(A)   No person shall consume an alcoholic beverage, or have in his or her possession any bottle, can, or other receptacle containing any alcoholic beverage which has been opened, or which has a seal broken, or the contents of which have been partially removed, upon any public street, alley, sidewalk, parking lot, park, recreation facility, or beach, in or immediately adjacent to a public restroom, or other public place within the town except:
      (1)   Within those public parks, beaches, or recreational facilities designated by resolution of the Town Council as permitting the consumption of alcoholic beverages;
      (2)   In or on the property of an establishment, business place, or other location properly licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages by the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission; or
      (3)   During a community special event, provided the Board of Parks and Recreation ("Board"), after consultation with the Chief of Police, has permitted the consumption of alcoholic beverages in connection with the special event use of any park or recreation facility (or any portion thereof) and the event has been issued a special event permit by the Board. The consumption of alcoholic beverages shall only be permitted within those areas of the park or recreation facility so designated by the Board and subject to any additional constraints imposed by the Superintendent of the Board and the Chief of Police in connection with the issuance of the Special Events Permit. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to relieve any applicant or event organizer from full compliance with all alcohol beverage control laws and regulations of the State of Indiana.
   (B)   Warning signs. The Board of Parks and Recreation shall post appropriate signs advising the public that the consumption of alcohol or the possession of open containers of alcohol is not permitted in parks and recreation facilities.
(Ord. 2016-03, passed 3-21-2016)