City of Taunton, MA
Bristol County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Taunton as Rev. Ords. 1964, §§ 12-8 and 12-9 (§§ 14-3 and 14-4 of the 2010 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Golf Course Commission — See Ch. 10, Art. IX.
Park and Recreation Department — See Ch. 19, Art. IV.
Amusements and exhibitions — See Ch. 187.
Animals — See Ch. 191.
Boating — See Ch. 202.
Firearms and weapons — See Ch. 254.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 334.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 387.
No person shall bathe or swim within the City in view of persons on or in any street, way, place or building unless properly clothed.
[Amended 7-11-2000]
All children under 12 years of age shall be allowed free admission to any athletic event conducted on property owned by the City between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
[Added 9-8-2015]
A. 
No person shall smoke within the fenced-in area containing the swimming pool at Hopewell Park, including the seating areas therein. No person shall smoke within or upon the splash pad at Hopewell Park or within 25 feet of any part, including seating areas, of said splash pad.
B. 
For the purposes of this section, the term "smoke" shall include:
(1) 
Inhale, exhale, burn, possess or carry any lit tobacco or non-tobacco product in any form, including marijuana for medical or any other purpose;
(2) 
Possess or carry any lit cigar, cigarette or pipe; and
(3) 
Use an e-cigarette or vaporizer.
C. 
The Parks, Cemeteries and Public Grounds Department shall cause appropriate signs to be conspicuously posted and may promulgate such rules and regulations as may be reasonably necessary to implement this section.
D. 
Any person in violation of this section shall be fined $100 per offense. Enforcement of this section shall be by noncriminal disposition under MGL c. 40, § 21D, or by criminal complaint.