Township of Clinton, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Derived from Sec. 3-1 of the 1999 Code of the Township of Clinton. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Traffic — See Ch. 7.
Semipublic parking area — See Ch. 187.
Parking on municipally owned property — See Ch. 194.
Off-road vehicles — See Ch. 267.
Towing — See Ch. 257.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
INOPERABLE
Incapable of being legally driven or moved under its own power on the public highways of the State of New Jersey.
MOTOR VEHICLE
Every device in, upon or by which a person or property might, if such device were in operable condition, be transported upon a highway, except devices moved by human power.
OPERABLE
Capable of being legally driven or moved upon the public highways of the State of New Jersey.
UNLICENSED
Not currently licensed to be driven or moved on the public highways by the proper licensing authority, or nor bearing current registration plates or tags lawfully issued by such authority for the motor vehicle involved.
No person shall leave any inoperable or unlicensed motor vehicle or any part thereof on any public road or other public lands or premises except in case of emergency and then for a period of no more than 24 hours.
No person shall leave or maintain any inoperable or unlicensed motor vehicle or any part thereof on any private lands or premises for more than 15 days, whether consecutive or not.
No owner or occupier of any lands or premises shall permit or suffer any inoperable or unlicensed motor vehicle or any part thereof to be left or maintained on his/her lands or premises for more than 15 days, whether consecutive or not.
This chapter shall not apply to motor vehicles or parts thereof located in garages or other buildings, nor to operable but unlicensed motor vehicles displayed for sale on premises of a licensed new or used car dealer.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall upon conviction thereof, be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, § 1-17.