§ 32-1-15. Local permission to use state parks.
Any person, firm, or corporation requesting use of a state park for concerts, shows, exhibitions, or other similar gatherings shall first obtain the written permission to use the park from the licensing authority of the town or city where said park is located. The department of environmental management shall not permit the use of a park without the written permission required by this section, provided, however, that any person, firm, or corporation who or that is denied written permission to use the park from the licensing authority of the town or city where the park is located shall have the right to an immediate appeal to the department of environmental management for a hearing on the propriety of the denial of that written permission. The hearing shall be de novo and written notice of the appeal shall be given to the licensing authority of the city or town involved at the same time the written notice of appeal is given to the department of environmental management. The administrative procedures act, chapter 35 of title 42, shall apply to all appeals.
(P.L. 1972, ch. 133, § 1; P.L. 2016, ch. 511, art. 2, § 52.)