[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Harvard 3-5-1966 by Art. 53. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall leave any partially dismantled, nonoperating, wrecked, junked, or unregistered motor vehicle on any publicly maintained way within the Town.
The Select Board may issue a permit to keep, store, or allow more than one such motor vehicle to remain on such property after said Board has held a public hearing thereon, first causing at least 14 days' notice of the time, place and subject matter of such hearing to be given at the expense of the applicant by publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the Town and registered mail to each of the persons appearing upon the Assessors' most recent valuation list as the owners of property abutting the property in question. Said Board shall not issue such a permit unless it finds that the presence of more than one such motor vehicle on such property:
[Amended 10-22-2018 STM by Art. 1]
Each such permit shall:
This bylaw shall not apply with regard to a motor vehicle in an enclosed building; a motor vehicle on the property of a holder of a class license under Section 58 of Chapter 140 of the Massachusetts General Laws; a motor vehicle on the property of a farming or business enterprise operated in a lawful place and manner when necessary to the operation of such enterprise; or a motor vehicle in an appropriate storage place or depository maintained in a lawful place and manner by the Town.
[Amended 5-1-2010 ATM, Art. 40]
Any person who continues to violate the provisions of this bylaw after 30 days following receipt by him of written notice of such violation from the Police Department shall be liable for a penalty not exceeding $20 for each offense. Each day that any violation is allowed to continue after said thirty-day period shall constitute a separate offense. If any person continues to violate the provisions of this bylaw after 60 days following receipt by him of written notice of such violation from the Police Department, the Chief of Police may pursue the appropriate legal process or processes for the removal and storage of any and all vehicles identified in the violation notice, at the expense of the owner(s) of said vehicle(s).