City of Waltham, MA
Middlesex County
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[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-1]
The ordinances contained in this chapter and in the chapters following shall constitute and be designated as "The General Ordinances of the City of Waltham, 1978," and may be so cited. So far as their provisions are the same in effect as those of previously existing ordinances, they shall be construed as a continuation of those ordinances.
Charter reference — Provisions relative to ordinances, § 2-8 et seq.
State law reference — Codification of ordinances, M.G.L.A. c. 43, § 23.
[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-2]
(a) 
All ordinances or parts of ordinances passed to be ordained by the City Council on or before April 25, 1978, are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of this Code.
(b) 
The repeal provided for in Subsection (a) shall not affect any of the following:
(1) 
Any ordinance or relating to zoning;
(2) 
The City's building code;[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The building code, Ord. No. 19757 was repealed in its entirety by Ord. No. 25529, adopted Aug. 6, 1984.
(3) 
The acceptance of act of the legislature;
(4) 
Any ordinance relating to compensation or employee benefits;
(5) 
Any ordinance relating to bond issues or the indebtedness of the City;
(6) 
Any ordinance accepting or dedicating street or alleys or abandoning same;
(7) 
Any act done, or any right accrued or established or any acts or proceedings or acts ratified or confirmed after December 31, 1978;
(8) 
Any order or resolution of the Council.
(c) 
All persons who, at the time when such repeal takes effect, hold any office under any of the ordinances repealed shall continue to hold the same according to the tenure thereof, except those offices which have been abolished, and those as to which a different provision has been lawfully made. The provisions of this chapter and the following chapters of this Code, so far as they are the same as those of existing ordinances, shall be construed as a continuation thereof and not as new enactments.
[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-3]
In the construction of this Code, and of all ordinances, the following rules of construction shall be observed, unless such construction would be inconsistent with the manifest intent of the City Council or the context of the ordinance:
CITY
The word "City" shall mean the City of Waltham, in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
CODE
The terms "Code" or "this Code" shall refer to the "General Ordinances of the City of Waltham, 1978."
COMMONWEALTH
The word "commonwealth" shall mean the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
COMPUTATION OF TIME
The time in which an act is to be done shall be computed by excluding the first and including the last day; if the last day be Sunday or a legal holiday, that shall be excluded.
COUNCIL
The words "the Council" or "Council" or "City Council" shall mean the City Council of the City of Waltham.
COUNTY
The words "county" or "the county" shall mean the County of Middlesex.
EMERGENCY
A sudden and unforeseen combination of circumstances demanding immediate attention.
GENDER
A word importing the masculine gender only shall extend and be applied to females and to firms, partnerships and corporations as well as to males.
JOINT AUTHORITY
Words purporting to give a joint authority to three or more officers or other persons shall be construed as giving such authority to a majority of such officers or persons.
MONTH
The word "month" shall mean a calendar month.
NUMBER
A word importing the singular number only may extend and be applied to several persons and things as well as to one person and thing.
OATH
The word "oath" shall be construed to include an affirmation in all cases in which by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in such cases the words "swear" and "sworn" shall be equivalent to the words "affirm" and "affirmed."
OFFICERS, BOARDS, DEPARTMENTS, ETC.
Whenever any officer, board, department or other agency is referred to by title, such reference shall be construed as if followed by the words "of the City of Waltham, Massachusetts," unless indicated to the contrary.
OWNER
The word "owner," applied to a building or land, shall include any part owner, joint owner, tenant in common, tenant in partnership, joint tenant or tenant by the entirety, of the whole or of a part of such building or land.
PERSON
The word "person" shall extend and be applied to associations, firms, partnerships and bodies politic and corporate as well as to individuals.
PRECEDING, FOLLOWING
The words "preceding" and "following" mean next before and next after, respectively.
STATUTE REFERENCES
Whenever reference is made to M.G.L.A., c. _____, § _____, this shall mean Massachusetts General Laws Annotated; whenever reference is made to G.L., c. _____, § _____, this shall mean the Tercentenary Edition of General Laws.
STREET
The word "street" shall be construed to embrace public ways, streets, avenues, boulevards, roads, alleys, lanes, courts, viaducts, public squares, sidewalks and all other public highways in the City.
TENANT, OCCUPANT
The words "tenant" or "occupant," applied to a building or land, shall include any person holding a written or oral lease or who occupies, the whole or a part of such building or land, either alone or with others.
