City of Clifton, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Clifton 9-21-1999 by Ord. No. 6095-99. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Contractors — See Ch. 199.

§ 271-1 Prohibited hours of operation.

A. 
The operation of or permitting the operation of any tools, equipment or vehicles used in construction, drilling, earthmoving, excavating, alteration repairs, paving, demolition work or any other construction work of any nature whatsoever in any residential zone or any tract of land adjacent to any residential zone shall be and is hereby prohibited before the hour of 8:00 a.m. and after the hour of 7:00 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, except in the event of an emergency.
B. 
The operation of or permitting the operation of any tools, equipment or vehicles used in construction, drilling, earthmoving, excavating, alteration repairs, paving, demolition work or any other construction work of any nature whatsoever in any residential zone or any tract of land adjacent to any residential zone shall be and is hereby prohibited before the hour of 9:00 a.m. and after the hour of 7:00 p.m. on Sundays and with the further provision that said work may only be performed personally by the homeowner, except in the event of an emergency.
C. 
Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection A above, the City Manager and City Engineer, jointly, shall have the discretion to grant permission and/or approval to commence the operations described in said Subsection A on weekdays and Saturdays at a time earlier than set forth therein. However, in no event shall such permission be granted for any operation to begin earlier than 7:00 a.m. on weekdays and Saturdays.
[Added 6-20-2000 by Ord. No. 6142-00]
D. 
Any decision of the City Manager and City Engineer may be appealed to the Municipal Council by any interested party.
[Added 6-20-2000 by Ord. No. 6142-00]

§ 271-2 Hours of deliveries to sites restricted.

The delivery of any construction equipment, materials or vehicles of any nature whatsoever to any construction site as described in § 271-1 above shall be prohibited before the hour of 8:00 a.m. and after the hour of 7:00 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays and from 7:00 p.m. on Saturday to 8:00 a.m. on Monday and on holidays, except in the event of an emergency.

§ 271-3 Violations and penalties.

Any person who violates any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both.