Village of Village of The Branch, NY
Suffolk County
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GENERAL REFERENCES

Firearms, fireworks and explosive — See Ch. 42.

Noise — See Ch. 55.

Sanitation and littering — See Ch. 67.

§ 59-1
Definitions. 

§ 59-2
Offenses. 

§ 59-1 Definitions.

The following terms, as used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings:

MOTOR VEHICLE
Any wheeled vehicle capable of carrying one or more passengers and powered by an internal combustion engine.
OBSTRUCTS
Renders impassable without unreasonable inconvenience or hazard.
PUBLIC
Affecting or likely to affect persons in a place to which the public or a substantial group has access.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any public street, highway, road, alley, park, sidewalk, playground, public building or vacant lot.

§ 59-2 Offenses.

A person is guilty of an offense against the provisions of this chapter if he or she willfully or recklessly, with disregard for the rights of others:

A. 

Engages in fighting or threatening to fight, or in violent or tumultuous behavior.

B. 

Makes an unreasonable noise or offensive, coarse or lewd utterance, gesture or display, or addresses abusive or lewd language to any person.

C. 

Creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition by any act which serves no legitimate purpose of the actor.

D. 

Appears in any public place manifestly under the influence of alcohol, narcotics or other drugs, not therapeutically administered, to the degree that he or she may endanger himself or other persons or property or annoy persons in his vicinity.

E. 

Having no legal privilege to do so, intentionally or recklessly obstructs any highway or other public passage, whether alone or with others.

F. 

Refuses to obey a reasonable official request or order to move:

(1) 

To prevent obstruction of a highway, sidewalk or other public passage.

(2) 

To maintain public safety by dispersing those gathered in dangerous proximity to a fire or other hazard.

G. 

Creates or participates in the creation of a condition that is dangerous and threatens destruction or damage to the property of the public or of private persons.

H. 

Creates loud noises, to the annoyance of the peaceable residents nearby, by the use of a motor vehicle.

Editor's Note: See Ch. 55, Noise.