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HomeMy WebLinkAboutArticle 10 - Miscellaneous Provisions (2)Article X Miscellaneous Provisions Article X: Miscellaneous Provisions Section 1. Penalties for Bylaw Violations Except as otherwise provided in these General Bylaws, the penalty for the violation of any provision of these bylaws, or any rule or regulation of the Town, shall be as follows: First offense: $25.00 Second offense: $100.00 Third offense: $200.00 Each subsequent offense: $300.00 Each violation shall be considered a separate offense. Each day that any such violation continues, shall be considered a separate offense. Any bylaw or rule or regulation of the Town of Framingham, or of any board, commission or other regulatory agency of the Town of Framingham, the violation of which is subject to a specific penalty, may in the discretion of the town official who is the appropriate enforcing person, be enforced in the method provided in, M.G.L., Ch. 40, s. 21D, said section being incorporated herein by reference. The following table provides a reference to fines specified elsewhere in the bylaws. The Town Clerk is authorized to update this table as necessary to correctly reference all fines specified elsewhere in the bylaws. Any error or omission in this list does not invalidate the fine specified elsewhere. Town of Framingham Bylaw Fines Article Section Description Fine ($) I 4.4.2.3 Contractor Not in Compliance 50 II 14.3.1 Restraint of Dogs 25, 50, 100 11 14.7 Order of Animal Control Officer 25 11 14.8 Unlicensed Dog 10, 15 II 14.9 Late Dog License 25 V 3 Erection of Barriers Not more than 200 V 9.3.1 Handicapped Parking Area 50 V 9.3.2 Handicapped Curb Ramp 200 V 10.6 Hunting Bylaw Not to exceed 300 V 12.2 Motor Boat Bylaw Not more than 100 V 13.1 Retail Food Sales Hours 50 V 13.2 Retail Food Business Hours 50 V 14.1 Sale of Indecent Publications Not exceeding 200 V 15.5.2 Snow Removal Residential (less than 6 dwellings) 25, 50, 100 V 15.5.2 Snow Removal Commercial and 6 or more residential units) 50, 100,300 V 16.3 Vinyl Chloride Bylaw 200 V 17 Golfing Activities on Town Property 50 V 18.11 Wetlands Protection Bylaw 300 V 19 Pedestrian Use of Ways 25 V 22.3.1 Nuisance Bylaw Not more than 300 V 23 Motor Scooters Prohibited 50, 100, 100 V 23.4 Pocket Rocket 100 V 23.5 Pocket Rocket 100 V 23.6 Pocket Rocket 50 V 24.31 Lodging Houses 300 KQI Article X: Miscellaneous Provisions V 26.16 Storm Sewer Discharges 100, 200, 300 V 26.17 Illicit Discharges to Municipal Storm Sewer System 300 V 27.7 Prohibition of Floor Drains 300 V 29.3.2 School Safety Zone 300 V 29.3.3 School Safety Zone 300 VI 3.2 Unregistered Cars Not more than 100 VI 4.6 Rubbish and Refuse Not exceeding 200 VI 4.7 Trash Regulations 10% of charge or 5 whichever is greater VI 10.10.3 Scenic Roads 300 Article Section Description Fine (S) VII 1.13 Sign Bylaw Temporary signs 300 VII 1.13.c.3 Sign Bylaw Permanent Signs 300 VII 2 Town Signs 50 VII 3.2 Sign and Zoning Bylaw Fixed by the BOS VIII 2 Display of Cash Totals Not exceeding 50 VIII 4.11 Transient Vendors, Hawkers and Peddlers Not exceeding 300 IX 3.2.5 Fire Alarm Systems 50 IX 3.3.4 Fire Alarm Connections 50 IX 3.4 Updated Fire Alarm Information 50 IX 3.5.1 Fire Alarm System Malfunctions 100, 200, 300 IX 3.6 Fire Alarm Telephone (Dialer) Device 50 IX 7.6.1 False Alarm User Penalty 50, 100,200 IX 7.7 False Alarm Penalty for Act of Omission 100 Section 2. Inconsistency of Former Bylaws So far as the former bylaws of the Town are inconsistent with these bylaws they are hereby repealed Section 3. Amendments Amendments to these Bylaws may be made by a majority vote of Town Meeting Members present at an Annual or Special Town Meeting for which there is a Warrant Article stating the subject matter of the proposed amendment(s). Section 4. Severability If any provision(s) of the Bylaws of the Town or the application of such provision(s) to any person(s) or circumstance(s) is(are) held invalid or unenforceable, the validity of the remainder of these bylaws and all its provisions and the applicability of a provision(s) to another person(s) or circumstance(s) shall not be affected thereby. Section 5. Non - Criminal Disposition of Certain Violations 10M Article X: Miscellaneous Provisions A violation of any provisions of the Rules and Regulation of the Board of Health may be dealt with as a non- criminal offense in accordance with the provision of M.G.L. Ch. 40, s. 21D. Whoever violates any provisions of these bylaws relating to rubbish and refuse (Article VI, Section 4), or snow removal (Article V, Section 15), or any rule and/or regulation of the Department of Public Works or the Board of Selectmen relating to said subjects, in lieu of any other penalty provided therefore, may be penalized by a non- criminal disposition as provided in M.G.L., Ch. 40, s. 21D. The Director of the Department of Public Works or his designee, shall have the authority to enforce the above sections and issue the non - criminal dispositions. Mm