Chapter 8.56


8.56.010    Definitions.

8.56.020    General regulations.

8.56.030    Violation—Penalty.

8.56.010 Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter:

A.    “Carrier” means a person engaged in the business of transporting hazardous materials on streets and highways by motor vehicles; if the motor vehicle is leased, the lessee is the carrier.

B.    “City” means the city of Shelton.

C.    “Hazardous materials” means the type or quantity of materials that requires the vehicle to be marked or placarded in accordance with Section 177.823 of Title 49 of the Federal Code of Regulations.

Class A Explosives

Class B Explosives

Poisonous Gases

Flammable Liquids—flash point 100° F or less

Flammable Solids


Organic Peroxides

Combustible Liquids—flash point 100° F—200° F


Radioactive Materials

(Ord. 1018 § 1, 1980)

8.56.020 General regulations.

Regulations concerning the transport of hazardous materials are as follows:

A.    To prohibit the transportation of Class A Explosives and Class B Explosives within the city except for local delivery and purchase as defined in the city of Shelton Fire Code Regulations.

B.    To prohibit the transportation of hazardous materials, as defined, within the city except for the purpose of legitimate delivery and/or pick-up. (Ord. 1018 § 2, 1980)

8.56.030 Violation—Penalty.

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be fined the sum of five hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both, for each offense and shall be liable for any damages or costs incurred. (Ord. 1018 § 3, 1980)