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Town of Randolph, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Randolph 9-13-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-16. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Junk dealers — See Ch. 121.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 147.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 166.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 179.
Vehicles, removal of — See Ch. 182.
A. 
No Person, as owner or as one in control of a premises or property within the Town, whether as owner, tenant, occupant, lessee, registered owner, or titled bill of sale owner, shall keep or allow to be kept any partially dismantled, non-operating, wrecked, junked or discarded, vehicle, trailer or parts thereof to remain in the open on such property longer than seventy-two (72) hours, except that this section shall not apply to any property that is duly licensed for such.
B. 
The vehicle, trailer or parts thereof shall be removed within seventy-two (72) hours after notification or it shall be fined and impounded with any and all charges incurred to be borne entirely by the lawful owner of the property from which it was removed.
C. 
No person shall cause any item in this section to be stored or confined in a non-permanent (without a foundation) enclosure that has not been duly permitted by the State Building Code and the Town's Building Commissioner.
A. 
No person, as owner or as one in control of a premises or property within the Town, whether as owner, tenant, occupant, lessee, registered owner, or titled bill of sale owner, shall keep or allow to be kept more than one (1) unregistered vehicle/trailer to remain in the open on such property longer than seventy-two (72) hours, except that this section shall not apply to any property that is duly licensed for such.
B. 
The vehicle/trailer shall be removed within seventy-two (72) hours after notification or it shall be impounded with any and all charges incurred to be borne entirely by the lawful owner of the property from which it was removed, or in the case of public property from the rightful owner of the removed item.
C. 
No person shall cause any item in this section to be stored or confined in a non-permanent (without a foundation) enclosure that has not been duly permitted by the State Building Code and the Town's Building Commissioner.
No person shall abandon a motor vehicle/trailer so that it blocks a public way, private driveway, or creates a hazard for any length of time.
No person shall allow an unregistered and/or uninsured vehicle/trailer upon a public way for any length of time.
In the event of no license plate on a vehicle, the vehicle identification number (VIN) shall be used.
The above sections shall be enforced by the Randolph Police Department under the direction of the Chief of Police. The Police Chief shall be the authority to formulate rules and regulations for the disposal of any vehicle/trailer or parts thereof that have not been claimed and whose penalties have not been paid. Note: The Building Commissioner is the enforcement agent for all building violations.
Violators shall have their vehicle/trailer tagged with a violation notice and fined fifty dollars ($50), in accordance with the Fine Schedule.[1] Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense, and shall be punishable as such hereunder.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 301, Fines.
Any fine or penalty imposed by this section and not paid shall become a municipal charge under the lien created by MGL c. 40, § 58.