Town of Wilton, CT
Fairfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Wilton Town Meeting 5-31-1978. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 3-16-1982]
Public access to all Town parks within the jurisdiction of the Parks and Recreation Commission or the Conservation Commission may be designated by the Board of Selectmen after duly consulting with the respective commission or commissions and notice of such hours and restrictions published in the form of a legal notice in a local newspaper having circulation within the Town of Wilton.
No person shall enter or remain in any park covered by this ordinance except during the hours specified when the park is to be open unless they have obtained express written permission of the Parks and Recreation Commission or the Conservation Commission, whichever has jurisdiction over the park in question, in which case the hours shall be as set forth in a special permit. Persons seeking issuance of a special permit shall file an application with the Parks and Recreation Commission or the Conservation Commission, whichever has jurisdiction over the park in question. The application shall state the name and address of the applicant or the names and addresses of the person, persons, corporation or association seeking the permit and any other information which the Commission shall find reasonably necessary to make a fair determination as to whether or not such a permit should be issued.
No motorized vehicle may be operated within the boundaries of any park covered by this ordinance or parked in any such park except in designated parking areas.
The Parks and Recreation Commission and the Conservation Commission shall have the power to post signs in any Town park covered by this ordinance stating the instructions on use of any such park.
The Police Department of the Town of Wilton shall enforce the provisions of this ordinance. Accordingly, the Wilton Police Department shall have the authority to eject from the park any person acting in violation of this ordinance, and said person will be subject to the penalty set forth below.
Any person or persons violating any provision of this ordinance shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $50 per person for each violation.