Township of Evesham, NJ
Burlington County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Adopted 10-7-1975 by Ord. No. 40-10-75]
[1]
Editor's Note: Pursuant to Ord. No. 5-2-97, adopted 3-4-1997, former Art. IV, Public Consumption, was renumbered as Art. V, and § 45-9, Actions constituting offender as disorderly person, and § 45-10, Violations and penalties, were renumbered as §§ 45-10 and 45-11, respectively.
A. 
Any person is a disorderly person who shall:
(1) 
Consume alcoholic beverages while in or on a public street, lane, sidewalk, public or quasi-public place or in any public conveyance without the express permission of the owner or other person having authority to grant such permission.
(2) 
Consume alcoholic beverages while in a private motor vehicle while the same is in motion or parked in any public street, lane or public or quasi-public parking lot.
(3) 
Consume alcoholic beverages while upon any private property not his own without the express permission of the owner or other person having the authority to grant such permission.
(4) 
Discard alcoholic beverage containers upon any public street, lane, sidewalk, public parking lot, public or quasi-public place or upon any private property not his own without the express permission of the owner.
B. 
There shall be a rebuttable presumption of consumption against each and every person charged with the offense of consumption of an alcoholic beverage as set forth in the subsection above if that person is knowingly in possession of an open container which contains or recently contained an alcoholic beverage.
[Added 3-4-1997 by Ord. No. 5-2-97]
[Amended 11-1-1977 by Ord. No. 40-11-77]
Any person violating any provision of this article shall, upon conviction, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I, of this Code.
[Added 3-4-1997 by Ord. No. 5-2-97]
The Township Council, in connection with public celebrations, block parties or similar special events, may, by written permit or resolution only, specifically authorize the consumption of alcoholic beverages in a public or quasi-public place or area or portion thereof, as in such permit specified, on the date and the hours therein specified, subject to conditions as set forth in the approved permit.