Belmar Ordinance Against Interference With Business Enterprise
A common offense in Belmar is a summons for Interference With Business Enterprise. This municipal ordinance violation is largely directed against conduct that interferes with the orderly operation of a bar, restaurant, or other establishment. A common companion criminal charge is criminal trespass in Belmar. The text that follows is a complete copy of the Belmar Ordinance 2016-06:
ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF BELMAR, AMENDING CHAPTER XVI, POLICE REGULATIONS
WHEREAS, the Borough of Belmar wishes to amended Chapter 16, Police Regulations by adding section 16-26, Interference with Lawful Business Enterprise, to protect and promote businesses within the Borough of Belmar.
16-26: Interference with Lawful Business Enterprise.
It shall be unlawful for any person to, without lawful purpose, unduly interfere with the business operations of any lawful business enterprise conducted upon its property or at its principal place of business, or to cause any undue expenditure of such business enterprise’s resources thereat, within the Borough of Belmar. Any person found in violation of this section shall be subject to the mandatory fines and penalties as may be provided for herein.
SECTION II. If any section, paragraph, subdivision, clause or provision of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid, such adjudication shall apply only to the section, paragraph, subdivision, clause or provision so adjudged and the remainder of the Ordinance shall be deemed valid and effective.
SECTION III. All Ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with or in conflict with the ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.
SECTION IV. This Ordinance shall take effect 20 days after final passage, adoption and publication according to law.