Borough of East Newark, NJ
Hudson County
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Table of Contents
Editor's Note: Chapter 7, Traffic, requires certification by the Borough Engineer prior to enforcement.
[1985 Code § 7-1]
Whenever any words and phrases are used in this chapter, the meaning respectively ascribed to them in Subtitle 1 of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes of the State of New Jersey shall be deemed to apply to such words and phrases used herein.
[1985 Code § 7-2]
Whenever certain hours are named in this chapter, they shall mean either Eastern Standard Time or Eastern Daylight Savings Time as may be in current use.
a. 
The Chief of Police of this Borough is hereby authorized to provide by regulation for the closing of any street or portion thereof to motor vehicle traffic on any day or days whenever he finds that such closing is necessary for the preservation of the public safety, health or welfare.
b. 
Any regulations promulgated by the Chief of Police and in accordance with paragraph a above, shall provide for the posting of proper warning signs of such closing on any street or portion thereof during the time the same is closed in pursuance thereof.
c. 
Any violation of this regulation promulgated thereunder shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $50.
d. 
Any regulation adopted that mandates the closing of any street for a period greater than 48 consecutive hours shall not become effective unless and until it has been submitted to and approved by the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation.
Any vehicle parked in violation of this chapter shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulation of traffic, and any peace officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle. The owner shall bear the reasonable costs of removal and storage, which may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle.
[Ord. No. 7.02 § 1]
Unless another penalty is expressly provided by New Jersey Statute, every person convicted of a violation of a provision of this chapter or any supplement thereto shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $100 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days or both.
[Ord. No. 01-10 § 1]
Section No.
Title of Ordinance
New Fine
7-8.6
Street Cleaning
$35
7-8.8
Parking Prohibited Area
$35
7-8.9
Overnight Commercial Parking
$65
7-8.10
Residential Permit Parking
$35
If any part or parts of this chapter are, for any reason, held to be invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this chapter.
All former traffic ordinances of the Borough of East Newark are hereby repealed, and all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with or inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter are hereby repealed, except that this repeal shall not affect or prevent the prosecution or punishment of any person for any act done or committed in violation of any ordinance hereby repealed prior to the taking effect of this chapter.
The Borough Council of the Borough of East Newark finds and declares that problems of traffic control occur when traffic must be moved through or around street construction, maintenance operations, and utility work, above and below ground, which requires blocking the roadway and obstructing the normal flow of traffic; and that such obstructions are or can become dangerous when not properly controlled. In order to better promote the public health, safety, peace and welfare, it is necessary to establish controls and regulations directed to the safe and expeditious movement of traffic through and around construction and maintenance zones and to provide safety for the work forces performing these operations.
The Borough of East Newark, in the County of Hudson, State of New Jersey, does hereby adopt the current Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways hereafter known as M.U.T.C.D., except as hereby supplemented and amended, as it controls and regulates whenever construction, maintenance operations of utility work obstructs the normal flow of traffic. Any person, contractor, or utility, that fails to comply with the provisions of the M.U.T.C.D. while performing such work is in violation of this section.
It shall be the responsibility of the person, contractor, or in the case of a public utility as required under the public utility agreement, section 16:25-9.2, wishing to conduct work on, under or above the street to contact the Police Department of the Borough of East Newark, in order to arrange a pre-construction meeting and to submit plans for the safe movement of traffic during such period of construction or work. Any person, contractor or utility who fails to comply with this section prior to the start of such work, or whose plans are not approved by the Police Department of the Borough, is in violation of this section.
The person, contractor or utility shall provide at least two emergency contact telephone numbers to be called in case of emergency problems at the construction or maintenance site prior to the start of any work. If, for any reason, emergency contact must be made, or if the emergency contact person does not respond to a call from the Police Department to correct such hazardous condition, the Borough of East Newark may respond to correct such hazardous condition(s). The reasonable fees for such emergency services by the Borough of East Newark shall be charged to the person, contractor, or utility responsible for the condition.
There shall be no construction, maintenance, operations, or utility work on any roadway in the Borough before the hour of 9:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. The Officer-in charge of the Borough Police Department may adjust this time limit to permit work prior to 9:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. If the Officer-in-charge determines that the construction or maintenance operations prior to 9:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. would substantially delay traffic or cause a safety or health hazard, the work shall then be permitted only between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Road closing and/or traffic detours shall not be permitted unless approved by the Borough Police Department.
Traffic directors shall be posted at all construction or maintenance sites when determined by the Borough Police Department that same is necessary to provide for the safe and expeditious movement of traffic.
The Borough Police Department shall have the authority to stop work, including the removal of equipment and vehicles, stored material within the street right-of-way, back filling of open excavations and/or other related work, in order to abate any nuisance and/or safety hazard or for any violation of this section.
It is to be expressly understood that no materials, vehicles or equipment are to be placed in the roadway or sidewalk or until all construction, signs, lights, devices and pavement markings are installed.
Any person, contractor or utility who commits a violation of this section shall, upon conviction thereof for a first offense, pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 and/or be imprisoned in the County jail for a term not exceeding 90 days. For a second offense, upon conviction thereof, the person, contractor or utility shall pay a fine of not less than $250 and/or be imprisoned in the County jail for a term not exceeding 90 days.
