Village of Brewster, NY
Putnam County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brewster as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 68.
Curfew — See Ch. 110.
Graffiti — See Ch. 141.
Noise — See Ch. 159.
[Adopted 6-17-1932 as Sections 16, 17 and 18 of the 1932 Ordinances; amended in its entirety 5-20-1992 by L.L. No. 1-1992 (Ch. 126 of the 1992 Code)]

§ 174-1 Injury to property.

No person shall willfully or maliciously injure, deface or destroy any building, fence, awning, signboard or ornamental thing in the Village of Brewster or remove or destroy handbills or notices or placards lawfully posted within the Village.

§ 174-2 Disturbance in streets.

No person or persons shall make, aid, countenance or assist in making any improper noise, riot or disturbance in the streets or elsewhere or congregate upon the sidewalks or streets of the Village to the annoyance or disturbance of the citizens or travelers or in any way disturb any public assemblage.

§ 174-3 Public intoxication.

No person shall be intoxicated in any public place in the Village of Brewster.

§ 174-4 Penalties for offenses.

Any person committing an offense against any of the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable for each offense by a penalty of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.

§ 174-5 Enforcement. [1]

The Village of Brewster Police Department shall administer, implement and enforce the provisions of this article.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Adopted 9-19-2007 by L.L. No. 4-2007]

§ 174-6 Title; purpose.

This article shall be known as the "Public Urinating and Defecating Law of the Village of Brewster," for the prevention of human urination and defecation in public places and private places in view of the public.

§ 174-7 Prohibited acts; definitions.

A. 
No person shall urinate or defecate, within the Village of Brewster, in a public place, or on any private property used to accommodate the public, or on any private property without the permission of the owner, except in a rest room facility.
B. 
For the purpose of this section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PRIVATE PLACE
Any private property used to accommodate the public or visible to the public. Any building, structure, equipment or other thing, including the land upon which it is situate, abutting premises that are used incidentally for the accommodation of the public or visible to the public, including the sidewalks and streets adjacent thereto.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any place to which the public or a substantial group of persons has access, and includes, but is not limited to, streets, sidewalks, alleys, parking areas, municipal parking ramps, garages, other transportation facilities, schools, pools, places of amusement, parks, playgrounds, together with hallways, lobbies and other portions of apartment houses and hotels not constituting rooms or apartments designed for actual residence or any other public facility or ground, whether vacant or improved.

§ 174-8 Administration and enforcement. [1]

The Village of Brewster Police Department shall administer, implement and enforce the provisions of this article.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 174-9 Penalties for offenses.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a penalty not greater than $250 and/or not more than 15 days in jail; provided that a person who violates this article after having been convicted of a violation of this article within the preceding three years shall be punishable by a penalty not greater than $350 and/or not more than 15 days in jail; and further provided that a person who violates this article after having been convicted two or more times of a violation of this section within the preceding three years shall be punishable by a penalty not greater than $500 and/or not more than 15 days in jail.

§ 174-10 Remedies not exclusive.

The remedies listed in this article are not exclusive of any other remedies available under any applicable federal, state or local law and it is within the discretion of the authorized enforcement agency to seek cumulative remedies.