[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township of Washington (now Township of Robbinsville) 12-31-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-37 as § 3-1 of the 2001 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PERSON or OWNER
- Any individual person, group of persons, partnership, corporation, firm or association or any other entity.
No person shall park, leave or store any inoperable motor vehicle or truck trailer on any public lands or premises except in case of emergency and then for a period of not more than 48 hours.
No person shall park, leave, store or maintain any inoperable motor vehicle or truck trailer for a period of more than 30 days upon any private lands or premises.
No owner or occupier of any private lands or premises shall permit or suffer any inoperable motor vehicle or truck trailer to be parked, left, stored or maintained on his or her lands or premises for more than 30 days.
Any vehicle which is disabled as a result of an accident upon a public street or private property or which is involved in an accident on a public street or private property or any vehicle which is stopped by any police officer, in the discharge of his/her duties, under such circumstances that the operator may not be able to or be permitted by law to operate the vehicle further, may be towed away and stored at the premises provided for by the towing service contracting with the Township to tow such vehicles and may there be held and disposed of in accordance with the applicable statutes and laws of the State of New Jersey.
This chapter shall not apply to motor vehicles or truck trailers located or stored in garages or other buildings or to commercial garage operations.
The imposition of a penalty or penalties for any violation of this chapter shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue, and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations within a reasonable time. If the violations are not corrected or remedied within a reasonable time, then each 10 days thereafter that the prohibited conditions are maintained shall constitute a separate offense hereunder. Such reasonable time shall be defined by the Municipal Judge.