Maintaining a Nuisance
A person is guilty of maintaining a nuisance when:
a. By conduct either unlawful in itself or
unreasonable under all the circumstances, he
knowingly or recklessly creates or maintains a
condition which endangers the safety or health of a
considerable number of persons;
b. He knowingly
conducts or maintains any premises, place or resort
where persons gather for purposes of engaging in
unlawful conduct; or
c. He knowingly conducts or maintains any premises,
place or resort as a house of prostitution or as a
place where obscene material, as defined in N.J.S.
2C:34-2 and N.J.S. 2C:34-3, is sold, photographed,
manufactured, exhibited or otherwise prepared or
shown, in violation of N.J.S. 2C:34-2, N.J.S.
2C:34-3, and N.J.S. 2C:34-4.
A person is guilty of a disorderly persons offense
if the person is convicted under subsection a. or b.
of this section. A person is guilty of a crime of
the fourth degree if the person is convicted under
subsection c. of this section.
Upon conviction under this section, in addition to
the sentence authorized by this code, the court may
proceed as set forth in section 2C:33-12.1.
L.1978, c. 95, s. 2C:33-12, eff. Sept. 1, 1979.
Amended by L.1979, c. 178, s. 64, eff. Sept. 1,
1979; L.1982, c. 233, s. 1, eff. Jan. 7, 1983;
L.1983, c. 234, s. 1, eff. June 30, 1983.