Borough of Edgewater, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Edgewater 10-1-1974 by Ord. No. 561A-74 (Ch. 172 of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 432.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GO-CART
Any motor vehicle of a four-wheel type, constructed either of metal or wood framing, characteristically much smaller and lower to the ground than a conventional passenger automobile, power-driven by an engine, whether a part thereof or attached thereto, of the lawnmower or motorcycle type, but not limited to the same, and typically having seating space for only a driver.
MINIBIKE
Including motor scooters and motorbikes, any motor vehicle of the bicycle or tricycle type, constructed either of metal or wood framing, characteristically much smaller and lower to the ground than a conventional motorcycle, power-driven by an engine, whether a part thereof or attached thereto, of the lawnmower or motorcycle type, but not limited to the same, and having a saddle or seat with driver sitting astride or upon it typically having seating space for only the driver.
Except as otherwise provided, it shall be unlawful to operate motor vehicles of the minibike and go-cart type, as hereinabove defined, but not limited to the same, under the following circumstances:
A. 
On the private property of another without receiving the consent of the owner of the property or the person who has a contractual right to the use of such property. No person shall continue to so operate a motor vehicle of aforesaid class upon the private property of another after consent has been withdrawn.
B. 
On or across any public highway, street or sidewalk located within the boundaries of the Borough of Edgewater.
C. 
On or across any public lands located within the boundaries of the Borough of Edgewater, including, but not limited to, parks, recreation areas and public school premises, without first securing permission to do so by the proper public authority, and then such operation will be in accordance with any express provisions promulgated by that authority.
D. 
In such a manner as to cause a harsh, objectionable or unreasonable noise, so as to disturb or interfere with the peace and quiet of other persons. In furtherance of the provisions of this subsection, it shall be unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle of the aforesaid class which is not equipped with proper mufflers as supplied by the manufacturer for the particular model without modifications, or any other similar muffling device designed to reduce the noise level below that which would be harsh, objectionable or unreasonable.
Violations of the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).