New Jersey Revised Statutes § 27:14-29 - Applicability Of Article; Road Construction By Municipalities

27:14-29. Applicability of article; road construction by municipalities
The provisions of this article shall extend to townships, towns, boroughs, villages or any municipality.

The governing body, the assessor or assessors, the mayor or other chief executive officer, the clerk and the collector or other financial officer, respectively, of any municipality, shall have the power and shall perform all the duties imposed by this article upon the board of chosen freeholders, the county board of taxation, the director of the board of chosen freeholders, the county clerk and the county treasurer, respectively.

Any municipality may raise by taxation funds with which to pay for the cost of the construction of any road or roads, or may issue bonds for the payment thereof, in the same manner, as nearly as may be, as the board of chosen freeholders may do under this article, it being the expressed intention of this section to confer upon municipalities, full power to improve any road, or section of road, under the provisions of this article, all proceedings conforming, as nearly as may be practicable, to the provisions of this article.

Any such road, or section of road, so constructed by a municipality shall be exclusively under its jurisdiction and control and shall be repaired and maintained by it.

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