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Municipal Code


Municipal Code

Chapter 9. Licenses and Permits

Sec. 9-46. Possession or drinking in public places.

Possession or drinking of malt beverages or intoxicating liquor in public places is prohibited as follows:

(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to have in his or her possession any open can, bottle or other container containing fermented malt beverages or intoxicating liquor, or to drink from the can, bottle or other container, on any public street, sidewalk, boulevard, parkway, safety zone, alley or public parking lot, or on any city-owned property, except city parks, but including the Marshfield Fairgrounds, the campuses of the University of Wisconsin Extension and Mid-State Technical College; or in any motor vehicle parked on a public street, alley, or public parking lot.

(2) The council may, at its discretion, permit exceptions to the provision of subsection (1) of this section, by resolution, specifying the time, place and any limitations on the described conduct.