Town of Charlestown, RI
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Charlestown 8-9-1988 as Ch. 166.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Junkyards — See Ch. 138.
Sanitary landfill — See Ch. 175.
[1]
Editor's Note: This legislation superseded former Ch. 203,Vehicles, Abandoned, adopted 8-14-1979 as Sec. 7-273 of the Code of Ordinances.
A. 
The owner of any motor vehicle which is towed away from a public highway or who abandons any motor vehicle on any public highway or private property other than his own in the Town of Charlestown shall be liable for all costs and expenses incurred for said towing.
B. 
The owner of said abandoned motor vehicle shall receive written notice of the towing expenses, and failure to pay said towing expenses within ten (10) days of written notice shall be punished, upon conviction, by a fine not in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.), imprisonment for not more than thirty (30) days and/or twenty (20) hours of community service.