Town of Barnstable, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Barnstable as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noncriminal disposition — See Ch. .
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 501.
[Adopted Fall 1984 ATM; approved 2-28-1985 (Art. XVI of Ch. III of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003)]

§ 20-1 Possession restricted.

No persons shall drink any alcoholic beverage as defined in § 1 of Chapter 138 of the General Laws or possess an open container of the same, whether full or partly full, while on, in or upon any public way or way or other place to which the public has a right of access as invitees or licensees, without the consent of the owner or person in control thereof.

§ 20-2 Violations and penalties.

Whoever violates the provisions of this article shall be fined not more than $300.
[Adopted 5-4-1985; approved 7-19-1985 (Art. XV of Ch. III of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003)]

§ 20-3 Possession and transport restricted.

No person who may not legally purchase alcoholic beverages under Chapter 138 of the General Laws and who is unaccompanied by his or her parent or guardian shall knowingly transport, carry or have the same in his or her possession while on, in or upon any public way or way or other place to which the public has a right of access as invitees or licensees, without the consent of the owner or person in control thereof.

§ 20-4 Exception.

This article shall not apply to any person legally carrying or transporting alcoholic beverages in the course of his or her employment.

§ 20-5 Violations and penalties.

Whoever violates the provisions of this article shall be fined not more than $300.