Borough of Wood-Ridge, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Wood-Ridge 12-15-1986 by Ord. No. 86-22 (Ch. 197 of the 1986 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 179.
It shall be the purpose of this chapter to provide a means of maintaining peace, tranquility and order within the Borough of Wood-Ridge.
Any person who shall violate any section hereof shall be punishable as set forth in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II of the Code.
It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct himself or herself in such manner as to:
Clearly cause an immediate, actual and probable physically violent reaction of any person, thereby creating a threat to the peace and order of the public.
Cause disturbance or annoyance to the comfort or repose of any person.
Obstruct the free passage of pedestrians or vehicles or likely obstruct, molest or interfere with any person lawfully in a public place.
It shall be a prerequisite to any charge for a violation hereof that the actor have been first directed by a police or other peace officer to move on and to have refused to obey such direction.
It shall be unlawful for any person to possess an open container of or to consume any alcoholic beverage in any public conveyance, public place, place of public assembly or private property without the express permission of the owner thereof.
It shall be a defense to a charge of violating Subsection A hereof if the actor established that his or her possession was consistent with a validly issued permit or license, if the same is available, to possess or consume alcoholic beverages in a public conveyance, public place or place of public assembly at a designated time or times in connection with a special event or series of events or observance which has been authorized by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Wood-Ridge.
[Added 11-17-1986 by Ord. No. 86-18 as § 172 of the 1986 Code; amended 7-21-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-9]
It shall be unlawful for any person to urinate and/or defecate in any public place or park in the Borough of Wood-Ridge.