CHAPTER VII  TRAFFIC

 

 

7-1    DEFINITIONS.

 

7-1.1    Words and Phrases.

   Whenever any words and phrases are used in this chapter, the meaning respectively ascribed to them in Subtitle 1 of Title 39 of the New Jersey Statutes shall be deemed to apply to such words and phrases used herein. (1973 Code § 7-1)

 

7-1.2   Official Time Standard.

   Whenever certain hours are named in this chapter, they shall mean either Eastern Standard Time or Eastern Daylight Savings Time as may be in current use. (1973 Code § 7-2)

 

 

7-2    AUTHORIZATION FOR THE CLOSING OF ANY STREET.

a.     The Chief of Police or, in his/her absence, disability or inability to act, the ranking member of the Police Department, is hereby authorized to provide by regulation for the closing of any street or portion thereof to motor vehicle traffic on any day or days during specified hours on any day or days whenever he/she finds that such closing is necessary for the preservation of the public safety, health or welfare.

b.     Any regulations promulgated by the Chief of Police and in accordance with paragraph a. above, shall provide for the posting of proper warning signs of such closing on any street or portion thereof during the time the same is closed in pursuance thereof.

c.     Any violation of this regulation promulgated thereunder shall be punished by a fine not to exceed fifty ($50.00) dollars.

d.     Any regulation adopted that mandates the closing of any street for a period greater than forty-eight (48) consecutive hours shall not become effective unless and until it has been submitted to and approved by the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation.

        (New)

 

 

7-3    TOW-AWAY.

   Any vehicle parked in violation of this chapter shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulation of traffic, and any Police Officer may provide for the removal of that vehicle. The owner shall bear the reasonable costs of removal and storage which may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle. (New)

 

 

7-4    PENALTIES.

   Unless another penalty is expressly provided by New Jersey Statute or in this chapter, every person convicted of a violation of a provision of this chapter or any supplement thereto shall be liable to a penalty of not more than fifty ($50.00) dollars or imprisonment for a term not exceeding fifteen (15) days or both. (New)

 

 

7-5    EFFECT OF CHAPTER.

   If any part or parts of this chapter are, for any reason, held to be invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this chapter. (New)

 

 

7-6   REPEAL.

   All former traffic ordinances of the Borough of South Belmar are hereby repealed, and all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with or inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter are hereby repealed, except that this repeal shall not affect or prevent the prosecution or punishment of any person for any act done or committed in violation of any ordinance hereby repealed prior to the taking effect of this chapter. (New)

 

 

7-7    PARKING.

 

7-7.1    Regulations Not Exclusive. 

   The provisions of this chapter imposing a time limit on parking shall not relieve any person of the duty to observe other more restrictive provisions prohibiting or limiting the stopping or standing or parking of vehicles as set forth in N.J.S.A. 39:4-138, any other New Jersey Statute or as hereinafter provided. (1973 Code § 7-3.1)

 

7-7.2    Parking Prohibited During State of Emergency.

a.     Upon the declaration of an emergency, there shall be no parking upon streets or sections of streets where temporary EMERGENCY NO PARKING signs are displayed. The Chief of Police or, in his/her absence, the ranking Police Officer is authorized to declare an emergency and to direct the posting of EMERGENCY NO PARKING signs when weather conditions, accidents, road construction, fire or public celebrations dictate or require avoidance of hazards or other conditions which interfere with the free flow of traffic. Notification that EMERGENCY NO PARKING signs are being or will be posted shall be given to the operator or owner of any vehicle which has been parked prior to the posting of the signs.

b.     The effectiveness of this subsection is contingent upon the signs being erected as required by law.

c.     Any unoccupied vehicle parked or standing in violation of this subsection shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulation of traffic and any Police Officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle. The owner shall pay the reasonable costs of the removal and storage which may result from such removal, before regaining possession of the vehicle.

        (1973 Code § 7-3.2; New)

 

7-7.3    Temporary Parking Prohibition for Snow Plowing and Removal.

a.     Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the street or highway, an emergency shall exist and no vehicles shall be parked on the following streets or highways or portions thereof listed below.

