[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Secaucus 8-22-72. Section 131-5 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Article I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful to operate any type of unlicensed motor-driven vehicle or conveyance, including, but not necessarily limited to snowmobiles, two-wheel motor vehicles known as "mini-bicycles," trail bicycles, motor scooters and four-wheel vehicles known as "go-carts" under the following circumstances:
On private property of another without the express permission to do so by the owner or occupant of said property.
On any public street located within the Town of Secaucus.
On public grounds without the express provisions or permission to do so by the proper public authority.
In a manner so as to create loud, unnecessary or unusual noise so as to disturb or interfere with the peace and quiet of other persons.
In a careless, reckless or negligent manner so as to endanger the safety of any person or the property of any other person.
This chapter shall not apply to police and emergency vehicles.
This chapter shall not be applied to any recognized organization which has applied to the Town Council of the Town of Secaucus for specific use privileges to specified town-owned lands and premises for the purposes of having organized and supervised activities conducted thereon, so long as an insurance policy is filed with the Town Clerk of the Town of Secaucus naming the Town of Secaucus as an assured, for which the Town Council of the Town of Secaucus has given its specific approval, and for which the Town of Secaucus shall be held harmless from liability from any such use of its land and premises.
The police shall immediately confiscate the unlicensed motor-driven vehicle operated in the prohibited areas or in the prohibited manner described in § 131-1 of this chapter. The unlicensed motor-driven vehicle shall be returned upon payment of the fine or upon direction of the court.
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the Judge. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.