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Town of South Bethany, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of South Bethany 3-12-1994 as Ord. No. 35-94. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter is authorized by § C-4B of the Town Charter.
It shall be unlawful for any person to install or use gasoline or diesel storage fuel tanks, either above or below ground, within the corporate limits of the town.
The prohibitions of § 73-2 shall not apply to such minimal quantities (20 gallons) of fuel utilized for day-to-day operation of lawn mowers and watercraft. It shall not apply to heating oil or propane gas utilized for heating. Such authorization is subject to the condition, however, that such storage and use is in compliance with the fire and safety codes of the National Fire Underwriters Association. Tanks in vehicles and boats are exempt from the provisions of § 73-2 of this chapter when used solely for the operation of the vehicle or boat.
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $25, nor more than $100, plus court costs. Each day of continued violation shall be considered as a separate offense.