        The parking prohibitions listed below shall remain in effect after the snow has ceased, until the streets have been plowed significantly, and to the extent that parking will not interfere with the normal flow of traffic.

b.     Any unoccupied vehicle parked or standing in violation of this section shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulation of traffic and any Police Officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle. The owner shall pay the reasonable costs of the removal and storage which may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle.

c.     The effectiveness of this subsection is contingent upon signs being erected as required by law.

d.     Unless other penalty is expressly provided by New Jersey Statute, every person convicted of a violation of this subsection or any supplement thereto, shall be liable to a penalty of not more than fifty ($50.00) dollars or imprisonment for a term not exceeding fifteen (15) days or both.

        (Ord. No. 84-379 §§ 1, 2, 3; New)

Name of Street

Sides

Location

Briarwood Terrace

West

Entire length

Laurel Terrace

West

Entire length

Parkway

West

Entire length

Pine Terrace

West

Entire length

 

7-7.4    No Parking - Snow Emergencies.

a.     Prohibitions. Whenever there is snow covering any street in the Borough, the following prohibitions will take effect:

1.     Parking of all vehicles on the north and east sides of the Borough streets is prohibited until after the snow has stopped and the street has been plowed; then, twelve (12) hours after the snow has stopped all vehicles must be moved to the north and east sides of the Borough streets to allow the Public Works Department to plow the south and west sides of the streets.

2.     The two (2) hour parking limit on Main Street shall be suspended during any snow emergency for a period of forty-eight (48) hours after the snow has stopped.

3.     The parking restriction on Parkway shall be suspended during any snow emergency from the time the road becomes snow covered until twelve (12) hours after the snow stops.

4.     Any vehicle parked in violation or abandoned on a public street shall be deemed to be a nuisance and a menace to public safety and any public safety officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle. The owner shall pay the reasonable costs of removal and storage of a vehicle before redeeming possession thereof.

5.     During a snow emergency, if off-street parking is available, any vehicle shall not be parked on any street.

6.     Any owner or owners, occupant or occupants, tenant or tenants, building superintendent, rental agent or person in charge of premises abutting or bordering upon any public street, in the Borough shall remove all snow and ice from the abutting sidewalks of such streets, or in the case of ice which may be so frozen as to make removal impracticable, shall cause the same to be thoroughly covered with sand or ashes, within twenty-four (24) hours of daylight after the same shall fall or be formed thereon.

b.     Exceptions. This subsection shall not apply to B Street or Sixteenth Avenue as to parking of vehicles. However, the regulations regarding sidewalks shall apply.

c.     Penalty. The penalty provisions of Section 1-5 shall apply to a violation of this subsection. In addition, the Police Department shall have the option of towing any vehicle in violation at the owner's expense.

d.     Removal Costs. In addition to the provision for penalties herein made for violations of this subsection, and in case such snow or ice shall not be removed from such sidewalks by the owner or owners, tenant or tenants, occupant or occupants, building superintendent, rental agent or person in charge of any premises as provided in subsection 7-7.4a,1, the same shall be removed forthwith and under the direction of the Public Works Superintendent and the cost of such removal as nearly as can be ascertained shall be certified by the Public Works Superintendent to the Governing Body. The Governing Body shall examine such certification and, if found to be correct, shall cause such cost to be charged against such real estate so abutting or bordering upon such sidewalk or street and the amount so charged shall forthwith become a lien and a tax upon such real estate or land and be added to, recorded and collected in the same manner as the taxes next to be levied and assessed upon such premises and shall bear interest and be enforced and collected by the same officers and in the same manner as other taxes.

e.     Depositing Snow on Street Restricted. No person, firm or corporation, the owner, tenant or occupant of any premises abutting on any street shall throw, place or deposit any snow or ice into or on any street, in the Borough, it being the intent and purpose of this provision to prohibit all such persons from throwing, casting, placing or depositing snow and ice, which accumulated on the private property abutting the street or sidewalk, on the sidewalks or streets of the Borough.

        (Ord. No. 2006-789)

 

 

7-8    CONSTRUCTION ZONE: TRAFFIC CONTROLS FOR STREET AND HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OPERATION AND ADOPTION OF MANUAL ON UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES FOR STREETS AND HIGHWAYS. (Municipal Roads Only)

 

7-8.1    Controls Established for Construction Zone.

   The Governing Body hereby finds and declares that problems of traffic control occur and traffic must be moved through or around street construction, maintenance operations, and utility work, above and below ground which requires blocking the roadway and obstructing the normal flow of traffic; and that such obstructions are or can become dangerous when not properly controlled. In order to better promote the public health, safety, peace and welfare, it is necessary to establish controls and regulations directed to the safety and expeditious movement of traffic through construction and maintenance zones and to provide safety for the work force performing these operations.

