Town of Kittery, ME
York County
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[Amended 10-23-2017 by Ord. No. 17-14; 5-30-2018 by Ord. No. 04-18; 10-23-2017 by Ord. No. 17-14; 5-30-2018 by Ord. No. 04-18]
[Amended 10-22-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
Parking is prohibited at all hours in the following locations:
Within 10 feet of any hydrant
Within 10 feet of any corner
Within 10 feet of pavement on Route 1, both sides, from Spruce Creek to the Kittery-York Town line
Adams Drive, no parking on westerly side from the intersection of Route 1 in a southerly direction to its end and on the easterly side from the intersection with Route 1 to the driveway of 7 Adams Drive
Bellamy Lane, both sides, from Pepperrell Road in a southerly direction for 160 feet
Bowen Road, northwest side from Route 103 to its intersection with Old Ferry Lane
Bowen Road, southeast side, from its intersection with Old Ferry Lane to its southern terminus
Bridge Street, northerly side, excepting that the first 300 feet from Old Post Road — the first 150 feet, no time limit; the second 150 feet, one-hour time limit
Bridge Street, southerly side
Chauncey Creek Road on the north side, beginning 433 feet from the intersection of Gerrish Island Lane and continuing in a westerly direction for a distance of 812 feet
Chauncey Creek Road on the north side, beginning at the intersection of Tenney Hill Road, and continuing in an easterly direction 362 feet
Chauncey Creek Road on the south side, beginning at the intersection of Pepperrell Road and Tenney Hill Road, and continuing in an easterly direction for 1,920 feet excepting any parking off the public way
Commercial Street, on the west side, beginning at the intersection of Government Street and continuing southerly to the intersection of Water Street
Dame Street, east side, from its intersection with Walker Street to its intersection with Central Avenue
The cul-de-sac at the end of Dion Avenue
Fernald Road, north and south side, beginning at the intersection of Route 236 in a westerly direction for 690 feet
Fort Foster, paved road, both sides, from gate house to pier, a distance of 2,500 feet
Government Street, south side, from State Road to Commercial Street
Hunter Avenue beginning at Water Street and continuing northerly to the intersection of Government Street
Island Avenue, both sides, 50 feet from the intersection of Route 1
[Added 12-9-2019 by Ord. No. 19-12]
Jones Avenue, both sides, from Government Street to Walker Street
Love Lane, east side, beginning at its point of intersection with Government Street, north 150 feet
Love Lane, east side, between its point of intersection with Government Street to the end of the property of the Wentworth-Dennett School
Main Street, east side, from its intersection with Government Street to its intersection with Walker Street
Manson Road, from the intersection with Stevenson Road in a northerly direction 500 feet, and in a southerly direction for 300 feet
Old Post Road, on the northerly side, from Bridge Street to Cook Street
Old Post Road, on the southerly side, from Bridge Street to Cook Street, with the exception of 200 feet from Bridge Street, which is to be one-hour automobile only parking
Old Post Road on both sides, from Dennett Road to Paul Street
Oxpoint Drive, both sides, from the intersection of Adams Drive in an easterly direction to the driveway of 2 Oxpoint Drive
Pleasant Street, on the west side, beginning at the intersection of Water Street and continuing northerly to the intersection of Government Street
Ranger Drive, the west and east side in a northerly direction from the intersection at Gorges Road to the end of Ranger Drive, including the cul-de-sac
Rogers Road on both sides, beginning at its point of intersection with Shapleigh Road (Route 236) to the point where Rogers Road intersects with Wentworth Street (Route 103)
Seapoint Road, north side, from the New England Telephone pole number 4 in a westerly direction for 2,298 feet
Seapoint Road, south side, from the New England Telephone pole number 4 in a westerly direction for 250 feet
Seapoint Road, western end of the designated parking area along Seapoint Road, a distance of 220 feet in a westerly direction
Stevenson Road, from the intersection of Manson Road on the southerly side in a westerly direction for a distance of 1,155 feet
