Town of Braintree, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Braintree STM 5-2-1989 by Art. 18 (prior code Ch. 131). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter is intended to preserve, maintain and increase the water supply of the Town.
[Amended ATM 5-10-1994 by Art. 46; ATM 5-15-2002 by Art. 47]
Whenever a declaration of a state of water supply emergency or resulting order is legally declared and imposed on the Town by an appropriate state or federal agency, or a water conservation restriction emergency is declared by the Tri-Town Board of Water Commissioners, the Braintree Board of Selectmen is authorized to promulgate such reasonable rules and regulations as are necessary to implement such declaration and order.
[Amended ATM 5-15-2002 by Art. 47]
The Board of Selectmen, through the Department of Public Works, shall be the exclusive administrator for processing receipted violations to the water usage restriction order.
There shall be one warning issued and recorded on an approved Water and Sewer Department administrative form. Such warning shall be sent by certified mail to the site of the violation. Subsequent violations recorded shall be punished by civil penalties as stipulated in § 13.08.040 of this chapter. Subsequent violations shall be recorded on an approved department administrative form which stipulates that a violation has been found and a civil penalty has been applied with mandatory payment of such civil penalty to be receipted by the Water and Sewer Department.
[Amended ATM 5-15-2002 by Art. 47]
Any person who is found after a hearing before the Public Works Permitting and Advisory Board to have violated any of the rules and regulations as promulgated by the Board of Selectmen attendant to a declaration of a state of water supply emergency and resulting order shall, for each offense, be punished by a civil penalty of $100. Each day such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.