Ordinances

2016 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.

Documents
Ordinance Description
Status
2016-01 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:
January 25, 2016
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 3(e)(1) OF BOND ORDINANCE NUMBERED #2015-7 OF PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, FINALLY ADOPTED APRIL 27, 2015 IN ORDER TO AMEND THE DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
March 28, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AMENDING THE EDUCATION 4 (E4) ZONE DESIGNATION IN THE MUNICIPALITY, BY REMOVING BLOCK 9301, LOT 22 FROM THE RESIDENTIAL (R2) ZONE AND ADDING LOT 22 TO THE EDUCATIONAL 4 (E4) ZONE ON THE PRINCETON TOWNSHIP ZONING MAP AND AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968” IN CONNECTION THEREWITH (THE HUN SCHOOL OF PRINCETON).
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
March 28, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING CONSTRUCTION SITE MAINTENANCE AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974."
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
March 28, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING CONSTRUCTION CODE ENFORCEMENT 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:
March 28, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REGARDING THE COMPLETE STREETS, BICYCLE ADVISORY AND PUBLIC TRANSIT ADVISORY COMMITTEES AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968.”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
March 28, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING VALET PARKING AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974.”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
March 28, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CREATING A NEW HISTORIC PRESERVATION OVERLAY DISTRICT TO BE KNOW AS THE “WITHERSPOON–JACKSON HISTORIC DISTRICT” AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 11, 2016
Defeated
ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON DESIGNATING TWO HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACES ON JEFFERSON ROAD AND AMENDING THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY 1968 (PUBLIC HEARING APRIL 11, 2016)
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 11, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REGULATING METERED ON-STREET PARKING ZONES PARKING ALONG PALMER SQUARE SOUTH AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY 1974” (PUBLIC HEARING APRIL 11, 2016)
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 11, 2016
Defeated
ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET APPROPRIATION LIMITS & TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 25, 2016
Defeated
2016-02 BOND ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON AUTHORIZING AS A GENERAL IMPROVEMENT THE ACQUISITION OF BLOCK 4201, LOTS 4, 5 AND 17, PRINCETON TAX MAP ADDING 20.4 ACRES OF LAND TO THE PRINCETON RIDGE PRESERVE, APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $4,450,000.00 THEREFORE, PROVIDING FOR THE FINANCING OF SAID APPROPRIATION BY THE MAKING OF A DOWN PAYMENT FROM THE PRINCETON OPEN SPACE FUND AND THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND NOTES OF THE SAID MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
February 8, 2016
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $10,904,286 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $8,866,063 BONDS OR NOTES OF PRINCETON TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 25, 2016
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR PARKING UTILITY FACILITY REPAIRS AND THE ACQUISITION OF A VEHICLE FOR THE PARKING UTILITY IN AND BY PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $203,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $203,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF FOR FINANCING THE COST THEREOF.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 25, 2016
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR SANITARY SEWER SYSTEMS AND ROAD RECONSTRUCTION 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 PART OF THE COST THEREOF.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
April 25, 2016
Defeated
ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $690,000 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 25, 2016
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AUTHORIZING AS A LOCAL IMPROVEMENT THE INSTALLATION OF CURBING ON A PORTION OF PARDOE ROAD, APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $25,000.00 THEREFORE, PROVIDING FOR THE FINANCING OF SAID APPROPRIATION BY THE MAKING OF A DOWN PAYMENT AND ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND NOTES OF PRINCETON AND FURTHER PROVIDING FOR THE SPECIAL ASSESSMENT OF ONE HUNDRED (100%) PERCENT OF THE COST THEREOF.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
May 9, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AMENDING THE “WITHERSPOON–JACKSON HISTORIC DISTRICT” AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
May 23, 2016
Defeated
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:
May 23, 2016
Defeated
BOND ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON AUTHORIZING AS A LOCAL IMPROVEMENT THE INSTALLATION OF A PUBLIC SANITARY SEWER MAIN AND LATERALS ALONG A PORTION OF SNOWDEN LANE AND VAN DYKE ROAD, APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $775,000.00 THEREFORE, PROVIDING FOR FINANCING OF SAID APPROPRIATION BY THE MAKING OF A DOWN PAYMENT AND ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND NOTES OF PRINCETON AND FURTHER PROVIDING FOR THE SPECIAL ASSESSMENT OF ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE COST THEREOF.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
May 23, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13 AUTHORIZING AN EASEMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF BLOCK 9902, LOTS 10 AND 11, PRINCETON TAX MAP.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
June 27, 2016
Defeated
2016-03 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REGULATING PARKING ALONG MOUNT LUCAS ROAD AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968"
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
February 8, 2016
Defeated
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:
June 27, 2016
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 27, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING TREES AND SHRUBS AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968.”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
June 27, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION, AMENDING CHAPTER 14A OF THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”, AND REPEALING CHAPTER 9A OF THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
July 11, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING TREES AND SHRUBS AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968.”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
September 12, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE GRANTING RENEWAL OF MUNICIPAL CONSENT TO COMCAST OF CENTRAL NEW JERSEY II. TO CONSTRUCT, CONNECT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A CABLE TELEVISION AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM IN THE MUNICAPALITY OF PRINCETON, MERCER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
September 12, 2016
Defeated
REFUNDING BOND ORDINANCE OF PRINCETON, IN THE COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY, PROVIDING FOR THE REFUNDING OF ALL OR A PORTION OF CERTAIN GENERAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS OF 2007 AND GENERAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS OF 2010 ORIGINALLY ISSUED BY THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON AND GENERAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS OF 2009 AND GENERAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS OF 2011, ORIGINALLY ISSUED BY THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, APPROPRIATING $16,000,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE BY PRINCETON OF ONE OR MORE SERIES OF REFUNDING BONDS IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT EXCEEDING $16,000,000 FOR FINANCING THE COST THEREOF.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
September 26, 2016
Defeated
AUTHORIZATION OF $95,000.00 TO ACQUIRE PERMANENT RIGHT OF WAY DEDICATIONS AND TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENTS FROM FIVE PROPERTIES ON CHERRY VALLEY ROAD (#200, 206, 212, 222, AND 224) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON FOR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
September 26, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON ESTABLISHING A CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974” AND “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968”.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
October 24, 2016
Defeated
2016-04 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REGULATING PARKING ALONG PROSPECT AVENUE AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974"
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
February 8, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRINCETON CONCERNING TREES AND SHRUBS AND SPECIFICALLY THE INFESTATION OF THE EMERALD ASH BORER, AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968.”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
October 24, 2016
Defeated
AN ORDINANCE REVISING THE CODE OF PRINCETON REGARDING THE SETBACK OF PORCHES, AMENDING THE CALCULATION OF PREVAILING SETBACK, AMENDING FLOOR AREA, 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 19, 2016
Defeated
2016-5 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REQUIRING DIRECT DEPOSIT OF NET PAY AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1968"
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
February 29, 2016
Defeated
2016-06 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON ESTABLISHING A YOUTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND AMENDING THE "CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974.”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
February 29, 2016
Defeated
2016-07 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON REGULATING METERED ON-STREET PARKING ALONG PAUL ROBESON PLACE AND AMENDING THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
February 29, 2016
Defeated
2016-08 ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON, PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12-3 ET SEQ., TO ACQUIRE A PERMANENT, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR A SIDEWALK AND RETAINING WALL ON BLOCK 7004, LOT 1, PRINCETON TAX MAP (11 STATE ROAD) FOR THE NOT TO EXCEED AMOUNT OF $4,300.00
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
February 29, 2016
Defeated
2016-09 AN ORDINANCE BY PRINCETON CONCERNING THE PRINCETON PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE AND AMENDING CHAPTER 26, “POLICE DEPARTMENT,” OF THE “CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 1974.”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
February 29, 2016
Defeated

Defeated Ordinances

Documents
Ordinance Description
Status
2016-41 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. Introduced 10/10/16 and 2nd reading 10/24/16 Carried to 11/28/16 ; DEFEATED 11/28/16
Status:
Defeated
Introduced:
October 10, 2016
Public Hearing:
October 24, 2016
Date Adopted:
Defeated:
November 28, 2016

Archive

The prior Borough of Princeton and Township of Princeton Code Books will be combined into a single Princeton Code Book. Until the new Princeton Code Book is ready you may check the prior Code Books.

Township Code BookBorough Code Book

Register for Updates, News & Emergency Alerts

sign up here