Town of Glocester, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Glocester as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 134.
Dog control — See Ch. 139, Art. I.
Disorderly conduct and indecency — See Ch. 157.
Hawkers and peddlers — See Ch. 190.
Outdoor lighting — See Ch. 203.
Motor boats and water craft — See Ch. 212.
Pascoag Reservoir/Echo Lake Dam Management District — See Ch. 223.
Trees — See Ch. 251.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 258.
[Adopted 7-9-1971, as amended 2-9-1973, 8-13-1976, and 6-11-1987 (Ch. II, § 15, 2-15-01, of the 1991 Code). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 221-1 Operation of motor vehicles restricted.

No person shall operate a motor vehicle, motorcycle, snowmobile or so-called “mini-bike” within any recreation area except in the designated parking areas.

§ 221-2 Hours of operation.

No person or automobile shall be allowed within the limits of a Town recreation or beach area between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. except by permission from the Glocester Town Council.

§ 221-3 Animals.

No person shall bring onto any Town beach any animal during the bathing season from May 15 through September 30, nor shall any person leave an animal unattended in any automobile.

§ 221-4 Alcoholic beverages.

No person shall possess, drink, sell or offer for sale any intoxicating beverages within the limits of any Town beach or recreation area without the permission of the Town Council.

§ 221-5 Firearms.

[Amended 9-3-2009, effective 9-3-2009]
The use of any firearms or bows and arrows is prohibited in all recreation areas, excepting Assessors Plat 2, Lot 13, known as Williams Mills Conservation Area. Hunting will be subject to any rules and regulations adopted by the managing authority.

§ 221-6 Bathing.

No person shall bathe in the waters of a Town recreation area except when and at a place where bathing is officially permitted, nor shall any person disrobe other than in properly designated buildings.

§ 221-7 Profanity; disorderly conduct.

No person shall use profane or indecent language, or in any manner annoy another person or commit any disorderly or indecent act within the limits of a Town beach or recreation area.

§ 221-8 Distribution of printed materials.

No person shall distribute or exhibit at any Town park or other recreation area any printed or written material of a commercial nature without permission from the Town Council.

§ 221-9 Commercial sales.

No person shall offer for sale at any Town park or other recreational area any goods or services of a commercial nature without the permission of the Town Council.

§ 221-10 Baths in ponds and waterways prohibited.

Taking baths in all ponds and waterways situated in all recreation areas is hereby prohibited.

§ 221-11 Open fires.

No open fires shall be allowed without a fire permit.

§ 221-12 Solid waste disposal.

A. 
No person shall bring into any recreation area any refuse, garbage or other materials for the purpose of disposal.
B. 
All refuse and waste material shall be deposited in receptacles provided for that purpose and shall not be left on the grounds or waters.

§ 221-13 Maintenance of vegetation; defacing of property prohibited.

No person shall cut, remove or damage any tree or shrub or vegetation except with official written permission, nor shall any person deface any structure, sign or other public property or improvements.

§ 221-14 Access restricted to residents; permit sticker.

A. 
No person shall be allowed within the limits of a Town beach area, or the Town parking lot pertinent thereto, unless such person is either a resident of the Town of Glocester, a nonresident paying property taxes to the Town of Glocester or the guest of such resident or property taxpayer. Under no circumstances shall a business invitee be considered a guest of a resident of the Town or a nonresident taxpayer.
B. 
Residents of the Town of Glocester and nonresidents paying property taxes to the Town of Glocester shall obtain an official Town sticker in the office of the Town Clerk or the Director of Public Works, and shall display such sticker on any vehicle parked in the Town parking lot pertinent to the Town beach area.

§ 221-15 Tobacco use limited to designated areas.

[Added 7-7-2005, effective 8-4-2005[1]]
A. 
Smoking and other uses of tobacco products shall be limited to designated areas within any athletic or public recreation facility owned or operated by the Town of Glocester.
B. 
Designated smoking areas shall be determined by the Town Council or its designee and shall provide reasonable accommodation for those using tobacco.
C. 
Signs to be posted. The Public Works Department is hereby directed to cause conspicuous signs to be erected giving notice of the above prohibition.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance added this new material as § 221-14.1. The section was renumbered as § 221-15 and §§ 221-15 and 221-16 were renumbered as §§ 221-16 and 221-17, respectively, at the request of the Town.

§ 221-16 Violations and penalties.

A. 
Any person who violates the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $20 for each violation, or imprisonment not to exceed 10 days.
B. 
Penalties for violations of § 221-15. Any person who violates the provisions of § 221-15 shall be deemed to have committed a petty misdemeanor and shall be given a warning to stop the use of tobacco, and in the event that the person or persons do not stop the use of tobacco or commence use of tobacco again, they shall be asked to leave the premises and shall be subject to a fine of $20 per violation.
[Added 7-7-2005, effective 8-4-2005]
[Adopted 10-19-1995 (Ch. III, § 2, 3-02-06, of the 1991 Code)]

§ 221-17 Regulations.

The following regulations shall be observed in Glocester Memorial Park:
A. 
The park is open between sunrise and sunset.
B. 
Posted speed limits shall be strictly enforced.
C. 
The possession of any alcoholic beverages is prohibited.
D. 
All animals shall be on a leash and under the control of the owner.
E. 
Camping, fishing, hunting and trapping are prohibited.
F. 
The possession of any type of weapon is prohibited.
G. 
All fires and grills are prohibited.
H. 
All litter shall be deposited in the marked receptacles.
I. 
Disturbance of any natural materials, whether animal, vegetable or mineral, is prohibited.
J. 
No snowmobiles or off-road vehicles are permitted.
K. 
No person shall deface any structure, sign, or other public property.
L. 
No person shall use profane or indecent language, or in any manner annoy another person or neighbor, or commit any disorderly or indecent act within the limits of the park.