Town of Mansfield, MA
Bristol County
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Except as to vehicles for which other provisions are made under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, no person shall abandon any vehicle at any place within the Town, and no person shall leave any vehicle at any place within the Town for such time and under such circumstances as to cause it to reasonably appear that such vehicle has been abandoned.
Except as to vehicles for which other provisions are made under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, no person shall leave any partially dismantled, wrecked, junked, nonoperative or discarded vehicle upon any street or other public ground in the Town, or upon any private property therein, without the permission of the Chief of Police or their designee or the owner or lessee of said property.
No person in charge or control of any land or premises in the Town, whether as owner, occupant, lessee or otherwise, shall allow any partially or totally dismantled, wrecked, junked, nonoperative, discarded or unregistered vehicles or trucks to remain on such property longer than 10 days; except if said vehicle is in an enclosed building or in an area unexposed to the view of the public or any abutters; a vehicle on the premises of a business enterprise operated in a lawful place and manner when necessary to the operation of such business enterprise; a vehicle stored or parked pursuant to a written permit issued at the discretion of the Chief of Police or their designee after due investigation and hearing by the Chief of Police or their designee; a vehicle upon an area properly licensed under Chapter 140 of the General Laws; or a vehicle in an appropriate storage place or depository maintained by the Town with the consent of the Town. In no event will an unregistered, unsightly vehicle be permitted to be stored in a front yard.