   The Borough of South Belmar, in the County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey, does hereby adopt the current Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices hereafter known as M.U.T.C.D., except as hereby supplemented and amended, as it controls and regulates whenever construction maintenance operations of utility work obstructs the normal flow of traffic. Any person, contractor, or utility, who fails to comply with the provisions of M.U.T.C.D. while performing such work is in violation of this section.  (New)

 

7-8.2    Pre-Construction Meetings.

   It shall be the responsibility of the person, contractor, or in the case of a public utility agreement, wishing to conduct work on, under or above the roadway to contact the Police Department in order to arrange a pre-construction meeting in order to submit plans for the safe movement of traffic during such period of construction work. Any person, contractor or utility who fails to comply with this section prior to the start of such work or whose plans are not approved by the Police Department is in violation of this section. (New)

 

7-8.3    Hazardous Conditions.

   The person, contractor, or utility shall provide the Police Department with at least two (2) emergency contact phone numbers to be called in case of emergency problems at the construction or maintenance site prior to the start of any work. If for any reason emergency contact cannot be reached, or if the emergency contact person does not respond to the call from the Police Department to correct a hazardous condition, the Borough may respond to correct such hazardous condition. The reasonable fees for such emergency service by the Borough shall be charged to the person, contractor, or utility for such condition. (New)

 

7-8.4    Hours.

   There shall be no construction, maintenance operations, or utility work on any roadway in the Borough before the hour of 9:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. This time limit may be adjusted to permit work prior to 9:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. by the Officer in charge of the Police Department. If it is determined by the Officer in charge that the construction or maintenance operations prior to 9:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. would substantially delay traffic or cause a safety or health hazard, the work shall then be permitted only between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (New)

 

7-8.5    Road Closing and Detours.

   Road closing and/or traffic detours shall not be permitted unless approved by the Police Department. (New)

 

7-8.6    Traffic Directors.

   Traffic directors shall be posted at all construction or maintenance sites when determined by the Police Department that same is necessary to provide for the safety and expeditious movement of traffic. (New)

 

7-8.7    Stop Work.

   The Police Department shall have the authority to stop work, including the removal of equipment and vehicles, stored material within the street right-of-way, back filling of open excavations and/or other related work, in order to abate any nuisance and/or safety hazard or for any violation of this section. (New)

 

7-8.8    Site Preparation.

   It is to be expressly understood that no materials, vehicle or equipment are to be placed in the roadway or sidewalk or until all construction, signs, lights, devices and pavement markings are installed. (New)

 

7-8.9    Violations and Penalties.

   Any person, contractor or utility who commits a violation of this section shall, upon conviction thereof for a first offense, pay a fine of not less than one hundred ($100.00) dollars nor more than five hundred ($500.00) dollars and/or be imprisoned in the county jail for a term not exceeding ninety (90) days. For a second offense, the person, contractor or utility shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a fine of not less than two hundred and fifty ($250.00) dollars and/or be imprisoned in the County Jail for a term not exceeding ninety (90) days.

   A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues. (New)

 

7-8.10  Inconsistent Regulations.

   All ordinances or parts of ordinances which are inconsistent with the provisions of this section are hereby repealed to the extent of any such inconsistency. (New)

 

7-8.11  Approval by Commissioner of Transportation.

   This section shall take effect after approval by the Commissioner of Transportation twenty (20) days after passage and publication as prescribed by law. (New)

 

 

7-9    RESERVED.

 

 

7-10  STOPPING OR STANDING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS ON CERTAIN STREETS.

   No person shall stop or stand a vehicle between the hours specified on any day (except Sundays and public holidays) upon any of the streets or parts of streets described, except where other parking regulations have been provided for. (1973 Code § 7-3.6)

Name of Street

Sides

Hours

Location

(Reserved)

 

 

7-11  PARKING TIME LIMITED ON CERTAIN STREETS.

