Town of Westminster, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting 11-12-1974 by Art. 2 as Art. IX, Secs. 9, 10, 11 and 12, of the 1975 Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Boats and boating — See Ch. 75.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 173.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 219.

§ 196-1 Driving or parking on sidewalks; violations and penalties.

A. 
No person shall drive or park any motor vehicle or animal on a sidewalk, except emergency vehicles.
B. 
Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be fined not more than twenty dollars ($20.) for each offense.

§ 196-2 Parking near driveways or intersections; violations and penalties.

A. 
There shall be no parking of any vehicle, animal or animal-drawn vehicle within five (5) feet of any driveway or within ten (10) feet of any intersection.
B. 
Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be fined not more than twenty dollars ($20.) for each offense.

§ 196-3 Tagging of vehicles.

In accordance with MGL C. 90, § 20C, any police officer employed by the Town of Westminster may tag motor vehicles in violation of any provision of any rule, regulation, order or bylaw regulating the parking of motor vehicles and for disposition of such violation by the payment of a fine through the District Court, proceedings under this section not being deemed criminal.

§ 196-4 Snowmobiles and recreational vehicles.

The Town of Westminster adopts the rules and regulations of the Registry of Motor Vehicles pertaining to snowmobiles and recreational vehicles.