Township of Readington, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Readington 7-16-2012 by Ord. No. 16-2012, as amended 9-3-2013 by Ord. No. 17-2013. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Department — See Ch. 43.
Municipal parking lots — See Ch. 166.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 168.
Interference with snow removal — See Ch. 194.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 204.
Taxicabs — See Ch. 215.
Towers and wreckers — See Ch. 217.
Trailers and trailer parks — See Ch. 219.
Inoperable vehicles — See Ch. 227.
225a Schedule A

§ 225-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to enact a comprehensive revision of the traffic regulations of the Township of Readington so as to organize and establish them under one heading to be known as "Chapter 225, Vehicles and Traffic."

§ 225-2 Definitions.

Whenever any words and phrases are used in this chapter, the meanings respectively ascribed to them in Subtitle 1 of Title 39 of the New Jersey Statutes Annotated shall be deemed to apply to such words and phrases used herein.

§ 225-3 Traffic regulations.

A. 
Traffic control signals.
(1) 
Traffic control signals shall be installed and operated at the intersection of those streets described in Schedule I, attached to and made a part of this chapter.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7A.
(2) 
The traffic signal installation shall be in accordance with the provisions of An Act Concerning Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulations, Subtitle 1 of Title 39 of the New Jersey Statutes Annotated, and shall conform to the design and shall be maintained in operation as authorized by the Department of Transportation of the State of New Jersey.
B. 
Speed limits.
(1) 
The speed limit for both directions of traffic along the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule II, attached to and made a part of this chapter, is hereby established at the rate of speed indicated.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7B.
(2) 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to effectuate the above-designated speed limits.
C. 
One-way streets. The streets or parts of streets described in Schedule III, attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as one-way streets in the direction indicated.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7C.
D. 
U-turns. No person shall make a U-turn on any of the streets or parts of streets described in Schedule IV, attached to and made a part of this chapter.[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7D.
E. 
Prohibited turns at intersections. No person shall make a turn of the kind designated (left, right, all) at any of the locations described in Schedule V, attached to and made a part of this chapter.[5]
[5]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7E.
F. 
Prohibited right turns on red signal. No person shall make a right turn when facing a steady red signal (stop indication) at any of the locations described in Schedule VI, attached to and made a part of this chapter.[6]
[6]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7F.
G. 
Through streets. The streets or parts of streets described in Schedule VII, attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as through streets. Stop signs shall be installed on the near right side of each street intersecting the through street except where yield signs are provided for in the designations.[7]
[7]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7G.
H. 
Stop intersections. The intersections described in Schedule VIII, attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as stop intersections. Stop signs shall be installed as provided therein.[8]
[8]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7H.
I. 
Yield intersections. The intersections described in Schedule IX, attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as yield intersections. Yield signs shall be installed as provided therein.[9]
[9]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7I.
J. 
Lane use reservations. The lane locations described in Schedule X, attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as lane use reservations, and traffic shall move only as indicated.[10]
[10]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7J.
K. 
Commercial motor vehicles over certain weights excluded.[11]
[Amended 12-29-2016 by Ord. No. 15-2016]
(1) 
Commercial motor vehicles having a total combined gross vehicle weight (plus load) in excess of the gross weights indicated are hereby excluded from the streets or parts of streets described in Schedule XI, attached to and made a part of this chapter, except for the pickup and delivery of materials on such streets or parts thereof.
(2) 
Such weight limit restrictions do not apply to state, county or local government licensed vehicles, omnibuses, school buses and/or van pools, farm vehicles, farm equipment or liveries.
[11]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7K.

§ 225-4 Parking, standing and stopping.

A. 
Regulations not exclusive. The provisions of this section imposing a time limit on parking shall not relieve any person of the duty to observe other and more restrictive provisions prohibiting or limiting the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles as set forth in N.J.S.A. 39:4-138, any other New Jersey statute, or as hereinafter provided.
B. 
Parking prohibited at all times. No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule XII, attached to and made a part of this chapter.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7L.
C. 
No stopping or standing. No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule XIII, attached to and made a part of this chapter.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7M.
D. 
Parking prohibited certain hours. No person shall park a vehicle between the hours specified in Schedule XIV, on any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets, or parts of streets, or within certain municipally owned parking lots described in said Schedule XIV, attached to and made a part of this chapter.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7N.
E. 
Time limit parking. No person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit shown in Schedule XV at any time between the hours listed in said Schedule XV, on any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said Schedule XV, attached to and made a part of this chapter.[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7O.
F. 
Angle parking. No person shall park a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule XVI, attached to and made a part of this chapter, except at the angle designated and only within the painted white stall lines.[5]
[5]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7P.
G. 
Loading zones. The locations described in Schedule XVII, attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as loading zones.[6]
[6]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7Q.
H. 
Bus stops. The locations described in Schedule XVIII, attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as bus stops.[7]
[7]
Editor's Note: See § 225-7R.
I. 
Truck parking.
(1) 
No person shall park any truck or other vehicle having a total combined gross weight of vehicle plus load in excess of six tons, or permit the same to be parked, upon any public street or highway in this Township, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on any day.
(2) 
This Subsection I shall not apply to a truck or other vehicle being used in the process of construction or reconstruction of a street or highway, which construction or reconstruction is being undertaken contemporaneously with the parking of such truck or other vehicle at the same place as, or at an adjacent place to, such parking.

