The City Of Lewiston

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Vegetation / Vision Obstruction
Vegetation

Vegetation

The City of Lewiston requires that property owners maintain their property; i.e. trees and vegetation  so as to not obstruct the vision of drivers or to interfere with the movement of vehicles on the roadway  or to interfere with the movement of pedestrians using the sidewalks.

Concerning trees hanging over the roadway, the city ordinance [Section 17-35 Abatement; (2) & (4) ] dictates that trees must be above the height of fourteen (14) feet and when hanging over the right-of-way trees must be above the height of nine (9) feet so as to not obstruct vehicle or pedestrian traffic.

The penalty for a violation is a civil infraction and for each violation shall be fined a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100.00).  Each day the property remains in violation shall constitute a separate offense.  [Section 17-38]


Vision Obstruction


Storage, parking of truck, trailers, buses, boats and other vehicles in certain areas
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The City of Lewiston has restrictions on the parking of boats, utility trailers and camp trailers on the roadway.  No boat or utility trailer can be parked on the roadway, except for the loading or unloading of passengers.  Camp trailers may be parked on the roadway up to seventy-two (72) hours for the purpose of loading or unloading. [Section 35-76]

The penalty for a violation of Section 35-76 is fifteen ($15.00)