A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
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Editor's Note: See Section 3-6, Permit to Allow Parking in Front of Owner's Driveway.
[1985 Code § 7-3.1]
The provisions of this chapter imposing a time limit on parking shall not relieve any person of the duty to observe other more restrictive provisions prohibiting or limiting the stopping or standing or parking of vehicles as set forth in N.J.S.A. 39:4-138, any other New Jersey Statute or as hereinafter provided.
[1985 Code § 7-3.2]
a. 
Upon the declaration of an emergency, there shall be no parking upon the streets where temporary EMERGENCY NO PARKING signs are displayed. The Chief of Police or, in his absence, the ranking Police Officer is authorized to declare an emergency and to direct the posting of EMERGENCY NO PARKING signs when weather conditions, accidents, road construction, fire or public celebrations dictate or require avoidance of hazards or other conditions which interfere with the free flow of traffic. Notification that EMERGENCY NO PARKING signs are being or will be posted shall be given to the operator or owner of any vehicle, which has been parked prior to the posting of the signs.
b. 
The effectiveness of this subsection is contingent upon the signs being erected as required by law.
[1985 Code § 7-3.2]
a. 
Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the streets and highways, an emergency shall exist and no vehicle shall be parked on the streets or highways or portions thereof indicated.
The parking prohibitions shall remain in effect after the snow has ceased, until the streets have been plowed sufficiently, and to the extent that parking will not interfere with the normal flow of traffic.
b. 
Any unoccupied vehicle parked or standing in violation shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulation of traffic and any Police Officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle. The owner shall pay the reasonable costs of the removal and storage, which may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle.
Name of Street
Sides
Location
Central Avenue
Both sides
Entire length
Grant Avenue
West side
From 50 feet from the Erie Railroad to Central Avenue
West side
From Central Avenue to the boundary line of the Town of Harrison
[1985 Code § 7-3.4; Ord. 7/12/89; Ord. No. 05-06; Ord. No. 14-16]
No person shall cause or permit to be parked any motor vehicle upon any street between the specified hours and days described.
Name of Street
Side
Hours and Days
Location
Central Avenue
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Fridays)
Entire length
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Tuesdays)
Entire length
Cross Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Fridays)
Entire length
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Tuesdays)
Entire length
Davis Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Fridays)
Entire length
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Tuesdays)
Entire length
Grant Avenue
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Thursdays)
Entire length (except between Sherman Avenue and Central Avenue)
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Mondays)
Entire length
John Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Mondays)
Entire length
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Thursdays)
Entire length
Mulock Place
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Tuesdays)
Entire length
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Fridays)
Entire length
President Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Tuesdays)
Entire length
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Fridays)
Entire length
Reynolds Avenue
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Tuesdays)
Entire length
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Fridays)
Entire length
Searing Avenue
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Tuesdays)
Entire length
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Fridays)
Entire length
Second Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Thursdays)
Entire length
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Mondays)
Entire length
[1985 Code § 7-3.3; Ord. No. 06-13A § 1]
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any streets or parts thereof described.
Name of Street
Side
Location
Central Avenue
South
Entire length
North
West of Grant Avenue
Grant Avenue
East
From a point 50 feet south of Central Avenue to a point 150 feet north of Central Avenue
Mulock Place
North
Starting at a point 50 feet easterly from the intersection of Passaic Avenue and Mulock Place running in an easterly direction to Grant Avenue
Both sides
From the intersection of Mulock Place and Passaic Avenue 50 feet in an easterly direction
[1985 Code § 7-3.4; Ord. No. 06-13A § 2]
No person shall park a vehicle between the hours specified any day (except Sundays and public holidays) upon any of the streets described.
Name of Street
Sides
Hours
Location
(Reserved)
[1985 Code § 7-4.2; Ord. No. 3/12/90; Ord. No. 13-06 § 1]
a. 
No person shall park any truck, truck-tractor, trailer, omnibus or vehicle over four tons registered gross vehicle weight (GVW), a school bus, any other type of bus, recreational vehicle, camper, boat or trailer between the hours specified upon any of the streets or parts of streets described.
Name of Street
Sides
Hours
Location
All Borough streets
Both
All hours Sundays and legal holidays
Entire length
All Borough streets
Both
Overnight parking — between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
Entire length
All Borough streets
Both
For a period not longer than 30 minutes, except on emergency calls
Entire length
b. 
Overnight Parking of Trucks and Buses Prohibited.
1. 
The owner or operator of any omnibus, school bus, semi trailer, trailer, truck, truck tractor or van, as defined in paragraph b2 of this subsection, shall not park said vehicle upon any street in the Borough of East Newark between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. (Prevailing time).
2. 
The following definitions will control for the purpose of this section:
OMNIBUS
Shall mean and include all the motor vehicles used for the transportation of passengers for hire, except commuter vans and vehicles used in ridesharing arrangements and school buses, if the same are not otherwise used in the transportation of passengers for hire.
SCHOOL BUS
Shall mean every motor vehicle operated by, or under contact with a public or governmental agency, or religious or other charitable organization or corporation or privately operated for compensation for the transportation of children to or from school for secular or religious education, which complies with the regulations of Department of Education affecting school buses.
