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Statutory Authority/Rules and Regulations

Current Rules

The rules of the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) are established within the New Jersey Administrative Code (N.J.A.C.) Title 16, Transportation. Rules expire every seven years and must be re-adopted or allowed to lapse.

Courtesy copies of Department rules can be viewed below. For your convenience the Motor Vehicle Commission's rule describing the process to obtain permits for overdimensional or overweight vehicles is also found below. The official version found in the N.J.A.C. can be viewed at LexisNexis. Should a discrepancy be found between the courtesy version and the official version, the latter shall govern.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF files which is available at our state Adobe Acrobat Access page.

MVC - Motor Vehicle Commission
N/A - Non Applicable
NJDOT - New Jersey Department of Transportation
NJMPDPC - New Jersey Maritime Pilot and Docking Pilot Commission

Title 13
Subchapter Name
13:18-1 Permits for Overdimensional or Overweight Vehicles
(pdf 39k)
Title 16
Subchapter Name
16:1 Reserved N/A
16:1A Administration, Organization, Records Management and Information Requests (pdf 104k) NJDOT
16:1B Disability Discrimination Grievance Procedure (pdf 21k) NJDOT
16:2-4 Reserved N/A
16:5 Compensation of Condemnees for Income Loss Resulting from Harvesting of Standing Crops (pdf 23k) NJDOT
16:6 Relocation Assistance (pdf 87k) NJDOT
16:7-20 Reserved N/A
16:20A County Local Aid (pdf 66k) NJDOT
16:20B Municipal Local Aid (pdf 70k) NJDOT
16:21-24 Reserved N/A
16:25 Utility Accommodation (pdf 171k) NJDOT
16:25A Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Standards (pdf 16k) NJDOT
16:26 Motorized Bicycles (pdf 77k) NJDOT
16:27 Traffic Regulations and Standards for Traffic Control Devices (pdf 57k) NJDOT
16:28-31A Reserved N/A
16:32 Truck Access (pdf 204k) NJDOT
16:33-37 Reserved N/A
16:38 Roadside, Drainage, Unusual and Disaster Maintenance
(pdf 31k)
16:39 Reserved N/A
16:40 Charitable Solicitation on Roadways (pdf 39k) NJDOT
16:41 Highway Occupancy Permits (pdf 271k) NJDOT
16:41A Reserved N/A
16:41B Newspaper Boxes on State Highway Right-of-Way (pdf 78k) NJDOT
16:41C Roadside Sign Control and Outdoor Advertising (pdf 229k) NJDOT
16:41D Tourist Oriented Directional Signs Program (TODS) (pdf 127k) NJDOT
16:41E Specific Service Sign (Logo) Program (pdf 93k) NJDOT
16:41F Vegetation Canopy Management (pdf 178k) NJDOT
16:42 Sponsorship Program (pdf 91k) NJDOT
16:43 Junkyards Adjacent to the Interstate and National Highway Systems (pdf 47k) NJDOT
16:44 Construction Services (pdf 122k) NJDOT
16:44A Contracts for Professional Services (pdf 15k) NJDOT
16:45 Reserved NJDOT
16:46 Drawbridge Operations (pdf 11k) NJDOT
16:47 State Highway Access Management Code (pdf 2m)
16:48 Reserved N/A
16:49 Transportation of Hazardous Materials (pdf 72k) NJDOT
16:50 Reserved NJDOT
16:51 Practices and Procedures Before the Office of Regulatory Affairs MVC
16:52 Autobus and Trolley MVC
16:53 Autobuses MVC
16:53A Bus Safety Compliance Oversight, Enforcement, Out-of-Service Violations and Penalties MVC
16:53B Jurisdictional Assignments for Railroad Overhead Bridges (pdf 44k) NJDOT
16:53C Rail Freight Assistance Program (pdf 55k) NJDOT
16:53D Zone of Rate Freedom MVC
16:53E Fixed Guideway Systems State Safety and Security Oversight (pdf 41k) NJDOT
16:54 Licensing of Aeronautical Facilities (pdf 179k) NJDOT
16:55 Licensing of Aeronautical Activities (pdf 50k) NJDOT
16:56 Airport Grant and Loan Program (pdf 83k) NJDOT
16:57-58 Reserved N/A
16:59 Air Races, Meets, and Exhibitions (pdf 17k) NJDOT
16:60 Aeronautical Investigation and Enforcement (pdf 82k) NJDOT
16:61 Reserved N/A
16:62 Air Safety and Zoning (pdf 60k)
Appendix - N.J.A.C. 16:62 (pdf 1.1m)
16:63 I BOAT NJ Program (pdf 59k) NJDOT
16:64 Rules of the New Jersey Maritime Pilot and Docking Pilot Commission NJMPDPC
16:65 Transportation Utilities (pdf 198k) NJDOT
16:66-71 Reserved N/A
16:72 NJ TRANSIT Procurement Policies and Procedures NJT
16:73 Reduced Fare Transportation Program for Senior Citizens and People with Disabilities NJT
16:74 Procedure for Claims NJT
16:75-76 Reserved N/A
16:77 Use or Occupancy of NJ TRANSIT-Owned Property NJT
16:78 Reserved N/A
16:79 Background Checks for Non-Criminal Matters NJT
16:80-82 Reserved N/A
16:83 Conduct and Safety of the Public in the Use of NJ TRANSIT Equipment and Facilities NJT
16:84-85 Reserved N/A
16:86 Advertising Standards NJT
16:87 Proof of Payment NJT
16:88 Reserved N/A
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  Last Updated:  January 15, 2019