Borough of North Arlington, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of North Arlington 11-13-2000 by Ord. No. 1784. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Alcohol use by minors on private property — See Ch. 83, Art. VI

Curfew — See Ch. 134.

Zero drug tolerance policy — See Ch. 139.

§ 143-1
Designation of alcohol-free zone. 

§ 143-2
Adoption of map. 

§ 143-3
Map and list to constitute official findings. 

§ 143-4
Changes in locations or boundaries. 

§ 143-5
Original map and list to be on file; copies. 

§ 143-6
Map and list as evidence. 

In accordance with and pursuant to the authority of P.L. 1999, c. 185, an Alcohol-Free Zone is hereby established:

A. 

On or within 1,000 feet, of any school property used for school purposes which is owned by or leased to any elementary or secondary school or school board.

B. 

At a school crossing where juveniles are present.

The Drunk-Driving-Free School Zones Map produced on or about June 1, 2000, by Neglia Engineering, the Borough Engineer, is hereby approved and adopted as an official finding and record of the location and areas within the municipality of property which is used for school purposes and which is owned by or leased to any elementary or secondary school on school land and of the areas on or within 1,000 feet of such school property.

The Drunk-Driving-Free School Zones Map approved and adopted pursuant to § 143-6 of this chapter shall continue to constitute an official finding and record as to the location and boundaries of areas on or within 1,000 feet of property owned by or leased to any elementary or secondary school or school board which is used for school purposes until such time, if any, that this chapter shall be amended to reflect any additions or deletions with respect to the location and boundaries of school property and Drunk-Driving-Free School Zones. The list of school crossings designated above by the Mayor and Council shall continue to constitute an official finding and record of the location of school crossing zones within the Borough of North Arlington until such time, if any, that this chapter shall be amended to reflect any additions or deletions with respect to school crossing zones in the Borough of North Arlington.

The school board, or the Chief Administrative Officer in the case of any private or parochial school, is hereby directed and shall have the continuing obligation to promptly notify the office of the Borough Engineer and the Borough Attorney of any changes or contemplated changes in the location and boundaries of any property owned by or leased to any elementary or secondary school or school board and which is used for school purposes or of any additions or deletions to school crossings.

The Borough Clerk is hereby directed to receive and to keep on file the original of the map approved and adopted pursuant to § 143-6 of this chapter and the list of school crossings and to provide at a reasonable cost a true copy thereof to any person, agency or court which may from time to time request such a copy, along with a certification that such copy is a true copy of the map approved and adopted herein and kept on file. It is hereby further directed that a true copy of such map and list and of this chapter shall be provided without cost to the Bergen County Clerk and to the office of the Bergen County Prosecutor.

The following additional matters are hereby determined, declared, recited and stated:

A. 

It is understood that the map and list approved and adopted pursuant to this chapter were prepared and are intended to be used as evidence in prosecutions arising under the criminal and traffic laws of this state and that, pursuant to state law, such map and list shall constitute prima facie evidence of the following:

(1) 

The location of elementary and secondary schools within the municipality

(2) 

The boundaries of the real property which is owned by or leased to such schools or a school board

(3) 

That such school property is and continues to be used for school purposes

(4) 

The location and boundaries of areas which are on or within 1,000 feet of such school property

(5) 

The location of all school crossings in the Borough of North Arlington.