[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Delran as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-4-2006 by Ord. No. 2005-42]
For the purposes of this article, the following words shall be defined as follows:
- SUBJECT PERSON
- A person who has been convicted of a criminal offense, or an aggravated offense, sexually violent offense, or other relevant offense, involving a child under the age of 18, as set forth in N.J.S.A. 2C:7-2, and who as a result of said conviction is required to register with the proper authorities pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:7-1 et seq., commonly known as "Megan's Law," and classified as a Tier Two or Tier Three offender. "Subject person" shall not include those classified as Tier One offenders.
- The act of living at and sleeping in a residence, as defined herein.
- The place where a person sleeps, which may include more than one location, and may be mobile or transitory.
A subject person shall not reside in a residence within 500 feet of the out bound lines of a property comprising a public or nonpublic preschool, elementary or secondary school, a child-care facility, or a park or playground within the Township.
A subject person who resides within 500 feet of the out bound lines of a property comprising a public or nonpublic preschool, elementary or secondary school, a child-care facility, park or playground commits a disorderly persons offense.
This article shall not apply to any subject person who has established residence prior to enactment of this article.
A subject person who establishes residence within 500 feet from a public or nonpublic preschool, elementary or secondary school, a child-care facility, park or playground after the enactment of this article shall have 60 days from receipt of a written notice from the Township to move from the residence. Failure to move shall be a violation of this article.
Any person convicted of violating any provision of this article, except as set forth below, shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $1,250; imprisonment of a term not to exceed 90 days and/or a period of community service not to exceed 90 days.
The Township Administrator shall direct the Township Engineer to prepare a map showing the boundaries of the restricted zones created under this article, which map shall be placed on file, available for public inspection during normal business hours, in the office of the Township Clerk.