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ss. 8-1. Parking and impoundment of vehicles in certain places.
ss. 8-2. Parking limited to two hours between hours of 12:00 A.M. and 7:00 A.M. on all streets.
ss. 8-3. Reserved Parking Spaces for Handicapped Persons
ss. 8-4. Traffic Commission
Section 8.1. Parking and impoundment of vehicles in certain places. No person shall park a vehicle in any of the following places, and vehicles found parked in violation of the provisions of this section may be moved by or under the direction of any officer and at the expense of the owner to a place where parking is permitted: (a) Upon any roadway where the parking of a vehicle will not have a clear and unobstructed lane at least twelve feet wide for passing traffic. (1-28-91 art. 3) (b) Upon any street or highway within six feet of a fire hydrant. (c) Upon or in front of any private road or driveway. (d) Upon any street or highway within twenty-five feet of an intersecting way, except alleys, excepting where street markings designate otherwise. (10-3-72.)
Section 8-2. Parking limited to two hours between hours of 12:00 A.M.and 7:00 A.M. on all streets. No driver of any vehicle shall park such vehicle in any street for a period of time longer than two hours between the hours of 12:00 A.M. and 7:00 A.M. of any day. (10-3-72.)
Section 8-3. Reserved Parking Spaces for Handicapped Persons. The owner and/or operator of a vehicle which does not bear the distinctive number plates or placard authorized by section two of chapter ninety, a vehicle transporting handicapped persons and does not display the special parking identification plate authorized by said section two of chapter ninety, or a vehicle which does not bear the official identification of a handicapped person issued by any other state, or any Canadian Province, who parks said vehicle or leaves said vehicle unattended in a public or private, on-street or off-street parking space, designated by a sign stating: "Handicapped Parking: Special Plate Required. Unauthorized Vehicles May be Removed at Owner's Expense" or in such a manner as to obstruct a curb ramp designated for use by handicapped persons as a means of egress to a street or public way shall suffer a fine of $25.00 for the first occurrence and $100.00 for any subsequent occurrence within a calendar year. (5-30-89, art. 57; 2/20/90, art. 7)
Section 8-4 Traffic Commission. (a) The Traffic Commission shall advise the Board of Selectmen on all matters of traffic safety to include, but not limited to, on-street parking, traffic flow, and traffic patterns. (b) Membership shall consist of one person from each of the following Town Departments/Boards (Public Works, Police, and Planning Board) and two citizens. Members shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen and serve for a one year term. (1-28-91 art 4) For law of the commonwealth as to motor vehicles generally, see G.L., c. 90, ss 1 to 340. As to the law of the road, see G.L., c. 89, ss 1 et seq. As to the licensing of taxicabs by the board of selectmen, see ss 2-10 of this Code. As to the construction of garages, see 4-24. As to reporting of accidents by police, see ss 11-7. As to sledding, etc., on streets, sidewalks, etc., see ss 13-5. As to driving or drawing vehicles over sidewalk, see ss 13-6. As to the presence of unregistered motor vehicles on premises, see ss 15-15.