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ORDINANCE 2014-21 - Curb Cuts

ADOPTED: July 15, 2014

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF POINT PLEASANT BEACH, COUNTY OF OCEAN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING SECTION 19-15.3 of the MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROHIBIT DOUBLE CURB CUTS

WHEREAS, the Governing Body of the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach (hereinafter “Borough”) is mindful of its Land Use ordinances; and

WHEREAS, the Borough acknowledges certain problems associated with residential properties located within the flood hazard areas of Point Pleasant Beach; and

WHEREAS, the Borough has had a great number of curb cut requests come before the Governing Body; and

WHEREAS, the Borough desires to prohibit double curb cuts;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach, in the County of Ocean and State of New Jersey, as follows:

Section 1.

Section 19.15.3 entitled “Curbs, Gutters, and Catch Basins” shall be amended to add a new subsection, subsection “i.” New subsection “i” shall state:
i. No single or two family residences shall be permitted to have more than a single curb cut. All curb cut/driveway entrances constructed in the residential zones of the borough, as designated by the zoning ordinance, shall be not less than ten feet and not more than 13 feet in width for a one-car garage, and not less than 13 feet and not more than 16 feet in width for a two or more car garage.
Section 2.

In the event any section, part or provision of this Ordinance shall be held unconstitutional or invalid by any Court, such holding shall not affect the validity of this Ordinance or any remaining part of this Ordinance other than the part held unconstitutional or invalid.

Section 3.

All ordinances, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance, are hereby repealed to the extent of their inconsistencies.

Section 4.

This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon adoption and publication in the manner required by law.




NOTICE

TAKE NOTICE that the foregoing ordinance was introduced and passed on first reading at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach held on the 17th day of June, 2014 and will be further considered upon second reading for final passage at a regular meeting of the said Mayor and Council to be held on the Tuesday, the 15th day of July, 2014, at the Point Pleasant Beach Borough Hall, 416 New Jersey Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, at 7:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be reached, at which time and place any person desiring to be heard thereon will be given such opportunity.



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Maryann Ellsworth, RMC
Municipal Clerk


Published June19, 2014 | New Ordinances | 1895


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