Borough of Westville, NJ
Gloucester County
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[Adopted 11-12-2001 (Ch. 82, Art. III, of the 1974 Code)]
The Borough of Westville shall permit charitable organizations, as defined in Section III of P.L. 1994, c. 16 (N.J.S.A. 45:17A-20), to solicit contributions in the roadways and highways of the Borough of Westville in accordance with the provisions contained herein.
All charitable organizations herein who wish to solicit contributions in the roadways and highways of the Borough of Westville shall file a request with the Borough Clerk and the Westville Borough Police Department Chief of Police, specifying the following information:
A. 
Name of organization.
B. 
Address of organization.
C. 
Telephone number of organization.
D. 
Contact person of organization.
E. 
Location of proposed charitable solicitation.
F. 
Dates and times of proposed charitable solicitation.
G. 
If said request involves a county roadway and/or highway, said request shall include a copy of an authorization from the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders to permit said charitable solicitation.
H. 
If said request involves a state roadway and/or highway, said request shall include a copy of an authorization from the State of New Jersey Commissioner of Transportation to permit said charitable solicitation.
I. 
List of all proposed safety regulations, safety devices and training for individuals who shall participate in the charitable solicitation and/or a report as to the procedures to be used to ensure the safety of the members of the public who will be traversing the roadways and/or highways of the Borough of Westville.
Said request shall be reviewed by the Chairman of the Public Safety Committee of the Borough of Westville, and said Chairman shall make a recommendation to the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Westville as to the relative aspects of the request, including a review of the location dates and times of the request and a review of the safety procedures and/or methods to be employed by said charitable organization. Said Chairman of the Public Safety Committee shall thereafter forward a report to the Mayor and Borough Council of the Borough of Westville as to his/her opinion to the granting, rejecting or modification of any proposed charitable solicitation.
In no event shall any charitable organization requesting authorization from the Borough of Westville for said charitable solicitation use any individual under the age of 18 years to perform any function or task associated with said charitable solicitation in any roadway.
Any charitable organization requesting authorization from the Borough of Westville for said charitable solicitation shall comply with all of the terms and conditions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-60, as amended by P.L. 1997, Chapter 82, approved April 30, 1997.
This article is adopted pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-60, as amended by P.L. 1997, Chapter 82, approved April 30, 1997.
Violations of the provisions of this article shall be punishable as set forth in Chapter 1, Article I, § 1-15, General penalty.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).