440 Ridgefield Residents have signed our petition
to limit the use of gas-powered leaf blowers


Effective January 1, 2025, Petition in Support of a Ridgefield Town Ordinance to limit the use of Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

I am a registered voter in the Town of Ridgefield, CT and I support the enactment of a town ordinance to limit the use of gas-powered leaf blowers to the following:

  • Clean Up Seasons during the hours of 8 am to 7 pm
  • Clean Up Seasons are:  April 1st to May 14th; and October 15th to November 30th.  Not including State or Federal Holidays.
  • Actions during and necessitated by an emergency;
  • For agricultural operations on premises in excess of 5 acres;.
  • On State owned properties;
  • Use by public utilities;  and
  • On Town-owned properties.  This exception for Town-owned properties does not include those areas of the Ridgefield Golf Course which are within 500 feet of a reside
  • Enforcement by the Ridgefield police department.  First violation is a warning, subsequent violations $ 250 fine
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