Township of Medford, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Medford 3-15-1988 as Ord. No. 1988-2.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This ordinance was originally adopted as Ch. 65, but was renumbered as Ch. 104 to conform to the alphabetical sequence of the Code.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
The showing of the human male or female genitals or pubic area with less than a fully opaque covering. A person shall be found in a state of "nudity" when his or her clothing or absence of clothing exposes to public view that person's anus, genitals, pubic area or female breasts.
Any place where a member or members of the general public can be reasonably expected to observe a person or persons in a state of nudity. "Public place," in the context of this chapter, shall not include any public lavatory or any lavatory, locker room, sauna or whirlpool at a public or private educational or recreational facility.
It shall be unlawful for any person to appear or travel on any street, avenue, highway, road, sidewalk, beach, beachfront waterway or any other public place located in the Township of Medford in a state of nudity.
Every member of the Police Department of the Township of Medford is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to vigorously enforce the provisions of this chapter. Citizens' complaints may be filed with the Police Department pursuant to the standard procedure of that Department.
Any person convicted of violating the provisions of this chapter shall be fined an amount not less than $150 and not to exceed $500, or imprisoned for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both, at the discretion of the Municipal Court Judge.