Borough of Old Tappan, NJ
Bergen County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Old Tappan 5-26-1975 as Ch. VII of the 1975 Code, as amended through Ord. No. 684-99. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Towing — See Ch. 227.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 239.
Off-road vehicles — See Ch. 245.
Overnight parking of commercial vehicles — See § 255-42.
As used in this chapter, words and phrases concerning traffic shall have the meanings ascribed to them in N.J.S.A. 39:1-1.
A. 
Regulations not exclusive. The provisions of this chapter imposing a time limit on parking shall not relieve any person of the duty to observe other 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 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 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, fires, public celebrations, etc., dictate or require the 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 which has been parked prior to the posting of the signs.
(2) 
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 police officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle. The owner shall pay the reasonable costs of removal and storage which may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle.
(3) 
The effectiveness of this section is contingent upon signs being erected as required by law.
C. 
Parking prohibited at all times on certain streets. No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in Schedule I attached to and made a part of this chapter.
D. 
Parking prohibited during certain hours during certain months. No person shall park a vehicle between the hours of 2:00 am. and 6:00 a.m., from November 15 to April 1 on any street or road in the Borough.
E. 
Parking during certain hours on certain days prohibited. No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts of streets between those hours specified in Schedule II attached to and made a part of this chapter.
F. 
One-hour parking during certain hours on certain days. No person shall park a vehicle for longer than one hour upon any of the streets or parts of streets between those hours specified in Schedule IIA attached to and made a part of this chapter.
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 787-02[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also redesignated former § 242-2F through J as § 242-2G through K, respectively.
G. 
Parking prohibited on certain property. No person, other than emergency personnel, including but not limited to Fire Department and first aid corps members, shall park a vehicle on property situated in easterly direction from the Old Tappan Fire House, along Russell Avenue, or on the first aid corps building property, known as Lot 2 in Block 1605, and Lot 3 in Block 1604, respectively, as shown on the current Tax Assessment Map of the Borough.
H. 
Restricted parking spaces.
(1) 
Signs; location. Pursuant to the provision of N.J.S.A. 39:4-197.5, restricted parking spaces for use by handicapped persons (as defined in N.J.S.A. 39:4-205) are hereby established, as described in Schedule VIII attached to and made a part of this chapter. Handicapped parking signs shall be installed adjacent to or on the surface of such parking spaces at the expense of the owner of the premises. If the premises have barrier-free entrances or other such facilities for the handicapped, such restricted parking spaces shall be located as near as possible to such barrier-free entrances of facilities. Otherwise, such restricted parking spaces shall be as near as possible to any public entrance to the premises.
(2) 
Restricted use. No person, other than a person who has been issued a handicapped person identification card by the Division of Motor Vehicles pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-205, and who is using a motor vehicle on which is displayed a placard or license plate bearing the national wheelchair symbol issued by the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-206, shall park in restricted parking spaces designated for handicapped persons.
(3) 
Unauthorized parking; penalty. Any person parking a motor vehicle in a restricted parking space as set forth in Schedule VIII, without having a placard or license plate bearing the national wheelchair symbol issued pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-206, shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $100.
[Amended 12-15-2003 by Ord. No. 838-03]
(4) 
Failure to maintain; penalty. Any owner, tenant or occupant of premises as set forth in Schedule VIII, who shall fail to install and maintain handicapped parking signs pursuant to Subsection H herein shall be subject to a penalty of not more than $250. Each day that the owner, tenant or occupant fails to satisfy the requirements of this subsection shall constitute a separate violation.
I. 
Parking prohibited in fire lanes. No person shall at any time park a motor vehicle or in any other manner obstruct any driveway or area that has been designated as a fire lane or zone pursuant to Chapter 131, Fire Prevention, § 131-6 of the Code of the Borough of Old Tappan.
J. 
Reserved parking spaces. No person other than the Mayor, the six members of Council, the Borough Clerk and the Tax Collector shall, at any time, park a motor vehicle or in any manner obstruct any parking space that has been designated as reserved for these municipal officials in the Borough Hall parking lot off Russell Avenue.
K. 
Parking permitted in yard areas under certain conditions.
