City of Hoboken, NJ
Hudson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hoboken 10-16-2002 by Ord. No. DR-62; amended in its entirety 9-19-2012 by Ord. No. Z-211. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Transportation and Parking — See Ch. 64A.
Parking lots — See Ch. 140.
Public parking garages — See Ch. 141.
Parking permits — See Ch. 141A.
Taxicabs — See Ch. 179A.
Shuttle buses — See Ch. 180.
Limousines — See Ch. 180A.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 190.
Parking for handicapped — See Ch. 192.

§ 56-1 Utility created.

From and after the effective date of the dissolution of the Authority,[1] the parking system and properties comprising said parking system obtained by the City through the dissolution of the Authority, and the services rendered through the employment of said properties to certain residents, commercial enterprises and visitors to the City, shall be known and designated as the "City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility."
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Editor's Note: The Parking Authority, previously codified herein and containing portions of Ordinance Nos. 240, V-19 and DR-11 was dissolved 10-16-2002 by Ordinance No. DR-61.

§ 56-2 Rules of operation.

The City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility shall be operated in accordance with statutes applicable thereto under the Local Budget Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:4-1 et seq. (40A:4-33 to 35 and 62) and the Local Bond Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:2-1 et seq. (40A:2-45 to 48) and the regulations promulgated by the Local Finance Board in the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs of the State of New Jersey.

§ 56-3 Assumption of obligations and revenues of the former Parking Authority.

The City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility shall assume all the obligations and receive all of the revenues arising from all contracts and service charges to provide parking services heretofore entered into or imposed by the Authority.

§ 56-4 Function.

It shall be the function of the City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility to construct, maintain, improve and operate the parking system in the City, which parking system shall include, but shall not be limited to, existing or to-be-constructed or to-be-acquired parking lots, parking structures, parking meters, parking signage, parking signals, traffic signals, striping and signage, including street and curb markings and street signs related to parking and transportation or other functionally related real or personal property; to construct, reconstruct, alter, provide, renew and maintain streets, roadways, sidewalks, and points of ingress and egress to and from City streets, roadways and sidewalks; to acquire, install, maintain and operate traffic signals, striping and signage, including street and curb markings and street signs related to transportation on City streets and roadways; to acquire equipment for the operation and maintenance of the parking system and for the construction, reconstruction, maintenance, care, custody and control of City streets, roadways, sidewalks, and points of ingress and egress to and from City streets, roadways and sidewalks; to construct, reconstruct, alter, provide, renew and maintain buildings or other structures and equipment and provide for the care, custody and control thereof in the operation of the City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility; to raise money necessary to pay for the lands, rights or interest therein acquired for the parking system and those streets, roadways, sidewalks and points of ingress and egress within the boundaries of the City or, as necessary, beyond such boundaries as provided by applicable law; to raise money necessary to pay for the costs and expenses necessary for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, renewal and maintenance of streets, roadways, sidewalks, and points of ingress and egress to and from City, including the costs of the installation, maintenance and operation of traffic signals, striping and signage related to transportation on City streets and roadways; to acquire equipment for the operation and maintenance of the parking system and for the construction, reconstruction, maintenance, care, custody and control of City streets, roadways, sidewalks, and points of ingress and egress to and from City streets and for improving and equipping the same; to pay or make provision for the payment of the reasonable expenses in each fiscal year of the City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility; to pay to those persons entitled thereto the interest and principal on notes and bonds of the City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility; and to deposit and accumulate reserve funds or reserves.

§ 56-5 Acquisition of property.

The City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility may, from time to time, acquire such real property as may be authorized by the City Council by duly adopted ordinances according to the laws of the State of New Jersey.

§ 56-6 Costs and expenses.

All costs and expenses, direct or indirect, attributable or allocable to the operation of the City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility shall be charged to it, including debt service on obligations issued or to be issued on account of capital improvements heretofore or hereafter made to the parking system or streets, roads, sidewalks and points of ingress and egress within the City as part of the City's pedestrian and vehicular transportation network.

§ 56-7 Authority to charge and collect monies.

The City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility shall have authority to charge and collect monies for the use of the City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility's facilities, whether they be user charges, rental fees, or lease payments, for the operation of the City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility as a self-liquidating enterprise as provided in N.J.S.A. 40A:2-45.

§ 56-8 Employees.

The City shall appoint and employ all necessary employees for the City of Hoboken Department of Transportation and Parking Utility. Salaries of the employees will be in accordance with classification and salary ordinances duly adopted by the City Council.

§ 56-9 Operation of Transportation and Parking Utility.

The City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility shall be under the administration, operation and control of the Director of the Department of Transportation and Parking as set forth in Chapter 64A of the Code of the City of Hoboken.