Town of Deerfield, MA
Franklin County
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No person shall allow or permit any vehicle to stand or to be parked in any street, way, highway or roadway under the control of the Town of Deerfield, and no person shall allow or permit any vehicle, registered in his name to stand or to be parked in any street, way, highway, road or parkway under the control of the Town of Deerfield, in violation of any of the traffic rules, regulations and orders, adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Deerfield, and in particular, in any following places, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the direction of a police officer or traffic signal or sign. Vehicles found to be violating any of the provisions of this section, may be moved by or under the direction of a police officer, and at the expense of the owner, to a place where parking is allowed, provided that signs are erected and maintained, informing operators of the restriction:
A. 
Within an intersection.
B. 
Upon any sidewalk.
C. 
Upon any crosswalk.
D. 
Upon a roadway where parking is permitted, unless both wheels on the right side of the vehicle are within 12 inches of the curb or the edge of the roadway, except upon those streets that are designated one-way streets, if any such are so designated; or where angle-parking is permitted and so marked.
E. 
Upon any roadway, where the parking of a vehicle will not leave a clear and unobstructed lane at least 10 feet in width for passing traffic.
F. 
Upon any street or highway within 10 feet of a fire hydrant.
G. 
In front of any private road or private driveway.
H. 
Upon any street or highway, within 20 feet of an intersecting way, except alleys.
I. 
Within 15 feet of a fire station, or directly across the street from such fire station, provided that signs are erected and maintained, informing the public of such restricted area.
J. 
Alongside of any street excavation, or opposite any such street excavation or obstruction, when such stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic.
K. 
Within 25 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing when there are no gates at such crossing or, otherwise, within five feet of the gate; provided that signs are erected and maintained, informing drivers of such restricted area.
L. 
Upon any bridge, or the approaches thereto, provided that suitable signs are erected and maintained, informing operators of such restriction.
In said Deerfield, upon the following streets and highways, or parts thereof, parking thereon is hereby prohibited as is herein specified, provided that signs are erected and maintained informing the public of such restrictions:
A. 
Old Deerfield.
Street
Side
Limits
Albany Street
South
Entire length
Main Street (Permit No. 3180)
East
Between Wells Street and Memorial Street, and between Memorial Street and Albany Road
Memorial Street
South
Entire length
Wells Avenue
South
Entire length
B. 
South Deerfield.
Street
Side
Limits
Brae Burn Road
Both
Entire length
Captain Lathrop Drive
[Added 5-3-1978]
Both
Between North Main Street and a point approximately 160 feet easterly
Coates Avenue
[Added 1-18-1984 by Permit No. 2-1853]
Both
Entire length
Graves Street
Both
Entire length
North Main Street
East
At designated places along the west side of the common, at the monument, so called, there measuring about 200 feet
North Main Street
West
At designated places extending from the driveway to the house numbered 289 North Main Street, northerly in said west line, and around a gentle curve, somewhat to the west, but still in said west line, to the south entrance of the entrance driveway of the Frontier Regional District School, measuring about 300 feet
Thayer Street (Permit No. 3327)
North
Entire length
A. 
The Board of Selectmen of the Town of Deerfield shall determine upon what streets angle parking may be permitted, and shall so mark and delimit such streets, or cause the same to be so marked and so delimited.
B. 
Upon the following streets or parts of streets, when so marked and signed for angle parking, vehicles shall be parked with one wheel within 12 inches of the curb or edge of the roadway, and at the angle to the curb as indicated by marks or by signs. The vehicle shall be wholly parked within the painted, provided lines:
(1) 
South Deerfield.
Street
Side
Limits
Elm Street
[Amended 5-30-1984]
North
Beginning at the northwesterly corner of the Main Street/Elm Street intersection, thence reserving a space of 20 feet westerly of said corner (no parking), thence continuing westerly reserving a space of 82 feet for parallel parking, thence permitting angle parking for the space remaining easterly of the railroad crossing, parallel parking on the south side of the street
It shall be unlawful for any person to park upon a street or highway any vehicle displayed for sale.
[Amended 4-29-1996 ATM, Art. 36]
No person shall allow or permit any vehicle registered in his/her name, or under his/her control, other than a person acting in an emergency, to be parked upon any street between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. of any day between November 1 and May 1 of any year.
A. 
No person shall park a vehicle on any of the following described streets or parts thereof for a period of time longer than as is herein specified, as follows:
Name of Street
Side
Time Limit
Hours
Location
Elm Street
Both
1 hour
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and legal holidays
Between Main Street and the Boston and Maine Railroad right-of-way
B. 
Official traffic signs shall be erected and maintained within the affected area to notify operators and drivers of vehicles of this restriction.