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  Town of Frye Island
Cumberland County
State of Maine

Chapter 111 -- FERRY RAMP

[HISTORY: Adopted  Town Meeting 10/7/00, WA28]



Table of Contents

Section Subject Matter
Trespassing, tampering, jumping, diving and swimming prohibited
Violations and penalties


Article 1
Trespassing, Tampering, Jumping, Diving and Swiming

§111-1.  Title

This chapter shall be known as and may be cited as the "Ordinance Prohibiting Trespassing on, Tampering with, Jumping, Diving or Swimming from the Ferry Ramp in the Town of Frye Island, Maine, Providing Penalties for Violation Thereof," and shall be referred to herein as "this chapter."

§111-2. Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to protect the health, safety and well‑being of the citizens of Frye Island by prohibiting trespassing on and tampering with the ferry ramp, where damage to the ramp may interfere with the operation of the ramp and may impede the safe and speedy loading and unloading of emergency vehicles; and jumping, diving or swimming from the ferry ramp where shallow water, hidden obstructions and/or boat and vehicle traffic may endanger the safety of persons diving, jumping or swimming from the ferry ramp or the safety of motorists or boaters.

§111-3. Trespassing, tampering, jumping, diving and swimming prohibited.

No person shall be permitted to trespass on, tamper with,  jump, dive or swim from the ferry ramp in the Town of Frye Island.

§111-4. Violations and penalties.

Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a civil violation and upon conviction shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.) and not more than five hundred dollars ($500.) with each incident being considered a separate violation, fines accrue to the Town.

§111-5. Enforcement.

This Ordinance shall be enforced by the Town of Frye Island Police Department, the Cumberland County Sheriff�s Department, or their designees.  

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