Township of Toms River, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Township Council of the Township of Toms River 12-9-2008 by Ord. No. 4168-08.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles on beaches — See Ch. 175, Art. V.
Noise — See Ch. 368.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 388.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 450.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 477.
Inoperative vehicles — See Ch. 481.
Storage and sale of motor vehicles on vacant land — See Ch. 485.
Snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles — See Ch. 488.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance repealed former Ch. 492, Vehicles, Unlicensed Motor-Driven, adopted 8-27-1985 by Ord. No. 2352-85, as amended.

§ 492-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to control and regulate unlicensed motor vehicles within the Township of Toms River in order to preserve the public peace and order and protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public of the Township of Toms River.

§ 492-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter. the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
MOTOR-DRIVEN VEHICLE
Includes but is not limited to minibikes, motor scooters, go-carts, swamp buggies, mopeds and any other motor-driven vehicle not capable of being registered under Title 39, Motor Vehicles, of the New Jersey Revised Statutes, as amended, except such vehicles as are in such title expressly exempted from registration.

§ 492-3 Operation and use restrictions.

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or permit and suffer to be operated a motor-driven vehicle, as defined herein, within the Township of Toms River, under the following circumstances:
A. 
On private property of another, including beaches, without the express, prior written consent of the owner and the occupant of said property.
B. 
On any public grounds or property, including beaches.
C. 
In such a manner as to create loud, unnecessary or unusual noise so as to disturb or interfere with the peace and quiet of other persons.
D. 
In a careless, reckless or negligent manner so as to endanger or be likely to endanger the safety or property of any person.

§ 492-4 Violations and penalties.

A. 
Any person under the age of 18 years who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed to be a juvenile delinquent and shall be proceeded against as such.
B. 
Any person who violates any one or more of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than $500 for each separate offense and/or confinement in the Ocean County Jail for a period of not more than 90 days. In the case of a continuing violation or violations, a fine of not more than $500 may be assessed for each day that said violation or violations are not corrected. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.