[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Oceanport as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Transportation Services
[Adopted 4-2-2015 by Ord. No. 944]
The purpose of this article is to establish requirements for transportation services for nursing homes.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- NURSING HOME
- Any private hospital, institution, care center, convalescent home, old-age home, nursing home, and any other establishment or institution for the care, treatment, lodging or nursing of persons mentally ill, mentally deficient or mentally or developmentally delayed or disabled, acutely or chronically ill, or who are crippled, convalescent, infirm or in any way afflicted, or who reside therein for any purpose whatsoever. The definition of "nursing home" as set forth in Chapter 390 shall also be incorporated herein.
All nursing homes within the Borough of Oceanport, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey shall be and are hereby required to own, lease, rent, possess, or have immediately available an ambulance or van-type vehicle suitable to be used as an ambulance for the conveyance of nonambulatory as well as emergency patients as the need so arises.
All nursing homes shall file proof of the availability of such emergency vehicles with the Borough Clerk of the Borough of Oceanport within 60 days from the final passage of this article and on or before January 1 of each and every year thereafter.