Township of Morris, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Morris 3-24-1976 by Ord. No. 9-76 (Ch. 59 of the 1969 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 88.
The following definitions shall apply in the interpretation and enforcement of this chapter:
MINIBIKE
A motor vehicle with two, three or four wheels, propelled by one or more motors. This definition shall include, but not be limited to, motorized bicycles, motorized scooters, go-carts, gas buggies, snowmobiles, land cats, land rovers and dune buggies.
MOTORCYCLE
A motor vehicle as defined in N.J.S.A. 39:1-1.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any area, including streets, roadways and pedestrian walkways, and any public recreation areas, in the Township of Morris.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a minibike or motorcycle in or upon any public place, except that duly registered motorcycles may be operated, in accordance with law, in or upon any public street, road or highway, other than a walkway, lying within a public place.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to permit, suffer or allow the operation of a minibike or motorcycle in or upon any public place, except that duly registered motorcycles may be operated, in accordance with law, in or upon any public street, road or highway, other than a walkway, lying within a public place.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a minibike or motorcycle in or upon any private property in the Township without express permission to do so by the owner or occupant of said property.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable as provided in § 1-3, General penalty, of this Code. Any vehicle used in violation of this chapter shall be confiscated and removed to the Police Department garage. Said confiscated vehicle may be released to the owner upon the owner's payment of towing and storage costs.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).