Township of North Brunswick
Excerpts from Chapter 287, “Snow and Ice Removal”
of the Township Codebook
includes the following information:
Township Ordinance 287-6
A. During the appropriate months of the year, “No Parking — Snow Emergency” signs shall be posted on the following streets: [Amended 9-20-2010 by Ord. No. 10-24; 9-6-2011 by Ord. No. 11-15]
Snow Emergency Street List
Snow Emergency Streets
- Aaron Road
- Axel Avenue
- Beechwood Place from Glenridge Avenue to Cleremont Avenue
- Beverly Avenue from Oakwood Place to Livingston Avenue
- Carlisle Road
- Cleremont Avenue
- Cranbury Cross Road
- Hartland Commons
- Hermann Road
- Hidden Lake Drive
- Independence Boulevard: both sides of Route 130
- Masoma Road
- Nassau Street
- Newton Street
- North Oaks Boulevard
- Renaissance Boulevard North
- Ridgewood Avenue
- Schmidts Lane
- Serviss Avenue from the intersection with Stevens Street to dead end of Serviss Avenue
- Willowbrook Drive
- Woodland Avenue from Jerome terminus at Stevens Street
Partial-Snow Emergency Street List
Partial-Snow Emergency Streets
During the appropriate months of the year, “No Parking Snow Emergency — Parking Prohibited Area” signs shall be posted in areas of streets on which parking is prohibited only in selected sections of that street during snow emergencies:
- Haverford Street: both sides of street in an area between Lee Avenue and Livingston Avenue intersections
- Huron Road: both sides of street in an area between Axel Avenue and Jersey Avenue (State Route 91) intersections
- Linwood Place: both sides of street in an area between Glenridge Avenue and Woodland Avenue intersections
- Linwood Place: both sides of street in an area between Hermann Road and Cranbury Cross Road intersections
- Riverbend Drive: one side of street designated by posted No Parking — Snow Emergency signs
- Stevens Street: both sides of street in an area between Lee Avenue and Livingston Avenue intersections
- Village Drive East: western curb face of roadway designated by posting No Parking — Snow Emergency signs
- Village Drive South: northern curb face of roadway designated by posted No Parking — Snow Emergency signs
- Village Drive West: eastern curb face of roadway designated by posting No Parking — Snow Emergency signs
- Wood Avenue: both sides of street beginning at Route 130 intersection continuing to the emergency access gate into Birchwood Court at Wood Avenue terminus
(2) Parking prohibited area signage. In the case of streets having partial snow emergency parking restrictions, signage shall dictate “No Parking Snow Emergency; Parking Prohibited Area.”
B. The lack of such a sign on any of the described streets shall not be construed to mean that parking is permitted during snow emergencies.
Township Ordinance 287-7
Conditions Putting Ordinance Into Effect
A. Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the street, no vehicle shall be parked on either side of any street designated as “snow emergency street” nor shall any vehicle be parked in the selected sections of a street designated “Snow Emergency No Parking When Road Is Snow Covered Tow Away Zone.”
B. The above parking prohibition shall remain in effect after the snow has ceased, until the streets have been plowed sufficiently, and to the extent that parking will not interfere with the normal flow of traffic.
C. Whenever snow accumulation is forecasted or predicted to be 4 inches or more or if ice is forecasted or predicted, no person shall park, stop, stand or leave unattended or abandoned any vehicle on any Township street or road or Township field(s) from the first hour of commencement of the snow or ice to 12 hours after snow or ice ceases to fall as determined by the National Weather Service.
Enforcement & Exceptions
D. Authorized vehicles in Handicapped Parking spaces pursuant to NJSA 39:4-197.5, et seq., shall be exempt from the provisions of this section.
E. Any resident of the Township may park his/her vehicle in a Township Park parking lot or any parking lots so designated by the Director of Public Works or his designee for the duration of the snow/ice event. In addition, residents may park their vehicles anywhere on properties that they own or have an interest in provided they have written permission from the owner of the property.
F. Any vehicle remaining on a Township street or road that is in violation of this Section may be ticketed and/or towed from the street at the owner’s expense.
Township Ordinance 287-8
Removal of vehicles
Any unoccupied vehicle parked or standing in violation of this chapter shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulation of traffic, and any police officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle. The owner shall pay the reasonable costs of the removal and storage which may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle.