Town of Ocean View, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Ocean View 3-13-2018 by Ord. No. 345.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Disorderly assemblies — See Ch. 72.
Gambling — See Ch. 130.
Loitering — See Ch. 444.
Noise — See Ch. 152.
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Editor’s Note: This ordinance also superseded former Ch. 107, Disorderly Conduct, consisting of Article I, Drunk and Disorderly Persons; Profane Language, adopted 1919 by Ord. No. 9; Article II, Disorderly Houses, adopted 1919 by Ord. No. 17; Article III, Disorderly Conduct, adopted 9-3-1985 by Ord. No. 41; and Article IV, Sleeping in Public, adopted 11-8-2011 by Ord. No. 286.
It shall be unlawful for any person to sleep at any time in any motor vehicle of any description parked on any highway, public park, parking lot, picnic grounds, or on any other public or semipublic area; or in any motor vehicle of any description parked in any such place, or for any reason to aid, assist, encourage or promote the same to be done by any other person.
It shall be unlawful for any person to camp or sleep at any time on any highway, public park, parking lot, picnic ground, or on any other public or semipublic area, or upon the grounds of any other person in the Town, without the consent of the owner, or for any person to aid, assist, encourage or promote the same to be done by any other person.
Sections 107-1 and 107-2 shall not apply to premises duly licensed and operated to accept house trailers, recreational vehicles, motor homes and campers in accordance with the applicable Land Use and Development Ordinances.[1]
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 140, Land Use and Development.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CAMP or CAMPING
To use the public, semipublic or other area set out above for living accommodations, including the keeping or storing of personal property or the use of a campfire, camp stove, or other heating source or cooking device.
SHELTER
Any cover or protection from the weather elements other than clothing, such as a tent, shack, sleeping bag, or other structure or material.
SLEEPING
Includes, but is not limited to, making preparations to sleep, including the lying down of bedding for the purposes of sleeping.
Any person convicted of violating a provision of this article shall be fined not less than $25 nor more than $50 for the first offense and not less than $50 nor more than $100 for each subsequent offense.