Township of Florence, NJ
Burlington County
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The storage and parking of vehicles on private property is hereby made subject to the following provisions:
A. 
Recreational vehicles, trailered boats, and nontrailered boats may only be parked in side or rear yard setback areas in any zone in the Township of Florence. Exception: For the purpose of this chapter, no more than one recreational vehicle or boat may be parked in the driveway in the front setback of a property. Driveways located in the front setback and so used for this purpose must be overlaid with an approved surface preparation as described herein.[1] Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit additional recreational vehicles and boats from being parked or stored indoors of a permanent structure on a given property or in side or rear yard areas. This requirement shall not prohibit the parking of additional recreational vehicles and boats on areas that are not in the front-yard setback and not overlaid with an approved surface preparation.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Art. II.
B. 
It shall be unlawful to park, or permit to be parked, any vehicle, trailers of any type, trailer devices, campers, motorized or vehicle-drawn recreation vehicles with or without sleeping quarters, vehicles in tow, boat or boat trailers, or non-passenger-type vehicles on lawn or unimproved areas within the front setback of any property in any zone of the Township of Florence for more than two consecutive hours in any one-week period.
C. 
Commercial motor vehicles with a gross vehicle registered weight (GVRW) of four tons or more shall not be parked out of doors on private property within any residential zone or in the (NC) Neighborhood Commercial Zone for more than two consecutive hours, with the following exceptions:
(1) 
Commercial motor vehicles used in conjunction with a then-occurring service function or delivery are exempt from this section while actually being used for the service function or delivery.
(2) 
The provisions contained in this section herein shall not apply to those properties that are actively used as farms.
The storage and parking of vehicles on streets is hereby made subject to the following provisions:
A. 
Only legally registered passenger automobiles, motorcycles and commercial motor vehicles with a gross vehicle registered weight (GVRW) of four tons or less shall be parked on any public street or municipal parking facility within the Township of Florence. Exception: Non-passenger vehicles used in conjunction with a then-occurring service function or delivery are exempt from this section while actually being used for the service function or delivery.
B. 
No trailers of any type, trailer devices, campers, motorized or vehicle-drawn recreation vehicles with or without sleeping quarters, vehicles in tow, boat or boat trailers, vehicles that cannot move under their own power and which can be operated legally on the highways of the State of New Jersey, or non-passenger-type vehicles, may be parked on any street located in any zone for more than two hours in any one-week period except where actively engaged in loading or unloading operations.
C. 
No vehicles, trailers of any type, trailer devices, campers, motorized or vehicle-drawn recreation vehicles with or without sleeping quarters, vehicles in tow, boat or boat trailers or vehicles that cannot move under their own power shall be parked in or upon any, alley, sidewalk, public easement or right-of-way. Exception: Boat trailers attached to a pulling vehicle may park on Front Street in front of Block 59 Lot 1, Block 60 Lots 1, 2 and 6, Block 47 Lots 2.01,5,2.02,3 and 4 and a portion of Block 59 Lot 2.01 as posted by appropriate signage and as indicated on the attached site map and consistent with Chapter 134 of the Township Code, entitled "Vehicles and Traffic".
The following standards are hereby established for parking of vehicles in parks and at municipal facilities:
A. 
No person shall operate or drive any vehicle of any type on any area of a public park except those that are improved with concrete, bituminous asphalt, stone or other durable and nondecaying material in such a way as to promote and are specified as to permit vehicular operations. Exceptions: The Township Council may, from time to time, allow some open space areas to be utilized for special events parking. Such designation shall have definite beginning and ending times established and shall be so posted.
The following standards are hereby established for parking of vehicles at motor vehicle service stations and service-oriented facilities:
A. 
Service stations with and without fuel-dispensing facilities may park vehicles awaiting repair on the premises in rear yard and side yard areas only and only in accordance with an approved site plan.
B. 
Vehicles parked awaiting repair may remain on site for no more than 30 days at a time, provided that each such vehicle is parked in an approved and marked parking space. Parking spaces shall conform to the Florence Township Land Use Code.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 91, Land Development.
C. 
Vehicles having been repaired and deemed complete shall not be stored on site for more than five days after completion, and further provided that each such vehicle is parked in an approved and marked parking space. Parking spaces shall conform to the Florence Township Land Use Code.
D. 
No dismantled parts shall be placed outside within the front yard or side yard setbacks unless they are so placed in an area where the collection of waste and/or recyclables usually occurs for the purpose of waste collection or recycling on the day of placement.
E. 
No junked motor vehicle or part thereof no new or used cars offered for sale, no unregistered motor vehicle or not more than ten motor vehicles incapable of normal operation on the highway shall be permitted outside of an enclosed service station, except that not more than six motor vehicles may be located outside a building for a period not to exceed 30 days for each vehicle, provided that the owners are awaiting the repair of the motor vehicle.
F. 
The exterior display and parking of equipment or vehicles for rent or sale in any zone of the Township of Florence shall be permitted only when the use is approved by the Code of the Township of Florence or when such use has been conditioned by approval of either the Planning or Zoning Board of the Township of Florence.
G. 
Vehicles awaiting repair or pickup shall not be parked on public streets.
H. 
Vehicles towed for storage until claimed by the owner, destroyed or offered for sale shall not be parked on public streets.