TENSE
Words used in the past or present tense include the future as well as the past and present.
WRITTEN or IN WRITING
Shall be construed to include any representation of words, letters or figures, whether by printing or otherwise.
YEAR
The term "year" shall mean a calendar year.
[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-4]
The catchlines of the several sections of the General Ordinances printed in boldface type are intended as mere catchwords to indicate the contents of the section, and shall not be deemed or taken to be titles of such sections, nor as any part of the section, nor, unless expressly so provided, shall they be so deemed when any of such sections, including the catchlines, are amended or reenacted.
[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-5]
All bylaws of the City shall be denominated ordinances, and the enacting style may be, "Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Waltham, as follows."
Charter references — Ordinances, passage, repeal, amendment, etc., § 2-8 et seq.; adoption or change of zoning ordinance, § 8-7.
State law reference — Ordinances generally, M.G.L.A. c. 40, §§ 21 — 23.
[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-6]
All ordinances shall be recorded by the City Clerk in the order in which they are passed to be ordained, in a book which shall be kept in the office of the City Clerk and subject to public inspection.
[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-7]
Whenever the City Council expresses anything by way of command, the form of expression shall be, "ordered"; and when such council expresses opinions, principles, facts or purposes, the form shall be, "resolved."
[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-8]
All ordinances hereafter enacted or presented to the Council for enactment, shall be drafted, so far as possible, as specific amendments of or additions to this Code.
[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-11; Ord. No. 25952, 6-9-1986]
Whoever violates any ordinance of the City whereby any act or thing is enjoined or prohibited or required, whether included in this Code or hereafter ordained, shall, unless other provision is expressly made, be liable to a penalty not exceeding $300 for each offense.
[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-13]
All fines and penalties for the violation of any ordinance shall, when received, inure to the use of the City and be paid into the City treasury, unless it be otherwise directed by the laws of the commonwealth or the ordinances of the City.
[Gen. Ords. 1962, § 1-14]
It is hereby declared to be the intention of the City Council that the sections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this Code are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this Code shall be declared unconstitutional by the valid judgment or decree of any court of competent jurisdiction, such unconstitutionality shall not affect any of the remaining phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs and sections of this Code, since the same would have been enacted by the Council without the incorporation in this Code of any such unconstitutional phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section.
[Ord. No. 25847, 2-10-1986]
In construing these ordinances, the following rules shall be observed, unless their observance would involve a construction inconsistent with the manifest intent of the City Council or repugnant to the context of the same ordinance:
(1) 
The repeal of an ordinance shall not revive any previous ordinance.
(2) 
The repeal of an ordinance shall not affect any punishment, penalty or forfeiture incurred before the repeal takes effect, or any suit, prosecution or proceeding pending at the time of the repeal for an offense committed, or for the recovery of a penalty or forfeiture incurred, under the ordinance repealed.
(3) 
Words and phrases shall be construed according to the common and approved usage of the language; but technical words and phrases and such others as may have acquired a peculiar and appropriate meaning in law shall be construed and understood according to such meaning.
(4) 
Words importing the singular number may extend and be applied to several persons or things, words importing the plural number may include the singular, and words importing the masculine gender may include the feminine and neuter.
(5) 
Wherever a penalty or forfeiture is provided for a violation of an ordinance, it shall be for each such violation.
[Ord. No. 26894, 4-9-1990; Ord. No. 26946, 6-25-1990; Ord. No. 27121, 6-10-1991; Ord. No. 27151, 5-28-1991; Ord. No. 27675, 1-10-1994; Ord. No. 27868, 1-23-1995; Ord. No. 28293, 1-13-1997; Ord. No. 28497, 1-12-1998; Ord. No. 28572, 6-8-1998; Ord. No. 28707, 1-11-1999; Ord. No. 30447, 6-26-2006; Ord. No. 30448, 6-26-2006; Ord. No. 30915, 6-23-2008; Ord. No. 30918, 6-23-2008; Ord. No. 30923, 6-23-2008]
(a) 
Criminal complaint. Whoever violates any provision of the City of Waltham general ordinances may be penalized by indictment or on complaint brought in the District Court. Except as may be otherwise provided by law, and as the District Court may see fit to impose, the maximum penalty for each violation, or offense, brought in such manner shall be $300.
