Town of Falmouth, MA
Barnstable County
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[Adopted STM 12-5-1950, Art. 35]
Setting or maintaining fires on all public beaches is prohibited except on approval of the Falmouth Beach Committee and by special written permit thereof issued by the Falmouth Fire Department.
The use of alcoholic beverages, including the bringing of alcoholic beverages on any of the public beaches, is absolutely prohibited.
[Adopted AFTM 11-9-2009, Art. 31, approved 2-5-2010]
The use of smoking materials on the public beaches of Falmouth is prohibited.
Editor’s Note: Former § 87-3, Ball playing, was repealed AFTM 11-7-2017, Art. 12, approved 2-12-2018.
[Amended ATM 4-8-2003, Art. 36]
No dogs or other animals shall be brought upon any of said public beaches nor permitted thereon between May 1 and October 1.
All of said public beaches are closed to the public at 12:00 midnight, daylight saving time, and the use thereof for bathing purposes or recreation purposes is prohibited between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 8:00 a.m., both hours being daylight saving time.
Leaving litter, trash, rubbish or discarded lunch containers or similar articles upon the public beaches is strictly prohibited.
[Amended ATM 4-5-1988, Art. 22]
No person or persons may use or have under his or their control within a marked swimming area of the public beaches any power-driven or wind-driven watercraft during normal beach operations. Exception to the above is all rescue equipment being used by rescue personnel.
[Added ATM 2-10-1954, Art. 40]
Parking without a permit issued by the Falmouth Beach Committee on any of the restricted beach parking areas is strictly prohibited, and parking on those areas shall be in conformity with the direction of the Town of Falmouth Beach Committee, or its authorized representatives.
[Added ATM 4-5-1988, Art. 22]
For each and every violation of the foregoing Article, there is hereby imposed a penalty. For penalty, see Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I, Penalties.