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2017 Proposed and Adopted Ordinances

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Proposed Ordinances
Ordinance Description
Status
2017-13 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON GRANTING A THIRTY-FOOT WIDE UTILITY EASEMENT TO PSE&G ON BLOCK 12.01 LOT 22 (ONE MONUMENT DRIVE) IN THE VICINITY OF THE BAYARD LANE DRIVEWAY FOR A SUM OF $5,000.00

Introduced 3/13/17
Public Hearing 4/3/17

Not Adopted May 8, 2017

2017-18 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING OVERNIGHT PARKING AND APPLICABLE PERMIT CRITERIA, AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968.”

Introduced 4/3/17
Public Hearing 4/24/17

Not Adopted April 24, 2017

2017-55 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY  OF  PRINCETON AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF  THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”. Introduced 10/9/17
Public Hearing 11/13/17
2017-56 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING THE PRINCETON FIRE DEPARTMENT AND AMENDING CHAPTER 8 OF THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” AND THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974.” Introduced 10/9/17
Public Hearing 11/13/17
2017-57 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12-21(L) AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE FOR NOMINAL CONSIDERATION TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, BURLINGTON COUNTY AND GREATER TRENTON-PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY AFFILIATE, INC., BLOCK 15.02, LOT 71 PRINCETON MUNICIPAL TAX MAP. Introduced 10/23/17
Public Hearing 11/13/17
2017-58 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON REGULATING HANDICAPPED PARKING ON CHESTNUT STREET AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” AND “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974.” Introduced 10/23/17
Public Hearing 11/13/17

