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Town of Bedford, NH
Hillsborough County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Bedford as indicated in section histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Traffic impact assessment — See Ch. 46, Art. II.
Towing of vehicles in fire lanes — See Ch. 130.
Sale of motorized vehicles — See Ch. 146.
Skateboards — See Ch. 222.
Traffic regulation in parks — See Ch. 185.
Traffic control devices around street openings — See Ch. 239, Art. II.
[Adopted 2-5-1990]
A. 
Parking of motor vehicles on the following highways of the Town of Bedford shall be prohibited at all times, except as otherwise indicated below:
[Amended 7-13-2011]
Name of Street
Side
Location
Back River Road
[Added 9-14-2016]
West
From the intersection with County Road north to the property line of the Peter Woodbury School site
Back River Road [Amended 6-26-2002]
West
From the South River Road intersection 650 feet down Back River Road
Camp Road
[Added 11-18-2015]
Both
From the intersection of Camp Road at Back River Road to the terminus of Camp Road
Chestnut Drive
[Added 6-11-2014]
Both
Entire length, beginning at the intersection of Route 101 and Chestnut Drive to its terminus, including the adjacent ramp leading to/from Chestnut Drive to the Bedford High School/Middle School complex
Chubbuck Road
[Added 11-18-2015]
East
From the driveway at 4 Chubbuck Road to a point approximately 60 feet south of that driveway
Chubbuck Road
[Amended 4-10-2002; 10-9-2002]
East
From Wallace Road to the Public Works driveway, between 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Chubbuck Road [Amended 10-11-2000]
North
In front of the guardrails and on the southerly side from the driveway of 4 Chubbuck Road to 60 feet west
Club Acre Lane [Amended 9-10-1997]
West
From the South River Road intersection to the dead end
County Road
[Added 9-10-2014]
East and west
Consistent with the current section posted for no parking
County Road
[Added 9-14-2016]
North
From the intersection of Back River Road to the western property line of the Peter Woodbury School site
County Road (by McKelvie School)
North
Liberty Hill Road east to first school driveway
County Road (by Riley Field)
North
Nashua Road east 30 feet (no parking here to corner)
County Road (by Riley Field)
South
Nashua Road east 75 feet
County Road [Amended 1-8-2003]
North
From the east most entrance of McKelvie School to the east most intersection of Wright Acres Road
County Road [Amended 9-25-2002]
South
From the intersection of Nashua Road east to the Town Pool entrance (#20 County Road)
Dalton Road
West
County Road to first driveway
Donald Street Extension (by LaCantina)
North
Route 114 20 feet east (no parking here to corner)
Donald Street Extension (by LaCantina)
South
Route 114 20 feet east (no parking here to corner)
Glen Road [Amended 9-10-1997]
Left
From Old Drive to the dead end
Liberty Hill Road
[Added 9-10-2014]
North
From a point on or near the basketball courts at McKelvie Intermediate School to the intersection of County Road
Liberty Hill Road
[Added 9-10-2014]
South
From the intersection of County Road to the third driveway across from the McKelvie Intermediate School basketball courts
Liberty Hill Road (by McKelvie School)
West
County Road south to most southerly school driveway
Meetinghouse Road
North
Route 101 west to Fire Department driveway Town Hall driveway west to Bedford Center Road
Meetinghouse Road
South
Route 101 west to Bedford Center Road
Nashua Road [Amended 8-15-2007]
Both
From Route 101 to 1,500 feet south of Nashua Road/County Road
Nashua Road (by Little League Field)
West
Crest of hill (north of Little League entrance) south to 15 feet north of Highway Department garage
Nashua Road (by Riley Field) [Amended 7-12-1995]
East
County Road North 20 feet (no parking here to corner)
Nashua Road (by Riley Field) [Amended 7-12-1995]
East
From County Road to Sportsman's Field driveway entrance
Old Bedford Road (by Bedford Village Inn)
East
Route 101 north to BVI property line
Old Bedford Road (by Bedford Village Inn)
West
Route 101 north to second BVI driveway
Old Bedford Road (by Memorial School)
North
Bridge west to driveway of 54 Old Bedford Road
Old Bedford Road (by Memorial School)
South
Bridge west to west boundary of 45 Old Bedford Road
Twin Brook Lane
[Added 5-9-2018]
Both
From the intersection of Route 101 for a distance of 300 feet
Wathen Road
North
South River Road to crest of hill
Wathen Road
South
South River Road to Casa Mia driveway
White Avenue [Amended 9-25-2002]
Both
From the intersection of Route 114 east to the intersection of Bellemore Drive
B. 
