Township of Mansfield, NJ
Burlington County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Mansfield 9-2-1971 by Ord. No. 1971-3. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Drug-free school zones — See Ch. 16A, Art. I.
Motor vehicle towing and storage — See Ch. 30.
Taxicabs — See Ch. 55.
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Editor's Note: Chapter 60, formerly entitled "Trucks," was retitled "Traffic Control" 6-3-1974 by Ord. No. 1974-5.

§ 60-1 Definitions.

§ 60-2 Trucks with GVWR or registered weight over 10 tons.

§ 60-2.1 Vehicles over four tons.

§ 60-3 Stopping and standing prohibited at all times on certain streets.

§ 60-4 Violations and penalties.

§ 60-5 When effective.

§ 60-6 Schedule A: Trucks With GVWR or Registered Weight Over 10 Tons Excluded.

§ 60-6.1 Schedule A.1.: Vehicles Over Four Tons Excluded.

§ 60-7 Schedule B: No Stopping or Standing.

§ 60-8 Tow-away zones.

§ 60-8.1 Parking prohibited on certain streets.

§ 60-8.2 Schedule C: Parking Prohibited.

§ 60-8.3 Parking prohibited during certain hours.

§ 60-8.4 Parking at Mansfield Community Park.

§ 60-8.5 Schedule D: Parking by Permit.

§ 60-8.6 Schedule E: Parking of Certain Trucks, Vehicles and Trailers Prohibited.

§ 60-8.7 Schedule E exceptions.

§ 60-8.8 Parking prohibited during state of emergency.

§ 60-9 Parking in handicapped parking spaces.

§ 60-10 Reserved spaces in municipal lots.

§ 60-11 Speed limits on certain designated roads and streets; violations and penalties.

§ 60-12 Truck traffic entering or leaving the Burlington County Solid Waste Facilities Complex.

§ 60-13 Statutory provisions applicable to Homestead at Mansfield.

§ 60-13.1 Statutory provisions applicable to Homestead Plaza Shopping Center.

§ 60-13.2 Statutory provisions applicable to the Mapleton and Four Seasons communities.

§ 60-13.3 Statutory provisions applicable to County Route 545.

§ 60-14 Street and highway construction and maintenance operations.

§ 60-15 No-passing zones.

§ 60-16 Closing of streets.

§ 60-17 (Reserved)

§ 60-18 (Reserved)

§ 60-19 Prohibition of engine-braking.

§ 60-20 Parking prohibited on public roads, streets, right-of-ways or other improved road surfaces when snow exceeds three inches.

§ 60-1 Definitions.

Whenever any words and phrases are used in this chapter, the meanings respectively ascribed to them in Subtitle 1 of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey shall be deemed to apply to such words and phrases used herein.

§ 60-2 Trucks with GVWR or registered weight over 10 tons.

[Amended 10-25-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-38; 12-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-33]
Trucks that have gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of over 10 tons or registered weight over 10 tons, whichever is greater, are hereby excluded from the streets or parts of the streets described in Schedule A, § 60-6, except for the pickup and delivery of materials on such streets. Said Schedule A being attached to and made a part hereof this chapter.

§ 60-2.1 Vehicles over four tons.

[Added 6-8-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-12]
Vehicles over four tons' registered gross weight are hereby excluded from the streets or parts of streets described in § 60-6.1, except for the pickup and delivery of materials on such streets from residential dwellings and for vehicles utilized in farming operations.

§ 60-3 Stopping and standing prohibited at all times on certain streets.

[Added 6-3-1974 by Ord. No. 1974-5[1]]
No person shall stop a vehicle or permit it to stand at any time upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule B (§ 60-7), attached hereto and made a part of this chapter.[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the renumbering of former §§ 60-3 through 60-5 as §§ 60-4 through 60-6.
[2]
Editor's Note: Former § 60-3.1, Stopping and standing prohibited at certain times, added 6-8-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-14, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 9-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-27.

§ 60-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 5-5-1988 by Ord. No. 1988-11; 4-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-8; 7-27-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-18]
Unless otherwise expressly provided for in another section of this chapter or in Title 39 of the New Jersey statutes, any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not exceeding $50 or imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both; except for violations of N.J.S.A. 39:4-80 et seq., 39:4-105 et seq., 39:4-123 et seq. or 39:4-140 et seq., for which no specific penalty is provided, and in such instances the offender shall be liable to a penalty of not less than $50 nor more than $200 or to imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both.

§ 60-5 When effective.

This chapter shall take effect immediately upon its final passage and publication according to law.

§ 60-6 Schedule A: Trucks With GVWR or Registered Weight Over 10 Tons Excluded.