Adopted Ordinances
The following ordinances have been adopted. Please note there is a delay between the time an ordinance is adopted and the time it will appear in the Princeton Code Book.
Ordinance No.
Description
Date Adopted
2017-01 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING THE ANIMAL CONTROL ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND AMENDING SECTION 2-116 OF THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, 1968.” Adopted 2/13/17
2017-02 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON ABOLISHING THE “GENERAL BOARD FOR MAKING ASSESSMENTS FOR LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS” AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968." Adopted 2/13/17
2017-03 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON REGULATING NO PARKING AND TWO HOUR PARKING ON THE EAST SIDE OF PINE STREET AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” Adopted 2/13/17
2017-04 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON REGULATING NO PARKING ON THE NORTH SIDE OF RUSSELL ROAD BETWEEN WINANT ROAD AND HUN ROAD, AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”. Adopted 2/13/17
2017-05 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON REGULATING NO PARKING, TWO-HOUR PARKING AND TEN HOUR PARKING ON THE NORTH SIDE OF MERCER STREET BETWEEN NASSAU STREET (NJ ROUTE 27) AND EDGEHILL STREET, AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”. Adopted 2/13/17
2017-06 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON REGULATING NO PARKING AND TWO-HOUR PARKING ON CARNAHAN PLACE AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” Adopted 2/13/17
2017-07 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING GARBAGE, REFUSE AND RECYCLING AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968". Adopted 2/13/17
2017-08 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING HOME OCCUPATIONS IN PRINCETON’S RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” AND “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”. Adopted 2/27/17
2017-09 ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET APPROPRIATION LIMITS & TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK (N.J.S.A. 40A:4-45.14) Adopted 3/27/17
2017-11 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONTINUING IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 22-15 OF THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” REGULATING THE HOURS OF OPERATION OF RESTAURANTS, RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS, RETAIL SALES, AND PERSONAL SERVICES BUSINESSES ON PROPERTIES WITHIN OR ABUTTING A RESIDENTIAL ZONE Adopted 3/27/17
2017-12 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING THE PRINCETON HIGH SCHOOL/WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE NEIGHBORHOOD PERMIT PARKING DISTRICT AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” AND “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”. Adopted 3/27/17
2017-14 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING ALARM SYSTEM REGISTRATION FEES AND AMENDING SECTION 2-118 OF THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” Adopted 4/3/17
2017-15 AN ORDINANCE OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON AUTHORIZING THE VACATION OF A TEN-FOOT WIDE ACCESS EASEMENT ACROSS BLOCK 1403, LOT 18 ON THE PRINCETON TAX MAPS (221 HERRONTOWN ROAD) Adopted 4/24/17
2017-16 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON ACCEPTING THE DEDICATION FOR OPEN SPACE PURPOSES OF A ±7.526-ACRE PARCEL ABUTTING THE HERRONTOWN WOODS ARBORETUM Adopted 4/24/17
2017-17 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING LITTER AND LITTERING AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968." Adopted 4/24/17
2017-19 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 34 OF THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974" CONCERNING SEWER CONNECTION FEES Adopted 5/22/17
2017-20 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON ACCEPTING “TITLE 39 JURISDICTION” OVER THE GRIGGS CORNER PARKING YARD AND AMENDING CHAPTER 19, ARTICLE XI, “PARKING” OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974. Adopted 5/22/17
2017-21 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON REGULATING AND ESTABLISHING PARKING FEES FOR THE USE OF PARKING SPACES AT THE SPRING STREET MUNICIPAL PARKING GARAGE FOR CHARGING OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”. Adopted 5/22/17
2017-22 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON REGULATING SPEED LIMITS ON HUTCHINSON DRIVE AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” Adopted 5/22/17
2017-23 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON REGULATING SPEED LIMITS ON GREAT ROAD AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968" Adopted 5/22/17
2017-24 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON ESTABLISHING A THREE-HOUR METERED PARKING ZONE ON THE EAST SIDE OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, BETWEEN COLLEGE ROAD AND THE BERLIND CROSSWALK, AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”. Adopted 6/26/17
2017-25 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON EXTENDING THE NO PARKING ZONE ON THE EAST SIDE OF ALEXANDER STREET, NORTH OF FACULTY ROAD, AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”. Adopted 5/22/17
2017-26 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CANCELLING SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OR INSTALLATION OF SIDEWALKS ALONG MOORE STREET, PARK PLACE, VANDEVENTER AVENUE, WILLOW STREET AND AUTHORIZING THE COST OF SAID IMPROVEMENTS AS A GENERAL IMPROVEMENT. Adopted 6/12/17
2017-27 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CANCELLING SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OR INSTALLATION OF SIDEWALKS ALONG POE ROAD AND EDGEHILL STREET AND AUTHORIZING THE COST OF SAID IMPROVEMENTS AS A GENERAL IMPROVEMENT. Adopted 6/12/17
2017-28 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING THE COMPLETE STREETS COMMITTEE AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974.” Adopted 6/12/17
2017-29 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON DESIGNATING BUS STOP LOCATIONS AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”. Adopted 6/12/17
2017-30 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON REGULATING STORMWATER MANAGEMENT AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974" AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968" Adopted 6/12/17
