Borough of Edgewater, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Edgewater as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-21-1976 by Ord. No. 599-76 (Ch. 147 of the 1975 Code)]
It shall be unlawful for any person, corporation or association of persons of any kind to permit or employ a person in any place open to the public or to which the public is invited, within the limits of the Borough of Edgewater, to perform the following:
A. 
Topless or bottomless exhibitions or dancing by a female person or persons.
B. 
Bottomless exhibitions or dancing by male persons.
It shall be unlawful for any female person to exhibit herself topless or bottomless within the limits of the Borough of Edgewater in any public place or any place open to the public or to which the public is invited.
It shall be unlawful for any male person to exhibit himself bottomless within the limits of the Borough of Edgewater in any public place or any place open to the public or to which the public is invited.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BOTTOMLESS
Having the genital area beneath the waist unclothed or clothed by a transparent material.
EXHIBIT or EXHIBITION
To show oneself in any capacity, whether while employed in the performance of work or entertainment or whether simply at leisure or otherwise.
TOPLESS
Having the breasts unclothed or clothed by a transparent material.
Violations of the provisions of this article shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).