[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Boxford as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Noncriminal disposition — See Ch. 1.
Article I Public Consumption
Article II Consumption on Certain Premises
[Adopted 5-12-1981 ATM, Art. 27]
No person(s) shall drink any alcoholic beverages as defined in MGL c. 138, § 1, while on, in or upon any public way or upon any way to which the public has a right of access or license, park or playground, school grounds or private land or place without the consent of the legal owner or person in control thereof. Any person(s) found drinking any alcoholic beverages in such public places shall be arrested and prosecuted according to law.
All alcoholic beverages being used in violation of this bylaw shall be seized and safely held for trial before the Court, at which time they shall be returned to the person(s) entitled to lawful possession, unless otherwise ordered by the Court.
Whoever violates this bylaw shall be subject to a fine of $100 for each offense.
[Adopted 10-22-1996 ATM, Art. 12]
No patron, customer or other person shall bring onto the premises for consumption and consume any alcoholic beverage, wine, beer or malt beverages on any premises operating with a common victualer's license within a B-1 Retail Business District (as defined in the Boxford Zoning Bylaw). This section shall not prevent any person duly licensed pursuant to MGL c.138, § 12, or other legal authority from bringing alcoholic beverages, wine, beer or malt liquors onto the duly licensed premises for consumption thereon.
Whoever shall violate this bylaw shall be fined $50 for the first offense and $100 for subsequent offense. Each separate container containing such alcoholic beverages, wine, beer or malt beverages shall constitute a separate violation.
The enforcing officials shall be the town's licensing authority or agents and the law enforcement officials of the town.