Borough of Palisades Park, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Palisades Park 7-8-1976 as Section 3-11 of the Revised General Ordinances of 1975. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Violations and penalties — See Ch. 1, § 1-15.
Public consumption of alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 84, Art. II.
Business hours — See Ch. 106.
Loitering — See Ch. 179.
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 210.
Poolrooms and billiard parlors — See Ch. 222.
No person shall utter any loud, indecent, abusive or offensive language in any street or public place or address or make any offensive remarks or comments to or upon any person in any street or public place or interfere with any person lawfully being in or upon any street, public place or building.[1]
Editor's Note: Orignal Section 3-11.1, which immediately preceded this section and dealt with loitering, was repealed 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 1226.
No person shall, in any house, building or grounds belonging thereto, by any offensive or disorderly act or language, disturb or endanger the public peace or health.
No person shall make or aid, countenance or assist in making any improper noise, riot, disturbance or breach of the peace in any street or public place or disquiet or disturb any congregation or assembly of any kind whatsoever in any church or other building by any rude, disorderly or indecent behavior of any kind.
No person shall interfere with the proper transaction of business in the Municipal Court by any unruly, boisterous or otherwise disorderly conduct in the courtroom where such Court is in session or by any offensive or abusive remarks to the Judge when he is engaged in the discharge of his duties.
No person shall, on the first day of the week, commonly called "Sunday," assemble or meet in any street, park, vacant lot or other place in the borough and there engage in any game or disorderly conduct or blow any horn or play upon any instrument on any street or other public place without having first obtained permission therefor from the Mayor and Council.
No person shall allow or permit his house, shop, saloon or other place connected therewith to be used, frequented or resorted to by riotous or disorderly persons, drunkards, prostitutes, gamblers or vagrants or suffer or permit his house, shop, store, saloon or other place to become riotous or disorderly at any time, either by day or night.[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sections 3-11.8 and 3-11.9, which immediately followed this section and dealt with disorderly houses and gambling, respectively, were repealed 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 1226.
[Added 10-17-1995 by Ord. No. 1231; amended 10-28-2014 by Ord. No. 1626]
The erection (including excavating), demolition, alteration or repair of any building and landscaping services other than between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekdays or between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays shall be prohibited, except in case of urgent necessity in the interest of public health and safety, and then only with a permit from the Building Inspector, which permit may be granted for a period not to exceed three days or less while the emergency continues and which permit may be renewed for a period of three days or less while the emergency continues. If the Building Inspector should determine that the public health and safety will not be impaired by the erection, demolition, alteration or repair of any building, landscaping services or the excavation of streets and highways during any other period of time and if he shall further determine that loss or inconvenience would result to any party in interest, he may grant permission for such work to be done within any other period of time upon application being made at the time the permit for the work is awarded or during the progress of the work.
[Added 8-21-2012 by Ord. No. 1579]
Whenever it becomes necessary for the Borough of Palisades Park, the County of Bergen or the State of New Jersey to demolish, alter, repair or excavate streets, roads, bridges and underpasses anywhere within the Borough of Palisades Park, the Construction Official is hereby given the authorization to provide a waiver from the requirements of § 214-7.
However, if, in the opinion of the Construction Official, reasonable efforts are not being utilized to mitigate negative impact to the citizens in the affected area, said Construction Official can order a halt to the activities being performed by the contractor, agent or member of the public entities herein named and revoke the waiver and require such contractor, agent or member of the public entities to comply with all rules and regulations of § 214-7 of the Code of the Borough of Palisades Park.