[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Barnstable as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Distribution of Handbills
Article II Commercial Handbills
[Adopted 6-25-1963, approved 7-22-1963 (Art. XIX of Ch. III of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003)]
The distribution of commercial advertising on handbills, cards, signs or in any other form, by placing the same on or in vehicles which are parked on the public ways, in public places, or other areas open to the public, is prohibited.
[Added 5-18-1976, approved 9-13-1976]
Any person violating the provisions of this article shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $50.
[Adopted 1984 Fall ATM, approved 2-28-1985 (Art. XLIV of Ch. III of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003)]
No person shall distribute any commercial handbill or other printed matter whose distribution is not protected by the Constitution of the United States or of the commonwealth on any sidewalk or public way within the town.
Whoever violates the provisions of this article shall be fined not more than $300.