Town of Frye Island
State of Maine
Chapter 116 -- PARKING ORDINANCE
[HISTORY: Adopted Town Meeting 10/12/02, WA10; revised Town Meeting 10/6/13 WA12]
Ordinance to Regulate Parking of Motorized Vehicles and Trailers on Town Roads
Ordinance to regulate the parking of motorized vehicles and
This ordinance shall be known as and may be sited as “
Ordinance for Safe Parking of Motorized Vehicles, Trailers and apparatus on Town
Roads in the
The purpose of this Ordinance is to protect the health,
safety and well-being of the citizens of
For the purpose of the ordinance the term vehicle shall mean any motorized, battery powered vehicle, trailer or piece of apparatus or any trailer or piece of apparatuses that can be towed, hauled or pushed by said described vehicle.
The area of a
Regulation and Prohibition of Parking
A vehicle, trailer or apparatus must not park on a road within a posted construction zone.
B-No Parking Tow-Away $20.00
No motorized vehicle, trailer or apparatus shall be parked
where there is an authorized
A vehicle, trailer or apparatus must not be parked on a road for the purpose of displaying it for sale. A vehicle, trailer or apparatus must not be repaired on Town roads except in an emergency.
D-Use of Streets for Storage $20.00
A vehicle, trailer or apparatus must not be parked on the road for more than 48 hours without movement unless parked in a legal manner as defined by this ordinance.
E-Parked on or Blocking Driveway $20.00
A vehicle, trailer or apparatus must not block, park on or across a driveway.
F-Wrong Way $20.00
A vehicle, trailer or apparatus must not park facing the wrong direction or against the flow of traffic.
G- Parking within 50’ of Intersection. $20.00
A vehicle, trailer or apparatus must not park within 50’ of an intersection.
H-Parking at Angle $20.00
Vehicles, trailers or apparatus must park parallel to roadside.
I-Fire Hydrant $50.00
A vehicle, trailer or apparatus must not park within 15 feet of a fire hydrant.
J-Emergency designated parking area $50.00
A vehicle, trailer or apparatus must not park in a spot, or block access, designated for emergency vehicle parking or an area designated for emergency vehicle turn around.
K-Creating narrow vehicular traffic flow $20.00
Motorized vehicles, trailers and apparatus may be parked on
Town Roads as long as a minimum path of 12 feet in width is maintained to permit
safe and expedient passage of fire trucks,
L- Handicapped parking zone. $250.00
No vehicle, trailer or apparatus shall park or block access to a designated handicapped parking spot without proper handicapped registration plate or handicap placard.
The above paragraphs “A” through “L” shall be enforced unless otherwise posted.
Violations and Penalties
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this
ordinance shall be guilty of a civil violation and, upon conviction, shall be
fined not less than twenty dollars ($20.00) and not more than two hundred and
fifty hundred dollars ($250.00) with each incident being considered a separate
violation. A warning may be issued
for a first offense. All fines
accrue to the
This ordinance shall be enforced by the
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