Town of Westminster, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting 11-12-1974 by Art. 2 as Art. IX, Sec. 4, of the 1975 Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Secondhand dealers — See Ch. 157.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 193.
No person shall be permitted to maintain a dump or accumulation of used metal, glass or rubber or of junk or rubbish of any sort, except brush, grass or garden material, or maintain an automotive graveyard or place for the storage of junked automobiles or automotive parts in the open air within view of a public way or of an adjoining lot unless the area so used is surrounded by a six-foot-high opaque fence or wall and unless a permit therefor, to be renewed annually, is first obtained from the Board of Selectmen. For the purposes of this chapter, the open-air storage of three (3) or more junked vehicles shall constitute an automobile graveyard or place for the storage of junked automobiles or parts.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be fined not more than fifty dollars ($50.) for each offense.