[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Standish as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-8-1991 as Order No. 81-91]
This chapter shall be known as and may be cited as the "Ordinance Prohibiting Jumping, Diving or Swimming From Several Bridges in the Town of Standish, Maine, Providing Penalties for Violation Thereof," and shall be referred to herein as "this chapter."
The purpose of this chapter is to protect the health, safety and well-being of the citizens of Standish by prohibiting the jumping, diving or swimming from several bridges in the Town where shallow water, hidden obstructions and/or boat and vehicle traffic may endanger the safety of persons diving, jumping or swimming from the bridges or the safety of motorists or boaters.
No person shall be permitted to jump, dive or swim from any of the bridges listed in § 108-6 of this chapter.
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a civil violation and, upon conviction, shall be fined not less than $50 and not more than $500, with each incident being considered a separate violation.
[Amended 2-12-2008 by Order No. 160-07]
This chapter shall be enforced by the local law enforcement agency or its designee.