(b) 
Noncriminal disposition. Whoever violates any provision of these City of Waltham General Ordinances, the violation of which is subject to a specific penalty, may be penalized by a noncriminal disposition as provided in M.G.L. c. 40, § 21D. The noncriminal method of disposition may also be used for violations of any rule or regulation of any municipal officer, board or department which is subject to a specific penalty.
Without intending to limit the generality of the foregoing, it is the intention of this provision that the following City of Waltham General Ordinances and sections of said general ordinances are to be included within the scope of this subsection, that the specific penalties as listed here shall apply in such cases, and that in addition to police officers, who shall in all cases be considered enforcing persons for the purpose of this provision, the municipal personnel listed for each section, if any, shall also be enforcing persons for such sections. The term "second and subsequent offense" shall mean those additional offenses committed by the same offender within a twelve-month period. Each day upon which any violation exists shall be deemed to be a separate offense.
[Amended 6-24-2013 by Ord. No. 31970A; 2-22-2016 by Ord. No. 33346; 5-22-2017 by Ord. No. 33735; 11-13-2018 by Ord. No. 34244]
GENERAL ORDINANCES:
CHAPTER AND SECTION
TITLE
PENALTY
ENFORCING AGENT
Chapter 2
Administration
Sec. 2-375
Administrative enforcement
$300 per day
Purchasing Agent
Chapter 3
Animals and Fowl
Sec. 3-17
Unleashed dogs
First offense, $25; second and subsequent, $50
Animal Control Officer
Sec. 3-18
Excessive barking or howling
First offense, $25; second and subsequent, $50
Animal Control Officer
Depositing excreta
First offense, $25; second and subsequent, $50
Animal Control Officer
Training fighting dogs
$50
Animal Control Officer
Vicious dog
$50
Animal Control Officer
Sec. 3-18.1(d)
Failure to comply with order
$100
Chief of Police or designee, Animal Control Officer; issued by hearing authority
Sec. 3-21
Unlicensed dog or no rabies vaccination
$25
Animal Control Officer
Chapter 4
Cemeteries
Sec. 4-10
Conduct of visitors
Sec. 4-10(a)
Walking, standing, lounging upon grass, flower beds, lots or borders within cemetery limits
$25
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(b)(i)
Gathering flowers, disturbing floral designs or vases
$25
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
(ii)
Writing upon or marking any monument, gravestone or other structure planned as a memorial for the dead
$100
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(C)
Carrying firearm, cross bow, hunting bow, or dangerous weapon within cemetery limits
$100.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(d)
Destroying, injuring, or harming bird, squirrel, or other animal within cemetery limits
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(e)
Operating motor vehicle within cemetery limits with intent to pass from street to street; operating a motor vehicle within cemetery limits in excess of 15 M.P.H.
$50.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(f)
Riding bicycle within cemetery limits
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(g)
Entering or remaining within cemetery not for purpose of attending a funeral or caring for a lot or grave
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(h)
Taking dog or allowing dog owned by offender into cemetery
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(i)
Landing on Mt. Feake cemetery from boat, or loafing or lounging on, or fishing from the banks of the Charles River within cemetery limits
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(j)
Engaging in loud talking or boisterous conduct within or bringing refreshments into cemetery
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(k)
Parking within cemetery limits for prohibited purpose; parking within cemetery limits so as to interfere with owner or with movement of other vehicles; parking at entrance to cemetery
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(l)
Entering/remaining in cemetery later than three-quarters of an hour after sunset
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(m)
Leaving weeds, grass, or rubbish on lot of another or on paths or avenues of cemetery
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(n)
Littering within cemetery limits
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(o)(i)
Roller skating or skateboarding within cemetery limits
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(o)(ii)
Use of mini-bikes or go-carts within cemetery limits
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(o)(iii)
Display of goods, wares, or merchandise or merchandise within cemetery limits
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(o)(iv)
Instructing persons in the use and operation of a motor vehicle within cemetery limits
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(o)(v)
Using cemetery roadways for pleasure driving
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Sec. 4-10(o)(vi)
Entering into or remaining within cemetery limits without authorization after main gates have been closed
$25.00
Police Officers, Cemetery Superintendent
Chapter 6
Fire Prevention and Detection
Sec. 6-1
Residential buildings without smoke detectors
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Building Inspectors; Health Inspectors; Fire Chief or his designee
Chapter 7
Garbage, Trash and Refuse
Sec. 7-2
Dumping or burning garbage, refuse within City limits
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Health Inspectors; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 7-3
Maintenance of areas free from garbage and rubbish
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Health Inspectors
Sec. 7-4
Hauling refuse in non-leakproof vehicles
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Health Inspectors; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 7-5
Disturbing containers on sidewalk or street and handling contents therein
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Health Inspectors; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 7-6
Storage of garbage and rubbish
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Health Inspectors
Sec. 7-7
Collection of garbage and rubbish
