City of Clifton, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Clifton 10-15-1991 by Ord. No. 5544-91; amended in its entirety 5-5-1992 by Ord. No. 5581-92.[1] Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration — See Ch. 5.
Constables — See Ch. 19.
Municipal Court — See Ch. 27.
Fire Department — See Ch. 37.
Personnel policies — See Ch. 73.
Police Department — See Ch. 77.
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Editor's Note: Former Ch. 95, Residency Requirements, adopted 11-17-1981 by Ord. No. 4672-81, as amended, was repealed 8-20-1991 by Ord. No. 5532-91.

§ 95-1 Employment eligibility.

[Amended 3-3-1998 by Ord. No. 5949-98; 5-18-1999 by Ord. No. 6048-99; 12-19-2000 by Ord. No. 6162-00]
A. 
All applicants for employment with the City of Clifton shall be required to be residents of either Essex County or Passaic County at the time of application and appointment.
B. 
Notwithstanding Subsection A hereof, in the event a qualified applicant is not available for those positions requiring certification or licensing by the State of New Jersey, the City of Clifton may seek applicants from Bergen, Morris and Hudson Counties.

§ 95-2 Requirement for continued employment.

From and after the date this chapter is adopted, all officers and employees of the City of Clifton shall be required, as a condition of continued employment, to reside within a fifteen-mile radius of Clifton City Hall.

§ 95-3 Effect on future officers and employees.

All officers and employees hired after the adoption of this chapter shall, as a condition of employment, be required to move within such fifteen-mile radius within one year from their date of appointment.

§ 95-4 Exceptions.

This chapter shall not apply to:
A. 
Those officers and employees who are excluded, excepted or exempted by law.
B. 
Those officers and employees currently in the employment of the City of Clifton who, at the time of the adoption of this chapter, reside beyond a fifteen-mile radius of Clifton City Hall.
C. 
For Clifton Library employees, the residency requirements shall be in accordance with the appropriate New Jersey statutes.

§ 95-5 Certified copy of chapter to be transmitted to Department of Personnel.

Upon adoption, a certified copy of this chapter shall be transmitted by the City Clerk to the Department of Personnel.