[Added 7-24-2000 by Ord. No. 718-00]
(1) 
Other than with respect to planned residential developments, the parking of motor vehicles shall be permitted in residential zones or on property lawfully used for residential purposes only under the following conditions:
(a) 
Parking shall only be permitted in an enclosed garage or on any driveway or in a front yard area or side yard area as specified herein.
(b) 
Parking shall not be permitted in any rear yard area except in an enclosed garage or on any driveway.
(c) 
Parking in any front yard area or side yard area shall only be permitted, provided that:
[1] 
Said parking space or spaces within a permitted yard area are situated a minimum of 10 feet from any side lot line, and 10 feet from any front lot line, which front lot line shall be measured at the curb of the street on which the property fronts; and
[2] 
The surface for such parking space or spaces is constructed of impervious materials; and
[3] 
The percentage of impervious materials comprising any front yard area utilized for parking shall not exceed 25% of the total front yard area.
(d) 
Nothing contained herein is intended to preclude parking on driveways.
(2) 
The parking of motor vehicles shall be permitted in the B-1 Local Business District, the B-2 Office District, on property lawfully used for business, office or commercial purposes, or in a planned residential development only under the following conditions:
(a) 
Parking shall only be permitted in an enclosed garage, on any driveway, in a rear yard area, or in a front yard area or side yard area as specified herein.
(b) 
Parking in any front yard area or side yard area shall only be permitted, provided that:
[1] 
Said parking space or spaces within a permitted yard area are situated a minimum of 10 feet from any side lot line, and 10 feet from any front lot line, which front lot line shall be measured at the curb of the street on which the property fronts; and
[2] 
The surface for such parking space or spaces is constructed of impervious materials; and
[3] 
The size and location of such parking space or spaces have been approved by the Planning Board or Board of Adjustment, as the case may be, in connection with its review of a site plan application for said property.
(3) 
Notwithstanding anything contained herein, parking in a yard area other than as specifically limited herein shall be permitted, provided that a site plan design waiver has been granted by the Planning Board as the case may be.
[Amended 2-19-2002 by Ord. No. 773-02]
L. 
Parking restricted at Oakes Park. No person, other than persons utilizing park facilities, shall park a vehicle in the parking lot at Oakes Park, located on Central Avenue, and shown as Block 1101, Lots 17 and 18, on the current Tax Assessment Map of the Borough.
[Added 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 910-06]
A. 
Through streets. Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-140, the streets or parts of streets described in Schedule III, 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.
B. 
Stop intersections. Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-140, the intersections described in Schedule IV, attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as stop intersections. STOP signs shall be installed as provided therein.
C. 
Yield intersections. Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-140, the intersections described in Schedule V, attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as yield intersections. YIELD signs shall be installed as provided therein.
D. 
Left turns prohibited. No person shall make a left turn at any of the locations described in Schedule VI, attached to and made a part of this chapter.
E. 
Speed limits. The streets or parts of streets described in Schedule VII, attached to and made a part of this chapter, shall have speed limits as set forth therein. Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained as required by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
F. 
Lane use restrictions. The streets or parts of streets described in Schedule IX, attached to and made a part of this chapter, shall have lane use restrictions as set forth herein.
G. 
Stopping or standing prohibited. No person shall stop or stand a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in Schedule X, attached hereto and by reference made a part hereof.
H. 
No turn on red. No person shall make a right turn upon a "Stop" or "Caution" signal at any of the locations described in Schedule XI, attached hereto and by reference made a part hereof.
I. 
Stopping or standing prohibited. No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets between those hours specified in Schedule XII, attached to and made a part of this chapter.
[Added 9-20-2004 by Ord. No. 860-04]
A. 
Applicability of state traffic regulations. The provisions of Subtitle 1, Title 39 of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey be and hereby are made applicable to the semipublic or private roads, streets, driveways, sidewalks, parking lots or other roadways open to or used by the public, tenants and employees for purposes of vehicular travel located on or within the Bi-State Plaza Shopping Center.
B. 
Parking. No operator of a vehicle in or upon the Bi-State Plaza Shopping Center shall stand or park such vehicle in other than a designated parking area and between painted lines as indicated on the site plan attached hereto and made a part hereof.
A. 