§ 225-5 Emergency no parking.

A. 
Parking prohibited during state of emergency.
(1) 
Upon the declaration of an emergency, there shall be no parking upon streets or sections of streets where temporary EMERGENCY NO PARKING signs are displayed. The Chief of Police or, in his/her absence, the ranking police officer is authorized to declare an emergency and to direct the posting of EMERGENCY NO PARKING signs when weather conditions, accidents, road construction, fire or public celebrations dictate or require avoidance of hazards or other conditions which interfere with the free flow of traffic. Notification that EMERGENCY NO PARKING signs are being or will be posted shall be given to the operator or owner of any vehicle that has been parked prior to the posting of the signs.
(2) 
The effectiveness of this section is contingent upon the signs being erected as required by law.
B. 
Posting of signs.
(1) 
Upon the declaration of an emergency, there shall be no parking upon streets or parts of streets where temporary emergency no-parking signs are displayed. The Chief of Police or, in his/her absence, the ranking police officer is authorized to declare an emergency and to direct the posting of said emergency no-parking signs when weather conditions, accidents, fires or public celebrations dictate or require the avoidance of hazards or other conditions which interfere with the free flow of traffic.
(2) 
Notification that the emergency no-parking signs are being or will be posted shall be given to the operator or owner of any vehicle that has been parked prior to the posting of the signs.
C. 
Removal of vehicles. Any unoccupied vehicle parked or standing in violation of this section shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulation of traffic, and any peace officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle. The owner shall pay the reasonable costs of the removal and storage, which may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle.
D. 
Effectiveness of section. The effectiveness of this section is contingent upon signs being erected as required by law.
E. 
Enforceability. In order to enforce this § 225-5 during a declared state of emergency, proper signage must be in place as required by law.

§ 225-6 Traffic and parking regulations on private property.

