Borough of Bay Head, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bay Head as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Drug-Free Zones — See Ch. 112.
[Adopted 8-15-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-19]
As used in this article, the following words shall have the following meaning:
ENCLOSED AREA
All areas between a floor and a ceiling, extending to the outer perimeter walls of a structure.
MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
Shall include all structures and property owned, leased, rented and/or operated by Bay Head, and/or occupied by employees and used for official business of Bay Head.
PARKS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES
Shall include all public parks, playgrounds, ballfields, and beach access areas and beach platform/walkovers publically owned or leased by Bay Head, and all property owned or leased by Bay Head upon which the public is invited or upon which the public is permitted and where individuals gather for recreational activities, including all areas adjacent to such facilities, including, but not limited to sidewalks, any parking area, driveway or vehicle passageway located within an area used for the parking of vehicles.
SMOKING
The burning of, inhaling from, exhaling the smoke from, or the possession of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco or any other matter that can be smoked, or the inhaling or exhaling of smoke or vapor from an electronic smoking device.
A. 
Smoking shall be prohibited in all municipal buildings.
B. 
Smoking shall be prohibited within a thirty-five-foot radius of all entrances of all municipal buildings and all beach platform/walkovers.
C. 
Smoking shall be prohibited in all public parks and recreation facilities owned or leased by Bay Head and all property owned or leased by Bay Head upon which the public is invited or upon which the public is permitted and where individuals gather for recreational activities, including all areas adjacent to such facilities, including, but not limited to, any beach platform/walkovers, parking area, driveway or drive aisle, which have been designated with no-smoking signs.
D. 
Smoking shall be prohibited in any municipal vehicle registered to Bay Head.
A. 
Unless otherwise specified herein, for a violation of any provision of this article, the maximum penalty, upon conviction thereof, shall be a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment for up to 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or any combination thereof. Except as otherwise provided, each and every day in which a violation of any provision of this article exists shall constitute a separate violation.
B. 
All fines and penalties under this article may be paid directly to the Municipal Court Administrator.