[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Pennsauken 3-13-1978 by Ord. No. 78-3 as Ch. 237 of the 1977 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 12-26-1984 by Ord. No. 84-47]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate and/or possess any type of unlicensed motor-driven vehicle or conveyance, including but not necessarily limited to snowmobiles, two-wheeled motor vehicles known as "minibicycles," "trail bicycles" or "motor scooters" and three- and four-wheeled motor vehicles commonly known as "go-carts," upon any public property or Township-owned land in the Township of Pennsauken, New Jersey.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PUBLIC PROPERTY
- Includes all streets, sidewalks, easements or any other areas dedicated or commonly used for vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
- TOWNSHIP-OWNED LAND
- Includes all parks, recreation areas, ball parks, lake areas, storage facilities, garage areas, Board of Education property and any and all other Township-owned or publicly owned land and premises.
The operation of motor-driven vehicles as defined in § 302-1 of this chapter is additionally prohibited upon private property unless the operator of said motor-driven vehicle has in his or her possession an express written permission to operate said vehicle on said private property by the owner of said property.
It shall be unlawful to operate any unlicensed motor-driven vehicle as defined in § 302-1 in a manner so as to create loud, unnecessary or unusual noise so as to disturb or interfere with the peace and quiet of other persons.
It shall not be unlawful for any employee of this Township to operate motor-driven vehicles as defined in § 302-1 for the purpose of maintenance, repairing or doing any public work within the scope of his or her employment.
[Amended 9-12-1984 by Ord. No. 84-26]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, 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.