A. 
Hunter's Crossing condominium development. The provisions of Subtitle 1, Title 39, of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey shall be made applicable to the semipublic roads, streets, driveways and parking lots at the Hunter's Crossing development located in the Township of Readington, County of Hunterdon, and the following regulations shall be enforceable:
(1) 
Parking. No person shall park a vehicle on any roadway in the Hunter's Crossing condominium development. For the purposes of this section, "roadway" means the following roads: Foxchase Drive, Foxchase Drive West and Fawn Drive.
(2) 
Handicapped parking.
(a) 
All stalls for handicapped parking shall be 12 feet wide and shall contain R7-8-type signs, which include a "Reserved Parking" sign and penalty plate, in the designated parking areas. Such parking shall be reserved for persons who have been issued handicapped parking permits by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
(b) 
In the Clubhouse parking lot, the first two stalls in the easterly end of the parking lot, south side, shall be designated as handicapped parking in accordance with Subsection A(2)(a) above.
(3) 
Through streets.
(a) 
The following streets or parts of streets are hereby designated as through streets: Foxchase Drive, from Route 202 to its terminus at Fawn Drive.
(b) 
Stop signs shall be installed on the near right side of each street intersecting the through streets as follows:
Stop Sign on
At Intersection of
Burdock Court
Fawn Drive
Drives located at the clubhouse
Foxchase Drive
Ferncrest Court
Fawn Drive
Foxchase Drive West
Foxchase Drive
Huckleberry Court
Foxchase Drive
Junco Court
Foxchase Drive
Kingbird Court
Fawn Drive
Mallard Court
Foxchase Drive
Milkweed Court
Fawn Drive
Mockingbird Court
Fawn Drive
Nuthatch Court
Fawn Drive
Phoebe Court
Fawn Drive
(4) 
Stop intersection.
(a) 
The following street or parts of the street are hereby designated as a stop intersection: Foxchase Drive West and Sparrow Court.
(b) 
Stop signs shall be installed on the near right side of each street as follows: on Sparrow Court, where it intersects Foxchase Drive, where it intersects Fawn Drive.
(5) 
Speed limits.
(a) 
The speed limit for both directions of travel on all roadways, as defined in Subsection A(1) of this section, in the development shall be 25 miles per hour for the entire length of each road.
(b) 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to effect the above-designated speed limits authorized by the Department of Transportation.
(6) 
Towing. Any vehicle parked or standing so as to obstruct or impede the normal flow of traffic or block entrances, exitways or pedestrian walkways, or which presents in any way a safety or traffic hazard, may be towed at the owner's or operator's expense.
(7) 
Installations. All signs, posts or other necessary materials shall be installed and paid for by Hunter's Crossing. Work shall be checked by the Police Department of the Township to ensure that the installations meet state and federal specifications, and all signage shall conform to the current Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
B. 
Whitehouse Village condominium development. The provisions of Subtitle 1, Title 39, of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey shall be made applicable to the semipublic roads, streets, driveways and parking lots at the Whitehouse Village condominium development located in the Township of Readington, County of Hunterdon, and the following regulations shall be enforceable:
(1) 
Parking. No person shall park a vehicle on any roadway in the Whitehouse Village condominium development. For the purposes of this section, "roadway" means the following road: Wildflower Way.
(2) 
Handicapped parking.
(a) 
All stalls for handicapped parking shall be 12 feet wide and shall contain R7-8-type signs, which include a "Reserved Parking" sign and penalty plate, in the designated parking areas. Such parking shall be reserved for persons who have been issued handicapped parking permits by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
(b) 
In the clubhouse parking lot, the east side, second stall and north end, shall be designated as handicapped parking in accordance with Subsection B(2)(a) above.
(3) 
Through streets and stop intersections. The following streets or parts of streets are hereby designated as stop intersections. Stop signs shall be installed on the near right side of each street from Juniper Drive to the most northerly drive to Juniper Drive and the most southerly drive.
(4) 
Speed limits.
(a) 
The speed limit for both directions of travel on all roadways in the development shall be 25 miles per hour for the entire length of each road. For the purpose of this section, "roadway" means Wildflower Way.
(b) 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to effect the above-designated speed limits authorized by the Department of Transportation.
(5) 
Towing. Any vehicle parked or standing so as to obstruct or impede the normal flow of traffic or block entrances, exitways or pedestrian walkways, or which presents in any way a safety or traffic hazard, may be towed at the owner's or operator's expense.
