Town of Harvard, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Harvard as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Scenic roads — See Ch. 90.
Operation of vehicles — See Ch. 107.
Unregistered or junked vehicles — See Ch. 110.
Extension of water pipes — See Ch. 115, Art. II.
Subdivision control — See Ch. 130.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 140, Art. I.
Driveway construction — See Ch. 140, Art. II.
[Adopted 6-26-1979 STM by Art. 13; amended in its entirety 10-22-2018 STM by Art. 1]
The issuance of a permit shall be required for any construction within a Town way or connection to a Town way. The Select Board is authorized to issue such permits, having due regard for public safety and convenience, drainage onto Town ways, and access to Town ways.
This bylaw shall be enforced by the Select Board acting through the Director of Public Works who shall take appropriate action in the name of the Town of Harvard to prevent, correct, restrain or abate violations of this bylaw. Each day any violation continues is a separate offense, and each offense is subject to a fine not exceeding $50.
[Adopted 4-30-1994 ATM by Arts. 28 and 29]
No person engaged in the removal of snow or ice from private property shall cause said snow or ice to be placed on or to be pushed on, over or across a public way so as to impede the flow of traffic thereon. Furthermore, persons so engaged in snow or ice removal shall not place or cause to be placed any snow or ice on a sidewalk so as to impede pedestrian traffic. Any violation of this bylaw will result in a fine of not more than $50 per offense.
[Amended 10-22-2018 STM by Art. 1]
No vehicle shall be placed on a public way so as to hinder snow and ice removal operations. The Director of Public Works, or his designee, may, for the purpose of removing or plowing snow, from any way, remove or cause to be removed to some convenient place, including a public garage, any vehicle interfering with such work, and impose liability for the cost of such removal, and of the storage charges, if any, resulting therefrom, upon the owner of such vehicle.