[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 11-18-2010 by Ord. No. 10-012 (former Ch. 5.24 of the Town Bylaws, which derived from prior code Ch. 77). Amendments noted where applicable.]
No gasoline station shall be operated between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. and no automotive repair garage shall be operated between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. without a written permit from the Board of License Commissioners; provided, however, that any gasoline station that was granted permission by the former Board of Selectmen to be open between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. prior to the date of final passage of this chapter may continue to be open during said hours.
The Board of License Commissioners may from time to time make reasonable rules and regulations regarding the operation of gasoline stations, automotive repair garages and motor vehicle towing services.
Each application for the storage of motor vehicles shall be accompanied by a plot plan, which is an instrument of survey, certified by a registered professional engineer or land surveyor, detailing the location of the business and indicating the location and number of parking spaces for customers, employees, and the storage of motor vehicles, as well as showing the location of fire lanes, and access to and egress from the site. Each certified plot plan shall be subject to the review of the Fire Department, Police Department, Department of Municipal Licenses and Inspections, Planning and Community Development Department, and any other Town department or agencies, as determined by the Board of License Commissioners. The Board of License Commissioners shall have the discretion to determine the number of vehicles for which storage may be permitted, based upon the uses of the surrounding area, traffic, aesthetics, and what is in the best interest of the Town, provided the storage capacity for each site shall not be greater than the lesser of the number shown on the certified plot plan, the number permitted by the requirements of the applicable fire, zoning and building codes and the recommendations of the aforementioned Town departments; provided, however, that any gasoline station or automotive repair garage that was previously granted permission by the former Board of Selectmen or any other legal entity of the Town to store more vehicles than determined by the Board of License Commissioners shall have six months from the date of final passage of this chapter to present proof of such permission to the Board of License Commissioners, which shall incorporate such permission into the gasoline station's or automotive repair garage's written permit.
Whoever violates this chapter or any rule, regulation, or restriction contained in his/her license shall be subject to a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $300, and each day that such violation continues to exist shall be deemed a separate offense.