Township of Moorestown, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Moorestown 1-22-1973 by Ord. No. 725. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Penalties for Code violations — See Ch. 66.
Parks and recreational facilities — See Ch. 125.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 155.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 168.
Inoperable vehicles — See Ch. 169.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
MOTOR-DRIVEN VEHICLE
Every motor-driven vehicle not capable of being registered under Title 39, Motor Vehicles and Traffic, of the New Jersey Statutes, as amended and supplemented, except vehicles expressly exempted from registration by said Title 39, and shall include but not be limited to motorbikes, minibikes, trailbikes, motor scooters, go-carts, swamp buggies and snowmobiles.
No person shall operate or shall permit or suffer to be operated a motor-driven vehicle within the Township of Moorestown under the following circumstances:
A. 
On the private property of another without the prior express written consent of the owner, lessee and lawful occupant of said property, which written consent shall be kept upon the person of the operator of said motor-driven vehicle and available for immediate inspection during all periods of said operation.
B. 
Upon any public grounds or property.
C. 
In such manner as to create loud, unnecessary or unusual noise disturbing or interfering with the peace and quiet of other persons.
D. 
Between the hours of 7:00 p.m. (or sunset, if sunset occurs before 7:00 p.m.) and 9:00 a.m., prevailing time.
E. 
In a careless, reckless, negligent or wanton manner endangering or likely to endanger the safety or property of any person, including the operator.
Where any person under 18 years of age, residing with parent or parents, guardian or guardians or other person or persons having custody of said person, operates a motor-driven vehicle in violation of the terms of this chapter, it shall be presumed that said person operated said motor-driven vehicle with the permission and by the sufferance of said parent or parents, guardian or guardians or other person or persons having custody, as the case may be, but said presumption may be rebutted by a clear and convincing showing of evidence to the contrary.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former § 108-4, Violations and penalties, as amended, which section immediately followed this section, was repealed 3-20-2006 by Ord. No. 5-2006. See now Ch. 66, Penalties for Code Violations.