Town of Southwick, MA
Hampden County
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[Adopted STM 11-21-1991 by Art. 18]

§ 1-16
Fines enumerated. 

§ 1-16 Fines enumerated.

Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary contained in these bylaws (Division 1 of the Code of the Town of Southwick), whoever shall offend against or shall fail to comply with the following referenced provisions of these bylaws shall, unless some other penalty is provided pursuant to a particular statute, for each and every offense pay the fine or penalty set forth hereunder:

Chapter and Section Nature of Violation Fine
Ch. 28 Board of Fire Engineers Not applicable
Ch. 65 Automatic video device $25.00
Ch. 69, § 69-3
[Added ATM 4-21-1992 by Art. 20]
Keeping more than 4 dogs (except in AC Zone) $40.00
Ch. 69, § 69-4
[Added ATM 4-21-1992 by Art. 20; amended ATM 5-19-1998 by Art. 20]
Leash Law
First offense $75.00
Second offense $100.00
Third and each subsequent offense $200.00
Ch. 69, § 69-5
[Added ATM 4-21-1992 by Art. 20; amended STM 10-13-1994 by Art. 6]
Failure to license/vaccinate dog; failure to vaccinate cat $40.00
Ch. 69, § 69-9
[Added STM 3-14-2002 by Art. 13]
Waterfowl control Maximum fine $50.00 $300.00
Ch. 75, § 75-1A Operating power craft over 10 mph before 10:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday $25.00
Ch. 75, § 75-1B Operating power craft in excess of 10 mph 1/2 hour after sunset/after sunrise $25.00
Ch. 75, § 75-2 Safe operation of a power craft $25.00
Chapter and Section Nature of Violation Fine
Ch. 75, § 75-3 Operating power craft over 10 mph within 200 feet of an overpass or sandbar $25.00
Ch. 75, § 75-4 Motorboat safety equipment $25.00
Ch. 75, § 75-5 Operating power craft by child under 12 years $25.00
Ch. 75, § 75-6 Littering on lakes $25.00
Ch. 75, § 75-7 Operating of high-powered automotive engine on lake $50.00
Ch. 75, § 75-8 Ch. 75, § 75-9 Operating power craft under the influence Dock, bathing area within 150 feet of shore $50.00 $50.00
Ch. 75, § 75-10
[Added STM 11-30-1999 by Art. 8]
Launching or transferring a vessel without inspecting for and disposing of weeds $50.00
Ch. 75, § 75-12
[Amended STM 11-30-1999 by Art. 8]
Operating a motor vehicle on lake $50.00
Ch. 75, § 75-13
[Amended STM 11-30-1999 by Art. 8]
Operation of winter RV's and ice boats from December 1 to March 1 from sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset $50.00
Ch. 75, § 75-14
[Amended STM 11-30-1999 by Art. 8]
Operation of winter RV's and ice boats on lake with an ice thickness of less than 6 inches $50.00
Ch. 75, § 75-15
[Amended STM 11-30-1999 by Art. 8]
Operation of a winter craft on Congamond Lake within 300 feet of an occupied residence $50.00
Ch. 75, § 75-16
[Amended STM 11-30-1999 by Art. 8]
No salvage or recovery operation without approval $50.00
Secs. 75-11, 75-17, 94-2, 128-2, 157-3, 157-6, 157-14, 161-2 and 166-2
[Amended STM 11-30-1999 by Art. 8]
Enforcing authority of Chapters 75, 94, 128, 157, 161 and 166 Not applicable
Ch. 83, § 83-1 Numbering of buildings $25.00
Ch. 83, Art. II Numbering of buildings throughout the Town $20.00
Ch. 86, § 86-5
[Added STM 3-1-1995 by Art. 5]
Open burning $25.00
Ch. 94, § 94-1 Removal of soil, sand or gravel $25.00
Ch. 104, § 104-1 Illegal discharge of a firearm $300.00
Ch. 108, § 108-1 Driving over fire hose $25.00
Ch. 108, § 108-2 Obstructing fire equipment $50.00
Ch. 128, § 128-1 Littering public streets/public property $25.00
Ch. 128, § 128-3 Transporting uncovered loads $25.00
Ch. 128, § 128-4 Rubbish/littering $25.00
Ch. 134, § 134-1 Parade permit $25.00
Ch. 138, § 138-1 Limit tag sales $25.00
Ch. 143, § 143-1 Junk dealers $25.00
Ch. 143, § 143-2 Canvassing and soliciting $50.00
Ch. 143, § 143-3 Exceptions to Ch. 143, § 143-2 Not applicable
Ch. 143, § 143-4 Further requirements of canvassers/solicitors $50.00
Ch. 143, § 143-5 Revocation of permit, Ch. 143, § 143-4 Not applicable
Ch. 143, § 143-6 Penalty for Ch.143, § 143-4 Not applicable
Ch. 147, §§ 147-1 and 147-2 Skateboarding, roller skates, etc. $25.00
Ch. 153, Art. I Recycling $25.00
Ch. 157, § 157-1 Breaking up of pavement/ground, public streets $25.00
Ch. 157, § 157-2 Constructing driveway to street without permit $25.00
Ch. 157, § 157-4 Clearing of sidewalks $25.00
Ch. 157, § 157-5 Plowing of snow across public way $25.00
Ch. 157, § 157-7 Obstructing pedestrian traffic $50.00
Ch. 157, § 157-8 Sidewalk/roadside vendor regulation $25.00
Ch. 157, § 157-9 Discharge of water onto streets/waterways $25.00
Ch. 157, § 157-10 Transportation of septic waste on public ways $25.00
Ch. 157, § 157-11 Transporting loads in excess of 10 tons without bond $50.00
Ch. 157, § 157-12 Restricting once private way which is now public $25.00
Ch. 157, § 157-13 Authority to close streets Not applicable
Ch. 161, § 161-1 Fencing in of private swimming pools $50.00
Ch. 166, § 166-1 Operation of taxicab/ secondhand motor vehicle $25.00
Ch. 168
[Added STM 11-18-1998 by Art. 11]
Tobacco Bylaw and Regulations
First offense $100.00
Second offense $200.00
Each subsequent offense $300.00
Ch. 172, § 172-1
[Added STM 11-19-1992 by Art. 8]
Special traffic regulations
First offense $25.00
Second offense $50.00
Each subsequent offense $100.00
Ch. 172, § 172-2 Authority to direct traffic Not applicable
Ch. 172, § 172-3 Obedience to traffic signs $25.00
Ch. 172, § 172-4 Obedience to stop signs Various parking violations $25.00
Ch. 172, § 172-5 $25.00
Ch. 172, § 172-6 Parking impeding snow removal Parking obstructing traffic Establishes authority for enforcement Handicapped parking $25.00
Ch. 172, § 172-7 $25.00
Ch. 172, § 172-8 Not applicable
Ch. 172, Art. III $50.00
Ch. 172, § 172-12 Fire lane parking $25.00
Ch. 172, Art. V Through and non-through street regulations $25.00
Ch. 182 Wetlands Protection Act $300.00