Township of Stillwater, NJ
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Stillwater 11-6-1978 (§ 4-14 of the 1971 Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
General penalty — See Ch. 1, Art. III.
It is the purpose of this chapter to prohibit certain dangerous activities on any public lands located within the Township and to provide for the method of adoption of special regulations as to particular public areas for the safe and orderly use thereof.
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in any of the following activities on any public lands in the Township:
To discharge any firearms or air guns or to use bows and arrows or similar projectiles.
To hunt or fish, except in areas specifically permitted.
To set off or ignite any fireworks or explosives.
To set any fire, other than in an authorized camping site in accordance with posted regulations.
To pollute or cause the pollution of any stream, well or other body of water.
To place any earth, stones, brush or other obstruction which will prevent free passage of water in any stream or channel which has been constructed for the purpose of draining land.
The Township Committee may, by resolution, from time to time, adopt, amend or repeal specific rules and regulations for the proper use of publicly owned lands in the Township used by the public for recreation, parking, assemblage or other authorized purposes. Such regulations shall not be effective until adopted by the Township Committee, in writing, at a regular meeting of the Committee and thereafter posted at every commonly used entrance to the lands or buildings which are affected thereby and to which such regulations apply. Notwithstanding the prohibition set forth in § 310-2, hunting or fishing may be permitted in specified locations and at specified times, as set forth in regulations adopted by the Township Committee and posted on the affected lands in the manner hereinabove referred to. All regulations posted in accordance with the foregoing provisions shall be maintained in readable condition to the fullest extent possible, and inspections thereof shall be made from time to time to assure that such regulations continue to be posted at the appropriate locations.