SEMI-TRAILER
Shall mean every vehicle with or without motive power, designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and so constructed that some part of its weight and that of its load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle.
TRAILER
Shall mean every vehicle, with or without motive power, designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and so constructed that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle.
TRUCK
Shall mean every motor vehicle designed, used or maintained primarily for the transportation of property.
TRUCK TRACTOR
Shall mean every motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load so drawn.
VAN
Shall mean all enclosed vehicles used primarily for the transportation of goods or materials.
3. 
This overnight parking prohibition shall apply to the vehicles listed in paragraph b1 regardless of type of registration, private or commercial, with the exception that privately registered minivans will not fall under the purview of this section.
4. 
Penalties and Fines. Vehicles that are in violation of this paragraph shall be fined no less than $50 and no more than $200.
[1985 Code § 7-13.1; Ord. No. 06-16; Ord. No. 16-16]
No person shall park a vehicle on streets or parts of streets as described within the following sections unless an appropriate and current parking permit as issued by the Borough of East Newark is displayed on the vehicle for those streets or parts of streets as described or listed within the following sections.
Residential Parking Zone A. There is hereby established a Residential Parking Zone A. The zone shall consist of that area set forth on the attached map[1] and includes the following streets:
Name of Street
Sides
Location
Time Limit
Hours
Days
Central Avenue
North
Passaic Avenue to Grant Street
24 Hours
7 Days a Week
Grant Avenue
West
Central Avenue to Borough Limit
24 Hours
7 Days a Week
President Street
Both
Entire length
2 hours
Between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Residents of Residential Parking Zone A that have registered their vehicle pursuant to the Residential Parking Program Ordinance, prior to the creation of the Residential Parking Zone A, are hereby grandfathered in and may park within the Residential Parking Zone A, only on the street on which they reside within the Residential Parking Zone A.
a. 
Residents residing in the Residential Parking Zone A must establish they have no off-street parking available before being eligible to register for residential parking.
b. 
Residential Parking Zone B. All other Borough streets not identified as part of Residential Parking Zone A are included in Residential Parking Zone B.
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Editor's Note: The Map referenced herein may be found on file at the Borough Offices.
[1985 Code § 7-13.1; Ord. No. 08-13; Ord. No. 09-13]
a. 
The Borough of East Newark shall adept reasonable regulations for the placement of all permits. Permits issued by the East Newark Police Department shall include but not be limited to, residential, nonresidential, temporary, visitor and business permits. Any vehicle bearing an invalid or expired permit and parked on any street within the Borough shall be subject to the same penalty as a vehicle parked on a street without a parking sticker or permit. All permits are nontransferable.
b. 
Parking Permits.
1. 
Residential Parking Permit. Upon the granting of the residential permit designation the following rules and regulations will apply:
(a) 
A resident parking permit of a design specified by the Borough of East Newark will be issued to the resident owner/lessee of a vehicle. The vehicle must be owned or leased by a person residing in the Borough of East Newark and must not be registered as commercial vehicle.
(b) 
Proof of vehicle owner/lessee's residence must be presented when applying for a permit. The following proof is required:
(1) 
A valid New Jersey driver's license bearing the vehicle owner's/lessee's East Newark address;
(2) 
A valid New Jersey motor vehicle registration for the vehicle for which the permit is sought bearing the owner's East Newark address;
(3) 
A valid New Jersey motor vehicle insurance card for the vehicle for which the permit is sought bearing the owner's East Newark address.
(c) 
A resident parking permit shall be valid until the resident no longer resides at the address for which the permit was issued and every two years from the initial program start.
(d) 
In the event that a resident with a residential parking permit relocates within the Borough of East Newark, the resident is required to notify the East Newark Police Department of their new address.
(e) 
The fee for a resident parking permit shall be $0.
2. 
Nonresident Parking Permit. Upon the granting of the nonresident permit designation the following rules and regulations will apply:
(a) 
A nonresident parking permit of a design specified by the Borough of East Newark will be issued to the nonresident owner/lessee of a vehicle. The vehicle must not be registered as a commercial vehicle.
(b) 
Proof of vehicle owner/lessee's residence or employment must be presented when applying for a permit. The following proof is required:
(1) 
A valid driver's license bearing the vehicle owner's/lessee's issued by any State within the United States;
(2) 
A valid motor vehicle registration for the vehicle for which the permit is issued. Registration must be issued by any state within the United States;
(3) 
A valid vehicle insurance card for the vehicle for which the permit is sought.
(4) 
A current utility bill and lease exhibiting the applicant's name and East Newark address or in the case of a month-to-month renter, a landlord's affidavit attesting to the residency of the applicant in lieu of a lease.
(5) 
In the case where the applicant is employed in a business with its location in the Borough of East Newark, a valid employment identification and/or pay stub along with the above vehicle documentation must be presented.
(c) 
A nonresident parking permit shall be valid until the resident no longer resides or is employed at the address for which the permit was issued and must be renewed January 1 of the current year.
(d) 
In the event that a nonresident with a nonresidential parking permit relocates within the Borough of East Newark, the resident is required to notify the East Newark Police Department of their new address.
