[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Union 6-9-2009 by Ord. No. 5107. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful, and shall be a public nuisance, for any person:
To engage in any sexual contact upon public property, regardless of whether such person knows or has reason to know that he/she will be observed by other persons.
To expose his/her intimate parts to public view upon public property not specifically designated for such activities, regardless of whether such person knows or has reason to know that he/she will be observed by other persons.
To urinate, defecate, or discharge other bodily fluids upon public property, in areas not specifically designated for this activity, or upon private property where susceptible to public view, regardless of whether such person knows or has reason to know that he/she will be observed by other persons.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- INTIMATE PARTS
- The following personal body parts: sexual organs, genital area, anal area, groin, buttock, or female breast.
- PUBLIC PROPERTY
- Any and all areas, lands, buildings, and right-of-ways within the boundaries of the Township of Union which are owned, leased, or controlled by the Township of Union, County of Union, and/or State of New Jersey.
- SEXUAL CONTACT
- Seeking sexual arousal or gratification by one person's intentional direct touching his or her own intimate body part or another person's intimate body parts or by indirect touching through clothing of intimate body parts.
Any person who violates this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed $1,250, imprisonment for a period not to exceed 90 days, a period of community service not to exceed 90 days, monetary restitution in an amount of the pecuniary damage caused by the violation, or a combination thereof at the discretion of the Municipal Court Judge.
In the event of any inconsistencies between the provisions of this chapter and any prior ordinance of the Township of Union, the provisions hereof shall be determined to govern.