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Township of Maplewood, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Maplewood 3-21-2006 by Ord. No. 2341-06. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 79.
Drugs — See Ch. 117.
Graffiti — See Ch. 141.
Loitering — See Ch. 165.
Noise — See Ch. 181.
Obscene materials — See Ch. 185.
Outdoor cafes — See Ch. 187.
Parental responsibility — See Ch. 191.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 197.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 239.
It shall be unlawful for any person:
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A, concerning public intoxication, was repealed 11-5-2008 by Ord. No. 2567-08.
To indulge in and utter loud, offensive, indecent or profane language in any public place with the intent to disturb other persons;
To annoy, obstruct or interfere with any person, persons or motorist lawfully being on any street, sidewalk or other public place;
To fight, quarrel, brawl or otherwise misbehave in a disorderly manner so as to disturb the public peace and quiet;
To enter any building or go upon any lands used or occupied for school purposes by a public or private school, a child-care program, after-school program or preschool program and therein disturb the exercises of the school or molest or annoy the children or teachers attending said school program;
To urinate or defecate in public places;
To station oneself on the street or on private property or to follow pedestrians for the purpose of soliciting or begging for money or other things of value in an aggressive manner;
To make, cause, permit or suffer or allow his/her house or other premises to be used, frequented or resorted to by riotous or disorderly persons, so as to seriously inconvenience the inhabitants of the neighborhood or to allow any loud or unseemly noises between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.
Any person who violate the terms of this chapter, upon conviction, shall be subject to punishment of not more than $1,000 and/or imprisonment for not more than six months.