[Amended 10-25-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-38; 9-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-27; 12-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-33]
In accordance with the provisions of § 60-2, trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of over 10 tons or registered vehicle weight over 10 tons, whichever is greater, are hereby excluded from the streets or parts of the streets listed, with the exception for the purpose of pickup and delivery of materials on said streets:
Name of Street
Location
Albert Avenue
Entire length
Alexander Lane
Entire length
Allister Lane
Entire length
Ambrose Drive
Entire length
Andrea Drive
Entire length
Arlington Drive
Entire length
Ashford Court
Entire length
Augusta Drive
Entire length
Axe Factory Road
Entire length
Barbary Lane
Entire length
Belmont Circle
Entire length
Berkley Drive
Entire length
Birmingham Drive
Entire length
Briardale Court
Entire length
Briarwood Court
Entire length
Bridle Way
Entire length
Candlelight Circle
Entire length
Candlelight Court
Entire length
Canterbury Court
Entire length
Carriage Hill Court
Entire length
Carriage Hill Lane
Entire length
Chamber Lane
Entire length
Charles Avenue
Entire length
Cherry Lane
Entire length
Chesterfield Road
Entire length
Chestnut Hill Lane
Entire length
Clement Court
Entire length
Cloverdale Way
Entire length
Cobblestone Court
Entire length
Cottage Circle
Entire length
Cottage Lane East
Entire length
Cottage Lane West
Entire length
Country Circle
Entire length
Country House Way
Entire length
Country Lane
Entire length
Coventry Terrace
Entire length
Covered Bridge Circle
Entire length
Covered Bridge Lane
Entire length
Crammer Court
Entire length
Danny Lane
Entire length
Deep Hollow Circle
Entire length
Deep Hollow Lane
Entire length
Deerfield Drive
Entire length
Deerpath Lane
Entire length
Dickens Drive
Entire length
Durham Drive
Entire length
Elizabeth Lane
Entire length
Ellington Drive
Entire length
Everett Drive
Entire length
Fairmont Drive
Entire length
Farmview Lane
Entire length
Fernwood Court
Entire length
Fieldcrest Drive
Entire length
Fireside Circle
Entire length
First Street
Entire length
Fitzgerald Lane
Entire length
Foster Lane
Entire length
Fox Run Drive
Entire length
Gardengate Court
Entire length
Garfield Court
Entire length
Gaunts Bridge Road
Mt. Pleasant to Township Line
Gaunts Bridge Road
Schoolhouse Road to Route 68
Georgetown Road
Entire length
Grant Circle
Entire length
Green Court
Entire length
Greenbrook Drive
Entire length
Hansom Drive
Entire length
Harrington Drive
Entire length
Harvest Lane
Entire length
Hawk Drive
Entire length
Heather Court
Entire length
Hedge Row Court
Entire length
Hemmingway Lane
Entire length
Hickory Drive
Entire length
Hilltop Circle
Entire length
Hilltop Court
Entire length
Hilltop Lane East
Entire length
Hilltop Lane West
Entire length
Holly Drive
Entire length
Homestead Circle
Entire length
Horseshoe Lane N
Entire length
Horseshoe Lane S
Entire length
Hunters Glenn Drive
Entire length
Irongate Court
Entire length
Island Road
Entire length
Jasper Lane
Entire length
Joyce Court
Entire length
Juniper Drive
Entire length
Kelly Drive
Entire length
Kings Court
Entire length
Kinkora Road
West of Route 130
Landview Lane
Entire length
Lakeview Court
Entire length
Lakeview Terrace
Entire length
Lantern Circle
Entire length
Lantern Court
Entire length
Lantern Lane
Entire length
Laurel Ridge Lane
Entire length
Lauren Court
Entire length
Legends Lane
Entire length
Lincoln Drive
Entire length
Locust Avenue
Entire length
Longwood Boulevard
Entire length
Longwood Lane
Entire length
Manchester Court
Entire length
Mansfield Road East
Entire length
Mansfield Road West
Entire length
Maple Avenue
Entire length
Meadowwood Court
Entire length
Millennium Drive
Entire length
Millington Court
Entire length
Mill Lane
Entire length
Mt. Pleasant Road
Gaunts Bridge Road to Assiscunk Drive
Mt. Pleasant Road
Between Springfield Township and Chesterfield Township
Newton Court
Entire length
North Hockey Drive
Entire length
North Island Road
Entire length
Oaklynn Drive
Entire length
Oakridge Court
Entire length
Parkview Circle
Entire length
Pederson Court
Entire length
Petticoat Bridge Road
Entire length
Pheasant Court
Entire length
Pinebrook Court
Entire length
Pond Avenue
Entire length
Public Road
Entire length
Queens Court
Entire length
Railroad Avenue
Entire length
Second Street
Entire length
Settlers Lane
Entire length
Shaddy Ridge Court
Entire length
Sharp Road
Entire length
Sheffield Drive
Entire length
Shenandoah Place
Entire length
Sherwood Lane
Entire length
South Hockey Drive
Entire length
Stonehearth Court
Entire length
Stonybrook Court
Entire length
Stratton Avenue
Entire length
Summerhill Court
Entire length
Sunnyside Circle
Entire length
Sunset Lane
Entire length
Surry Court
Entire length
Sylvan View Drive
Entire length
Tallwood Court
Entire length
Taylor Court
Entire length
Temple Avenue
Entire length
Third Street
Entire length
Vancza Drive
Entire length
Vandevere Lane
Entire length
Wagon Wheel Circle
Entire length
Wagon Wheel Lane
Entire length
Waterwheel Court
Entire length
Waverly Drive
Entire length
Wayne Drive
Entire length
Wheatfield Court
Entire length
White Pine Road
Entire length
Wildflower Court
Entire length
Willowwood Court
Entire length
Windmill Court
Entire length
Woodview Court
Entire length

§ 60-6.1 Schedule A.1.: Vehicles Over Four Tons Excluded.

[Added 6-8-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-12]
In accordance with the provision of § 60-2.1, vehicles over four tons' gross weight are hereby excluded from the following described streets or parts of streets except for the pickup and delivery of materials on such streets or parts of streets from residential dwellings and for vehicles utilized in farming operations on such streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street
Location
Aaronson Road
Between White Pine Road and a point 2,530 feet northerly therefrom
Axe Factory Road
[Added 9-11-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-24]
Entire length
North Island Road
Between Mount Pleasant Road (CR 543) and White Pine Road
White Pine Road
From Route 206 to Route 68

§ 60-7 Schedule B: No Stopping or Standing.

[Added 6-3-1974 by Ord. No. 1974-5; amended 4-5-1976 by Ord. No. 1976-2]
In accordance with the provisions of § 60-3, no person shall stop a vehicle or permit it to stand at any time upon any of the following streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Aaronson Road
Both
From the southerly curbline of New Jersey State Highway Route 68 to a point 1,400 feet southwardly therefrom
East Main Street
South
From the easterly curbline of Atlantic Avenue to a point 1,000 feet east of the easterly curbline of Cherry Lane
West Main Street
South
From the westerly curbline  of Mill Lane to a point 500 feet westwardly therefrom

§ 60-8 Tow-away zones.

[Added 4-5-1976 by Ord. No. 1976-2]
A. 
Aaronson Road, which has been designated a no-parking zone in § 60-7 of this Code prohibiting parking on both sides of said roadway, shall also be included as a tow-away zone authorizing the township or its representatives duly designated and appointed to tow away any vehicle parked on said road from the southerly curbline of New Jersey State Highway Route 68 to a point 1,400 feet southwardly therefrom.

§ 60-8.1 Parking prohibited on certain streets.

[Added 10-21-1980 by Ord. No. 1980-6]
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule C (§ 60-8.2), attached hereto and made a part of this chapter. Every person convicted of a violation of this provision shall be liable to a penalty of $10.

§ 60-8.2 Schedule C: Parking Prohibited.

