Borough of Paulsboro, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Paulsboro 6-7-1978 by Ord. No. 620. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parental responsibility — See Ch. 45.
Skatemobiles and coasters — See Ch. 69, Art. V.
Parking lots — See Ch. 76.

§ 42A-1 Operation of certain vehicles on Borough land restricted.

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any type of motorcycle or motorized bicycle, including but not limited to minibikes, trail bikes, motor scooters, four-wheeled motor vehicles commonly known as "go-carts," and motorized bicycles commonly known as "mopeds," upon any Borough-owned land, or Borough-managed land, or Board of Education land in the Borough of Paulsboro, except in properly designated and marked parking areas.
A. 
The applicable areas shall include but are not limited to the Borough athletic complex at Mantua Avenue and Second Street; the Borough park at the Delaware River; and certain real property upon which the Paulsboro public school structures are situate.
B. 
Operation of said motorcycles and motorized bicycles shall be limited to parking areas upon Borough-owned, Borough-managed and Board of Education real property. Said parking areas shall be marked and designated by conspicuously displayed signs located in at least two places upon each parcel of said property.
C. 
Specifically restricted for use regardless of signs and posting are the fenced-in playing fields, including baseball or football fields, at the Borough athletic complex at Mantua Avenue and Second Street, which property is defined as one parcel owned in part by the Borough of Paulsboro and owned in part by the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, and Borough-managed.

§ 42A-2 Careless or reckless operation.

It shall be unlawful to operate any motorcycle or motorized bicycle, in such a careless, reckless or negligent manner upon the real property defined in this ordinance so as to endanger the safety of any person or the property of any person.

§ 42A-3 Exceptions.

It shall not be unlawful for any employee, agent or officer of the Borough or Board of Education to operate a motor vehicle, motocycle, motor-driven vehicle or motorized bicycle, upon said real property for the purpose of maintaining, repairing or doing any public work within the scope of his employment or agency.

§ 42A-4 Violations by adults.

Any person over the age of 18 years who has violated any provision of this ordinance and has been convicted of a violation by a court of competent jurisdiction, shall be sentenced to a fine of not less than $15 nor more than $150 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 days, or both.

§ 42A-5 Violations by minors.

Any person under the age of 18 years who has violated any provision of this ordinance, and who has been convicted of a violation of this ordinance by a court of competent jurisdiction, shall be sentenced to make full restitution for any and all damage and injury to all property damaged and injured. Said minor person shall be subject further to whatever sentence the said court deems equitable and just.

§ 42A-6 Severability.

Should any section or portion of this ordinance be held to be illegal or unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, said section or portion thereof shall be severed, and the remaining portions of this ordinance shall remain in full force and effect.

§ 42A-7 When effective.

This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage and publication and approval by the State of New Jersey Department of Transportation as provided by law.