No person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit between the hours listed on any day (except Sundays and public holidays) upon any of the streets or parts of streets described, except where other parking regulations have been provided for. (1973 Code § 7-3.5; Ord. No. 326 § 1; Ord. No. 83-373 § 1; Ord. No. 84-386 § 2; Ord. No. 97-645 § A; Ord. No. 2001-689; Ord. No. 2006-768)

Name of Street

 

Sides

Time Limit

 

Hours

 

Location

Main Street

Both

2 hours

8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. everyday

From Sixteenth Avenue to Nineteenth Avenue

 

 

 

7-12  PARKING PROHIBITED FOR STREET CLEANING.

   No person shall cause or permit to be parked any motor vehicle upon any street between the specified hours and days described. (New)

Name of Street

Sides

Hours & Days

Location

(Reserved)

 

 

7-13   PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS.

   No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any streets or parts thereof described, except where other parking regulations have been provided for. (1973 Code § 7-3.3; Ord. No. 332 § 1; Ord. No. 84-386 § 1; Ord. No. 88-520 § 1; Ord. No. 95-611; Ord. No. 97-645 § A; Ord. No. 2012-868)

Name of Street

Sides

Location

Eighteenth Avenue

North

Between Main Street and the easterly line of Fern-wood Road prolonged

 

South

Between Main Street and Fernwood Road

 

 

Between the southeast corner of Euclid to the eastern property line of 702 Eighteenth Avenue

Nineteenth Avenue

North

Between Bradley Terrace and "B" Street

North Boulevard

South

Between the westerly side-line of Parkway and the easterly boundary of Lake Como*

*From May 15 to September 15.

Oak Terrace

West

Beginning at a point 100 feet north of the south end of the pavement, southerly to the south end of the street

Redmond Avenue

North

From a point starting at the easterly curb of Main Street and Redmond Avenue and proceeding 150 feet in an easterly direction

 

South

From a point starting at the easterly curb of Main Street and Redmond Avenue and proceeding 150 feet in an easterly direction

Parkway

West

Between Eighteenth Avenue and North Boulevard

 

 

7-14   PARKING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS ON CERTAIN STREETS.

   No person shall park or stand a vehicle between the hours specified any day (except Sundays and public holidays) upon any of the streets described, except where other parking regulations have been provided for. (1973 Code § 7-3.4; New; Ord. No. 2012-872)

Name of Street

Sides

Days

Hours

Location

Main Street

 

Monday- Friday (when school is in session)

2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

From northwest corner of 18th Avenue and Main Street to the southern entrance of 1725 Main Street

 

 

7-15  PARKING OF VEHICLES WEIGHING IN EXCESS OF FOUR TONS PROHIBITED.

   No person shall park a truck, tractor, trailer, semi-trailer or omnibus having registered gross weights in excess of four (4) tons upon any street between the hours specified. (New)

Name of Street

Sides

Hours

Location

(Reserved)

 

 

7-16  ROUTES FOR TRUCKS OVER FOUR (4) TONS.

   Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:67-16.1, the streets or parts of streets as described are hereby designated as route for vehicles OVER four (4) tons. All trucks having a total combined registered gross weight of vehicle plus load in excess of four (4) tons shall be excluded from all streets, except for those streets listed which form a part of the system of truck routes. Vehicles will be permitted on all streets for the purpose of the pick up and delivery of materials.

Name of Street                                Location

(Reserved)

 

 

7-17  TRUCKS OVER DESIGNATED WEIGHT EXCLUDED FROM CERTAIN STREETS.

   Trucks over the registered gross weight are hereby excluded from the streets or parts of streets described except for the pick up and delivery of materials on such street, or the use of emergency vehicles on such street. (1973 Code § 7-4; New; Ord. No. 97-645 § A; Ord. No. 2005-764)

Name of Street

Weight

Location

North Boulevard

4 tons

From Main Street to the Lake Como Borough line–Belmar Borough line

Parkway

4 tons

From North Boulevard to 18th Avenue

 

 

7-18   ONE-WAY STREETS.

   The following described streets or parts of streets are hereby designated as One-Way Streets in the direction indicated. Parking on these streets will be permitted on the sides indicated below. (1973 Code § 7-5; Ord. No. 332 § 1; Ord. No. 628; Ord. No. 97-639; Ord. No. 2001-688; Ord. No. 2006-782; Ord. No. 2008-811)

 

Name of Street

 

Direction

 

Limits

Parking Permitted

New Bedford Road

Easterly

Entire length

Eighteenth Avenue to "B" Street

New Bedford Road*

Westbound

Entire length

Both sides

Nineteenth Avenue*

East

Between Bradley Terrace and "B" Street

Right side

Redmond Avenue*

Westbound

Entire length

Both sides

*From May 15 to September 15 inclusive

 

7-19  THROUGH STREETS.

   Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-140, the streets or parts of streets described are hereby designated as Through Streets. Stop signs shall be installed on the near-right side of each street intersecting the Through Street except where Yield signs are provided for in the designation. (1973 Code § 7-6.1; New)

Name of Street

Limits

Eighteenth Avenue

a.    Main Street to New Bedford Road

b.    New Bedford Road to "B" Street

 

 

7-20  STOP INTERSECTIONS

   Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-140, the intersections described are hereby designated as Stop Intersections. Stop signs shall be installed as provided therein. (1973 Code § 7-6.2; New)

Intersection

Stop sign(s) on

(Reserved)

 

 

7-21  FOUR-WAY STOPS.

   The following intersections are hereby designated as Four-Way Stops.

Intersection

Stop Sign On

(Reserved)

 

 

7-22  YIELD INTERSECTIONS.

   Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-140, the intersections described are hereby designated as Yield Intersections. Yield signs shall be installed as provided therein. (1973 Code § 7-6.3; New)

Intersection

Yield Signs On

Eighteenth Avenue and New Bedford Road

The easterly approach of Eighteenth Avenue facing westbound traffic

(Reserved)

 

 

7-23  TURN PROHIBITIONS.

   No person shall make a turn at any location listed and only in the manner described. (1973 Code §§ 7-10.1, 7-10.2, 7-10.3)

Intersection

Turn Prohibited

Movement Prohibited

(Reserved)

 

 

7-24  NO TURN ON RED.

   No person shall make a right turn on the red signal at any location listed: (New)

(Reserved)

 

 

7-25  LOADING ZONES.*

   The locations described are hereby designated as Loading Zones. No person shall park a vehicle in these locations during the times indicated other than for the loading or unloading of goods and materials. (1973 Code § 7-7; New)

Name of Street

Time

Side

Location

(Reserved)

 

 

7-26  BUS STOPS.

   The locations described are hereby designated as Bus Stops. No vehicle other than an omnibus which is picking up or discharging passengers shall be permitted to occupy said location between the hours indicated.

Street                                                 Hours

(Reserved)

 

 

7-27  TAXI STANDS.

   The locations described are hereby designated as Taxi Stands. No vehicle other than a taxi shall be permitted to occupy these locations during the times indicated. (1973 Code § 7-8; New; Ord. No. 96-627; Ord. No. 97-645; Ord. No. 97-646)

Street

Location

Hours

Main Street

 

10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Holidays

 

Note: Minimum length of taxi stand near intersection is twenty-five (25) feet. Adding the sidewalk area of about ten (10) feet to the area where parking is prohibited by State Law would make the starting point approximately thirty-five (35) feet from the curbline. Other locations should be at least thirty (30) feet for one (1) taxi and an additional twenty-five (25) feet for each additional taxi.

No taxi stand may be established in any area where it is prohibited to stand or park pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-136.

Beginning at a point two hundred (200) feet south of the southwest curb of Seventeenth Avenue, running along the westerly curb of Main Street and ending at a point 322 feet south of the southwest curb of Seventeenth Avenue and Main Street, running along the westerly curb of Main Street and shall be marked with the appropriate signs stating:

No Parking

Taxi Stand

10:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m.

Fri. - Sat. and Holidays

 

 

7-28  LANE USE RESERVATIONS.

The lane locations described are designated as lane use reservations and traffic shall move as indicated. (New; Ord. No. 2006-768)

Intersection

Movement

North Boulevard and Main Street

a.   Westbound left lane of North Boulevard reserved for left turn only

 

b.   Westbound right lane of North Boulevard reserved for right turn only

 

 

7-29   SPEED LIMITS.

   Speed limits shall be established as follows. Regulatory and warning signs, conforming to the current Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, shall be erected and maintained to effect the designated speed limit(s), as required by the Commissioner of Transportation of the State of New Jersey and as specified and authorized in writing from the Bureau of Traffic Engineering of the Department of Transportation. (1973 Code § 7-11; Ord. No. 85-491 § 1; Ord. No. 85-494 § 1; New; Ord. No. 97-645; New; Ord. No. 2006-788; Ord. No. 2009-830)

Name of Street

Sides

Speed Limits

Location

Eighteenth Avenue

Both

25 m.p.h.

