Town of North Haven, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of North Haven as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 152.
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Editor's Note: At a Special Town Meeting held 6-2-1936 (and again 4-16-1975), it was voted that, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes Section 30-91, the sale of alcoholic liquor under such permits as described therein shall be permitted on Sunday in the Town of North Haven during such hours as are permitted by statute.
[Adopted 7-27-1982]

§ 79-1 Age restriction.

It shall be unlawful for any person who has not yet reached his 19th birthday to have in his possession or custody any alcoholic liquor as defined in Section 30-1 of the Connecticut General Statutes, whether such alcoholic liquor be in opened or sealed containers, while he is operating or is a passenger in any motor vehicle within the Town of North Haven.

§ 79-2 Places of consumption and possession restricted.

It shall be unlawful for any person to consume alcoholic liquor as defined above or to have in his possession an opened container of alcoholic liquor on any street, roadway, parking lot or sidewalk within the Town of North Haven, on any property owned by or under the control of the Board of Education of the Town of North Haven or in any park or on any property owned by or under the control of the Town of North Haven.

§ 79-3 Authority to make exceptions.

The First Selectman of the Town of North Haven may upon application authorize, for a limited time period and for specified events or functions, the consumption of alcoholic liquor on Town or Board of Education property upon written application and under such conditions as he may deem appropriate for the protection of the public.
[Adopted 9-24-2002 ATM]

§ 79-4 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR
Shall have the same meaning as the same term is defined in Title 30, Section 30-1 of the Connecticut General Statutes as amended from time to time.
HOST
To organize a gathering of two or more persons, or to allow the premises under one's control to be used with one's knowledge for a gathering of two or more persons for personal, social or business interaction.
MINOR
Shall have the same meaning, as the same term is defined in Title 30, Section 30-1 of the Connecticut General Statutes as amended from time to time.

§ 79-5 Possession restricted.

No minor shall be in possession of alcoholic liquors, whether in opened or closed containers or otherwise, within the Town of North Haven except when accompanied by or in the presence of his or her parent, guardian or spouse who has attained the age of 21. This restriction shall apply to both public and private property.

§ 79-6 Hosting events.

No person shall host an event or gathering at which the host knowingly allows alcoholic liquor to be consumed by or dispensed to any minor unless said minor is accompanied by or in the presence of his or her parent, guardian, or spouse who has attained the age of 21. This restriction shall apply to any event or gathering within the Town of North Haven, whether conducted on public or private property.

§ 79-7 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any provision of this act shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $100 for each offense.