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Town of East Greenwich, RI
Kent County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of East Greenwich 6-22-1993 by Ord. No. 595 as Secs. 14-1 to 14-7 of the 1993 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
STATE LAW REFERENCES
Disorderly conduct — See R.I.G.L. § 11-45-1.
Disorderly conduct at meetings — See R.I.G.L. §  45-3-19.
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Editor's Note: Former § 170-1, Drunkenness, as amended, was repealed 2-24-2020 by Ord. No. 893.
A. 
No person shall willfully tear, deface or otherwise injure any notice posted by the Town Clerk or Probate Clerk of this Town in his official capacity.
B. 
No person shall willfully tear, deface or otherwise injure any other than above-specified notice or advertisement lawfully posted or exhibited.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. IV).
No person except duly authorized agents of the Town shall post or cause to be posted any notice or sign upon any tree or utility pole standing in the public streets or highways of this Town except by permission of the Town Council.
No person shall play ball by throwing or striking a ball in any street, highway or way used by the public as a highway of this Town.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. IV).
No person shall coast or slide on a hand sled or any similar vehicle on any of the streets of this Town.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. IV).
Picket lines and picketing shall be prohibited in front of, adjacent to, or with respect to any property used for residential purposes, except where such picketing relates to a use or activity being carried on within such property.
[Adopted 7-14-2008 by Ord. No. 792]
A. 
No person acting alone or in concert with others shall:
(1) 
Throw any stone or other missile or object upon or at any person, vehicle, building, sign or other public or private property.
(2) 
Roughly or forcefully crowd, jostle or push any person in any public place.
(3) 
Expectorate, urinate or defecate on any public street, alley or sidewalk or the floor of any public place or public building or any place or building where the public has the right to gather or to which it has access or in view of the public on any private property.
(4) 
Willfully, knowingly, wantonly or recklessly make a false alarm or cry of fire or a false request for the assistance of any firefighting apparatus or personnel, or willfully, knowingly, wantonly or recklessly make a false report or request for assistance of any public or private rescue or assistance services or, similarly, make a false cry, alarm or request for police assistance.
(5) 
Prowl or wander in or upon the private property of another or, without good reason or without visible or lawful business with the owner or occupant thereof, peek, peep or peer in any door or window of any building or structure thereon.
(6) 
Yell, shout, hoot, whistle, sing or make or cause to be made any other noise on the public streets between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. of the following day or of any other time or at any place so as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of any person in any hospital, dwelling, hotel or other type of residence or of any person in the vicinity.
B. 
The foregoing prohibitions shall be applicable to all persons, whether acting alone or in concert with others.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original § 170-8C of the 2005 Code, pertaining to penalties for disorderly conduct, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. IV).
Violations of the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article III, of the Code of the Town of East Greenwich.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. IV).