(6) 
Installations. All signs, posts or other necessary materials shall be installed and paid for by Whitehouse Village. Work shall be checked by the Police Department of the Township to ensure that the installations meet state and federal specifications, and all signage shall conform to the current Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
C. 
Wa-Wa Food Market. The provisions of Subtitle 1, Title 39, of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey shall be made applicable to the semipublic roads, streets, driveways and parking lots at the Wa-Wa Food Market (Route U.S. 202 and Summer Road) located in the Township of Readington, County of Hunterdon, and the following regulations shall be enforceable:
(1) 
References to roads. For the purposes of this section, Roads A, B, C and D refer to the roadways so marked on the attached as-built map, which is made a part hereof.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Said map is on file in the Township offices.
(2) 
General parking.
(a) 
All vehicles must park in designated areas and between the lines provided.
(b) 
No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described below:
Name of Street
Side
Hours
Location
Road A
East
All
Areas not having parking stalls
Road A
West
All
Entire length
Roads B, C and D
Both
All
Entire length
(c) 
Handicapped parking. All stalls shall be 12 feet wide as shown on the attached site plan and shall be signed with the R7-8 and R7-8P (reserved parking sign and penalty plate), in the designated parking areas for persons who have been issued handicapped parking permits by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
(3) 
Reserved parking. All vehicles that are granted specialty parking in this section, such as police vehicles, ambulances, teachers, etc., must be properly identified as shown on the attached site plan.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Said site plan is on file in the Township offices.
(4) 
Through streets and stop intersections.
(a) 
Through streets. The following streets or parts of streets are hereby designated as through streets. Stop signs shall be installed on the near right side of each street intersecting the through street, except where yield signs are provided for in the designation:
Name of Street
Limits
Road A
Entire length
(b) 
Stop intersections. The following described intersections are hereby designated as stop intersections. Stop signs shall be installed as provided therein.
Intersection
Stop Sign(s) on
Road A and Summer Road
Road A
Road B and Road C
Road C
(5) 
Speed limits.
(a) 
The speed limit for both directions of traffic in the parking lot(s) shall be 15 miles per hour.
(b) 
The speed limit for both directions of travel on the following roadways is as follows:
Name of Street
Speed Limit
(mph)
Limits
All roads
15
Entire length
(c) 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to effectuate the above designated speed limits authorized by the Department of Transportation.
(6) 
Tow-away zones. Any vehicle parked or standing so as to obstruct or impede a normal flow of traffic or block entrances or exitways, loading zones, oil fills or pedestrian walkways, or presents in any way a safety or traffic hazard, may be removed by towing the vehicle at the owner's expense.
(7) 
Loading zone(s). The locations described are hereby designated as loading zones. No person shall park a vehicle in said location during the times indicated other than for the loading and unloading of goods and materials:
Name of Street
Side
Times
Location
Road A
West
All
As indicated on site plan
(8) 
Running engines. No person shall stop or stand a vehicle on the property and permit the vehicle's engine to remain running.
(9) 
Cost of signs. All signs, posts or other necessary materials shall be installed and paid for by the property owner of the Wa-Wa Food Market (applicant). All signage shall conform to the current Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-198 and N.J.S.A. 39:4-183.27.
(10) 
Copies of as-built map. A copy of the as-built map shall be kept on file at all times in both the Township Clerk's office and in the office of the Chief of Police.
(11) 
No trucks or other vehicles of any kind in excess of 15,000 pounds' registered vehicle gross weight shall be permitted to enter the premises at any time, except delivery trucks which are in the process of making deliveries to the WaWa property.
D. 
Winfield Management development. The provisions of Subtitle 1, Title 39, of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey shall be made applicable to the semipublic roads, streets, driveways and parking lots within Block 8, Lot 3 (742 Route U.S. 22 and Haver Place), located in the Township of Readington, County of Hunterdon, and the following regulations shall be enforceable:
(1) 
References to roads. For the purposes of this section, Roads A, B, and C refer to the roadways so marked on the attached as-built map, which is made a part hereof.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: Said map is on file in the Township offices.