Stevenson Road, from the intersection of Manson Road in a westerly direction for a distance of 1,275 feet
Stevenson Road, from the intersection with Manson Road on the northerly side in a westerly direction for a distance of 106 feet
Stevenson Road, from the main (middle) entrance driveway on the northerly side in a westerly direction for a distance of 147 feet to the westerly entrance driveway
Stevenson Road at a point where the Town of Kittery property, Map 29, Lot 24, intersects with Map 29, Lot 23, westerly direction for a distance of one-tenth of a mile
Stoddard Street to the Naval Shipyard
Tilton Avenue, northwest side, from Whipple Road, a distance of 35 feet
Tilton Avenue, southeast side
Traip Avenue, both sides, from its southerly intersection with Wentworth Street to its northerly intersection with Wentworth Street
Walker Street, south side, from U.S. Highway No. 1 easterly 314 feet, and north side, from U.S. Highway No. 1 easterly 460 feet
Walker Street, north side, from the corner of Main Street, easterly 30 feet
[Added 9-23-2019 by Ord. No. 19-08]
Walker Street, north side, west of Wentworth Street, from the northeast corner of Wentworth/Walker Street intersection to a point 55 feet westerly
Walker Street, south side, from the corner of Main Street, easterly 30 feet
[Added 9-23-2019 by Ord. No. 19-08]
Walker Street, south side, west of Wentworth Street, from the southwest corner of the Wentworth/Walker Street intersection to a point 57 feet westerly
Water Street, on the south side from the intersection of Commercial Street easterly for a distance of 185 feet
Wentworth Street, east side, between its two points of intersection with Traip Avenue
Wentworth Street, east side, from the north corner of the Sugrue Block to the south entrance of Traip Avenue
Wentworth Street, north side, east of Walker Street, from the northeast corner of the Wentworth/Walker Street intersection to a point 90 feet east
Whipple Road, north side, beginning at its point of intersection with Rogers Road, easterly to its point of intersection with Shapleigh Road
Whipple Road, north side, from Keene Circle to Philbrick Road
Williams Avenue, both sides, starting at the exit of Traip Academy's parking lot and continuing in an southerly direction, ending at the beginning of 24 Williams Avenue
[Amended 10-22-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
Parking is prohibited from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the west side of Williams Avenue starting at the exit of Traip Academy's parking lot, and continuing in a northerly direction, ending at its intersection with Whipple Road.
[Added 10-22-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18[1]]
A. 
One parking space, identified by a Town of Kittery parking sign, in front of 7 Wallingford Square will be designated for fifteen-minute parking from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (unrestricted parking is permitted on Sundays and holidays).
B. 
Two parking spaces, identified by Town of Kittery parking signs, on the north side of Pepperrell Road, starting 15 feet east of Pepperrell Terrace, will be designated for fifteen-minute parking.
[Added 12-9-2019 by Ord. No. 19-11]
C. 
Two parking space, identified by Town of Kittery parking signs, on the south side of Island Avenue, beginning 50 feet from the intersection of Route 1 will be designated for fifteen-minute parking
[Added 12-9-2019 by Ord. No. 19-12]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also renumbered former §§ 10.3.1.3 through 10.3.1.5 as 10.3.1.4 through 10.3.1.6, respectively.
One-hour parking is permitted from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (unrestricted parking is permitted on Sundays and holidays), in the following locations except as may be prohibited in § 10.3.1.1:
Central Avenue
Cross Street
Friend Street
Jones Avenue
Love Lane
Main Street
Newmarch Street
Otis Avenue
Pine Street
Prince Avenue
Rice Avenue
Stimson Street
Trefethen Avenue
Williams Avenue
Woodlawn Avenue
Manson Avenue from Rogers Road to Boush Street
Old Post Road, both sides, for a distance of 450 feet northeasterly towards Memorial Field from its intersection with Dennett Road
Philbrick Road from Whipple Road to Cross Street
Rogers Road from the junction of Rogers Road and Whipple Road to Orchard Grove Cemetery
[Amended 10-22-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
A. 
