[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wilton 6-5-1997 by L.L. No. 4-1997. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the Town of Wilton to safeguard the right of its residents within the privacy of their properties to be free from intrusive unwanted sounds which may jeopardize the well being, public health, comfort, convenience, safe being and welfare of its citizens and the peace and quiet of its inhabitants. The provisions and pro-divisions hereinafter obtained, and enforcement provisions hereinafter obtained, shall not be utilized or construed in any matter as to deny any rights or privileges granted and recognized by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- REFUSE COLLECTING ACTIVITIES
- The loading or unloading of refuse collecting vehicles.
- REFUSE COLLECTION VEHICLE
- Any motor vehicle designed to compact and/or transport refuse.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a refuse collecting vehicle for the purpose of refuse collecting activities within the Town during the hours of 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. daily.
Any person who observes a violation of this chapter may file a complaint under oath or an affirmation with a Justice of the Town of Wilton or with the Code Enforcement Officer, specifying the nature of the violation, the date and time thereof and a complete description of the vehicle and operator, including the license plate number, if known. Two complaints, each originating from separate households, shall be required as the basis for enforcing the provisions of this chapter.
Any person, firm, association or corporation who violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense punishable by a fine of not more than $250 and/or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days. Each violation of this chapter shall be a separate offense.