[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Central Square 3-7-1983 by L.L. No. 1-1983 as §§ 65.1 and 65.100 of the 1983 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall drink or otherwise consume liquor, wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages nor have in his or her possession or carry or transport any open bottle or open container, containing liquor, wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages while such person is in or upon any public sidewalk, street, highway, parking lot, school campus, public park or such other public place as defined by § 240.00 of the Penal Law of the State of New York in the Village of Central Square.
An open bottle or open container in any vehicle while in or on any public sidewalk, street, highway, parking lot, school campus, public park or other public place as defined by § 240.00 of the Penal Law of the State of New York shall be presumptive evidence that the same is in the possession of all the occupants thereof and in violation hereof.
The above restrictions shall not apply to places licensed to sell such beverages for on-premises consumption pursuant to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law of the State of New York; nor to any function, occasion or event authorized by the Board of Trustees to be conducted in any public place within the Village and for which a temporary beer and wine license has been obtained by the organization sponsoring the function, occasion or event; provided, however, that no open container shall be carried nor alcoholic beverages shall be consumed other than that sold by the authorized organization and only in the area designated by the Board of Trustees.
The Board of Trustees may authorize the consumption of alcoholic beverages in a Village Park in conjunction with any permit to use a Village Park or portion thereof.
The violation of any provision of this chapter shall be a violation, and any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be liable to a fine of not more than $250 or to not more than 15 days imprisonment, or both such fine and imprisonment.