City of Westbrook, ME
Cumberland County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Westbrook. Amendments are noted in the schedule.]
This schedule is subject to amendment by Council order.[1]
Code Chapter/Section
Fine
Amendment Dates
Chapter 24 - Emergency Management
§ 24-10
Violation of chapter or any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder
Not more than $500
Chapter 103 - Alarm Systems
§ 103-1
Third and subsequent false alarms
$35
3-18-2019 (2019-54)
Chapter 110- Animals
§ 110-13
Penalty for violation of chapter
Up to $450
§ 110-60
Civil penalty for violation of Article VI, Dog Parks
Up to $250
Chapter 157- Events and Mass Gatherings
§ 157-9
Fine for violation of Article I, Events on City Property
Double the permit fee
3-18-2019 (2019-52)
§ 157-15
Civil penalty for violation of Article II, Mass Gathering Events
$1,000
Chapter 162 - Fire Protection and Prevention
5-4-2009
§ 162-1
False alarms, each third and successive alarm in a calendar year, residential and business/firm
$40 per occurrence
Chapter 184 - Housing and Property Maintenance
§ 184-4
Violations of Property Maintenance Code
$100 to $2,500
Chapter 188- Human Rights
§ 188-12
Initial violation
$1,000
Second violation
$2,500
Third and subsequent violations
$5,000 minimum to $50,000 maximum
Chapter 205 - Licenses and Permits
§ 205-10
Fine for violation of licensing article
$100
§ 205-30
Fine for first violation of section prohibiting sale of tobacco to a minor
$100 maximum
Fine for second violation within one year
$200 maximum
§ 205-67
Fine for each violation of massage article provisions
$250
§ 205-94
Fine for each violation of tattoo article provisions
$250
Fine for violation of consumer fireworks permit or use requirements
7-22-2013
First violation
$100
Second violation
$300
All subsequent violations
$500
Chapter 216 - Mobile Homes and Mobile Home Parks
§ 216-10
Fine for violation of Article I
$100, plus costs
Chapter 230 - Parks and Recreation
§ 230-3
Fine for possession of alcoholic beverages in City parks
$50
§ 230-9
Fine for each violation
$50
3-4-2013
Chapter 234 - Peace and Good Order
§ 234-9
First offense, smoking in a smoke-free zone
$25
Second offense, same venue
$100
Third and subsequent offenses, same venue
$250
§ 234-15
Violation of Article II, Graffiti, first offense
Not more than $250
Second offense
Not more than $500
§ 234-24
Curfew violation, minor
$25; for each subsequent offense, the fine shall be increased by an additional $25 up to a maximum of $100 for the fourth offense
Curfew violation, parent
$100; for each subsequent offense, the fine shall be increased by an additional $25
§ 234-30
Violation of Article IV, Nude Entertainment, by the owner, lessee, licensee, permittee or operator of a premises
As provided in 30-A M.R.S.A. § 4452; minimum fine $500
Violation of Article IV, Nude Entertainment, by a person other than the owner, lessee, licensee, permittee or operator of any premises, first offense
Not less than $500
Second and subsequent offenses
Not less than $1,000
Chapter 241 - Plumbing
§ 241-2
Fine for beginning work without permit
Double the permit fee
2-8-2010
Chapter 260 - Sewers and Wastewater Treatment
§ 260-38
Industrial users in noncompliance with pretreatment standards and requirements (civil or criminal)
$1,000 per day
§ 260-88
Minimum fine for violation of this chapter
$1,000 per day
Chapter 264 - Sex Offenders
§ 264-6
Minimum fine for violation of this chapter
$500
Chapter 272- Solid Waste
§ 272-18
Fine for dumping without a permit
$500
Chapter 310 - Vehicles and Traffic
3-18-2019 (2019-54); 6-1-2020 (2020-55)
§ 310-3
Maximum penalty for violation of chapter
$250 plus costs
§ 310-65
Skateboards and roller skates prohibited on roadways, sidewalks and other public places; violation by person 17 years of age or older
Not more than $50 for the first offense and not more than $100 for a second and subsequent offenses
§ 310-71
Parking in handicapped space (police discretion to tow vehicle)
$200
§ 310-90
Parking exceeding time limit
$40
Parking in taxi stand, bus stop or loading zone
$60
Parking at night during the overnight winter parking ban
$40
Parking double
$60
Parking too near fire hydrant (police discretion to tow vehicle)
$80
Parking in prohibited area
$60
Parking on wrong side of street
$40
Parking too near cross or corner
$40
Parking in fire lanes (police discretion to tow vehicle)
$80
Parking on a crosswalk
$60
Obstructing snow removal (police discretion to tow vehicle)
$80
Parking in front of a public or private driveway
$60
Other parking violations
$40
Parking in electric vehicle charging station space
$40
Chapter 319 - Weapons and Explosives
§ 319-11
Penalty for misstatement or omission of information
$1,000 minimum
Chapter 335 - Land Use
Starting construction without a permit
$100
Minimum penalty for a specific violation
$100 per day, up to a maximum of $2,500
[1]
Editor's Note: Impoundment fees under Ch. 110, Animals, and Ch. 307, Vehicles, All-Terrain, which appeared in this schedule have been moved to Ch. A400, Master Fee Schedule.