Town of Watertown, MA
Middlesex County
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[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 28(3)]
For the purpose of this chapter, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
PETROLEUM PRODUCT
Any article or commodity, however stored or packaged, which is intended for use in a motor vehicle.
[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 28(1-2)]
(A) 
No person shall sell any petroleum product intended for use in a motor vehicle at retail between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.
(B) 
No service station engaged in the retail sale of petroleum products shall be open for transaction of retail business between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.
[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 28(5)]
In cases where, in their opinion, the public good requires it, the Licensing Board may issue a special permit allowing a service station engaged in the retail sale of petroleum products to remain open for the transaction of business to an hour specified in the permit, later than 1:00 a.m., or to remain open 24 hours a day. The special permits shall remain in effect for a period of one year. Application for the special permits shall be made on forms supplied by the Licensing Board. The fee for this license shall be $50.
[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 28(4)]
Violations of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of $50 for each violation. For purposes of this chapter, every calendar day on which a service station shall remain open beyond the appointed closing time shall be deemed a separate offense, and each separate sale of a petroleum product shall be deemed a separate offense. In the event of sale of several items at one time to one customer, only one sale shall be deemed to have taken place.