Town of Woodbridge, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Woodbridge 5-2-1983 as Ch. 4, Art. II, of the 1983 Code.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Stormwater management — See Ch. 370.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 375.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 397.
Water — See Ch. 405.
Building permit system — See Ch. A600, Art. I.
Water Pollution Control Authority — See Ch. A600, Art. III.
Editor's Note: This chapter was originally adopted by the Special Town Meeting 11-15-1951 as part of an ordinance titled "Highways."

§ 208-1 Drainage of private property.

No person shall collect and discharge or drain surface or cellar water from private property onto any Town highway except by ditch, pipe, conduit, or other channel, the mouth of which shall empty directly into a public drainage system serving such highway.

§ 208-2 Driveway construction restricted.

No driveway connecting with any Town highway shall be constructed or established until plans have been submitted to and approved by the Board of Selectmen by the owner of the driveway area, which plans shall be so designated that such construction or establishment shall not interfere with the use and effective operation of any public drainage system existing on or in close proximity to the intersection of such driveway and such highway.

§ 208-3 Restrictions on plowing, planting, grading, cultivating or building.

No person shall plow, plant, grade, cultivate, or build any structure within the legal limits of any Town highway in such manner as to:
Fill up or obstruct the drainage system of such highway;
Cast or deposit earth, stone or debris of any kind on, or encroach upon, the traveled portion thereof;
Create a condition within said limits which constitutes a public hazard;
Interfere with the movement of persons or vehicles across the legal limits of the highway.

§ 208-4 Penalties for offenses. [1]

The violation of any provision of the foregoing chapter shall be a violation and any person, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $500 for each violation.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).