City of Lewes, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lewes 2-11-1974. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Junkyards — See Ch. 115.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 181.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 183.
For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
MOTOR VEHICLE
Any vehicle propelled by any engine or motor.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or permit to be operated any motor vehicle on any public way within the corporate limits of the City of Lewes unless the vehicle is licensed as required by the State of Delaware and/or the City of Lewes.
[Amended 5-12-1980]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $200 and imprisonment for a term of not less than 10 days nor more than 30 days for the first such conviction. For a second or subsequent conviction, any person, firm or corporation shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $500 and imprisonment for a term of not less than 20 days nor more than 60 days for each such conviction. Each day that a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter continues shall be deemed and taken to be a separate and distinct violation.