Greenfield Parkway. No parking, standing or stopping zone between Sentry Road and Cottage Walk to include the outside and center abutments of both the east and west lanes between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
[Amended 10-10-2007]
C. 
Violations and penalties. Any person violating the terms of this section shall be subject to a maximum penalty of $15.
[Adopted 3-5-1974 by Art. 6]
A. 
From November 1 to April 1 of each year, no person shall park any motor vehicle on any public highway between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 8:00 a.m. or at any other time in such a manner as to impede snow removal operations.
B. 
Any vehicle parked in violation of Subsection A hereof may be towed by the Road Agent, the Chief of Police or their agents, or by independent contractors engaged by the Road Agent or Police Chief. Any vehicles so towed shall be stored and released to the owner only upon payment of the cost of towing as established from time to time by the Board of Selectmen.
C. 
Any person violating Subsection A hereof shall be subject to a penalty not to exceed $25 for each offense.
[Adopted 6-28-2006; amended 7-13-2011]
Left-hand turns are prohibited at all times from Upjohn Street onto South River Road heading southbound.
[Adopted 11-9-2005]
North Amherst Road from Bell Hill Road to Bedford Center Road is one-way westbound.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 15-4-2, Traffic regulation, Subsections (a) and (b), as adopted 11-6-1986 and 4-15-1987, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 7-13-2011. See now § 262-5.
[Adopted 12-22-1992]
A. 
Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meaning given herein. When not consistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words in the plural number include the singular number, and words in the singular number include the plural number. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory.
NO THROUGH TRUCK ROUTES
A way over certain streets in the Town, as designated herein, over and along which trucks cannot operate.
PERSON
Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company, or organization of any kind.
TOWN
The Town of Bedford.
TRUCK
Any motor vehicle designed, used or maintained primarily for the transportation of the property of greater than 26,000 pounds manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating of more than 26,000 pounds; or
[Amended 5-22-2013]
(1) 
Any motor vehicle equipped with other than pneumatic tires; or
(2) 
Any motor vehicle that satisfies the definition of "Tractor-Trailer" as defined by RSA 259:109; or
(3) 
Any vehicle of any size used in the transportation of material found to be hazardous pursuant to RSA 147-B:2VII and/or 147-B:2VIII; or
(4) 
Any vehicle designed to transport more than 15 passengers including the driver.
B. 
Application of regulation. All trucks within the Town shall be operated only over and along the routes which truck travel is permitted.
C. 
Exceptions: This section shall not prohibit:
[Amended 5-22-2013]
(1) 
Any school bus as defined by RSA 259:96;
(2) 
Any mixed-use school bus as defined by RSA 259-96-a;
(3) 
Any antique vehicle as defined by RSA 259-4 equipped with other than pneumatic tires;
(4) 
Any vehicle owned and/or operated by or at the direction of the Town of Bedford;
(5) 
Operation on street of destination. The operation of trucks upon any street where necessary to the conduct of business at a destination point, provided that streets upon which such traffic is permitted are used until reaching the intersection nearest the destination point;
(6) 
Emergency vehicles. The operation of emergency vehicles upon any street in the Town;
(7) 
Public utilities. The operation of trucks owned or operated by the Town, public utilities, or any contractor or material man, while engaged in the repair, maintenance or construction of streets, street improvements, or street utilities within the Town;
(8) 
Detour trucks. The operation of trucks upon any officially established detour in any case where such truck could lawfully be operated upon the street for which such detour is established.
D. 
