[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Shamong 9-2-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-7. Amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purposes of this chapter, the following words shall be defined as follows:
- A person who has been convicted of a criminal offense, or an aggravated offense, sexually violent offense, or other relevant offense, 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."
- 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 person shall not reside in a residence within 2,500 feet of the property comprising of a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school, a child-care facility, or a park or playground in the Township.
A person who resides within 2,500 feet of a property comprising of a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school, a child-care facility, park or playground commits a misdemeanor.
This chapter shall not apply to any person who has established residence prior to enactment of this chapter.
A person who establishes residence within 2,500 feet from a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school, a child-care facility, park or playground after the enactment of this chapter 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 chapter.
Any person convicted of violating any provision of this chapter, 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.