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Borough of Somerville, NJ
Somerset County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Somerville 11-18-91 as Ord. No. 1109 (A). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter is a written statement of the smoking policy of the borough pursuant to N.J.S. 26:3D-25.
For the purposes of this section:
SMOKING
The burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco.
BOROUGH MUNICIPAL BUILDING
A building or portion of the municipal building owned by the borough at 25 West End Avenue, Somerville, N.J.
POLICE HEADQUARTERS
The building or portion of building occupied by the Somerville Police Department as Police Headquarters, which is currently located at 24 South Bridge Street, Somerville, New Jersey.
[Added 2-16-93 by Ord. No. 1140]
A. 
Smoking is prohibited in the borough municipal building located at 25 West End Avenue, Somerville, New Jersey. At all entrances to that building and in a location clearly visible to the public at that location, a sign shall be posted with letters at least one (1) inch in height stating "SMOKING PROHIBITED" or the international symbol for "SMOKING PROHIBITED." The sign may also indicate that violators are subject to a fine.
B. 
Smoking prohibitions in borough police headquarters. Smoking is prohibited in the borough Police Headquarters, which is presently located at 24 South Bridge Street, Somerville, New Jersey. At all entrances to that building and in a location clearly visible to the public at that location, a sign shall be posted with letters at least one (1) inch in height stating, "Smoking Prohibited" or the international symbol for "Smoking Prohibited". The sign may also indicate that violators are subject to a fine.
[Added 2-16-93 by Ord. No. 1140]
A. 
Any person who violates this chapter or any of its pro-visions shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100).
B. 
Any penalty recovered under the provisions of this chapter shall be recovered by and in the name of Borough Somerville Board of Health. The penalty recovered shall be deposited into the Treasury of the Borough of Somerville.
C. 
The Municipal Court of the Borough of Somerville shall have jurisdiction over proceedings to enforce and collect any penalty imposed because of a violation of any provision of this chapter. The proceedings shall be summary and in accordance with the Penalty Enforcement Law (N.J.S. 2A:58-1 et seq.). Process shall be in the nature of a summons or warrant and shall issue only at the suit of the Borough of Somerville Board of Health.