City Council passed a resolution making it illegal to sleep on or under the Boardwalk during its meeting Wednesday night.

“We don’t have it on the books; it’s prohibited to sleep on the Boardwalk, in pavilions or under the Boardwalk,” said Councilman Jesse Kurtz. “This is giving law enforcement another tool.”

For decades, homeless people have been known to sleep under the Boardwalk in encampments, and more recently the homeless have taken over pavilions. Read More from Press of Atlantic City.