[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of East Haddam 10-26-1988. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 285.
Pursuant to § 14-307 of the Connecticut General Statutes, the following motor vehicle parking regulations shall be applicable to all motor vehicles, operable or inoperable, on Town roads or the limits of rights-of-way thereof, of the Town of East Haddam, Connecticut:
No persons, other than those on Town business, are privileged to park a motor vehicle on Town properties posted with signs bearing the language: "NO PARKING EXCEPT FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRANSACTING OR ATTENDING TO TOWN BUSINESS, PER ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN."
No person shall park, or leave standing, a motor vehicle in an area marked or posted: "FIRE LANE — NO PARKING."
No person shall park, or leave standing, a motor vehicle upon the Town highway known as Old Colchester-East Haddam Turnpike in the section of that highway known as "the Causeway," dividing the Moodus Reservoir.
No person shall park, or leave standing, a motor vehicle along a Town highway where it is posted with signs bearing the language: "NO PARKING (applicable time periods optional) PER ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN."
No person shall park, or leave standing, a motor vehicle so as to constitute a traffic hazard or obstruct or restrict the free movement of traffic upon any Town highway.
No person shall park, or leave standing, a motor vehicle upon Town properties in any position other than those so designated by painted lines, or, in the absence of such designated parking slots, so as to obstruct garages, gas pumps, pedestrian walkways or other areas posted so as to come to the attention of the operator of said motor vehicle.
No person shall park, or leave standing, an inoperable or unregistered motor vehicle along a Town highway, except that it be removed within 48 hours of being brought to the attention of the owner of said motor vehicle.
No person shall park, or leave standing, a motor vehicle in front of or so as to obstruct or interfere with the ingress to or egress from any private driveway.
No person shall park, or leave standing, a motor vehicle along a Town highway so as to hinder, obstruct, or interfere with the safe operation of snow-removal procedures.
No person shall park, or leave standing, a motor vehicle without a valid Town of East Haddam facilities sticker in an area designated for such use by the Board of Selectmen.
In accordance with Connecticut General Statutes § 14-107, proof of the registration number of any motor vehicle in violation of any such parking regulation shall be prima facie evidence that the registered owner was in violation of such regulation and ordinance.
Violators of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of $25, payable to the Town of East Haddam within 14 days of the date of said violation.
The duly appointed East Haddam Constables, East Haddam Special Constables and the Resident State Troopers of the Town of East Haddam are authorized to enforce the provisions of this chapter via the issuance of a municipal styled violations tag. A claim of not receiving said violation tag will not relieve the vehicle owner from the prescribed fine.
Appeals from the issuance of a citation (violation tag) under this chapter may be made in writing to the First Selectmen within 10 days of such issuance and subsequently directed to the appointed hearing officer according to the format outlined in Connecticut General Statutes § 7-152b.