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Sutton Massachusetts General Bylaws
ARTICLE 21. FIRE LANES


These general bylaws are official as of October 20, 2003. The are the last known revision as of March 17, 2007.

Section 21.1 - Unlawful To Restrict Emergency Access

It shall be unlawful to obstruct or block a private way with a vehicle so as to prevent access by fire apparatus or other emergency vehicles to any building or structure where an emergency exists.

Section 21.2 - Designation Of Fire Lanes

It shall be unlawful to obstruct or park a vehicle in any Fire Lane. Subject to the approval of the Board of Selectmen, Fire Lanes may be designated by the Fire Chief on any private property where public vehicle access is permitted.

Section 21.3 - Pavement Markings Required

The property owner shall provide pavement markings to designate the Fire Lanes in accordance with section 21.2 above.

Section 21.4 - Penalties

Any person violating this by-law shall be subject to the penalties as provided in MGL Chapter 90,Section 2OA-1/2, as amended.

Adopted: October 16, 1989


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