(2) 
General parking
(a) 
All vehicles must park in designated areas and between the lines provided.
(b) 
No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described below:
Name of Street
Side
Times
Location
Roads A, B and C
Both
All
Entire length
(c) 
Handicapped parking. All stalls shall be 12 feet wide as shown on the attached site plan and shall be signed with the R7-8 and R7-8P (reserved parking sign and penalty plate), in the designated parking areas for persons who have been issued handicapped parking permits by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
(3) 
Reserved parking. All vehicles that are granted specialty parking in this section, such as police vehicles, ambulances, teachers, etc., must be properly identified as shown on the attached site plan.[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: Said site plan is on file in the Township offices.
(4) 
Tow-away zones. Any vehicle parked or standing so as to obstruct or impede a normal flow of traffic or block entrances or exitways, loading zones, oil fills or pedestrian walkways, or which presents in any way a safety or traffic hazard, may be removed by towing the vehicle at the owner's expense.
(5) 
Loading zone(s). The locations described are hereby designated as loading zones. No person shall park a vehicle in said location during the times indicated other than for the loading and unloading of goods and materials:
Name of Street
Side
Times
Location
Road A
South
All
As indicated on site plan
(6) 
Running engines. No person shall stop or stand a vehicle on the property and permit the vehicle's engine to remain running.
(7) 
Disabled and certain other vehicles. Parking of disabled vehicles, recreational vehicles, trailers or boats on the property is strictly prohibited.
(8) 
Cost of signs. All signs, posts or other necessary materials shall be installed and paid for by the property owner (applicant). All signage shall conform to the current Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-198 and N.J.S.A. 39:4-183.27.
(9) 
Copies of as-built map. A copy of the as-built map shall be kept on file at all times in both the Township Clerk's office and in the office of the Chief of Police.
E. 
Retail development (Hartman Project, Block 36, Lot 48). The provisions of Subtitle 1, Title 39, of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey shall be made applicable to the semipublic roads, streets, driveways and parking lots within Block 36, Lot 48 (Route U.S. 22 and Coddington Road), located in the Township of Readington, County of Hunterdon, and the following regulations shall be enforceable:
(1) 
References to roads. For the purposes of this section, Roads A, B, C and D refer to the roadways so marked on the attached as-built map, which is made a part hereof.[5]
[5]
Editor's Note: Said map is on file in the Township offices.
(2) 
General parking.
(a) 
All vehicles must park in designated areas and between the lines provided.
(b) 
No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described below:
Name of Street
Side
Hours
Location
Roads A,B and C
---
All
Areas not having parking stalls
Road D
Both
All
Entire length
(c) 
Handicapped parking. All stalls shall be 12 feet wide, as shown on the attached site plan, and shall be signed with the R7-8 and R7-8P (reserved parking sign and penalty plate), in the designated parking areas for persons who have been issued handicapped parking permits by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
(3) 
Reserved parking. All vehicles that are granted specialty parking in this section, such as police vehicles, ambulances, teachers, etc., must be properly identified as shown on the attached site plan.[6]
[6]
Editor's Note: Said site plan is on file in the Township offices.
(4) 
Tow-away zones. Any vehicle parked or standing so as to obstruct or impede a normal flow of traffic or block entrances or exitways, loading zones, oil fills or pedestrian walkways, or which present in any way a safety or traffic hazard, may be removed by towing the vehicle at the owner's expense.
(5) 
Loading zone(s). The locations described are hereby designated as loading zones. No person shall park a vehicle in said location during the times indicated other than for the loading and unloading of goods and materials:
Name of Street
Side
Times
Location
Road C
East
All
As indicated on site plan
(6) 
Running engines. No person shall stop or stand a vehicle on the property and permit the vehicle's engine to remain running.
(7) 
Disabled and certain other vehicles. Parking of disabled vehicles, recreational vehicles, trailers or boats on the property is strictly prohibited.
(8) 
Cost of signs. All signs, posts or other necessary materials shall be installed and aid for by the property owner (applicant). All signage shall conform to the current Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-198 and N.J.S.A. 39:4-183.27.
(9) 
Copies of as-built map. A copy of the as-built map shall be kept on file at all times in both the Township Clerk's office and in the office of the Chief of Police.

