[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Old Bridge as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Old Bridge Park and Ride Facility
Article II Commuter Parking Permit Area
[Adopted 2-11-1993 by Ord. No. 6-93]
A fee of $1 is hereby established for parking in the parking spaces established at the Old Bridge Park and Ride Lot in the area of Route Nine and Ernston Road shown as Old Bridge Lot - 390 spaces on a plan entitled "Old Bridge Park and Ride Site Plan, Parking Operation Layout." Any person parking a vehicle in said lot shall park between the lines and shall deposit the one-dollar fee in the lock box provided. Payment of said fee shall constitute a license to park in the parking space for a maximum of 24 hours. Thereafter, a new parking fee of $1 shall be paid.
It shall be unlawful for a motor vehicle to be parked in the Old Bridge Park and Ride Facility at Route Nine and Ernston Road without payment of the established fee.
It shall be unlawful for a motor vehicle to remain parked in the Old Bridge Park and Ride Facility at Route Nine and Ernston Road beyond 24 hours without payment of an additional fee.
It shall be unlawful for a motor vehicle to be parked in the Old Bridge Park and Ride Facility at Route Nine and Ernston Road outside the established parking spaces between the designated lines.
Any owner or operator of a vehicle who violates or permits the violation of this article and is found guilty in the Municipal Court of the Township of Old Bridge shall pay a fine of $50. Each violation shall be considered a separate offense upon each and every day in which a violation exists.
[Adopted 3-27-2000 by Ord. No. 10-00]
The purpose of this article is to establish parking prohibitions in certain areas that are on private property which is open to the public or to which the public is invited as set forth below.
This article is enacted in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.46, which does confer upon Old Bridge Township the right to establish certain regulations in order to preserve and safeguard the public health, safety, morals and welfare.
The following areas described in Subsection B shall be designated as Old Bridge resident commuter permit parking, subject to the approval by the Council as hereinafter provided, within the Township of Old Bridge on which the parking of vehicles may be restricted between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on weekdays, excepting holidays, in whole or in part, to which is bearing a valid parking permit issued pursuant to this section.
This authority may be in addition to and may be exercised in conjunction with any other authority the Department of Police may have to regulate the time and conditions of motor vehicle parking.
Following the approval of the Township Council of the designation of an Old Bridge resident commuter permit parking area, the Township Clerk shall issue appropriate permits, and the Department of Police shall cause parking signs to be erected in the area, indicating the times, locations and conditions under which parking shall be by permit only and further indicating that anyone violating the restrictions shall be subject to a penalty and/or towing of said vehicle at owner or operator expense.
Any unoccupied vehicle parked or standing in violation of this section shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulations of resident commuter permit parking areas, and any police officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle, provided that the police officer or his designee shall witness the removal of such vehicle and shall keep a record of the removing agency and the location to where the vehicle is stored.
The 40 parking spaces located at the northeast corner of the A&P Parking Lot, Route 9 South and Ferry Road in the Township of Old Bridge, County of Middlesex, as shown on the current attached site plan, which is made part of this article,  shall be enforceable, and for violations of any provision of this article, the maximum penalty shall be in accordance with Chapter 1, Article II, Penalty, of the Code of the Township of Old Bridge.
Editor's Note: Said site plan is on file in the Township offices.