Applicability of state traffic regulations. The provisions of Subtitle 1, Title 39 of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey be and hereby are made applicable to the semipublic or private roads, streets, driveways, sidewalks, parking lots or other roadways open to or used by the public for purposes of vehicular travel located within the Lake View at Old Tappan development, shown as Lot 1 in Block 3000 on the Tax Map of the Borough of Old Tappan.
B. 
General parking.
(1) 
All vehicles must park in designated areas and between the lines provided.
(2) 
No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon the entire length of Road "A," Road "B," Road "C," Road "D," or Lakeview Drive at any time. Road "A," Road "B," Road "C," and Road "D" and Lakeview Drive are as shown on the site plan for the Lakeview at Old Tappan development which is incorporated by reference herein and is available at the Borough Clerk's office in the Borough Hall.
(3) 
Handicapped parking. All stalls shall be signed with R7-8P (reserved parking sign and penalty plate) in the designated parking areas for persons who have been issued the handicapped parking permits by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
C. 
Stop intersections. The following described intersection is hereby designated as stop intersections. Stop signs shall be installed as provided herein:
Intersection
Stop Sign(s) On
Lakeview Drive and Road "A"
Road "A"
D. 
One-way streets. The following described streets or parts of streets are hereby designated as one-way streets in the direction indicated:
Name of Street
Direction
Limits
Road "A"
East
Entire length
Road "B"
South
Entire length
Road "C"
North
Entire length
Road "D"
South
Entire length
E. 
Speed limits.
(1) 
The speed limit for both directions of travel on the entire length of all roads is 25 miles per hour.
(2) 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to effect the above designated speed limits authorized by the Department of Transportation.
F. 
Tow away. Any vehicle parked or standing as to obstruct or impede a normal flow of traffic, block entrances or exitways, loading zones, oil fills, any grassy area, pedestrian walkway, or present in any way a safety or traffic hazard may be removed by towing the vehicle at the owner's or operator's expense.
G. 
Authorized vehicles only. No other vehicle than an authorized vehicle shall enter the fire access roadway.
A. 
Provisions of Title 39 applicable. The provisions of Subtitle 1 of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes of the State of New Jersey are applicable to the semipublic roads, streets, driveways and parking lots at the development known as The Village at Old Tappan.
B. 
General parking.
(1) 
All vehicles must park in designated areas and between the lines provided.
(2) 
Handicapped parking. All stalls shall be 12 feet wide as shown on the attached site plan[1] and 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 the handicapped parking permits by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
[1]
Editor's Note: The site plan referred to herein may be found on file in the office of the Borough Clerk.
C. 
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
Spring Hollow Road
Entire length
Woods Edge Road
Entire length
D. 
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
Orangeburgh Road North and Spring Hollow Road
Spring Hollow Road
Orangeburgh Road North and Woods Edge Road
Woods Edge Road
Pheasant Run and Quail Run
Quail Run
Pheasant Run and Spring Hollow Road
[Added 11-19-2001 by Ord. No. 768-01]
Pheasant Run and Spring Hollow Road
Spring Hollow Road and Woods Edge Road
[Added 11-19-2001 by Ord. No. 768-01]
Woods Edge Road
Woods Edge Road and Pheasant Run
[Added 11-19-2001 by Ord. No. 768-01]
Pheasant Run
Woods Edge Road and Quail Run
Quail Run
[Added 11-19-2001 by Ord. No. 768-01]
E. 
Speed limits.
(1) 
The speed limit for both directions of travel on the entire length of all roads is 25 miles per hour.
(2) 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to effect the above designated speed limits authorized by the Department of Transportation.
F. 
Tow-away zones. Any vehicle parked or standing as to obstruct or impede a normal flow of traffic, block entrances or exitways, loading zones, oil fills, any grassy area, pedestrian walkway, or present in any way a safety or traffic hazard may be removed by towing the vehicle at the owner's expense.
G. 
Turn prohibitions. No person shall make a turn at any location listed and only in the manner described:
Intersection
Turn Prohibition
Movement Prohibited
Orangeburgh Road North and Woods Edge Road
Left
From eastbound on Woods Edge Road to northbound on Orangeburgh Road North
H. 
Installation of signs, posts or other materials. All signs, posts, or other necessary materials shall be installed and paid for by The Village at Old Tappan Condominium Association or its successor in interest. All signing 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.
[Added 5-22-2000 by Ord. No. 721-00]
A. 
