Township of Readington, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Readington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 168.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 225.
[Adopted 12-3-2007 by Ord. No. 40-2007]

§ 166-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this article is to prohibit overnight parking in certain municipally owned parking lots within the Township, which are also open to the public, so as to protect the public health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the Township of Readington, as well as the traveling public, as to prescribe penalties for failure to comply.

§ 166-2 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Parking between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.

§ 166-3 Prohibited conduct.

There shall be no parking of vehicles within the following municipally owned parking lots within the Township of Readington between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.:
Block 22, Lot 63 (behind former Whitehouse Cakebox)
Block 30, Lot 3 (known as the Bank Street Parking Lot)
Block 75, Lot 18 (Summer Road Park)
Block 55, Lot 23.03 (Hillcrest Park)
Block 25, Lot 20 (Pickell Park)
Block 13, Lot 54 (East Whitehouse Park)

§ 166-4 Signage.

Upon final adoption of this article, for the benefit of the public, signs shall be posted at intervals within the above-listed municipally owned parking lots clearly indicating that parking is prohibited at all times between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., in accordance with D.O.T. guidelines for placement of signage.

§ 166-5 Enforcement.

This article shall be enforced by the Readington Township Police Department, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-139.2 and 39:5-1 et seq., and any other applicable law, as may be amended from time to time, once it becomes effective and signs have been put into place.

§ 166-6 Violations and penalties.

Any vehicle found parked in the aforementioned parking areas during the prohibited time periods set forth in this article may be towed at the expense of the owner. Any person who violates the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $250 (plus court costs, if contested) and/or a period of community service not exceeding 15 days, or both. Each day a violation continues after the time required for the abatement thereof shall constitute a separate offense.