7. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S.39:4-8, a municipality or county may request the commissioner's review and non-binding recommendation regarding any proposed municipal or county ordinance, resolution, or regulation that would concern, regulate, or otherwise govern traffic or traffic conditions, and for which the approval of the commissioner is not required pursuant to R.S.39:4-8, prior to the adoption or enactment of that proposed ordinance, resolution, or regulation. Any ordinance, resolution, or regulation submitted for the commissioner's review shall include a municipal or county traffic engineer's recommendation regarding the proposed traffic regulation. The commissioner shall assess a municipality or a county a non-refundable fee for the commissioner's review. All fees collected by the commissioner for the review shall be utilized by the department to offset costs incurred by the department in processing the request.
b.The commissioner shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), any rules and regulations necessary to effectuate the purposes of this section, including but not limited to, establishing guidelines for the review process and applicable fees.
L.2008, c.110, s.7.