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Raynham, Massachusetts.  Incorporated 1731

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2/7     Motor Vehicles

2/7.1   Storage of Motor Vehicles.
        Storage of Unregistered Motor Vehicles Prohibited

a. It shall be unlawful for any owner or occupant of premises to have thereon or to permit thereon more than one unregistered motor vehicle or dismantled motor vehicle unless the same is in a fully enclosed structure.
        b. Persons licensed under Chapter 140, Section 58, Auto Repair Shops, Service Stations, Body Shops and Farmers are excluded.
        Violations and Penalties; enforcement
a. Any person who violates the provisions of this by-law shall be subject to a penalty of $25.00for the first offense, and $50.00 for the second and each subsequent offense. Each day that a violation exists shall be considered a separate offense.
        b. This by-law may be enforced and administered pursuant to the provisions of M.G.L. c. 40, sec. 21D for the use of non-criminal disposition of violations. The persons who are empowered to enforce the provisions of this by-law are Town of Raynham Building Commissioner and his agents and Town of Raynham police officers.        
2/7.2   Removal of Cars from Highways.
        No person shall allow any vehicle to remain in any public street or private way on which the Town Highway Department has the right to plow for snow and ice removal during the period when such removal is being conducted. The Chief of Police, the Chief of the Fire Department or the Highway Surveyor or any member of these departments are hereby authorized after immediate reasonable attempt to notify the person at the time responsible for the control of said vehicle, and after failure of said person, if found, to at once remove said vehicle, or if the person is not so found, to cause said vehicle to be removed to a reason- able convenient place or public garage. The owner shall be notified by the Chief of Police at once after removal of the action taken here under and the place where the vehicle may be recovered. The owner shall be entitled to possession of the same upon payment of the removal and storage charges if any. Any per- son being a licensed operator notified as above to remove an obstructing vehicle who refuses to do so shall be fined not more than Twenty ($20.00) dollars.
2/7.3   Parking.
        No person shall allow any motor vehicle owned or under their control to be parked on any street at any time within the Town so as to pose a hazard to the free and normal flow of vehicular or pedestrian traffic.  Violation of this By-Law shall be punished by a fine of $5.00 and/or the cost of having the vehicle towed.



 
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