§ 225-7 Schedules.

A. 
Schedule I: Traffic Control Signals. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-3A, traffic control signals shall be installed at the following described intersections:
Intersection
(Reserved)
B. 
Schedule II: Speed Limits. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-B, speed limits are hereby established upon the following described streets or parts thereof:
Name of Street
Direction of Travel
Speed Limit
(mph)
Scope
Description of Location
Bob White Road
Both
25
Entire length
From the eastern edge of its intersection with Higginsville Road to its intersection with the Readington Township / Branchburg Township line
Brookview Road
Both
35
Entire length
From its intersection with the Readington Township / Branchburg Township line, to the eastern edge of its intersection with Hillcrest Road
Buck Head Drive
Both
25
Entire length
From its intersection with the Readington Township / Clinton Township line south to the northern edge of its intersection with Paterson Road
Cedar Road
Both
30
Entire length
From the eastern edge of its intersection with Mill Road north to its intersection with the Readington Township / Tewksbury Township line
Centerville Road
Both
30
Entire length
From the southern edge of its intersection with Brookview Road to its intersection with the Readington Township / Branchburg Township line
Central Avenue
Both
25
Entire length
From the intersection of County Rt. 523 to Far Knoll Lane
Chamberlain Road
Both
30
Entire length
From County Rt. 629 (Pleasant Run Road) to its intersection with Edgewood Road
County Line Road
Both
25
Entire length
From Mitchell Road to a point 400 feet north of County Structure R-42 (a total distance 1,000 feet north of Mitchell Road)
Cozy Lane
Both
25
Entire length
From the intersection of Summer Road to its terminus
Craig Road
Both
30
Entire length
From the northern edge of its intersection with County Rt. 629 (Pleasant Run Road) to its intersection with the Readington Township/ Branchburg Township line
Dreahook Road
Both
35
Portion
From Stanton Mountain Road to a point 2,800 feet west of Round Valley Road
Dreahook Road
Both
30
Portion
From a point 2,800 feet west of Round Valley Road to County Rt. 523 (Whitehouse Road)
Hall's Mill Road
Both
30
Entire length
From Potterstown Road to its intersection with County Rt. 523 (Oldwick Road)
Higginsville Road
Both
35
Portion
From the southern edge of its intersection with Summer Road to the northern edge of its intersection with the Conrail Railroad right-of-way
Higginsville Road
Both
25
Potion
From the intersection of the Readington Township / Hillsborough Township line to the northern edge of the Conrail Railroad right-of-way
Kline Boulevard
Both
25
Entire length
From County Rt. 523 (Main Street) to its intersection with School Road
Lamington Road
Both
30
Entire length
From the northern edge of its intersection with Old Highway Rt. 28 to its intersection with the Readington Township / Bedminster Township line
Lilac Drive
Both
25
Entire length
From its intersection with the Clinton Township / Readington Township line to the northern edge of its intersection with Stanton Station Road
Mill Road
Both
30
Entire length
From the northern edge of its intersection with Old Highway Rt. 28 to its intersection with the Readington Township / Tewksbury Township line
Mountain Road
Both
30
Entire length
From County Rt. 523 (Main St) to its intersection with State Rt. 22
Old York Road
Both
35
Portion
From the southern edge of its intersection with County Route 629 (Pleasant Run Road) south for a distance of 9,700 feet
Old York Road
Both
25
Portion
From the northern edge of its intersection with County Route 613 (Main Street Three Bridges) north for a distance of 3,500 feet
Old York Road
Both
25
Portion
From the northern edge of its intersection with County Route 629 (Pleasant Run Road) to its intersection with the Readington Township / Branchburg Township line
Potterstown Road
Northbound Only
30
Entire length
From the northern edge of its intersection with the access road of State Highway Rt. 22 westbound, to the Readington Township / Tewksbury Township line
Pulaski Road
Both
35
Portion
From County Rt. 523 (Main Street) to the Readington Township / Branchburg Township line
Railroad Avenue - Whitehouse Station
Both
25
Portion
From the western edge of its intersection with County Rt. 523 (Flemington Whitehouse Road) west for a distance of 4,900 feet to the County Bridge structure R-37
Railroad Avenue - Whitehouse Station
Both
35
Portion
From its intersection with the Readington Township / Clinton Township line to the western edge of its intersection with Mountain Road
Railroad Avenue - Whitehouse Station
Both
35
Portion
From the eastern edge of its intersection with Mountain Road, east for a distance of 2,300 feet to the County Bridge structure R-37
Railroad Lane
Both
35
Portion
From School Road to its terminus
Ridge Road
Both
35
Entire length
From State Rt. 22 to its intersection with Pulaski Road
Rockafellow Mill Road
Both
35
Entire length
From the southern edge of its intersection with Barley Sheaf Road to the intersection of the Raritan Township / Readington Township line
Rockaway Road
Both
25
Entire length
From its westerly intersection with the Tewksbury Township / Readington Township line to the easterly intersection with the Readington Township / Tewksbury Township line
Round Valley Road
Both
25
Entire length
From the northern edge of its intersection with Dreahook Road to its intersection with the Readington Township/ Clinton Township line
School Road
Both
35
Portion
From Pulaski Road to its intersection with Railroad Lane
School Road
Both
30
Portion
From Railroad Lane to its intersection with State Rt. 22 (eastbound lane) except 25 miles per hour shall be observed in school zone
School Road
Both
25
Portion
From State Rt. 22 (westbound lane) to its intersection with Old Rt. 28
Springtown Road
Both
25
Entire length
From Dreahook Road to its intersection with County Rt. 523 (Flemington Whitehouse Road) and County Rt. 629 (Stanton Road)
Stanton Mountain Road
Both
30
Entire length
