Town of Dennis, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Dennis as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 5-3-1988 ATM, Art. 15]
Whoever violates any provision of the Town of Dennis bylaws the violation of which is subject to a specific penalty, may be penalized by a noncriminal disposition as provided in MGL c. 40, § 21D. The noncriminal method of disposition may also be used for violations of any rule or regulation of any municipal officer, board, commission or department which is subject to a specific penalty.
[Amended 10-3-2020 STM by Art. 12]
Police officers and Select Board Members of the Town of Dennis shall in all cases be enforcing persons for purposes of this provision. In addition, the Building Inspector and his designees, the Natural Resource Officer and his designees, the Shellfish Constable and his designees, the Health Agent and his designees, the Licensing Agent and Sealer of Weights and Measures and his designees and such other officials as the Select Board may from time to time designate shall be enforcing persons for the purpose of this provision, each with respect to violation of bylaws, rules or regulations within his respective jurisdiction. If more than one person has jurisdiction in a particular case, each such official may be an enforcing person with respect thereto.
[Amended 5-5-2009 ATM, Art. 41]
For the purpose of this section, each violation of a bylaw, rule or regulation shall be punished by a fine as provided therein, which shall not exceed $300. Each day that such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.