Town of Guilford, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Guilford as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Loitering — See Ch. 202.
Parks and public places — See Ch. 214.
[Adopted 5-17-2004]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR
As defined in Section 30-1 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended from time to time.
HOST
To organize a gathering of two or more persons, or to allow the premises under one's control to be used with one's knowledge for a gathering of two or more persons for personal, social or business interaction.
MINOR
As defined in Section 30-1 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended from time to time.
No minor shall be in possession of one or more containers of alcoholic liquor, whether opened or closed, within the Town of Guilford except when: (1) accompanied by or in the presence of his or her parent, guardian, or spouse who has attained the age of 21; (2) a minor possesses alcoholic liquor on the order of a practicing physician; or (3) a person over age 18, who is an employee or permit holder under Section 30-90a of the Connecticut General Statutes, possesses alcoholic liquor in the course of his or her employment or business.
No person shall host an event or gathering at which the host knowingly allows alcoholic liquor to be consumed by or dispensed to any minor unless said minor is accompanied by or in the presence of his or her parent, guardian, or spouse who has attained the age of 21. This restriction shall apply to any event or gathering within the Town of Guilford, whether on public or private property.
Any person violating any provision of this article shall be subject to a fine of not more than $90 for each offense.