2017 Town of Quinby

Streets and Sidewalks

 

Article I

 

Sec. 11.101 Control over Maintenance and Construction

Sec. 11.102 Approval of Names of New Streets

Sec. 11.103 Street and Roadway Acceptance

Sec. 11.104 Requirements for Lots Draining Toward Sidewalk

Sec. 11.105 Duty of Adjacent Property Owner to Keep Sidewalks Clear.

Sec. 11.106 Repair of Sidewalk

Sec. 11.107 Repair of Fences

Sec. 11.108 Street Names

Sec. 11.109 Damaging Municipal Property

Sec. 11.110 Throwing Glass, Nails or other Dangerous Substances on Streets or Sidewalks

Sec. 11.111 Burning on Streets

Sec. 11.112 Parking on Streets

Sec. 11.113 Unlicensed Vehicles

Article II

 

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Sec. 11.201 Parking Vehicles more than Twenty Feet in Length in Residential Area

Sec, 11.202 Trucks and Buses Prohibited; Where; Exceptions

Sec. 11.203 Penalties

Sec. 11.204 Damaging the prorerty of another

 

Article I

 

Sec. 11.101 Control Over Maintenance And Construction.

 

The Council shall superintend the construction and maintenance of streets. The Council shall employ such number of person to work on the streets as may be needed.

 

Sec. 11.102 Approval of Names of New Streets.

 

It shall be unlawful for any person to lay out any new street within the municipality without first procuring from the Council approval of the names to be assigned to such new streets.

 

Sec. 11 .103 Street and Roadway Acceptance.

 

No street or roadway shall be accepted until the same has been paved or surface-treated in a manner acceptable to the municipality. Before acceptance all roadway or street right-of-ways must be deeded to the municipality in width of sixty (60) feet.

 

Sec. 11 .104 Requirements For Lots Draining Toward Sidewalk.

 

Every person owning any lots which drains towards a sidewalk, shall provide such satiable and

proper drainage under such sidewalk as will deliver the gutter and drainage water from such lots

to the drainage system of the adjoining streets ( S. C Code of Law, 1976, § 47:61)

 

 

 

Sec. 11 .105 Duty of Adjacent Property Owner to Keep Side-walks Clear.

 

Every person owning any lot which drain towards a sidewalk, shall provide such suitable and proper drainage under such sidewalk as will deliver the gutter and drainage water from such lot to drainage system of the adjoining streets. ( S. C. Code of laws, 1976, §47:61)

 

Sec. 11 .106 Repair Of Sidewalk

 

All Owners of lots of land or land within the corporate limits shall keep in good repair the sidewalk adjacent to said lots, and upon failure so to do shall pay a fine of not more than ten dollars ($10) or less than one dollar ($1.00), or work upon the public works not more than ten (10) days or less than one (1) day. (S.C. Code of Law 1976 §47:1322.)

 

Sec. 11 .107 Repair Of Fences.

 

All owners of land or lots of lands within the corporate limits shall keep in good repair the fence on same that are adjacent to any street or alley, and all dilapidated fence adjacent to said street or alleys by Chief of Police by order of the Council. ( S.C. Code of Law, 1976, § 47:67.)

 

 

Sec. 11 .108 Street Names

 

No person shall name any street or change the name of any street except upon consent of Council as indicated by resolution.

 

Sec. 11.109 Damaging Municipal Property

 

It shall be unlawful for any person to mutilate, deface, injure or otherwise damage any public property within the town limits. A person found guilty of a violation of this ordinance shall be fined not less than twenty five dollars and not more than five hundred dollars and or public service for not more than thirty days.

 

 

 

Sec. 11 .110 Throwing Glass, Nails or other Dangerous Substances on Streets or Sidewalks

 

Any person who shall throw or place on any of the streets or sidewalks any glass in any shape or form, tin cans, nails, brick, pieces of iron, sticks or any other obstructions shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

 

Sec. 11.111 Burning on Streets

 

It shall be unlawful to burn leaves, yard debris or other matter on streets or sidewalks.

 

 

 

Sec. 11 .112 Parking on Streets

 

It shall be unlawful for any automobile, truck, trailer or other motor vehicle, to be parked along any street whereby any portion of the vehicle blocks any portion of the road way.

 

Sec. 11.113 Unlicensed Vehicles

 

No automobile, truck, trailer or other motor vehicle, without current license plates, shall be parked in any residential area within view from any public street other than in completely enclosed buildings.

 

 

Article II

 

Sec. 11.201 Parking Vehicles more than Twenty Feet in Length in Residential Area.

(ordinance #96-2)

It shall be unlawful for any commercial motor truck, motor bus or other commercial vehicle having a total overall length of more than twenty feet to park upon any of the streets of the city within a residential district.

 

Sec. 11.202 Trucks and Buses Prohibited; Where; Exceptions(ordinance #96-2)

 

  1. Prohibition. All trucks and commercial buses in excess of two (2) tons in weight having eight (8) wheels or more, shall be prohibited from traveling on the following streets or portions of streets in the residential sections of the Town of Quinby: Dogwood Lane, Creek Drive, Wildwood Drive, Clark Memorial Drive, Kings Road, Queen Elizabeth Way, Magnolia Lane, Quinby Lane, Quinby Circle, Honeysuckle Lane, Ivy Lane, Regent Street, Chancery Lane, Drury Lane, York Street, Bayswater Road, Coventry Lane, Mitchell Lane, Easterling Circle.

 

  1. Exceptions. The above prohibitions shall not apply to:

    1. Trucks engaged in public service along such streets.

    2. Buses engaged in the transportation of school children, buses engaged in the transportation of persons to Sunday School and church, busses engaged in the transportation of passengers within the urban area;

 

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Sec. 11.203 Penalties (ordinance #96-2)

 

Any person violating these provisions shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) or no more than five hundred dollars($500.00) for each violation.

 

Sec. 11.204 REGULATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO THE INJURING, DAMAGING AND/OR DESTROYING PROPERTY BELONGING TO ANOTHER.

 

 

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to destroy, damage, mutilate or remove the property of another. The following acts, among others, are declared to be in violation of this section, but this enumeration shall not be deemed to be exclusive:

 

(1) Personal property. No person within the town shall willfully, unlawfully and maliciously cut, shoot, maim, wound or otherwise injure any personal property of another person.

 

(2) Fixtures and real property. No person within the city shall willfully, unlawfully, and maliciously cut, mutilate, deface or otherwise injure any tree, house, outside fence or fixture of another or commit any other trespass upon real property in the possession of another.

 

(3) Town property. No person, unless authorized by town officials, shall remove, interfere with or destroy any town property.

 

(4) Grassplots, flowers, etc. No person shall drive any animal or vehicle along, on or across any grassplot in any street, public area, or sidewalk or trample, pluck, mutilate or injure the grass, shrubs or flowers planted or growing in such place.

 

(5) Trees and shrubs. No person shall cut, scar, mutilate, dig up or otherwise injure or destroy any trees or shrubs on the public streets or in the town parks.

 

(b) Any person violating this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.