2017-31 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $982,000 FROM THE SEWER CONNECTION FEES FOR VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY Adopted 6/12/17
2017-32 BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $1,515,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $1,515,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF PRINCETON TO FINANCE THE COST THEREOF Adopted 6/12/17
2017-33 BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PARKING UTILITY IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $115,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $115,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF PRINCETON TO FINANCE THE COST THEREOF Adopted 6/12/17
2017-35 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A CONSERVATION EASEMENT FOR A PORTION OF BLOCK 4301, LOT 3, PRINCETON TAX MAP. Adopted 6/12/17
2017-36 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON ACCEPTING THE DONATION OF VACANT REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 224 CHERRY VALLEY ROAD AND DESIGNATED AS BLOCK 601, LOT 2 ON THE PRINCETON TAX MAPS. Adopted 6/12/17
2017-37 BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $6,562,590 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $5,980,180 BONDS OR NOTES OF PRINCETON TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF. Adopted 6/26/17
2017-38 BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS TO THE LIBRARY IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $275,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $261,500 BONDS OR NOTES OF PRINCETON TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF. Adopted 7/10/17
2017-39 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PRINCETON TO ENTER INTO A POCKET PARK EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH AVALON PRINCETON, LLC PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A.40A:12-4. Adopted 6/26/17
2017-40 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON TO DESIGNATE A HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACE WITHIN THE WASHINGTON OAKS AT PRINCETON DEVELOPMENT ON BRICKHOUSE ROAD AND TO AMEND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968" Adopted 6/26/17
2017-41 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON REDUCING THE WEIGHT LIMIT ON LOVERS LANE FROM FIVE TONS TO FOUR TONS AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY 1968" Adopted 6/26/17
2017-42 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON TO ESTABLISH NO PARKING ON THE FIRST AND THIRD WEDNESDAY MORNINGS OF THE MONTH IN THE WITHERSPOON JACKSON NEIGHBORHOOD TO ACCOMMODATE STREET CLEANING OPERATIONS AND TO AMEND THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974" AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, 1968" Adopted 6/26/17
2017-43 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON RE-ESTABLISHING TWO-HOUR NON-METERED PARKING ON THE EAST SIDE OF CARNAHAN PLACE AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY 1968" Adopted 6/26/17
2017-44 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING SEWER SERVICE CHARGES AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY 1974" AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968" Adopted 6/26/17
2017-45 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON ADDING PERSONAL SERVICES TO THE LIST OF PERMITTED USES IN THE S-1 AND S-2 SERVICE DISTRICTS, ESTABLISHING OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR SAID USES, AND AMENDING CHAPTER 10B OF THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” Adopted 6/26/17
2017-46 AN ORDINANCE REVISING THE CODE OF PRINCETON REGARDING RESIDENTIAL CLUSTERS AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” Adopted 8/21/17
2017-47 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF THE “FRANKLIN AVENUE PARKING LOT”, BLOCK 21.04, LOT 27 TAX MAP OF PRINCETON PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12-3 ET SEQ. Adopted 7/10/17
2017-48 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AUTHORIZING CONTRIBUTION FROM THE PRINCETON AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND TO PARTIALLY REIMBURSE COMMUNITY OPTIONS, INC. (“COI”) FOR ITS ACQUISTION OF REAL PROPERTY, KNOWN AS 24 DORANN AVENUE AND DESIGNATED AS LOT 20 IN BLOCK 7308 ON THE PRINCETON MUNICIPAL TAX MAP, AND/OR FUND ITS RENOVATION AND CREATION OF A GROUP HOME PROJECT, IN CONSIDERATION OF COI IMPLEMENTING AFFORDABLE HOUSING RESTRICTIONS ON THE PROPERTY SO AS TO PROVIDE PRINCETON WITH AFFORDABLE HOUSING CREDITS TOWARD PRINCETON’S FAIR SHARE AFFORDABLE HOUSING OBLIGATION Adopted 7/10/17
2017-49 AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF PRINCETON CONCERNING SALARIES AND COMPENSATION OF CERTAIN PERSONNEL OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON Adopted 7/10/17
2017-50 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CREATING A NO STOPPING OR STANDING ZONE ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF PAUL ROBESON PLACE BETWEEN CHAMBERS STREET AND WITHERSPOON STREET, AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” Adopted 8/21/17
2017-51 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING CONDITIONAL USES IN RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICTS AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” AND THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”. Adopted 10/23/17
2017-52 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY PRINCETON REVISING THE DEFINITION OF FLOOR AREA TO ADDRESS CATHEDRAL CEILING SPACE, AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” Adopted 10/23/17
2017-53 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING LAND USE FEES AND AMENDING CHAPTER 10B OF THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” Adopted 10/23/17
2017-54 AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF EASEMENTS FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL IMPROVEMENTS AT THE INTERSECTION OF NORTH HARRISON STREET AND HAMILTON AVENUE FROM BLOCK 31.03 LOT 60 (277 HAWTHORNE AVENUE), BLOCK 31.02 LOT 75.02 (88 NORTH HARRISON STREET), BLOCK 32.07 LOT 177 (200 HAMILTON AVENUE) AND BLOCK 32.12 LOT 1 (QUEENSTON COMMONS) FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000.00 Adopted 10/23/17

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