Four-hour parking is permitted from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (unrestricted parking is permitted Sundays and holidays) in the following locations except as may be prohibited in § 10.3.1.1:
Walker Street, south side 314 feet east of its intersection with U.S. Highway No. 1, and 460 feet east of its intersection with U.S. Highway No. 1, to its intersection with Otis Avenue
Wentworth Street, west side from its intersection with Central Avenue to its intersection with Whipple Road
B. 
Allowed between signs in the following locations during school hours and public events:
Stevenson Road at a point 100 feet from the intersection with Manson Road on the southerly side in a westerly direction for a distance of 550 feet
Stevenson Road, from a point 106 feet from the intersection with Manson Road on the northerly side in a westerly direction for a distance of 122 feet to the main (middle) school entrance
Stevenson Road, from the westerly school entrance driveway on the northerly side in a westerly direction for a distance of 250 feet
A. 
It is unlawful to leave a motor vehicle parked, standing, or unattended on any public way in the Town:
(1) 
November 1 to April 15, inclusive:
(a) 
Between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m.;
(b) 
More than four hours between 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight.
(2) 
April 16 to October 31, inclusive:
(a) 
More than four hours between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
B. 
The Town Manager is authorized to declare a total parking ban on any or all public ways in the Town for the purpose of snowplowing or snow removal operations.
C. 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, regarding parking on Pepperrell Road, was repealed 12-9-2019 by Ord. No. 19-11.
D. 
Two-hour parking will be permitted from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (unrestricted parking is permitted on Sundays and holidays), in the following locations except as may be prohibited in § 10.3.1.1:
[Amended 10-22-2018 by Ord. No. 09-18]
(1) 
Government Street, south side, from Hunter Avenue to Wallingford Square and north side across from Knight Avenue to Wallingford Square.
(2) 
Wallingford Square, both sides, including the town wharf and its approaches.
(3) 
Walker Street, south side, beginning 57 feet west of Wentworth Street, in a westerly direction to its intersection with Otis Avenue.
(4) 
Walker Street, north side, beginning 55 feet west of Wentworth Street, in a westerly direction to its intersection with Otis Avenue.
(5) 
Wentworth Street, west side, from its intersection with Walker Street to its intersection with Central Avenue.
E. 
The Town's parking lot located on the east side of Moore Street is restricted to permit holders and their guests only. Permit holders are limited to residents of Moore Street who do not have off-street parking available. Parking permits may be obtained from the police department. The owner or operator of any vehicle found in violation of this section will be summonsed and the vehicle will be towed at the owner's expense as provided in this chapter.
F. 
Parking in the Municipal Parking Lot located in Wallingford Square at the corner of Walker Street is restricted to a maximum of two consecutive hours from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and three consecutive hours from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Parking is not permitted between the hours of midnight and 6:00 a.m. from November 1 through April 15, inclusive.
G. 
Seapoint and Crescent Beach: South side of Seapoint Road starting 250 feet from New England Telephone pole number 4 in a westerly direction for 825 feet, parking is restricted to vehicles displaying a valid solid waste sticker or quest permit only. One parking space will be designated as a handicap space. The Municipal Office issues solid waste stickers for town residents and nonresident property taxpayers and active military personnel stationed at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and residing in military housing. There is no cost for the initial sticker.
(1) 
From New England Telephone pole number 81 in a westerly direction for 135 feet. Parking must be off the paved road surface.
(2) 
Parking must be off the paved road surface.
(3) 
The beach parking lot and parking areas on the south side of Seapoint Road are closed each day from 11:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
Failure to park within prescribed lines as laid out on any street is a violation of the parking rules.
Parking vehicles of any kind on sidewalks anywhere in Town is prohibited.
It is unlawful for any person to park, leave standing or unattended any vehicle on the public ways of the Town, in such manner so as to block any driveway, public or private, as to prevent egress or entrance to such driveway.
The two marked parking spaces in front of No. 33 Government Street on the south side are designated handicapped parking spaces on Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Parking in a marked handicapped space is prohibited unless the vehicle is displaying a handicapped sticker or handicapped license plate(s). The owner or operator of any vehicle found in violation of this section may be summonsed and the vehicle towed at the owner's expense.
