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]
(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.