2016 Ordinances

The Borough Council has recently completed a five-year process of reviewing the entire Borough Code and making appropriate revisions. The updated code is now online. The Borough Code is a compilation of ordinances adopted by the Borough Council that establish both the organizational structure of the Borough's government, and local rules that must be followed within the Borough relating to a wide range of activities, including but not limited to: animals, garage sales, land use, solid waste, vehicles and traffic, traffic and parking, etc.


Ordinance No. 2172-16 (PDF) - Adopted January 4, 2016

  • Ordinance to fix the 2016 salaries, wages and compensation of the employees of the Borough of Hawthorne 

Ordinance No. 2151-15 (PDF)  - Adopted January 20, 2016

  • Amendment Ordinance Number 2134-15 employee salaries, to amend the salaries of UPSEU Blue-Collar Bargaining unit.

Ordinance No. 2153-16 (PDF)   - Adopted March 16, 2016

  • Authorizing the lease of a portion of lands located at the Municipal Pool Complex for installation of Cellular Communications Equipment

Ordinance No. 2152-16 (PDF) - Adopted March 16, 2016

  • Amendment Chapter 220, fees, section 220-9, construction code, uniform, so as to amendment permit fees for new construction and additions.

Ordinance No. 2154-16 (PDF)  - Adopted April 6, 2016

  • Bond Ordinance for 2016 Road Improvement Program.

Ordinance No. 2155-16 (PDF)  - Adopted April 6, 2016

  • Bond Ordinance for 2016 Local Improvements.

Ordinance No. 2156-16 (PDF)  - Adopted April 6, 2016

  • Ordinance adopting the Land Use and Zoning District Map of the BOH.

Ordinance No. 2157-16 (PDF) - Adopted April 6, 2016

  • Further Amendment and Supplement the code of the BOH, Chapter 505, Vehicles and Traffic, Article III, Parking, Standing and Stopping, Section 505-22, Angle Parking, XVII, Section 505-71

Ordinance No. 2158-16 (PDF)  - Adopted April 6, 2016

  • Fix the salaries, wages and compensation of the Employees of the BOH.

Ordinance No. 2159-16 (PDF)  - Adopted May 4, 2016

  • 2016 Municipal Budget Appropriation limits and to establish a cap bank pursuant to NJ.S.A 40A: 4 to 45.14 

Ordinance No. 2160-16 (PDF) - Adopted May 4, 2016

  • Amendment Chapter 370, property maintenance, as to create article II, vacant and abandoned properties and article III, registration of creditor in foreclosures.

Ordinance No. 2161-16 (PDF)  - Adopted June 1, 2016

  • Bond Ordinance for Rock Road Improvements appropriating $230,000 (NJDOT Grant $160,000).

Ordinance No. 2162-16 (PDF)  - June 1, 2016

  • Bond Ordinance for Rock Road sidewalks and driveway aprons or local assessments, appropriating ($40,000).

Ordinance No. 2163-16 (PDF)  - Adopted June 1, 2016

  •  Bond Ordinance  for Passaic Avenue sanitary sewer lining appropriating ($110,000).

Ordinance No. 2164-16 (PDF)  - Adopted June 15, 2016

  • Ordinance to fix salaries, wages and compensation of the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorne

Ordinance No. 2165-16 (PDF) - Adopted June 15, 2016

  • Ordinance to fix salaries, wages and compensation of the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorn

Ordinance No. 2167-16 (PDF) - Adopted July 6, 2016

  • Repealing and Replacing Chapter 25, Department of Public Safety, Article III, Fire Department

Ordinance No. 2168-16 (PDF)  - Adopted August 17, 2016

  • Ordinance to fix salaries, wages and compensation for 2016 for the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorne

Ordinance No. 2169-16 (PDF)  - Adopted December 21, 2016

  • Water Utility Capital Bond Ordinance (readopted)

Ordinance No. 2170-16 (PDF) - Adopted November 14, 2016

  • Ordinance to fix salaries, wages and compensation for 2016 for the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorne 

Ordinance No. 2171-16 (PDF) - Adopted December 7, 2016

  • Further Amendment and Supplement chapter 505, Article III, section 505-18, Parking prohibited at all times, schedule XIII, of the code of the Borough of Hawthorne so as to add thereto certain additional locations.