Town of Wethersfield, CT
Hartford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Wethersfield as Secs. 2-5-1 through 2-5-3 of the Code of 1972. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noise — See Ch. 105.
Nuisances — See Ch. 108.
Pocket bikes — See Ch. 157, Art. IV.
The playing or practice of golf on school grounds is prohibited, except as authorized by the Board of Education.
[Amended 5-2-1994; 5-1-2006]
It shall be unlawful for any person to commit any of the following acts in any park or playground or upon any property (including property devoted to school use but excluding Town-owned street rights-of-way) that is owned, leased or controlled by the Town of Wethersfield:
A. 
To deface, remove or destroy any sign, notice or protective device.
B. 
To provide any music or entertainment or make or cause to be made any public speech or address except by permission from the Department of Parks and Recreation.
C. 
To sell, offer or solicit for sale any goods or merchandise without permission from the Department of Parks and Recreation.
D. 
To gamble or bet or have any instrument of gambling; specifically excluding bingo for other than cash prizes or gift certificates, with participation limited to members of the sponsoring club or organization, a permit for the same to be issued pursuant to the Connecticut General Statutes and the conditions contained herein.
E. 
To operate any commercial vehicle except on business of the Town or to give instructions to any person in driving an automobile or in learning to drive an automobile or to drive at a rate exceeding 15 miles per hour or to drive any automobile or other vehicle except on provided roads or to park any car except in areas designated for public parking or to park overnight without permission from the Department of Parks and Recreation or the Department of Public Works.
F. 
To operate any motor-powered minibike or go-cart.
G. 
To drive or propel a bicycle except on roads, sidewalks or footpaths, unless otherwise posted.
H. 
To remain, stay or loiter in any park or playground from sunset to 8:00 a.m. except in those areas or activities authorized for use outside those hours by the Department of Parks and Recreation.
I. 
To wade or swim in any pond, brook, lake or river in any park or playground under the control of the Town except at the provided swimming areas and only then during supervised periods determined and designated by the Department of Parks and Recreation.
J. 
To distribute any circulars, cards or written matter or to post, plaster or affix any placard, notice or sign without permission from the Department of Parks and Recreation.
K. 
To plant or remove trees or shrubs without permission of the Department of Parks and Recreation.
L. 
To fish in any pond, brook, lake or river except at areas set aside and designated for such purposes.
M. 
To play baseball, golf, football or other active games except in areas approved by the Department of Parks and Recreation.
N. 
To permit or take a dog onto such Town-owned, -leased or -controlled property, except when under the control of a responsible person and except that such dog is also kept on a leash as well as under proper control in those areas designated as requiring a leash by the Department of Parks and Recreation. However this provision does not apply to designated dog parks.
O. 
To operate or use any motorized model airplane, motorized model boat and/or motor-powered boat on any Town-owned or -leased property or in any park or playground, except in areas approved by the Department of Parks and Recreation.
The provisions of § 113-2 shall not be construed to prevent such activities as the Board of Education or its duly authorized agents may permit in furtherance of its educational program within the scope of its statutory authority on Town property devoted to school use.