Town of Denton, MD
Caroline County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Commissioners (now Town Council) of the Town of Denton 5-10-1948 by Ord. No. 63. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 38.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 56.
Zoning — See Ch. 128.

§ 67-1 Filling stations restricted.

No person, firm, corporation or association of persons shall erect, construct, operate or maintain any drive-in station for the sale of gasoline, oils and greases, commonly known as a "filling station," on Market Street in Denton, Maryland, between the west side of Second Street and the east side of Fifth Street.

§ 67-2 Gasoline pumps restricted.

No person, firm, corporation or association of persons shall erect, operate or maintain any gasoline pumps on the public sidewalks of Market Street between the west side of Second Street and the east side of Fifth Street in the Town of Denton.

§ 67-3 Pumps within restricted area to constitute nuisance; abatement.

A. 
Any such station for the sale of gasoline, oils and greases, commonly known as a "filling station," erected, constructed, operated or maintained within the aforesaid limits shall be and constitute a public nuisance and, upon the order of said Town Council of Denton, may be abated and removed by the Chief of Police of Denton.
B. 
Any pumps for the sale of gasoline erected, constructed, operated or maintained on the public sidewalks of Market Street within the aforesaid limits shall be and constitute a public nuisance and, upon the order of said Town Council of Denton, may be abated and removed by the Chief of Police of Denton.

§ 67-4 Nonapplicability.

This chapter shall in no manner affect any building permit previously issued by the Town Council of Denton for the erection of a gasoline filling station within the aforesaid limits.