Ordinance No. 21-29

Introduced: August 23, 2021
Public Hearing: September 13, 2021
Status: Adopted

Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending and Supplementing § 99-33 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Schedule IX: Stop Intersections”

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WHEREAS, the Township of Vernon (“Township”) has received resident comments regarding concerns about the lack of traffic control signs at the intersection of Jenny Layne Road and Settlers Road; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to § 330-113 of the Township code, the design and placement of traffic signs in the Township must follow the requirements specified in the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (“MUTCD”) for Streets and Highways published by the U.S. Department of Transportation; and

WHEREAS, a determination has been made that the intersection of Jenny Layne Road and Settlers Road meets the MUTCD criterion for the installation of a stop sign and that it would be in the best interests of the Township to install a stop sign.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the by the Township Council of the Township of Vernon that the code of the Township of Vernon is hereby amended and supplemented as follows:

SECTION 1

§ 99-3. Schedule IX: Stop Intersections.

In accordance with the provisions of § 99-17, the following described intersections are hereby designated as stop intersections:

Stop Sign onAt Its Intersection With
Jenny Layne RoadSettlers Road

SECTION 2
Each section of this ordinance is an independent section, and the holding of any section or part thereof to be unconstitutional, void or ineffective for any cause shall not be deemed to affect the validity of constitutionality of any other sections or parts thereof.

SECTION 3
Any ordinances or parts thereof in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed as to their inconsistencies only.

SECTION 4
This Ordinance shall take effect immediately as provided by law.

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