[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Cinnaminson 8-14-1979 by Ord. No. 1979-8 (Sec. 2.144 of the 1995 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Free distribution and/or delivery.
- PRINTED MATTER
- Any or all of the following: circulars, handbills, notices, cards,
magazines, pamphlets and leaflets.[Amended 5-18-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-15]
The following regulations for the distribution of printed matter and/or samples of merchandise are hereby established in and for said Township as a part of this chapter:
No printed matter or samples of merchandise shall be placed, thrown or discarded or caused to be placed, thrown or discarded by any person upon any public street, road, avenue, park or other public place in said Township; or upon the lawn or in the yard appurtenant to any residence or other building located therein; or upon any field or other open space within said Township.
No printed matter or samples of merchandise shall be distributed or caused to be distributed by any person at any residence or other building within said Township unless such printed matter or samples of merchandise are delivered into the hands of some person there offering to receive the same, are placed in a slot or receptacle provided on the premises for the receipt of printed matter or are placed within five feet of a door or entranceway of such residence or other building.
No person shall distribute or cause to be distributed any printed matter or samples of merchandise upon the premises of any residence or other building known to be vacant by the person distributing or causing to be distributed such printed matter or samples of merchandise.
This chapter shall not apply to the distribution of printed matter or samples of merchandise that shall have been previously ordered or requested by the owner, tenant or occupant of the premises where such distribution is made or to the distribution of printed matter or samples of merchandise by mail.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $200. A separate offense shall be deemed committed for each day during which a violation occurs or continues.