Borough of Emerson, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Emerson 5-24-1983 by Ord. No. 824. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parking lots — See Ch. 196.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 274.
The purpose of this chapter is to establish certain areas that are private property that open to the public or in which the public is invited in which parking in areas designated as handicapped parking spaces shall be prohibited except by those persons who have been issued special identification cards by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
This chapter is enacted in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.46, which does confer upon the Borough of Emerson the right establish handicapped parking spaces in order to preserve and safeguard the public health, safety, morals and welfare.
Parking spaces on private property which are designated as handicapped parking spaces shall be for the sole use by persons who have been issued special identification cards by the Division of Motor Vehicles. No other person shall be permitted to park in the spaces, and said spaces shall be so marked by signs indicating "HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACES."
For violation of any provision of this chapter, the penalty shall be a fine not to exceed $500 or imprisonment not to exceed 90 days, or both.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).