Provisions of Title 39 applicable. The provisions of Subtitle 1 of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes of the State of New Jersey are applicable to the semipublic roads, streets, driveways and parking lots at the development known as Foxwood Estates at Old Tappan.
B. 
General parking.
(1) 
All vehicles must park in designated areas and between the lines provided.
(2) 
No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described below:
Name of Street
Sides
Hours
Length
Knickerbocker Lane
Both
8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. on school days
Entire length
Roads "A" and "B"
Both
All
Entire length
(3) 
Handicapped parking. All stalls shall be 12 feet wide as shown on the attached site plan and 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 the handicapped parking permits by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
C. 
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
D. 
Speed limits.
(1) 
The speed limit for both directions of travel on the entire length of all roads is 15 miles per hour.
(2) 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to effect the above designated speed limits authorized by the Department of Transportation.
E. 
Tow-away zones. Any vehicle parked or standing as to obstruct or impede a normal flow of traffic, block entrances or exitways, loading zones, oil fills, any grassy area, pedestrian walkway, or present in any way a safety or traffic hazard may be removed by towing the vehicle at the owner's expense.
[Added 12-19-2005 by Ord. No. 899-05]
A. 
Provisions of Title 39 applicable. The provisions of Subtitle One of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes of the State of New Jersey are applicable to the semipublic roads, streets, driveways and parking lots at the development known as Winding Creek at Old Tappan.
B. 
General parking.
(1) 
All vehicles must park in designated areas and between the lines provided.
(2) 
No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described below, except in areas covered by other parking restrictions:
Name of Street
Side
Hours
Length
All roads and aisles
Both
All
Entire length
(3) 
Handicapped parking. All stalls shall be 12 feet wide as shown on the site plan and 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 the handicapped parking permits by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
C. 
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
Winding Creek Way
Entire length
D. 
Stop intersections. The following described intersections are hereby designated stop intersections. Stop signs shall be installed as provided therein.
Intersection
Stop signs on
Winding Creek Way and Central Avenue (both intersects)
Winding Creek Way
E. 
Speed limits.
(1) 
The speed limit for both directions of travel on the entire length of all roads is 15 miles per hour.
(2) 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to effect the above-designated speed limits authorized by the Department of Transportation.
F. 
Tow-away zones. Any vehicle parked or standing as to obstruct or impede a normal flow of traffic, block entrances or exitways, loading zones, oil fills, any grassy area, pedestrian walkway, or present in any way a safety or traffic hazard may be removed by towing the vehicle at the owner's or operator's expense.
G. 
All signs, posts or other necessary materials shall be installed and paid for by Winding Creek at Old Tappan Condominium Association or its successor in interest. All signing 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.
A. 
Installation and maintenance. The property owner, tenant or occupant of property shall be responsible for the installation and maintenance of any and all traffic control devices on his or her property at his or her own expense, including but not limited to signs and pavement markings.
B. 
Recommendations of Chief of Police. The Chief of Police may recommend to the Mayor and Council that a property owner, tenant or occupant install any traffic control device which is deemed necessary or in furtherance of the safe and efficient flow of traffic in accordance with this chapter and Title 39 of the New Jersey statutes.
C. 
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. All traffic control devices installed or maintained in accordance with this section shall conform to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
[Added 10-23-2000 by Ord. No. 728-00]
A. 
Designation of school crossings. In accordance with P.L. 1999, Ch. 185 (N.J.S.A. 2C:11-5 et seq.), the following is a list of school crossings which have been so designated by the Borough:
(1) 
Central Avenue and Haring Drive;
(2) 
Central Avenue and Northern Valley Regional High School;
(3) 
Old Tappan Road and Charles DeWolf School;
(4) 
Old Tappan Road and Washington Avenue;
(5) 
Washington Avenue and Herrick Drive;
(6) 
Charles Place and School Street;
(7) 
DeBerg Drive (behind T. Baldwin Demarest School);
(8) 
T. Baldwin Demarest School parking lot;
(9) 
Northern Valley Regional High School parking lot; and
(10) 
Charles DeWolf School parking lot.
B. 
Adoption of map. The Drunk-Driving-Free School Zones Map dated September 25, 2000, as prepared by Thomas W. Skrable, P.E., the Borough Engineer, is hereby approved and adopted as an official finding and record of the location and areas within the Borough 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.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The map is on file in the office of the Borough Clerk.
