Ordinance No. 21-19
Introduced: October 24, 2019
Public Hearing: November 21, 2019
An Ordinance Amending and Supplementing Chapter 31, Traffic and Vehicles, of the Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph by the Addition of Section 31-76 Regarding Parking of Large Commercial Vehicles on Residential Streets
WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A.40:48-2, the governing body of a municipality may make, amend, repeal, and enforce such other ordinances, regulations, rules and by-laws not contrary to the laws of this state or of the United States, as it may deem necessary and proper for the good government, order and protection of person and property, and for the preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the municipality and its inhabitants, and as may be necessary to carry into effect the powers and duties conferred and imposed by this subtitle, or by any law; and
WHEREAS, the Township of Randolph desires to amend and supplement Chapter 31, Traffic and Vehicles, of the Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph by the addition of Section 31-76 regarding the parking of large commercial vehicles on residential streets.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey as follows:
SECTION ONE. Chapter 31, Traffic and Vehicles, of the Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey is hereby amended and supplemented by the addition of the following:
Sec. 31-76. - Parking of large commercial vehicles on residential streets.
There shall be no parking of large commercial vehicles at any time on a residential street except when engaged in (i) loading or unloading or (2) only during the hours when work is being performed in the residential area. Large commercial vehicles are defined as any vehicle used primarily for commercial purposes and weighing over 10,000 pounds including, but not limited to, tractor-trailers in whole or in part or any vehicle with a trailer attached thereto, with or without commercial plates. Residential street means any street on which fifty percent (50%) or more of the street frontage is used for residential purposes, for residential and non-business purposes or is zoned as residential property. The designation of a street as a residential street shall be determined block-by-block.
SECTION TWO. All Ordinances of the Township of Randolph which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed as to the extent of such inconsistency.
SECTION THREE. If any section, subsection, clause, or phrase of this Ordinance is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the remaining portions of this Ordinance.
SECTION FOUR. This Ordinance shall take effect as provided by law.
Donna Marie Luciani, Township Clerk
TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH
James B. Loveys, Mayor
TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH, COUNTY OF MORRIS
ORDINANCE NO. 21-19
Notice is hereby given that an Ordinance entitled “An Ordinance Amending And Supplementing Chapter 31, Traffic And Vehicles, Of The Revised Ordinances Of The Township Of Randolph By The Addition Of Section 31-76 Regarding The Parking Of Large Commercial Vehicles On Residential Streets” was submitted in writing at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, held on October 24, 2019 and was introduced, read by title and passed on first reading. A Statement of Purpose of the Ordinance is contained below. The Governing Body of the Township of Randolph will further consider the Ordinance for second reading and final passage thereof at their regular meeting to be held on November 21, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. prevailing time, at the Municipal Building, 502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, New Jersey 07869, at which time and place a public hearing will be heard thereon by the Governing Body and all parties in interest and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard concerning said Ordinance.
Statement of Purpose of Ordinance
The purpose of the above Ordinance is to amend and supplement Chapter 31, Traffic and Vehicles, of the Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph by the addition of Section 31-76 regarding the parking of large commercial vehicles on residential streets.
A copy of the full Ordinance is available to any member of the general public, without cost, at the Township of Randolph, Municipal Building, Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, New Jersey, at the Office of the Township Clerk, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Donna Marie Luciani, Township Clerk
Township of Randolph
County of Morris, State of New Jersey