Entire length

Main Street

Both

25 m.p.h.

Entire length

Parkway

Both

a.  15 m.p.h.

    from May

    15 through

    September

    15 inclusive; and

b.  25 m.p.h.

    all other

    times of the

    year

Entire length

 

 

 

 

 

Entire length

 

 

7-30  MID-BLOCK CROSSWALKS.

 

A Mid-Block Crosswalk shall be established and maintained at the following location.

Name of Street

Location

 

 

7-31  NO PASSING ZONES.

   No Passing Zones are hereby established and shall be maintained upon the following described streets or parts thereof.

Name of Street

Sketch Dated

Sketch No.

(Reserved)

 

7-32  RESERVED PARKING FOR LAKE COMO FIRE DEPARTMENT VOLUNTEERS.

   The following sections shall be reserved parking for Volunteers of the Lake Como Fire Department. (Ord. No. 2006-768)

Name of Street

Location

Hours

Side(s)

Redmond Avenue

Between Main Street and a point of 178 feet eastbound

All

Both

 

 

7-33   RESERVED.*

 

*Editor's Note: Former Section 7-33, Residential Permit Parking Areas, previously codified herein and containing portions of Ordinance No. 2006-722 and 2006-790, was repealed in its entirety by Ordinance No. 2008-819.

 

7-34  RESERVED.

 

7-35   HANDICAPPED PARKING.

 

7-35.1    Handicapped Parking on Streets.

   In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-197, the following on-street locations are designated as handicapped parking spaces. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards or plates or placards by the Motor Vehicle Commission, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces. (Ord. No. 88-520 § 2; Ord. No. 92-566; New; Ord. No. 2002-714; Ord. No. 2008-822)

 

Street

No. of Spaces

 

Side

 

Location

Laurel Terrace

1

West

295 feet from southwest curbline of Eighteenth Avenue and Laurel Terrace intersection

Newman Street

1

East

Beginning 25 feet from the southerly curb of Wooley Lane and extending 32 feet south therefrom

 

 

7-35.2    Handicapped Parking on Street for Private Residences.

   In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-197.6, the following on-street locations are designated as handicapped parking spaces in front of private residences occupied by handicapped persons. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards or plates or placards by the Motor Vehicle Commission, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces. (New; Ord. No. 2003-720; Ord. No. 2004-742 § 1; Ord. No. 04-746 § 1; Ord. No. 05-760 § 1; Ord. No. 2006-786; Ord. No. 2007-807; Ord. No. 2008-816; Ord. No. 2009-829; Ord. No. 2010-851; Ord. No. 2011-862; Ord. No. 2011-866; Ord. No. 2014-897; Ord. No. 2014-898)

Street

Side

Location

E Street (1616)

East

Located in front of 1616 E Street (Ord. No. 2014-897)

Fernwood Road (1846)

East

Located in front of 1846 Fernwood Road

Laurel Terrace (1823)

West

Located in front of 1823 Laurel Terrace (Ord. No. 2014-898)

Melrose Avenue (1722)

East

Located in front of 1722 Melrose Avenue beginning 25 feet north of the intersection of Leroy Place extending 22 feet north therefrom

Parkway

East

Location in front of 1820 Parkway

 

 

7-35.3    Handicapped Parking in Municipal Parking Lots and Board of Education Property.

   In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-197, the following off-street parking yards and Board of Education property are designated as Handicapped Parking areas. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards, plates or placards issued by the Motor Vehicle Commission, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces. (New)

Property

No. of Spaces

Location

(Reserved)

 

 

7-35.4    Handicapped Parking on Private Property Open to the Public and to which the Public Is Invited (Retail Business). 

   In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.46, the following off-street parking spaces are designated as handicapped parking areas. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards, plates or placards by the Division of Motor Vehicles, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces. (New)

Property

No. of Spaces

Location

(Reserved)

   In any space on public or private property appropriately marked for vehicles for the physically handicapped pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-197.5, N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq., or any other applicable law unless the vehicle is authorized by law to be parked therein and a handicapped person is either the driver or a passenger in that vehicle. State, county, or municipal law enforcement officers or parking enforcement officers shall enforce the parking restrictions on spaces appropriately marked for vehicles for the physically handicapped on both public and private property.

