Town of Ellington, CT
Tolland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Ellington effective 6-8-1992. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town of Ellington shall be and is established as a nuclear-free zone wherein no nuclear weapons or products associated with nuclear weapons may be positioned or manufactured within the geographical boundaries of the Town of Ellington.
A. 
No radioactive wastes or nuclear components of any kind, excluding medical wastes, shall be transported through the Town of Ellington except in clearly marked vehicles and with at least three days' advance notice to the Chief of Police of times and routes of transit.
B. 
No radioactive wastes or nuclear components of any kind shall be stored, either on a temporary or permanent basis, within the boundaries of the Town.
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to regulate consumer use of radioactive smoke detectors and light-emitting watches and clocks.
Any person, firm or corporation who or which violates the provisions of this chapter shall be assessed a civil penalty of not more than $100 for each day such violation continues. Each and every violation of this chapter shall constitute a separate offense. All such civil penalties shall be deposited to the general fund of the Town of Ellington.
If any section, subsection, paragraph or word of this chapter shall be held to be invalid, either on its face or as applied, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the other sections, subsections, paragraphs, sentences or words of this chapter and the application thereof, and to that extent the sections, subsections, paragraphs, sentences or words of this chapter shall be deemed severable.