Township of Delran, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Delran as Secs. 4-14.1 to 4-14.9 of the 1993 Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 71.
Curfew — See Ch. 123.
Drug-free zones — See Ch. 134.
Firearms and fireworks — See Ch. 157.
Graffiti — See Ch. 180.
Littering — See Ch. 208.
Noise — See Ch. 217.
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 231.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 257.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 334.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PARENT
Any person having legal custody of a juvenile as a natural or adopted parent, as a legal guardian, as a person who stands in loco parentis or as a person to whom legal custody has been given by order of the court.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any place to which the public has access, including but not limited to a public street, road, thoroughfare, sidewalk, bridge, alley, plaza, park, recreation area, public transportation facilities, public building or area.
STREET
A way or place, of whatsoever nature, open to the use of the public as a matter of right for purposes of vehicular travel or, in the case of a sidewalk, for pedestrian travel. The term "street" shall include the legal right-of-way, including, but not limited to, the cartway or traffic lanes, curb, the sidewalks, whether paved or unpaved, and any grass lots or other grounds found within the legal right-of-way of a street. The term "street" shall apply irrespective of what it is called or formally named, whether alley, avenue, court, road or otherwise. The term "street" shall also include, for the purposes of this chapter, shopping centers, parking lots, parks, playgrounds, public buildings and similar areas open to the use of the public.
No person shall go about from door to door or place himself or herself in streets, highways or passages to beg or solicit alms or charity; nor wander abroad and beg or solicit charity under pretense of being or having been soldiers, marines or seafarers or of having suffered loss by fire or other casualty, or by war or other pretense or thing.
[Amended by Ord. No. 1995-20; 8-26-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-7]
Disorderly persons offenses, such as public intoxication, public offensive language, obstruction of public passage and fighting or other violent behavior, shall be charged and prosecuted pursuant to the applicable provisions of N.J.S.A. 2C:33-1 et seq. It is the policy of the Township of Delran that persons comport themselves in accordance with the law and that these provisions shall be uniformly enforced within the Township.
No person shall dump any abandoned automobile, automobile parts or other junk on or upon any open fields or other private or public property without first obtaining the permission of the owner of such property.
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Editor's Note: See also Ch. 334, Vehicles, Abandoned.
No person shall, by noisy or disorderly conduct in a public library or reading room, disturb or interrupt the quiet and good order of those who resort to and use such library or reading room for reading or study.
No person shall enter the building or go upon the lands belonging to a public school district or used and occupied for school purposes by a public school, and break, injure or deface such building, or any part thereof, or the fences belonging to or connected with such building or lands, or disturb the exercises of the school, or molest or give annoyance to the children attending such school or any teacher therein.
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, commit or do any lewd or indecent act or behave in a lewd or indecent manner.
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 shall permit any house, shop, store or other building or structure owned or occupied by him or her to be frequented or resorted to by noisy, riotous or disorderly persons, or by prostitutes, gamblers or vagrants engaged in such respective pursuits.
No person who is a passenger in any automobile or other motor vehicle shall act in a rough, unruly or boisterous manner, thereby interfering with or distracting the attention of the operator of such automobile or other motor vehicle and endangering the safe and proper operation thereof.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original Sec. 4-14.10, Playgrounds and recreation places, which previously followed this section, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).