Township of Wayne, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: 1988 Code §§ 59-1 — 59-3 adopted as amended through December 31, 2013 and further amended by Ord. No. 15-2018. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Ord. No. 15-2018]
Temporary noncommercial signs shall be permitted for displaying messages including but not limited to political messages, advocacy messages, public questions and public statements subject to the requirements of § 134-68.1I(2).
[Ord. No. 15-2018]
A. 
The candidate, organization, group or citizen or their designee must obtain a "Temporary Non-Commercial Sign Information Sheet" from either the Township Clerk's Office or from the Township website. The candidate, organization, group or citizen or their designee must complete and return the information sheet prior to any sign being erected by or on behalf of a candidate, organization, group or citizen. The person completing the information sheet must sign same acknowledging that they understand the provisions in Chapter 134, Section 134-68.1I(2) and agree to strictly adhere to provisions contained therein, otherwise be subject to penalties as defined in Chapter 1, Section 1-15.
[Ord. No. 15-2018]
B. 
If a designee completes the information sheet on behalf of the candidate, organization, group, or citizen, the Township Clerk shall cause a copy of same to be mailed to the candidate, organization, group or citizen.
C. 
The designated person listed on the information sheet shall remove or cause to be removed within 24 hours of receipt of notification the sign(s) that has been placed within or affixed upon any right-of-way, public place or public facility in violation of the Code of the Township.
D. 
When a sign(s) is located on private property in violation of this chapter and Chapter 134, Section 134-68.1I(2) the designated person on the information sheet shall remove or cause the sign(s) to be removed within 24 hours of receipt of notification. In the event there is no information sheet on file or the designated person fails to remove the sign(s), the owner of the property shall then be notified to remove said sign(s) within 24 hours of receipt of notification to remove the signs. Any noncompliance of this provision will be subject to penalties as defined in Chapter 1, Section 1-15.
[Ord. No. 15-2018]
E. 
In the case of more than one candidate's name appearing on the same sign, only one candidate or their designee needs to sign the information sheet.
See Chapter 1, Section 1-15, Violations and penalties.