[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Pittsgrove 12-10-1997 by Ord. No. 10-1997. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Township of Pittsgrove shall permit charitable organizations as defined in N.J.S.A. 45:17A-20 to solicit contributions in roadways situate in the Township of Pittsgrove in accordance with the provisions contained herein.
All charitable organizations as defined in N.J.S.A. 45:17A-20 who desire to solicit contributions in roadways situate in the Township of Pittsgrove shall file an application for a permit with the Pittsgrove Township Clerk/Administrator on a form supplied by said Clerk/Administrator specifying the following information:
Name of applicant organization.
Address of applicant organization.
Telephone number of applicant organization.
Contact person of applicant organization.
Specific location or locations of proposed charitable solicitation.
Dates and times of proposed charitable solicitation.
If said request pertains to a location or locations on any county highway, or intersection of a county highway, said application shall include a copy of an authorization from the Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders to permit said charitable solicitation.
If said request pertains to a location or locations on any state highway or intersection of a state highway, said application shall include a copy of an authorization from the Commissioner of Transportation of the State of New Jersey to permit said charitable solicitation.
Identify the manner in which the motorist solicitation will be conducted and the procedures to be used to ensure the safety of the members of the public who will be traveling the roadways situate in the Township of Pittsgrove.
Upon the filing of a complete application in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, the Pittsgrove Township Clerk/Administrator shall present the same to the Pittsgrove Township Committee for its review and consideration, after which the Township Committee shall grant or deny the applicant's request. In the event that the Township Committee grants the applicant's request, it shall issue a permit to the applicant which shall be subject to the representations contained in the applicant's application and any conditions imposed by the Township Committee.
In no event shall any charitable organization requesting authorization from the Township of Pittsgrove for said charitable solicitation use any individual under the age of 18 years to perform any function or task associated with said charitable solicitation in any roadway.
Any charitable organization requesting authorization from the Township of Pittsgrove for said charitable solicitation shall comply with all of the terms and conditions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-60, as amended by P.L. 1997, Chapter 82, approved April 30, 1997.
This chapter is adopted pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-60, as amended by P.L. 1997, Chapter 82, approved April 30, 1997.