PURPOSE: The Ordinance is enacted pursuant to Title 30-A, MRSA ยง 3009, to promote safety, eliminate confusion for customers and employees of the Main State Ferry Service and to ensure the fair and equal opportunity to determine the availability of passage for vehicles on the ferry.

  • No vehicle may park north of the sign "Parking beyond this line only after departure of previously scheduled trip" until the ferry has been loaded with vehicles for the scheduled
  • Between January 1 and March 15th of each year*, Vehicles parked in the area south of the sign " Parking beyond this line only after departure of previously scheduled trip"

must prominently display a sign stating the day and time of planned departure. No vehicle shall be left in this line more than 48 hours.

  • No vehicle shall park on the eastern side of the Ferry Road opposite the Ticket Office between the entrances to the parking lot and the Marine

Failure to comply with this Ordnance may result in vehicle being sent to the end of the ferry traffic waiting line, refusal of passage by the Maine State Ferry Service or costs of towing and storing illegally parked vehicles.


ENFORCEMENT AND PENALITIES: This ordinance shall be enforced by state, county and *the local Law Enforcement Officer. A violation of this ordinance is a civil violation punishable by a fine of $50.00. Any person charged with a violation of this ordinance may waive court action by paying a fee of $25.00 to the Town Office within 30 days of this violation.* First violation of ordinance will result in a warning. If non-compliance continues a

$25.00 fine will result. Payment made to Town Office.

* Removed.


Adopted by Selectmen of Swan's Island Previous Ordinance February 11, 2011 Revision: July 11th, 2019

Certification of Ferry Terminal Parking Ordinance

I, Gwen J. May, Town Clerk of Swan's Island certify that the foregoing ordinance entitled "Town of Swan's Island Ferry Terminal Parking Ordinance" is a true copy of the ordinance enacted July 11, 2019.



Gwen J. May