From the northern edge of its intersection with County Rt. 629 (Stanton Road) to its intersection with the Readington Township / Clinton Township line
Stanton Station Road
Both
25
Entire length
From the western edge of its intersection with State Highway Rt. 31 to its intersection with the Readington Township / Raritan Township line
Summer Road
Both
35
Portion
From the intersection of the Branchburg Township/ Readington Township line to the eastern edge of its intersection with Old York Road
Summer Road
Both
35
Portion
From the western edge of its intersection with Old York Road to the eastern edge of its intersection with State Highway Rt. 202
Summer Road
Both
35
Portion
From the western edge of its intersection of State Highway Rt. 202 to the eastern edge of its intersection with Lazy Brook Road
West Woodschurch Road
Both
30
Entire length
From State Rt. 31 to its intersection with County Rt. 629 (Foothill Road)
Wren Lane
Both
25
Entire length
From the eastern edge of its intersection with Robin Way to its intersection with the Readington Township / Branchburg Township line
C. 
Schedule III: One-Way Streets. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-3C, the following described streets or parts of streets are hereby designated as one-way streets, in the direction indicated:
Name of Street
Direction of Travel
Limits
Old Highway Rt. 28
West
From Route 22 West exit to Route 22 West entrance
Springtown Road
North
From County Rt. 629 and 523 to Clearview Road
D. 
Schedule IV: U-Turn Prohibitions. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-3D, no person shall make a U-turn at any of the following locations:
Name of Street
Location
(Reserved)
E. 
Schedule V: Prohibited Turns at Intersections. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-3E, no person shall make a turn of the kind designated below at any of the following locations:
Name of Street
Direction of Travel
Prohibited Turn
Hours
At Intersection of
Reserved
F. 
Schedule VI: Prohibited Right Turns on Red Signal. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-3F, no person shall make a right turn when facing a steady red signal (stop indication) at any of the following locations:
Name of Street
Direction of Travel
Prohibited Right Turn on Red Signal Onto
(Reserved)
G. 
Schedule VII: Through Streets. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-3G, the following described streets or parts thereof are hereby designed as through streets. Stop signs shall be installed on the near right side of each street intersection the through street, except where yield signs are provided for in the designation.
Name of Street
Location
Pulaski Road
From County Rt. 523 to County line Road. A yield sign shall be installed on Lightfield Road
School Road
From Pulaski Road to State Rt. 22
H. 
Schedule VIII: Stop Intersections. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-3H, the following described intersections are hereby designated as stop intersections, and stop signs shall be installed as follows:
Stop Sign on
Direction of Travel
At Intersection of
Brookview Road
West
Hillcrest Road
Centerville Road
North
Brookview Road
Higginsville Road
North
Summer Road
Holland Brook Road
North
Cole Road
Lazy Brook Road
North
Locust Road
Lazy Brook Road
South
River Avenue
Lilac Road
South
Stanton Station Road
Locust Road
West
Barley Sheaf Road
Oakland Drive
Both
Oakland Drive East
Oakland Drive East
West
Oakland Drive West
Pinebank Road
East
Hillcrest Road
South Street
North
CR 613
Summer Road
West
Lazy Brook Road
West Woodschurch Road
East
Woodschurch Road
Wildflower Way
East
Juniper Drive
Woodland Way
East
Oakland Drive West
I. 
Schedule IX: Yield Intersections. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-3I, the following described intersections are hereby designated as yield intersections, and yield signs shall be installed as follows:
Yield Sign on
Direction of Travel
At Intersection of
Cole Road
South
Holland Brook Road
Lightfield Road
North
Pulaski Road
J. 
Schedule X: Lane Use Reservations. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-3J, all vehicles shall move as described below:
Intersection/Location
Lane Reserved
Purpose
(Reserved)
K. 
Schedule XI: Commercial Motor Vehicles Over Certain Weights Excluded. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-3K, commercial motor vehicles in excess of the total combined gross vehicle weight (GVW) plus load indicated are hereby excluded from the following streets or parts of streets, except for the pickup and delivery of materials on such streets. Such weight limit restrictions do not apply to state, county or local government licensed vehicles, omnibuses, school buses and/or van pools, farm vehicles, farm equipment or liveries.
[Amended 12-29-2016 by Ord. No. 15-2016]
Name of Street
Gross Vehicle Weight Limit
(tons)
Location
County line Road
4
From the southerly Readington Township / Branchburg Township boundary line (vicinity of Mitchell Road) northerly a distance of approximately 2,350 feet to the northerly Readington Township / Branchburg Township Boundary line (approximately 840 feet south of Industrial Parkway)
Mullen Road
4
Entire length, 4 between the hours of 8:15 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
Old Highway Rt. 28
4
Entire length
School Road
4
Entire length
Springtown Road
4
From County Rt. 629 and Rt. 523 to Clearview Road
L. 
Schedule XII: Parking Prohibited at All Times. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-4B, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets unless otherwise noted:
Name of Street
Side
Limits
Anderson Road
North
In the area of the underground water tank as delineated by no-parking signs
Coddington Road
Both
Entire length from Pulaski Road to Rt. 22 intersection
County Line Road
West
From Route 22 to a point 3,360 feet south
County Line Road
Both
Starting at a point 3,850 feet south of Route 22 and ending at the Branchburg Township line 6,150 feet from Route 22
County Rt. 523 (Main Street)
East
From the intersection of Bank Street to a point 130 feet south and from the intersection of Bank Street to a point 45 feet north
County Rt. 523 (Main Street)
