Town of Bethany Beach, DE
Sussex County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Bethany Beach as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Beach — See Ch. 223.
Boats, boat trailers and recreational vehicles — See Ch. 231.
Noise — See Ch. 275.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 282.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 316.
Zoning — See Ch. 425.
227a Notice of vehicle unclaimed 227b Notice of impoundment
Article I General and Permit Parking Provisions

§ 227-1 Stopping, standing and parking prohibited.

§ 227-2 Residential parking permit system.

§ 227-3 Persons entitled to obtain seasonal parking permits.

§ 227-4 Violations and penalties.

§ 227-5 Signs required; enforcement.

§ 227-6 Exceptions.

§ 227-7 Administration.

§ 227-8 Parking on vacant or unimproved residential lots.

Article II Route 26 Parking

§ 227-9 Stopping, standing and parking on Route 26.

§ 227-10 Violations and penalties.

Article III Parking Meters, Pay Stations and Parking Permits

§ 227-11 Definitions and word usage.

§ 227-12 Pay Parking Zone established.

§ 227-13 Parking rules.

§ 227-14 Placement of pay stations and parking meters.

§ 227-15 Marking parking locations in the Pay Parking Zone.

§ 227-16 Paying parking fees to pay stations and parking meters.

§ 227-17 Tampering with pay stations and parking meters unlawful.

§ 227-18 Parking permits.

§ 227-19 Violations and penalties.

Article IV Route 1 Parking

§ 227-20 Parking, stopping and standing on Route 1.

§ 227-21 Violations and penalties.

Article V Vehicle Towing, Impoundment and Immobilization

§ 227-22 Title.

§ 227-23 Definitions and word usage.

§ 227-24 Vehicles creating a hazard.

§ 227-25 Vehicles violating parking regulations.

§ 227-26 Immobilization.

§ 227-27 Removal of vehicles; notice of removal.

§ 227-28 Records.

§ 227-29 Identifying registered owner.

§ 227-30 Contents of notice.

§ 227-31 Hearings.

§ 227-32 Payment under protest.

§ 227-33 Liability for costs.

§ 227-34 Release of vehicles following payment of costs.

§ 227-35 Return of vehicles following decision adverse to Town.

§ 227-36 Unclaimed vehicles.

§ 227-37 Disposition of unclaimed vehicles.

Article VI Traffic and Parking Control Signs and Devices

§ 227-38 Ratification of existing signs and devices.

§ 227-39 Authority to install, maintain and remove.

§ 227-40 Signs required; enforcement.

§ 227-41 Placement.

Article VII Vehicle Operation and Equipment

§ 227-42 Title.

§ 227-43 Definitions and word usage.

§ 227-44 Applicability.

§ 227-45 Failure to report address.

§ 227-46 Registration of vehicles of new residents.

§ 227-47 Possession of registration card.

§ 227-48 Operation of unregistered vehicles.

§ 227-49 Unlawful acts.

§ 227-50 Insurance requirements.

§ 227-51 Display of number plates.

§ 227-52 Temporary registration plates.

§ 227-53 Transfer of title.

§ 227-54 Operation of motor vehicles by unlicensed minors.

§ 227-55 Authorizing or permitting operation of vehicle.

§ 227-56 Licenses to operate motorcycles and similar vehicles.

§ 227-57 New residents.

§ 227-58 Duty to carry operator's license.

§ 227-59 Driving without license.

§ 227-60 Speed limits.

§ 227-61 Minimum speed.

§ 227-62 Speed exhibitions.

§ 227-63 Speed restrictions on elevated structures.

§ 227-64 Driving over sand dunes.

§ 227-65 Walking on highways under influence of drugs or liquor unlawful.

§ 227-66 Obedience to traffic control devices required.

§ 227-67 No-passing zones.

§ 227-68 Reckless driving.

§ 227-69 Careless or inattentive driving.

§ 227-70 Unattended vehicles.

§ 227-71 Handicapped parking and signage for persons with disabilities.

§ 227-72 Limitations on backing.

§ 227-73 Driving on divided highways.

§ 227-74 Stop signs and yield signs.

§ 227-75 Red traffic lights.

§ 227-76 Soliciting rides unlawful.

§ 227-77 Interfering with driver unlawful.

§ 227-78 Throwing articles from vehicles unlawful.

§ 227-79 Compliance with police officers' orders required.

§ 227-80 Failure to yield right-of-way.

§ 227-81 Driving while license is suspended or revoked unlawful.

§ 227-82 Following too closely unlawful.

§ 227-83 Mopeds and tripeds.

§ 227-84 Clinging to vehicles unlawful.

§ 227-85 Riding without owner's consent; protrusion beyond limits of vehicle.

§ 227-86 Pedestrians on roadway.

§ 227-87 Overtaking and passing school bus unlawful.

§ 227-88 Duty of driver involved in accident resulting in property damage.

§ 227-89 Duty of driver involved in accident resulting in injury or death to any person.

§ 227-90 Duty to report accidents.

§ 227-91 Mufflers.

§ 227-92 General brake requirements.

§ 227-93 Horns.

§ 227-94 Lights.

§ 227-95 Visibility distance; mounted height of lamps.

§ 227-96 Headlamps on vehicles.

§ 227-97 Tail lamps.

§ 227-98 Signal lamps and signal devices.

§ 227-99 Additional lighting equipment.

§ 227-100 Multiple-beam road-lighting equipment.

§ 227-101 Construction of vehicles to prevent escape of contents.

§ 227-102 Riding on motorcycles.

§ 227-103 Failure to answer summons.

§ 227-104 Alderman's Court costs.

§ 227-105 Restricted licenses.

§ 227-106 Violation of license requirements.

§ 227-107 Occupant protection safety systems.

§ 227-108 Child restraint in motor vehicles.

Article VIII Oversized Vehicle Parking

§ 227-109 Length restrictions established.

Article IX Shuttle Buses

§ 227-110 Findings, purpose.

§ 227-111 Applicability.

§ 227-112 Pickup and discharge locations; time limits.

§ 227-113 License required; fee.

§ 227-114 Permits.

§ 227-115 Violations and penalties; revocation of license.

Article X Heavy Vehicles or Loads

§ 227-116 Rules and regulations; permit required.

§ 227-117 Bond required; inspection of vehicles; grant of permit.

§ 227-118 Violations and penalties.

Article XI Parking of Motor Buses

§ 227-119 Purpose.

§ 227-120 Definitions and word usage.

§ 227-121 Regulations for parking and standing.

§ 227-122 Parking permit required.

§ 227-123 Loading and unloading of passengers restricted.

§ 227-124 Operator responsible for compliance.

§ 227-125 Exceptions for parades.

§ 227-126 Violations and penalties.