Borough of Oceanport, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Oceanport 7-18-2013 by Ord. No. 915. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police services — See Ch. 78, Art. II.
Littering — See Ch. 261.
Fees for road closures — See Ch. 204, § 204-11.

§ 326-1 Road closure or traffic control; permit required.

Any event requesting or requiring the closure of any road or requiring traffic control within the Borough for any amount of time shall be required to apply for a permit.
A. 
Events shall include, but not be limited to: sporting events, concerts, sales, and/or any other type that would cause traffic to be increased or altered.
B. 
It shall be the determination of the Oceanport Police Department Traffic Safety Bureau, hereafter referred to as Traffic Safety, whether the closure of a road, traffic controls or traffic officers are required.
C. 
The number of roads closed or requiring traffic control shall be determined by Traffic Safety.
D. 
The method and number of traffic control devices and/or officers shall be determined by Traffic Safety.

§ 326-2 Request for permit.

The permit shall be requested through the Clerk's office a minimum of 30 days prior to the event.

§ 326-3 Review of permit; traffic control recommendation.

A. 
Permits will be reviewed by Traffic Safety.
B. 
Once reviewed by Traffic Safety, a recommendation will be made for approval or rejection.
(1) 
If approved, the permit will be forwarded to the Oceanport Mayor and Council for approval with recommendations for needed traffic control.
(2) 
If rejected by Traffic Safety, it shall be returned to the Clerk's Office with the reason for rejection and any recommendations of changes for approval.
(3) 
Traffic Safety shall also determine if traffic control will be required and to what extent.
C. 
Traffic control recommendations shall include, but not be limited to:
(1) 
Cones, barricades, etc.
(2) 
Detour, road closed, traffic signs.
(3) 
Traffic control officers.
D. 
All traffic control requirements are to be supplied by or paid for by the applicant.

§ 326-4 Approval or rejection; required changes; fees.

A. 
The Mayor and Council will review the permit request and shall either approve, reject or require changes.
(1) 
If approved, the Clerk's Office shall issue the permit, subject to the fee schedule below.[1]
[1]
See Ch. 204, Fees, § 204-11, Events requiring road closure or traffic control.
(2) 
A copy of the permit will be provided to the Police Department.
(3) 
If rejected, the Clerk's Office shall notify the applicant as to the reason.
(4) 
If changes are required, the Clerk's Office shall notify the applicant of the changes required for approval. If the changes are met by the applicant, the Clerk shall have the authority to approve and issue the permit.
B. 
At any time should any Borough official become aware that changes are made to the event plan without approval, the permit may be withdrawn.

§ 326-4.1 Charge for services by first aid and Fire Department.

[Added 6-18-2015 by Ord. No. 952]
A. 
The Borough of Oceanport is hereby authorized to charge the sponsors of nonmunicipal special events for services by the Borough's volunteer first aid and/or volunteer Fire Department as may be required.
B. 
The rate to be charged to the sponsors shall be as so promulgated in the Borough Fee Ordinance.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See § 204-13.1, Special events requiring first aid and/or Fire Department presence.
C. 
The Borough of Oceanport is hereby authorized to require the sponsors of the nonmunicipal special events to sign the attached agreement,[2] or a document substantially similar thereto.
[2]
Editor's Note: Said agreement is on file in the Borough offices.
D. 
The within section shall take effect upon adoption and final passage, according to law.

§ 326-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person or organization that shall violate any provision of this chapter by not applying for and receiving a special event permit if so required shall be subject to a penalty as set forth in Chapter 1, § 1-15, General penalty.