Town of Newtown, CT
Fairfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Newtown as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted by the Legislative Council 9-17-2003 (Ord. No. 82)]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR
As defined in Section 30-1(3) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
HOST
To organize a gathering of two or more persons or to allow the premises under one's control to be used with one's knowledge for a gathering of two or more persons for personal, social, or business interaction.
MINOR
A person under the age of 21.
No person under the age of 21 shall be in possession of or in control of: any container of alcoholic liquor, whether open, unopened or closed, within the Town of Newtown except when accompanied by or in the presence of his or her parent, guardian or spouse who has attained the age of 21 years. This restriction shall apply to both public and private property.
No person shall host an event which allows the consumption or dispensing of alcoholic liquor to or by a minor or minors unless said minor or minors is or are accompanied by or in the presence of his or her or their parent, guardian or spouse who has attained the age of 21 years. The prohibition shall apply to any event or gathering within the Town of Newtown, whether conducted on public or private property.
Any person violating any provision of this article shall be subject to a fine of $90.