City of Vineland, NJ
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Vineland 7-26-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-49 (Ch. 390 of the 1990 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Licenses and Inspections — See Ch. 92.
Fire prevention access — See Ch. 372.
Land use and redevelopment — See Ch. 425.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
AESTHETIC SECURITY GATE
Any gate, movable tracked doors, screens or fencing that roll up, fold or slide over the interior or exterior of the storefront or commercial building which less than 25% of said gate, movable tracked doors, screens or fencing is a solid material.
INDUSTRIAL ZONE
That meaning as defined in Chapter 425 of the Code of the City of Vineland.
KNOX-BOX
A secured locking box of size and dimensions as specified by the Department of License and Inspection in which shall be located all keys necessary to unlock security gates. A master key to the Knox-Box shall be made available to the Chief of the Fire Department, Chief of Police and Chief of Emergency Management. The master key shall provide access to all Knox-Boxes in the City.
PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY
A walkway or alleyway designed and utilized for pedestrian traffic as a means of ingress and egress to the street or sidewalk in the redevelopment area.
REDEVELOPMENT AREA
That portion of the City of Vineland which has been designated as an area in need of rehabilitation pursuant to the Redevelopment Plan adopted by Ord. No. 2004-25.
SOLID SECURITY GATES
Any gate, movable tracked doors, screening or fencing that roll up, fold or slide over the interior or exterior of a storefront or commercial building which more than 25% of said gate, movable tracked doors, screening or fencing is of a solid material. A "solid security gate" shall also mean any gate, movable tracked door, screening or fencing which has, as any part thereof, solid panels as part of the same.
A. 
Redevelopment area.
(1) 
Aesthetic security gates and solid security gates which are mounted on the exterior of storefronts on the street side or pedestrian walkway side of any building, retail, commercial or otherwise, in the redevelopment area are prohibited. Existing security gates shall be removed within one year after the effective date of this chapter.
(2) 
Aesthetic security gates as defined herein are permitted in the redevelopment area, provided said aesthetic security gate is mounted in/on the interior of the building. Solid security gates are prohibited.
(3) 
Any building which has installed therein or thereon any type of security gate shall have affixed on the front exterior wall a Knox-Box. The Knox-Box shall be mounted in a manner and location as specified by the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
B. 
Area other than the redevelopment area.
(1) 
Solid security gates are prohibited.
(2) 
Aesthetic security gates are permitted either on the exterior or interior of any building outside the redevelopment area.
(3) 
Any building which has installed therein or thereon any type of security gate shall have affixed on the front exterior wall a Knox-Box. The Knox-Box shall be mounted in a manner and location as specified by the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
A. 
Aesthetic security gates or solid security gates are permitted in the redevelopment area and areas other than the redevelopment area to secure motor vehicle entrance to a building,
B. 
Aesthetic security gates or solid security gates are permitted on storefronts or businesses located within the confines of indoor malls where such gates are not visible from a public street, sidewalk or parking lot.
C. 
Security gates other than aesthetic security gates located in areas other than the redevelopment area which were installed prior to the effective date of this chapter shall be permitted; provided, however, should any preexisting solid security gate need to be replaced, it shall be replaced with an aesthetic security gate and shall comply with this chapter.
No security gate of any kind shall be built, erected, mounted or otherwise placed upon, in, around or about any property in the City of Vineland without first obtaining a permit for the same through the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
The provisions of this chapter shall be enforced by the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
Any person or legal entity who violates any provision of this chapter shall be subject to the general penalty provision of the Code of the City of Vineland.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 1, Art. II, General Penalty.