Village of Geneseo, NY
Livingston County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Geneseo 8-25-1980 by L.L. No. 2-1980 as Ch. 25 of the 1966 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Geneseo hereby finds and declares it to be in the public interest to provide for the regulation of certain conduct in public places within the Village of Geneseo.
For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms used herein shall have the following meanings:
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE
Any alcoholic beverage as so defined by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
CONTAINER
Includes any bottle, can, cup or glass receptacle suitable for or used to hold any liquid.
PUBLIC PLACE
A place to which the public or a substantial group of persons has access, including but not limited to any highway, street, road, alley, bypass, sidewalk, parking area, shopping area, playground, park or recreation facility located within the Village of Geneseo, except that the definition of a "public place" shall not include those premises duly licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises or within and on private property that is not a "public place" as defined in this section.
SPECIAL EVENT
Includes a fair, picnic, block party, sidewalk activity or other community gathering in any public place.
[Amended 7-5-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
No person shall carry, transport or have in his possession with the intent to consume in any public place, other than permitted public places, any open, resealed or partly empty bottle, can, container or similar article containing an alcoholic beverage of any kind or description as defined by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
No person shall break, leave, discard or deposit in any manner any glass, bottle, glassware, crockery, can or container of any kind, make or description in any public place as herein defined in § 33-2.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former § 25-5, Permits for special events, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 7-5-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989.
[Amended 7-5-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989; 10-15-2012 by L.L. No. 2-2012; 3-23-2020 by L.L. No. 1-2020]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense, as defined in the Penal Law of the State of New York, and shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a minimum fine of $50, not to exceed $250.