In the event of an imminent or declared state of emergency endangering the safety, health or welfare of the people of the town, or threatened danger or destruction of property arising from the shortage or imminent shortage of water, the Mayor is hereby authorized and empowered to issue a public proclamation declaring the existence of a state of emergency and to define and impose appropriate prohibitions and restrictions resulting from the water shortage applicable to all persons within the jurisdiction of the town in order to meet the exigencies of the imminent or declared state of emergency.
(Ord. 02-12, passed 7-8-02; Am. Ord. 08-23, passed 8-11-08)