Village of Munsey Park, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Munsey Park 9-13-1989 by L.L. No. 3-1989 (Sec. G115 of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks — See Ch. 128.
It shall be unlawful for any person to:
A. 
Consume any alcoholic beverage in any public place within the Village of Munsey Park except in a public place where such consumption is authorized by license or permit under the laws and regulations of this state, or upon the occasion of a planned, supervised event such as a fair, picnic, block party or other community gathering which has been organized and made known in writing to the Board of Trustees of the Village in advance of the event.
B. 
Have in his possession an open or unsealed container of an alcoholic beverage while in any public place for the purpose of consuming such alcoholic beverage. Possession of an open or unsealed container which contains an alcoholic beverage by a person in or upon a public place shall be presumptive evidence that the container is possessed with the intent to consume its contents.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE
Any liquor, beer, wine, spirits, cider or other liquid, patented or not, composed of or containing alcohol or spirits, whether or not brewed, fermented or distilled, and capable of being consumed by a human being.
CONTAINER
Any bottle, can, glass, cup or other receptacle.
OPEN CONTAINER
A container with the contents exposed to the atmosphere or the seal thereof broken.[1]
PUBLIC PLACE
Includes any public highway, street, alley, sidewalk, parking area or lot, park or playground, public building, transportation facility or any other public facility or ground, whether vacant or improved, within the incorporated boundaries of the Village of Munsey Park.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, Penalties. Each day of continuance of an offense shall be considered a separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).