Town of Westerly, RI
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Westerly 8-13-1991 by Ch. No. 983 as § 8-16 of the 1991 Code; amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person to leave or permit to remain outside of any dwelling, building or other structure, or within any unoccupied or abandoned building, dwelling or other structure under his control, in a place accessible to children, any abandoned, unattended or discarded icebox, refrigerator or other container which has an airtight door or lid, snaplock or other locking device which cannot be easily opened from the inside, without first removing the door or lid, snaplock or other locking device from the icebox, refrigerator or container, unless the unit may be easily opened from the inside.
Any person violating this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in an amount not to exceed $100 for each offense. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder.