Township of Long Hill, NJ
Morris County
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[Ord. No. 23-83; 1967 Code § 56-1]
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:60-25.1 there is hereby established and constituted a single publicly owned and operated utility or enterprise called the "Public Parking Enterprise of the Township of Long Hill."
[Ord. No. 23-74; 1967 Code § 56-2; Ord. No. 28-81; Ord. No. 23-83]
a. 
The following municipally owned parking lots are hereby designated as toll parking lots for motor vehicles:
1. 
Lot No. 1, Block 118, as designated on the Official Tax Map of the Township (adjacent to the Millington Railroad Station).
b. 
The following parking lots owned by the New Jersey Transit Corporation and leased by the Township of Long Hill are hereby designated as toll parking lots for motor vehicles:
1. 
Lot 7 and part of Lot 6, Block 226, as designated on the Official Tax Map of the Township (Millington Railroad Station parking lots).
2. 
Lots 4 and 5, Block 226, as designated on the Official Tax Map of the Township (Stirling Railroad Station parking lot).
3. 
Lot 3, Block 226, as designated on the Official Tax Map of the Township (Gillette Railroad Station parking lot).
[Ord. No. 23-74; 1967 Code § 56-3; Ord. No. 28-81; Ord. No. 23-83; Ord. No. 3-91; Ord. No. 17-96 § 1; Ord. No. 98-01 § 1; Ord. No. 421-2018]
It shall be unlawful to park or permit any vehicle to remain parked:
a. 
Unless such vehicle has a current valid Township parking permit properly displayed in accordance with instructions issued by the Township Clerk. No permit shall be required to park between 3:00 p.m. Friday and 2:00 a.m. Monday or at any time on a Federal or New Jersey State holiday. No permit shall be required to park in the Stirling railroad station parking lot (as described in section 8-2 above) between 4:00 p.m. on any Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday and 2:00 a.m. the following day.
b. 
Except within a single designated parking space as indicated by marked lines or as otherwise directed by the police.
c. 
Between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. prevailing time, unless the vehicle is parked in a space designated and officially marked to permit overnight parking.
d. 
Unless such vehicle is a passenger vehicle not more than 21 feet in length.
e. 
Those parking permits designated for the Gillette Railroad Station parking lot in accordance with the provisions of subsection 8-4.4 herein below may be used in the Gillette Railroad Station parking lot, the Millington Railroad Station parking lot and the Stirling Railroad Station parking lot. Those permits that are not designated for use in the Gillette Railroad Station parking lot may be used only in the Millington Railroad Station parking lot and the Stirling Railroad Station parking lot. Any vehicle parked in the Gillette Railroad Station parking lot that does not have a parking permit specially designated for that parking lot shall be considered a violation of this paragraph.
[Ord. No. 23-74; 1967 Code § 56-4; Ord. No. 23-83; Ord. No. 3-91]
Parking permits authorized under this section shall:
a. 
Be issued by the Township Clerk upon payment of the fee designated herein. An application shall be required for the issuance of all annual permits, setting forth the name, address and state registration number of the vehicle for which the permit is to be issued.
b. 
Be displayed in accordance with instructions issued by the Township Clerk.
c. 
Be used only on the vehicle or vehicles described in the application for such permit(s).
[Ord. No. 23-74; 1967 Code § 56-5; Ord. No. 28-81; Ord. No. 23-83; Ord. No. 6-89; Ord. No. 9-92 §§ 1, 2; Ord. No. 25-93 § 2; Ord. No. 29-84 § a.]
The fees for parking permits shall be set by the Township Committee by resolution.
[Ord. No. 23-74; 1967 Code § 56-6; Ord. No. 23-83; Ord. No. 6-89]
The issuance of a permit shall not be a guarantee by the Township that a parking space will be available in the municipal parking lot. The issuance of the permit and/or the allowing of parking of a vehicle shall not be deemed to be an undertaking by the Township to guarantee the safety of any vehicle, its contents or any person. The use of the municipal parking lot shall be at the user's risk.
[Ord. No. 98-01 § 2]
The Township Committee may issue parking permits that are specially designated to be used in the Gillette Railroad Station parking lot. Those specially designated permits may be used in the Gillette Railroad Station parking lot, the Millington Railroad Station parking lot and the Stirling Railroad Station parking lot. All other parking permits that are not specifically designated for use in the Gillette Railroad Station parking lot may be used only in the Millington Railroad Station and Stirling Railroad Station parking lots and may not be used to park in the Gillette Railroad Station parking lot. The Township Committee may limit by resolution the number of parking permits that will be sold.
[Ord. No. 6-89; 1967 Code § 56-6A; Ord. No. 93-24 § 2; Ord. No. 302-12]
In the parking lot immediately adjacent to the Millington Railroad Station/Millington Station Cafe (Lot 7.04, Block 10100) parking, stopping and standing are restricted to one hour at all times. Any vehicle parked, stopped or standing in violation of this section shall be subject to the penalties set forth in Sections 8-6 and 8-7 of this chapter.
[Ord. No. 23-94 § 3; Ord. No. 302-12]
In the existing parking lot located at the southeast corner of Long Hill Road and The Crescent and known as Lot 1, Block 12305 on the Township tax maps, parking is restricted to members of the Millington Volunteer Fire Company engaged in fire company business or activities and other persons using the Millington Fire Company building for other purposes such as voting, attendance at fire company dances or other events and other similar activities.
[Ord. No. 302-12]
In the parking lot at the Meyersville Field located on New Vernon Road, north of Meyersville Circle (Lot 9, Block 14602) parking is restricted to patrons of the facility (the ball field, the tennis court, playground area, or the basketball court). For purposes of this section, "patron" shall include players, coaches, spectators, league and team officials, and others actually using the recreation facilities located on site.
[Ord. No. 23-74; 1967 Code § 56-7; Ord. No. 23-83; Ord. No. 6-89; Ord. No. 302-12]
Any vehicle parked in a municipal parking lot in violation of any provision of this chapter shall subject the owner of such vehicle to the penalties hereinafter provided, and any Police Officer may cause such vehicle to be removed. The owner of the vehicle shall pay the reasonable cost of such removal and any storage charges which may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle. These costs shall not mitigate the penalty provisions of this chapter.
[Ord. No. 76-01 § 1; Ord. No. 302-12]
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.46, those parking spaces described below shall be designated and established as "handicapped parking spaces" and shall be so marked by signs in conformance with the current Manual on Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways:
Municipal Parking Lot Adjacent to Millington Railroad Station (Lot 3, Block 12301)
Spaces designated by the handicapped parking signs.
Millington Railroad Station Parking Lots (Lot 7.02 and 7.04, Block 10100)
Spaces designated by the handicapped parking signs.
Stirling Railroad Station Parking Lot (Lots 4.01, Block 10100; Lots 4.01 and 4.02, Block 11507)
Spaces designated by the handicapped parking signs.
Gillette Railroad Station Parking Lot (Lot 3.01, Block 10100)
Spaces designated by the handicapped parking signs.
[Ord. No. 23-74; 1967 Code § 56-8; Ord. No. 23-83; Ord. No. 6-89; Ord. No. 76-01 § 2; Ord. No. 302-12]
Every person convicted of violating any provision of this chapter shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $100.