C. 
Map and list to constitute official findings. The Drunk-Driving-Free School Zones Map approved and adopted pursuant to Subsection B of this section 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 section 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 Borough continue to constitute an official finding and record of the location of school crossing zones within the Borough until such time, if any, that this section shall be amended to reflect any additions or deletions with respect to school crossing zones in the Borough.
D. 
Changes in locations or boundaries. 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.
E. 
Original map and list to be on file; copies. The Borough Clerk is hereby directed to receive and to keep on file the original of the map approved and adopted pursuant to Subsection B of this section 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 section shall be provided without cost to the Bergen County Clerk and to the office of the Bergen County Prosecutor.
F. 
Map and list as evidence. It is understood that the map and list approved and adopted pursuant to this section was prepared and is 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 Borough.
(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.
A. 
General penalty. Unless another penalty is expressly provided herein or by statute, any person convicted of a violation of this chapter shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $100 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15, days or both. Each day that the person is in violation of this chapter shall constitute a separate violation.
[Amended 9-7-2004 by Ord. No. 859-04]
B. 
Penalty for failure to maintain. Any person convicted of a violation of § 242-8 of this chapter shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $250 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both. Each day the person is in violation of said section shall constitute a separate violation.
In accordance with the provisions of § 242-2C, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street
Sides
Location
Chestnut Avenue
North
West of intersection with Orangeburgh Road for a distance of 775 feet
Forest Avenue
[Added 9-24-2001 by Ord. No. 764-01]
North
From the west curb of Westwood Avenue west for a distance of 120 feet
Forest Avenue
[Added 9-24-2001 by Ord. No. 764-01]
South
From the west curb of Westwood Avenue west for a distance of 150 feet
Irving Street
North
From Russell Avenue to Leonard Drive
Irving Street
[Amended 5-5-2003
by Ord. No. 823-03]
South
From the intersection of DeBerg Drive east for a distance of 440 feet
Irving Street
South
From the east curb of Russell Avenue west for a distance of 235 feet
Knickerbocker Lane
Both
From the south curb of Central Avenue south for a distance of 135 feet
Maple Street
[Added 7-28-2010 by Ord. No. 1015-10]
East
Maple Street from Chestnut Avenue North to its terminus
Russell Avenue
East
From the south curb of Demarest Lane south for a distance of 75 feet
Russell Avenue
East
From the north curb of Irving Street north for a distance of 50 feet
Russell Avenue
East
From the intersection of Old Tappan Road south for a distance of 110 feet
Russell Avenue
West
From the north curb of Irving Street north for a distance of 770 feet
Russell Avenue
West
From the intersection of Old Tappan Road south for a distance of 80 feet
Westwood Avenue
East
From a point 334.52 feet north from the Old Tappan - River Vale boundary line, north for a distance of 850 feet
Westwood Avenue
[Added 11-19-2001 by Ord. No. 768-01]
West
From the north curb of Forest Avenue north for a distance of 75 feet
Westwood Avenue
[Added 11-19-2001 by Ord. No. 768-01]
West
From the south curb of Forest Avenue south for a distance of 75 feet
In accordance with § 242-2E, no person shall park a vehicle between the hours specified upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street
Sides
Hours
Location
Charles Place
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 786-02; repealed 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-2002]
Charles Place
[Added 8-18-2014 by Ord. No. 1071-14]
East
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; school days
From Kay Street to Irving Street
Charles Place
[Amended 4-6-2009 by Ord. No. 984-09]
East
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; school days
From the north curb of Kay Street to Old Tappan Road
Charlotte Place
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 786-02; repealed 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-2002]
Demarest Lane
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Doris Place
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 786-02; repealed 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-2002]
Elena Drive
[Repealed 4-19-2004 by Ord. No. 844-04]
Haring Drive
[Repealed 4-19-2004 by Ord. No. 844-04]
Herrick Drive
[Added 5-21-2012 by Ord. No. 1047-12]
South