There is hereby established within the Town the following routes where no through trucking shall be allowed, unless an exception is allowed as aforementioned:
[Amended 7-13-2011]
Name of Street
Location
Atwood Lane [Amended 4-9-2003]
Intersection of Ridgewood Road south to its end as a public way
Back River Road [Amended 12-22-1992]
From Smith Road to the Merrimack Town line
Darby Lane [Amended 8-14-1991]
Entire length
Donald Street
[Added 12-12-2012]
Between Route 114 and the Manchester town line including Donald Street Extension between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
Gage Girls Road [Amended 10-9-2002]
From Beals Road to the Merrimack Town Line
Greenfield Parkway [Amended 8-13-2008]
From Liberty Hill Road to Wallace Road
Hazen Road
Entire length
Holbrook Road [Amended 12-10-2003]
From New Boston Road to the intersection of Old Bedford Road
Jenkins Road
[Repealed 3-23-2017]
Jenkins Road [Amended 10-9-2002]
From Beals Road to the Merrimack Town line
Joppa Hill Road
Route 101 to New Boston Road and New Boston Road to Goffstown Town line
Liberty Hill Road
From Smith Road to the Merrimack Town line
Meadow Road [Amended 8-13-2008]
From Liberty Hill Road to Wallace Road
Meetinghouse Road (east and west)
Between Route 101 and the exit and entrance ramps to Route 101 east
Nashua Road
From Route 101 south to Wallace Road
Old Bedford Road [Amended 12-10-2003]
From Route 101 to the intersection of Rundlett Hill Road
Palomino Lane
South River Road to Whittemore Street
Patten Road [Amended 3-29-2006]
Entire length
Pauline Street
Entire length
Tinker Road
Entire length
Wallace Road
From Route 101 south to the Merrimack Town line
Wallace Road
Route 101 to New Boston Road
Wallace Road [Amended 10-9-2002]
From Beals Road to the Merrimack Town Line
Wallace Road
[Added 9-10-2014]
From New Boston Road to the Goffstown, NH town line
E. 
Enforcement.
(1) 
Maintenance of maps. The Town Clerk shall keep and maintain accurate maps setting out no through truck routes on which truck traffic is not permitted, the maps shall be kept on file in the office of the Town Clerk and shall be available to the public.
(2) 
Posting of signs. The Department of Public Works is authorized to post "no through trucking" signs as listed above.
(3) 
Failure to post. A person shall not be charged with violating the provisions of this section by reason of operating a truck upon a street wherein truck travel is prohibited unless appropriate signs are posted on such street.
F. 
When effective. This section shall become effective two weeks after the date on which the Town Council adopted said ordinance.
G. 
Violations and penalties.
[Amended 5-22-2013]
(1) 
The fines for violation of this section are as follows:
(a) 
First: $250 per violation;
(b) 
Second: $500 per violation;
(c) 
Third: 5750 per violation;
(d) 
Fourth and each additional violation: $1,000 per violation for violations occurring within three calendar years from the date of the first violation.
(2) 
If said fine is not paid by the due date, an additional amount of $10 per day will be assessed until paid.
(3) 
The operator of any vehicle in violation of this chapter and section shall be responsible for any and all fines as set forth herein.
(4) 
Violations of this chapter and section by an operator occurring more than three years after the date of the first violation shall be considered a "first" violation and that successive violations shall adhere to the fine schedule set forth in § 262-5G(1), above.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 15-4-2(e), Four-Way Stop Signs, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 7-13-2011.
[Adopted 1-27-1999]
A. 
According to RSA 265:60 and RSA 265:62, the prima facie speed limit in the Town of Bedford where no hazard exists and it is not otherwise posted shall be 30 miles per hour.
B. 
Speed limits on the following streets shall be as indicated below in the locations described.
Name of Street
Speed Limit
