Township of Hazlet, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hazlet 3-16-1982 by Ord. No. 555-82 as Sec. 7-4 of the 1982 Revised General Ordinances (Ch. 235 of the 1993 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Licensing — See Ch. 249.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 305.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 436.

§ 309-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
MOTOR VEHICLE
Any automobile, truck, motor scooter or other self-propelled vehicle not operated on tracks or from trolleys.
PARKING LOT
Any outdoor space or covered plot, place, lot, parcel, yard or enclosure, or any portion thereof, where more than five motor vehicles may be parked, stored, housed or kept, for which charge is made. Nothing in this chapter shall apply to municipally owned or operated parking lots.

§ 309-2 Application for license.

In addition to the information required by § 249-2, the following shall be provided:
A. 
If a corporation, the name, date and state under whose laws the corporation was organized; the names of the principal officers, directors and local representatives, their residence and business addresses.
B. 
A plot or drawing of the parking lot showing the location, size and capacity and location and size of entrances and exits.
C. 
The hours for storage or parking of the vehicles.
D. 
A complete schedule of the rates to be charged for storing or parking of vehicles.

§ 309-3 License fees.

[Amended 9-21-1993 by Ord. No. 923-93]
The license fee for the operation of a parking lot shall be in accordance with the following schedule of capacities:
A. 
Five to 50 vehicles: $100.
B. 
From 51 to 100 vehicles: $150.
C. 
From 101 to 150 vehicles: $200.
D. 
From 151 to 200 vehicles: $250.
E. 
Over 200 vehicles: $300.
F. 
Additional charge of $2 for each additional vehicle over 200.

§ 309-4 Sign required.

Each licensee shall maintain at each entrance to such parking lot a permanently affixed sign suitable to apprise persons using the lot of the name of the licensee, the hours of the day or night when the places are open for parking or storing motor vehicles and the rates charged. The sign shall be located within the boundaries of the property, and it shall not obstruct the vision of persons using the parking lot or the traveling public.

§ 309-5 Attendant required; entrances and exits.

A. 
The operator of each parking lot shall keep all entrances and exits attended at all times during the period in which the parking lot is in operation.
B. 
All vehicles using the parking lot shall enter or leave the parking lot at an area designated by the operator as being an entrance or exit, or both.

§ 309-6 Subleasing; vendors.

No licensee shall sublet, sublease or otherwise permit any parking lot or portion thereof to be used by any vendor of goods, wares or merchandise unless this business is conducted in a permanent building or structure.

§ 309-7 Notification of claims.

Every licensee shall immediately notify the Police Department of every claim by reason of loss, theft or conversion or any damage or injury to persons or property from the operation of the parking lot and occurring during the hours the premises are regularly open for business.

§ 309-8 Violations and penalties.

[Added 9-21-1993 by Ord. No. 923-93]
For violation of any provision of this chapter, the maximum penalty, upon conviction, shall not exceed the maximum penalties set forth in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article III. Each and every violation of any provision of this chapter shall be considered a separate violation and shall subject the person so charged to the maximum penalty.