Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills 10-28-1986 by Ord. No. 86:72 as Sec. 3-6 of the 1986 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The purpose of this chapter is to protect the public health, safety, morals and general welfare of persons under 18 years of age by restricting the location and display of all obscene printed materials in such a manner as to reduce the exposure of minors to such materials.
[Amended 12-20-2005 by Ord. No. 2005:31]
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 2C:34-3(1), "obscene material" means any description, narrative account, display, depiction of a specified anatomical area or specified sexual activity contained in, or consisting of, a picture or other representation, publication, sound recording, live performance or film, which by means of posing, composition, format or animated sensual details, emits sensuality with sufficient impact to concentrate prurient interest on the area of activity.
All obscene printed materials are to be displayed in a manner so as to restrict the access and exposure of such magazines to persons under 18 years of age. If material is in an area available to the public, such material shall be displayed at a height so that the bottom edge of all material is at a level of not less than five feet above floor level.
[Added 12-20-2005 by Ord. No. 2005:31]
This chapter shall be enforced by the Police Department of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills.