WEATHER ALERT and REMINDERS

Winter Weather

LOCAL REGULATIONS REGARDING SNOW EMERGENCIES

NO PARKING WHEN 3" or more of Snow Covers Roadway

* Local ordinance 835:196-25 states that no vehicles may be parked on Township streets when 3" or more of snow has accumulated. Vehicle must remain off of the streets until they have been plowed sufficiently and to the extent that parking will not interfere with the normal flow of traffic.

ATTENTION: The Towship Council voted and approved an increase in the fines for violation of the snow emergency parking ordinance. A violation of 835:196-25 will result in a fine of $50 per violation

SIDEWALKS NEED TO BE CLEARED AFTER SNOW STORM

* Local ordinance 203:168-1 requires sidewalks to be cleared of snow and ice within 12 daylight hours of the snow ending.

ILLEGAL TO SHOVEL / THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET

* Local ordinance 203:168-3 states no person shall place or deposit snow or ice, for the purpose of disposing of same, in or upon any public street, avenue, highway or roadway of any kind or in or upon any public sidewalk and walkway.

 

MUST CLEAR SNOW ICE FROM VEHICLE PRIOR TO OPERATION

* NJSA 39:4-77.1 states each driver of a motor vehicle operated on a street or highway in this State shall have an affirmative duty to make all reasonable efforts to remove accumulated ice or snow from exposed surfaces of the motor vehicle prior to operation, which surfaces shall include, but not be limited to, the hood, trunk, windshield, windows, and roof of the motor vehicle, the cab of a truck, the top of a trailer or semitrailer being drawn by a motor vehicle, and the top of an intermodal freight container being carried by an intermodal chassis. A person who violates the provisions of this subsection may be stopped on a street or highway by a law enforcement officer who believes the accumulated ice or snow may pose a threat to persons or property and shall be subject to a fine of not less than $25 or more than $75 for each offense regardless of whether any snow or ice is dislodged from the motor vehicle.

IMPORTANT WEATHER RELATED LINKS

Sign Up For Saddle Brook's NIXLE Emergency Notification System

FEMA DISASTER GUIDE
(29 page booklet / instructions)

DIAL 2-1-1 for General Information and Referalls

LINKS TO SITES RELATED TO MOLD

WEATHER CHANNEL
(www.weather.com)

ACCUWEATHER.COM

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER

HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION

National Weather Service Forecast Office for NY / Metro Area

USGS INFORMATION ON SADDLE RIVER LEVELS & SPEED

USGS Mobile/Email ALERTS for the SADDLE RIVER

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NJ STATE OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - WINTER PREPARADENESS INFORMATION
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To check for school closings, delays, etc, please DO NOT CALL THE POLICE as it ties up emergency lines. 

Keep track of severe weather by watching the weather forecasts on TV, radio or the Internet.  

 

 

Saddle Brook Office of Emergency Management

NJ STATE OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - WINTER PREPARADENESS