Town of Barre, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Barre 6-22-2009 ATM, Art. 19. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 7.
Noncriminal disposition of violations — See Ch. 67.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 80.

§ 63-1 Public use or consumption prohibited.

No person, whether in or upon a vehicle, motor vehicle, conveyance, or on foot, shall burn, smoke, ingest, or otherwise use or consume marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol (as defined in MGL c. 94C, § 1, as amended) while in or upon any area owned by or under the control of the Town, including, but not limited to, any street, sidewalk, public way, footway, passageway, stairs, bridge, park, playground, beach, recreation area, boat landing, public building, school, school grounds, cemetery, or parking lot; or in or upon any place to which the public has a right of access as invitees or licensees.

§ 63-2 Seizure and disposal.

Any marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol burned, smoked, ingested, or otherwise used or consumed in violation of this chapter shall be seized, held, and disposed of in accordance with MGL c. 94C, § 47A.

§ 63-3 Information to be disclosed to enforcement officials.

Whoever is found in violation of this chapter shall, when requested by an official authorized to enforce this chapter, state his true name and address to said official.

§ 63-4 Enforcement.

This chapter may be enforced through any lawful means in law or in equity, including, but not limited to, enforcement by criminal indictment or complaint pursuant to MGL c. 40, § 21, or by noncriminal disposition pursuant to MGL c. 40, § 21D, by the Board of Selectmen, the Town Administrator, or their duly authorized agents, or any police officer.

§ 63-5 Violations and penalties.

The fine for a violation of this chapter shall be $300 for each offense. A penalty imposed under this chapter shall be in addition to any civil penalty imposed under MGL c. 94C, § 32L.