City of Rahway, NJ
Union County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Rahway 6-14-2000 by Ord. No. O-34-00; amended in its entirety 3-11-2002 by Ord. No. O-3-02. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 129.
Drug-free zones — See Ch. 189.
[Amended 9-8-2003 by Ord. No. O-64-03; 1-12-2004 by Ord. No. O-86-03]
In accordance with and pursuant to the authority of P.L. 1999, c. 185,[1] the following is a list of school crossings, which have been so designated by the City of Rahway:
Bryant Street and Stanton Street
Bryant Street and West Hazelwood Avenue
Central Avenue and Irving Street
Central Avenue and Jefferson Avenue
Church Street and West Grand Avenue
East Grand Avenue and Bond Street
East Grand Avenue and Paterson Street
East Milton Avenue and Lawrence Street
East Milton Avenue and Montgomery Street
Jefferson Avenue and Maple Avenue
Jefferson Avenue and West Inman Avenue
Jefferson Avenue and West Lake Avenue
Lawrence Street and Washington Street
Linden Avenue and Whittier Street
Madison Avenue and Central Avenue
Madison Avenue and Elm Avenue
Madison Avenue and Stone Street
Madison Avenue and Westfield Avenue
New Brunswick Avenue and East Hazelwood Avenue
Pierpont Street and West Hazelwood Avenue
Pierpont Street and West Lake Avenue
Rt. 1 and East Milton Avenue
Stanton Street and Pierpont Street
Stockton Street and East Hazelwood Avenue
Stone Street and Madison Avenue
St. Georges Avenue and Central Avenue
St. Georges Avenue and Harrison Street
St. Georges Avenue and School Street
St. Georges Avenue and West Lake Avenue
St. Georges Avenue and Westfield Avenue
St. Georges Avenue and West Scott Avenue
Washington Street and Montgomery Street
West Inman Avenue and Madison Avenue
West Lake Avenue and Madison Avenue
West Milton Avenue and Pierpont Street
West Scott Avenue and Church Street
West Scott Avenue and Whittier Street
Whittier Street and West Grand Avenue
Winfield Street and Harrison Street
Winfield Street and Jackson Avenue
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.
The Drunk-Driving-Free School Zones Map produced on or about May 1, 2000, by the City Engineer is hereby approved and adopted as an official finding and record of the location and areas within the municipality of property which is used for school purposes and which is owned by or leased to any elementary or secondary school on school land and of the areas on or within 1,000 feet of such school property.
The Drunk-Driving-Free School Zones Map approved and adopted pursuant to § 193-2 of this chapter shall continue to constitute an official finding and record as to the location and boundaries of areas on or within 1,000 feet of property owned by or leased to any elementary or secondary school or school board which is used for school purposes until such time, if any, that this chapter shall be amended to reflect any additions or deletions with respect to the location and boundaries of school property and drunk-driving-free school zones. The list of school crossings designated above by the Municipal Council shall continue to constitute an official finding and record of the location of school crossing zones within the City of Rahway until such time, if any, that this chapter shall be amended to reflect any additions or deletions with respect to school crossing zones in the City of Rahway.
The school board, or the chief administrative officer in the case of any private or parochial school, is hereby directed and shall have the continuing obligation to promptly notify the office of the City Engineer and the City Attorney of any changes or contemplated changes in the location and boundaries of any property owned by or leased to any elementary or secondary school or school board and which is used for school purposes or of any additions or deletions to school crossings.
The City Clerk is hereby directed to receive and to keep on file the original of the map approved and adopted pursuant to § 193-2 of this chapter and the list of school crossings and to provide at a reasonable cost a true copy thereof to any person, agency or court which may from time to time request such a copy, along with a certification that such copy is a true copy of the map approved and adopted herein and kept on file. It is hereby further directed that a true copy of such map and list and of this chapter shall be provided without cost to the Union County Clerk and to the office of the Union County Prosecutor.
A. 
The following additional matters are hereby determined, declared, recited and stated:
(1) 
It is understood that the map and list approved and adopted pursuant to this chapter was prepared and is intended to be used as evidence in prosecutions arising under the criminal and traffic laws of this state and that, pursuant to state law, such map and list shall constitute prima facie evidence of the following:
(a) 
The location of elementary and secondary schools within the municipality.
(b) 
The boundaries of the real property is owned by or leased to such schools or a school board.
(c) 
That such school property is and continues to be used for school purposes.
(d) 
The location and boundaries of areas, which are on or within 1,000 feet of such school property.
(e) 
The location of all school crossings in the City of Rahway.