Town of North Haven, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of North Haven 7-30-1974 Special Town Meeting. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 162-1 Construction work requirements.

No person, firm or corporation shall undertake any construction work, installation, repairs or related activity, hereinafter collectively referred to as "construction work," in or on a public highway in the Town of North Haven or on other property so adjacent to any such highway as to create a traffic hazard thereon, without first obtaining a permit for such construction work from the Building Department of the Town of North Haven.
A. 
Applications for such permits shall be made on forms provided by the town, which forms shall require, in addition to such other information as may be deemed appropriate, the name of the party performing such construction work, a brief description of such construction work, the time, location and date of the commencement of such construction work, the approximate duration of such construction work and the hours of the day when the same will be in progress.
B. 
As a condition to the granting of a permit for construction work as defined above, the Chief of Police of the Town of North Haven or his designee shall assign such police personnel to the work site as he, in his discretion, deems necessary or appropriate to assure the safety of persons or vehicles using said highway. If police personnel are not available for this purpose, the Building Department of the Town of North Haven shall require the party performing such construction work to provide such traffic guards or flagmen as may be deemed necessary.

§ 162-2 Application for protection.

When any person, firm or corporation is required by any statute, ordinance or regulation to provide police protection for any activity, function, affair or gathering other than construction work as defined in § 162-1 above, such party shall make application to the Chief of Police of the Town of North Haven for the assignment of such police personnel as the Chief or his designee may deem necessary. Such applications shall be on forms provided by the Police Department of the town which shall elicit such data and information as may be deemed appropriate.

§ 162-3 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation violating the provisions of § 162-1 or 162-2 of this ordinance shall be fined the sum of $100. Each day that such violation continues shall be deemed a subsequent offense.

§ 162-4 Request for other protection.

When any person, firm or corporation requests police protection for any activity, function, affair or gathering other than as described in § 162-1 or 162-2 above, such party shall make application for such police protection through the Chief of Police of the Town of North Haven on forms provided by the Police Department of the town which shall elicit such data and other information as may be deemed appropriate.

§ 162-5 Reimbursement of town.

Upon presentation of an invoice from the town for the costs of police service as described above, the party requiring such service shall reimburse the town in such amount. The costs to the town for the provision of the police service described in this ordinance shall include the amount paid to such police personnel, together with such other direct costs thus incurred by the town. Payment shall be made to police personnel concerned by the town through normal payroll processes, making proper allowance for the allocation and deduction of taxes, social security and like matters. The town may require an advanced deposit or bond guaranteeing the payment of the town for the costs of the police service required herein in accordance with any requirements promulgated by the Town Finance Director.