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ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 130 OF THE JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL CODE
ENTITLED "VEHICLES & TRAFFIC"
TO RENUMBER PRIOR ORDINANCE 19-24 AND
CREATING ARTICLE XXIV "NOLAN’S POINT PARK ROAD PERMIT PARKING”
TAKE NOTICE that Ordinance #20-04 was introduced at a Regular meeting of the Township Council of the Township of Jefferson, in the County of Morris and State of New Jersey, held on March 4, 2020, and passed its first reading; and that said Ordinance will be considered for final passage at a meeting of the Township Council of said Township, to be held on March 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm or soon thereafter, in the Municipal Building, 1033 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, 07849, at which time and place all persons who may be interested will be given an opportunity to be heard. Copies of said Ordinance are available at the office of the Township Clerk during regular office hours.
WHEREAS, the Township of Jefferson desires to amend Chapter 130 of the Township of Jefferson Code, Vehicles and Traffic, creating Article XXIV, Nolan’s Point Park Road Permit Parking, and establishing Chapter 130, Section 63, to allow only residents and their guests to park on Nolan’s Point Park Road, with proper permits; and
WHEREAS, the Township of Jefferson has discovered required revisions for renumbering of the Article and Section numbers referenced in Ordinance 19-24, amending Chapter 130.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Council of the Township of Jefferson, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that Ordinance 19-24 is revised to reflect correct numbering of the new Article and Section, and the Jefferson Township Municipal Code is hereby amended by the adoption of Article XXIV, Nolan’s Point Park Road Permit Parking, Section 130-63, as follows:
Jefferson Township Ordinance 19-24, adopted on December 18, 2019, created a new Article XXII, Section 130-56 regarding permit parking for high school students, which instead should have been numbered as Article XXIII, Section 130-62. Ordinance 19-24 is hereby revised to adopt a new Article XXIII, Permit Parking for High School Students (previously numbered Article XXII), and Section 130-62 (previously numbered 130-56), High School Student Permit Parking.
A new Article XXIV, Nolan’s Point Park Road Permit Parking, Section 130-63, shall be adopted as follows:
Article XXIV Nolan’s Point Park Road Permit Parking
130-63 Permit Parking for Nolan’s Point Park Road
Parking on Nolan’s Point Park Road, from the westerly side property line of House number 42 to the northerly end of Nolan’s Point Park Road, shall only be permitted by vehicles that display a valid parking permit, subject to the following:
A. Owners of residence located on Nolan’s Point Park Road, from house number 42 through house number 85 shall be able to obtain five (5) parking permits for each property.
B. Nolan’s Point Park Road parking permits shall be issued to eligible property owners by the Jefferson Township Business Administrator’s office during regular business hours, upon completion of a permit application, and without charge.
C. Nolan’s Point Park Road parking permits shall only be utilized by Nolan’s Point Park Road property owners, residents and their guests.
D. Permits shall be issued on an annual basis, and shall be valid January 1 through December 31 of each year, regardless of when obtained during the calendar year.
E. Nolan’s Point Park Road parking permits shall be displayed conspicuously by each vehicle with a valid permit parking on Nolan’s Point Park Road.
All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances inconsistent with this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistencies.
If any article, section, subsection, paragraphs, phrase or sentence is, for any reason, held to be unconstitutional or invalid, said article, section, subsection, paragraph, phrase or sentence shall be deemed severable.
This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon final publication as provided by law.
MICHELE REILLY, RMC