(mph)
Location
Back River Road
[Amended 2-24-1999]
35
Entire length
Blueberry Lane
[Amended 1-27-1999]
25
From Glen Road to approximately 550 feet north of the Glen Road intersection in the vicinity of 44 Wendover Way
Boynton Street
[Amended 2-24-1999]
35
Entire length
Campbell Road
[Amended 2-24-1999]
35
Entire length
Glen Road
[Amended 1-27-1999]
25
From Wendover Way to its dead-end
Huntington Ridge Road
[Added 5-9-2018]
25
Entire length
Joppa Hill Road
[Amended 2-24-1999]
35
From Route 101 to New Boston Road
Liberty Hill Road
[Amended 2-24-1999]
35
Entire length with the exception from Edinburgh Drive to Caron Road
Liberty Hill Road
[Amended 2-24-1999]
30
From Edinburgh Drive to Caron Road
McAllister Road
[Amended 2-24-1999]
35
From Ministerial to New Boston Road
Meetinghouse Road
[Amended 2-24-1999]
35
Entire length
Nashua Road
[Amended 8-15-2007]
30
From Route 101 to a point 1,500 feet south of Nashua Road/County Road intersection
Nashua Road
[Amended 2-24-1999]
35
Entire length except from Route 101 to a point 1,500 feet south of Nashua Road/County Road intersection
North Amherst Road
[Amended 2-24-1999]
35
Entire length
Oak Drive
[Amended 1-27-1999]
25
From Meetinghouse Road to its dead-end
Palomino Lane
[Amended 11-17-1993]
25
Between Whittemore Street and Wayside Drive
Pilgrim Drive
[Added 7-27-2016]
25
Entire length
Sebbins Pond Drive
[Added 12-12-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-06]
25
Entire length
Wallace Road
[Amended 2-24-1999]
35
Entire length
[Adopted 8-18-1999]
Name of Street
At Intersection
Arrowhead Drive
Flintlock Road
Atwood Lane
Palomino Lane
Atwood Lane
Ridgewood Road North and South
Back of Shop and Save exit
Colby Court
Back of Walmart near Harborside
Colby Court
Back River Terrace
Back River Road North and South
Barrington Drive
Old English Road
Beals Road
Gage Girls Road (four-way)
Beals Road
Wallace Road
Beaver Brook Road
North Amherst Road
Bedford Center
Meetinghouse Road
Bedford Street
Mack Street
Bedford Street
Whittemore Street North and South
Beech Street
Stowell Road
Birkdale Road
Essex Road
Birkdale Road
Joppa Hill Road
Blackbird Drive
Lindahl Road
Blackbird Drive
Oriole Drive
Bracken Circle
Old Evergreen Road
Brick Mill Road
Wallace Road
Brick Mill Road
[Amended 8-15-2007]
Ledgewood, both sides
Burleigh Terrace
Riddle Drive Lane
Butterfield Lane
Pasture Lane
Buttonwood Road
Chandler Road
C.R. Sparks entrance
Kilton Road
Cambridge Road
Birkdale Road (2)
Cambridge Road
Wallace Road
Campbell Road
Joppa Hill Road
Campbell Road
North Amherst Road
Camp Road
[Added 11-18-2015]
Back River Road
Canary Lane
Blackbird Drive
Canary Lane
Oriole Drive
Cardinal Court
Oriole Drive
Carleton Crossing Nursing Home
Colby Court entrance and exit Shop and Save Colby Court
Catesby Lane
Rosewell Road
Chandler Road
Bedford Center Road
Chandler Road
Ministerial
Checkerberry Lane
Smith Road
Cherry Lane
Dunlap Drive
Chesham Lane
Hawk Drive
Chesham Lane
Powder Hill Road
Chickadee Court
Sparrow Lane
Chippendale Drive
Dunlap Drive
Christmas Circle
[Amended 11-9-2005]
Arbor Lane
Church Road
Wallace Road
Cider Mill Road
Eagle Drive
Cider Mill Road
Joppa Hill Road East and West
Clifton Road
Stowell Road
Colonial Drive
Pilgrim Drive
Constitution Drive
Constitution (2)
Corporate Drive
Old Bedford Road
Cote Lane
Donald Street
County Road
Back River Road East and West
County Road
Entrance of Town Pool
County Road
Liberty Hill Road
County Road
Nashua Road
Courtland Drive
King Road (2)
Darby Lane
Joppa Hill Road
Darby Lane
Rosewell Road
Darling Street
Swan Avenue (2)
Davies Street
Boynton Street
Deacon Road
Buttonwood Road
Deacon Road
Ministerial Branch
Donald Street
Old Bedford Road
Dunlap Drive
Essex Road
Eagle Drive
Hawk Drive
Eagle Drive
Oriole Drive, east and west entrances
Eastman Avenue
South River Road
Edinburgh Drive
Liberty Hill Road
Edinburgh Drive
Meetinghouse Road
Entrance of Caldor's
Kilton Road
Entrance Peter Woodbury School
County Road
Essex Road
Cambridge Road