[Added 10-21-1980 by Ord. No. 1980-6]
In accordance with the provision of § 60-8.1, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the following streets or parts thereof.
Name of Street
Sides
Limits
Cherry Lane
[Added 9-22-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-19]
West
From Locust Avenue to East Main Street (CR543)
Island Road
[Added 5-25-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-7[1]]
The portion of Island Road and the intersection of the school access driveway as delineated by the “no parking here to the corner” signs
Locust Avenue
[Added 9-22-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-19; amended 12-29-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-25]
North
From New York Avenue to Cherry Lane (except for designated diagonal parking spaces)
Locust Avenue
[Added 9-22-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-19; amended 12-29-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-25]
South
Starting at New York Avenue for 75 feet
Locust Avenue
South
160 feet from New York Avenue to Cherry Lane, which includes the school property
Mansfield Road East
[Added 9-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-27]
Both
Along the northeasterly side of Mansfield Road East from a point 300 feet northwestwardly from the center line of Wayne Drive to a point 2,100 feet northwesterly from the center line of Wayne Drive
Mansfield Square - Georgetown Road
[Repealed 9-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-27]
North Island Road
[Added 2-25-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-5]
West
From a point 720 feet north of the intersection of North Island Road and Mansfield Road East to a point 795 feet north of the intersection of North Island Road and Mansfield Road East
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided that, unless another penalty is expressly provided for by statute, any person convicted of a violation of this ordinance or any supplement thereto shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $35 nor more than $350 or imprisonment for a period of not more than 15 days, or both.

§ 60-8.3 Parking prohibited during certain hours.

[Added 9-13-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-18]
A. 
Wayne Drive. Except as otherwise provided herein, no person shall park a vehicle during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday upon Wayne Drive, on both sides, its entire length. This prohibition shall not apply during the following period: July 1 to August 31 of each calendar year; nor shall this prohibition apply to any resident of Wayne Drive. Any person convicted of a violation of this subsection shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $50 per violation. Excepted from this prohibition are moving vans and delivery trucks or vehicles, so long as the same are actively pursuing legitimate business purposes at the time said vehicles are parked.
B. 
Mansfield Road East. Except as otherwise provided herein, no person shall park a vehicle between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., prevailing time, Monday through Friday upon Mansfield Road East, on both sides, its entire length. This prohibition shall not apply during the following period: July 1 through and including August 31 of each calendar year; nor shall this prohibition apply to any resident of Mansfield Road East. Any person convicted of a violation of this subsection shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $50 per violation, noting that excepted from this prohibition are moving vans and delivery trucks or vehicles, so long as the same are actively pursuing legitimate business purposes at the time said vehicles are parked.
[Added 12-27-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-20]

§ 60-8.4 Parking at Mansfield Community Park.

[Added 9-11-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-8; amended 9-26-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-25]
A. 
Parking restricted. Parking of vehicles in the municipal parking lot at Mansfield Community Park and the Municipal Complex lots at East Main Street and Atlantic Avenues shall be restricted and regulated as set forth herein. No person shall park any vehicle in or on the parking lot between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. except for municipal vehicles of the Township of Mansfield; vehicles of Township employees while at work for the Township; vehicles of persons attending meetings or events at municipal offices while such meetings are in progress; and persons displaying in their vehicles valid permits issued pursuant to Subsection B below. No person shall park any vehicle in or on the parking lot between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. except for municipal vehicles of the Township of Mansfield; vehicles of Township employees while at work for the Township; vehicles of persons visiting or having business at municipal offices; vehicles of persons participating in or viewing municipally approved, sponsored or permitted recreational or other events at the park during the hours of park operation as determined pursuant to § 33B-4; patrons of Atlantic Avenue business during normal business hours; and persons displaying in their vehicles valid permits issued pursuant to Subsection B below.
B. 
Resident parking permits. Residents of the following property locations: 24570 East Main Street, 24582 East Main Street, 24590 East Main Street, 24594 East Main Street, 24622 East Main Street, 24640 East Main Street, 24654 East Main Street, 24664 East Main Street, 24674 East Main Street, 24674 East Main Street, 24680 East Main Street, 24688 East Main Street, 24696 East Main Street, 24702 East Main Street, 24706 East Main Street, 24714 East Main Street, 24720 East Main Street, 24726 East Main Street, 24734 East Main Street, 24740 East Main Street, 24744 East Main Street, 24750 East Main Street, 24756 East Main Street, 24764 East Main Street, 24776 East Main Street, 24786 East Main Street, 24800 East Main Street, 24812 East Main Street, 24822 East Main Street, 24840 East Main Street and 24854 East Main Street, may obtain from the office of the Township Clerk a permit allowing the parking of their owned or leased vehicles and those of bona fide visitors to their homes as set forth herein. Each household shall be entitled to up to two permits per licensed driver residing in the household, to a maximum of six permits, upon completion of an application and display of satisfactory evidence that they are licensed New Jersey drivers and reside at a qualified location. There shall be no charge for such permits, which shall be valid for a period of two years subject to renewal upon proof that the conditions of issuance still exist. Permits shall contain an expiration date and be numbered or otherwise identified so as to link permits with a particular household and identify permits that are no longer valid. The permits shall be displayed in the lower left windshield area of the vehicle so that they are clearly visible from the exterior. The permits shall allow the residents to park their noncommercial vehicles and those of their bona fide visitors in the parking lot serving Mansfield Community Park at all times. The Township Committee may, in its discretion, issue additional parking permits, whether or not to residents of the parcels identified above, when, in the opinion of the Committee, circumstances warrant. The Committee, further, may establish further regulations for parking by resolution, provided any such regulations shall be prominently displayed in or immediately adjacent to the affected parking area.
C. 
Signs. The Department of Public works shall erect appropriate signs notifying the general public of the parking restrictions and regulations set forth above, as well as the hours of park operation.
D. 
Enforcement. This section shall be enforced by the Township Police Department or by other persons who properly identify a violation and report same to the police.
E. 
Violations and penalties. Any person violating the provisions of this section, or any regulations promulgated hereunder, shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of $50 for a first offense, $75 for a second offense and up to $500 for a third or subsequent offense.

§ 60-8.5 Schedule D: Parking by Permit.

[Added 12-29-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-25]
Parking shall be by permit only on the following streets or parts thereof:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Locust Avenue
South
Starting 75 feet from New York Avenue and continuing for 85 feet

§ 60-8.6 Schedule E: Parking of Certain Trucks, Vehicles and Trailers Prohibited.

[Added 8-10-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-20; amended 9-28-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-23]
No person shall park any commercial motor vehicle, motor-drawn vehicle, road tractor, semitrailer truck, truck tractor, school bus, or any other type of bus, omnibus or any recreational vehicle, camper, boat or trailer or pole trailer upon any of the street or parts of streets in any residential zone or in the C-1, C-2, or C-3 Zones in the Township.

§ 60-8.7 Schedule E exceptions.

[Added 8-10-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-20; amended 9-28-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-23]
The prohibition contained in § 60-8.6 above shall not apply to any such truck, vehicle or trailer during deliveries in the ordinary course of business nor while such vehicle is being loaded or unloaded. Further, this regulation shall not prohibit the parking of a commercial vehicle during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. within 200 feet of property where the operator of such vehicle is actively engaged in the pursuit of his business, trade or profession.

