Ordinances

2015 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.

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BOH 2015-01

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AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE SALE OF TOBACCO AND NICOTINE DELIVERY PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE (21) AND REPLACING BOARD OF HEALTH ORDINANCE 93-05
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
April 21, 2015
Date Adopted:
April 21, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE CREATING A NO STOPPING OR STANDING ZONE ON A PORTION OF LITTLEBROOK ROAD NORTH AND MAGNOLIA LANE AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968".
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
February 10, 2015
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AS A GENERAL IMPROVEMENT THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF SIDEWALKS ALONG A PORTION OF HAMILTON AVENUE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON, APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $17,000.00 THEREFOR, AND PROVIDING FOR THE FINANCING OF SAID APPROPRIATION BY THE MAKING OF A DOWN PAYMENT AND ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND NOTES.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 27, 2015
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AS A GENERAL IMPROVEMENT THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF SIDEWALKS ALONG A PORTION OF PROSPECT AVENUE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON, APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $17,000.00 THEREFOR, AND PROVIDING FOR THE FINANCING OF SAID APPROPRIATION BY THE MAKING OF A DOWN PAYMENT AND ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND NOTES OF SAID MUNICIPALITY.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 27, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING RESIDENTIAL AND NON-RESIDENTIAL AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FEES AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 27, 2015
Defeated
ORDINANCE # 2015-13 OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF PRINCETON CONCERNING SALARIES AND COMPENSATION OF CERTAIN PERSONNEL OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 27, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AUTHORIZING CONTRIBUTION FROM THE PRINCETON AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND TO THE ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY, KNOWN AS 9 HILLTOP DRIVE AND DESIGNATED AS LOT 5401 IN BLOCK 5 ON THE PRINCETON MUNICIPAL TAX MAP, BY YOUTH CONSULTATION SERVICE, INC., AND THE RENOVATION AND CREATION OF A GROUP HOME PROJECT BY YCS, IN CONSIDERATION OF YCS IMPLEMENTING AFFORDABLE HOUSING RESTRICTIONS ON THE PROPERTY SO AS TO PROVIDE PRINCETON WITH AFFORDABLE HOUSING CREDITS TOWARD PRINCETON’S FAIR SHARE AFFORDABLE HOUSING OBLIGATION
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 27, 2015
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR SIDEWALK REPAIRS IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $51,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $48,450 BONDS OR NOTES OF PRINCETON TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 27, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON ESTABLISHING A MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT FOR EMERGENCY POLICE SERVICES AMONG AND BETWEEN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF MERCER COUNTY PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:14-156, 40A:14-156.1, 40A:14-156.2 AND 40A:14-156.3.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
May 11, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REDUCING THE SPEED LIMIT ON EDGEHILL STREET FROM 25 MILES PER HOUR TO 20 MILES PER HOUR AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
June 8, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REGULATING PARKING ALONG EDGEHILL STREET AND A PORTION OF THE NORTH SIDE OF MERCER STREET IN THE VICINITY OF EDGEHILL STREET AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
June 8, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON 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”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
June 8, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A DEED OF CONSERVATION EASEMENT FOR BLOCK 2802, LOT 1.01, PRINCETON TAX MAP.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
February 10, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE MERGING ARTICLES I THROUGH III, V, VI, AND VII AND ARTICLE IV, DIVISIONS 1 THROUGH 13 OF THE PRINCETON BOROUGH AND TOWNSHIP LAND USE CODES AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968"
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
June 22, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON ESTABLISHING MID-BLOCK CROSSWALKS ON ALEXANDER STREET AND EDGEHILL STREET AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
July 13, 2015
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AUTHORIZING AS A GENERAL IMPROVEMENT THE ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 31-33 LYTLE STREET AND DESIGNATED ON THE PRINCETON TAX MAP AS BLOCK 15.02, LOTS 71 & 72 IN THE AMOUNT OF $525,000.00; THE DEMOLITION OF THE EXISTING STRUCTURE ON SAID PROPERTY FOR A COST OF $30,000.00 AND THEREFORE PROVIDING FOR A TOTAL APPROPRIATION OF THE SUM OF $555,000.00 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE NEW JERSEY LOCAL LAND AND BUILDINGS LAW, N.J.S.A. 40A:12-1 et seq. AND RECINDING PRINCETON ORDINANCE 2015-4..
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
July 27, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING ALARM SYSTEM REGISTRATIONS AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968".
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
August 10, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968".
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
August 10, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING THE PRINCETON POLICE DEPARTMENT AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968.”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
August 10, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING TAXIS AND OTHER VEHICLES FOR HIRE AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968.” Taxi Zones Map
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
August 10, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12-3 et seq.AUTHORIZING PRINCETON TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF BLOCK 15.02, LOT 37, PRINCETON TAX MAP FROM THE PRINCETON HOUSING AUTHORITY
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
August 10, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF PRINCETON CONCERNING SALARIES AND COMPENSATION OF CERTAIN PERSONNEL OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
