Village of Islandia, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Islandia 12-1-1988 by L.L. No. 26-1988. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
Prohibited conduct.
(1) 
It shall be unlawful in the Village of Islandia for any person, other than the owner, to trespass or intrude or go upon any public or private property, which has been posted as hereinafter provided, without the written consent of the owner of such private property or public official having charge of any public property.
(2) 
It shall be unlawful to pick any flowers, shrubs or trees upon any public property or mar or deface any public building.
(3) 
No person shall intrude upon any lot or piece of land within the Village of Islandia without authority from the owner thereof, or erect or occupy thereon any hut or other structure whatsoever without such authority.
B. 
Rule of evidence. The failure by any person to exhibit such written consent to any property owner, peace officer or any public official or employee shall be presumptive evidence that he has no consent to be upon the property.
C. 
Nonapplicability. This section shall not apply to a fire, police, peace officer or authorized village official or employee acting in the course of his duties.
A. 
Notices or signs not less than 14 inches high by 24 inches wide and with letters not less than four inches high shall be so placed that when in position each notice or sign shall not be separated for a distance between signs greater than 200 feet.
B. 
The notices or signs shall be so placed as to be legible and visible.
C. 
The notices or signs shall contain the words "NO TRESPASSING."
A. 
Whether or not public property shall have been posted as herein provided, no person shall enter or go upon any public land or public installation, facility or building, unless the same shall, as an ordinary function, be open and accessible to the public, without the consent of the Village Board or the village official or employee or other public official having charge of such property, building or facility.
B. 
No person shall loiter in or upon any public building or other public place, including the halls, stairways, corridors, rotundas, meeting rooms, offices or similar places, parking or storage areas, walks or driveways.
C. 
Nothing herein contained shall be deemed to prevent any resident of the Village of Islandia from using any park or recreation facility when otherwise authorized.
D. 
The Commissioner of any village department having control of and authority over a village facility or any village property may make rules and regulations designating areas which are closed to the public and governing the use of all areas of such facility or property. Any person disregarding such rules or regulations may be prohibited from entering or remaining in the facility, in addition to the penalties provided in § 157-5.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to place, erect or occupy within the bounds of any street or road of the Village of Islandia any structure without authorization.
A. 
The violation of any provision of this chapter is an offense.
B. 
Any person, firm or corporation found guilty of violation of any provision hereof shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days, or both, for a second or subsequent offenses.
C. 
Each day upon which any violation of this chapter shall continue shall be a separate violation hereof.
The invalidation of any section or provision of this chapter by any court of competent jurisdiction shall not invalidate any other section or provision hereof.
This chapter shall take effect immediately.