Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD
Calvert County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Chesapeake Beach 6-15-1989 by Ord. No. O-89-8 (Ch. 7, § 7-104, of the 1983 General Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and public areas — See Ch. 196.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 268.

§ 271-1 Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, certain words and terms are defined as follows:
PRIVATE PROPERTY
Any lot or area which is not Town property within the incorporated limits of Chesapeake Beach.
RECREATIONAL MOTOR VEHICLES
Includes but is not limited to minibikes, motor scooters, go-carts, golf carts, motorbikes, dune buggies, snowmobiles, trail bikes, or similar motor vehicles of the type that are normally used on land for recreation, entertainment, or pleasure. The term "recreational motor vehicles" does not include lawn mowers, power garden vehicles, or other similar domestic vehicles.

§ 271-2 Operation on private property prohibited.

It shall be unlawful to operate a recreational motor vehicle within the incorporated limits of the Town of Chesapeake Beach on private property, unless otherwise permitted in accordance with state law.

§ 271-3 Operation of licensed vehicles on public highways.

It shall be unlawful to operate, or to permit to be operated, a licensed recreational motor vehicle within the incorporated limits of the Town of Chesapeake Beach, except upon public highways and except as permitted by state law.

§ 271-4 Operation of unlicensed vehicles prohibited.

It shall be unlawful to operate, or to permit to be operated, an unlicensed recreational motor vehicle within the incorporated limits of the Town of Chesapeake Beach.

§ 271-5 Operation restrictions.

It shall be unlawful to operate, or to permit to be operated, a recreational motor vehicle in such a manner as to create loud or unnecessary noise or so as to unreasonably disturb or interfere with persons in the peaceful and quiet enjoyment of their property or in a careless, reckless, or negligent manner so as to endanger the safety or property of any person or persons.

§ 271-6 Violations and penalties.

Failure to comply with any provisions of this chapter shall constitute a misdemeanor, and any person, upon conviction of a violation hereof, shall be subject to penalties provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article III.