[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Vineland 9-25-1973 by Ord. No. 905 (Ch. 411 of the 1990 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 12-23-1996 by Ord. No. 96-104; 3-25-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-14]
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:67-16.9, the Mayor of the City of Vineland may by regulation close any street in the City of Vineland or portion thereof to motor vehicle traffic on any day or days or during specified hours on any day or days whenever he finds that such closing is necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety and welfare.
Regulations promulgated by the Mayor under this chapter shall provide for the limited use of any closed streets by police, emergency and fire-fighting vehicles.
Regulations promulgated by the Mayor under this chapter may include provisions for the use of any closed streets for any purpose or activity which, in the judgment of the Mayor, will enhance the movement, safety, convenience or enjoyment of pedestrians, including but not limited to information booths, seating, refreshment stands and the display and sale of merchandise.
Proper warning signs of the closing of any streets pursuant to this chapter and the regulations promulgated hereunder shall be conspicuously posted during the time said streets are closed, and the regulations shall so provide.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter or any regulation adopted hereunder, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, General Penalty.