Town of Rotterdam, NY
Schenectady County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Rotterdam at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Mass gatherings — See Ch. 180.
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 194.

§ 72-1 Open containers in public places prohibited.

A. 
No person shall have in his possession within the Town of Rotterdam an open container of alcoholic beverage, with the intent to consume the same, while said person is in any public place, including but not limited to any public highway, public street, public sidewalk, public alley, public parking lot or public area, except for locations licensed for the sale of alcoholic beverages by the State of New York.
B. 
The possession within the Town of Rotterdam of an open or unsealed bottle or container of an alcoholic beverage while such person is in any public place as referred to in Subsection A above is presumptive evidence of possession of the same with the intent to consume said alcoholic beverage while such person is in said public place.

§ 72-2 Consumption in public places prohibited.

No person shall drink or otherwise consume any liquor, wine, beer or other alcoholic beverage while such person is in any public place, including but not limited to any public highway, public street, public sidewalk, public alley, public parking lot or public area, except for locations licensed for the sale of alcoholic beverages by the State of New York.