(e) 
The fee for a nonresident parking permit shall be $50 for a period of 12 months when issued at any time from January 1 through June 30 of the current year. The fee for any permit issued after July 1 up to and including December 31 shall be $25.
3. 
Visitor Parking Permit. Upon the granting of the visitor permit designation the following rules and regulations will apply:
(a) 
A visitor parking permit of a design specified by the Borough of East Newark will be issued to a visitor nonresident owner/lessee of a vehicle. The vehicle must be owned or leased by a person visiting in the Borough of East Newark and must not be registered as a commercial vehicle.
(b) 
A visitor permit will be granted for any visitor who meets the following qualifications:
(1) 
Visitor permits will be issued for a period not longer than two weeks, holidays and weekends included;
(2) 
Visitor permits must be clearly displayed in the manner as prescribed by the East Newark Police Department at all times when the vehicle is parked in the Borough of East Newark;
(3) 
Use of visitor permit, other than as permitted by this subsection, will constitute a violation of this subsection and will result in issuance of a summons or revocation of the applicant's privilege to obtain additional visitor permits.
4. 
Governmental Employees Parking Permit.
(a) 
Nonresident employees of East Newark's government agencies and employees of the East Newark School District located in the Borough of East Newark may obtain government employee permits. The permit shall be reasonably limited to the hours during which the nonresident employee is present at its place of employment.
(b) 
All written requests for government employee parking permits shall be executed by the responsible officer of the employer. The Chief of Police shall be entitled to obtain periodic verification of all relevant information and shall have the power to invalidate or not renew any government employee parking permits issued pursuant to this subsection if the information indicates nonentitlement of the permit. The letter, on the government agency's letter head, shall list the name of the employee, the vehicle identification number and license plate of the vehicle, the driver's license number, and such other information as may be required by the Chief of Police. The employee may register up to two vehicles for which the permit is requested. Employees shall only be allowed one permit which may be transferred to either registered vehicle utilized at any one time.
(c) 
The government agency must immediately notify the Chief of Police of any inactive employees. Employees not actively engaged in work at the governmental agency during the agency's normal working hours who use the permits to park on the streets of East Newark will be in violation of the Residential Permit Parking Ordinance.
(d) 
Governmental employee permits are valid for one year and must be renewed during the month of September of each year.
c. 
Conditions for Revocation. Parking permit will automatically be revoked if a vehicle ceases to qualify, if affixed to a car other than the one so designated at the time of application, or if the registration number or the registration number or the resident sticker is different than the one on the vehicle. Any vehicle bearing a revoked parking sticker and parked within the designated streets will be subject to the same penalty as a vehicle parked on a street within the Borough of East Newark without a parking sticker or visitor permit.
d. 
Placement of Permit. The parking permit shall be placed on the rear view mirror facing the front windshield of the vehicle, driver's side or as directed by the East Newark Police Department.
e. 
Penalties. Any vehicle parked in violation of this subsection will be subject to a fine of $35.
f. 
Violations. It shall be unlawful and a violation of this subsection for a person to copy, produce or otherwise bring into existence a facsimile or counterfeit permit of any form or to alter a permit. It shall further be unlawful and a violation of this section for a person to knowingly use or display an altered, facsimile or counterfeit permit, in order to evade time limitations on parking applicable to residential permit parking areas.
g. 
Exceptions. Exceptions shall be as follows:
1. 
Emergency Vehicles. Emergency vehicles and public service, telephone and other public utility vehicles may park within the permit parking area during the time required to render services or repairs within the area.
h. 
Authority to Promulgate Rules and Regulations. The East Newark Chief of Police shall have the authority to formulate and promulgate rules and regulations to further effectuate the intent of this subsection.
[Ord. 7/12/94]
a. 
The Borough of East Newark, for good cause shown, does hereby establish by ordinance restricted parking zones in front of or near residences occupied by handicapped drivers provided that such parking is not otherwise prohibited and does not interfere with the normal flow of traffic. No restricted parking zones will be established for persons who do not transport themselves and who do not possess a valid "handicapped person" identification card and placard or license State issued by the State of New Jersey, Motor Vehicle Commission, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-205 and 4-206. No restricted parking zones will be established for applicants who have a driveway, carport, garage or off-street space available for their use.
b. 
The term "handicapped driver" means any driver who has lost the use of one or more lower limbs as a consequence of paralysis, amputation or other permanent disability or who is permanently disabled as to be unable to ambulate without the aid of an assisting device or whose ambulation is otherwise severely limited.
c. 
Applications for the establishment of restricted parking zones may be obtained from the East Newark Police Department and shall be filed with the Chairman, Police Committee who shall cause each application to be investigated for compliance with subsection (a). Thereafter, the Chairman of the Police Committee shall notify the applicant when and where to report for a medical examination or in the alternative shall notify the applicant of the person to contact to arrange such medical examination. The examining physician shall be selected by the Chairman, Police Committee. The cost of examination shall be borne completely by the applicant. The applicant shall bring to the examination any and all medical or other documentation which he or she believes relevant as to the applicant's physical condition. Such documentation may include, but not limited to, x-rays, reports, C.T. scan reports, cardiograms, hospital and surgical records and attending physician's report. If the examining physician does not possess adequate documentation to verify the applicant's eligibility under paragraph b and cannot by examination alone verify such eligibility, the applicant may be rejected.
d. 
