Town of Georgetown, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Georgetown: Article I, 6-16-1975 Annual Town Meeting, Art. 12. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alcoholic beverages on beach — See Ch. 550.
[Adopted 6-16-1975 ATM, Art. 12]
[Amended 5-2-2011 ATM, Art. 42]
No person shall use or consume any alcoholic beverage, as defined in MGL c. 138, § 1, while in or upon any public way or any way which the public has a right of access or in any place where the public may be invitees or licensees; nor shall any person use or consume any alcoholic beverage in or upon any private land, building or structure without the consent of the owner or person in control thereof. However, the Board of Selectmen may issue special licenses under G.L. c. 138 for the sale of alcoholic beverages at events that take place on Town property or, upon written application, may provide written authorization allowing for the consumption of alcoholic beverages on Town property.
All alcoholic beverages being used in violation of this Article shall be seized and safely held until final adjudication of charges 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.
Any person upon conviction under this Article shall be fined a sum not exceeding $50 for each offense.