Township of Eagleswood, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Eagleswood as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parking for handicapped — See Ch. 188, Art. I.
[Adopted 12-21-1979 by Ord. No. 15-79 (Ch. 84 of the 1977 Township Code)]

§ 191-1 Establishment of hours of use of public lands and buildings.

All public buildings and lands in the Township of Eagleswood, County of Ocean and State of New Jersey, shall be open only from commencement of daylight until 10:00 p.m. Any utilization or passage on Township buildings and lands between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and daylight shall constitute a violation of this article.

§ 191-2 Use of alcohol and drugs prohibited.

Possession, use or consumption of alcoholic beverages and/or controlled dangerous substances as defined by the statutes of the State of New Jersey shall be prohibited at all times upon public buildings and lands within the Township of Eagleswood, County of Ocean.

§ 191-3 Exceptions.

Use of public lands or buildings beyond the hours prescribed herein and the use of alcoholic beverages for social functions only shall be limited to public functions specifically authorized by resolution of the Township Committee of the Township of Eagleswood or any other official body so authorized to do so.

§ 191-4 Municipal building parking.

[Added 11-27-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, it shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle upon the parking lot of the Municipal Building located at 146 Division Street between the hours of sunset and 9:00 a.m. for any purpose other than to attend a meeting or an authorized function held at the Municipal Building.

§ 191-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 11-27-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
A. 
Any person violating § 191-4 of this article shall be subject to a fine of $60 for the first offense, $200 for the second offense, $400 for the third offense, and $500 for the fourth offense or each additional offense. The continuation of such violation for each consecutive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation shall be fined as provided above for each separate offense.
B. 
Any person or persons found guilty of violating the other provisions of this article shall be subject to a fine of not more than $500 per day and/or 30 days in the County Jail. Each day of violation shall constitute a separate violation for the purposes of this article.
[Adopted 5-19-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-10 (Ch. 82 of the 1977 Township Code)]

§ 191-6 Purpose.

The purpose of this article is to regulate the use of parks and park property owned and maintained by the Township in order that all persons may enjoy and make use of such parks.

§ 191-7 Hours.

[Amended 11-27-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-22]
As a general rule, the Township parks shall be open to the public every day of the year from 9:00 a.m. to sunset. No person shall be or remain in any park after closing hours.

§ 191-8 Posted rules.

Posted rules must be obeyed at all times.

§ 191-9 Skateboard park rules.

A. 
All skaters must skate responsibly.
B. 
All skaters must wear the following safety equipment at all times: helmet, elbow pads, knee pads.
C. 
The hours of operation for the skateboard park shall be the same as for all Township parks: 9:00 a.m. to dusk.
D. 
No person shall enter the skateboard park when the gate is locked.
E. 
Any person attempting to use the skateboard park during non-park hours or when the gate is locked shall be subject to the penalties provided in this article.
F. 
Bicycles and motorized vehicles are not permitted in or on the skateboard park at any time.
G. 
No skating is permitted when the surface is wet or icy.
H. 
No drug or alcohol use is permitted at any time.
I. 
Use of profane or abusive language is prohibited and shall result in automatic expulsion from the skateboard park and any other penalties provided for in this article.
J. 
Any individual caught vandalizing the skateboard park facility will be subject to penalties provided for in this article.

§ 191-10 Restricted activities.

No person shall, in any Township park, do or cause to be done any of the following:
A. 
Willfully have brought in or dump, deposit or leave any bottles, broken glass, ashes, paper, boxes, cans, dirt, rubbish, waste, garbage or refuse or other trash, but shall place same in the proper receptacles when these are provided; when receptacles are not provided, all such rubbish or waste shall be carried away from the park by the person responsible for its presence and shall be properly disposed of elsewhere.
B. 
Willfully mark, deface or injure in any manner any park building, table, bench, railing, paving or any other park structure.

§ 191-11 Arrest or ejection.

Any person found violating any provision of this article shall either be ejected from the park or arrested.

§ 191-12 Violations and penalties.

A. 
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days or by community service of not more than 90 days, or any combination of fine, imprisonment and community service as determined in the discretion of the Municipal Court Judge. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.
B. 
The violation of any provision of this article shall be subject to abatement summarily by a restraining order or injunction issued by a court of competent jurisdiction.