Township of Pennsauken, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Pennsauken 7-25-2007 by Ord. No. 07-25. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 226.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 229.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 273.
Within this chapter the following terms shall be defined as set forth below:
BASKETBALL EQUIPMENT
All things necessary to the game of basketball as commonly understood, including but not limited to backboards, supporting poles, bases for supporting poles, rims and nets.
BASKETBALL PLAY
The commonly understood game of basketball and all other activities that include bouncing a ball or allowing a ball to bounce on a hard surface such as macadam, cement and/or concrete.
PUBLIC PARKS OR PLAYGROUNDS
Outdoor recreational facilities as regulated by Chapter 226 of the Code of the Township of Pennsauken.
PUBLIC STREET
Any roadway or street within a public right-of-way, regardless of the public entity owning and/or maintaining the roadway or street.
It shall be a violation of this chapter to:
A. 
Place basketball equipment within any public street.
B. 
Conduct basketball play within any public street earlier than 10:00 a.m., prevailing time, or later than 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.
C. 
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to public parks or playgrounds, which shall continue to be regulated by Chapter 226 of the Code of the Township.
It shall be unlawful for a parent or guardian having legal custody of a juvenile to knowingly permit or by inefficient control to allow a juvenile to violate this chapter. The term "knowingly" includes knowledge that a parent or guardian should be reasonably expected to have concerning the whereabouts of a juvenile in that parent's or guardian's custody. This requirement is intended to hold a neglectful or careless parent up to a reasonable community standard of parental responsibility. It shall be no defense that a parent or guardian was completely indifferent to the activities, conduct or whereabouts of such juvenile.
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject, upon conviction, to such penalties as are set forth in the Code of the Township of Pennsauken for violations of the ordinances of the Township of Pennsauken generally.[1]
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II, General Penalty.