Borough of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights 6-26-1989 by Ord. No. 1514; amended in its entirety 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1539. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Littering — See Ch. 178.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 202.
It shall be unlawful for any person to deliver or deposit or for any person, firm or corporation to cause the delivery or deposit of any unsolicited newspapers, shoppers, circulars, leaflets, flyers and other like printed matter to or upon any private premises within the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights except in accordance with the terms hereof.
For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
The printed matter referred to herein which has not been ordered, subscribed to or requested by the recipient.
Such printed matter shall be placed only within a permanently installed appurtenance to the premises designed and designated for the receipt of such printed matter, or, if there is none, on the ground or floor at a point beneath the place where such premises receives its mail or within a three-foot radius of that point.
Excepted from the provisions of Subsection A hereof shall be such printed matter which plainly bears upon it, either in the masthead or on the front page, the name and address of a person responsible for its circulation to whom may be addressed a written notice by any recipient indicating the recipient's desire to cease future delivery of the particular item of printed matter.
There shall be no intentional delivery whatsoever of any such unsolicited printed matter to premises after the owner or tenant of such premises has notified the publisher or the delivery person or, in the case of printed matter referred to in § 257-3B hereof, after the owner or tenant of the premises has notified that person indicated in the printed matter to be the person having authority to cease further delivery of the same, by certified mail, return receipt requested, at the address so indicated, that such delivery shall cease or be suspended for a stated period of time.[1]
Editor’s Note: Former § 257-5, Violations and penalties, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 2-10-2009 by Ord. No. 2201. See now Ch. 204, Penalties.