1. 
Applicants who meet all of the requirements and are deemed by the examining physician as having a disability of sufficient severity to warrant the establishment of restrictive parking zone, shall have their names and addresses submitted to the Borough Council for approval.
2. 
Applicants who do not meet all of the requirements or who are not deemed by the examining physician as having a disability of sufficient severity to warrant the establishment of restricted parking zones, shall be notified of such by mail.
e. 
If the Borough Council so approves, the Chairman of Police Committee shall cause to be established a restricted parking zone in front of or near the residence of the applicant and shall issue a permit which complies with N.J.S.A. 39:4-197.7. Only the motor vehicle for which a valid permit has been issued shall be parked in such zone and only when the permit is properly displayed. Only one permit shall be issued to each applicant.
f. 
Restricted parking permits shall be valid for two years and shall be renewed thereafter in accordance with paragraphs a through e.
g. 
Any party denied a restricted parking zone shall have the opportunity to request reconsideration of such denial. A letter requesting reconsideration must be received by the Chairman, Police Committee within 20 days of the date of the notice of denial. The applicant will then be advised to report for a medical examination with a different examining physician and/or the Borough Council may hold a hearing to reconsider any relevant evidence pertaining to the applicant's eligibility, at the option of the applicant. As in the initial medical examination, costs shall be borne by the applicant and it shall be the responsibility of the applicant to bring to the examination and/or hearing any and all documentation in support of his or her condition. The applicant will be notified by mail of the decision on reconsideration. No more than one reconsideration will be rendered each applicant. Thereafter, the applicant may reapply in accordance with paragraphs a through e after one year has elapsed from the date of notice of denial.
h. 
Existing Restricted Parking Zones. All persons with exiting restricted parking zones which do not comply with paragraphs a through e above are hereby cancelled effective six months after the effective date of this subsection. The Chairman, Police Committee shall establish fair and uniform procedures to assure that each holder of an existing permit is afforded an opportunity to present evidence of compliance with this subsection. Such procedures shall provide that notice of cancellation be sent to all persons with existing restricted parking zones not later than 20 days before the cancellation of such permit.
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Editor's Note: Subsection 7-8.10B was adopted July 12, 1994.
[1985 Code § 7-3.8; Ord. 9-13-88]
The following streets or parts of streets are hereby established as Angle Parking at an angle so indicated below.
Name of Street
Side(s)
Angle
Location
John Street
East
Between Sherman Avenue and end of street
a. 
Requirements. It shall be unlawful for owners or operators of any motor vehicle to park said motor vehicle outside the painted lines which mark out the regulated parking space on the streets and in all municipal parking lots. No owner or operator shall park or stand a motor vehicle so as to block or impede the progress of any other vehicle, or access by another vehicle to a vacant parking space, or exit from a parking space occupied by another motor vehicle.
b. 
Penalties and Fines. Owners of vehicles that are in violation of this subsection shall be fined $40.
[Ord. No. 02-13]
A motor vehicle may be parked no less than five feet from a crosswalk, side line of a street or intersecting highway, or "Stop" sign, excluding a school zone when school is in session.
[1985 Code § 7-6.1]
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-140, the streets or parts of streets described are hereby designated as Through Streets. Stop signs shall be installed on the near-right side of each street intersecting the Through Street except where Yield signs are provided for in the designation.
Name of Street
Limits
Central Avenue
At its intersection with John Street and Second Street
Grant Avenue
At its intersection with Sherman Avenue
Sherman Avenue
At its intersection with John Street, Second Street and Third Street
[1985 Code § 7-6.2; Ord. No. 2005-06 § 1]
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-140, the intersections described are hereby designated as Stop Intersections. Stop signs shall be installed as provided therein.
Intersection
Stop Sign(s) On
President Street and Passaic Avenue
[Ord. No. 15-16]
President Street
Sherman Avenue and John Street
Sherman Avenue
Sherman Avenue and Second Street
Sherman Avenue
Sherman Avenue and Third Street
Sherman Avenue (eastbound)
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-140, the intersections herein described are designated as Multi-Way stop intersections. Stop signs shall be installed as provided herein.
Intersection
Stop Sign(s) On
(Reserved)
[1985 Code § 7-6.3]
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-140, the intersections described are hereby designated as Yield Intersections. Yield signs shall be installed as provided therein.
Intersection
Yield Sign(s) On
(Reserved)
[1985 Code § 7-5; Ord. 2/9/00; Ord. No. 2005-02 § 1; Ord. No. 06-14]
The following described streets or parts of streets are hereby designated as One-Way Streets in the direction indicated. Parking on these streets will be permitted on the sides indicated below.
Name of Street
Direction
Limits
Parking Permitted
Davis Street
Easterly
Entire length
Grant Avenue
Southerly
From Central Avenue south to the point where the boundaries of the Town of Harrison and the Borough of East Newark meet and join
West side
John Street
Northerly
From the Harrison border to the terminus of John Street within the Borough of East Newark
Both sides from the Harrison border to the southerly side of its intersection with Sherman Avenue
East side from its northerly intersection of Sherman Avenue to its terminus
President Street
[Ord. No. 13-16]
Westerly
Entire length
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:67-16.1, the streets or parts of streets as described are hereby designated as Routes for Vehicles Over _____ Tons. All trucks having a total combined registered gross vehicle weight (GVW) of vehicle plus load in excess of _____ tons shall be excluded from all streets, except for those streets listed which form a part of the system of truck routes. Vehicles will be permitted on all streets for the purpose of the pick up and delivery of materials.
