Township of Harrison, NJ
Gloucester County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Harrison as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
False alarms — See Ch. 70, Art. I.
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 73.
Curfew — See Ch. 100.
[Adopted 10-1-1951 by Ord. No. 1-1951]
[Amended 10-6-2008 by Ord. No. 23-2008]
No person shall within the limits of the Township of Harrison in the County of Gloucester:
A. 
Utter any loud and offensive or indecent language or make offensive remarks to any person or persons or interfere with any person or persons lawfully being at any public places.
[Amended 10-20-2014 by Ord. No. 28-2014]
B. 
Throw or discard any paper, cardboard, wood, metal, tin cans, bottles, garbage, debris, junk, or any rubbish of any kind whatsoever in or upon any sidewalk, public street, road, highway or other public place, or in or about any public building.
C. 
Permit, allow or cause any unnecessary noise which shall disturb the comfort, rest and repose of any person or persons being in his, her, or their place of abode, or at any public or private meeting, or at any church service or services.
D. 
Permit, allow or cause any vile, offensive, obnoxious or nauseating odor or odors that may be vile, offensive, obnoxious or nauseating to any person or persons.
E. 
Maliciously or intentionally destroy, damage or injure any public property or private property.
F. 
Maliciously or intentionally turn in or give false fire alarms or hinder, prevent or deter any fireman or other person from rendering lawful assistance in abating or quelling a fire or hinder or interfere with any fireman going to or returning from any fire, or place from which a fire alarm proceeds, or hinder or obstruct any fire engine, hook-and-ladder truck, hose cart or other fire apparatus going to or from any place from which a fire alarm proceeds or where any building or property may be burning.
G. 
Permit, allow or cause smoke, cinders, soot, fly ash, or steam to be discharged or escape into the open air in such quantities as to be an annoyance and detriment to any person or persons, or to endanger the comfort, health, safety or repose of any person or persons, or in such manner as to cause or have a tendency to cause injury or damage to any person or persons or property.
H. 
Permit, allow or cause dust, dirt, sand, particles of earth, lime, fertilizer, mineral compounds, chemical compounds, or any other materials or substances whatsoever to be discharged or escape into the open air in such quantities as to be an annoyance and detriment to any person or persons, or to endanger the comfort, health, safety or repose of any person or persons, or in such manner as to cause or have a tendency to cause injury or damage to any person or persons or property.
I. 
Permit, allow or cause gases, fumes, vapors or liquid to be discharged or escape into the open air in such quantities as to be an annoyance and detriment to any person or persons, or to endanger the comfort, health, safety or repose of any person or persons, or in such manner as to cause or have a tendency to cause injury or damage to any person or persons or property.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERSON or PERSONS
Taken and construed to mean and include corporations, partnerships, associations and other business entities, individuals or natural persons.
[Amended 12-6-2004 by Ord. No. 40-2004]
Any person who shall violate any of the terms or provisions of this article or shall commit or do any act or thing prohibited by the terms of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not exceeding $1,250, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days. Offenses on separate days shall be deemed to be separate offenses, so that a continued violation from day to day shall be construed to be a new violation for each day such violation occurs.
[Adopted 7-6-2004 by Ord. No. 20-2004]
No person shall urinate or defecate in any public place, or private place within public view.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PUBLIC PLACE
Those areas used by the public, including but not limited to streets, sidewalks, parks, open spaces, commercial parking lots, vehicles of mass transportation, property owned by the Township, county, state, or any other sovereign entity. An otherwise private place may become a public place upon issuance of a permit or license granting permission for the general public to access the property for a specific purpose.
PUBLIC VIEW
The area visible to persons in or on a public place or private place.
[Amended 12-6-2004 by Ord. No. 40-2004]
Any person who shall violate any provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not exceeding $1,250, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.