Borough of Roselle, NJ
Union County
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Parking in the nonmetered municipal parking lot on the Municipal Complex fronting on Chestnut Street and West Third Avenue is restricted to municipal employees and official vehicles which have spaces designated therein. Vehicles so parked shall be properly identified.
No person shall park any motor vehicle on the public streets or highways of the Borough for the purpose of advertising or exhibiting the same for sale.
[Added 11-22-1999 by Ord. No. 2099]
The locations described in Schedule XXVI (§ 113-71), attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as permit parking areas.
[Added 11-22-1999 by Ord. No. 2099]
The provisions of this article shall be applicable to all permit parking areas in municipal parking lots located at 217 Chestnut Street, Block 3101, Lot 33.01, and 130 East Second Avenue, Block 3101, Lot 5. These regulations shall be deemed to be in addition to any special regulations provided for in any individual parking lot.
[Added 11-22-1999 by Ord. No. 2099]
A. 
If any vehicle is parked in a parking space herein provided for in violation of the provisions of this chapter, the Police Department may cause any such vehicle to be removed to such a place as is designated by the Chief of Police. The owner or operator of any vehicle so removed shall pay the reasonable cost and expense of such removal and storage which may result.
B. 
Permit parking is established in the following municipal lots: 217 Chestnut Street, Block 3101, Lot 33.01, and 130 East Second Avenue, Block 3101, Lot 5, as indicated in this article. The Police Department is hereby authorized to issue persons applying therefor, on payment of the required fees, on a first-come-first-served basis, permits for the parking of motor vehicles in the parking spaces. Said permits shall be issued on a quarterly basis for the period of three months, commencing January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1 of each year, and each permit shall authorize the person to whom it has been issued to park a designated motor vehicle at a designated space provided in the Borough during the hours when vehicles may be legally parked in said space. The right to renew shall be subject to payment within five days of the due date. Failure to comply will result in the leasing of the permit to the next available applicant.
C. 
The fee for obtaining one parking permit shall be $60 per quarter, payable in advance.
D. 
At the time of the issuance of each permit, the Police Department shall also issue to the person to whom the permit is granted a sticker containing the registration number of the motor vehicle for which the permit was issued and the permit number and the expiration date of said permit designated by the Quarter No. 1, 2, 3 or 4. Each person to whom a parking sticker is issued shall display same in the lower right corner of the inside of the rear window of the motor vehicle for which the permit was issued in such a manner as to be clearly visible to any officer enforcing parking regulations.
E. 
If any vehicle is parked in any permit parking space without the necessary permit as indicated aforementioned in violation of the provisions of this article, the Police Department may cause any such vehicle to be removed to such a place as is designated by the Chief of Police. The owner or operator of any vehicle so removed shall pay the reasonable cost and expense of such removal and storage which may result.
[Added 11-22-1999 by Ord. No. 2099]
No vehicle shall be parked or stopped adjacent to any space in a preferential parking zone described in Schedule XXVII (§ 113-72) attached to and made a part of this chapter.
[Added 11-22-1999 by Ord. No. 2099]
A. 
Except as provided for in § 113-17.7A, it shall be unlawful for any person to sell, rent, transfer or lease or cause to be sold, rented, transferred or leased for any value or consideration or no value or consideration any preferential parking permit. Upon conviction of a violation of this subsection, all preferential permits issued to or for the benefit of the unit for which the sold, rented, transferred or leased permit was authorized shall be void and shall be returned to the Police Department.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to buy or otherwise acquire for value or otherwise use any preferential parking permit, except as provided for in this chapter.
[Added 11-22-1999 by Ord. No. 2099]
A. 
The Police Department shall issue four permits for preferential parking. The permits shall be issued to the owner of Block 3101, Lot 34. The owner, in his sole discretion, will designate the holder of the permit. The owner shall provide the Police Department with the name of the holder of the permit and the make, model and license plate of the owner of the vehicle.
B. 
Applications for preferential parking permits under this article shall be made in writing on forms provided by the Police Department.
C. 
Duration of permits. Permits issued pursuant to this section shall remain effective from January 1 to December 30 of the year following the date of issuance, or fraction thereof, or as long as the applicant continues to own Block 3101, Lot 34, or until the preferential parking zone for which such permit was issued is eliminated, whichever period of time is less. Renewals for any permits shall be applied for and issued during the month of December preceding the period for which a renewal is sought. Each renewal shall be subject to the same conditions and restrictions as any new application. Permits are nontransferable except as provided heretofore.