Name of Street
Location
(Reserved)
[Ord. No. 07-06]
Vehicles over the gross vehicle weight (GVWR) are hereby excluded from the streets or parts of streets described except for the pick up and delivery of materials on such streets.
Name of Street
Tons
Location
Central Avenue
10
Entire length
Cross Street
10
Entire length
Davis Street
10
Entire length
John Street
10
Entire length
Mulock Place
10
Entire length
North 2nd Street
10
Entire length
North 3rd Street
10
Entire length
President Street
10
Entire length
Reynolds Avenue
10
Entire length
Searing Avenue
10
Entire length
[1985 Code § 7-10]
No person shall turn at the below described location as indicated.
Intersection
Turn Prohibited
Movement Prohibited
(Reserved)
No person shall make a turn at the below listed location other than Right Turning Movement.
Intersection
Movement Permitted
(Reserved)
No person shall make a Right Turn on the Red Signal at any location listed:
Intersection
Movement Permitted
(Reserved)
The following locations are hereby established as Mid-Block Crosswalks.
Name of Street
Location
(Reserved)
The lane locations described are designated as Lane Use Reservations and traffic shall move as indicated.
Intersection or Location
Movement
(Reserved)
The Lane Locations described, are hereby designated as Exclusive Lanes for use by certain vehicles as indicated.
Name of Street
Type of Vehicle
Direction
Limits
(Reserved)
The Lane Locations described, are hereby designated as Bicycle Lanes. Bicycle Lanes shall be a minimum of four feet in width, pursuant to the "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways."
Name of Street
Side
Lane Width
Limits
(Reserved)
[Ord. No. 11-10]
a. 
The speed limits for both directions of traffic along the streets of parts thereof described below and made a part of this chapter, are hereby established at the rate of speed indicated.
b. 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to affect the above-designated speed limits.
Name of Street
MPH
Limits
Approval Date
All Borough streets
15
No Passing Zones are hereby established and shall be maintained upon the following described streets or parts thereof:
Name of Street
Sketch No.
Sketch Date
Approval Date
(Reserved)
[1985 Code § 7-9]
The locations described are hereby designated as Bus Stops. No vehicle other than an omnibus, picking up or discharging passengers, shall be permitted to occupy the location between the hours indicated.
Name of Street
Hours
(Reserved)
The locations described are hereby designated as Articulated Bus Stops. No vehicle other than an omnibus, picking up or discharging passengers, shall be permitted to occupy said location between the hours indicated.
Name of Street
Hours
(Reserved)
*(Minimum distances):
Near side: 155 feet.
Far side: 140 feet.
Mid-Block: 170 feet.
[1985 Code § 7-7; Ord. 2/15/90]
The locations described are hereby designated as Loading Zones. No person shall park a vehicle in this location during the times indicated other than for the loading or unloading of goods and materials.
Name of Street
Time
Side(s)
Location
Central Avenue
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday—Friday
North
Approximately 30 feet east of intersection of Grant Avenue and Central Avenue
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday—Friday
North
Area of 160-164 Central Avenue
President Street
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday—Friday
North
From 201 feet west of Passaic Avenue to a point 291 feet west of Passaic Avenue except for the purpose of loading and unloading. The area shall be posted with 1 or more signs stating "No Parking Except While Loading and Unloading 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday—Friday."
(Note: Minimum length for all loading zones is 50 feet. No Loading Zone may be established in any area where it is prohibited to stand or park by statute. N.J.S.A. 39:4-138.)
The locations described are hereby designated as Taxi Stands. No vehicle other than a taxi shall be permitted to occupy these locations during the times indicated.
Street
Location
Hours
(Reserved)
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-197, the following street locations are designated as handicapped parking spaces. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards or plates or placards by the Motor Vehicle Commission, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces.
Street
Location
(Reserved)
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-197.6, the following on-street locations are designated as handicapped parking spaces in front of private residences occupied by handicapped persons. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards or plates or placards by the Motor Vehicle Commission, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted in these spaces.
Street
Permit Number
Location
(Reserved)
[Ord. 7/12/94]
a. 
The Borough of East Newark, for good cause shown, does hereby establish by ordinance restricted parking zones in front of or near residences occupied by handicapped drivers provided that such parking is not otherwise prohibited and does not interfere with the normal flow of traffic. No restricted parking zones will be established for persons who do not transport themselves and who do not possess a valid "handicapped person" identification card and placard or license state issued by the State of New Jersey, Motor Vehicle Commission, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-205 and 4-206. No restricted parking zones will be established for applicants who have a driveway, carport, garage or off-street space available for their use.
b. 
The term "handicapped driver" means any driver who has lost the use of one or more lower limbs as a consequence of paralysis, amputation or other permanent disability or who is permanently disabled as to be unable to ambulate without the aid of an assisting device or whose ambulation is otherwise severely limited.
c. 
