Village of Haverstraw, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Haverstraw 9-21-1992 by L.L. No. 5-1992. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 105-1 Legislative determination; purpose.

It is hereby declared to be the policy of the Village of Haverstraw that in pursuance and for the purpose of preserving, protecting and promoting the public health, comfort, convenience, safety, welfare and prosperity and the peace and quiet of the Village of Haverstraw and its inhabitants, and more specifically, the health and competency of the work people in the village, that rules should be established regulating the hours of closing of businesses in the Village of Haverstraw.

§ 105-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERSON
An individual, sole proprietor, a partnership or a corporation that is the owner of the business.
REMAIN OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Includes retail sales to customers, manufacturing, fabricating, constructing and other such like activities.

§ 105-3 Hours of operation.

It shall be unlawful for any person engaged in a business, including but not limited to retail establishments, commercial, industrial, manufacturing, construction or quarrying, to remain open for business during the period from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. each and every day.

§ 105-4 Exceptions.

A. 
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to health care providers, including but not limited to doctors, dentists, hospitals, chiropractors and podiatrists.
B. 
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply where other provisions of New York State and/or county law establish and regulate hours of business operation, specifically including but not limited to liquor stores and premises licensed for on-premises consumption of alcohol.

§ 105-5 Penalties for offenses.

A. 
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to:
(1) 
For a first offense: a fine of not more than $250.
(2) 
For a second offense: a fine of not more than $500.
(3) 
For subsequent offenses: a fine of up to $1,000.
B. 
In addition, a jail term of up to 60 days may also be imposed, as well as a fine.
C. 
Each violation of this chapter shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such.

§ 105-6 Effective date.

This chapter shall take effect on April 1, 1993.