[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Pennsauken as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Municipal Parking Lots
[Adopted 3-13-1978 by Ord. No. 78-3 as Art. I of Ch. 186 of the 1977 Code]
All municipal parking lots are hereby designated as public places, and no person shall commit any act thereon which is prohibited by this Code or other Township ordinance in a public place.
No person shall park in any area of a municipal parking lot which has been designated by the Township Committee or its authorized agent as a restricted area for the exclusive use of authorized Township employees. All such restricted areas shall be marked by signs of sufficient size to advise that such areas are restricted for the use of Township employees.
No person shall utilize a municipal parking lot for any purpose other than to conduct Township business or to visit any one of the municipally owned buildings.
Overnight parking on municipal lots is prohibited unless authorized by a duly authorized agent of the Township for that municipal lot or facility.
It shall be unlawful and in violation of this article for any person to park in a restricted area as designated in § 222-9 of this article.
With respect to the Municipal Parking Lot located at the corner of Browning Road and Westfield Avenue, in addition to the foregoing, no one shall park their car for more than two hours at a time.
[Added 3-10-1982 by Ord. No. 82-5]
It shall be unlawful to park, stand or unnecessarily impede the flow of traffic over areas, drives or spaces of a municipal parking lot that are used for the movement of motor vehicles and are so posted by signs to prohibit such stopping or standing.
No motor vehicle shall be parked in an area designated as a loading zone on a municipal parking lot unless it is actively engaged in loading or unloading; nor shall a motor vehicle load or unload freight in any such lot except in such designated loading zones, and then only for that period of time necessary for such unloading or loading. Areas designated for such unloading or loading shall be clearly marked or designated by signs.
Parking spaces on all municipal lots shall be marked so as to indicate the proper direction and spacing of parked vehicles. All persons parking in said spaces shall conform to such spacing and markings.
No person shall park a motor vehicle in an area designated for handicapped persons unless that person is so handicapped as provided by N.J.S.A. 39:4-205.
Any vehicle parking or standing on any municipal lot in violation of this article shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulation of traffic. The Chief of Police may provide for the removal of such vehicle and payment by the owner of reasonable cost of the removal.
The Township Police Department, through its officers or deputized officers, shall enforce this article and regulations promulgated hereunder as required by law.
Police Administration Building: All spaces on the east side (railroad) of the building are restricted to employee parking.
Court Building: Five spaces located to the rear of the building (Route 130 side) are restricted to court employees.
Court Building: The aisle of spaces closest to the west end (Bethel Avenue) are restricted as follows: four employees, four fifteen-minute visitors and two handicapped.
Police Administration Building: Thirty spaces in the aisle nearest Route 130 and the east end of the building beginning at the fuel pump. There are 12 covered spaces and 18 uncovered. These are restricted to police vehicles only.
[Amended 9-12-1984 by Ord. No. 84-26]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction, be subject to one or more of the following: a fine not exceeding $1,250 or imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 90 days, or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, in the discretion of the Municipal Court Judge. Such fine or penalty shall be in addition to any costs which may be chargeable under this article.