City of Meriden, CT
New Haven County
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[Adopted 10-7-1963 as §§ 18-8 through 18-17 of the 1963 Code]
No person shall injure, deface or soil any public or private building, fence or enclosure in the City or trespass upon any garden or yard or public or private enclosure therein.
No person shall fly a kite in the City at an altitude greater than 500 feet.
It shall be unlawful for any person maliciously to cut, break, injure, destroy or deface any streetlight, lamp, lantern, post or frame in the City or to light any such light without proper authority or to extinguish the same or in any way to interfere with or meddle with the proper use or management of the public lighting system.
Except as otherwise provided by the General Statutes, all liquor package stores shall close on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8:00 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday at 9:00 p.m.
Except as otherwise provided by the General Statutes, the sale of alcoholic liquor with meals shall be lawful in the City on Sunday, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 9:00 p.m., in hotels, restaurants and clubs.
No person shall loiter upon the steps or other projection of any church, hotel, hall or public building or in any hall, space or way leading thereto so as to obstruct free passage into and out of the same, and no person shall loiter against any fence or wall surrounding or adjoining any such building.[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 153-7, which immediately followed this section and pertained to noise, was repealed 10-18-1999. See now Ch. 141, Noise.
No person not a member of the Police Department of the City shall have in his possession or blow upon, whistle or use in any manner the whistle or call known as the "bean police call."
It shall be unlawful for any person to resist, hinder, obstruct, vilify or abuse any officer or employee of the City in the lawful discharge of his duties.
The owner of any property through which a stream flows in the City shall keep such watercourse free of weeds or other obstruction.
[Added 5-2-1977; 9-15-1980]
It shall be unlawful for any person, with the exception of City employees or their agents or assigns in the performance of their duties, to operate any snowmobile, municipally owned golf cart, motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle or motor vehicle on any City-owned property within or outside the territorial limits of the City of Meriden, except in parks on trails or routes as designated by the Department of Parks and Recreation of the City of Meriden.