§ 60-8.8 Parking prohibited during state of emergency.

[Added 1-23-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-1]
A. 
Upon the declaration of an emergency, there shall be no parking upon streets where "TEMPORARY NO PARKING" signs are displayed. The Director of Public Safety or, in his/her absence, the highest ranking police officer of the Mansfield Township Police Department is authorized to declare an emergency and to direct the posting of "TEMPORARY 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 "TEMPORARY 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 any sign.
B. 
Any unoccupied vehicle parked or standing in violation of this section shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to safe and proper regulation of traffic, and any police officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle. The owner of such vehicle shall pay the reasonable costs of removal and storage which may result from such removal, before regaining possession of the vehicle.
C. 
The effectiveness of this section is contingent upon the signs being erected or posted as required by law.
D. 
Enforcement. This section shall be enforced by the Mansfield Township Police Department or by other persons who properly identify a violation and report same to the police.
E. 
Violations and penalties. Any person violating the provisions of this section, or any regulations promulgated hereunder, shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of $50 for a first offense, $75 for a second offense and up to $500 for a third or subsequent offense.

§ 60-9 Parking in handicapped parking spaces.

[Added 4-7-1986 by Ord. No. 1986-6]
A. 
The Township Committee of the Township of Mansfield herein reaffirms and establishes all restrictive parking spaces now in existence and/or which may hereafter be designated by any public authority having jurisdiction thereover in front of residences, schools, hospitals and other public buildings and in shopping, business, commercial and industrial districts for use by persons who have been issued special vehicle identification cards by the Division of Motor Vehicles pursuant to the provisions of Section 2 of P.L. 1949, c. 280 (N.J.S.A. 39:4-205), when using a motor vehicle on which is displayed a certificate for which a special vehicle identification card has been issued, pursuant to Section 3 of said law (N.J.S.A. 39:4-206).
B. 
No operator of a vehicle shall stand or park the vehicle in any space appropriately marked for vehicles for the physically handicapped pursuant to P.L. 1977, c. 202 (N.J.S.A. 39:4-197.5), unless the vehicle displays a special handicapped vehicle identification card and/or is otherwise authorized by law to be parked therein.
C. 
Any owner or possessor of private property may request and receive enforcement of this provision as to spaces on his property which are designated and marked according to law.
D. 
Any person parking a motor vehicle in a restricted parking space without a special vehicle identification card shall be liable to a fine up to $250 for the first offense, and subsequent offenses fine at a minimum of $250 and up to 90 days of community service, or such terms and in such forms as the judge or municipal court deems appropriate, or any combination thereof.
[Amended 4-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-8; 7-27-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-18; 12-13-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-44]
E. 
All fines assessed for violations of this section shall be payable to and through the township's Violations Bureau.
[Added 6-22-1989 by Ord. No. 1989-10]

§ 60-10 Reserved spaces in municipal lots.

[Added 9-16-1986 by Ord. No. 1986-11]
A. 
No operator of an unauthorized vehicle shall stand or park the vehicle in or on a parking space in a municipally owned or controlled parking lot, which is designated and reserved for parking by emergency, police or municipal employees and/or fire trucks, ambulances and police vehicles, or otherwise block entrance and access to said designated and reserved parking spaces.
B. 
An "unauthorized vehicle," as defined herein, shall mean a vehicle which has not received permission from the Township Committee, Police Chief, Board of Fire Commissioners, Chief of the Fire Department or Emergency Squad to be parked in said reserved and designated municipal parking space.
C. 
No operator of a vehicle shall stand or park the vehicle in or on a parking space in a municipally owned or controlled parking lot which is designated by a sign limiting use of said space to fifteen minutes for a period longer than 15 minutes between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays or any day the municipal building is closed for business.
[Added 10-4-1998 by Ord. No. 1998-10[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the renumbering of former Subsection C as Subsection D.
D. 
Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be liable to a fine not to exceed $50.

§ 60-11 Speed limits on certain designated roads and streets; violations and penalties.

[Added 2-11-1988 by Ord. No. 1988-3; amended 5-19-1988 by Ord. No. 1988-12]
A. 
The speed limits for both directions of traffic along the roads and streets hereinafter designated are hereby established as follows:
Name of Road/Street
Location
Speed Limit
(mph)
Aaronson Road
[Added 8-10-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-13; amended 12-28-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-23]
White Pine Road to Route 68
30
Axe Factory Road
[Added 1-27-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-1]
Entire length between Old York Road and the Mansfield Township-Bordentown line
45
Georgetown-Sykesville Road
Zone 1
Between Route 68 and Georgetown-Chesterfield Road
35
Zone 2
Between Georgetown- Chesterfield Road and Mansfield-Chesterfield boundary line
40
Island Road
[Amended 8-26-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-13]
Zone 1
Between the Springfield- Mansfield boundary line and Mount Pleasant Road (County Route 543)
40
Zone 2
Between Mount Pleasant Road(County Route 543) and Mansfield Road East
40
Zone 3
Between Mansfield Road East and White Pine Road
35
Mansfield Road East
[Amended 8-26-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-13]
Between Route 206 and Route 68
45
Mansfield Road West
[Added 1-22-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-4]
Entire length
35
Mill Lane
[Added 12-10-1997 by Ord. No. 1997-22; amended 3-23-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-5]
Entire length
35
North Island Road
[Added 8-10-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-13; repealed 8-26-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-13]
White Pine Road
[Added 8-10-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-13; amended 12-28-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-23]
Route 68 to Route 206
35
White Pine Road
[Added 4-8-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-7]
Between Route 68 west to the Mansfield Township border with Chesterfield Township
25
B. 
Unless another penalty is expressly provided by New Jersey statute, every person convicted of a violation of a provision of this section or any supplement thereto shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $50 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both.

§ 60-12 Truck traffic entering or leaving the Burlington County Solid Waste Facilities Complex.

