[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Marion as Art. VIII of the Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall remove nor cause to be removed any soil, loam, sand, or gravel for commercial purposes from any land in the Town, not in public use, unless such removal is authorized by a permit issued by the Selectmen, except in conjunction with and for the purpose of construction of a building on a parcel and except for the continued operation on the same parcel of any existing sand or gravel or clay pit. No such permit shall be issued until the application therefor is filed with said Board. Said Board shall hold a public hearing on the application, and the date and time of the public hearing thereon shall be advertised in a local newspaper at least seven days before the public hearing.
Whoever violates any of the provisions of this bylaw shall, for the first offense, pay a fine of $50; for the second offense $100; and for each subsequent offense $200.