[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Greenfield as amended 5-16-2012 by Order No. FY 12-142 (Ch. 136 of the 2002 Bylaws). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PUBLIC LANDS
- Any land and buildings thereon under the control of any department, commission or committee of the Town of Greenfield, including but not limited to parks and playgrounds.
All posted public lands, with the exception of the Town Common, and conservation lands, which are regulated by Chapter 322, Article I, of the Town Code, shall be closed between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., except as authorized by permit. No persons are allowed on public lands during the hours which they are closed, and this prohibition against trespassing will be strictly enforced during said hours.
No littering of any kind shall be allowed on public lands.
Any destruction, defacing, removing or damaging of any public lands or any public property of any nature is strictly prohibited.
A violation of this chapter relating to public lands will subject the offender to arrest without a warrant in the place where the offense is committed pursuant to MGL c. 272, § 59, and a fine not to exceed $200 for each offense, which may be recovered upon complaint before the District Court and shall inure to the Town, all in accordance with MGL c. 40, § 21.