[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hazlet 9-7-1982 by Ord. No. 563-82 as Sec. 6-15 of the 1982 Revised General Ordinances (Ch. 309 of the 1993 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any type of motor-driven vehicle or conveyance, including but not necessarily limited to trail bicycles, dirt bikes, mopeds, motorized bicycles, motor scooters or four-wheeled motor vehicles commonly known as "go-carts," upon any Township-owned land in the Township of Hazlet, New Jersey.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PUBLIC PROPERTY
- Includes all streets, sidewalks, easements or any other areas dedicated or commonly used for vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
- TOWNSHIP-OWNED LAND
- All vacant lands, parks, recreation areas, swimming facilities or clubs, ballfields, tennis courts or areas, basketball or handball courts or areas, lakes, streams or reservoir areas, storage facilities, garage areas or similar areas, either leased or owned by the Township of Hazlet.
The operation of any motor-driven vehicle or conveyance as defined in § 449-1 of this chapter is additionally prohibited upon private property unless the operator has received the express written permission of the owner of the property to so operate the motor-driven vehicle.
It shall not be unlawful for any employee of the Township to operate any vehicle defined in this chapter for the purpose of maintenance, repairing or doing work within the scope of his or her employment as an employee of the Township.
[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 II. 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.