Borough of Woodstown, NJ
Salem County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Woodstown 6-27-83 as Ord. No. 339. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Be it ordained by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Woodstown, in the County of Salem and State of New Jersey:
[Amended 9-12-95 by Ord. No. 495]
Any street or portion thereof in the Borough of Woodstown may be closed to motor vehicle traffic on any day or days during specified hours as determined by the Mayor in consultation with Council. The Mayor's determination shall be evidenced in a regulation setting forth the hours of closure and the particular portion of the street or streets affected.
[Amended 9-12-95 by Ord. No. 495]
An application for closing must be made in writing at least six weeks prior to the date requested. The Mayor shall advise Council of the request and consult with them to determine whether such closing is necessary for the preservation of public safety, health or welfare. Once a determination is made, this determination shall be placed in the minutes of a regular Council meeting, and the applicant shall be notified in writing of the Mayor's decision. The original determination, in the form of a regulation, shall be submitted to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for its approval. The regulation shall specify the location for proper warning signs, the particular street or portion of a street that will be closed, and the hours of closure.
Any person violating this chapter or any regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $500.