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File #: 22-0215    Version: 1 Name: Amending Ordinance to Increase Parking Penalties
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 2/17/2022 In control: Engineering
On agenda: 7/13/2022 Final action: 11/2/2022
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE APPENDIX 23:A SCHEDULE OF PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS - VIOLATIONS BUREAU, NEWARK MUNICIPAL COURT OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC, OF THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED BY INCREASING PENALTIES FOR PARKING VIOLATIONS. Failed 8-g 071322 Deferred 9-a 080322 Deferred 9-a (s) 081622
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Title
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE APPENDIX 23:A SCHEDULE OF PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS - VIOLATIONS BUREAU, NEWARK MUNICIPAL COURT OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC, OF THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED BY INCREASING PENALTIES FOR PARKING VIOLATIONS.

Failed 8-g 071322
Deferred 9-a 080322
Deferred 9-a (s) 081622

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WHEREAS, traffic violations impact safety and quality of life of the City and increased penalties can serve as a deterrent to this behavior; and

WHEREAS, the Business Administrator believes that it is in the best interest of the City of Newark to increase penalties associated with parking offenses to deter behavior and improve both safety and quality of life for residents of the City; and

WHEREAS, the increase represents a rate consistent with N.J.S.A. 39:4-203; and

WHEREAS, the level of increase represents a rate that more closely corresponds with rates in other urban areas.

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

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Section 1: Appendix 23:A Schedule of Penalties for Violations - Violations Bureau, Newark Municipal Court, of Title 23, Traffic, of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, as amended and supplemented, are hereby amended to adjust the following penalties, under Section I Traffic Section, subsection 1. Designated Offenses:

Penalty
23:5-1 Parking Prohibited at All Times $35.00 $45.00

23:5-2 Parking Prohibited Between 11:00 p.m.
and 5:00 a.m. for Commercial Vehicles $45.00 $55.00

23:5-3 Parking Prohibited between 2:00 a.m.
and 5:00 a.m. $45.00 $55.00

23:5-4 Parking Limited to One Hour $35.00 $45.00

23:5-5 Parking Limited to Two (2) Hours $35.00 $45.00

23:5-5.1 Four (4) Hour Parking for Non-residential
Parking $45.00

23:5-6 Stopping or Standin...

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