Village of Massapequa Park, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Massapequa Park 4-14-2003 by L.L. No. 1-2003. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 203-1 Findings.

The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park hereby finds and declares that lighters, matches, and similar devices ("lighter devices") pose a serious health and safety risk to our children and property when these devices are used by minors. The unregulated sale and dispensing of lighter devices may cause serious injury to our Village residents.

§ 203-2 Prohibited acts.

No person shall sell or offer to sell in any way or dispense or provide a lighter device to any person under the age of 18 years.

§ 203-3 Penalties for offenses.

A violation of this chapter shall be deemed a violation and not a crime, punishable by a fine to be set by the court not to exceed $1,000 for first offense; $2,000 for a second offense; and $3,000 for the third or for a subsequent offense.