Borough of Oceanport, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Oceanport as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-2-2015 by Ord. No. 944]

§ 269-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this article is to establish requirements for transportation services for nursing homes.

§ 269-2 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
NURSING HOME
Any private hospital, institution, care center, convalescent home, old-age home, nursing home, and any other establishment or institution for the care, treatment, lodging or nursing of persons mentally ill, mentally deficient or mentally or developmentally delayed or disabled, acutely or chronically ill, or who are crippled, convalescent, infirm or in any way afflicted, or who reside therein for any purpose whatsoever. The definition of "nursing home" as set forth in Chapter 390 shall also be incorporated herein.

§ 269-3 Ambulance or equivalent-type service required.

All nursing homes within the Borough of Oceanport, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey shall be and are hereby required to own, lease, rent, possess, or have immediately available an ambulance or van-type vehicle suitable to be used as an ambulance for the conveyance of nonambulatory as well as emergency patients as the need so arises.

§ 269-4 Proof of availability to be filed.

All nursing homes shall file proof of the availability of such emergency vehicles with the Borough Clerk of the Borough of Oceanport within 60 days from the final passage of this article and on or before January 1 of each and every year thereafter.

§ 269-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person or organization that shall violate any provision of this article shall be subject to a penalty as set forth in Chapter 1, § 1-15, General penalty.