Town of Watertown, MA
Middlesex County
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[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 2]
No person shall behave in an indecent or disorderly manner, or use profane, indecent, or insulting language in or upon any sidewalk, public way, or other public place, to the annoyance or disturbance of any other person there being or passing in a peaceable manner.
[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 4]
No person shall be or remain on any doorstep, portico, or other projection from any house or building or upon any wall or fence on or near any public way or public place, after being requested by the occupant of the premises or by any police officer to move.
[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 5]
No person shall throw stones, snowballs, sticks, or other missiles, or kick a football or play at any game in which a ball is used, or fly any kites or balloons in any public way.
[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 11]
No person shall fire, discharge, explode or set off any gun, firearm, torpedo, firecracker or fireworks in a manner as to disturb the peace or quiet of any neighborhood.
[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 12]
No person shall willfully deface or injure any public playground, planting space, flower bed, tree, shrub, or grass border.
[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 20]
No person shall enter upon the premises of another with the intention of peeping into the windows of a house or spying upon any person or persons therein; provided, however, that officers of the law may enter the premises in the performance of their duties.
[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 26]
No person shall drink any alcoholic beverages as defined in Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 138, § 1, while on, in or upon any public way or upon any way to which members of the public have a right of access, or any place to which members of the public have access as invitees or licensees, park or playground or private land or place without consent of the owner or person in control thereof.
All alcoholic beverages being used in violation of this section shall be seized and safely held until final adjudication of the charge against the person or persons arrested or summoned before the court, at which time they shall be returned to the person entitled to lawful possession.
This section shall be enforced on behalf of the town by the Police Department which shall have the right to arrest any and all persons in violation of this section.
[Ord. 32, passed 6-13-2000]
No person without lawful authority or without the express or implied consent of the owner or his or her agent:
Shall enter any building or enter on any enclosed or improved real estate, lot or parcel of land in the town;
Being upon the land of another, shall fail, or refuse to leave the same when requested to do so by the person lawfully in possession thereof, his or her agent or representative; or
Shall deposit on the premises of another, or remove therefrom any material, substance, earth, dirt, ashes, refuse, turf or other article or thing whatsoever.
All delivery personnel, including letter carriers, whether employed by a private firm or governmental agency or government-supported corporation, shall use sidewalks and accepted and approved walkways and shall refrain from traversing lawns or other private property not normally used as a walkway by the general public in order to effect delivery.
[1982 Code, Ch. VIII, § 26]
Any person violating § 130.07 of this chapter shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $200.
All other violations of this chapter shall be punished according to § 10.99 of this code.