Township of Clark, NJ
Union County
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In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-197, the following municipal and Board of Education property shall have the movement of traffic controlled by the type of regulation indicated. No person shall operate or park a vehicle in violation of the regulations indicated.
A. 
Parking time limited. No person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit between the hours listed on any day (except Sundays and public holidays) in any of the places described:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Arthur L. Johnson High School
[Amended 8-18-2008 by Ord. No. 08-11]
As designated on the filed plan
All roadways and driveways
(1) 
Municipal parking lot. Any persons entering upon any municipal parking lot operated by the Township shall observe the rules and regulations of N.J.S.A. 39:1 of the New Jersey State Motor Vehicle Code and Township ordinances.
(2) 
Parking spaces. No person shall park any vehicle across any line or marking of a parking space.
(3) 
Parking facilities. No person shall deface, injure, tamper with, open or willfully break, destroy or impair the usefulness of any parking facilities.
(4) 
Parking in municipal parking lots. No person shall park at any time in any municipal parking lot in any spaces marked or designated for police vehicles or Township officials. Parking spaces in municipal lots which are not so marked or restricted may be used only by those members of the public then transacting business within the municipal facility adjoining said parking lot or, in the case of the public library, when utilizing the library facilities. All others not transacting business within the municipal facility adjoining said parking lot shall be in violation of this subsection and subject to the penalties as herein set forth.
(a) 
This subsection and the restrictions set forth herein shall be effective from 12:00 midnight on Monday through 12:00 noon on Friday of each week.
(b) 
Penalty and removal. In addition to those penalties prescribed in § 347-6 of this chapter, the Township of Clark determines that any vehicle parking or standing on a municipal lot in violation of this section shall be deemed a nuisance, and the Police Department may provide for the removal of such vehicle and payment by the owner of the reasonable cost thereof, in addition to such other penalties as may be imposed by municipal ordinance.
(c) 
Enforcement. The Department of Public Safety of the Township of Clark shall enforce the rules and regulations promulgated herein.
B. 
Reserved parking. Parking shall be permitted in spaces only as shown on the filed plan of the Arthur L. Johnson High School. All vehicles parking in designated areas shall be properly identified.
[Amended 8-18-2008 by Ord. No. 08-11]
(1) 
Visitor parking. In those parking spaces located along the northerly curbline, labeled with a "V," to the right of Door No. 2, the visitor parking spaces shall be designated by signs reading "Parking for Visitors Only, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., School Days."
(2) 
Administrative staff. In those parking spaces located along the northerly curbline of the driveway in front of the school and reserved for school administration personnel, the school administration personnel parking spaces shall be designated by signs.
(3) 
Assigned numbered/lettered spaces. In those areas displaying numbers/letters, and only to those vehicles bearing an authorized number/letter sticker issued by the principal, or his/her designee, of Arthur L. Johnson High School and affixed to the vehicle window or a tag hanging from the rear-view mirror displaying a number or letter corresponding to the parking stall or space number, during the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., school days, signs reading "Parking for Assigned Numbered and Lettered Vehicles Only, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., when school is in session" shall be posted in those areas where numbered parking is in effect.
(4) 
Regulations. All vehicles must park within the painted white lines designating parking stalls.
The streets or areas described below are hereby designated as one-way streets in the direction indicated:
Location
Direction
Description
Driveway between the Clark Fire Station No. 2 and the Clark First Aid Squad Building adjacent to Raritan Road
West
For egress only
Municipal swimming pool driveway
East
Entire length
Valley Road School driveway
South
Between Blake Drive and Valley Road
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.46, on the following private property that is open to the public and to which the public is invited, the movement of traffic shall be controlled by the types of regulations indicated. No person shall operate or park a vehicle in violation of the following regulations:
A. 
Crown Plaza:
(1) 
The roadway on all sides of the building, Block 154, Lot 3, adjacent to the curbed sidewalk, curbing or building.
