Ordinance No. 16-29

Introduced: November 28, 2016
Public Hearing: December 12, 2016
Status: Adopted

An ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, and State of New Jersey amending Chapter 518 of the township code entitled “Towing”

BE IT ORDAINED by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, and State of New Jersey that Chapter 518 entitled “Towing” of the Code of the Township of Vernon is hereby amended as follows:

SECTION I. §518-8(C) is hereby amended, supplemented, and revised by changing “Storage Per Day” service rates as follows:

§518-8. Service rates.


Motor vehicle outside - $50 Motor vehicle inside - $75

SECTION II. §518-11 entitled “Towing services for Township vehicles” is hereby added as follows:

§518-11. Towing services for Township vehicles.

The Towing Permit Holder shall provide all towing services free of charge to all Township of Vernon motor vehicles, ten thousand (10,000) pounds or less, within a thirty (30) mile radius. The Township will incur half (1/2) of the initial tow service fee set forth in section §518-8(C), for towing of all Township vehicles that are outside a thirty (30) mile radius from the Township/Municipal Building located at 21 Church Street, Vernon and no other charges or fees.

SECTION III. All other provisions of Chapter 518 shall remain unchanged.

SECTION IV. If any article, section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is, for any reason, held to be unconstitutional or invalid, such decision shall not affect the remaining portions of this Ordinance and they shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION V. In the event of any inconsistencies between the provisions of this Ordinance and any prior ordinance of the Township, the provisions hereof shall be determined to govern. All other ordinances of the Township are hereby ratified and confirmed, except where inconsistent with the terms hereof.

SECTION VI. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon final passage and publication according to law.