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Health Inspectors; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 7-8
Municipal litter
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Health Inspectors; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 7-18
Time restrictions
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Health Inspectors; Consolidated Public Works Director
Chapter 7.5
Health
Secs. 7.5-21 through 7.5-24
Experimentation with or use of recombinant technology within City; use of humans as experimental subjects in recombinant DNA research; failure to follow established NIH rules, regulations, and guidelines
$200
Health Inspectors
Chapter 8
Licenses, Permits and Business Regulations
Article II
Amusements
Sec. 8-16
Operating billiard, pool, or sippio table, shuffleboard, or bowling alley without a license
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-17
Violation of rules and regulations for mechanical or electronic amusement devices
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Article III
Hawkers and Peddlers
Sec. 8-28
Hawkers or peddler operating without a permit
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-29
Failure to display badge or sticker
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-31
Operating outside of established hours
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-32
Failure to display name and license number issued on vehicle used in conduct of business
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-33
Conducting business at prohibited locations and streets
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-34
Vehicle parked in excess of 30 minutes
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-35
Interference with flow of traffic, maintenance of public ways, removal of snow
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-36
Causing loud noise or emission of odors injurious to or disturbing public health or comfort
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-37
Displaying sign without permit; failure to comply with sign restrictions
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Building Inspectors
Article IIIA
Door-to-Door Solicitation
Sec. 8-42
Violations of Door-to-Door Solicitation Ordinance
$300 each offense
Police officers
Sec. 8-43
Violations of Door-to-Door Solicitation Ordinance
$300 each offense
Police officers
Sec. 8-44
Violations of Door-to-Door Solicitation Ordinance
$300 each offense
Police officers
Sec. 8-46
Violations of Door-to-Door Solicitation Ordinance
$300 each offense
Police officers
Sec. 8-47
Violations of Door-to-Door Solicitation Ordinance
$300 each offense
Police officers
Sec. 8-50A
Violations of Door-to-Door Solicitation Ordinance (including requirement of compliance with applicable state and federal laws)
$300 each offense
Police officers
Article IV
Junk and Junk Dealers
Sec. 8-61
Engaging in business of a junk collector without a license
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-71
Engaging in business of a junk dealer without a license
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-73
Unlawful storage of junk by junk dealer
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-74
Failure to keep records of purchases as per Sec. 8-74
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-76
Resale of articles prior to one week of purchase or receipt
$25; $50 second subsequent
Police officers
Article V
Lodging Houses
Sec. 8-86
Failure to have a license
$200; $300 second and subsequent
Building Inspectors; Health Inspectors
Article VI
Pawnbrokers
Sec. 8-96
Failure to have a license
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Article VII
Petroleum, Explosives, Etc.
Sec. 8-105
Failure of holder of fuel storage license to dispense compressed air and wash windshields during regular business hours
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-108(a)
Operating gasoline station between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. without a permit
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-108(e)
Failure to post notice and exact change and credit card transactions
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-109
Violation of regulations for hazardous materials storage tanks
$200; $300 second and subsequent
Fire Chief or designee
Article VIII
Secondhand Dealers
Sec. 8-116
Failure to have a license
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 8-117
Failure to record purchases and restrict sales
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Article IX
Skating Rinks
Sec. 8-126
Failure to have a license
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Article X
Common Victuallers
Sec. 8-135
Failure to have a license
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers; Health Inspectors
Article XI
Coin-Operated Machines
Sec. 8-146
Failure to have a license
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Chapter 10
Offenses-Miscellaneous
Sec. 10-6
Violation of provisions of Noise Ordinance
First offense, $50; second offense, $100; third offense and subsequent, $200
Police officers; Health Inspectors
Sec. 10-60
Operating motor boat on Hardy Pond
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Article IV
Registered Sex Offender Restriction
Sec. 10-72
Residency restrictions
$150; $300 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 10-73
Other restrictions and prohibitions
$150; $300 second and subsequent
Police officers
Article V
Nuisances
Sec. 10-81
Violations of Nuisance Property Ordinance
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Building Inspectors; Health Inspectors
Chapter 13
Poles, Wires, Conduits
Sec. 13-41
Failure to restore street
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 13-51
Failure to obtain permit to open street
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Chapter 16
Sewers, Drains, Sewage Disposal
Sec. 16-3
Unlawful discharge
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 16-5
Obstruction of sewer during repair
$200; $300 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 16-6
Failure to repair private sewer
$200; $300 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 16-9
Malicious damage to sewer works
$200; $300 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 16-21
Failure to obtain a permit to connect to a sewer
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 16-31
