Town of Babylon, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Babylon 12-9-1969.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bazaars and fairs — See Ch. 79.
Bingo — See Ch. 54.
Building construction — See Ch. 89.
Cabarets and dance halls — See Ch. 94.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 123.
Games of chance — See Ch. 130.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 133.
Housing standards — See Ch. 138.
Noise — See Ch. 156.
Zoning — See Ch. 213.
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Editor's Note: The provisions of this chapter are derived from Art. II of Ch. 12 of the 1969 Unified Code of Ordinances of the Town of Babylon.

§ 173-1 Applicability of provisions.

Every place of public assembly shall comply with the provisions of this chapter, and violation of any of such provisions shall be unlawful.

§ 173-2 Lighting of premises.

No light on any part of a premises used as a place of public assembly shall be permitted to shine beyond the property line of the premises. All exterior lights on such premises shall be equipped with shielding devices so that the glow emanating therefrom shall be directed only on and toward such premises.

§ 173-3 Storage and removal of garbage, rubbish and refuse.

All garbage, rubbish and other refuse shall be stored until removed at the rear of places of public assembly in watertight receptacles not exceeding 30 gallons' capacity and securely covered. Such receptacles shall be cleaned at least three times weekly. No garbage, rubbish or other refuse shall be removed from such premises between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. following.

§ 173-4 Emanation of soot, smoke, fumes, acids and odors.

No soot, cinders, smoke, noxious acids, fumes, gases or disagreeable or unusual odors shall be permitted to emanate from the premises of a place of public assembly in such manner as to be detrimental to any person or to the public or which either annoys, disturbs, injures, endangers or may have a tendency to annoy, disturb, injure or endanger the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of any person or the public.

§ 173-5 Noise.

A. 
Generally. No loud, unnecessary or unusual noise or any noise shall be permitted to be made, continued or caused to be made or continued in a place of public assembly which either annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers or tends to annoy, disturb, injure or endanger the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of other persons or the public.
B. 
Music. No music shall be played in any place of public assembly either by mechanical device or live performance in such manner that the sound emanating therefrom shall be audible beyond the property line of the premises whereon the place of public assembly is located. At no time shall music be played either by mechanical device or live performance in a manner which either annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers or tends to annoy, disturb, injure or endanger the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of other persons or the public.

§ 173-6 Penalties for offenses.

A. 
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter or any of the rules and regulations adopted by the Building Inspector pursuant thereto shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not exceeding $500 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both. Each day's continued violation shall constitute a separate violation.
B. 
For the purpose of conferring jurisdiction upon courts and judicial officers generally, violations of said sections shall be deemed misdemeanors, and for such purpose only, all provisions of law relating to misdemeanors shall apply to such violations.