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Fireworks

8.04.010 Sale and explosion of fireworks. 

            The sale of fireworks within the limits of the town is forbidden, except from June 24th unitl July 5th of each year. the explosionof fireworks within the limits of the town is also forbidden, execpt on July 3rd and 4th of each year. 

Offenese By Or Against Minors

9.08.020 Definition

            Within this chapter, the words and phares shall have the meaning ascribed to them as follows: 

                  Curfew Hours.

                      1. For persons under the age of fifteen (15) years "curfew hours" means to the hours of ten p.m.  throught six a.m.  June 1st through September 5th, and nine p.m. through six a.m. the rest of the year. 

                      2. For persons over the age of fifteen (15) years and under the age of eighteen (18) years :curfew hours" means the hours of eleven p.m. to six a.m. Sunday through Thursday and twelve mindnight to six a.m. Friday and Saturday. 

 

Parking 

10.04.010 Parking time limited. 

             A. No person shall park a vehicle that is not properly registered and in drivable condition for longer than five days upon an alley, street or highway with in the town. 

            B. A vehicle that is not properly registered and drivable that is parked on an alley, street, or highway within the town for more than five days, may be removed and slold as an abandoned vehilce in accordance with the laws of the state. 

            C. No person shall junk any vehicle, or park junk vehicles on publicly owned property, or alleys, streets, of higways with the town for longer than five days. 

             D. Any person junking a vehicle or parking a vehicle that is not properly pubicly owned property within the won for more than five days, shall be subject to the vehicle being tagged  by any officer of the Bridger Police Department, and by such tagging, be required to remove the vehicle within five days of the date the officer tagged the vehcle. Upon noncomliance, and officer of the Bridger Police Department may have the vehilce hauled to the won dump or other city owned location, and asses all expenses and charges againts the noncomplying person. 

 

10.04.040 Parking in alleys.

                A. No person shall park a vehicle within and alley in such a manner or under such conditions as to leave available less than ten (10) feetof the width of the roadway for free movement of vehicular travel, and no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle within an alley in such a position as to block the driveway entracne to any abutting property. 

               B. No person shall park a vehicle within an alley for other than loading or unloading or for usual service activities such as garbage removal, ect. 

               C. No person shall park a vehicle in an alley for longer than ten (10) minutes unattended. 

 

8.01.010 Loud or unusual noises prohibited.

                A. It is unlawful for a person anywhere within the Town's juridictional limits to make, or cause to be made, any exessive or unusually loud noise or any noise which is so harsh, prolonged, unnatural, raucous or unsual in time and place as to disturb the peace of annoy, injure, or endanger the comfort, repose, health, or safety of any reasonable person of normal sensitivity within the limits of the town. 

               B. It is rebuttable presumption that between the hours of 10'clock p..m and 7 O'clock a.m. noise audible at a distance of 50 feet or more from the source of the noise, or withine a residence from a source outside of the reidence, distrubs the peace. 

               C. The police will have the primary responsibilty for the enforcement of this article. Nothing in the this article will prevent the police from obtaining voluntary compliance by way of warning, notice or education. 

                D. A violation of this article will be punishable by fine of not more than $500.00 or six months in the county jail or both;

                E. Nothing in this article will be construed to prevent or interfere with an indivdual's constitutional right to free speech. If a person's exercise of a constitutional right to free speech would violate this article, that person must be ordered, and have the opporunity, to move, diperse, or otherwise remedy the violation prior to arrest or a citation being issued. 

 

 

 

 

 

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