Failure to barricade excavation
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 16-51
Prohibited discharge into public sewers or drains
$300
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 16-52
Discharge: prohibited substances into sewer system
$300
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 16-54
Failure to provide a trap or separator
$300
Consolidated Public Works Director
Chapter 17
Sidewalks, Public Ways, Public Places, Private Ways and Parking Areas
Sec. 17-1(a)
Littering in public way
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 17-1(b)
Leaving rubbish or garbage on public sidewalk not properly stored
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Health Inspectors; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-1(c)
Leaving rubbish or garbage on public street not properly stored
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Health Inspectors; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-2
Walking on or injury to grass plots or flowers where prohibited
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 17-3
Unauthorized injury or damage to trees, shrubs, vines
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-5(a)
Posting in public place without a permit
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 17-6(a)
Failure to obtain sign permit as required
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Building Inspectors
Sec. 17-6(c)
Maintaining a prohibited sign
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Building Inspectors
Sec. 17-7
Failure to obtain a permit for structure for sale of merchandise
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Building Inspectors
Sec. 17-7.1
Failure to maintain printed matter vending machines in a safe condition and/or in compliance with ordinance requirements
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director; City Council
Sec. 17-7.2(a)
Tables or chairs on sidewalk without permit
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Police officers; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-7.2(b)
Violating conditions of permit
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Police officers; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-7.2(c)
Tables or chairs in front of other property
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Police officers; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-7.2(d)
Failure to leave five-foot unobstructed path
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Police officers; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-7.2(e)
Tables or chairs within 15 feet of handicapped parking space, etc.
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Police officers; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-7.2(f)
Tables or chairs on sidewalk during restricted times
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Police officers; Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-8
Failure to obtain a permit for excavation
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-9
Shedding water: streets and sidewalks
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-10
Failure to remove snow and ice from roofs as required
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-11
Obstruction of passage on any street
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-12
Playing games in streets
$25
Police officers
Sec. 17-13
Coasting on public ways
$25
Police officers
Sec. 17-14
Failure to obtain permit to move building
$300
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-15
Erecting flag, banner across street without a permit
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-16
(a) Placing snow or ice upon streets or sidewalks
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
(b) Placing snow or ice from private property upon streets or sidewalks
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
(c) Placing snow or ice blocking fire hydrant, etc.
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director or Fire Department
(d) Placing snow or ice blocking crosswalk etc.
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-17
Failure to place safety railing around excavation
$200; $300 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-18
Failure to place structures, pipes, etc. at approved location
$200; $300 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-22
Failure to remove structure or vehicle illegally on street
$200
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-23
Failure of abutter to remove snow from sidewalk
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-24
Obstructing a sidewalk
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Consolidated Public Works Director
Sec. 17-27
Bicycle regulations
$20
Police officers
Sec. 17-28
Refusal to give name or giving false name or address to police
$50
Police officers
Sec. 17-68
Parades, failure to obtain permit
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 17-74
Parades, failure to carry permit
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Chapter 18
Taxicabs
Sec. 18-2
Refusal to carry passengers
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 18-3
Carrying more than one party without consent of first
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 18-4(a)
Parking private vehicle in taxi stand
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 18-4(b)
Parking a taxicab in other than a taxicab stand
$25; $50 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 18-16
Failure to have a license
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 18-30
Failure to display owner's name and telephone number on vehicle
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Sec. 18-31
Operating an unregistered taxicab
$50; $100 second and subsequent
Police officers
Chapter 25
Stormwater
Sec. 25-3
Stormwater management: applicability
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Stormwater Enforcement Agent
Sec. 25-22
Illicit discharges: prohibited activities
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Stormwater Enforcement Agent
Sec. 25-24
Illicit discharges: emergency suspension
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Stormwater Enforcement Agent
Sec. 25-25
Illicit discharges: notification of spills
$100; $200 second and subsequent
Stormwater Enforcement Agent