[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Colchester as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be a parking ban in effect on town roads after 1/2 inch of snow has accumulated. Said parking ban shall continue in effect for 12 hours after the cessation of the snowfall.
If any vehicles are parked on town roads in violation of this article, the owners of said vehicles shall forfeit and pay for the use of the Town of Colchester a fine of $25 to be recovered by an action on this article brought in the name of the Treasurer of the town.
In addition, any vehicles parked on town roads in violation of this article may be towed away by the Town of Colchester at the vehicle owner's expense.
The following article relating to regulations governing parking in the Town of Colchester is herewith adopted.
Pursuant to the provisions of C.G.S.§ 14-297(6), the Board of Selectmen are herewith deemed the Traffic Authority of the Town of Colchester.
The Traffic Authority shall from time to time establish written rules and regulations governing the parking of motor vehicles on the streets of the Town of Colchester, including provisions for fines for violation of such rules and regulations and for removal of motor vehicles or other vehicles that may obstruct traffic.
The Traffic Authority is further authorized to establish, in writing, fines for violation of any parking regulations adopted.
The Town of Colchester does herewith adopt a parking violation hearing procedure pursuant to the provisions of C.G.S.§ 7-152, for the enforcement of the rules, regulations and fines adopted pursuant to § 144-5 above.