Town of Barnstable, MA
Barnstable County
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[Adopted 8-18-1994 by Order No. 95-012 (Art. VIII of Ch. II of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003)]

§ 121-6 Licenses and permits under the general laws.

A. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Board of Health:
Description
Chapter
Section
Animal rendering
111
154
Animal stables
111
155
Baths, public
140
51
Burial
114
45, 47
Dairy products
94
40
Funeral directors
114
49
Garbage removal
111
31A
Ice cream manufacture
94
65I
Livery stable
111
155
Methyl alcohol
94
303A
Milk
94
40
Mobile homes park
140
32B
Motels
140
32B
B. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Building Commissioner:
Description
Chapter
Section
Buildings
143
3, 3A
Elevators
143
62
C. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Chief of Police:
Description
Chapter
Section
Bicycles
85
11A
Certain work
136
7, 15
Firearms
140
121+
Gunsmith
140
122
D. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Fire Chief of the Fire District in which the license is to apply:
Description
Chapter
Section
Automatic sprinkler systems
148
27A
Fires, open
48
13
Fireworks
148
39A
E. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Gas Inspector:
Description
Chapter
Section
Gas appliances
143
3N, 3O
F. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Licensing Authority:
Description
Chapter
Section
Alcoholic beverage, sale and manufacture
138
2
Automatic amusement devices
140
177A
Automobiles: automobile graveyards
140
54A
Automobiles: Class I - New car dealer
140
58, 59
Automobiles: Class II - used car dealer
140
58, 59
Automobiles: Class III - junk dealers
140
58, 59
Bathing suit rentals
140
194 et seq.
Billiards, pool, sippio table, bowling alleys
140
177
Boarding and lodging houses
140
23
Boats (rental)
140
194
Boats: Conveyance of passengers
140
191 et seq.
Clubs, associations dispensing food or beverage to members
140
21E
Coffee and tea houses
140
47
Common day of rest, holidays, entertainment
136
4
Common victuallers, restaurants
140
2
Dancing schools
140
185H
Entertainment provided by innholder or common victualler
140
183A
Ferris wheels
140
186
Food vehicles, lunch carts
140
49
Fortune tellers
140
185I
Furnaces and steam engines
140
115
Junk collector or dealer
140
54
Lodging houses
140
23, 30
Pawnbrokers
140
70
Picnic groves
140
188
Pinball Machines
140
177A
Secondhand dealers
140
54
Skating rinks
140
186
Soft drinks
140
21A and B
Theatrical events, public exhibition
140
181
G. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Plumbing Inspector:
Description
Chapter
Section
Plumbing
142
13
H. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the School Superintendent:
Description
Chapter
Section
Children, work permits
149
69
I. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Town Clerk:
Description
Chapter
Section
Dog kennels
140
137A
Dogs, collar licenses
140
137
Fishing, hunting, trapping
131
12
Marriage
207
28
J. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Town Manager:
Description
Chapter
Section
Airport approach regulations
90
40E
Auctioneers
100
2
Blasting operations
148
19
Cable television
166A
3
Coasting
85
10A
Excavation in public ways
83
8
Explosives storage, manufacture, or sale
148
13
Gasoline service stations
148
13
Hawkers, transient vendors
101
5, 17
Moving buildings in public ways
85
18
Parking lots
148
56
Pole location permits for utility wires
166
22
Sales of articles for charitable purpose
101
33
Shellfish
130
52
Signs projected over public ways
85
8
Storage and sale of gasoline and other explosives
148
13
Taxicabs
40
22
K. 
The following licenses or permits under the following provisions of the General Laws shall be within the jurisdiction of the Wiring Inspector:
Description
Chapter
Section
Wiring
143
32

§ 121-7 Jurisdiction of and control by Town Manager over ways; promulgation of rules and regulations.

A. 
The Town Manager shall have jurisdiction and control over all Town ways, parking areas, cemeteries, landings, docks and piers and shall be deemed to be the local officer having such jurisdiction and control for the purpose of any general law vesting authority in a municipal official in charge of roads, streets, ways or the like. He or she shall have jurisdiction over yard sale permits under the laws of the Town, and shall have the power to establish reasonable fees, by regulation not inconsistent with the General Laws, the Charter or ordinance, with respect to any of the foregoing.
B. 
In the exercise of the foregoing jurisdiction and control, the Town Manager may promulgate rules and regulations not inconsistent with the General Laws, the Charter, or these ordinances. Said rules and regulations may provide for penalties equal to the penalty specifically established elsewhere in these ordinances, if any, otherwise not more than $300 for each violation thereof, and for enforcement by the method established in Chapter 1, Article I of the Code of the Town of Barnstable.