West
From the intersection of High Street south to the intersection of Mountain Road
County Rt. 523 (Main Street)
West
From Railroad Ave to State Rt. 22
Fire Lane
West
From its beginning at Old Highway 28 to its end at Route 22
Groendyke Road
East
In the area of the underground water tank as delineated by no-parking signs
Haver Place
Both
From State Rt. 22 to a point 295 feet north
Kosciuszko Road
North
In the area of the underground water tank as delineated by no-parking signs
Lightfield Road
Both
Along the portions described in Schedule A[1]
Magriet Road
North
In the area of the underground water tank as delineated by no-parking signs
Pierce Farm Road
West
In the area of the underground water tank as delineated by no-parking signs
Ridge Road
Both
Entire length from Pulaski Road to Rt. 22 intersection
Round Valley Road
Both
Entire length
Somerset Street
North
From County Rt. 523 (Main Street) to its dead end (not posted)
Springtown Road
Both
From County Rt. 629 and Rt. 523 to Clearview Road (not posted)
Summer Road
Both
From Hixson Road and running southerly and easterly approximately 2,200 feet to the westerly line of Readington Township Summer Road (Block 75, Lot 18)
Whitehouse Avenue
North
From County Rt. 523 to a point about 200 feet east thereof
Whitehouse Avenue
South
From County Rt. 523 to a point about 500 feet east thereof
Witherspoon Street
East
In the area of the underground water tank as delineated by no-parking signs
Wyckoff Road
South
In the area of the underground water tank as delineated by no-parking signs
[1]
Editor's Note: Schedule A is included as an attachment to this chapter.
M. 
Schedule XIII: No Stopping or Standing. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-4C, no person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the following described streets or parts thereof:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Lake Drive
Both
Entire length
Lightfield Road
Both
Portion described in Schedule A[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Schedule A is included as an attachment to this chapter.
N. 
Schedule XIV: Parking Prohibited Certain Hours. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-4D, no person shall park a vehicle between the hours listed upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets or the following municipally owned parking places:
(1) 
Streets.
Name of Street
Side
Hours/Days
Location
Mullen Road
Both
8:15 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Entire length; No person shall park a truck, tractor, trailer, semi-trailer or omnibus having a registered gross weight in excess of 4 tons
School Road
Both
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
From Park Lane and the Northerly Boundary of the Railroad Crossing
Whitehouse Ave
Both
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
From School Road to Juniper Drive
(2) 
Municipal parking lots.
Municipal Parking Lot Property Location
Hours/Days
Name of Municipal Facility
Street Location
Block 13, Lot 54
2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
East Whitehouse Park
Old Highway Rt. 28
Block 22, Lot 63
2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Behind former Cakebox
Railroad Avenue
Block 25, Lot 20
2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Pickell Park
Mountain Avenue
Block 30, Lot 3
2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Bank Street Parking Lot
Intersection of Bank Street and Rt. 523
Block 55, Lot 23.03
2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Hillcrest Park
Hillcrest Road
Block 75, Lot 18
2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Summer Road Park
Intersection of Summer Road and Rt. 202
O. 
Schedule XV: Time Limit Parking. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-4E, no person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit shown upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street
Side
Time Limit; Hours/Days
Location
Somerset Street
South
2 hrs.; 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m./All
From a point 35 feet east of County Rt. 523 to a point 200 feet east thereof
P. 
Schedule XVI: Angle Parking. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-4F, no person shall park a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts thereof described below, except at the angle designated:
Name of Street
Side
Angle
(degrees)
Location
(Reserved)
Q. 
Schedule XVII: Loading Zones. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-4G, the following described locations are here by designated as loading zones:
Name of Street
Side
Location
(Reserved)
R. 
Schedule XVIII: Bus Stops. In accordance with the provisions of § 225-4H, the following described locations are hereby designated as bus stops:
Name of Street
Side
Location
(Reserved)

§ 225-8 Violations and penalties.

Unless another penalty is expressly provided by New Jersey statute, any person who violates the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $250 (plus court costs, if contested) and/or a period of community service not exceeding 15 days, or both. Each day a violation continues after the time required for the abatement thereof shall constitute a separate offense.

§ 225-9 Severability.

If any section, paragraph, subsection, clause or provision of this chapter shall be adjudged by the courts to be invalid, such adjudication shall apply only to the section, paragraph, subsection, clause or provision so adjudged and the remainder of this chapter shall be deemed valid and effective.

§ 225-10 Repealer.

All former traffic ordinances of the Township of Readington and all ordinances or sections or portions of ordinances or the Readington Township Code which are in conflict with or inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter are hereby repealed, except that this repeal shall not affect or prevent the prosecution or punishment of any person for any act done or committed in violation of any ordinance hereby repealed prior to the taking effect of this chapter.

§ 225-11 When effective.

This chapter shall become effective immediately upon publication according to law.