Town of North Haven, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of North Haven 1-26-1977 Special Town Meeting. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 152-1 Prohibited activities and conduct.

No person shall, in any park, playground or parking area, including that devoted to school use, which is under the jurisdiction of the Park Commission of the Town of North Haven:
A. 
Enter, stay or loiter thereon from 1/2 hour after sunset until sunrise except in those areas or for those activities authorized by the Commission.
B. 
Sell, offer or solicit for sale any goods, food, refreshments or merchandise without permission from said Commission.
C. 
Possess or consume any alcoholic beverages except when and where permitted by said Commission.
D. 
Play any organized music or use such areas for public speaking except by permission of said Commission.
E. 
Post plaster or affix any placard, notice or sign in said areas without permission from said Commission.
F. 
Gamble, bet or possess any instrument of gambling without permission of said Commission.
G. 
Use abusive, profane or indecent language or engage in any conduct that may be offensive to the general public.
H. 
Deface, remove or destroy any sign, notice, protective device or other item of personal or real property, including trees, shrubs, plants and landscaping.
I. 
Hunt, trap or disturb any wildlife or use, carry or possess any firearms, air rifles, spring guns, bows and arrows, slings or any kind of trapping device or other weapons or explosives potentially dangerous to wildlife and human safety.
J. 
Operate any vehicle at a rate exceeding five miles per hour, and in such event to drive such motor vehicle only on designated roads and areas, and overnight parking is permitted without permission from the Commission.
K. 
Operate any motorcycles, minibikes, snowmobiles or other such motorized vehicles in any area except where designated by said Commission.
L. 
Drive or propel a bicycle except on roads, sidewalks or footpaths, unless otherwise designated.
M. 
Light, kindle or use any fire except in picnic areas, and then only in grills or areas provided and designated by said Commission.
N. 
Erect any tent or camp or live in any park or recreation area without permission of the Commission.
O. 
Wade, swim or use a boat or floating device of any kind in any pond, brook, lake or river under the control of the town except at such times and in such areas as may be designated by said Commission.
P. 
Fish in any pond, brook, lake or river except in those areas as designated by said Commission.
Q. 
Ice skate or play baseball, basketball, football or golf or other sports activities except in those areas approved and designated by said Commission.
R. 
Permit or allow a dog to run on such property except when kept on a leash and under the control of a responsible person and only in those areas designated by said Commission.
S. 
Allow any horse to graze or go unattended on said property or to ride a horse only on designated bridle paths.

§ 152-2 Authority to remove vehicles.

Any motor vehicle, motorcycle, minibike, bicycle or other pleasure vehicle violating any of the above regulations may be towed and removed by the police at the owner's expense.

§ 152-3 Violations and penalties.

Any person found guilty of violating any of the above offenses may be fined not more than $50 for each such offense.

§ 152-4 Severability.

The invalidity of any section, provision or portion of this ordinance shall not be construed to invalidate any other section, provision or portion thereof.