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Racing and/or Rallies

RACING AND/OR RALLIES:       Regulation of


Adopted:           November 29, 1971

Effective Date:   December 31, 1971


Section 1.         PERMIT REQUIRED


No person or persons shall permit, hold, conduct, manage, maintain, organize, promote, sponsor or participate in any motorcycle, automobile, snowmobile or similar motorized vehicle race, rally, contest, sport or competition or any combination thereof (hereinafter called “event”) in the Town of Bolton unless a permit for said event shall have first been obtained from the First Selectman.


Section 2.         APPLICATION


An application for said permit must be filed with the First Selectman at least twenty (20) days before the date on which the event is to be held.  Said application shall set forth the names and addresses of the person or persons sponsoring said event, the nature of the event, the date, time and location (s) where said event shall be held and written permission of any property owner on whose property said event will take place.


Section 3.         ADMINISTRATION


The First Selectman shall issue said permit, or in the event said permit is not issued, shall notify the applicant(s) in writing by certified mail setting forth his reasons for not issuing the same at least five (5) days before the date on which the event is to be held.  The First Selectman shall have the right to require additional protections for the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Town of Bolton before issuing said permit and may revoke the same after issuance for cause, after due notice.


Section 4.         SANCTIONS


Any person or persons who violate Section 1 of this ordinance shall be deemed to be engaging in an act of public nuisance which act shall be immediately abated and shall be subject to a fine of not more than twenty-five ($25.00) dollars for each offense.


Section 5.         For the purpose of this ordinance “person” or “persons” shall mean any individual, partnership, corporation, firm, company, association, society or group.


Section 6.         The effective date of this ordinance shall be fifteen (15) days after publication in a newspaper having a general circulation in the Town of Bolton.


Section 7.         PERMIT FEE


The fee for such permit shall be that as prescribed by resolution of the Board of Selectmen.


(Effective date of Section 7:  May 9, 1982)