Note from the Delmar Police Department
Delmar Police Chief Ivan Barkley would like to make Delmar, MD and Delmar, DE residents aware of some parking violations his department is noticing, MD Ordinance # 718 and Delmar, DE Ordinance # 161 specifically notate several items that constitute violations of the Parking Ordinances, and Chief wanted to bring them to everyone’s attention before tickets are issued and vehicles towed.
1- Abandoned Vehicles- disabled, inoperable, or junk vehicles? Any motor vehicle, such as an automobile, truck, van, trailer, motor home, motorcycle, or any yard, farm, or road equipment, remaining on the street for 72 hours or more having one or more of the following conditions: Expired registration, Unregistered vehicle, or Inoperable as applicable to State Law is in violation.
2- Blocking Private Driveway- It is unlawful for any person to park within five (5) feet of any driveway or let stand any motor vehicle, trailer, mobile home, whether occupied or not, except to momentarily pick up or discard passengers, on any highway, road, street or within the Town limits of Delmar, MD, and Delmar, DE. Anyone doing so is in violation.
3-Left Side Parking- It is unlawful for any person to park or let stand any motor vehicle, trailer, mobile home on the opposite side of any highway, road or street facing the opposite flow of traffic within the Town limits of Delmar, MD and Delmar, DE. Anyone doing so is in violation.
Chief Barkley wants to make this information available to the citizens of Delmar now, prior to any warnings or tickets that may be written, so everyone can be aware of what the Ordinances state.
For more information about either MD Ordinance # 718 or DE Ordinance # 161, please contact Town Hall at 410-896-2777 or 302-846-2664 for a complete copy.