D. 
The permit shall be returned to the Police Department upon sale, junking or other transfer of a vehicle. Permits shall be surrendered to the Police Department when moving outside the permit parking area. New permits will be issued if a substitute vehicle is purchased or leased.
E. 
Conditions of permits. Each permit issued shall be subject to all the conditions and restrictions set forth in this chapter and of the preferential parking zone for which it was issued, including conditions and restrictions which may be altered or amended from time to time. The issuance of such permit shall not be construed to be a permit for, or approval to, violate any provision of this chapter or any other laws or regulations.
F. 
All permits shall be displayed on the lower right corner of the inside of the rear window of the vehicle in such a manner as to be clearly visible to any officer enforcing parking regulations.
G. 
There will not be any application fee required to obtain any permit.
The Police Department may remove, at the owner's expense, any vehicle in violation of this article.
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts there of which are described in Schedule XII (§ 113-57), attached to and made a part of this chapter.
No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets described in Schedule XIV (§ 113-58), attached to and made a part of this chapter.
No person shall park any truck or bus upon any street within the Borough of Roselle between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.
No person shall park a vehicle between the hours specified in Schedule XV (§ 113-60) of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said Schedule XV, attached to and made a part of this chapter.
No person shall stop a vehicle during the times specified in Schedule XVI (§ 113-61) of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said Schedule XVI, attached to and made part of this chapter.
No person shall stand a vehicle during the times specified in Schedule XVII (§ 113-62) of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said Schedule XVII, attached to and made a part of this chapter.
No person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit shown in Schedule XVIII (§ 113-63) at any time between the hours listed in said Schedule XVIII of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said Schedule XVIII, attached to and made a part of this chapter.
No person shall park a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule XIX (§ 113-64), except at the angle designated and only within the painted stall lines. On all streets and portions thereof where angle parking is now or shall hereafter be authorized, all vehicles parked thereon shall be parked with the front thereof nearest the curb.
The locations described in Schedule XX (§ 113-65), attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as loading zones.
The locations described in Schedule XXI (§ 113-66), attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as taxi stands.
The locations described in Schedule XXII (§ 113-67), attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as bus stops.
[Added 8-15-2007 by Ord. No. 2275-07]
A. 
The locations listed on Schedule XXIX, § 113-74, are hereby designated as restricted parking spaces reserved for use by a specific person in front of a certain residence who has been issued special vehicle identification cards by the Division of Motor Vehicles, pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 39:4-205, when using a motor vehicle on which is displayed a certificate for which a special vehicle identification card has been issued, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-206. All spaces indicated hereby shall be painted and signed in accordance with the applicable regulations issued from time to time by the State of New Jersey Department of Transportation.
B. 
Violations and penalties; schedule of restricted handicap parking spaces.
(1) 
Any person parking a motor vehicle in a parking space restricted for use to persons who have been issued special vehicle identification cards or wheelchair symbol license plates by the Division of Motor Vehicles without such a special vehicle identification card or wheelchair symbol license plate shall be liable to a fine of $250 for the first offense and, for subsequent offenses, a fine of at least $250 and up to 90 days' community service on such terms and in such form as the court shall deem appropriate, or any combination thereof. This penalty provision shall apply to vehicles parked on public or private property.
(2) 
Article VI of Chapter 113 of the "Code of the Borough of Roselle" is amended by adding the following new section: § 113-74, Schedule XXIX: Restricted Handicap Parking Spaces.
C. 
Change in residence.
(1) 
If any person for whom a parking space has been designated pursuant to this section ceases to reside at the specified resident address, he or she shall promptly notify the Borough Clerk in writing that the designated parking space is no longer required.
(2) 
In the event that the person holding the designated handicapped parking permit no longer resides at the specified residence address, the designation may be terminated by resolution.
[Added 4-17-2013 by Ord. No. 2454-13]
A. 
Definition and word usage. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ALISON ROAD AREA
That area of the Borough which includes Alison Road from Uncas Avenue to Woodside Avenue, and each of Uncas Avenue, Grant Avenue and Woodside Avenue.
BOROUGH
The Borough of Roselle.
MOTOR VEHICLE or VEHICLE
Includes all vehicles propelled otherwise than by muscular power, excepting such vehicles as run only upon rails or tracks and motorized bicycles, as defined in N.J.S.A. 39-1 et seq.
B. 
