Abandoned Vehicles

Chapter 28 Miscellaneous Offenses

Article IV. Abandoned Vehicles (See Note 1)

Note 1: Cross references: Health and sanitation, chapter 24; traffic and vehicles, chapter 48.
State law references: Abandoned vehicles, New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA) 39:4-56.5.

The township council hereby finds, determines and declares that the keeping, storage or abandonment of any motor vehicle not currently used for transportation, or not licensed for operation in the current year, out of doors within the limits of the township is a nuisance and contrary to the public health, safety and welfare of the inhabitants of the township, in that such articles so abandoned or stored attract or may attract persons of tender years who may play in and about them and be injured in so doing and in that such vehicles so abandoned and stored out of doors exposed to the elements deteriorate and the exposure to view of such motor vehicles is unsightly and detrimental to the character and appearance of the township.

(Revised Ordinance (RO) 1979, Section 18-24)