By-Laws of Tisbury
(Updated though 2004 Annual Town Meeting)
Section 1 through Section 24 by-Laws were adopted by the Town of Tisbury at there Annual Town Meeting, March 7th 1883.
Approved, with the exception of Section XV, by the Dukes County Superior Court, May Term, 1883, Samuel Keniston, Clerk
Streets not to be encumbered.
No bale, barrel, box, bundle, cask package of Merchandise, or any commodity, No boards, timber, brick, or stone, No canage or article of furnature, nor any implement, or things whatever Shall be placed or suffered to remain in any street, highway or public place of the town, for more than three hours at any time, or more than one hour after notice given by any one of the selectmen to remove the same, under the penalty herein after provided to be recorded of the owner or owners of the property so placed, or of the person or persons so placing it, or by whose orders it may be so placed or suffered to remain. Provided, that nothing herein contained Shall extend to any goods, wares or Merchandise placed in any street or public place for the purpose of being sold at auction, for a reasonable time previous to, and during such sale.