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TOWN OF SWAN'S ISLAND
FERRY TERMINAL AREA PARKING ORDINANCE
 

Purpose: This Ordinance is enacted pursuant to Title 30-A, MRSA,§ 3009, to promote safety, eliminate confusion for customers and employees of the Maine State Ferry Service and to ensure the fair and equal opportunity to determine the availability of passage for vehicles on the ferry.

1.    No vehicle may park north of the sign “Parking beyond this line only after departure of previously scheduled trip” until the ferry has been loaded with vehicles for the scheduled trip.

2.    Between January 1 and March 15 of each year, vehicles parked in the area south of the sign “Parking beyond this line only after departure of previously scheduled trip” must prominently display a sign stating the day and time of planned departure.  No vehicle shall be left in this line more than 48 hours.

3.    No vehicle shall park on the eastern side of the Ferry Road opposite the Ticket Office between the entrances to the parking lot  and the Marine Museum         

Failure to comply with this Ordinance may result in vehicle being sent to the end of the ferry traffic waiting line, refusal of passage by the Maine State Ferry Service or costs of towing and storing illegally parked vehicles.

ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES: This ordinance shall be enforced by state, county and local law enforcement officers. A violation of this ordinance is a civil violation punishable by a fine of $50.00. Any person charged with a violation of this ordinance may waive court action by paying a fee of $25.00 to the Town Office within 30 days of this violation.

Adopted by the Selectmen of Swan’s Island.