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ORDINANCE 2017-12 ORDINANCE 2017-12 ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 95-36 ENTITLED "REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES,TOWNSHIP OF CHERRY HILL" CHAPTER X'TRAFFIC REGULATIONS", SECTION 10-8"TURN PROHIBITIONS" AND SECTION 10-14 "PARKING" WHEREAS, the Township of Cherry Hill is committed to preserving public safety and welfare, which includes protecting the safe travel of its citizens and the general public on streets and roads within the township; and WHEREAS, Cherry Hill Township Ordinance 95-26, Section 10-8 "PARKING" regulates and restricts parking along certain streets; and WHEREAS, the Cherry Hill Police Department Traffic Safety office has reviewed complaints of unsafe parking at Walt Whitman Blvd near Baldwin Road, at North Princeton Avenue near Haddonfield Road and at Valley Run Drive near Brookline Avenue;and WHEREAS, the Police Traffic Squad has conducted site inspections of these locations and has determined that further regulating parking along certain portions of Walt Whitman Boulevard, North Princeton Avenue and Valley Run Drive will improve traffic safety in the area of the Horace Mann Elementary School, the commercial-residential interface areas of North Princeton Avenue near Haddonfield Road and Valley Run Drive near Brookline Avenue, respectively;and WHEREAS, Cherry Hill Township Ordinance 95-26, Section 10-14 "TURN PROHIBITIONS" regulates right hand, left hand and U turns, at designated intersections within the Township of Cherry Hill; and WHEREAS, as a condition of approval, of the construction plans for the new Republic Bank at 457 Haddonfield Road, Camden County required the installation of a traffic island on Crescent Way, at its intersection with Chapel Avenue WHEREAS, this traffic island, by its configuration and placement restricts access onto Crescent Way from Chapel Ave to right turns only; and WHEREAS, the Police Department has received and confirmed numerous complaints of vehicles obstructing traffic on Chapel Ave while making the now-improper left turn onto Crescent Way; and WHEREAS, the Police Department has received and confirmed numerous complaints of vehicles turning left from Chapel Ave onto Third Ave and onto Woodland Ave in order to go back out onto Chapel to make a legal right turn onto Crescent; and WHEREAS, the Police Traffic Squad has determined that a large number of those vehicles are performing U- turns on Third Ave and on Woodland Ave in a manner that is unsafe to approaching and passing traffic and pedestrians; and WHEREAS, the Police Traffic Squad has determined that adding Chapel Ave at Crescent Way to the existing "Left Turn Prohibited" Ordinance and adding certain portions of Third Avenue and Woodland Avenue to the existing "U-Turn Prohibited" Ordinance is appropriate and warranted and will enhance traffic safety at these locations; and WHEREAS, in the interest of public safety and to enhance the safe and efficient movement of vehicular traffic upon the streets of Cherry Hill amendments to Ordinance 95-36 entitled "Revised General Ordinances Township of Cherry Hill" Chapter X,Sections 10-4 PARKING and 10-8 TURN PROHIBITIONS, are needed. Section I: NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Township Council of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, State of New Jersey that Ordinance 95-36 entitled "REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES, TOWNSHIP OF CHERRY HILL," Section 10-8 "PARKING" Subsection 10-8.7 "PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS" is hereby amended in pertinent part to include Walt Whitman Boulevard at Baldwin Road, North Princeton Ave. between Haddonfield Rd. and Oakview Ave., and Valley Run Dr.at Brookline Ave., as detailed below: 10-8.7 PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES ON CERTAIN STREETS(amended to include locations listed below) No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any streets or parts thereof described. Name of Street Sides Location Walt Whitman Blvd East Between each curb line of Baldwin Road to a point 50 feet therefrom North Princeton Ave North Between Haddonfield Road and Oakview Ave Valley Run Drive South From the western curb line of Brookline Ave extending to a point 75 feet to the west; BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, by the Township Council of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, State of New Jersey that Ordinance 95-36 entitled "REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES TOWNSHIP OF CHERRY HILL," Section 10-14 entitled "TURN PROHIBITIONS" Subsections 10-4.1 entitled "LEFT TURN PROHIBITED" and 10-14.2 entitled "U-TURN PROHIBITED" are hereby amended, as detailed below. 10-14 TURN PROHIBITIONS. 10-14.1 Leff Turn Prohibited (amended to read) No person shall make a left turn at any location listed and only in the manner described. Intersection Turn Prohibited Movement Prohibited Along Haddonfield-Berlin Road Left Into Block 526.66 Lot 1 and (CC No. 561) Block 528.66 Lot 2. From the Fast Food Restaurant Left Onto Haddonfield Road. on Route 70, Block 342.65 Lots 45 and 46. From 1200 Haddonfield Road (C.C. Left Southbound onto Haddonfield Road (C.C. #644), Block 134.01, Lot 1 #644). Haddonfield-Berlin Road and Left Eastbound on Haddonfield- Woodcrest Shopping Center Berlin Road to northbound into Woodcrest Shopping Center. Route 41 Left Southbound on Route 41 (Kings Highway North) (Kings Highway North) to Eastbound into the Haddon Savings Bank and Haddon Savings Bank located at 20 Route 70 West. Chapel Ave at Crescent Way Left Chapel Ave Westbound Onto Crescent Way 10-14.2 U-Turn Prohibited (amended to read) a. No person shall make a"U"Turn in either direction at the locations listed below: Street Location Springdale Road (CR 673) Beginning at the southerly curbline of Route No. 70 and Springdale Road (CR 673) and extending in a southerly direction to a point 2640 feet southerly therefrom. Third Avenue Beginning at Chapel Avenue and extending 500 feet to the south Woodland Avenue Beginning at Chapel Avenue and extending 500 feet to the south Section II: Any ordinance or parts of ordinance inconsistent with this amending ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistencies. Section III: This ordinance shall become effective twenty (20) days after passage and publication as required by law. INTRODUCED: JULY 24,2017 ADOPTED: AUGUST 14,2017 r n MAYOR, CHARLES M. CAHN 7117/ ATTEST: COU IL PRESIDENT -Rt NANCYRM � TOWNSHIP CLERK