[Added 6-22-1989 by Ord. No. 1989-8]
A. 
Application. This section shall apply to all truck traffic entering or leaving the Burlington County Solid Waste Facilities Complex (hereinafter referred to as "County Complex"), including but not necessarily limited to trucks carrying solid waste (including dewatered and liquid sludges), recyclable materials, leachate, cover or products for markets.
B. 
Exceptions. The mandatory access and egress routes hereinafter established shall not apply to the following vehicles:
(1) 
Pickup trucks driven by employees working at the County Complex for the purpose of traveling to and from their employment.
(2) 
Vehicles hauling materials generated within the Townships of Mansfield, Florence and Springfield to the County Complex.
(3) 
Vehicles from the County Complex to a destination within the Townships of Mansfield, Florence and Springfield.
[Amended 9-22-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-10]
(4) 
Vehicles carrying waste eligible for disposal at the Complex's Convenience Center.
C. 
Mandatory access route. All truck traffic entering the County Complex must utilize Interstate I-295, leaving that thoroughfare via Exit 52 (Florence-Columbus interchange) to travel east on County Route 656 (Florence - Columbus Road), turning right on County Route 656 Spur, the new county connector road between County Route 656 and County Route 543 (Burlington - Columbus Road), thereafter turning right and traveling west on County Route 543 to the entrance of the County Complex. Except as otherwise provided for in this section, use of any other access route to the County Complex is prohibited.
D. 
Mandatory egress route. All traffic exiting the County Complex shall turn right from the gate of the Complex and travel east on County Route 543 (Burlington - Columbus Road), turning left onto County Route 656 Spur, the new county connector road between County Route 543 and County Route 656 (Florence - Columbus Road), turning then left and traveling west on County Route 656 to Interstate 295, whereupon said traffic shall travel on I-295 to other exits thereon. Except as otherwise provided for in this section, use of any other egress route from said County Complex is prohibited.
E. 
Emergencies. During emergencies or times when the prescribed ingress and/or egress routes are closed, all vehicles shall comply with the alternate routes set forth below:
(1) 
In the event that any segment of I-295 other than the segment or any portion of the segment between Interchanges 47 and 55 is closed, all vehicles shall utilize the next available interchange to access I-295;
(2) 
In the event of the closure of the northbound lanes of I-295 between Interchanges 47 and 52, vehicles traveling north shall utilize County Route 541 to U.S. Route 130 north, via the Burlington Bypass, to County Route 656 east (Florence - Columbus Road), turning right onto County Route 656 Spur and then turning right and traveling west on County Route 543 to the entrance of the County Complex;
(3) 
In the event of the closure of the southbound lanes of I-295 between Interchanges 55 and 52, all vehicles shall utilize U.S. Route 130 south to County Route 656 east (Florence - Columbus Road), turning right onto County Route 656 Spur, then turning right and traveling west on County Route 543 to the entrance of the County Complex;
(4) 
In the event that the segment of the access route between Interchange 52 and the entrance to the County Complex is closed, all vehicles shall exit I-295 via Exit 52, traveling then west on County Route 656 (Florence - Columbus Road) and turning left onto Old York Road and turning left again onto County Route 543 (Burlington - Columbus Road), proceeding then to the County Complex entrance; or
(5) 
Upon any other emergency routes specially designated by the Office of Waste Management in consultation with the County Director of Public Safety and Emergency Management Coordinator at the time of such emergencies.
F. 
Violations and penalties.
(1) 
Any person, firm or corporation who violates any of the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to the following penalties:
(a) 
First offense: a fine of $250 or imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding 30 days, or both.
(b) 
Second offense: a fine of $500 or imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding 60 days, or both.
(c) 
Third and subsequent offenses: a fine of $1,000 or imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding 90 days or to a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or to such combination of punishments as the Municipal Judge may, in his or her discretion, deem appropriate and just.
(2) 
Each violation of any of the provisions of this section and each day the same is violated shall be deemed to be a separate and distinct offense.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection F(3), concerning banning or limiting access to the County Complex, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 7-14-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-9.

§ 60-13 Statutory provisions applicable to Homestead at Mansfield.

[Added 9-14-1989 by Ord. No. 1989-4;[1] amended 4-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-7]
A. 
The provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:1-1 et seq. and the provisions of Chapter 60, Traffic Control, shall be applicable to the semipublic or private roads, streets, driveways, terraces, parking areas or other roadways located within Homestead at Mansfield that are open to or used by the public, residents, tenants and employees for purposes of vehicular travel and shall be enforceable by those officers, agencies and individuals authorized to enforce the same under the laws of the State of New Jersey, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:5A-1. The maximum speed limit on any such roadway or thoroughfare intended for the passage of motor vehicle traffic shall be 25 miles per hour and shall be so posted. Stop intersections shall be as designated in the following schedule, and parking restrictions shall exist as contained in N.J.S.A. 39:1-1 et seq. and/or as set forth in this chapter.
B. 
The schedule of intersections controlled by traffic control signs is as follows:
[Amended 5-24-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
Intersection
Stop Signs On
Briarwood Court and Lantern Lane
Briarwood Court
Candlelight Court and Candlelight Circle
Candlelight Court
Carriage Hill Court and Chestnut Hill Lane
Carriage Hill Court
Carriage Hill Lane and Chestnut Hill Lane
Carriage Hill Lane
Carriage Hill Lane and Lakeview Terrace
Carriage Hill Lane
Chestnut Hill Lane and Homestead Drive
Both intersections
Clubhouse Parking Lot and Homestead Drive
Exit lane to Homestead Drive
Cottage Circle and Cottage Lane East
Cottage Circle
Cottage Lane East and Chestnut Hill Lane
Cottage Lane East
Cottage Lane East and Country Lane
Cottage Lane East
Cottage Lane West and Chestnut Hill Lane
Both intersections on Cottage Lane West
Country Circle and Chestnut Hill Lane
Country Circle
Country Lane and Chestnut Hill Lane
Country Lane
Covered Bridge Circle and Lantern Lane
Covered Bridge Circle
Covered Bridge Lane and Lantern Lane
Covered Bridge Lane
Covered Bridge Lane and Wagon Wheel Lane
Covered Bridge Lane
Deep Hollow Circle and Deep Hollow Lane
Deep Hollow Circle
Deep Hollow Lane and Homestead Drive
Both intersections on Deep Hollow Lane
Farmview Lane and Hilltop Lane East
Farmview Lane
Farmview Lane and Homestead Drive
Farmview Lane
Fernwood Court and Deep Hollow Lane
Fernwood Court
Fireside Circle and Chestnut Hill Lane
Fireside Circle
Hedgerow Court and Sunset Lane
Hedgerow Court
Hilltop Circle and Hilltop Lane West
Hilltop Circle
Hilltop Court and Hilltop Lane West
Hilltop Court
Hilltop Lane East and Homestead Drive
Hilltop Lane East
Hilltop Lane East and Wagon Wheel Lane
Hilltop Lane East
Hilltop Lane West and Homestead Drive
Both intersections on Hilltop Lane West
Homestead Circle and Homestead Drive
Both intersections on Homestead Circle
Horseshoe Lane North and Chestnut Hill Lane
Both intersections on Horseshoe Lane North
Horseshoe Lane South and Chestnut Hill Lane
Horseshoe Lane South
Horseshoe Lane South and Lantern Lane
Horseshoe Lane South
Lakeview Court and Lakeview Terrace
Lakeview Court
Lakeview Terrace and Chestnut Hill Lane
Lakeview Terrace
Lakeview Terrace and Homestead Drive
Lakeview Terrace
Lantern Circle and Lantern Lane
Lantern Circle
Lantern Court and Chestnut Hill Lane
Lantern Court
Lantern Lane and Chestnut Hill Lane
Both intersections on Lantern Lane
Laurel Ridge Lane and Wagon Wheel Lane
Laurel Ridge
Laurel Ridge Lane and Sunset Lane
Laurel Ridge
Meadowwood Court and Deep Hollow Lane
Meadowwood Court
Oak Ridge Court and Wagon Wheel Lane
Oak Ridge Court
Parkview Circle and Lantern Lane
Parkview Circle
Pinebrook Court and Chestnut Hill Lane
Pinebrook Court
Settlers Lane and Country Lane
Both intersections on Settlers Lane
Shady Ridge Court and Sunset Lane
Shady Ridge Court
Stonehearth Court and Wagon Wheel Lane
Stonehearth Court
Sunnyside Circle and Sunset Lane
Sunnyside Circle
Sunset Lane and Wagon Wheel Lane
Both intersections on Sunset Lane
Tallwood Court and Deep Hollow Lane
Tallwood Court
Wagon Wheel Circle and Chestnut Hill Lane
Wagon Wheel Circle
Wagon Wheel Lane and Chestnut Hill Lane
Both intersections on Wagon Wheel Lane
Wagon Wheel Lane and Country Lane
Both sides of Country Lane on Wagon Wheel Lane
Waterwheel Court and Chestnut Hill Lane
Waterwheel Court
Willowwood Court and Deep Hollow Lane
Willowwood Court
Windmill Court and Chestnut Hill Lane
Windmill Court
C. 
Parking spaces designated for use by handicapped persons may be lawfully utilized only by those persons who have been issued special identification cards and/or license plates by the Division of Motor Vehicles or a temporary placard issued by the Police Chief of this municipality. Signs shall be placed at said spaces by the Trustees and shall conform in size and wording to the state statute. Penalties for violation of this subsection shall be as provided by state law.
[1]
Editor's Note: Section 2 of this ordinance provided as follows: Section 60-4, as presently provided in this chapter, shall apply to the new section herein created, and every person convicted of a violation of this section or any supplement thereto shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $50 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both.