August 24, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REGULATING PARKING ALONG RIVERSIDE DRIVE WEST IN THE VICINITY OF PROSPECT AVENUE AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
August 24, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REGULATING PARKING ALONG PORTIONS OF CLEVELAND LANE AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
March 9, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING DESIGNATED BUS STOP LOCATIONS ON WITHERSPOON STREET AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
August 24, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12-3 et seq.AUTHORIZING PRINCETON TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF BLOCK 15.02, LOT 38, PRINCETON TAX MAP FROM THE PRINCETON HOUSING AUTHORITY
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
September 15, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REGULATING PARKING ALONG VALLEY ROAD IN THE VICINITY OF WITHERSPOON STREET AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
September 15, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON INCREASING THE NUMBER OF ALTERNATE MEMBERS ON THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND AMENDING SECTION 10B-11 OF THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
September 28, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AUTHORIZING THE AMENDMENT OF CERTAIN EASEMENTS AND THE CONVEYANCE OF OTHER EASEMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE IN CONNECTION WITH THE PALMER SQUARE POST OFFICE BUILDING
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
October 12, 2015
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AS A LOCAL IMPROVEMENT SANITARY SEWER LATERAL REPAIRS BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON, FOR PROPERTIES ON VALLEY ROAD, JEFFERSON ROAD, EWING STREET AND NORTH HARRISON STREET, APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $336,000.00 THEREFORE, PROVIDING FOR THE FINANCING OF SAID APPROPRIATION BY THE MAKING OF A DOWN PAYMENT AND ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND NOTES OF SAID MUNICIPALITY AND FURTHER PROVIDING FOR THE SPECIAL ASSESSMENT OF ONE HUNDRED (100%) PERCENT OF THE COST THEREOF.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 7, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING ACCESSORY SIGNS IN PRINCETON’S BUSINESS DISTRICTS AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 7, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING LAND USE APPLICATION FEES AND AMENDING CHAPTERS 2 AND 10B OF THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 7, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON ELIMINATING THE ABILITY TO RECONSTRUCT A BUILDING TO ITS PRIOR NONCONFORMING FLOOR AREA RATIO, AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 7, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REVISING THE LOT FRONTAGE REQUIREMENTS IN THE FORMER TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON’S RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICTS AND AMENDING SECTION 10B-247 AND THE SCHEDULE OF ZONING REGULATIONS OF THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 7, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $600,000.00 FROM THE PRINCETON OPEN SPACE TRUST FUND AND AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF BLOCK 15.02, LOTS 71 AND 72, PRINCETON TOWNSHIP TAX MAP PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE NEW JERSEY LOCAL LAND AND BUILDINGS
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
March 23, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON ACCEPTING A RIGHT OF WAY DEDICATION FOR THE NEW ROUNDABOUT AREA LOCATED ON ALEXANDER STREET AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNIVERSITY PLACE.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 7, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING AMUSEMENTS AND LEGALIZED GAMES OF CHANCE AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968."
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 7, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING DESIGNATED BUS STOP LOCATIONS ON BUNN DRIVE AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 7, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING CHAPTER 34 OF THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974" CONCERNING SEWER CONNECTION FEES FOR THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 21, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING ANIMAL CONTROL AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968".
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 21, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REPEALING PROVISIONS RELATING TO AUCTIONEERS AND THE CABLE TELEVISION COMMITTEE OF THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968."
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 21, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING THE MUNICIPAL HOUSING CODE AND AMENDING CHAPTER 16, ARTICLES I, II AND III OF THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974.”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 21, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING THE FIRE PREVENTION CODE AND AMENDING CHAPTER 14, ARTICLE II OF THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974.”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 21, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REVISING THE DEFINITION OF FLOOR AREA RATIO AND OTHER TERMS, ELIMINATING CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS AND EXCLUSIONS FROM THE CALCULATION OF FLOOR AREA RATIO, AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
December 21, 2015
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A RATE OF HOURLY PAY FOR POLICE EXTRA DUTY AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
March 23, 2015
Defeated
PRINCETON CALENDAR YEAR 2015 ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET APPROPRIATION LIMITS AND TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 27, 2015
Defeated
2015-7 BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $9,175,865 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $8,472,007 BONDS OR NOTES OF PRINCETON TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 27, 2015
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PARKING UTILITY IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $495,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $495,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF PRINCETON TO FINANCE THE COST THEREOF.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 27, 2015
Defeated
ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $488,000 FROM THE SEWER TRUST FUND FOR VARIOUS SEWER IMPROVEMENTS IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 27, 2015
Defeated

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