City of Paterson, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Paterson 12-18-1979 by Ord. No. 79-111 as Ch. 18, Art. 10, of the 1979 Revised General Ordinances of Paterson; amended in its entirety at time of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
No retailer may display or permit to be displayed at his business premises any obscene material, as defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:34-3, at a height of less than five (5) feet from the ground or without a binder or other covering placed or printed on the front of the material displayed.
Public display of the obscene material shall constitute presumptive evidence that the retailer knowingly made or permitted the display.
Any person convicted of violating this chapter shall be adjudged a petty disorderly person and may be fined up to one thousand dollars ($1,000.), imprisoned for up to ninety (90) days or sentenced to serve a period of community service for not more than ninety (90) days, or any combination thereof.