Borough of Keyport, NJ
Monmouth County
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[Ord. No. 17-86]
It is hereby declared to be in the best interest of the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the Borough that access to and the use of Cedar Street Park shall be restricted during certain hours.
[Ord. No. 17-86; Ord. No. 32-89]
No person shall be in the Cedar Street Park between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. except as otherwise provided herein.
[Ord. No. 17-86]
The provision of subsection 11-1.2 shall not apply to:
a. 
Members of the Police Force;
b. 
Members of the Recreation Commission;
c. 
Other Borough officials or employees while on duty or performing their respective duties in the Park;
d. 
The Mayor and Council may waive the provisions of subsection 11-1.1 and fix the closing hour for a specific occasion or a special event. Any person remaining after the termination of the event shall be properly warned and if failing to comply, shall be considered in violation of this section.
[Ord. No. 10-08]
a. 
Permit Required for Use of Athletic Facility Lights. No person shall use the athletic facility lights without first securing a permit for the use thereof from the Borough Clerk or person designated therefor.
b. 
Fee for Use of Athletic Facility Lights. The fee for use of the Cedar Street Park Athletic Facility lights shall be $100 per session, or any portion thereof, for teams or organizations registered to use the facility. Said fee shall be made payable to the Borough of Keyport and submitted to the office of the Borough Clerk.
[Ord. No. 17-86; Ord. No. 32-89]
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $200 or imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days, or both.
[Ord. No. 6-82]
It is hereby declared to be in the best interest of the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the Borough that access to and the use of Beach Park (located on Broad Street and First Street) shall be restricted during certain hours.
[Ord. No. 6-82; Ord. No. 32-89]
No person shall be in Beach Park between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. except as otherwise provided herein.
[Ord. No. 6-82]
The provisions of subsection 11-2.2 of this section shall not apply to:
a. 
Members of the Police Force;
b. 
Members of the Recreation Commission;
c. 
Other Borough officials or employees while on duty or performing their respective duties in the Park;
d. 
The Mayor and Council may waive the provisions of subsection 11-2.2 and fix the closing hour for a specific occasion or a special event. Any person remaining after the termination of the event shall be properly warned and if failing to comply, shall be considered in violation of this section.
[Ord. No. 6-82]
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $200 or imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days, or both.
[Ord. No. 15-79]
No person shall drive or operate or permit to be driven or operated a motor vehicle, motorcycle, moped or other power-driven vehicle in and on the parks and playgrounds owned and operated by the Borough or any of its subdivisions, committees, or authorities.
[Ord. No. 15-79]
This section shall not be construed to prohibit operation of motor vehicles as aforesaid upon public highways abutting or traversing or within parks and playgrounds owned and operated by the Borough, its committees or authorities, but is intended to prohibit the operation aforesaid in and upon the private paths, pathways, play areas and play fields of the aforesaid parks and play grounds owned and operated by the Borough, its committees and authorities.
[Ord. No. 205; 1972 Code § 6-8.1]
All persons operating any motor or other boats in or upon the waters of Raritan Bay within the Borough shall so navigate the boats or vessels at a careful and prudent speed not greater nor less than is reasonable and proper, having due regard to other navigation, harbor and channel conditions and any other conditions then existing in the immediate waters, and no person shall operate any boat or vessel at such a speed as to endanger the life, limb or property of any person.
[Ord. No. 205; 1972 Code § 6-8.2]
Every motor or other boat anchored or moored in the waters of Raritan Bay within the Borough shall be so moored or anchored or moored upon the waters, and in such a manner as not to damage any docks, piers or wharves lawfully placed on the waters of Raritan Bay within the Borough.
[Ord. No. 205; 1972 Code § 6-8.3]
No person shall anchor, moor or otherwise place or station any wreck, abandoned boat or abandoned vessel of any kind or nature or hulk, derelict, or any other movable or immovable object of similar nature in or upon the waters of Raritan Bay within the Borough.
[Ord. No. 205; 1972 Code § 6-8.4]
All boats or vessels propelled in whole or in part by gas, gasoline or naphtha, burned or consumed in an engine exceeding 10 horse power, while being operated, driven or propelled on any of the thoroughfares or waterways lying within this State forming a boundary of the Borough, shall be equipped and provided with efficient underwater exhaust or muffler, so constructed and used as to muffle in a reasonable manner and to reasonable extent the noise of explosion.
[Ord. No. 205; 1972 Code § 6-8.5]
All boats or vessels propelled in whole or in part by gas, gasoline or naphtha burned or consumed in an engine, while being operated, driven or propelled on any of the thoroughfares or waterways lying within this State forming a boundary of the Borough, shall be equipped and provided with an efficient muffler, so constructed and used as to muffle in a reasonable manner and to a reasonable extent the noise of the explosion.
[Ord. No. 205; 1972 Code § 6-8.6]
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any boat or vessel or any occupant thereof to operate the cut-out or opening of any muffler upon the engine of any boat or vessel while standing or being operated, driven or propelled on any of the thoroughfares or waterways lying within this State, forming a boundary of the Borough.
[Ord. No. 205; 1972 Code § 6-8.7]
No person shall throw, deposit, or otherwise place upon the shore front of the Borough or upon the waters within the Borough any garbage, debris, rubbish or other refuse material.
[Ord. No. 205; 1972 Code § 6-8.8]
If any person shall violate any of the provisions of this section the cause of the violation shall be forthwith removed. This shall be in addition to any other penalty provided in this Revision.