One-hour parking 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Howard Drive
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 786-02; repealed 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-2002]
Howard Drive
[Repealed 5-20-2002 by Ord. No. 790-2002]
Howard Drive
[Repealed 5-20-2002 by Ord. No. 790-2002]
Howard Drive Spur
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 786-02; repealed 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-2002]
Irving Street
[Added 5-20-2002 by Ord. No. 790-02]
North
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
From the west curb of Leonard Drive westerly to the east curb of DeBerg Drive
Irving Street
[Added 5-20-2002 by Ord. No. 790-02]
South
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
From the east curb of DeBerg Drive easterly for a distance of 150 feet
Irving Street
[Added 5-20-2002 by Ord. No. 790-02]
South
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
From the west curb of Howard Drive westerly for a distance of 350 feet
Irving Street
[Repealed 5-20-2002 by Ord. No. 790-2002]
Irving Street
[Repealed 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-2002]
Kay Street
[Added 9-8-2010 by Ord. No. 1019-10]
North
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Knickerbocker Lane
Repealed 9-20-2004 by Ord. No. 860-04]
Pearl Court
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 786-02; repealed 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-2002]
Phyllis Drive
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 786-02; repealed 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-2002]
Russell Avenue
[Amended 9-20-2004 by Ord. No. 860-04]
East
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; school days
From the north curb of Demarest Lane northerly to Old Tappan Road
School Street
Both
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 787-02]
In accordance with § 242-2F, no person shall park a vehicle for longer than one hour upon any of the streets or parts of streets between those hours specified:
Name of Street
Sides
Hours
Location
Charles Place
[Amended 3-2-2009 by Ord. No. 981-09]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street - north of Irving Street field (except from the north curb of Kay Street to Old Tappan Road)
Charles Place
[Added 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-02]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street - south of Irving Street field
Charlotte Place
[Added 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-02]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Doris Place
[Added 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-02]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Elena Drive
[Added 10-20-2003 by Ord. No. 830-03]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Haring Drive West
[Added 10-20-2003 by Ord. No. 830-03]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m; school days
Entire length of street
Howard Drive
[Added 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-02]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Howard Drive Spur between Charlotte Place and Charles Place on north side of Howard Drive
[Added 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-02]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Irving Street
[Added 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-02]
North
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
From the west curb of Leonard Drive westerly to the east curb of DeBerg Drive
Irving Street
[Added 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-02]
South
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
From the east curb of DeBerg Drive easterly for a distance of 150 feet
Irving Street
[Added 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-02]
South
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
From the west curb of Howard Drive westerly for a distance of 350 feet
Kay Street
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Knickerbocker Lane
[Added 9-20-2004 by Ord. No. 860-04]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
From a point 135 feet south of the curb of Central Avenue south for the entire length of Knickerbocker Lane
Leonard Drive
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Parker Place
[Added 10-20-2003 by Ord. No. 830-03]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Pearl Court
[Added 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-02]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Phyllis Drive
[Added 6-3-2002 by Ord. No. 792-02]
Both
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
Entire length of street
Russell Avenue
[Added 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 884-05]
West
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; school days
From the west curb of Old Tappan Road southerly for a distance of 745 feet
In accordance with the provisions of § 242-3A, the following described 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.
