Borough of Palmyra, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Palmyra 6-10-1980 by Ord. No. 1980-5 (Ch. 90A of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bicycles — See Ch. 80.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 90.
Fire lanes — See Ch. 119.
Limousines — See Ch. 160.
Noise — See Ch. 178.
Palmyra Harbour — See Ch. 183.
Handicapped parking — See Ch. 187.
Skateboarding — See Ch. 222.
Taxicabs — See Ch. 248.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 264.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
MOTOR-DRIVEN VEHICLE
Includes, but shall not be expressly limited to, minibikes, motor scooters, go-carts, swamp buggies and snowmobiles and any other motor-driven vehicle not capable of being registered under Title 39, Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulation, of the New Jersey Statutes, as amended, excepting such vehicles as in such title which are expressly excepted from registration, and the use of motor-driven lawn mowers and garden tools is specifically excepted herefrom.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or permit and suffer to be operated a motor-driven vehicle, as defined herein, within the Borough of Palmyra under the following circumstances:
A. 
On private property of another without the express, prior, written consent of the owner and the occupant of said property; where such express, prior, written consent has been obtained, the operator shall keep the same on his person, available for immediate display during the period of such operation;
B. 
On any public grounds or property, including Borough-owned land, which shall include but not be limited to parks, ballparks, recreation areas, lake areas, Borough-owned streets, easements and sidewalks or areas dedicated or commonly used for vehicular or pedestrian traffic, Borough storage facilities, garage areas, pet parks, tot lots and Board of Education properties;
C. 
In such manner as to create loud or unnecessary noise so as to unreasonably disturb or interfere with persons in the peaceful and quiet enjoyment of their property. To this end no person shall operate a motor-driven vehicle before the hour of 9:00 a.m. and after the hour of 7:00 p.m. prevailing time or sunset, whichever shall first occur; or
D. 
In a careless, reckless or negligent manner so as to endanger or be likely to endanger the safety or property of any person.
It shall not be unlawful for any Borough or School Board officer or employee or other public employee to operate motor-driven vehicles, as used in this chapter, for the purpose of maintaining, repairing or doing work for the public, the Borough or the Board of Education or members of the Police Department in the performance of their duties.
A. 
Any person under the age of 18 years who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed to be a juvenile delinquent and shall be proceeded against as such.
B. 
Any person of the age of 18 years or over who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed $500 or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both.