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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Borough Snow Removal Ordinance

10-5 SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL

10-5.1 Removal Along Certain Sidewalks; Zone Hours. The owner or occupant of every lot fonting any street or public place within the limits of the Borough shall remove snow and ice from any sidewalk bordering the lot according to the following schedule:

a. Zone A: which includes Raritan Avenue and Woodbridge Avenue; remove all snow and ice to a width of forty inches (40"), or if said sidewalk is less than forty inches (40"), then to the width of the sidewalk, and the curb cuts, within two (2) hours after such snow or ice shall be formed or fall thereon, or if this shall be during other than daylight hours, then within two (2) hours after the beginning of daylight.

b. Zone B: which includes all parts of the Borough except those in Zone A; remove all snow and ice to a width of forty inches (40"), or if said sidewalk is less than forty inches (40"), then to the width of the sidewalk, within twelve (12) hours of daylight after such snow or ice shall be formed or fall thereon, or if this shall be other than daylight then within twelve (12) hours after the beginning of daylight.

c. A person who owns or controls a parking area which is open to the public or to which the public is invited and which contains special parking spaces for the use of persons who have been issued a placard of wheelchair symbol license plates pursuant to P.l. 1949, c.280 (C.39:4-204 m ~.) shall be responsible for assuring that access to these special parking spaces and to curb cuts or other improvements designed to provide accessibility for handicapped persons is not obstructed. If snow or ice is obstructing the special parking space, curb cut or other improvement designed to provide accessibility for the handicapped, it shall be removed within two (2) hours after such snow or ice shall be formed or fall thereon, or if this shall be during other than daylight then within two (2) hours after the beginning of daylight.  (Sections a, b & c amended by Ord. No.1649, adopted 3/1/05)

10-5.2  Owner's Refusal to Remove: Removal by Borough.  In the case owner or occupant of any such lot of land fronting on any street, highway or public place in the Borough shall refuse or neglect to comply with the provisions of subsection 10-5.1 and remove such snow and ice from the sidewalk within the times established by subsection 10-5.1 the Borough, through its Superintendent of Streets and Roads, may cause snow and ice to be removed from such sidewalk and curb cut bordering such lot at the expense of the owner of each lot.

(Ord#11 adopted 3/1/05)
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