Parking is prohibited at all times in designated fire lanes. The owner or operator of any unauthorized vehicle found parked in a fire lane will be summonsed and the vehicle towed at the owner's expense.
A. 
Penalties for violations of any of the following parking regulations are as follows:
(1) 
Overtime parking: $35.
(2) 
Parked on crosswalk: $50.
(3) 
Parked less than 10 feet from corner: $50.
(4) 
Parked on sidewalk: $50.
(5) 
Parked within 10 feet of hydrant: $50.
(6) 
Blocking driveway: $35.
(7) 
Violation of parking ban: $35.
(8) 
Other Title 10 violations: $35.
(9) 
Parking in a fire lane: $100.
(10) 
Handicapped parking violation: $250.
(11) 
Failure to display dump sticker or permit at Seapoint Beach: $50.
B. 
For any violations, penalty fees must be paid within 30 days. After 30 days unpaid violation penalty fees doubles. Any violator who does not pay the required penalty fee within 45 days may be issued a summons to appear and answer in the York District Court for failure to pay such penalty.
It is unlawful for any person having custody or control of any vehicle to park such vehicle upon Bellamy Lane between April 1 to October 15, provided, however, that this section does not pertain to vehicles while engaged in the loading or unloading of freight.
Any person found in violation of this section will be fined not more than $20 for each offense.
Except as otherwise provided in § 10.3.10.4, it is unlawful for any person having custody or control of any vehicle who is not a resident or real estate taxpayer of the Town to park any such vehicle upon the Town wharf or pier known as Frisbee's Wharf or Pier in Kittery Point in any parking space not so designated for one-hour nonresident parking. Such nonresident parking spaces are to be clearly marked and located along the southwesterly portion of such wharf. Parking by nonresidents in such spaces is limited at any one time to one-hour parking.
Parking for residents or real estate taxpayers of the Town on so-called Frisbee's Wharf or Pier is in those spaces specifically designated for residents parking along the northwesterly sideline of the wharf and along the northeasterly portion thereof and only for those vehicles displaying a current Town transfer sticker issued by the Town hall and affixed to the vehicle in a manner prescribed by the Town Manager. Residents or real estate property taxpayers of the Town may also park their vehicles in the area designated in § 10.3.10.1 of this section, subject to the one-hour limitation.
It is unlawful for any person having custody or control of any vehicle to park any such vehicle upon the Town wharf known as Frisbee's Wharf in Kittery Point between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m.
Parking spaces as so designated along the westerly side of the Town wharf or pier known as Frisbee's Wharf or Pier in Kittery Point presently comprising approximately 12 parking spaces are available for parking to Kittery residents and nonresidents alike.
Any person found in violation of this section will be fined not more than $20 for each offense. In addition, any vehicle or motor vehicles in violation of this section is to be towed away at the expense of the owner as provided in Subsection B of § 10.3.8.
Any vehicle or motor vehicle in violation of §§ 9.1.1, 10.3.1, 10.3.2, 10.3.3, 10.3.5, and 29 M.R.S. § 1111, and any person who is arrested and has a vehicle on a public way at the time of arrest, or any vehicle that is subject to impoundment by the Police Department, may be towed by the Police Department at the expense of the owner as provided herein.
Owners of towing vehicles used by the Town for the purpose of removing illegally parked cars under the terms of this section must show proof of liability insurance, have storage capability, and be approved by the Chief of Police.
Any owner of towing vehicles approved for the removal of vehicles illegally parked under the terms of this section is subject to the following towing rates:
A. 
A flat rate as set out in Appendix A for any towing between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday;
B. 
A flat rate as set out in Appendix A at all other times;
C. 
An additional charge as set out in Appendix A if a dolly has to be used;
D. 
A maximum charge as set out in Appendix A for any dry run where a vehicle is not towed;
E. 
Motorcycle: extra charge as set out in Appendix A;
F. 
No fee may be charged to the owner of the vehicle for the first 24 hours of storage unless the vehicle has been towed due to snow removal;
G. 
An additional charge as set out in Appendix A for any unusual circumstances.