§ 60-13.1 Statutory provisions applicable to Homestead Plaza Shopping Center.

[Added 4-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-7]
A. 
The provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:1-1 et seq., and the provisions of Chapter 60, Traffic Control, shall be applicable to the semipublic or private portions, parking areas or other travelways located within the Homestead Plaza Shopping Center which are open to or used by the public, tenants and employees for purposes of vehicular travel and shall be enforceable by those officers, agencies and individuals authorized to enforce the same under the laws of the State of New Jersey, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:5A-1. The maximum speed limit on any such travelway or thoroughfare intended for the passage of motor vehicle traffic shall be 25 miles per hour and shall be so posted. Stop signs shall be erected at all exits onto public or semipublic roads or streets adjoining this shopping center and parking restrictions shall exist as contained in N.J.S.A. 39:1-1 et seq. and/or as set forth in this chapter.
B. 
Parking spaces designated for use by handicapped persons may be lawfully utilized only by those persons who have been issued special identification cards and/or license plates by the Division of Motor Vehicles or a temporary placard issued by the Police Chief of this municipality. Signs shall be placed at said spaces by the owner and shall conform in size and wording to the state statute. Penalties for violation of this subsection shall be as provided by state law.
C. 
There shall be no parking, standing or stopping by any vehicle in designated fire lanes within this shopping center except by authorized emergency or police vehicles engaged in official business. Any vehicle parked, standing or stopped in violation of this subsection may be removed by having such vehicle towed at the owner's or operator's expense; provided, however, that every reasonable effort is made to locate the owner or operator and to have him/her move said vehicle before such towing is implemented. In addition to having an illegally parked vehicle removed as herein provided, any person violating this subsection shall also be subject to the penalties provided by N.J.S.A. 39:4-139.2 et seq. and any other provision of general law or this chapter.

§ 60-13.2 Statutory provisions applicable to the Mapleton and Four Seasons communities.

