[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lake Success 9-12-2005 by L.L. No. 2-2005. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Village of Lake Success, through its Board of Trustees and in its proprietary capacity, declares that it is necessary, for the security, safety, protection and well-being of the public, its employees and its property, to place restrictions on the bearing and possession of firearms and other dangerous weapons and instruments by individuals while entering into and being present in buildings or properties owned, leased and operated by the Village of Lake Success.
No person shall have in his or her possession, either openly or concealed, any firearms, gun, explosive device or substance, lethal or debilitating chemical or gas, or any dangerous or deadly weapon or instrument of any description, including but not limited to a handgun, pistol, target pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun, dangerous knife, dagger, dirk, razor, stiletto, imitation pistol, or any other item defined as a firearm or weapon under New York State Penal Law, while entering into or while being present in any buildings or properties owned, leased or operated by the Village of Lake Success.
This chapter shall not apply to any authorized peace officer or police officer, as defined in the New York State Criminal Procedure Law, or any other official or agent designated by the Village, county, state or federal government authorized to carry a firearm.
Any person who violates this chapter shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor pursuant to the Penal Law, punishable by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $1,000 or a term of imprisonment of not less than 15 days nor more than three months, or both.