Township of Bloomfield, NJ
Essex County
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[Adopted 7-6-1993]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
NUDITY
The showing of the human male or female genitals, pubic area or buttocks with less than a fully opaque covering; the showing of the female breast with less than a fully opaque covering of any part of the nipples, or the showing of the covered male genitals in a discernibly turgid state.
PUBLIC INDECENCY
A person who knowingly or intentionally, in a public place, engages in sexual intercourse, engages in deviate sexual conduct, appears in a state of nudity or fondles the genitals of himself, herself or another person.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any place where a member or members of the general public can be reasonably expected to observe a person or persons in a state of nudity. "Public place," in the context of this article, shall not include any public lavatory or any lavatory, locker room, sauna or whirlpool at a public or private educational or recreational facility.
It shall be unlawful for any person to commit public indecency, as defined herein, or to appear or travel on any street, avenue, highway, road, sidewalk or any other public place located in the Township of Bloomfield in a state of nudity.
[Amended 5-5-2008 by Ord. No. 08-18]
Any person convicted of violating the provisions of this article shall be fined an amount not less than $150 and not to exceed the penalties provided in § 1-15 of this Code, at the discretion of the Municipal Court.