump or deposit on open fields or other private property, without first obtaining the permission of the owner of such property, any wastepaper, tin cans, bottles, trash or other refuse of any kind whatsoever.
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Editor's Note: Former § 385-15, Slot machines and devices, was repealed 2-24-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-1.
No person shall burn or cause to be burned any leaves, wastepaper, trash or other refuse on the improved surface of any public street, road or avenue.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original § 2.136.160, Loud and unnecessary noises, was repealed 6-21-2005 by Ord. No. 2006-19. See Ch. 362, Noise.
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Editor's Note: Former § 385-17, Assault and battery, was repealed 2-24-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-1.
No persons shall fight together or commit or attempt to commit assault and battery upon each other in a public or in a private place, nor aid, assist and abet same.
No person shall place poison or poisonous food in or on any place, public or private, with the intention to injure or kill any domestic animal owned by another person.
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Editor's Note: Former § 385-20, Obtaining accommodations under false pretense, was repealed 2-24-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-1.
All fines imposed and collected under and by virtue of this chapter shall be paid into the treasury of the said Township for the use of the said Township.
[Amended 12-17-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-25]
A. 
Any person who shall violate this chapter or who shall do any act or thing prohibited by this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a fine not exceeding the sum of $200 or be imprisoned in the county jail for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both.
B. 
Any individual cited for a first-time violation of this chapter may plead guilty by presenting the citation to the Court Administrator or her designee who shall confirm that the violation is a first-time violation. The fine for a first-time offender shall be $50.