Section 14-27 Proclamation Imposing Prohibitions

Section 14-27 Proclamation Imposing Prohibitions & Restrictions

(a) The mayor by proclamation may impose the prohibitions and restrictions specified in sections 14-28 through 14-33 of this article in the manner described in those sections. The mayor may impose as many of those specified prohibitions and restrictions as he finds are necessary because of an emergency, to maintain an acceptable level of public order and services, and to protect lives, safety and property. The chairperson shall recite his findings in the proclamation.

(b) The proclamation shall be in writing. The mayor shall take reasonable steps to give notice of the terms of the proclamation to those affected by it and shall post a copy of it in the town hall. The mayor shall send reports of the substance of the proclamation to the mass communications media which serves the affected area. The mayor shall retain a text of the proclamation and furnish upon request certified copies of it.