Harvey Cedars Wants ‘Good Neighbor’ Ordinance

The Harvey Cedars Borough Commission very last week released what it is calling 3 “good neighbor” ordinance amendments dealing with sounds, parking and pet dog squander.
“Good neighbor ordinances just replicate how the overpowering greater part of persons act, and how everyone must be addressed, for all those quite few that may possibly not assume to act that way,” mentioned Deputy Mayor John Imperiale. “I just want anyone to love their property, and these ordinances will assistance avoid disputes by neighbors.”
Concerning sounds, Imperiale mentioned the borough experienced place time limitations on sound designed by contractors performing on households, but there were being no limits on sound built by home owners. The amended ordinance now states that “no human being shall run or allow the operation of any leaf blower, garden mower, observed, drill, sander, grinder, or equivalent products outdoor Mondays by way of Fridays in advance of the several hours of 7 a.m. and following 6 p.m. just after Labor Day via Memorial Working day, or right before 8 a.m. and soon after 6 p.m. from Memorial Working day as a result of Labor Day.”
No this kind of get the job done is permitted on Saturdays and Sundays in advance of 8 a.m. and following 6 p.m. 12 months ’round.
Imperiale, who is commissioner of community safety and general public affairs, mentioned a different ordinance prohibits parking a car or truck in any a person place on any of the streets or areas of streets within just the borough for extended than seven consecutive times other than straight in front of the person’s very own assets
“There have been situations of folks heading away for the winter season, and leaving a motor vehicle someplace other than their own house,” he claimed. “That no for a longer time will be authorized.”
The deputy mayor claimed regarding puppy waste, the existing ordinance states feces should be picked up and set in a trash can.
“But then persons would dispose their puppy squander in any trash can they walked by,” mentioned Imperiale. “But now the amended ordinance states dog walkers have to take the squander dwelling for disposition, or wrapping the feces in a waterproof wrapping and inserting it in the dog owner’s dwelling trash can or a specified pet dog waste trash can. It shall not incorporate burial, or placement in a storm sewer.”
He stated other “good neighbor” ordinances are achievable.
“These are typically tweaks that people definitely need to not have a problem with,” said Imperiale. “It makes residing here easier for all of us.”
A general public listening to on the amended ordinance is scheduled for the fee meeting on Friday, Might 7 at 4:30 p.m.  —E.E.

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