Exit of McKelvie School
County Road
Exit Peter Woodbury School
County Road
Fairlane Drive
Birchwood Circle
Fairlane Drive
North Amherst Road
Farmhouse Road
Beals Road
Federation Road
Beals Road
First Street
Worthley Road
Forest Drive
Meadowcrest Drive
Fox Run
Joppa Hill Road
Gage Girls Road
Liberty Hill Road
Gage Road
Nashua Road
Galloway Lane
Holbrook Road
Garrison Drive
Holbrook Road
Gault Road
Liberty Hill Road
Glen Road
Blueberry
Golden Drive
Campbell Road
Grafton Drive
Beals Road
Grafton Drive
Wentworth Drive
Grant Drive
North Amherst Road
Greeley Hill
North Amherst Road
Greenmeadow Lane
Veronica Drive
Hamilton Way
Nashua Road
Hardy Road
North Amherst Road
Harrod Lane
Smith Road
Harvard Lane
Nathan Cutler Drive
Hawk Drive
Eagle Drive
Hearthside Circle
Joppa Hill Road
Heather Drive
Sebbins Pond
Hersey Street
Plummer Road
Hersey Street
Whttemore Street
Highland Farms
Liberty Hill Road
Highland Farms Drive
Meadowcrest Drive
Hitching Post Lane
Hardy Road
Horizon Drive
Smith Road (2)
Jackson Square
Wallace Road East and West
Jenkins Road
Beals Road (four-way)
John Goffe Drive
County Road
Joppa Hill Road
[Added 9-10-2014]
Cider Mill Road (four-way)
Joppa Hill Road
North Amherst (four-way)
Juniper Drive
Smith Road (2)
Kahliko Lane
Hitching Post Lane
Keene Street
Boynton Street
Lancaster Lane
Pembroke Way
Ledgewood Drive
Jenkins Road
Liberty Hill Road
[Added 7-20-2016]
County Road
Lindahl Road
Hawk Drive
Mack Street
Palomino Lane East and West
Magazine Street
Wallace Road
Maiden Lane
Brick Mill Road
Mailloux Court
Tirrell Road
Martha's Way
Pasture Lane
Mayflower Drive
Meetinghouse Road
McAfee Farm Road
Bracken Circle
McAllister Road
Ministerial North and South
McAllister Road
Wallace Road
McIntosh Lane
Campbell Road
McIntosh Lane
Cider Mill Road North and South
McKelvie School
Liberty Hill Road (2)
Meadow Road
Liberty Hill Road
Meadow Road
Wallace Road
Meadowcrest Road
Back River Drive
Meetinghouse entrance
St. Elizabeth Seton
Meetinghouse Road
Gault Road
Meetinghouse Road
Liberty Hill Road (4 way)
Meetinghouse Road
Patten Road (3)
Middleton Drive
Joppa Hill Road
Middleton Drive
McAfee Farm Road
Ministerial Branch
Ministerial
Ministerial Drive
Wallace Road
Mountain Road
Pulpit Road
Nashua Road
[Added 7-20-2016]
County Road
Nashua Road
Wallace Road
Neighborhood Court
Greeley Hill
Newbury Lane
McAfee Farm Road
Newcastle Lane
Golden Drive
Newfane Road
Hawk Drive
Newfane Road
Powder Hill Road
Normand Circle
Parker Lane North and South entrances
North Amherst Road
[Added 7-13-2011]
Wallace Road (four-way)
Nuthatch Lane
Eagle Drive
Oak Drive
Glen Road (2)
Oak Drive
Meetinghouse Road
Old Bedford Road
Holbrook Road (3)
Old English Road
Gage Girls Road
Old English Road
Liberty Hill Road
Old English Road
Pheasant Run
Old English Road
West Wind Drive
Old Evergreen Road
Joppa Hill Road
Old Farm Road
Ministerial
Old Sawmill Road
(Little Pond Estates) Mailloux Court
Olde Bedford Way
Old Bedford Road
Olde Lantern Road
Lindahl Road
Orchard Hill Circle
Meetinghouse Road
Oriole Drive
Olde Lantern Road
Palomino Lane
Wayside Drive
Parker Lane
Joppa Hill Road
Pauline Street
Boynton Street
Pembroke Way
Campbell Road
Pembroke Way
Catesby Lane
Perry Road
Joppa Hill Road
Perry Road
North Amherst Road
Pilgrim Drive
Meetinghouse Road
Plummer Road
Boynton Street
Plummer Road
Palomino Lane (four-way)
Pond Point Drive
Mountain Road
Pond Point Drive
Rockbound
Powder Hill Road
Campbell Road
Powder Hill Road
Chesterfield Place
Pulpit Road
Mountain Road
Quincy Drive
Jenkins Road (2)
Ray's entrance
Back River Road
Rev. Houston Drive
Beals Road
Riddle Drive
Ministerial Drive
Ridgewood Road
South River Road
Rockbound Road
Pulpit Road
Rosehill
Donald Street
Rosewell Road
Campbell Road
Rumford Lane
McAllister Road
Rundlett Hill
Hazen (four-way)
Rundlett Hill
Old Bedford
Rundlett Hill Road
Donald Street (2)
Sandy Pond Parkway
Mulberry Lane
Sandy Pond Parkway
Sebbins Pond
Savoie Street
Donald Street
Seabee Street
Mack Street (2)
Seabee Street
