Village of Lawrence, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lawrence 5-25-1942 as part of Ord. No. 106;[1] amended in its entirety 4-13-1988 by L.L. No. 5-1988. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dogs — See Ch. 76.
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 125.
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 140.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 144.
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Editor's Note: The provisions of this chapter are derived from Chapter 3 of the Code of Ordinances of 1942.

§ 90-1 Fireworks restricted.

The sale, distribution or possession of fireworks, as defined in General Business Law § 322-a and Penal Law §§ 270.00 and 405.00, is hereby prohibited, unless a license has previously been issued for such purpose by the Village Administrator of the Village of Lawrence, who is hereby designated the "permit authority" of the Village of Lawrence. with the powers and duties granted to the permit authority by the statute.

§ 90-2 Explosives restricted.

The storage, use or transportation of any high or low explosives, fuses or electric blasting caps, fireworks or any other explosives compound or dangerous article is hereby prohibited, unless a license has previously been issued for such purpose by the Village Administrator of the Village of Lawrence, who is hereby empowered to issue a license therefor, upon proof to his satisfaction that the regulations of the Bureau of Public Safety of the Nassau County Police Department and all applicable statutes, rules and regulations have been or will be complied with.

§ 90-3 Firearms restricted.

The carrying on the public streets or the use or discharge in the Village of Lawrence of any rifle, pistol, shotgun or other firearm is hereby prohibited, unless a license has previously been issued for such purpose by the Village Administrator of the Village of Lawrence, who is hereby empowered to issue a license therefor, covering such period of time or such locality and upon such conditions as he may determine, upon proof to his satisfaction that all applicable statutes, rules and regulations have been or will be complied with and that such use or discharge will not endanger or annoy any person or property.

§ 90-4 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 9-11-2002 by L.L. No. 5-2002]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine up to a maximum of $1,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.