Issuance of parking permit.
(1) 
Every resident who resides in the Alison Road Area of the Borough shall be provided an annual parking permit for each vehicle registered at such address by the Roselle Police Department, which permit shall be placed conspicuously on the vehicle's front driver's dashboard (if a placard) or driver side rear window (if a sticker). The permits shall be numbered such that each permit may be associated with the resident who resides in the Alison Road Area to whom it was issued. The permits shall be mailed by the Borough to the address provided by the resident as reflected in the application provided for in Subsection D hereof.
(2) 
Every resident who resides in the Alison Road Area of the Borough may apply, not more than four times per month, to the Roselle Police Department for up to 10 daily guest parking permits per household. The daily guest parking permit shall be placed conspicuously on the vehicle's front driver's dashboard. The daily guest parking permit shall indicate the date for which it is valid (e.g., 8:00 p.m. Monday until 6:00 a.m. Tuesday) and identify the residence it is associated with in the Alison Road Area. A resident may apply for additional guest parking permits and, upon a showing of good cause, the Police Department may issue additional permits. The daily guest parking permit shall be in such form as adopted by the Police Department.
C. 
Parking restriction. Parking in the Alison Road Area, in nonmetered spaces shall be restricted to those licensed, registered and insured vehicles displaying a valid parking permit between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
D. 
Permits for residents. Any resident who desires a parking permit to enable him or her to park a vehicle in nonmetered spaces in the Alison Road Area during the restricted period may apply for a parking permit under this section by completing a form, to be provided by the Borough, detailing the applicant's name and address, insurance, and the registration number of the motor vehicle for which the applicant desires a parking permit. Residents may obtain a parking permit for each vehicle registered to such resident.
E. 
Placement of signs. Signs posted to indicate the requirements imposed by this section shall be placed in the Alison Road Area in accordance with existing rules and regulations of the State of New Jersey.
F. 
Duration, restrictions and prohibitions.
(1) 
Each permit shall be issued upon request of any resident of the Alison Road Area, on an annual basis commencing on January 3 of each year. There shall be no proration if less than the full relevant period remains at the time an application for a permit is submitted.
(2) 
Parking permission is subject to:
(a) 
The parking permit shall be and remain in effect throughout the calendar year issued unless surrendered or revoked prior thereto.
(b) 
The issuance of a parking permit shall not obligate the Borough to furnish parking facilities to the holder of said parking permit.
(3) 
Permission to park may be revoked for any of the following:
(a) 
Falsely representing the ownership of a vehicle or the residence of the owner.
(b) 
The commission by the holder of a parking permit of any unlawful act prohibited by the laws of the State of New Jersey or for any act in violation of the provisions of this section or contrary to any regulation of the Borough pertaining to the use and occupation of any parking area while entering, parking or leaving such parking area as set forth in this section.
(4) 
Reproduction of any parking permit is prohibited.
(a) 
No person shall:
[1] 
Copy, reproduce, or otherwise create a parking permit authorized pursuant to this section.
[2] 
Create a facsimile or counterfeit parking permit.
[3] 
Display or use a parking permit knowing same to have been copied, reproduced or otherwise crafted in violation of this section.
(b) 
No person shall furnish false information or fraudulent documents in connection with an application for a parking permit.
(c) 
Any person found violating the provisions of this Subsection F shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $2,000 and/or imprisonment for not more than 10 days, and shall forfeit the right to receive or use a parking permit under this section for a period of three years.
(d) 
No parking permit may be issued to a person with three or more outstanding summonses for violation of any of the provisions of this Subsection F. Further, the Borough may provide for the removal of any vehicle which is allowed to stand or be parked in any parking area in violation of the provisions of this Subsection F. The owner of such vehicle shall bear the reasonable cost of removal and storage that may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle.
(5) 
Any violations under this Subsection F that are disputed by the resident to whom the parking permit was issued will be adjudicated in the Municipal Court of the Borough.
G. 
Proper signs shall be erected by the Borough pursuant to law (N.J.S.A. 39:4-198).
H. 
Violations and penalties. Any person, association or corporation who shall violate the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $150 per violation.
[Added 4-15-2015 by Ord. No. 2513-15]
A. 
Definitions and word usage. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BOROUGH
The Borough of Roselle.
MOTOR VEHICLE or VEHICLE
Includes all vehicles propelled otherwise than by muscular power, excepting such vehicles as run only upon rails or tracks and motorized bicycles, as defined in N.J.S.A. 39:1-1 et seq.