Applications for the establishment of restricted parking zones may be obtained from the East Newark Police Department and shall be filed with the Chairman, Police Committee who shall cause each application to be investigated for compliance with subsection (a). Thereafter, the Chairman of the Police Committee shall notify the applicant when and where to report for a medical examination or in the alternative shall notify the applicant of the person to contact to arrange such medical examination. The examining physician shall be selected by the Chairman, Police Committee. The cost of examination shall be borne completely by the applicant. The applicant shall bring to the examination any and all medical or other documentation which he or she believes relevant as to the applicant's physical condition. Such documentation may include, but not limited to, x-rays, reports, C.T. scan reports, cardiograms, hospital and surgical records and attending physician's report. If the examining physician does not possess adequate documentation to verify the applicant's eligibility under subsection 7-39.2Ab and cannot by examination alone verify such eligibility, the applicant may be rejected.
d. 
1. 
Applicants who meet all of the requirements and are deemed by the examining physician as having a disability of sufficient severity to warrant the establishment of restrictive parking zone, shall have their names and addresses submitted to the Borough Council for approval.
2. 
Applicants who do not meet all of the requirements or who are not deemed by the examining physician as having a disability of sufficient severity to warrant the establishment of restricted parking zone, shall be notified of such by mail.
e. 
If the Borough Council so approves, the Chairman of Police Committee shall cause to be established a restricted parking zone in front of or near the residence of the applicant and shall issued a permit which complies with N.J.S.A. 39:4-197.7. Only the motor vehicle for which a valid permit has been issued shall be parked in such zone and only when the permit is properly displayed. Only one permit shall be issued to each applicant.
f. 
Restricted parking permits shall be valid for two years and shall be renewed thereafter in accordance with paragraph a through e.
g. 
Any party denied a restricted parking zone shall have the opportunity to request reconsideration of such denial. A letter requesting reconsideration must be received by the Chairman, Police Committee within 20 days of the date of the notice of denial. The applicant will then be advised to report for a medical examination with a different examining physician and/or the Borough Council may hold a hearing to reconsider any relevant evidence pertaining to the applicant's eligibility, at the option of the applicant. As in the initial medical examination, costs shall be borne by the applicant and it shall be the responsibility of the applicant to bring to the examination and/or hearing any and all documentation in support of his or her condition. The applicant will be notified by mail of the decision on reconsideration. No more than one reconsideration will be rendered each applicant. Thereafter, the applicant may reapply in accordance with paragraphs a through e after one year has elapsed from the date of notice of denial.
h. 
Existing Restricted Parking Zones. All persons with exiting restricted parking zones which do not comply with paragraphs a through e above are hereby cancelled effective six months after the effective date of this subsection. (This subsection 7- 39.2A was adopted July 12, 1994.) The Chairman, Police Committee shall establish fair and uniform procedures to assure that each holder of an existing permit is afforded an opportunity to present evidence of compliance with this subsection. Such procedures shall provide that notice of cancellation be sent to all persons with existing restricted parking zones no later than 20 days before the cancellation of such permit.
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:14-1 and 39:4-197 the following off street parking yards and Board of Education property are designated as Handicapped Parking areas. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards, plates or placards issued by the Motor Vehicle Commission, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these areas.
Property
Number of Spaces
Location
(Reserved)
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.46, the following off-street parking yards are designated as handicapped parking areas. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards, plates or placards by the Motor Vehicle Commission, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces.
Property
Number of spaces
Location
(Reserved)
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:5A-1, the following off-street parking locations are designated as handicapped parking. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards, plates or placards by the Motor Vehicle Commission, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces.
Property
Number of spaces
Location
(Reserved)
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:5A-4, the following off-street parking locations are designated as handicapped parking. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards, plates or placards by the Division of Motor Vehicles, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces.
Property
Number of spaces
Location
(Reserved)
In accordance with 40 U.S.C. 318B and a written request from the Postmaster, the off-street locations are hereby designated as Handicapped Parking, pursuant to P.L. 1989 c. 201(1) eff. 6-1-1990. Such spaces are for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards, plates or placards by the Division of Motor Vehicles, or a temporary placard issued by the Chief of Police. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces.
Property
Number of spaces
Location
(Reserved)
The owners of the premises referred to in subsections 7-39.3, 7-39.4 and 7-39.7 shall provide and install signs and pavement markings for each parking space reserved for the use of handicapped persons, which signs and markings shall be in accordance with the "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways." The cost of procurement and installation of the signs and pavement markings shall be the responsibility of the owner of said property. The owner shall subsequent to initial procurement and installation, maintain such signs and pavement markings in good condition at no cost or expense to the Borough of East Newark. The owner shall be responsible for the repair and restoration of same.
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-197, the following Municipal and Board of Education Property shall have the movement of traffic controlled by the type of regulation indicated. No person shall operate, or park a vehicle in violation of the regulations indicated.
Property
Regulation
(Reserved)
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.46, on the following private property that is open to the public and to which the public is invited, the movement of traffic shall be controlled by the regulations listed herein. No person shall operate or park a vehicle in violation of the following regulations.