Name of Street
Location
DeWolf Road
Between Orangeburg Road and Old Tappan Road
Irving Street
Between DeBerg Drive and Russell Avenue
In accordance with the provisions of § 242-3B, the following described intersections are hereby designated as STOP intersections:
Intersection
Stop Sign Installed On
Birchwood Road and Country Squire Road
Country Squire Road
Birchwood Road and Old Crown Road
[Added 8-19-2002 by Ord. No. 800-02]
Birchwood Road
Churchill Road and Ogle Road
[Added 8-16-2010 by Ord. No. 1018-10]
Churchill Road
Dearborn Drive and Moeser Place
Moeser Place
Forest Avenue and Walter Street
Walter Street
Haring Drive and Wilbur Road
[Added 9-2-2008 by Ord. No. 973-08]
Wilbur Road
Heritage Road and Wescott Street
[Added 9-2-2008 by Ord. No. 973-08]
Wescott Street
Howard Drive and Pearl Court
[Added 9-19-2005 by Ord. No. 893-05]
Howard Drive
Howard Place and Charles Place
Charles Place
Irving Street and DeBerg Drive
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 785-02]
Irving Street
Kay Street and Charles Place
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 785-02]
Kay Street
Kay Street and Leonard Drive
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 785-02]
Kay Street
Lachmund Court and DeBerg Drive
[Added 4-15-2002 by Ord. No. 785-02]
DeBerg Drive at both intersections with Lachmund Court
Ogle Road and Greenwoods Road
Greenwoods Road
Old Farm Road and Dearborn Drive
[Added 10-6-2008 by Ord. No. 974-08]
Old Farm Road
Old Farm Road and Haring Drive
[Added 10-6-2008 by Ord. No. 974-08]
Old Farm Road
Phyllis Drive and Pearl Court
Pearl Court
Pine Hill Road and Churchill Road
[Added 2-1-2010 by Ord. No. 1002-10]
Pine Hill Road
Walter Street and Edith Street
Edith Street
Wescott Street and Heritage Road
[Added 9-2-2008 by Ord. No. 973-08]
Heritage Road
Willow Drive and Birchwood Road
Northerly approach of Birchwood Road facing southbound traffic
In accordance with the provisions of § 242-3C, the following described intersections are hereby designated as yield intersections:
(Reserved)
In accordance with the provisions of § 242-3D, no person shall make a left turn at any of the following locations:
From School Street on to Charles Street during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on school days.
From the middle driveway to the Bi-State Plaza Shopping Center, located 420 feet west of the west curb of Central Avenue at the intersection of Old Tappan Road and Central Avenue, to east on Old Tappan Road.
In accordance with the provisions of § 242-3E, the following speeds are hereby established:
Name of Street
Direction
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
DeWolf Road
Both
35
Washington Avenue North
Both
35
[Amended 3-19-2007 by Ord. No. 933-07]
A. 
In accordance with the provisions of § 242-2H, the following described parking spaces are hereby designated as restricted parking spaces for the use of handicapped persons:
Location
No. of Spaces
Banks
Bank of America, 211 Old Tappan Road, Block 1605, Lot 6
2
West Essex Bank, 207 Old Tappan Road, Block 1101, Lot 1
1
Municipal facilities
Borough Hall, 227 Old Tappan Road, Block 1605, Lot 3
4
Old Tappan Library, 56 Russell Avenue, Block 1504, Lot 10
3
Police Headquarters, 247 Old Tappan Road, Block 1603, Lot 1
1
Old Tappan Golf Course, 83 DeWolf Road, Block 501, Lot 1
2
Oakes Park, Central Avenue, Block 1101, Lots 17-18
1
Stone Point Park, Westwood Avenue, Block 1902, Lot 15
3
Chestnut Avenue Field, Chestnut Avenue, Block 1201, Lot 4
1
Office buildings
Old Tappan Medical Group, 215 Old Tappan Road, Block 1605, Lot 4
3
One DeWolf Road, Block 701, Lot 14.01
4
Pearson Technology, 200 Old Tappan Road, Block 1606, Lot 7
14
Valley Office Park, 184 Central Avenue, Block 1605, Lot 7
4
Retail shops
Bi-State Pharmacy, 173 Old Tappan Road, Block 1102, Lot 3
1
Bi-State Plaza, 216 Old Tappan Road, Block 1606, Lot 6
5
Restaurants
Charlie Brown's Restaurant, 203 Old Tappan Road, Block 1101, Lot 2
5
Colonial Manor, 137 Orangeburg Road, Block 803, Lot 8
1
Parmigiano's, 183 Old Tappan Road, Block 1102, Lot 1
2
Planned residential developments
Foxwoods at Old Tappan, Knickerbocker Lane, Block 1302, Lot 7
2
Lakeview at Old Tappan, Old Tappan Road, Block 3000, Lot 13
1
The Village at Old Tappan, Orangeburgh Road, Block 602.01
4
Winding Creek, Central Avenue, Block 1301, Lot 9
2
Houses of worship
Presbyterian Church of the Palisades, 244 Old Tappan Road, Block 1606, Lot 3
2
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3 Haring Drive, Block 1003, Lot 6
2
St. Pius Church, 268 Old Tappan Road, Block 1702, Lot 7
6
Schools
Charles DeWolf School, 275 Old Tappan Road, Block 1703, Lot 17
4
T. Baldwin Demarest School, School Street, Block 1703, Lot 17
3
Northern Valley Regional High School, Central Avenue, Block 1505, Lot 9
2
Miscellaneous
Kindercare, 176 Old Tappan Road, Block 701, Lot 14.02
3
Sunrise Assisted Living, 195 Old Tappan Road, Block 1105, Lot 5
2
B. 
