Borough of Cresskill, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Cresskill as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-1-1981 by Ord. No. 80-23-780 as Ch. 113, Art. I, of the 1981 Code]

§ 189-1 Parking between curb and building.

No vehicle shall be parked, left unattended or stored, except temporarily for the purposes of making a delivery, service call or the like, on any property in the Borough between the curbline of any public street and any building or structure on the premises which fronts or faces the street.

§ 189-2 Interference with Fire Department equipment.

No vehicle shall be parked on private property in any manner which prevents or seriously hampers the Fire Department[1] from quickly and expeditiously bringing water hose lines from the nearest hydrant to any building or structure on the premises.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 30, Fire Department.

§ 189-3 Impoundment of violating vehicles.

In addition to the penalty provided by § 1-15, the Police Department[1] may take away and store in a safe place any vehicle which is parked, left unattended or stored in violation of this article. All costs of towing and storage shall be paid by the violator.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 53, Police Department.
[Adopted 7-5-1983 by Ord. No. 83-14-854]

§ 189-4 Purpose.

The purpose of this article is to establish certain areas that are private property that open to the public or in which the public is invited that shall prohibit parking in areas designated as "handicapped parking spaces for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards by the Division of Motor Vehicles. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces."

§ 189-5 Statutory authorization.

This article is enacted in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.46, which does confer upon the Borough of Cresskill the right to establish handicapped parking spaces in order to preserve and safeguard the public health, safety, morals and welfare.

§ 189-6 Areas designated; minimum width.

A. 
The following areas shall be designated as "handicapped parking spaces for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards by the division of motor vehicles. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces," and shall be so marked by signs indicating the handicapped parking spaces, in conformance with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways:
(1) 
The first two spaces in front of or adjacent to the northern Food Market entrance of King's Shopping Center.
(2) 
The first southwest parking space of the parking lot of the Borough Hall.
B. 
Each parking space shall be a minimum of 12 feet wide.

§ 189-7 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 10-15-1991 by Ord. No. 91-12-1056]
For violation of any provision of this article, the penalty shall be in accordance with the Violations Bureau Schedule of the Municipal Court of Cresskill.