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File #: 18-1806    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance: Armed Security Guards Required and Surveillance Cameras for Public or Private Buildings (50 to 100 Housing Units) (LM)
Type: Ordinance Status: Tabled
File created: 11/20/2018 In control: Municipal Council and City Clerk
On agenda: 2/6/2019 Final action: 3/20/2019
Title: AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPLEMENT TITLE 18, CHAPTER 5, SECURITY, ARTICLE 1, HOUSING GUARDS, 18:5-1.1 ARMED SECURITY GUARD REQUIRED, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING A NEW SUBSECTION 18:5-1.1(c), PETITION TO REDUCE OR INCREASE THE HOURS OF ARMED SECURITY GUARDS FOR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE BUILDINGS WITH FIFTY (50) OR MORE HOUSING UNITS AND AMENDING 18:5-1.5 TO REQUIRE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS NEAR ENTRANCES AND EXITS OF SAID BUILDINGS. Deferred 6F-e 022219 Deferred 6F-e 030619 Tabled McIver/Ramos 6F-e 032019
Sponsors: LaMonica R. McIver
Related files: 19-0429
Title
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPLEMENT TITLE 18, CHAPTER 5, SECURITY, ARTICLE 1, HOUSING GUARDS, 18:5-1.1 ARMED SECURITY GUARD REQUIRED, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING A NEW SUBSECTION 18:5-1.1(c), PETITION TO REDUCE OR INCREASE THE HOURS OF ARMED SECURITY GUARDS FOR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE BUILDINGS WITH FIFTY (50) OR MORE HOUSING UNITS AND AMENDING 18:5-1.5 TO REQUIRE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS NEAR ENTRANCES AND EXITS OF SAID BUILDINGS.
Deferred 6F-e 022219
Deferred 6F-e 030619
Tabled McIver/Ramos 6F-e 032019

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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, THAT:

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SECTION 1: Title 18, Chapter 5, Security, Article 1, Housing Guards, 18:5-1.1 Armed Security Guard Required of the Revised General Ordinances of the City of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, as amended and supplemented, is amended as follows:

18:5-1. HOUSING UNIT GUARDS

18:5-1.1. Armed Security Guard Required.

a. Except as otherwise provided all owners/developers of public and private buildings operating a building unit in the City of Newark which contains fifty (50) over one hundred (100) or more housing units (defined as fifty (50) one hundred (100) certificates of occupancy under one (1) ownership entity within a one (1) or two (2) block radius) shall be required to have present on the premises an armed security guard for eight (8) hours per day, and an unarmed security guard for the remaining sixteen (16) hours per day, during each day of the year. In the event that no one building entrance has access to fifty (50) one hundred (100) or more housing units, then the security guard shall be required to patrol the entire complex and provide adequate proof of the regular patrol of the entire premises. The provisions of this section shall apply to any dwelling unit which is a condomi...

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