[Added 2-8-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-2; amended 5-10-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-9; 9-10-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-12; 11-12-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-13]
A. 
General parking regulations.
(1) 
All vehicles must park in designated areas and between the lines provided.
(2) 
No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described below, except in areas covered by other parking restrictions.
Name of Street
Sides
Hours
Location
Arlington Avenue
Both
All
As indicated on filed site plan
Augusta Drive
Both
All
As indicated on filed site plan
(3) 
Vehicles may park on the south side of Arlington Avenue between Birmingham Drive and Elizabeth Lane as indicated on filed site plan.
(4) 
Handicapped parking. All stalls shall be 12 feet wide as shown on the attached site plan[1] and signed with the R7-8 and R7-8P (Reserved Parking Sign and Penalty Plate), in the designated parking areas for persons who been issued the handicapped parking permit by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said site plan is on file in the Township offices.
B. 
Reserved parking regulations. All vehicles that are granted specialty parking in the reserved parking section, such as police vehicles, ambulances, teachers, etc. must be properly identified. The reserved parking spaces shall only be those shown on the filed site plan attached hereto and on file in the office of the Township Clerk.
C. 
Through streets; stop and yield intersections.
(1) 
Through streets. The following streets or parts of streets 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.
Name of Street
Limits
Ambrose Drive
Entire length
Arlington Avenue
Entire length
Augusta Drive
Entire length
Barbary Lane
Entire length
Birmingham Drive
Entire length
Chamber Lane
Entire length
Durham Drive
Entire length
Ellington Drive
Entire length
Fairmont Drive
Entire length
Greenbrook Drive
Entire length
Harrington Drive
Between Ambrose Drive and a point 10 feet south of the southerly curbline of Ellington Drive
Kelly Drive
Entire length
Lincoln Drive
Between Arlington Avenue and a point 10 feet north of Greenbrook Drive
Road "C"
Between Ambrose Drive north intersect and Ambrose Drive south intersect
White Pine Road
Entire length
(2) 
Stop intersections. The following described intersections are hereby designated as stop intersections. Stop signs shall be installed as provided therein.
Intersection
Stop Sign on
Fitzgerald Lane and Everett Drive
Everett Drive
Road "D" and Lot "A"
Lot "A"
Road "D" and Lot "B"
Lot "B"
D. 
One-way streets. The following described streets or parts of streets are hereby designated as one-way streets in the direction indicated.
Name of Street
Direction
Limits
Road "C"
Counterclockwise
From Ambrose Drive north intersect to Ambrose Drive south intersect
E. 
Speed limits.
(1) 
The speed limit for both directions of traffic in the parking lots shall be 15 miles per hour.
(2) 
The speed limit for both directions of travel on the following roadways is:
Name of Roadway
Speed Limit
(mph)
Limits
Alexander Lane
25
Entire length
Allistair Lane
25
Entire length
Ambrose Drive
25
Entire length
Andrea Drive
25
Entire length
Arlington Avenue
25
Entire length
Ashford Court
25
Entire length
Augusta Drive
15
Entire length
Barbary Lane
25
Entire length
Birmingham Drive
25
Entire length
Chamber Lane
25
Entire length
Clement Court
25
Entire length
Coventry Terrace
25
Entire length
Crammer Court
25
Entire length
Dickens Drive
25
Entire length
Durham Drive
25
Entire length
Elizabeth Lane
25
Entire length
Ellington Drive
25
Entire length
Everett Drive
25
Entire length
Fairmont Drive
25
Entire length
Fitzgerald Lane
25
Entire length
Foster Lane
25
Entire length
Garfield Court
25
Entire length
Grant Court
25
Entire length
Greenbrook Drive
25
Entire length
Harrington Drive
25
Entire length
Hemmingway Lane
25
Entire length
Jasper Drive
25
Entire length
Juniper Drive
25
Entire length
Kelly Drive
25
Entire length
Lincoln Drive
25
Entire length
Newton Court
25
Entire length
Pheasant Court
25
Entire length
Road "A"
15
Entire length
Road "B"
15
Entire length
Road "C"
15
Entire length
Road "D"
15
Entire length
Road "E"
15
Entire length
Shenandoah Place
25
Entire length
Taylor Court
25
Entire length
Vandevere Lane
25
Entire length
(3) 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be enacted and maintained to effect the above-designated speed limits authorized by the Department of Transportation
F. 
No overnight parking. Overnight parking shall be prohibited in the Four Seasons Community on the following streets within the development from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. No on-street parking is permitted when snow is predicted or when roads or snow covered..
Name of Street
Limits
Allister Lane
Entire length
Ambrose Drive
Entire length
Ashford Court
Entire length
Barbary Lane
Entire length
Chamber Lane
Entire length
Crammer Court
Entire length
Ellington Drive
Entire length
Everett Drive
Entire length
Fitzgerald Lane
Entire length
Garfield Court
Entire length
Harrington Drive
Entire length
Newton Court
Entire length
Taylor Court
Entire length
Vandevere Lane
Entire length
G. 
Tow-away zones. Any vehicle parked or standing as to obstruct or impede a normal flow of traffic or block entrances or exitways, loading zones, no-parking zones, oil fills, or any grassy area pedestrian walkway, or present in any way a safety or traffic hazard, may be removed by towing the vehicle at the owner's or operator's expense.
H. 
Authorized vehicles only. The following streets or parts of streets shall be designated as use for authorized vehicles only. No vehicle other than an authorized vehicle shall enter upon the below roadway.
Name of Street
Limits/Location
Road "E"
Entire length as indicated on site plan
I. 
Signs. All signs shall conform to the current edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices pursuant to N.J.S.A 39:4-198 and N.J.S.A. 39:4-183.27. The developer shall erect all such traffic control devices in accordance with this section.
J. 
Penalties. Unless another penalty is expressly provided for by statute, every person convicted of a violation of this section, or any supplement thereto, shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $35 nor more than $350 or imprisonment for a period of not more than 15 days, or both.
K. 
Dedication. In the event of the dedication of any of the roads, streets, or parking lots encompassed by this section to the Township of Mansfield and the acceptance of such roads, streets, or parking lots by the Township, such roads, streets, and parking lots shall become subject to the provisions of Title 39 of the Revised New Jersey Statutes in the same way and manner as any other public street, including the penalty provisions of laws and ordinances applicable to public rights-of-way, notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection J, above.
L. 
Severability. Should any portion of this section be declared invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining portions shall remain valid and of full force and effect.
M. 
Effective date. This section shall become effective upon adoption, approval by the Commissioner of the Transportation, and publication in accordance with law.

§ 60-13.3 Statutory provisions applicable to County Route 545.

[Added 2-13-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-6]
A. 
Truck traffic: Truck traffic is prohibited along County Route 545 (Georgetown Road) within the Township of Mansfield as requested by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington in its December 11, 2007, correspondence to Linda Semus, Mansfield Township Clerk (attached hereto and made a part hereof.
B. 
Signs. All signs shall conform to the current edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices pursuant to N.J.S.A 39:4-198 and N.J.S.A. 39:4-183.27. The developer shall erect all such traffic control devices in accordance with this section.
C. 
Penalties. Unless another penalty is expressly provided for by statute, every person convicted of a violation of this section or any supplement thereto shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $35 nor more than $350 or imprisonment for a period of not more than 15 days, or both.
D. 
Dedication. In the event of the dedication of any of the roads, streets, or parking lots encompassed by this section to the Township of Mansfield and the acceptance of such roads, streets, or parking lots by the Township, such roads, streets, and parking lots shall become subject to the provisions of Title 39 of the Revised New Jersey Statutes in the same way and manner as any other public street, including the penalty provisions of laws and ordinances applicable to public rights-of-way, notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection C, above.

§ 60-14 Street and highway construction and maintenance operations.

