It is hereby found that the commercial exploitation of explicit sexual conduct through the sale, rental and showing of obscene films, videotapes, videodiscs, records, magazines, books, pamphlets, photographs, drawings and devices, and the use of massage parlors and model studios for the purpose of lewdness, assignation or prostitution, constitute debasement and distortion of a sensitive and key relationship of human existence, central to family life, community welfare and the development of human personality, are indecent and offensive to the senses and to public morals and interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life and property, in that they interfere with the interest of the public in the quality of life and community environment, the tone of commerce in the Township, property values and public safety.  It is further found that the continued operation of such facilities in a commercial manner is detrimental to the health, safety, convenience, good morals and general welfare of the Township of Lower Chichester and of the residents, citizens, inhabitants and businesses thereof. Accordingly, it is hereby declared that such activities shall be illegal as hereinafter set forth and, further, that such activities are hereby declared to be and constitute a public nuisance.
(Ord. 88-6.  Passed 12-19-88.)