PARK STREET AREA
The 100 Block of Park Street that is within the confines of the Borough of Roselle property tax map.
B. 
Issuance of parking permit.
(1) 
Every resident who resides in the Park Street Area of the Borough shall be provided an annual parking permit for each vehicle registered at such address by the Roselle Police Department which permit shall be placed conspicuously on the vehicle's front driver's dashboard (if a placard) or driver-side rear window (if a sticker). The permits shall be numbered such that each permit may be associated with the resident who resides in the Park Street Area to whom it was issued. The permits shall be mailed by the Borough to the address provided by the resident as reflected in the application provided for in Subsection D hereof.
(2) 
Every resident who resides in the Park Street Area of the Borough may apply, not more than four times per month, to the Roselle Police Department for up to 10 daily guest parking permits per household. The daily guest parking permit shall be placed conspicuously on the vehicle's front driver's dashboard. The daily guest parking permit shall indicate the date for which it is valid (e.g., 8:00 p.m. Monday until 6:00 a.m. Tuesday), and identify the residence it is associated with in the Park Street Area. A resident may apply for additional guest parking permits, and upon a showing of good cause, the Police Department may issue additional permits. The daily guest parking permit shall be in such form as adopted by the Police Department.
C. 
Parking restriction. Parking in the Park Street Area shall be restricted to those licensed, registered and insured vehicles displaying a valid parking permit between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
D. 
Permits for residents. Any resident who desires a parking permit to enable him/her park a vehicle in nonmetered spaces in the Park Street Area during the restricted period may apply for a parking permit under this section by completing a form, to be provided by the Borough, detailing the applicant's name and address, insurance, and the registration number of the motor vehicle for which the applicant desires a parking permit. Residents may obtain a parking permit for each vehicle registered to such resident.
E. 
Placement of signs. Signs posted to indicate the requirements imposed by this section shall be placed in the Park Street Area in accordance with existing rules and regulations of the State of New Jersey.
F. 
Duration, restrictions and prohibitions.
(1) 
Each permit shall be issued upon request of any resident of the Park Street Area, on an annual basis commencing on January 3 of each year. There shall be no proration if less than the full relevant period remains at the time an application for a permit is submitted.
(2) 
Parking permission is subject to:
(a) 
The parking permit shall be and remain in effect throughout the calendar year issued unless surrendered or revoked prior thereto;
(b) 
The issuance of a parking permit shall not obligate the Borough to furnish parking facilities to the holder of said parking permit.
(3) 
Permission to park may be revoked for any of the following:
(a) 
Falsely representing the ownership of a vehicle or the residence of the owner;
(b) 
The commission by the holder of a parking permit of any unlawful act prohibited by the laws of the State of New Jersey or for any act in violation of the provisions of this section or contrary to any regulation of the Borough pertaining to the use and occupation of any parking area while entering, parking or leaving such parking area as set forth in this section.
(4) 
Reproduction of any parking permit is prohibited:
(a) 
No person shall:
[1] 
Copy, reproduce, or otherwise create a parking permit authorized pursuant to this section;
[2] 
Create a facsimile or counterfeit parking permit;
[3] 
Display or use a parking permit knowing same to have been copied, reproduced or otherwise crafted in violation of this section.
(b) 
No person shall furnish false information or fraudulent documents in connection with an application for a parking permit.
(c) 
Any person found violating the provisions of this Subsection F shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $2,000 and/or imprisonment for not more than 10 days, and shall forfeit the right to receive or use a parking permit under this section for a period of three years.
(d) 
No parking permit may be issued to a person with three or more outstanding summonses for violation of any of the provisions of Subsection F of this section. Further, the Borough may provide for the removal of any vehicle which is allowed to stand or be parked in any parking area in violation of the provisions of Subsection F of this section. The owner of such vehicle shall bear the reasonable cost of removal and storage that may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle.
(5) 
Any violations under Subsection F of this section that are disputed by the resident to whom the parking permit was issued will be adjudicated in the Municipal Court of the Borough.
G. 
Proper signs shall be erected by the Borough pursuant to law (N.J.S.A. 39:4-198).
H. 
Violations and penalties. Any person, association or corporation who shall violate the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $150 per violation.
I. 
This section shall not affect, repeal or revise § 113-60, governing no parking during certain hours and/or § 113-21, prohibiting no parking of trucks or buses within the Borough between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.