Village of Bayville, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Bayville 4-8-1985 as L.L. No. 7-1985. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 75.

§ 76-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
RECREATIONAL MOTOR VEHICLES
Includes, but is not expressly limited to, minibikes, motorscooters, go-carts, golf carts, motorbikes, dune buggies and swamp buggies and any other similar motor vehicle of the type that is normally used on land for recreation, entertainment or pleasure. The use of lawn mowers, powered garden vehicles and other similar utilitarian domestic vehicles is specifically excepted herefrom.

§ 76-2 Restrictions on operation.

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or permit and suffer to be operated a recreational motor vehicle as defined in § 76-1 within the Village of Bayville under any of the following circumstances:
A. 
On private property of another without the express prior written consent of the owner and the occupant of said property. Such consent may be revoked at any time by the grantor thereof. Where such express prior written consent has been obtained, the operator or person at the site responsible for such operation shall keep said consent on his person and available for immediate display at all times during the period of such operation. Excepted from the operation of this subsection are any private clubs or other organizations that permit the operation of recreational motor vehicles on their property in connection with the principal use of said property by the members of any such club or organization.
B. 
On any public grounds or property, including village, town or county owned land, which shall include but not be limited to parks, beaches, ball parks, recreation areas, village, town or county owned streets, easements and sidewalks or areas dedicated to or commonly used for vehicular or pedestrian traffic, village, township or county storage facilities, garage areas and lands, unless specifically designated, set aside and reserved therefor by resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Bayville.
C. 
In such manner as to create loud or unnecessary noise so as to unreasonably disturb or interfere with persons in the peaceful and quiet enjoyment of their property. To this end, no person shall operate a recreational motor vehicle before the hour of 9:00 a.m. and after the hour of 7:00 p.m. prevailing time, or sunset, whichever shall first occur.
D. 
In a careless, reckless or negligent manner so as to endanger the safety or property of any person.

§ 76-3 Penalties for offenses.

Any person under the age of eighteen (18) years who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed to be a juvenile offender. Any person of the age of eighteen (18) years or over who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed two hundred fifty dollars ($250.) or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding fifteen (15) days, or both.