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City Document. — No. 5. 
AN ORDINANCE 



IN RELATION TO 



PLACING, LOADING, AND UNLOADING 



TRUCKS, CARTS, WAGONS, &c. 




EOXBURY : 
NOKFOLK COUNTY JOURNAL PRESS. 

1857. 



CITY OF ROXBURY. 



lisr Common Council, March 9, 1857. 

Mr. Lewis submitted the accompanying Ordinance, which was read, 
and, upon motion of Mr. May, laid on the table, and 50 copies ordered 
to be printed for the use of the Council. 

JOSHUA SEAVEK, Ckrh. 



AN OEDINANCE 

IN RELATION TO PLACING, LOADING AND UNLOADING 
TRUCKS, CARTS, WAGONS, &c. 



Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Rox- 
bury, as follows : 

Section 1. No truck, cart, or other vehicle shall be so 
placed in any street, within the city, by the owner, driver, 
or other person having the care and ordering thereof, as 
to prevent the passing of any other truck, cart, or carriage 
of any description, unless it be for a reasonable time, not 
exceeding six minutes, for the loading or unloading of heavy 
articles, the weight of which in any several parcel or pack- 
age shall not be less than six hundred pounds. And for 
the loading or unloading of any dirt, bricks, sand, gravel, 
or of any article, whether of the same description or not, 
the weight of which in any one package shall not be less 
than five hundred pounds, no truck, cart, wagon, sleigh, 
sled or other vehicle shall be wholly or in part backed or 
placed across any street, lane or alley, or upon any flag- 
stone or crossings of the same, or upon any sidewalk or 
footway of the same ; but shall be placed lengthwise with 
and near as possible to the abutting stone of the sidewalk 
or footway. And any owner, or driver, or other person hav- 
ing the care of any such vehicle, violating either of the 
provisions of this Section, shall be liable to a fine of not 
less than five dollars, nor more than twenty dollars, for 
each offence. 

Sect. 2. This Ordinance shall take effect and go into 
operation from and after its passage. 



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