Borough of Riverton, NJ
Burlington County
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A. 
The following locations(s) shall have designated fire lanes in accordance with Section 503 of the International Fire Code, New Jersey Edition, 2006, and appropriate notices shall be posted indicating "NO PARKING - FIRE LANE," and such zones shall be marked with yellow lines at least four inches wide.
(1) 
Shopping Center, Block 1501, Lot 23, bounded by Broad Street and Fulton Street. Parking shall be prohibited within any fire lane.
B. 
The Police Department of the Borough of Riverton shall enforce the provisions of Subsection A(1) of § 69-15 above. Any person convicted of a violation of Subsection A(1) of § 69-15 shall be subject to a fine of $50 and, in addition thereto, the Police Department of the Borough of Riverton shall have authority to cause said vehicle found in violation to be towed and stored at the expense of the owner.
C. 
With respect to all future commercial establishments, including authorized apartment complexes, fire lanes shall be established at the Borough Planning Board consideration stage. The owner's or developer's plans shall be submitted to the Fire Official for his recommendations and advice regarding fire lanes before final approval of said plans and establishment of fire lanes by the Borough Planning Board.
D. 
The signs and painting designations required hereunder shall be provided by the owner of the respective establishments covered by this article at his or its expense and shall, in any event, be completed before a certificate of occupancy is issued. If not completed, the Borough may, upon request of the Fire Official, take the necessary steps to obtain compliance and bill the owner for the reasonable cost thereof. Such signs and painting designations shall be regularly maintained by the owner at the owner's expense.
E. 
Parking or stopping of a motor vehicle shall not be permitted in any property designated a fire lane.
F. 
No parking regulations in said designated fire lanes shall be concurrently enforced by the Riverton Police Department and the Bureau of Fire Prevention Unit of the Riverton Fire Department, including the Fire Official and the Fire Inspectors. Violations of the no-parking regulations in designated fire lanes shall be considered Borough ordinance violations as well as violations of the Uniform Fire Safety Act, N.J.S.A. 52:27D-203. Enforcement by the Riverton Police Department shall be handled as if violations of the fire lane regulations constituted an ordinance violation and shall be handled in a similar manner to any other ordinance violation. Enforcement by the Bureau of Fire Prevention Unit of the Riverton Fire Department, the Fire Official and Fire Inspectors shall pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:27D-201, which provides for penalties under the Penalty Enforcement Law, N.J.S.A. 2A58-1 et seq.