Property
Regulation
(Reserved)
The owners of the premises referred to in this section shall provide and install signs and pavement markings as required, which signage and markings shall be in accordance with the current "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways" (MUTCD). The cost of signs and installations shall be the responsibility of the owner of said property. The owner shall, subsequent to the initial procurement and installation, maintain such signs and pavement markings in good condition at no cost or expense to the Borough of East Newark.
The penalty for a violation and conviction of this section shall be not less than $50 nor more than $100 and/or imprisonment in the County jail for a term not to exceed 15 days, or by a period of community service not to exceed 15 days.
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:5A-1, the regulations of Subtitle 1 of the Title 39 of the Revised Statutes are hereby made applicable to the properties listed below.
Property
REGULATIONS:
1. 
General Parking.
(a) 
All vehicles must park in designated areas and between the lines provided.
(b) 
No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described below, except in areas covered by other parking restrictions.
Name of Street
Sides
Hours
Location
(Reserved)
Handicapped Parking.
All stalls shall be 12 feet wide as shown on the attached site plan and signed with the R7-8 and R7-8P (Reserved Parking Sign and Penalty Plate), in the designated parking areas for persons who have been issued the Handicapped Parking Permit by the Division of Motor Vehicles.
2. 
Stop Intersections. The following described intersections are hereby designated as Stop Intersections. Stop signs shall be installed as provided therein.
Intersection
Stop Sign(s) on:
(Reserved)
3. 
One-Way Streets. The following described streets or parts of streets are hereby designated as One-Way Streets in the direction indicated.
Name of Street
Direction
Limits
(Reserved)
4. 
Speed Limits.
(a) 
The speed limit for both directions of traffic in the parking lots shall be 15 m.p.h.
(b) 
The speed limit for both directions of travel on the following roadways is:
Name of Roadway
M.P.H.
Limits
(Reserved)
(c) 
Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to effect the above designated speed limits authorized by the Department of Transportation.
5. 
Tow-Away Zones. Any vehicle parked or standing as to obstruct or impede a normal flow of traffic, block entrances or exit ways, loading zones, oil fills, any grassy area pedestrian walkway, or present in any way a safety or traffic hazard may be removed by towing the vehicle at the owner's or operator's expense.
6. 
Loading Zone(s). The locations described are hereby designated as Loading Zones. No person shall park a vehicle in the location during the times indicated other than for the loading or unloading of goods and materials.
Name of Street
Sides
Hours
Location
(Reserved)
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:5A-4, the regulations of Subtitle 1, Title 39 of the Revised Statutes are hereby made applicable to the properties listed below.
Property
Regulations
(Reserved)
In accordance with 40 U.S.C. 318B and a written request from the Postmaster, the following Various Traffic Regulations are hereby made applicable to the properties listed below as follows. No person shall operate or park a vehicle in violation of the regulations listed below.
Property
Regulations
(Reserved)
The owners of the premises referred to in Sections 7-40b and 7-40e shall provide and install signs and pavement markings as required, which signage and markings shall be in accordance with the "Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways." The cost of procurement and installation of the signs and pavement markings shall be the responsibility of the owner of the property. The owner shall, subsequent to initial procurement and installation, maintain such signs and pavement markings in good condition at no cost or expense to the Borough of East Newark. The owner shall be responsible for the repair and restoration or replacement of same.
[Ord. No. 06-08 §§ 1 — 4; Ord. No. 08-10 §§ 1 — 4]
a. 
Permitted Parking. Residents shall be permitted to park in the Borough's parking lots, upon application to the Office of the Borough Clerk, in accordance with the Rules promulgated by the Borough Clerk's Office.
b. 
Prohibitions.
1. 
Vehicles longer than 17 feet are prohibited from parking in the following Borough-controlled lots: Searing Avenue, John Street Lot 1, John Street Lot 2, Veterans, Central Avenue, Valley National.
2. 
Commercial vehicles are prohibited from parking in the following Borough-controlled lots: Searing Avenue, John Street Lot 1, John Street Lot 2, Veterans, Central Avenue, Valley National.
3. 
Parking by residents pursuant to this subsection, in the Valley National Bank lot, other than for official bank business, is prohibited during the following hours:
Monday through Thursday - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday - 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Saturday - 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
c. 
Parking Fees.
1. 
There is a $45 fee, for parking in the following lots:
Searing Avenue Lot
John Street Lot 1
John Street Lot 2
Veterans Lot
Central Avenue Lot
There is a $25 fee for parking in the Valley National Bank Lot.
2. 
There is a $50 fee for parking in the Passaic Avenue Lot for noncommercial vehicles and a $100 fee for parking in the Passaic Avenue Lot for commercial vehicles. Commercial vehicles shall be defined pursuant to Borough Ordinance 13-06 (subsection 7-8.9).
3. 
Failure to pay the parking fee by the 10th of the month shall result in a $15 late fee for the first offense and $25 for the second offense, including forfeiture of parking privileges.
d. 
Enforcement. Any person parking their vehicle, in violation of this subsection, shall be subject to having the vehicle ticketed and/or towed at the owner's expense. Failure to abide by the rules promulgated by the Clerk's office may result in the forfeiture of parking privileges.