[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee (now Mayor and Council) of the Township of North Brunswick 8-16-1954. Section 219-3 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Peace and good order — See Ch. 238.
It shall be unlawful for any person to loaf, loiter, wander or idle in, upon or about any of the following places in the township without any legitimate business purpose:
Any street, alley, highway, square, park or thoroughfare;
Any public grounds or building, railroad or bus station, airport, poolroom, bowling alley, theater or taxicab stand;
Restaurant, cafe, lunchstand, liquor store, tavern, inn, hotel or tourist cabin;
Disorderly houses, gambling houses, assignation houses or places where intoxicating liquors are known or commonly reputed to be sold;
or to so conduct oneself, individually or in concert with others, in the use of or upon or in any of the aforementioned places, as to interfere with the free and uninterrupted use of such places by others lawfully there.
In determining a charge of loafing, loitering, wandering or idling against a person, it shall be necessary to prove that such person had refused to move on after being ordered so to do by police authority.
[Amended 9-6-1977; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 06-06]
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $2,000 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Judge. The continuation of such violation on each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.