Plummer Road (2)
Seabee Street
Whittemore Street (2)
Seabee Street
Woodbury Lane (2)
Sebbins Pond Road
County Road
Shepard Hill
Quincy Drive
Smith Road
Liberty Hill Road
Somerville Drive
South River Road
South Hills Drive
[Added 5-9-2018]
South Hills Terrace
Sparrow Lane
Campbell Road
Sparrow Lane
Eagle Drive
Spartan Drive
King Road
Spring Hill
Wallace Road
Stafford
Catesby Lane
Stage Coach Lane
Wallace Road
Steeple View Lane
Campbell Road
Steppingstone Road
Ministerial Branch (2)
Stonehenge Road
Ministerial Branch
Stonehenge Road
Old Farm Road
Strawberry Hill
Liberty Hill Road
Swan Avenue
Donald Street
Tavistock Drive
Meadowcrest Drive
Tebbetts
Wallace Road
Technology Drive
Entrance of Continental Pet
Technology Drive
Exit of Continental Pet
Three Corners
Pond Point Drive
Three Corners
Pulpit Road
Tinker Road
Joppa Hill Road
Tirrell Road
Back River Road
Upjohn Street
South River Road
Veronica Drive
Smith Road
Walmart entrance
Colby Court
Wathen Road
South River Road
Wayside Drive
Boynton Street
Wellesley Drive
Campbell Road
Wendover Way
Blueberry Lane
Wendover Way
Plummer Road
Weymouth Drive
Hunters Road
Weymouth Drive
Quincy Drive
Whitney Court
Campbell Road
Whittemore Street
Palomino Lane (four-way)
Whittemore Street
Plummer Road
Wiggin Road
Wallace Road
Winchester Lane
Stowell Road
Winter Drive
Nathan Cutler Drive
Wolfe
Wallace Road
Woodbury Court
South River Road
Woodbury Lane
Boynton Street
Woodbury Lane
Palomino Lane East and West
Worthley Road
Rundlett Hill Road
York Road
Birkdale Road
York Road
Cambridge
[Added 7-19-2017]
A. 
This section shall govern, regulate and control vehicular parking on the following Town of Bedford properties:
(1) 
Sportsman Field Parking, Nashua Road Student Parking Area, LOT-1 COLOR GREEN.
(2) 
11-13 Nashua Road (former DPW facility) Student Parking Area, LOT-2 COLOR BLUE.
(3) 
Town Pool and Recreation Facilities - County Road Student Parking Area, LOT-3 COLOR YELLOW Parking Area.
(4) 
Town of Bedford Tennis Court Parking - County Road.
B. 
Vehicular parking in the locations specified in Subsection A(1) through (3) above is restricted to only those holding a valid Town of Bedford High School student parking permit and when:
(1) 
Bedford High School is in session beginning 1/2 hour before Bedford High School classes begin and continuing thereafter until 1/2 hour after Bedford High School classes end, including any changes in class schedule due to weather or as specified by the Superintendent, Bedford School District;
(2) 
Bedford High School is open for classes during the school year as specified by the Superintendent, Bedford School District.
C. 
Public parking areas:
(1) 
Vehicular parking at the Bedford Tennis Court, identified as "TENNIS PARKING ONLY — ALL OTHERS TICKETED AND TOWED" is restricted to members of the public that are actively using a tennis court. Any vehicle parked for any length of time in a parking spot identified as "TENNIS PARKING ONLY — ALL OTHERS TICKETED AND TOWED" shall be subject to a Town of Bedford parking violation as per Subsection C(3) and shall be towed from the parking spot at the owner's expense.
(2) 
Vehicular parking at the Bedford Town Pool and Recreation Facility in spaces not designated for use as Town of Bedford High School student parking is restricted to members of the public that are actively using the Town Pool or Recreation Facilities; all others will be ticketed as per Subsection C(3), and the vehicle shall be towed at the owner's expense.
(3) 
Anyone who parks at the Town Tennis Court(s) or the Town Pool or Recreation Lot who is not actively using the Town Tennis Court Facility or the Town Pool/Recreation Facilities at 20 County Road shall be fined not less than $100 for the first offense and $200 for each successive offense, and the vehicle shall be towed at the owner's expense. For the purposes of this section, the registered owner of the vehicle in violation shall be subject to the provisions of this section.