In addition to the foregoing, parking spaces designated as restricted parking spaces for the use of handicapped persons on an approved site plan shall be restricted for the use of handicapped persons.
In accordance with the provisions of § 242-3F, the following traffic lanes shall be reserved for the propose stated:
Old Tappan Road and Central Avenue: Bi-State Plaza Shopping Center entrances
The left lanes of Old Tappan Road's east and west approaches at Central Avenue shall be for left turns only.
The right lanes of Old Tappan Road's east and west approaches at Central Avenue shall be for right turns only.
The left lanes of Old Tappan Road's west approach to the entrances to the Bi-State Plaza shall be for left turns only.
The left lane of Central Avenue's south approach at Old Tappan Road and the left lane of the Bi-State Plaza Shopping Center driveway north approach at Old Tappan Road opposite Central Avenue shall be for left turns only.
The right lanes of Old Tappan Road's east approach at the two driveways to the Bi-State Plaza Shopping Center west of the intersection of Old Tappan Road and Central Avenue shall be for right turns only.
Old Tappan Road and Washington Avenue
The left lanes of Old Tappan Road's east and west approaches at Washington Avenue shall be for left turns only.
The left lanes of Washington Avenue's north and south approaches at Old Tappan Road shall be for left turns only.
Old Tappan Road and driveways on south side of Old Tappan Road
The left lane of Old Tappan Road's east approach to the driveways on the south side of Old Tappan Road west of the intersection with Central Avenue shall be for left turns only.
Old Tappan Road and Russell Avenue
The left lane of Old Tappan Road's east approach to the intersection of Russell Avenue shall be for left turns only.
Old Tappan Road and DeWolf Road
The left lane of Old Tappan Road's west approach to the intersection of DeWolf Road shall be for left turns only.
The left lane of DeWolf Road's north approach to the intersection of Old Tappan Road shall be for left turns only.
In accordance with the provisions of § 242-3G, no person shall stop or stand a vehicle at any time upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street
Sides
Location
Bi-State Plaza driveway opposite Central Avenue
East and West
From the north curb of Old Tappan Road, north for a distance of 90 feet
Central Avenue
East and West
From the south curb of Old Tappan Road, south for a distance of 350 feet
DeBerg Drive
[Added 5-5-2003
by Ord. No. 823-03]
East
From a point 235 feet north of the intersection of Irving Street and continuing for 70 feet in a northwesterly direction
DeBerg Drive
[Added 5-5-2003
by Ord. No. 823-03; repealed 9-20-2004 by Ord. No. 860-04]
De Berg Drive
[Added 5-5-2003
by Ord. No. 823-03; repealed 9-20-2004 by Ord. No. 860-04]
Old Tappan Road
[Added 8-18-2014 by Ord. No. 1072-14]
North and South
From Central Avenue to Washington Avenue
Old Tappan Road
North and South
From the east curb of Central Avenue, east for a distance of 500 feet, and from the west curb of Central Avenue, west for a distance of 700 feet
Old Tappan Road
North and South
From the east curb of Washington Avenue, east for a distance of 400 feet; and from the west curb of Washington Avenue, west for a distance of 400 feet
Washington Avenue
East and West
From the south curb of Old Tappan Road, south for a distance of 400 feet; and from the north curb of Old Tappan Road, north for a distance of 400 feet
In accordance with the provision of § 242-3H, no person shall make a right turn upon a "Stop" or "Caution" signal at any of the following locations:
Traveling west on Old Tappan Road turning north into the Bi-State Plaza Shopping Center
Traveling east on Old Tappan Road running south on Washington Avenue
Traveling north on Washington Avenue turning east on Old Tappan Road
[Added 9-20-2004 by Ord. No. 860-04]
In accordance with § 243-3I, no person shall stop or stand a vehicle between the hours specified upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street
Sides
Hours
Location
DeBerg Drive
West
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; school days
Starting from a point 150 feet south of the intersection of Irving Street and continuing along the curb for a distance of 770 feet