Seal of the Town of Huntington

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Current as of April, 2009

Section 19  The Keeping of Unregistered Motor Vehicles

No person shall keep, or allow to stand exposed to open view from public ways or neighboring property, on any premises, unlicensed under Chapter 140:Section 59 of the Massachusetts General Laws, any abandoned, wrecked, junked or dilapidated motor vehicle which is detrimental to the general appearance of the neighborhood except by permit issued by the police chief in compliance with the Town of Huntington Zoning By-Laws.  The fee for the permit will be ten dollars per vehicle per year.  Failure to comply with this bylaw within thirty days either by with total concealment or by removal of the vehicle(s) for each day of this violation.  Violators will be subject to prosecution in Northampton District Court.

Penalty for violation: Written warning will be issued and the vehicles are to be removed with 30 consecutive days from issue date on written warning notice.  If the vehicles are not removed after thirty consecutive days of $10.00 per day, per vehicle fine will be imposed on the property owner.  Violations will be subject to prosecution in Northampton District Court.

Enforcing Authority: Police Department
(ATM 5/3/2004)

Section 19-A    Definition "Enclosed Building"

An enclosed building shall be defined as one constructed in compliance with existing building codes and requires a building permit.

Section 19-B    Application to Farm Vehicles

This By-Law shall not apply to motor vehicles which are used for farming.