   No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully under his control into any such prohibited area or away from a curb such distance as is unlawful.

 

7-35.5    Handicapped Parking on All Other Private Property. 

   In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:5A-1; the following off-street parking locations are designated as handicapped parking. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards, plates or placards by the Motor Vehicle Commission, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces. (New)

Property

No. of Spaces

Location*

(Reserved)

 

 

7-35.6    Signs, Pavement, Markings, Installation and Maintenance. 

   The owners of the premises referred to in subsections 7-35.3 and 7-35.4 shall provide and install signs and pavement markings for each parking space reserved for the use of handicapped persons, which signs and markings shall be in accordance with the manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. The cost of procurement and installation of the signs and pavement markings shall be the responsibility of the owner of said property. The owner shall, subsequent to initial procurement and installation, maintain such signs and pavement markings in good condition at no cost or expense to the Borough of Lake Como. The owner shall be responsible for the repair and restoration or replacement of same. (New)

 

7-35.7    Penalty for Violations.

    Pursuant to P.L. 1989, C 201, the penalties for violations of this Section 7-35 must be two hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars for a first offense and for a subsequent offense must be a fine of at least two hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars and up to ninety (90) days community service on such terms and in such form as the Court shall deem appropriate, or any combination thereof. (New; Ord. No. 2005-756)

 

7-35.8    Statutory Requirement.

   Restricted parking spaces for handicapped persons in all parking facilities within the Borough of Lake Como are hereby provided pursuant to Title 39, New Jersey Motor Vehicle and Traffic Regulations:

   Article 23, Special Privileges, 39:4-197.5, 39:4-197.6, and 39:4-207.7. (Ord. No. 94-602)

 

 

7-36  RESERVED.

 

 

7-37  CONTROL FOR MOVEMENT AND THE PARKING OF TRAFFIC ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY.

 

7-37.1  Regulation for the Movement and the Parking of Traffic on Municipal Property and Board of Education Property. 

   In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-197, the following Municipal and Board of Education property shall have the movement of traffic controlled by the type of regulation indicated. No person shall operate, or park a vehicle in violation of the regulations indicated.

a.     Parking Time Limited.  No person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit between the hours listed on any day (except Sundays and public holidays) in any of the places described.

 

Name of Lot

 

Areas

Time Limit

 

Location

 

 

7-37.2  Regulation for the Movement and the Parking of Traffic on Private Property Open to the Public and to which the Public Is Invited (Retail Business).

   In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.46, on the following private property that is open to the public and to which the public is invited, the movement of traffic shall be controlled by the types of regulations indicated. No person shall operate or park a vehicle in violation of the following regulations. (New)

Property

Regulation

(Reserved)

 

 

7-37.3  Regulation for the Movement and the Parking of Traffic on All Other Private Property. 

   In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:5A-1 the regulations of Subtitle 1 of the Title 39 are hereby made applicable to the properties listed below.

Property

Regulation

(Reserved)

 

 

7-37.4  Signs, Pavement Markings, Installation and Maintenance.

   The owners of the premises referred to in this section shall provide and install signs and pavement markings as required, which signage and markings shall be in accordance with the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control devices. The cost of procurement and installation of the signs and pavement markings shall be the responsibility of the owner of the property. The owner shall, subsequent to the initial procurement and installation, maintain such signs and pavement markings in good condition at no cost or expense to the Borough of South Belmar. The owner shall be responsible for the repair and restoration or replacement of same. (New)

 

7-37.5  Violations of Provisions of Section 7-37.

   For a violation of the provision of this Section 7-37 or any supplement thereto for which no specific penalty is provided, the offender shall be liable to a penalty of not more than fifty ($50.00) dollars or imprisonment for a term not exceeding fifteen (15) days, or both; except that for a violation of N.J.S.A. 39:4-80 et seq., N.J.S.A. 39:4-105 et seq., N.J.S.A. 39:123 et seq. or N.J.S.A. 39:4-140 et seq., the offender shall be liable to a penalty of not less than fifty ($50.00) dollars or more than two hundred ($200.00) dollars or imprisonment for a term not exceeding fifteen (15) days, or both. (New)



*Note: Minimum length for all Loading Zones is 50 feet. No Loading Zone may be established in any area where it is prohibited to stop, stand or park by N.J.S.A. 39:4-136.

*Editor's Note: All sketches are on file in the office of the Municipal Clerk.

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