BLOCK PARTY REQUESTS
AS OF MARCH 16, 2020 THE BOROUGH IS NOT ACCEPTING ANY BLOCK PARTY REQUESTS DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
All block party requests must be sent to the Borough Clerk’s Office (preferably no less than one (1) week prior to the date of the block party) to ensure that sufficient time is provided for the approval process. They can either be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org; dropped off at 242 Kings Highway East between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or mailed.
Each request must provide the following information:
- Signature of the adult(s) residing at each address affected by the closure of that portion of the street indicating their consent to the scheduled event. Included should be their street address and well as their printed name.
- The date and time of the block party.
- The specific block to be "blocked off", i.e. 100 block of Woodland Avenue or Woodland Avenue between West End and Estaugh Avenues.
- Contact information of person in charge of the block party; include name and both home and cell phone number(s)
Please note that all affected property owners must be notified. If you are unable to obtain the signatures from all affected, please note which ones have not signed and why (i.e. vacation, vacant house, refusal etc.).
The Borough of Haddonfield only authorizes block parties until sundown for safety reasons and traffic regulations related to nighttime roadway closures.
Additionally, per the applicable Fire Safety codes a 20 foot wide continuous right-of-way must be maintained in the street for use by emergency vehicles (Police, Fire, Medical). Therefore, all items (tables, chairs, tents, games, trash receptacles, etc.) need to be placed on one side of street, so that this clear straight path "right-of-way" is accessible for emergency access.
This is a temporary authorization for the specific date and time(s) requested and may be rescinded or terminated immediately (without notice) at any time by the Borough of Haddonfield and/or their public safety representatives (Police/Fire), in the event of an emergency or the potential for an emergency situation.