[Added 10-25-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-28]
A. 
Preconstruction meetings. It shall be the responsibility of the person, firm or corporation wishing to conduct work on, above or below any roadway to contact the Chief of Police or his designee and the Township Engineer or his designee in order to arrange a preconstruction meeting and to submit plans at said meeting pertinent to working hours, flagmen and the safe movement of traffic during such periods of construction work. Any person, firm or corporation who fails to comply with this section prior to the start of work shall be deemed in violation of this section.
B. 
Emergency contact numbers. The person, firm or corporation conducting work covered by this section shall provide at the preconstruction meeting a minimum of two emergency telephone numbers at which contact may be made in case an emergency or other urgent reason for communicating arises before or during the course of construction. If, for any reason, emergency contacts cannot be reached or if the contact person fails to respond to a call from the police to correct a hazardous condition, the Township may respond to remove the hazard and in such event shall charge the reasonable cost thereof to the person, firm or corporation responsible for the project
C. 
Road closings and detours. Road closings and/or detours shall not be permitted unless approved in advance by the Chief of Police or his designee.
D. 
Flagmen. Flagmen shall be posted at all construction and maintenance sites when determined by the Chief of Police or designee that the same are necessary for the safe and expeditious movement of traffic. Flagmen shall be properly equipped and trained prior to directing traffic at the construction or maintenance site and the expense of posting flagmen shall be borne by the person, firm or corporation performing the work.
E. 
Stop-work order. The Chief of Police or his designee shall have authority to stop all work at the site and can order removal of equipment and vehicles, stored materials within the street right-of-way, backfilling of open excavation and any other related work to abate a nuisance or safety hazard or any violation of this section. Any expense resulting from a stop-work order shall be the sole obligation of the person, firm or corporation performing the work and in no way or form shall constitute a charge or lien against the township.
F. 
Violations and penalties. Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this section, upon conviction, shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $1,000 or imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed six months or shall be required to perform community service for not more than six months, or any combination of these penalties as the Municipal Judge may, in his or her discretion, deem appropriate and just. Each violation and each day said violation occurs shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense.

§ 60-15 No-passing zones.

[Added 10-25-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-27]
No passing zones are hereby established and maintained along the following roads:
Name of Street
Sketch Dated
Sketch Number
DOT Approval
Aaronson Road
[Added 6-13-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-17]
--
--
5-6-1991
Arlington Avenue in the Mapleton Development (from N.J. Rte. 68 to the center median for approximately 0.5 miles)
[Added 5-24-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-24]
--
--
6-19-2006
Chesterfield Road (entire length, in both directions)
[Added 10-10-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-8]
--
--
--
Georgetown - Chesterfield Road
8-15-1990
2995-A
4-16-1991
Georgetown - Sykesville Road
[Added 4-9-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-5]
2-19-1992
NPZ-3493
2-28-1992
Island Road (also known as "Skunk Island Road")
[Added 4-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-11]
3-28-1991
NPZ-3454
Mansfield - Hedding Road
[Added 8-22-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-20]
7-17-1991
UTSC-10B
9-20-1991
Mansfield Road East (between U.S. Rte. 206 and N.J. Rte. 68 for approximately 2.4 miles)
[Added 5-24-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-25]
--
--
6-22-2006
Mansfield Square - Georgetown Road
[Added 8-22-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-20]
7-10-1991
NPZ-3467
9-20-1991
Mill Lane
[Added 3-14-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-4]
11-7-1990
UTSC-11B
4-3-1991
Petticoat Bridge Road (also known as "Jacksonville -Columbus Road")
[Added 7-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-19]
7-5-1991
UTSC-92B
7-9-1991
White Pine Road
[Added 9-12-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-22]
8-7-1991
NPZ-3469
8-9-1991

§ 60-16 Closing of streets.

[Added 6-8-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-10; amended 9-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-27]
A. 
The Chief of Police or Public Safety Director or, in his absence, disability or inability to act, the Mayor and, in his absence, disability or inability to act, then the Clerk of the Township of Mansfield 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 finds that such closing is necessary for the preservation of the public safety, health or welfare.
B. 
Any regulations promulgated by the Mansfield Township Police and in accordance with Subsection 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 there under shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $100.

§ 60-17 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 60-17, Use of certain roads prohibited, added 6-8-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-11, was repealed 9-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-27.

§ 60-18 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 60-18, Midblock crosswalks, added 9-14-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-18, was repealed 9-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-27.

§ 60-19 Prohibition of engine-braking.

[Added 11-7-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-17; amended 10-23-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-27]
A. 
Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ENGINE-BRAKING
The use or operation of any mechanical exhaust device designed to aid in the braking, decompression or deceleration of any motor vehicle which results in the excessive, loud, unusual or explosive noise from such vehicle.
B. 
Prohibition. It shall be unlawful for the driver of any motor vehicle to use or operate or cause to be used or operated, at any time and on any road within the Township of Mansfield, any mechanical exhaust or decompression device which results in the practice known as "engine-braking."
C. 
Exceptions. The provisions of this section shall not apply to the application of unmuffled compression brakes where necessary for the protection of persons and/or property which cannot be avoided by application of an alternative braking system. Noise caused by the application of engine compression brakes, otherwise known as "engine-braking," which is effectively muffled or if the application is necessary for the health, safety and welfare of the community is exempt from the provisions of this section. Sounds created by emergency equipment for emergency purposes are also exempt.
D. 
Posting of signs. The Township is hereby authorized to post at reasonable locations within the Township signs indicating the prohibition of engine-braking.
E. 
Violations and penalties. Upon an initial conviction of any violation of this section, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $100 or by imprisonment for a period not to exceed 30 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; and upon a second conviction, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for a period not to exceed three months, or by both such fine and imprisonment; and upon the third or any subsequent conviction, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for a period not to exceed six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

§ 60-20 Parking prohibited on public roads, streets, right-of-ways or other improved road surfaces when snow exceeds three inches.

[Added 9-28-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-9]
A. 
No parking on any street when snow covered. Parking on any street, road, alley or other improved road surface used by motorized vehicles and maintained by the Township shall be prohibited when snowfall is in excess of three inches, as measured on the municipal parking lot and posted on the Township’s official website, or that sufficient ice or slippery conditions have developed so as to create driving and walking hazards. Vehicles found to be parked on said roadways shall be ticketed.
B. 
Violations and penalties. Unless otherwise in another section of this chapter or Title 39 of the New Jersey Statutes, any person who violates any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction therefor, be subject to a fine of $50 for the first offense; $100 for the second offense; and $250 for the third and any subsequent offense.
C. 
Approved off-street parking. Off-street parking shall be permitted during such weather events in the following parking areas: Mansfield Community Park, Country Walk recreation area parking lot, Georgetown Park in the Mapleton Development.
D. 
Approved lawn parking. Lawn parking will be permitted for 48 hours following the conclusion of the storm event creating a minimum of three inches of accumulated snowfall. All vehicles must be removed from any lawn area at the conclusion of the 48 hours' period or be subject to the same fines and penalties referred in this chapter.
E. 
Fire hydrant accessibility. Fire hydrants located on private property, or rights-of-way shall be kept clear of snow, ice and debris by the property owner. Hydrants located on public property shall be kept clear by the Township Fire Marshal, who shall be responsible for the enforcement of this provision.