Township of Teaneck, NJ
Bergen County
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[Ord. No. 1837, § 1; Ord. No. 3156, 6-21-1988, § 1.]
For the purposes of this chapter, the term "special event" shall be deemed to include any walkathon, bikeathon or jogging group, block party or other organized group having a common purpose or goal, proceeding along a public street or other public right-of-way in the Township of Teaneck.
[Ord. No. 1837, § 2.]
Application to conduct such special event shall be made to the Chief of Police, in writing, by the person or persons in charge or responsible therefor. Such application shall set forth the following information:
The name, address and telephone number of the person requesting the permit.
The name and address of the organization or group he or she is representing.
The name, address and telephone number of the person or persons who will act as chairman of the special event and be responsible for the conduct thereof.
The number of monitors to be provided and the identifying marks, badges or symbols to be worn or used by the monitors.
The purpose of the event, the estimated number of persons to participate and otherwise attend and the number and types of vehicles (if any) to participate.
The method of notifying participants of the terms and conditions of the special event.
The date the event is to be conducted and the hours it will commence and terminate.
The specific assembly and dispersal locations, the specific route and the plans, if any, for assembly and dispersal.
Whether any music will be provided, either live or recorded.
The number, types and locations of all loudspeakers and amplifying devices to be used.
Such other information as the police chief may deem necessary in order to properly provide for traffic control, street and property maintenance and the protection of the public health, safety and welfare.
[Ord. No. 1837, § 3.]
If the chief of police shall find that the special event is not to be held for any unlawful purpose and will not in any manner tend to a breach of the peace or unnecessarily interfere with the public use of the streets and sidewalks, he shall recommend issuance of such permit by the Township manager or, for reasons stated, shall recommend that the requested permit be denied. After giving consideration to the recommendations of the chief of police, the final determination as to whether or not a permit shall be issued shall be made by the Township manager.
[Ord. No. 1837, § 4.]
No such permit shall be issued for a special event unless application has been made not less than ten days in advance of the date on which said special event is sought to be held. No such event shall commence earlier than 8:00 a.m. nor continue beyond the hour of 10:00 p.m. of the same day. All directional signs erected in connection with the special event shall be removed within twenty-four hours of the termination of the event.
[Ord. No. 1837, § 5; 1856, 4-8-1980; § 1.]
Any permit granted under this chapter may contain conditions reasonably calculated to reduce or minimize dangers and hazards to vehicular or pedestrian traffic and the public health, safety and welfare, including but not limited to changes in time, duration or number of participants.
[Ord. No. 1856, 4-8-1980, § 1.]
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:67-16.9, for the purpose of carrying out the preceding sections of this chapter, the Township Council authorizes the Township Manager to provide, by regulation, for the closing of any street, or portion thereof, to motor vehicle traffic on any day or days or during specified hours on any day or days whenever he/she finds that such closing is necessary for the preservation of the public safety, health or welfare. Any regulations promulgated by the Township Manager pursuant to the authority of this section shall provide for the posting of proper warning signs of such closing in any street, or portion thereof, during the time the same is closed. The penalty for the violation of this section or any regulations promulgated pursuant thereto shall be as contained in Section 1-6, General penalty, of the Teaneck Township Code.
[Ord. No. 1837, § 6; Ord. No. 1856, 4-8-1980, § 1.]
The applicant shall agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Township, its servants, agents and employees, for any and all claims caused by or arising out of the activities permitted.