[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Bradley Beach by Ord. No. 1998-03 (Sec. 8-15 of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter is adopted to regulate the dune areas between the easterly side of Ocean Avenue and the beaches, which are vital ingredients in the efforts of the Borough and the State of New Jersey to preserve and to protect the shoreline of this municipality from erosion by wind and water. This chapter is also intended to regulate the dune areas located at Sylvan Lake and Fletcher Lake.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- DUNE AREAS
- Those tracts of land east of Ocean Avenue along the beachfront on which sand dunes have been constructed at a height approximately three feet above the level of the beach and a width approximately six feet so as to provide protection from erosion by water or wind. "Dune areas" shall also mean those areas of sand and materials located west of Ocean Avenue located around Sylvan Lake and Fletcher Lake.
- Plants or dune grass which normally grow or which are planted in the dune area.
No person, firm, or corporation shall place any structure or object of any kind within the dune areas of the Borough.
No person shall trespass by foot on or across the dune areas of the Borough.
No person shall operate any bicycle or motor vehicle of any kind on or across the dune areas of the Borough.
No person shall remove or destroy the natural vegetation, dunes, fences, or other types of dune-protective devices in the dune areas of the Borough.
This chapter is not intended to prohibit the officers and employees of the Borough and other authorized personnel from entering into and upon the dune areas for the purpose of cleaning, maintenance, repair, restoration, and planting in order to preserve and to protect the dune areas in the Borough.
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than the sum of $500, from one hour to 50 hours of community service or a jail sentence of not more than 90 days, or any combination thereof, in the discretion of the Judge of the Municipal Court before whom the complaint is heard.