[Ord. No. 6-81; Ord. No. 32-89]
No person shall be permitted on the Keyport Fishing Pier, situated adjacent to American Legion Drive in the Borough during the following times, when the pier shall be closed to public use:
From 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
From November 1 through March 31: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
[Ord. No. 32-89]
No person shall ride or operate a bicycle, moped or skate board on the Fishing Pier.
[Ord. No. 33-92; amended 6-12-2018 by Ord. No. 11-18]
No person shall launch or haul out, at the municipal ramp and boat launching facility situated on the easterly side of the northerly end of Broad Street in the Borough, any boat or other water craft of any type or design without first securing a permit therefor from the duly authorized agent of the Borough employed for that purpose or designated therefor or from the payment kiosk at the entrance to the boat ramp.
[Ord. No. 33-92]
Persons desiring to secure such a permit shall furnish to the duly authorized agent their name, address, description of their boats or other watercraft, license numbers thereof, if any, and license numbers of any motor vehicle or trailer to be used in connection with launching and hauling out, and such other information as may be required by order of the Mayor and Borough Council or by its aforesaid duly authorized agent.
[Ord. No. 33-92; amended 6-12-2018 by Ord. No. 11-18]
All such permits shall be serially numbered for identification purposes. The serial number of each such permit shall be entered in a book for registration thereof opposite the name and address of the permit holder. Persons engaged in launching or hauling out their boats or other craft shall at all times have their permits affixed to the trailer hauling their boat or other craft visible to any police officer or other duly authorized agent or employee of the Borough.
[Ord. No. 33-92; Ord. No. 13-93; Ord. No. 8-95; Ord. No. 11-03; amended 3-4-2014 by Ord. No. 2-14; 6-12-2018 by Ord. No. 11-18; 10-2-2018 by Ord. No. 22-18]
a. 
Fees.
1. 
Each and every person who is an owner of the boat or boats for which they seek a permit shall pay permit fees as follows:
Daily permit
$20
Annual permit, resident
$90
Annual permit, resident veteran
$45
Annual permit, nonresident
$180
Annual permit, nonresident veteran
$90
2. 
Annual fees shall be for each year or part thereof. Annual permits shall expire on December 31 of each year, and must be renewed annually.
b. 
Annual permits must be affixed to the boat trailer and be visible to enforcement agencies.
c. 
Daily permits must be purchased at the kiosk at the boat ramp and the receipt must be prominently displayed on the driver's side dashboard of the vehicle towing the boat trailer.
d. 
Daily permits can also be purchased at the Borough Administrator's office in advance during normal business hours. A dated placard will be provided and must be prominently displayed on the driver's side dashboard of the vehicle towing the boat trailer.
e. 
Exemption. All persons who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America shall be eligible for a reduced annual fee, upon presentation of proof of military service to the agency issuing the appropriate boat ramp permit on an annual basis. Also, those persons who are members of the Gold Star Parent Program, same being sponsored by the County of Monmouth, New Jersey, may avail themselves to a reduced annual fee, as veterans of the armed forces of the United States of America.
f. 
Also, in accordance with and subject to § 2-20 of the Code of the Borough of Keyport, any "volunteer" or "family member" as those terms are defined in § 2-20.3 of the Borough Code, shall be exempt from the permit fees set forth in this § 11-6.4.
[Ord. No. 33-92; Ord. No. 13-93; amended 10-2-2018 by Ord. No. 22-18]
Any unauthorized person who uses the boat ramp shall be subject to a fine of $100.
[Ord. No. 5-09]
As used in this section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
RESIDENT OF KEYPORT
A person who is at least 60 years of age whose principal place of residence is in the Borough of Keyport.
[Ord. No. 5-09]
To become a member of the Keyport Senior Citizen Center, an applicant must be 60 years of age.
[Ord. No. 5-09]
There shall be no fee for residents of Keyport. Proof of residency shall be required for all members of the Senior Citizen Center. Nonresidents shall be required to pay an annual membership fee of $50. Annual fees shall expire on December 31 of each year and must be renewed annually.
[Ord. No. 5-09]
Individuals or groups who wish to use the Senior Citizen Center may make an application to the Borough Clerk for the right to use the Senior Citizen Center. The application shall include the name of the individual or group who wish to use the facility, the number of people who will use the facility, the date and time which they would like to use the facility and all other information that may be required by the Borough Clerk. The Borough Administrator shall approve or deny the use of the facility after a review of the application.
[Ord. No. 5-09]
a. 
A $250. returnable deposit is required with all applications. This deposit will be used to cover any damage to the Borough's property or cleaning required due to use of the facility. Users will be notified in writing by the Borough Clerk if any such charge will be assessed.
b. 
There is a $100 fee for use of the Senior Center.
[Ord. No. 5-09]
a. 
Users of the facility must sign a waiver in which they agree to waive and relinquish all claims, and causes of action, of every kind which they have or may have against the Borough of Keyport arising out of the use of the facility. The users must acknowledge that they assume all risks in connection with the use of the facility.
b. 
Users must indemnify the Borough of Keyport of any and all liability of loss, and against all claims or actions based upon or arising out of damage or injury to persons or property caused by or sustained in connection with the applicant's use of the facility, and, the defense of any such claims or action, whether the liability, loss or damage is caused by, or arise out of the negligence of the Borough of Keyport, or any of the employees or agents of the Borough of Keyport. The user must further agree to reimburse the Borough of Keyport for any and all expenses, attorney's fees, or costs incurred in the enforcement of this waiver and indemnification.