Town of Wallingford, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Wallingford 7-17-1962 by Ord. No. 20. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Police Department of the Town of Wallingford shall issue licenses and permits required by this chapter. It shall provide the necessary forms and keep the required records for the administration of this chapter.
Every license or permit shall be signed by the Chief of Police or the Deputy Chief. The fee shall be paid to the Police Department for the use of the general fund of the town before such license or permit shall be issued. Licenses and permits shall be numbered and a catalog kept in the Police Department of the same. Each license and permit shall contain a provision that the person, firm or corporation acting under the same shall conform to the representations of the application, to the ordinances of the Town of Wallingford, including this chapter, and such other terms and conditions as the particular circumstances shall require as determined by the Chief of Police.
The Police Department shall keep a record book and enter a memoranda of every license or permit issued, with the number, date, name of person, firm or corporation to whom issued, expiration date and any special condition attached to the license or permit, the amount of the fee and acknowledgment of payment of the fee.
The Town of Wallingford shall not be liable for any trespass or breach of law or for any damage relative to said permit or license.
All licenses and permits issued under this chapter shall be for a term of one year from the first of January and shall not be transferable to a different person, firm or corporation.
The Chief of Police may revoke a license or permit for breach of its terms and conditions upon notice, in writing, to the holder before the date or revocation will become effective.
Any person, firm or corporation aggrieved by the refusal of the Police Department to issue a permit or by the terms and conditions contained in the permit or license issued or by the revocation of a permit or license may appeal to the Town Council, upon giving notice to the Chief of Police and Town Council within 10 days of the act complained of. The decision of the Police Department shall be effective during the time of said appeal and until modified by the Town Council.
The following fees shall be charged and paid for licenses and permits pursuant to this chapter:
Type of License or Permit
Circus or menagerie
Per day
Per week
Carnival or amusement rides
Per day
Per week
Auction, nonresident, per day
Auction, resident, per day
Dance, per day
Bazaar, per day
Auctioneer, per year
The Chief of Police shall grant a license or permit free of charge for any exhibition or entertainment when the proceeds of such performance are devoted exclusively to charitable, educational or religious purposes.
No license shall be granted by the Chief of Police to any applicant for a permit until a certificate of adequate liability insurance is filed with the Chief of Police.
Any person, firm or corporation violating this chapter shall be fined not more than $100 for each separate violation.