Township of Boonton, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Boonton 4-4-1967 by Ord. No. 169. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Land use — See Ch. 102.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 112.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 127.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 143.

§ 140-1 Definitions.

The following definitions shall apply in the interpretation and enforcement of this chapter.
PERSON
Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
PROPERTY
Any real property, whether public or privately owned, within the Township which is not a street or highway.
STREET or HIGHWAY
The entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained where any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel.
UNREGISTERED VEHICLE
Any motor vehicle required to be registered by the State of New Jersey and which is not so registered. For the purpose of this chapter, an ownership certificate or bill of sale shall not be considered registration.
VEHICLE
A machine propelled by power other than human power, designed to travel along the ground by use of wheels, treads, runners or slides and transfer persons or property or pull machinery, and shall include, without limitation, automobiles, tracks, trailers, motorcycles, tractors, buggies and wagons.

§ 140-2 Prohibited acts.

A. 
No person shall abandon any vehicle within the Township, and no person shall leave any vehicle at any place within the Township for such time and under such circumstances as to cause such vehicle reasonably to appear to have been abandoned.
B. 
No person shall leave any unregistered, partially dismantled, nonoperating, wrecked or junked vehicle on any street or highway within the Township of Boonton.

§ 140-3 Time limit for storage; exceptions.

No person in charge or control of any property within the Township, whether as owner, tenant, occupant lessee or otherwise, shall allow any unregistered, partially dismantled, nonoperating, wrecked, junked or discarded vehicle to remain on such property longer than seven days, and no person shall leave any such vehicle on any property within the Township for a longer time than seven days, except that this chapter shall not apply with regard to a vehicle in an enclosed building, a vehicle on the premises of a business enterprise operated in a lawful place and manner, when necessary to the operation of such business enterprise, or a vehicle in an appropriate storage place or depository maintained in a lawful place or manner.

§ 140-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 5-8-1989 by Ord. No. 405; 4-9-2007 by Ord. No. 739]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject, upon conviction, to the penalties provided in § 1-15 of this Code.