Village of Cedarhurst, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Cedarhurst 3-2-1964 as Secs. 11-3, 11-5 and 11-9 of the 1964 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Public assemblies — See Ch. 80.
Any person who, with intent to provoke a breach of the peace or whereby a breach of the peace may be occasioned, commits any of the following acts shall be deemed to have committed the offense of disorderly conduct:
Uses offensive language, conduct, behavior. Uses or indulges in offensive, disorderly, threatening, abusive or insulting language, conduct or behavior.
Annoys, disturbs others. Acts in such manner as to annoy, disturb, interfere with, obstruct or be offensive to others.
Unlawful assembly. Congregates with others on a public street, sidewalk, park or place and refuses to move on when ordered by the police.
Causes crowd to collect. By his or her actions causes a crowd to collect, except when lawfully addressing such a crowd.
Shouts, makes noise. Shouts or makes any other noise outside or inside a building during the nighttime to the annoyance or disturbance of any considerable number of persons.
Interferes with others. Interferes with any person in any place by jostling against such person or unnecessarily crowding him or her or by placing a hand in the proximity of such person's pocket, pocketbook or handbag.
Solicits alms. Stations himself or herself on the public streets or follows pedestrians for the purpose of soliciting alms or who solicits alms on the public streets, unlawfully.
Lewd conduct. Frequents or loiters about any public place soliciting persons of the same or opposite sex for the purpose of committing a crime against nature or other lewdness.[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Disturbances in public conveyances. Causes a disturbance in any railroad car, omnibus or other public conveyance by running through it, climbing through windows or upon the seats or otherwise annoying passengers or employees therein.
Annoys pedestrians. Stands on sidewalks or street corner and makes insulting remarks to or about passing pedestrians or annoys such pedestrians.
Criminal activities. Is engaged in any illegal occupation or who bears an evil reputation and with an unlawful purpose consorts with thieves and criminals or frequents unlawful resorts. In any prosecution under this Subsection K, the fact that the defendant is engaged in an illegal occupation or bears an evil reputation and is found consorting with persons of like evil reputation, thieves or criminals shall be prima facie evidence that such consorting was for an unlawful purpose.
Unlawful use of municipal property. Makes use of any municipal property, including parks or stadiums, or conducts himself or herself in a manner contrary to any posted notices, rules or regulations of the village or who refuses to obey the orders of any person or persons in authority with respect to the use of or conduct in or with respect to such property.
Indecent dress. Being a person over the age of 16 years and who appears in the Business District or any other public street or place within the village dressed in such manner which fails to conceal that portion of the wearer's body extending from the shoulders to a point midway between the hips and knees.
Violates ordinance. Violates any ordinance herein which by its terms declares such violation to be disorderly conduct.[2]
Editor's Note: Former unnumbered paragraph providing for a specific penalty and former Section 11-5, Indecency, both of which immediately followed this subsection, were deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Prohibited in designated places. Spitting upon the sidewalk or crosswalk of any public street, avenue, park, public square or place in the village or upon the floor of any apartment or other home which is used in common by the tenants thereof or upon the floor of any hall or lodging house which is used in common by the guests thereof or upon the floor of any theater, schoolhouse, church, store, factory or any building which is used in common by the public or upon the floor of any railroad car or other public conveyance or upon the station platform of any railroad or other common carrier is hereby forbidden.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be liable to a penalty set in accordance with Chapter 1, Article III, General Penalty.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).