(2) 
All entrance and exit driveways to the property from Valley Road and Walnut Avenue.
(3) 
All internal drives or maneuvering aisles located between lined parking spaces.
B. 
Barnes & Noble, Block 60, Lot 22:
(1) 
The roadway between the curbed sidewalk and curbed island parking stall ends on the southeasterly, front, and northeasterly side/sides of the building.
(2) 
All entrance and exit driveways to the property from Central Avenue and Raritan Road.
(3) 
All internal drives or maneuvering aisles located between lined parking spaces.
C. 
Former A & P, Block 105, Lots 2, 3 and 25:[1]
(1) 
All entrance and exit driveways from Westfield Avenue.
(2) 
All entrance and exit driveways from Broadway.
(3) 
All internal driveways or maneuvering aisles located between lined parking spaces.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
D. 
Windsor Diner, Block 60, Lots 66, 67 and 69:
(1) 
All entrance and exit driveways from Raritan Road.
(2) 
All entrance and exit driveways from Commerce Place.
(3) 
All entrance and exit driveways from Westfield Avenue.
(4) 
All internal driveways or maneuvering aisles located between lined parking spaces.
(5) 
The driveway in front of the diner, curb to curb and for its entire length.
E. 
Shop-Rite, Blocks 71 and 144, Lots 8, 9, 14A, 15, 16, 1A:
(1) 
All entrance and exit driveways to the property from Central Avenue and Raritan Road.
(2) 
All internal driveways or aisles located between lined parking spaces, between lined parking spaces and curbed islands, stall ends or sidewalks and between driveway curbs.
(3) 
Alongside all curbs and/or sidewalks on all sides of all buildings, unless marked or designated to permit parking.
The following are designated fire zone areas:
Location
Description
A & P, Raritan Road
Entry and exit driveways leading to Raritan Road, designated curbing along storefront, and all turning aisles
ALJ High School, Westfield Avenue
Entry driveway from Westfield Avenue, all designated curbing surrounding school building, all turning aisles
Bally's, Raritan Road
Building frontage, rear of building along yellow curbing, all turning aisles, and building front
15, 17, 45, 49 Brant Avenue
All entry and exit driveways leading to Brant Avenue and designated curbing along buildings
Carl Kumpf School, Mildred Terrace
Designated curbing along the school front
Clark BBQ, 1419 Raritan Road
Entry driveway from Raritan Road
Clarkton Shopping Center, Raritan Road
All entry and exit driveways leading to Raritan Road
Crown Plaza
All posted, marked curbing, turning aisles, building front and rear designated areas
Friendly's, Raritan Road
Curbing along the storefront
Henly School, Raritan Road
Entry curbing from Shadow Drive and curbing along school front
Hyatt Hills Golf, Raritan Road
All designated yellow curbing within the parking area and building front
Molly McGuire's, Central Avenue
Building front and all turning aisles
719 Raritan Road
Entry and exit driveways leading to Raritan Road
Rite Aid, Central Avenue
All designated yellow curbing along building side
Target lot, 77 Central Avenue, Marshalls/Payless
Storefront curbing, all turning aisles, and rear of building exiting onto Central Avenue
133 Terminal Avenue
Entry and exit driveways leading to Terminal Avenue and all turning aisles
159 Terminal Avenue
Main entry and exit driveways leading to Terminal Avenue
Town Hall, 430 Westfield Avenue
All posted and marked areas along the Clark Recreation Center
Valley Road School
Exit driveway out to Valley Road, both sides
14 Walnut Avenue
Curbing along building front
67 Walnut Avenue
All marked curbing, turning aisles
100 Walnut Avenue
All building frontage, curbing, rear of building and turning aisles
Walter Drive
All curbing, both sides, from Raritan Road to Thomas Drive
Wendy's, Central Avenue
Marked store frontage along Central Avenue, all turning aisles
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).