Village of Kings Point, NY
Nassau County
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[[1]HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Kings Point 3-27-2017 by L.L. No. 1-2017. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks — See Ch. 109.
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Editor's Note: Former Ch. 70, Dogs, which consisted of Art. I, Dog Enumerators, adopted 11-18-1970 by L.L. No. 1-1970, and Art. II, Leash Law, adopted 11-24-1976 by L.L. No. 4-1976, as amended, was repealed 9-25-2003 by L.L. No. 10-2003. See now Ch. 48, Animals.

§ 70-1 Legislative intent.

A. 
The Village is seeking and has commenced a proceeding pursuant to the Eminent Domain Procedure Law to acquire certain properties for the purpose of establishing a passive waterfront park along Manhasset Bay for the benefit of all of the residents of the Village to increase the level and types of access to public water-related resources, for such activities as walking along the beachfront, bird watching, photography, and nature study, as a tranquil and quiet respite from the pressures of everyday life, and to be a haven for fowl and other wildlife for that watching, photography, and study.
B. 
In order to allow the residents of the Village to enjoy the park in the manner for which the park was established and to assure that the use of the park does not interfere with the neighboring residential properties, it is important to provide certain rules and regulations.
C. 
It is the intent of this chapter to establish those rules and regulations that will maximize the ability of the residents to utilize the park for the purposes for which it was created, without being disturbed by loud noise, litter, or other nuisances, and without disturbing the quietude of neighboring residents.
D. 
This chapter is being adopted prior to the vesting of title of the properties to be obtained by eminent domain so that the rules and regulations contained herein shall be in effect as of the date the Village is vested in title to those properties.

§ 70-2 Park established.

A park, which shall be known as "East Shore Park," is hereby established, consisting of the following parcels located in the Village of Kings Point as shown on the Nassau County Land and Tax Map: Section 1, Block 172, Lots 35, 36A, 36B, 37A, 37B, 39C, 39D, 40A, 40B, 41A, 41B, 42A, 42B, 43A, and 43B; and Section 1, Block 184, Lots 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B, 13, and 14.

§ 70-3 Rules and regulations.

The following rules and regulations shall apply and be enforced and administered in East Shore Park.
A. 
No person shall be present in the park except:
(1) 
Residents of the Village of Kings Point with proof of residency with them to display to a police officer or other Village official if asked to produce it. Such proof shall consist of a driver's license, passport, certified copy of a deed, or identification issued by the Village Clerk, or such other proof as may be accepted by the officer requesting that it be produced; and
(2) 
Individuals identified by such residents as accompanying them in the park as their guests.
B. 
No person, other than an employee of the Village or an officer of the Kings Point Police Department or the Nassau County Police Department, shall be in the park before 9:00 a.m. or after 6:00 p.m.
C. 
No person shall bring a dog or other pet animal into the park or allow it to remain in the park.
D. 
No person shall bring into the park or have with them in the park any food or beverages.
E. 
No person shall bring into or through the park or have with them in the park any fishing rods, reels, hooks, or other fishing equipment.
F. 
No person shall fish from or in the park.
G. 
No person shall swim from or in the park.
H. 
No person shall bring into or through, maintain within, or launch from the park any kayak, raft, tube, float, life vest, boat, or other water vessel or water support or water play object.
I. 
No person shall throw a ball, Frisbee, or other toy or sports object in the park.
J. 
No person shall fly a drone from within the park or allow a drone to fly less than 400 feet above the park.
K. 
No person shall play or have turned on any musical instruments, radios, or other devices that make or amplify sound that is audible to a reasonable person of normal sensitivities within two feet of such person in the park.
L. 
No person shall make any loud, raucous, unnecessary, or unusual noise which annoys, disturbs, interferes with, injures, or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace, or safety of a reasonable person of normal sensitivities in the park or on neighboring properties, and every person shall conduct him- or herself in an orderly manner and shall endeavor to cause no discomfort or inconvenience to any reasonable person of normal sensitivities.
M. 
No person shall mutilate, deface, or damage the park property or break, cut, remove, or injure any flower, shrub, tree, or other vegetation in the park.
N. 
No person shall abandon, discard, leave, dump, or deposit any bottle, glass, can, metal, paper, garbage, or other rubbish or litter in the park.
O. 
No person shall vend, hawk, peddle, or distribute any merchandise or circulate any advertising matter or post any signs, bills, or placards in the park.
P. 
No person shall ride any skateboard, bicycle, or motor vehicle, or similar device, in the park.
Q. 
No person shall kindle, build, maintain, or use a fire in the park.
R. 
No person shall smoke, possess, throw, or discard any lighted match, cigar, cigarette, or other material in the park.
S. 
No person shall bring into the park or construct within the park any tents, lean-tos, or other structures, temporary or permanent, of individual parts or as a prefabricated whole.
T. 
No person shall traverse from the park directly onto adjoining residential properties.

§ 70-4 Enforcement; penalties for offenses.

A. 
The police officers, Building Inspector, Superintendent of the Building Department, and Superintendent of the Department of Public Works of the Village, and such other employees of the Village as may be authorized by the Board of Trustees from time to time, and the police officers of the County of Nassau shall have the power to enforce this chapter and to remove from the park any person violating the provisions of this chapter.
B. 
In addition to being subject to the penalties provided in Chapter 116 of this Code, any person violating the provisions of this chapter may be barred by the Board of Trustees of the Village from further use of the park for such period of time as such Board finds reasonable and appropriate, based upon such violation or continued violations, after giving such person a right to be heard and represented by counsel.