D. 
Parking in the locations specified in Subsection A(1) through (3) is unrestricted except as regulated in Subsection B, but no overnight parking is permitted in the locations specified in Subsection A(1) through (4).
(1) 
Overnight parking is defined as any time 1/2 hour after official sunset as defined by the National Weather Service until 1/2 hour before official sunrise except:
(a) 
When the Bedford High School facilities are open for an authorized and sanctioned school or Town event, including athletic event(s) and non-school-related private events as approved by the Superintendent of Schools or designee;
(b) 
When the recreation facilities contiguous to locations in Subsection A(1) through (4) are in use as authorized and permitted by the Town of Bedford Parks and Recreation Department;
(c) 
Outdoor lighted facilities contiguous to parking locations specified in Subsection A(1) through (4) are in use (Outdoor lighted facilities are considered closed once lights are no longer on.);
(d) 
When the Parks and Recreation Department may allow special activities after hours in concurrence with the Police Chief for which parking in locations in Subsection A(1) through (4) may be permitted as restricted and directed by the Chief of Police.
E. 
Town of Bedford High School student parking permit(s):
(1) 
Requirement: Bedford High School student parking permit(s) are required and must be displayed to park a vehicle in the locations specified in Subsection A(1) through (3) during those date(s) and time(s) as per Subsection B(1) and (2).
(2) 
Qualification(s): In order to submit an application for a Town of Bedford High School student parking permit, the applicant must be a registered Bedford High School student or the parent/guardian thereof and satisfy any/all other requirements established by the Town Manager.
(3) 
Obtaining a Town of Bedford High School student parking permit: Town of Bedford High School student parking permits may be obtained by qualified and approved applicants from the Town of Bedford Finance Department.
(a) 
Qualified applicants or a parent or legal guardian of a qualified applicant must submit all required document(s) and the fee to the Finance Department.
(4) 
Permit parking plan:
(a) 
Each Town of Bedford High School student parking lot and spot number shall be assigned in a process as determined by the Town Manager or designee.
(b) 
Town of Bedford High School student parking permit(s) are valid only for the specified lot and space for the specified school year and are not valid in any other student parking lot or space. Violation of this section will subject the permit holder, operator or owner of the vehicle to a penalty as set forth in Subsection F, and the vehicle in violation shall be towed at the owner's expense.
(c) 
Town of Bedford High School student parking permit(s) are not transferable between students/qualified applicants and are valid only when used by the qualified and approved permit holder. One permit per qualified applicant only.
(d) 
Town of Bedford High School student parking permit(s) may be used by the qualified and approved permit holder in any vehicle that is legally registered in the State of New Hampshire or other state and must be clearly displayed and visible from the front windshield of the vehicle.
(e) 
Lost/stolen parking permits: Lost/stolen/misplaced Town of Bedford High School student parking permits may be replaced upon application by the approved permit holder or the permit holder's parent or legal guardian to the Town of Bedford Finance Department for a replacement permit accompanied by the required fee.
F. 
Enforcement and violation(s):
(1) 
The registered owner of any vehicle who violates any of the terms, conditions, or requirements set forth in this section shall be subject to a penalty of $25 for the first offense, $50 for the second or most recent offense that occurs within one year from the first or most recent offense and $100 for the third offense that occurred within one year and each successive violation that occurs within one year from the first or most recent offense except for violation(s) as per Subsection C above.
(2) 
Vehicles parked in violation of this section shall be subject to the penalties set forth in Subsection F(1) by ticketing by the Bedford Police Department in conformance with the penalties set forth in Subsection F(1), and the vehicle in violation shall be towed at the owner's expense.
(3) 
Any use of any altered, unauthorized manufactured, unauthorized duplication, stolen or counterfeit Town of Bedford High School student parking permit shall be subject to a penalty of $200, and any Town of Bedford High School student parking permit and/or privileges shall be revoked for one calendar year from the time the penalty was assessed.
(4) 
This section and any/all subsections shall be enforced by any duly sworn member of the Bedford Police Department or any municipal police officer assigned to an authorized detail assignment by the Bedford Police Department for any event(s) that require use of any locations specified in Subsection A(1) through (4).
G. 
Effective: This section will be effective upon passage.