[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Colchester 3-20-1981. Amendments noted where applicable.]
In the Town of Colchester, it is essential that fire-fighting equipment respond to alarms without obstruction, danger or inconvenience caused by parked vehicles.
The Fire Marshal of the Town of Colchester shall have the authority to designate fire lanes in accordance with the provisions of the State Fire Safety Code.
The owner(s) of property benefited by the establishment of fire lanes shall be required to mark the lanes in a manner acceptable to the Fire Marshal.
Parking shall be prohibited within designated fire lanes.
If any vehicles are parked in designated fire lanes, the owners of said vehicles shall forfeit and pay for the use of the Town of Colchester a fine of $25. In addition, any vehicles parked in designated fire lanes in violation of this chapter may be towed away by the Town of Colchester at the vehicle owner's expense.