City of Geneva, NY
Ontario County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Geneva 7-3-1968 as Ch. 65, §§ 65.1, 65.8, 65.9, 65.11 and 65.100A, of the 1968 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall willfully, without lawful authority, interfere with, injure or damage any public building, structure, street sign, lamp or lamppost, traffic signal or device, or any other property of any kind whatsoever belonging to or under the control of the city.
[Amended 1-6-1993 by Ord. No. 1-93]
A. 
Loitering.
(1) 
No person shall loiter in or around public buildings or obstruct corridors, stairways or doorways, so as to prevent free access by members of the public, officers or employees. No person shall, by his or her presence or by means either alone or in consort with others, interfere with or interrupt the conduct of business in the offices located in any such buildings.
(2) 
No person shall, without permission of the owner or occupant thereof, conceal himself, loiter or prowl on the property of another in such a manner as to reasonably cause alarm for the safety of persons or property in the vicinity.
B. 
Spitting in public places. Spitting upon the sidewalk or crosswalk of any public street, avenue, park, public square or place in the city, or upon the floor of any hall in any apartment house which is used in common by the tenants thereof, or upon the floor of any hall or office in any hotel or lodging house which is used in common by the guests thereof, or upon the floor of any theater, schoolhouse, church, store, factory or of any building which is used in common by the public, or upon the floor of any bus or other public conveyance, or upon the floor of any depot or station or upon the station platform of any railroad or other common carrier, is hereby prohibited.
No person shall throw any substance into any creek or into any sewer within the city which may tend to interfere with the free passage of water within said sewer or creek.
No person shall erect, maintain, operate or use or cause to be erected, maintained, operated or used, any electrical device, apparatus, equipment, machine, transmission line or wiring which shall cause unreasonable interference with television and radio reception.
[Amended by Ord. No. 81-27, eff. 9-2-1981]
A violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment not exceeding 15 days, or by both said fine and imprisonment. Each day any such violation shall continue shall constitute a separate violation.