Borough of Woodbury Heights, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Chapter 63, §§ 63-1 through 63-6 and containing Ord. Nos. 2-1979 and 2-85 was repealed in its entirety 9-16-15 by Ord. No. 11-2015. Chapter 63 was adopted 9-16-15 by Ord. No. 11-2015. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Added 9-16-15 by Ord. No. 11-2015]
The purpose of this chapter is to establish certain private and public property areas that are open to the public or in to which the public is invited, that shall prohibit parking in areas designated as handicapped parking spaces for use by persons who have been issued special identification cards by the Motor Vehicle Commission. No other person shall be permitted to park in these designated spaces.
[Added 9-16-15 by Ord. No. 11-2015]
This section is enacted in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.46 and N.J.S.A. 39:4-197, respectively, which does confer upon the Borough of Woodbury Heights the right to establish and regulate handicapped parking spaces in order to preserve and safeguard the public health, safety and welfare.
[Added 9-16-15 by Ord. No. 11-2015]
Any public or private property area containing a designation of a handicapped parking space shall be used solely by persons who have been issued special identification cards by the Motor Vehicle Commission. No other person shall be permitted to park in these spaces, which spaces shall be so marked by signs indicating handicapped parking spaces.
[Added 9-16-15 by Ord. No. 11-2015]
In applying and interpreting this chapter, the following definitions shall be used:
DESIGNATION OF HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACES
Spaces identified with a clearly visible sign displaying the international symbol of the handicapped or with the words "Handicapped Parking Only", or both, together with a designation of the penalty for violation.
SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, CARDS AND OTHER INSIGNIA
License plates and special vehicle identification cards issued by the director of the Motor Vehicle Commission pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-205 and 39:4-206.
[Added 9-16-15 by Ord. No. 11-2015]
For a violation of any provision of this Article, the penalty shall be a fine of $250 for the first offense and, for subsequent offenses, a fine of at least $250 and up to 90 days community service on such terms and in such form as the Court shall deem appropriate, or any combination thereof.
[Added 9-16-15 by Ord. No. 11-2015]
The terms and provisions of this chapter shall be enforced by the Borough of Woodbury Heights Police Department.